Chelsea Manning Biography
(Whistleblower - Disclosed Classified Documents to 'WikiLeaks')
Birthday: December 17, 1987 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Born as Bradley Manning, Chelsea Manning a native of Crescent, Oklahoma, is a transgender and former U.S Army Intelligence Officer who was charged with treason and imprisoned for the leaking of thousands of top-secret documents to WikiLeaks, awhistleblower organization founded by Julian Assange. While on duty in Iraq in 2009, Manning had access to classified information that she later on described as profoundly disturbing and troubling. She subsequently made the decision to leak these documents as a whistleblower to the actions of the U.S Government, its military, and allies. Manning was arrested after a hacker named Adrian Lamo exposed her to the Defense Department. Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison. She was subsequently granted the legal right to identify herself as Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, a transgender. President Barack Obama commuted Manning’s sentence after international support for Manning in favor of her release poured in. In early 2018, Chelsea announced that she would contest for the Senate position from the district of Maryland.