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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Ghislaine Maxwell Ghislaine Maxwell
French, British, American

Ben Shapiro Ben Shapiro
American

betty white Betty White
American
Malcolm X Malcolm X
American

Julian Assange Julian Assange
Australian, Ecuadorian

Bea Arthur Bea Arthur
American

Pamela Anderson Pamela Anderson
Canadian, American
Lupita Nyong'o Lupita Nyong'o
Kenyan, Mexican
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Shaun King Shaun King
American
Kim Seok-jin Kim Seok-jin
South Korean

Geena Davis Geena Davis
American

Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
American

Yoko Ono Yoko Ono
Japanese

Amal Alamuddin Amal Clooney
Lebanese, British

Rosa Parks Rosa Parks
American

Stokely Carmichael Stokely Carmichael
Guinean, Trinidadian, American

Doris Day Doris Day
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Ali MacGraw Ali MacGraw
American

Sandi Toksvig Sandi Toksvig
Danish, British

Mena Suvari Mena Suvari
American

Thomas Paine Thomas Paine
British, American

Ralph Nader Ralph Nader
American

Serj Tankian Serj Tankian
Lebanese, American

Cara Buono Cara Buono
American

Jack London Jack London
American