Activists

Julia Butterfly Hill

Julia Butterfly Hill

February 18, 1974 -

Activists

John Perkins (author)

John Perkins (author)

January 28, 1945 -

Activists

Fatima Bhutto

Fatima Bhutto

29 May 1982 -

Activists

Pat Stryker

Pat Stryker

1956 -

American billionaire

Ashanti Alston

Ashanti Alston

1954 -

American activist, writer

An Chang-ho

An Chang-ho

1878 - 1938

Korean independence activist and writer.

Lounès Matoub

Lounès Matoub

24 January 1956 - 25 June 1998

Activists

Georg C. F. Greve

Georg C. F. Greve

10 March 1973 -

Activists

Emma Bonino

Emma Bonino

9 March 1948 -

Activists

John Bartholomew Gough

John Bartholomew Gough

August 22, 1817 - February 18, 1886

Activists

Óscar Elías Biscet

Óscar Elías Biscet

July 20, 1961 -

Activists

Kalle Lasn

Kalle Lasn

March 24, 1942 -

Activist, essayist

David Graeber

David Graeber

February 12, 1961 -

Anarchist anthropologist and activist

Lev Chernyi

Lev Chernyi

- September 21, 1921

Russian anarchist theorist, activist and poet executed by the Bolsheviks

Daniel Hamburg

Daniel Hamburg

October 6, 1948 -

American Congressman

Irene Khan

Irene Khan

24 December 1956 -

Activists

Jo Ann Robinson

Jo Ann Robinson

April 17, 1912 - August 29, 1992

Civil rights activist

Dorothy Tillman

Dorothy Tillman

May 12, 1947 -

American activist

John Derbyshire

John Derbyshire

1945 -

Activists

Delwin Vriend

Delwin Vriend

January 22, 1966 -

Canadian activist

Jackie Forster

Jackie Forster

6 November 1926 - 10 October 1998

English television presenter

Rennie Davis

Rennie Davis

May 23, 1941 -

Activists

Mahasweta Devi

Mahasweta Devi

January 14, 1926 -

Activists

Bianca Jagger

Bianca Jagger

May 2, 1945 -

Activist, actor and model

Whina Cooper

Whina Cooper

9 December 1895 - 26 March 1994

Political activist

Zwelinzima Vavi

Zwelinzima Vavi

20 December 1962 -

South African trade unionist

René Marqués

René Marqués

October 4, 1919 - March 22, 1979

Puerto Rican activist and writer

Ian Orenstein

Ian Orenstein

August 3, 1956 -

Political activist

Donald Wildmon

Donald Wildmon

January 18, 1938 -

American Methodist clergyman, talk-show host, radio executive, conservative activist

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

September 22, 1790 - July 9, 1870

Activists

K. Kelappan

K. Kelappan

August 24, 1889 - October 7, 1971

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Bernardine Dohrn

Bernardine Dohrn

January 12, 1942 -

Activists

Lucy Burns

Lucy Burns

July 28, 1879 - December 22, 1966

Suffragette

Modjeska Monteith Simkins

Modjeska Monteith Simkins

5 December 1899 - 9 April 1992

African-American civil rights and public health

Sarah Weddington

Sarah Weddington

February 5, 1945 -

Texas attorney, legislator, represented Roe in Roe vs. Wade

Griselio Torresola

Griselio Torresola

1925 - November 1, 1950

Puerto Rican activist

Barry Melton

Barry Melton

June 14, 1947 -

Activists

Oscar Dunn

Oscar Dunn

1826 - November 22, 1871

Activists

Mullah Krekar

Mullah Krekar

1956 -

Activists

Takeshi Kaikō

Takeshi Kaikō

30 December 1930 - 9 December 1989

Activists

Mamphela Ramphele

Mamphela Ramphele

1947 -

South African activist

John Snow (physician)

John Snow (physician)

15 March 1813 - 16 June 1858

English epidemiologist

Manilal Gandhi

Manilal Gandhi

28 October 1892 - 4 April 1956

Activists

Fernando Fernández (distiller)

Fernando Fernández (distiller)

1850 - 1940

Puerto Rican businessman

Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh

28 September 1907 - 23 March 1931

Indian Freedom Activist

June Callwood

June Callwood

June 2, 1924 - April 14, 2007

Activists

Ronan Farrow

Ronan Farrow

1987 -

American activist

Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges

1954 -

Activists

Lowitja O'Donoghue

Lowitja O'Donoghue

1932 -

Activists

Melissa Mathison

Melissa Mathison

June 3, 1950 -

American screenwriter

Oswaldo Payá

Oswaldo Payá

29 February 1952 - 22 July 2012

Cuban activist

Alvin Robert Cornelius

Alvin Robert Cornelius

8 May 1903 - 21 December 1991

Activists

Rikki Rockett

Rikki Rockett

August 8, 1961 -

Activists

Lillian Ngoyi

Lillian Ngoyi

25 September 1911 - 13 March 1980

Activists

Katherine Dunham

Katherine Dunham

June 22, 1909 - May 21, 2006

Dancer, choreographer, songwriter, activist

Jared Taylor

Jared Taylor

1951 -

American activist

Aaron Peskin

Aaron Peskin

1964 -

Activists

Meena Keshwar Kamal

Meena Keshwar Kamal

February 27, 1956 - February 4, 1987

Activists

Homer Plessy

Homer Plessy

March 17, 1862 - March 1, 1925

Activists

Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma

12 April 1942 -

Current African National Congress president.

Germán Rieckehoff

Germán Rieckehoff

February 5, 1915 - September 2, 1997

Puerto Rican swimmer

Pete McCloskey

Pete McCloskey

September 29, 1927 -

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal

M. N. Roy

M. N. Roy

21 March 1887 - 25 January 1954

Indian activist

Bharathidasan

Bharathidasan

April 29, 1891 - April 21, 1964

Activists

Daniel Mannix

Daniel Mannix

4 March 1864 - 2 November 1963

Catholic bishop

Al Hubbard (VVAW)

Al Hubbard (VVAW)

1936 -

Activists

Immortal Technique

Immortal Technique

February 19, 1978 -

Rapper, Activist

Galarrwuy Yunupingu

Galarrwuy Yunupingu

30 June 1948 -

Australian activist

Roy Wilkins

Roy Wilkins

1901 - 1981

African american rights activist

Daniele Capezzone

Daniele Capezzone

September 8, 1972 -

Activists

Luisa Capetillo

Luisa Capetillo

October 28, 1879 - October 10, 1922

Activists

Scott Camil

Scott Camil

May 19, 1946 -

United States Marine

Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai

1 April 1940 - 25 September 2011

Kenyan environmental and political activist

Harry Wu

Harry Wu

1937 -

Chinese activist

Henryk Dembiński

Henryk Dembiński

January 16, 1791 - July 13, 1864

Activists

Zygmunt Krasiński

Zygmunt Krasiński

19 February 1812 - 23 February 1859

One of Poland's three national bards

Dorothy Height

Dorothy Height

March 24, 1912 - April 20, 2010

Activists

Mukhtaran Bibi

Mukhtaran Bibi

c.1972 - living

rape survivor and one of Pakistan's most prominent rights activists [EPA]

Julia Lathrop

Julia Lathrop

June 29, 1858 - April 15, 1932

Activists

Phanishwar Nath 'Renu'

Phanishwar Nath 'Renu'

March 4, 1921 - April 11, 1977

Activists

Nagarjun

Nagarjun

June 30, 1911 - November 5, 1998

Activists

Yvan Goll

Yvan Goll

March 29, 1891 - February 27, 1950

Activists

Alfred Webre

Alfred Webre

1942 -

American activist

Masaru Emoto

Masaru Emoto

July 22, 1943 -

Activists

Curtis Sliwa

Curtis Sliwa

1954 -

Anti-crime activist; media personality

Doris Haddock

Doris Haddock

January 24, 1910 - March 9, 2010

Activists

George Combe

George Combe

21 October 1788 - 14 August 1858

Activists

Asma Jahangir

Asma Jahangir

January 27, 1952 -

Paksitnai activist

Patricia Pulling

Patricia Pulling

June 30, 1948 - September 18, 1997

Activists

Beyers Naudé

Beyers Naudé

10 May 1915 - 7 September 2004

South African anti-apartheid activist

John Fire Lame Deer

John Fire Lame Deer

1903 - 1976

Activists

Zackie Achmat

Zackie Achmat

21 March 1962 -

South African activist

Markos Moulitsas

Markos Moulitsas

September 11, 1971 -

American blogger

Leung Kwok-hung

Leung Kwok-hung

27 March 1956 -

Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong

Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler

May 25, 1953 -

Activists

Sister Souljah

Sister Souljah

1964 -

Activist, MC, author

Robert Baker Aitken

Robert Baker Aitken

June 19, 1917 - August 5, 2010

Zen teacher, activist

Ammon Hennacy

Ammon Hennacy

July 24, 1893 - January 14, 1970

Activist

Viola Liuzzo

Viola Liuzzo

April 11, 1925 - March 25, 1965

Activists


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine