Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Civil Rights Activists, including Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, William Lloyd Garrison and Paul Robeson.
Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
01 February 1818, American
American orator
W. E. B. Du BoisW. E. B. Du Bois
23 February 1868, Ghanaian
Civil Rights Activists

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
09 April 1898, American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16 July 1862, American
Journalist

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

Elizabeth Cady StantonElizabeth Cady Stanton
12 November 1815, American
Women’s Rights Activist
William Lloyd GarrisonWilliam Lloyd Garrison
12 December 1805, American
Abolitionist

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
15 April 1889, American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author
Mary Church TerrellMary Church Terrell
23 September 1863, American
Civil Rights Activist

Lucy StoneLucy Stone
13 August 1818, American
Women's Rights Activist
Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
02 August 1861, Australian
Social Campaigner

Matilda GageMatilda Joslyn Gage
24 March 1826, American
Abolitionist, Freethinker, Author

Prudence CrandallPrudence Crandall
03 September 1803, American
Connecticut's official State Heroine

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
10 August 1858, American
Author, Educator

Wendell WillkieWendell Willkie
18 February 1892, American
Lawyer
Septima Poinsette ClarkSeptima Poinsette Clark
03 May 1898, American
Educator

William Monroe TrotterWilliam Monroe Trotter
07 April 1872, American
Editor

Alexander CrummellAlexander Crummell
03 March 1819, American
Minister

Andreas HoferAndreas Hofer
22 November 1767, Italian
Tirolean leader
George Frisbie HoarGeorge Frisbie Hoar
29 August 1826, American
Politician

Amanda SmithAmanda Smith
23 January 1837, American
Leader
Charles S. JohnsonCharles S. Johnson
24 July 1893, American
Sociologist

Sarah Louise DelanySarah Louise Delany
19 September 1889, American
Educator

Ralph McGillRalph McGill
05 February 1898, American
Journalist
Annie Elizabeth DelanyAnnie Elizabeth Delany
03 September 1891, American
Journalist

Jessie Daniel AmesJessie Daniel Ames
02 November 1883, American
Activist
Maria Weston ChapmanMaria Weston Chapman
25 July 1806, American
Abolitionist

Emmett Matthew HallEmmett Matthew Hall
09 November 1898, Canadian
Jurist

Margaret Dreier RobinsMargaret Dreier Robins
06 September 1868, American
Labour Leader
Elizabeth Rous ComstockElizabeth Rous Comstock
30 October 1815, British
Social reformer

Caroline SeveranceCaroline Severance
1820 AD, American
Social reformer
Mary BonneyMary Bonney
08 June 1816, American
Educator

Charlotta Spears BassCharlotta Spears Bass
14 February 1874, American
Editor and activist

Zechariah Chafee, Jr.Zechariah Chafee, Jr.
07 December 1885, American
Professor