Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Political Activists, including Annie Besant, Emmeline Pankhurst, Jane Addams, Emma Goldman and Kasturba Gandhi.
Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
27 June 1869, American
Writer
Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board

Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst
04 July 1858, British
Leader of the British Suffragette Movement

Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
11 April 1869, Indian
Wife of Mahatama Gandhi

Jane AddamsJane Addams
06 September 1860, American
 

Mahadev Govind RanadeMahadev Govind Ranade
18 January 1842, Indian
Judge, Social Reformer
Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
02 August 1861, Australian
Social Campaigner

Alexander BerkmanAlexander Berkman
21 November 1870, French, Russian
Editor

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
06 February 1890, Pakistani
Political and Spiritual Leader

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