Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Activists, including Hillary Clinton, Shailene Woodley, Muhammad Ali, Angelina Jolie and Malala Yousafzai.
Doris DayDoris Day
03 April 1922, American
Film actress
Julian AssangeJulian Assange
03 July 1971, Australian
Computer programmer

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
17 January 1942, American
 

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975, American
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist

Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Actress

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
15 January 1929, American
Civil Rights Activist
Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo
22 November 1967, American
Actor

betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922, American
Actress, Writer, Comedienne

Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley
15 November 1991, American
Actress, Activist

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23 July 1961, American
Actor, Activist
Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967, Canadian
American-Canadian actress

Malcolm XMalcolm X
19 May 1925, American
Minister
Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
03 February 1978, Lebanese, British
Lawyer, Activist

Malala YousafzaiMalala Yousafzai
12 July 1997, Pakistani
Youngest Nobel Laureate

Yoko OnoYoko Ono
18 February 1933, Japanese
Artist
Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
26 October 1947, American
Former First Lady, Political Leader

Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
07 December 1928, American
Linguist
Rosa ParksRosa Parks
04 February 1913, American
Civil Rights Activist

Bea ArthurBea Arthur
13 May 1922, American
Actress

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Anthropologist
Alicia SilverstoneAlicia Silverstone
04 October 1976, American
 

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Author
Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
04 March 1969, American
Actor, LGBT Rights Activist

Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
26 August 1956, Indian
Politician, Animal Rights Activist

Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model

Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette
27 March 1969, American
Television Actress, Activist, Singer
Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
18 November 1939, Canadian
Writer, Environmental Activist
Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
24 September 1941, American
Photographer, Musician

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
17 January 1954, American
Environment Activist & Attorney

Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
31 March 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist

Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot
28 September 1934, French
Actress & Animal Rights Activist
Arvind KejriwalArvind Kejriwal
16 August 1968, Indian
Anti Corruption Activist, Politician

Zack de la RochaZack de la Rocha
12 January 1970, American
 

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18 October 1956, American
Former Tennis Champion

Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich
22 June 1960, American
Environmental Activist

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Bob GeldofBob Geldof
05 October 1951, Irish
Singer
Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983, Canadian, American
Wrestler

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974, Canadian, British, American
Actor
Mike FarrellMike Farrell
06 February 1939, American
Actor

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist

Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer
Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk
22 May 1930, American
 
Joanna LumleyJoanna Lumley
01 May 1946, British
Actress

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

George TakeiGeorge Takei
20 April 1937, American
Actor, Activist

Stokely CarmichaelStokely Carmichael
29 June 1941, Guinean, Trinidadian, American
 
Michael BoltonMichael Bolton
26 February 1953, American
Singer, Songwriter

Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
08 November 1952, American
Actress

Serj TankianSerj Tankian
21 August 1967, Lebanese, American
Singer-songwriter

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor
Mika CamarenaMika Camarena
1948 AD, American
Activist, wife of late DEA agent Kiki Camarena

Gary BurghoffGary Burghoff
24 May 1943, American
Actor
Jesse JacksonJesse Jackson
08 October 1941, American
Civil Rights Activist

Susan SontagSusan Sontag
16 January 1933, American
 

Ralph NaderRalph Nader
27 February 1934, American
Political Activist, Attorney
Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
03 May 1958, Danish, British
Comedian, Writer

Bianca JaggerBianca Jagger
02 May 1945, Nicaraguan, British
Actress
Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress

Clayton KershawClayton Kershaw
19 March 1988, American
Baseball Pitcher

Will EstesWill Estes
21 October 1978, American
Actor
Russell SimmonsRussell Simmons
04 October 1957, American
Founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam

Ryan WhiteRyan White
06 December 1971, American
 
Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress

Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
08 September 1954, American
Philanthropist

Medgar EversMedgar Evers
02 July 1925, American
 

Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov
13 April 1963, Russian
Chess Player
Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
27 April 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist, Author
Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
04 June 1924, American
Actor

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

Essence AtkinsEssence Atkins
07 February 1972, American
Actress
Daniel EllsbergDaniel Ellsberg
07 April 1931, American
Activist

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
06 July 1914, Canadian, American
Businesswoman

steve bikoSteve Biko
18 December 1946, South African
Anti-apartheid Activist

Jerry FalwellJerry Falwell
11 August 1933, American
Pastor

Laurie HoldenLaurie Holden
17 December 1969, American
Actress
Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21 June 1940, American
Actress

Anne-Marie JohnsonAnne-Marie Johnson
18 July 1960, American
Actress
Sean PertweeSean Pertwee
04 June 1964, British
Actor

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
13 November 1969, American
Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist

Elizabeth JaggerElizabeth Jagger
02 March 1984, American
Model
Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei
28 August 1957, Chinese
Artist

Winnie Madikizela-MandelaWinnie Madikizela-Mandela
26 September 1936, South African
Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist
Kailash SatyarthiKailash Satyarthi
11 January 1954, Indian
Child Rights Activist

Ilona StallerIlona Staller
26 November 1951, Hungarian
Politician, Singer

Rick Santorum Rick Santorum
10 May 1958, American
American Politician, Attorney

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
30 November 1936, American
Anti-War Activist
Sophie SchollSophie Scholl
09 May 1921, German
Anti-Nazi Activist

Will GeerWill Geer
09 March 1902, American
Actor
Joanna CassidyJoanna Cassidy
02 August 1945, American
Actress

Miriam MakebaMiriam Makeba
04 March 1932, South African
Singer

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928, Polish, American
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist

Alexandra PaulAlexandra Paul
29 July 1963, American
Actress
Tom HaydenTom Hayden
11 December 1939, American
Political Activist