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
Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
27 June 1869, American
Writer

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

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

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

Jane AddamsJane Addams
06 September 1860, American
 
Mahadev Govind RanadeMahadev Govind Ranade
18 January 1842, Indian
Judge, Social Reformer

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

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

Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
02 August 1861, Australian
Social Campaigner
Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14 February 1847, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the

A. J. MusteA. J. Muste
08 January 1885, American
Clergyman & Political Activist

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

Sakamoto RyōmaSakamoto Ryōma
03 January 1836, Japanese
Japanese samurai

Earl BrowderEarl Browder
20 May 1891, American
Political leader
Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
22 February 1876, American
Writer

MirabehnMirabehn
22 November 1892, Indian, British
Political Activist
Edward BellamyEdward Bellamy
26 March 1850, American
Journalist

Charles Joseph BonaparteCharles Joseph Bonaparte
09 June 1851, French, Italian, American
Lawyer

Tina ModottiTina Modotti
17 August 1896, Italian
Photographer

Michael DavittMichael Davitt
25 March 1846, Northern Irish
Political leader
Ricardo Flores MagónRicardo Flores Magón
16 September 1873, Mexican
Political figure
Max EastmanMax Eastman
04 January 1883, American
Novelist

Compton MackenzieCompton Mackenzie
17 January 1883, British, Scottish
Writer

Namık KemalNamık Kemal
21 December 1840, Turkish
Writer

Edmund RuffinEdmund Ruffin
05 January 1794, American
Soldier
Dame Christabel Harriette PankhurstDame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst
22 September 1880, British
Militant

Eoin O'DuffyEoin O'Duffy
28 January 1890, Irish
Political Activist

Jean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique LacordaireJean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire
12 May 1802, French
Journalist