Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Activists, including Hillary Clinton, Shailene Woodley, Muhammad Ali, Angelina Jolie and Malala Yousafzai.
Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975, American
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist
Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
17 January 1942, American
 

Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Actress

betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922, American
Actress

Malcolm XMalcolm X
19 May 1925, American
Activist

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
15 January 1929, American
Civil Rights Activist
Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23 July 1961, American
Actor, Activist

Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
26 October 1947, American
Former First Lady, Political Leader

Monica LewinskyMonica Lewinsky
23 July 1973, American
American Television Personality

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer
Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979, American
Actress

Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25 December 1961, French, British, American
Socialite
Malala YousafzaiMalala Yousafzai
12 July 1997, Pakistani
Youngest Nobel Laureate

Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
07 December 1928, American
Linguist

Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo
22 November 1967, American
Actor
Julian AssangeJulian Assange
03 July 1971, Australian, Ecuadorian
Computer programmer

Rosa ParksRosa Parks
04 February 1913, American
Civil Rights Activist
Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967, Canadian, American
American-Canadian Actress

Yoko OnoYoko Ono
18 February 1933, Japanese
Artist

Nathuram GodseNathuram Godse
19 May 1910, Indian
Assassin of Mahatma Gandhi
Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model

Bea ArthurBea Arthur
13 May 1922, American
Actress
Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
18 November 1939, Canadian
Writer, Environmental Activist

Doris DayDoris Day
03 April 1922, American
Film actress

Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
03 February 1978, Lebanese, British
Lawyer, Activist

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

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

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer
Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich
22 June 1960, American
Environmental Activist

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

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress

Bob GeldofBob Geldof
05 October 1951, Irish
Singer

Adam Clayton Powell Jr.Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
29 November 1908, American
Politician & Civil Rights Activist
Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Anthropologist

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

Anna FrielAnna Friel
12 July 1976, British
Actress
Arvind KejriwalArvind Kejriwal
16 August 1968, Indian
Anti Corruption Activist, Politician

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

Joanna LumleyJoanna Lumley
01 May 1946, British
Actress

Mike FarrellMike Farrell
06 February 1939, American
Actor

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist

Jeffrey WrightJeffrey Wright
07 December 1965, American
Actor
Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk
22 May 1930, American
 

Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov
13 April 1963, Russian
Chess Player

Clayton KershawClayton Kershaw
19 March 1988, American
Baseball Pitcher
George TakeiGeorge Takei
20 April 1937, American
Actor, Activist

Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
08 November 1952, American
Actress
Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
31 March 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Mika CamarenaMika Camarena
1948 AD, American
Activist, wife of late DEA agent Kiki Camarena
Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer

Russell SimmonsRussell Simmons
04 October 1957, American
Founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam
Gary BurghoffGary Burghoff
24 May 1943, American
Actor

Michael BoltonMichael Bolton
26 February 1953, American
Singer, Songwriter

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor
Serj TankianSerj Tankian
21 August 1967, Lebanese, American
Singer-songwriter

Susan SontagSusan Sontag
16 January 1933, American
 
Rick HarrisonRick Harrison
22 March 1965, American
Businessman

Ralph NaderRalph Nader
27 February 1934, American
Political Activist, Attorney

Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
08 September 1954, American
Philanthropist

Bianca JaggerBianca Jagger
02 May 1945, Nicaraguan, British
Actress
Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress
Will EstesWill Estes
21 October 1978, American
Actor

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14 September 1879, American
Educator

Jesse JacksonJesse Jackson
08 October 1941, American
Civil Rights Activist

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress
Cara BuonoCara Buono
01 March 1971, American
Actress

Ryan WhiteRyan White
06 December 1971, American
 

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18 October 1956, American
Former Tennis Champion

Kailash SatyarthiKailash Satyarthi
11 January 1954, Indian
Child Rights Activist
Burt WardBurt Ward
06 July 1945, American
Actor

Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst
04 July 1858, British
Leader of the British Suffragette Movement
Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
03 June 1950, American
Screenwriter

Pia WurtzbachPia Wurtzbach
24 September 1989, German, Filipino
Model, Actress

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
30 November 1936, American
Anti-War Activist
Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
27 April 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
04 June 1924, American
Actor
Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983, Canadian, American
Wrestler

Essence AtkinsEssence Atkins
07 February 1972, American
Actress

Daniel EllsbergDaniel Ellsberg
07 April 1931, American
Activist

Medgar EversMedgar Evers
02 July 1925, American
 
Lola Van WagenenLola Van Wagenen
30 November 1938, American
Historian, Activist

William Orville DouglasWilliam O. Douglas
16 October 1898, American
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court
Viola DesmondViola Desmond
06 July 1914, Canadian, American
Businesswoman

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