Walter Reuther

1907 - 1970

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Walter Philip Reuther (; September 1, 1907 – May 9, 1970) was an American leader of organized labor and civil rights activist who built the United Automobile Workers (UAW) into one of the most progressive labor unions in American history. He saw labor movements not as narrow special interest groups but as instruments to advance social justice and human rights in democratic societies. He leveraged the UAW's resources and influence to advocate for workers' rights, civil rights, women's rights, universal health care, public education, affordable housing, environmental stewardship and nuclear nonproliferation around the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Reuther has received more than 413,498 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Walter Reuther is the 488th most popular social activist, the 12,231st most popular biography from United States and the 89th most popular American Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Walter Reuther ranks 488 out of 544Before him are Stanislav Markelov, Matthew Shepard, Norma Cruz, Bill Ayers, Jack Thompson, and Loujain al-Hathloul. After him are Mosab Hassan Yousef, Edith Windsor, Maryam Namazie, Valery Levaneuski, Latifa Ibn Ziaten, and Bogaletch Gebre.

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Among people born in 1907, Walter Reuther ranks 314Before him are Tex Gibbons, Bob Steele, Ruth Patrick, Israel Albert Horowitz, Albert Gore Sr., and Bob Tisdall. After him is Paul Fannin. Among people deceased in 1970, Walter Reuther ranks 210Before him are Chester Morris, William Beaudine, Preston Foster, Feroz Khan Noon, Rose McConnell Long, and Lillian Board.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Walter Reuther ranks 12,231 out of 15,968Before him are Ashley Massaro (1979), Jasmine Guy (1962), Henry Louis Gates Jr. (1950), Benjamin Fitzpatrick (1802), Juicy J (1975), and Moisés Arias (1994). After him are Philip Winchester (1981), Derek Trucks (1979), David Yost (1969), Jerome Apt (1949), Joely Fisher (1967), and Jani Lane (1964).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Walter Reuther ranks 89Before him are Frances Willard (1839), Julia Butterfly Hill (1974), Dick Gregory (1932), Matthew Shepard (1976), Bill Ayers (1944), and Jack Thompson (1951). After him are Edith Windsor (1929), Lizzie Velásquez (1989), Ronan Farrow (1987), Tarana Burke (1973), Cindy Sheehan (1957), and Linda Sarsour (1980).