Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Activists, including Hillary Clinton, Shailene Woodley, Muhammad Ali, Angelina Jolie and Malala Yousafzai.
betty whiteBetty White

17 January 1922

American

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali

17 January 1942

American

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie

04 June 1975

American

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.

15 January 1929

American

Rosa ParksRosa Parks

04 February 1913

American

Doris DayDoris Day

03 April 1922

American

Malcolm XMalcolm X

19 May 1925

American

Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton

26 October 1947

American

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson

23 July 1961

American

Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley

15 November 1991

American

Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo

22 November 1967

American

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson

01 July 1967

Canadian

Malala YousafzaiMalala Yousafzai

12 July 1997

Pakistani

Yoko OnoYoko Ono

18 February 1933

Japanese

Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky

07 December 1928

American

Joanna LumleyJoanna Lumley

01 May 1946

British

Alicia SilverstoneAlicia Silverstone

04 October 1976

American

Chaz Bono Chaz Bono

04 March 1969

American

Bea ArthurBea Arthur

13 May 1922

American

Julian AssangeJulian Assange

03 July 1971

Australian

Jane GoodallJane Goodall

03 April 1934

British

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou

04 April 1928

American

Geena DavisGeena Davis

21 January 1956

American

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney

24 September 1941

American

James BaldwinJames Baldwin

02 August 1924

American

Jesse JacksonJesse Jackson

08 October 1941

American

Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood

18 November 1939

Canadian

Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot

28 September 1934

French

Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette

27 March 1969

American

Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez

31 March 1927

American

Angela Davis Angela Davis

26 January 1944

American

Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich

22 June 1960

American

Zack de la RochaZack de la Rocha

12 January 1970

American

Stokely CarmichaelStokely Carmichael

29 June 1941

Guinean,Trinidadian,American

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova

18 October 1956

American

Arvind KejriwalArvind Kejriwal

16 August 1968

Indian

Serj TankianSerj Tankian

21 August 1967

Lebanese,American

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk

22 May 1930

American

George TakeiGeorge Takei

20 April 1937

American

Michael BoltonMichael Bolton

26 February 1953

American

Alice WalkerAlice Walker

09 February 1944

American

Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard

08 November 1952

American

Bob GeldofBob Geldof

05 October 1951

Irish

Russell SimmonsRussell Simmons

04 October 1957

American

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin

29 August 1947

American

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

17 January 1954

American

Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov

13 April 1963

Russian

steve bikoSteve Biko

18 December 1946

South African

Lena HorneLena Horne

30 June 1917

American

Kailash SatyarthiKailash Satyarthi

11 January 1954

Indian

Ralph NaderRalph Nader

27 February 1934

American

Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges

08 September 1954

American

Rick Santorum Rick Santorum

10 May 1958

American

Baba AmteBaba Amte

26 December 1914

Indian

Ryan WhiteRyan White

06 December 1971

American

Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst

04 July 1858

British

Winnie Madikizela-MandelaWinnie Madikizela-Mandela

26 September 1936

South African

Medgar EversMedgar Evers

02 July 1925

American

Saul AlinskySaul Alinsky

30 January 1909

American

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali

13 November 1969

American

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King

27 April 1927

American

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman

30 November 1936

American

Susan SontagSusan Sontag

16 January 1933

American

Jerry FalwellJerry Falwell

11 August 1933

American

Miriam MakebaMiriam Makeba

04 March 1932

South African

Laurie DavidLaurie David

22 March 1958

American

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa

28 March 1936

Peruvian

Ilona StallerIlona Staller

26 November 1951

Hungarian

Audre LordeAudre Lorde

18 February 1934

American

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo

28 December 1955

Chinese

Juan Manuel SantosJuan Manuel Santos

10 August 1951

Colombian

Anna HazareAnna Hazare

15 June 1937

Indian

Claudette ColvinClaudette Colvin

05 September 1939

American

Ron KovicRon Kovic

04 July 1946

American

David SuzukiDavid Suzuki

24 March 1936

Canadian

Wangari MaathaiWangari Maathai

01 April 1940

Kenyan

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs

04 May 1916

Canadian

Betty FriedanBetty Friedan

04 February 1921

American

Rigoberta MenchúRigoberta Menchú

09 January 1959

Guatemalan

Graça MachelGraça Machel

17 October 1945

Mozambican