Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Activists, including Hillary Clinton, Shailene Woodley, Muhammad Ali, Angelina Jolie and Malala Yousafzai.
Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
15 January 1929, American
Civil Rights Activist
Malcolm XMalcolm X
19 May 1925, American
Activist

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

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
17 January 1942, American
 

betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922, American
Actress

Arvind KejriwalArvind Kejriwal
16 August 1968, Indian
Anti Corruption Activist, Politician
Rosa ParksRosa Parks
04 February 1913, American
Activist

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967, Canadian, American
American-Canadian Actress

Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
26 October 1947, American
Former First Lady, Political Leader
Monica LewinskyMonica Lewinsky
23 July 1973, American
American Television Personality

Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25 December 1961, French, British, American
Socialite
Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23 July 1961, American
Actor, Activist

Julian AssangeJulian Assange
03 July 1971, Australian, Ecuadorian
Computer programmer

Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo
22 November 1967, American
Actor

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

Malala YousafzaiMalala Yousafzai
12 July 1997, Pakistani
Activist
Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979, American
Actress

Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
07 December 1928, American
Linguist

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Author

Doris DayDoris Day
03 April 1922, American
Film actress
Yoko OnoYoko Ono
18 February 1933, Japanese
Artist

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress
Bea ArthurBea Arthur
13 May 1922, American
Actress

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

Nathuram GodseNathuram Godse
19 May 1910, Indian
Assassin of Mahatma Gandhi
Alicia SilverstoneAlicia Silverstone
04 October 1976, American
 

Jeffrey WrightJeffrey Wright
07 December 1965, American
Actor
Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
08 September 1954, American
Philanthropist

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Anthropologist

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer
Emily SwallowEmily Swallow
18 December 1979, American
Actress

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Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
03 February 1978, Lebanese, British
Lawyer, Activist
Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich
22 June 1960, American
Environmental Activist

Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette
27 March 1969, American
Television Actress, Activist, Singer

Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
18 November 1939, Canadian
Writer, Environmental Activist

Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
04 March 1969, American
Actor, LGBT Rights Activist
James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist
Bob GeldofBob Geldof
05 October 1951, Irish
Singer

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
03 May 1958, Danish, British
Comedian, Writer

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

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
17 January 1954, American
Environment Activist & Attorney
Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
27 April 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Russell SimmonsRussell Simmons
04 October 1957, American
Founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
24 September 1941, American
Photographer, Musician

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot
28 September 1934, French
Actress & Animal Rights Activist
Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress

Joanna LumleyJoanna Lumley
01 May 1946, British
Actress
Jesse JacksonJesse Jackson
08 October 1941, American
Civil Rights Activist

Anna FrielAnna Friel
12 July 1976, British
Actress

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk
22 May 1930, American
 
Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer

Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov
13 April 1963, Russian
Chess Player
George TakeiGeorge Takei
20 April 1937, American
Actor, Activist

Rick HarrisonRick Harrison
22 March 1965, American
Businessman

Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
08 November 1952, American
Actress

Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
31 March 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist

Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983, Canadian, American
Wrestler
Ralph NaderRalph Nader
27 February 1934, American
Political Activist, Attorney

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress

Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
03 June 1950, American
Screenwriter

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist
Michael BoltonMichael Bolton
26 February 1953, American
Singer, Songwriter

Burt WardBurt Ward
06 July 1945, American
Actor
Adam Clayton Powell Jr.Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
29 November 1908, American
Politician & Civil Rights Activist

Gary BurghoffGary Burghoff
24 May 1943, American
Actor

Martin Luther King IIIMartin Luther King III
23 October 1957, American
Activist
Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18 October 1956, American
Former Tennis Champion

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor
Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author

Medgar EversMedgar Evers
02 July 1925, American
 

Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress
Serj TankianSerj Tankian
21 August 1967, Lebanese, American
Singer-songwriter

Cara BuonoCara Buono
01 March 1971, American
Actress
Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14 September 1879, American
Educator

Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

Abigail FolgerAbigail Folger
11 August 1943, American
Business Women

Pia WurtzbachPia Wurtzbach
24 September 1989, German, Filipino
Model, Actress
Mika CamarenaMika Camarena
1948 AD, American
Activist, wife of late DEA agent Kiki Camarena
Claudette ColvinClaudette Colvin
05 September 1939, American
Civil Rights Activist

Sean PertweeSean Pertwee
04 June 1964, British
Actor

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
04 June 1924, American
Actor

Mike FarrellMike Farrell
06 February 1939, American
Actor
Susan SontagSusan Sontag
16 January 1933, American
 

Stokely CarmichaelStokely Carmichael
29 June 1941, Guinean, Trinidadian, American
 

Ryan WhiteRyan White
06 December 1971, American
 

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
30 November 1936, American
Anti-War Activist

Will EstesWill Estes
21 October 1978, American
Actor
Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst
04 July 1858, British
Leader of the British Suffragette Movement

Bianca JaggerBianca Jagger
02 May 1945, Nicaraguan, British
Actress
Will GeerWill Geer
09 March 1902, American
Actor

Daniel EllsbergDaniel Ellsberg
07 April 1931, American
Activist
Anna HazareAnna Hazare
15 June 1937, Indian
 
Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
26 August 1956, Indian
Politician, Animal Rights Activist