William Lloyd Garrison

1805 - 1879

William Lloyd Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison (December 10, 1805 – May 24, 1879), who signed and printed his name Wm. Lloyd Garrison, was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer. He is best known for his widely-read anti-slavery newspaper The Liberator, which he founded in 1831 and published in Boston until hereditary slavery in the United States was abolished by Constitutional amendment in 1865. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Lloyd Garrison has received more than 1,329,552 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 337th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, William Lloyd Garrison ranks 336 out of 426Before him are Osvaldo Hurtado, Samantha Smith, Natalya Estemirova, Olga Lepeshinskaya, Romas Kalanta, and Mumia Abu-Jamal. After him are Yagan, Marsha P. Johnson, Lucy Parsons, Sakine Cansız, Wolfe Tone, and Lucy Stone.

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Among people born in 1805, William Lloyd Garrison ranks 47Before him are Robert Anderson, Johann von Lamont, Johann Friedrich Klotzsch, John O. Westwood, Alexander Burnes, and José Ballivián. After him are Rudolf Wagner and William Harrison Ainsworth. Among people deceased in 1879, William Lloyd Garrison ranks 42Before him are Johann von Lamont, Aleksandr Baryatinsky, Rowland Hill, Lyuben Karavelov, Jean Baptiste Boisduval, and László Paál. After him are Epameinondas Deligeorgis, John Bell Hood, John Adams Dix, and Sarah Josepha Hale.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Lloyd Garrison ranks 5,409 out of 12,171Before him are Pat Benatar (1953), Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841), M. King Hubbert (1903), Brian Krause (1969), Wiz Khalifa (1987), and John Holt (1923). After him are Elwyn Berlekamp (1940), Trish Van Devere (1941), Cassandra Peterson (1951), Lee Pace (1979), Matthew Gray Gubler (1980), and Leonard Eugene Dickson (1874).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, William Lloyd Garrison ranks 50Before him are Lester R. Brown (1934), Eugene V. Debs (1855), Leonard Peltier (1944), Anna Louise Strong (1885), Samantha Smith (1972), and Mumia Abu-Jamal (1954). After him are Marsha P. Johnson (1945), Lucy Parsons (1853), Otto Warmbier (1994), Afeni Shakur (1947), Sylvia Rivera (1951), and Mary Edwards Walker (null).

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