Tawakkol Karman

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Tawakkol Abdel-Salam Khalid Karman (Arabic: توكل عبد السلام خالد كرمان‎, romanized: Tawakkul 'Abd us-Salām Khalid Karmān; also romanized Tawakul, Tawakel; born 7 February 1979) is a Yemeni Nobel Laureate, journalist, politician, and human rights activist. She leads the group "Women Journalists Without Chains," which she co-founded in 2005. She became the international public face of the 2011 Yemeni uprising that is part of the Arab Spring uprisings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tawakkol Karman has received more than 419,593 page views. Her biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Tawakkol Karman is the 319th most popular social activist (down from 278th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Yemen (down from 11th in 2019) and the most popular Yemeni Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Tawakkol Karman ranks 319 out of 544Before her are Abbie Hoffman, Abdul Sattar Edhi, Mary Harris Jones, Germaine Tillion, Josephine Butler, and Udham Singh. After her are Lester R. Brown, Samantha Smith, Mary Edwards Walker, Dhondo Keshav Karve, Hanan Ashrawi, and Mahmoud Taleghani.

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Among people born in 1979, Tawakkol Karman ranks 50Before her are Danneel Ackles, Roberto Saviano, Kristanna Loken, Norah Jones, Adam Brody, and Kevin Hart. After her are Nihat Kahveci, Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, Diego Luna, Matisyahu, Jesse Spencer, and Oscar Isaac.

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Among people born in Yemen, Tawakkol Karman ranks 12 out of 18Before her are Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din (1869), Muhammad al-Badr (1926), Mukesh Ambani (1957), Shoshana Damari (1923), Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani (893), and Ahmad bin Yahya (1891). After her are Mohammed Basindawa (1935), Eddie Izzard (1962), Ali Muhammad Mujawar (1953), Abdul Qadir Bajamal (1946), Nujood Ali (1998), and Keith Vaz (1956).


Among social activists born in Yemen, Tawakkol Karman ranks 1

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