List of famous activists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

We keep hearing about Green peace Activists, Human Rights Activists, Animal Rights Activists and on and on, but the question is; who are these people? By definition, activists are people who fight to change the current order of things or (or activism). This order can exist in any aspect of our day to day life. It could be certain rules set by the governing bodies of our countries or it could be practices that are followed by a society that are in contradiction to the beliefs of an person, and when a person stands up to challenge such contradictions, they become activists. The methods activists choose, to further their cause may differ based on the activists. Some choose to voice their opinions through the television, while others may choose newspapers, or rallies and demonstration. Activism is not a new concept; in fact, it has been around for many years and has, at times, yielded positive results too. What follows is a list of the biographies of some of the most famous activists along with details of their life history, trivia interesting facts about them.

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Malcolm X Malcolm X
American

betty white Betty White
American

Rosa Parks Rosa Parks
American
Pamela Anderson Pamela Anderson
Canadian, American

Ghislaine Maxwell Ghislaine Maxwell
French, British, American
Julian Assange Julian Assange
Australian, Ecuadorian

Lupita Nyong'o Lupita Nyong'o
Kenyan, Mexican

Ben Shapiro Ben Shapiro
American

Doris Day Doris Day
American

Yoko Ono Yoko Ono
Japanese

Jason Ralph Jason Ralph
American

Bea Arthur Bea Arthur
American
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Geena Davis Geena Davis
American
Kim Seok-jin Kim Seok-jin
South Korean

Jack London Jack London
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Amal Alamuddin Amal Clooney
Lebanese, British

Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
American

Ali MacGraw Ali MacGraw
American

Sandi Toksvig Sandi Toksvig
Danish, British

Harvey Milk Harvey Milk
American

Lena Horne Lena Horne
American

Thomas Paine Thomas Paine
British, American

Mena Suvari Mena Suvari
American

Maryse Ouellet Maryse Ouellet
Canadian, American

Ralph Nader Ralph Nader
American
Delta Burke Delta Burke
American

Burt Ward Burt Ward
American