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Joshua Wong

Activist Joshua Wong

Profession: Activist


Biography: Joshua Wong is a student activist influential during Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution in 2014.

He is the founder of student protest group Scholarism and in 2016 helped establish the pro-democracy political party Demosistō.

Born: October 13, 1996
Birthplace: Hong Kong, British Hong Kong
Age: 25 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Historical Events

  • 2011-05-29 Hong Kong student activist group Scholarism started by Joshua Wong and Ivan Lam
  • 2016-04-10 Hong Kong pro-democracy political party Demosistō established by Nathan Law, Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow
  • 2019-06-17 Activist Joshua Wong calls on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to resign after leaving prison amid street protests the day before of over 2 million people.

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