Activists

Jerry Rubin

Jerry Rubin

July 14, 1938 - November 14, 1994

American activist

Heather Mills

Heather Mills

1968 -

former glamour model, activist

Joe Hill

Joe Hill

October 7, 1879 - November 15, 1915

labor activist

Vang Pao

Vang Pao

December 8, 1929 - January 6, 2011

Laotian-American soldier

Dick Gregory

Dick Gregory

October 12, 1932 -

American activist

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart

November 3, 1987 -

American activist

Michael Schwerner

Michael Schwerner

November 6, 1939 - June 21, 1964

American civil rights activist

L. Brent Bozell III

L. Brent Bozell III

1955 -

Activists

Jack Kevorkian

Jack Kevorkian

May 26, 1928 - June 3, 2011

Pathologist, activist

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco

1 February 1965 -

Monegasque princess

Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes

15 October 1880 - 2 October 1958

British paleontologist

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton

February 27, 1980 -

Consultant

Annie Besant

Annie Besant

1 October 1847 - 20 September 1933

Theosophist, British social reformer

Robert Catesby

Robert Catesby

ca. 1572 - 1605

English conspirator

Pia Kjærsgaard

Pia Kjærsgaard

23 February 1947 -

Activists

Rachel Corrie

Rachel Corrie

April 10, 1979 - March 16, 2003

American anti-war and human rights activist

Pierre Gaspard Chaumette

Pierre Gaspard Chaumette

24 May 1763 - 13 April 1794

Activists

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

November 26, 1931 -

Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1980

Ed Rosenthal

Ed Rosenthal

1944 -

Activists

Rigoberta Menchú

Rigoberta Menchú

9 January 1959 - living

activist, politicians

Michael Behe

Michael Behe

1952 -

Activists

Sami Al-Arian

Sami Al-Arian

January 14, 1958 -

Palestinian and Muslim civil rights activist

Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews

January 9, 1968 -

Activists

Huey P. Newton

Huey P. Newton

February 17, 1942 - August 22, 1989

co-founder of the Black Panther Party

Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys

1921 - 1986

Performances, plastic arts, visual art, aesthetics, social philosophy

Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey

17 August 1887 - 10 June 1940

Jamaica-born British political activist, Pan-Africanist, orator, and entrepreneur

Andrew Young

Andrew Young

March 12, 1932 -

American diplomat

Elizabeth Fry

Elizabeth Fry

21 May 1780 - 12 October 1845

English prison reformer, social reformer and, as a Quaker, a Christian philanthropist

Saul Alinsky

Saul Alinsky

January 30, 1909 - June 12, 1972

American radical community activist

Montel Williams

Montel Williams

1956 -

American talk show host

Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli

October 3, 1975 -

American rapper

Medgar Evers

Medgar Evers

July 2, 1925 - June 12, 1963

African American civil rights activist

Hiram Johnson

Hiram Johnson

1866 - 1945

Governor of California

Philippe Pinel

Philippe Pinel

20 April 1745 - 25 October 1826

Activists

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Bernice Johnson Reagon

October 4, 1942 -

Activists

Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin

March 17, 1912 - August 24, 1987

Christian pacifist civil rights advocate

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson

July 23, 1961 -

Activists

Helen Prejean

Helen Prejean

April 21, 1939 -

advocate for the abolition of the death penalty

Cheech & Chong

Cheech & Chong

-

Activists

Philip Nitschke

Philip Nitschke

8 August 1947 -

Activists

Andrés Bonifacio

Andrés Bonifacio

30 November 1863 - 10 May 1897

Filipino nationalist and revolutionary

Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton

October 3, 1954 -

American activist

Samantha Smith

Samantha Smith

29 June 1972 - 25 August 1985

Peace activist, child actress

Lucy Stone

Lucy Stone

August 13, 1818 - October 19, 1893

American abolitionist and suffragist

Peter Benenson

Peter Benenson

31 July 1921 - 25 February 2005

English human rights activist

Fred Phelps

Fred Phelps

November 13, 1929 -

American pastor and activist

Ali Shariati

Ali Shariati

23 November 1933 - 19 June 1977

Iranian academic and activist

Sonia Johnson

Sonia Johnson

1936 -

Feminist activist and writer

Louis Farrakhan

Louis Farrakhan

May 11, 1933 -

American activist

Jane Addams

Jane Addams

September 6, 1860 - May 21, 1935

American activist and pacifist

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson

April 29, 1933 -

American entertainer and songwriter

Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne

1948 -

Activists

Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix

April 4, 1802 - July 17, 1887

American activist and nurse

David Suzuki

David Suzuki

March 24, 1936 -

Sciendce broadcaster, environmental activist

Liz Phair

Liz Phair

April 17, 1967 -

Activists

Claudette Colvin

Claudette Colvin

1939 -

Activists

Jeannette Rankin

Jeannette Rankin

June 11, 1880 - May 18, 1973

American congresswoman for Montana

Irv Rubin

Irv Rubin

April 12, 1945 - November 13, 2002

American activist

Frank Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford

Frank Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford

5 December 1905 - 3 August 2001

Activists

Harry Hay

Harry Hay

1912 - 2002

Activists

Vinoba Bhave

Vinoba Bhave

11 September 1895 - 15 November 1982

Indian human rights activist

Norma McCorvey

Norma McCorvey

22 September 1947 -

Plaintiff in Roe v. Wade

Harry Browne

Harry Browne

June 17, 1933 - March 1, 2006

Activists

Robert Emmet

Robert Emmet

4 March 1778 - 20 September 1803

Activists

Pedro Zamora

Pedro Zamora

February 29, 1972 - November 11, 1994

Cuban activist

Terry Fox

Terry Fox

July 28, 1958 - June 28, 1981

Canadian athlete and cancer activist

Lysander Spooner

Lysander Spooner

January 19, 1808 - May 14, 1887

Anarchist, Entrepreneur, Abolitionist

Mitch Kapor

Mitch Kapor

November 1, 1950 -

Co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation

Lucy Webb Hayes

Lucy Webb Hayes

August 28, 1831 - June 25, 1889

First Lady of the United States

Greg Louganis

Greg Louganis

January 29, 1960 -

American college platform diver, international platform diver, Olympic gold medalist

James Meredith

James Meredith

1933 -

An American civil rights movement figure. First African-American student at the University of Mississippi

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

January 17, 1942 -

American boxer, world heavyweight champion, Olympic gold medalist; anti-Vietnam War activist

David Horowitz

David Horowitz

10 January 1939 -

Neoconservative activist, writer

Bobby Seale

Bobby Seale

October 22, 1936 -

American activist

Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst

15 July 1858 - 14 June 1928

English suffragist

Judi Bari

Judi Bari

November 7, 1949 - March 2, 1997

Activists

Gus Hall

Gus Hall

1910 - 2000

American communist

Utah Phillips

Utah Phillips

May 15, 1935 - May 23, 2008

Songwriter, performer, raconteur

Benjamin Spock

Benjamin Spock

May 2, 1903 - March 15, 1998

Pediatrician

Abbie Hoffman

Abbie Hoffman

November 30, 1936 - April 12, 1989

American activist

Angela Davis

Angela Davis

January 26, 1944 -

American political activist

Jamie Durie

Jamie Durie

1970 -

Asutralian television presenter

Ram Mohan Roy

Ram Mohan Roy

1774 - 1833

Indian activist

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

23 July 1856 - 1 August 1920

Indian independence activist

Ryan White

Ryan White

December 6, 1971 - April 8, 1990

AIDS spokesperson and "poster boy"

Johann Friedrich Struensee

Johann Friedrich Struensee

August 5, 1737 - April 28, 1772

De facto regent of Denmark

Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur

1947 -

American activist who was a member of the Black Panther Party (BPP) and Black Liberation Army (BLA)

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

November 12, 1815 - October 26, 1902

Suffragist and Women's Rights activist

John Gilmore (activist)

John Gilmore (activist)

1957 -

Co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation

Chaz Bono

Chaz Bono

March 4, 1969 -

American activist and entertainer

John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow

October 3, 1947 -

American lyricist, essayist

William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings Bryan

March 19, 1860 - July 26, 1925

United States Secretary of State

Victoria Woodhull

Victoria Woodhull

September 23, 1838 - June 9, 1927

American suffragist

Steve Biko

Steve Biko

18 December 1946 - 12 September 1977

Activists

Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony

February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906

American women's rights activist

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

February 4, 1913 - October 24, 2005

African American civil rights activist, seamstress

Roger Casement

Roger Casement

1 September 1864 - 3 August 1916

Irish nationalist, activist, patriot and poet

Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader

February 27, 1934 - living

American attorney and political activist

Phil Zimmermann

Phil Zimmermann

1954 -

Creator of PGP data encryption software. Co-founder of Silent Circle.

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger

1879 - 1966

American women's rights activist


Living octopus

Living octopus

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