Liu Xiaobo was a Chinese activist, literary critic, and philosopher. He is best remembered for organizing campaigns that aimed at ending the one-party rule in China. He was honored with the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle for human rights in China. Liu is the first Chinese citizen to be honored with a Nobel Prize while residing in China.
Joshua Wong is a Hong Kong politician and activist who achieved popularity after playing an important role in the Umbrella Movement, which was part of the 2014 Hong Kong protests, for which he was included in Time magazine's list of Most Influential Teens of 2014. In 2015, he was named by Fortune magazine as one of the world's greatest leaders.
5 Wang Dan
6 Harry Wu
9 Hu Jia
11 Jiang Kanghu
Jiang Kanghu is remembered for reviving the Chinese Socialist Party and the rebranding it as the Social Democratic Party. Later, when it was revealed that he had been trying to restore the Qing dynasty, he moved to Canada and focused on Confucianism. He was later arrested, and died in prison.