Activists

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson

August 22, 1908 - August 3, 2004

Activists

Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia

Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia

7 April 1936 -

Yugoslav princess, Serbian princess, Serbian presidential candidate

Hussein-Ali Montazeri

Hussein-Ali Montazeri

1922 - 19 December 2009

Iranian Islamic theologian, Islamic democracy activist, writer and human rights activist

Christie Hefner

Christie Hefner

November 8, 1952 -

Activists

Edward Carpenter

Edward Carpenter

29 August 1844 - 28 June 1929

Activists

Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells

July 16, 1862 - March 25, 1931

Social Reformer

Mary Elizabeth Lease

Mary Elizabeth Lease

September 11, 1850 - October 29, 1933

American activist

Hans Globke

Hans Globke

1898 - 1973

Activists

Eben Moglen

Eben Moglen

July 13, 1959 -

Activists

Elijah Parish Lovejoy

Elijah Parish Lovejoy

November 9, 1802 - November 7, 1837

American abolitionist

Peter Cooper

Peter Cooper

February 12, 1791 - April 4, 1883

Activists

Charles Lenox Remond

Charles Lenox Remond

1 February 1810 - 22 December 1873

American abolitionist, lecturer and civil rights activist

Ben Linder

Ben Linder

July 7, 1959 - April 28, 1987

Activists

Jerzy Popiełuszko

Jerzy Popiełuszko

14 September 1947 - 19 October 1984

Activists

Lyman Beecher

Lyman Beecher

October 12, 1775 - January 10, 1863

Activists

Jan Karski

Jan Karski

24 April 1914 - 13 July 2000

Polish resistance fighter; political activist and diplomat

Charles Keating

Charles Keating

1923 -

American businessman

Henry Morgentaler

Henry Morgentaler

March 19, 1923 - May 29, 2013

Canadian champion of women's right to safe, legal abortion

Agnes Macphail

Agnes Macphail

1890 - 1954

Schoolteacher

John Walsh

John Walsh

December 26, 1945 -

American television host

Caroline Kennedy

Caroline Kennedy

1957 -

Activists

David Brower

David Brower

July 1, 1912 - November 5, 2000

Environmentalist

K.d. lang

K.d. lang

November 2, 1961 -

Canadian

Thomas Wyatt Turner

Thomas Wyatt Turner

March 16, 1877 - April 21, 1978

founding member of NAACP, botanist

Jayaprakash Narayan

Jayaprakash Narayan

October 11, 1902 - October 8, 1979

Activists

Bess Myerson

Bess Myerson

July 16, 1924 -

Activists

Nat Hentoff

Nat Hentoff

1925 -

Activists

George Jackson (Black Panther)

George Jackson (Black Panther)

23 September 1941 - 21 August 1971

Communist, Soledad Brother, Black Panther Party member, activist

Ken Saro-Wiwa

Ken Saro-Wiwa

1941 - 1995

Nigerian activist

Naim Frashëri

Naim Frashëri

25 May 1846 - 20 October 1900

Activists

James L. Farmer, Jr.

James L. Farmer, Jr.

January 12, 1920 - July 9, 1999

African Americans' rights activist

James Parkinson

James Parkinson

11 April 1755 - 21 December 1824

British surgeon

Oscar Zeta Acosta

Oscar Zeta Acosta

April 8, 1935 - 1974

Attorney, activist, author

Phyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly

1924 -

American activist

Candace Gingrich-Jones

Candace Gingrich-Jones

June 2, 1966 -

Activists

Chai Ling

Chai Ling

April 15, 1966 -

Activists

Eric Flint

Eric Flint

1947 -

Activists

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

May 28, 1883 - February 26, 1966

Indian activsit

Mýa

Mýa

1978 -

Activists

Mairead Maguire

Mairead Maguire

27 January 1944 -

Social activist

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson

January 1, 1953 -

American businessman; former governor of the U.S. state of New Mexico

Jody Williams

Jody Williams

October 9, 1950 - living

American teacher and aid worker

Zviad Gamsakhurdia

Zviad Gamsakhurdia

March 31, 1939 - December 31, 1993

Activists

Kenzaburō Ōe

Kenzaburō Ōe

January 31, 1935 -

Activists

Paul Jennings Hill

Paul Jennings Hill

February 6, 1954 - September 3, 2003

Anti-abortion activist; executed after being convicted of two murders

Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist

October 19, 1956 -

Conservative Lobbyist

Fred Hampton

Fred Hampton

August 30, 1948 - December 4, 1969

Activists

Rudi Dutschke

Rudi Dutschke

March 7, 1940 - December 24, 1979

German student activist

David Dellinger

David Dellinger

August 22, 1915 - May 25, 2004

Activists

Maggie Kuhn

Maggie Kuhn

August 3, 1905 - April 22, 1995

Activists

Joseph Bernardin

Joseph Bernardin

April 2, 1928 - November 14, 1996

Catholic cardinal

Sunderlal Bahuguna

Sunderlal Bahuguna

January 9, 1927 -

Activists

Derrick Jensen

Derrick Jensen

December 19, 1960 -

American activist

Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem

March 25, 1934 -

American activist

Baba Amte

Baba Amte

26 December 1914 - 9 February 2008

Freedom Fighter, Social Worker

Betty Williams (Nobel laureate)

Betty Williams (Nobel laureate)

May 22, 1943 -

Brith Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington

July 15, 1950 -

Activists

Frances Willard (suffragist)

Frances Willard (suffragist)

September 28, 1839 - February 17, 1898

American suffragist

Craig Rosebraugh

Craig Rosebraugh

April 15, 1972 -

Activists

Abigail Folger

Abigail Folger

August 11, 1943 - August 9, 1969

Heiress, Volunteer

Michelangelo Signorile

Michelangelo Signorile

19 December 1960 -

American activist

Betty Ford

Betty Ford

1918 - 2011

First Lady of the United States, 1974 to 1977

Jihad Ahmed Jibril

Jihad Ahmed Jibril

1964 - 20 May 2002

palestinian activist

Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur

January 22, 1947 -

American activist

Wei Jingsheng

Wei Jingsheng

20 May 1950 -

Chiense democracy activist; dissident writer

Jimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai

1948 -

Activists

Lucy Parsons

Lucy Parsons

1850s - March 7, 1942

American communist anarchist labor organizer

Adolph Malan

Adolph Malan

24 March 1910 - 17 September 1963

British flying ace

Barb Tarbox

Barb Tarbox

1961 - 2003

Canadian activist

Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell

25 January 1952 -

British activist

David Jay

David Jay

April 24, 1982 -

American activist

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day

8 November 1897 - 29 November 1980

social activist

Henry Spira

Henry Spira

19 June 1927 - 12 September 1998

American activist

Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller

21 July 1934 -

British director

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver

1975 -

Activists

An Jung-geun

An Jung-geun

September 2, 1879 - March 26, 1910

Korean independence activist, nationalist

Alex Koroknay-Palicz

Alex Koroknay-Palicz

July 2, 1981 -

American activist

Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael

June 29, 1941 - November 15, 1998

Activists

Karen Davis

Karen Davis

February 4, 1944 -

Activists

A. J. Muste

A. J. Muste

January 8, 1885 - February 11, 1967

Christian pacifist and civil rights activist

Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan

February 4, 1921 - February 4, 2006

American activist

Jack Herer

Jack Herer

June 18, 1939 - April 15, 2010

Activists

Mary Harris Jones

Mary Harris Jones

July 1837 (baptised 1 August 1837) - 30 November 1930

Irish-born American labor and community organizer

Román Baldorioty de Castro

Román Baldorioty de Castro

February 23, 1822 - September 30, 1889

Puerto Rican political activist

Mary Whitehouse

Mary Whitehouse

13 June 1910 - 23 November 2001

British activist

Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna

November 16, 1946 - April 3, 2000

American ethnobotanist

Rosalynn Carter

Rosalynn Carter

August 18, 1927 -

Activists

Sophie Scholl

Sophie Scholl

9 May 1921 - 22 February 1943

White Rose member

Ron Kovic

Ron Kovic

July 4, 1946 -

United States Marine, Political and anti war activist, author

Magnus Hirschfeld

Magnus Hirschfeld

14 May 1868 - 14 May 1935

Activists

Gerard Reve

Gerard Reve

14 December 1923 - 8 April 2006

Activists

Carrie Nation

Carrie Nation

November 25, 1846 - June 9, 1911

Temperance advocate

Lyndon LaRouche

Lyndon LaRouche

September 8, 1922 -

American political activist

Sacheen Littlefeather

Sacheen Littlefeather

November 14, 1946 -

Activists

Govan Mbeki

Govan Mbeki

9 July 1910 - 30 August 2001

Anti apartheid activist

Albertina Sisulu

Albertina Sisulu

21 October 1918 - 2 June 2011

South African anti–apartheid activist, wife of Walter Sisulu

John Cusack

John Cusack

June 28, 1966 -

Actor/Screenwriter

Jim Jones

Jim Jones

May 13, 1931 - November 18, 1978

American self declared Messiah

Walter Sisulu

Walter Sisulu

1912 - 2003

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

March 24, 1919 -

Activists


Living octopus

Living octopus

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