Wolfe Tone

1763 - 1798

Wolfe Tone

Theobald Wolfe Tone, posthumously known as Wolfe Tone (20 June 1763 – 19 November 1798), was a leading Irish revolutionary figure and one of the founding members of the United Irishmen, and a leader of the 1798 Irish Rebellion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfe Tone has received more than 499,691 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 342nd most popular social activist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 500k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Wolfe Tone ranks 341 out of 426Before him are Mumia Abu-Jamal, William Lloyd Garrison, Yagan, Marsha P. Johnson, Lucy Parsons, and Sakine Cansız. After him are Lucy Stone, Wu'erkaixi, Claudette Colvin, Eoin O'Duffy, Neerja Bhanot, and Hereward the Wake.

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Among people born in 1763, Wolfe Tone ranks 30Before him are Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Johann Baptist Allgaier, Hugues-Bernard Maret, duc de Bassano, Adalbert Gyrowetz, Étienne-Gaspard Robert, and Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen.  Among people deceased in 1798, Wolfe Tone ranks 20Before him are Gaetano Pugnani, Yuan Mei, François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers, Pedro Pablo Abarca de Bolea, 10th Count of Aranda, John Fitch, and Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt. After him are James Wilson, George Read, and Thomas Pennant.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Wolfe Tone ranks 189 out of 366Before him are Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley (1833), Edna O'Brien (1930), Matt McGrath (1875), Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh (1911), Liam Cosgrave (1920), and John A. Costello (1891). After him are Arthur Johnson (1879), Eoin O'Duffy (null), Martin Sheridan (1881), Moya Brennan (1952), Diarmait Mac Murchada (1110), and Henry Kellett (1806).


Among social activists born in Ireland, Wolfe Tone ranks 3Before him are Mary Harris Jones (1837) and William Howard Russell (1820). After him are Eoin O'Duffy (null) and Robert Emmet (1778).

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