Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Political Activists, including Annie Besant, Emmeline Pankhurst, Jane Addams, Emma Goldman and Kasturba Gandhi.
Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer
Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
11 April 1869, Indian
Wife of Mahatama Gandhi

Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
27 June 1869, American
Writer

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board

Jane AddamsJane Addams
06 September 1860, American
 

Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst
04 July 1858, British
Leader of the British Suffragette Movement
Mahadev Govind RanadeMahadev Govind Ranade
18 January 1842, Indian
Judge, Social Reformer

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
02 August 1861, Australian
Social Campaigner

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
06 February 1890, Pakistani
Political and Spiritual Leader
Alexander BerkmanAlexander Berkman
21 November 1870, French, Russian
Editor

Alexander HerzenAlexander Herzen
06 April 1812, Russian
Father of Russian socialism
Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14 February 1847, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the

Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence
31 October 1825, Australian
Author, Journalist & Politician

A. J. MusteA. J. Muste
08 January 1885, American
Clergyman & Political Activist
Angelina GrimkeAngelina Grimke
20 February 1805, American
Abolitionist, Women's Rights Activist

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
13 September 1887, American
Military Leader
Prescott BushPrescott Bush
15 May 1895, American
Politician