1800 - 1833


Yagan (; c. 1795 – 11 July 1833) was an Indigenous Australian warrior from the Noongar people. He played a key part in early resistance to British colonial settlement and rule in the area surrounding what is now Perth, Western Australia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yagan has received more than 237,780 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 338th most popular social activist.

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  • 240k

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  • 45.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

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  • 2.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Yagan ranks 337 out of 426Before him are Samantha Smith, Natalya Estemirova, Olga Lepeshinskaya, Romas Kalanta, Mumia Abu-Jamal, and William Lloyd Garrison. After him are Marsha P. Johnson, Lucy Parsons, Sakine Cansız, Wolfe Tone, Lucy Stone, and Wu'erkaixi.

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Among people born in 1800, Yagan ranks 55Before him are Ramón María Narváez, 1st Duke of Valencia, Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant, Kitsos Tzavelas, Brian Houghton Hodgson, Gilbert Thomas Burnett, and Mikhail Pogodin. After him are Juan Francisco de Vidal, Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet, George Bancroft, and Edward Bouverie Pusey. Among people deceased in 1833, Yagan ranks 30Before him are Rahel Varnhagen, Johann Friedrich Meckel, Fausto Elhuyar, Banastre Tarleton, Joshua Brookes, and Ivan Martinov. After him is Oliver Wolcott Jr..

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Yagan ranks 152 out of 575Before him are Mia Wasikowska (1989), Malcolm Fraser (1930), Greg Egan (1961), Gerald Patterson (1895), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1951), and Lleyton Hewitt (1981). After him are Fred Stolle (1938), Shirley Strickland (1925), Radha Mitchell (1973), James Wolfensohn (1933), May Robson (1858), and Yvonne Strahovski (1982).


Among social activists born in Australia, Yagan ranks 1

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