Feminists

Know about famous feminists who have fought for gender equality. This list of famous feminists comprises people from all over the world and include eminent personalities, such as Betty Ford, Eva Peron, Jodie Whittaker, Anita Hill, Mat McGorry and many more.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Jodie Whittaker

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire, England, UK

 2 Anita Hill

Anita Hill.
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Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morns, Oklahoma, USA

 3 Katie Hill

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, U.S.

 4 Valerie Solanas

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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ventnor City, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 25, 1988

 5 Sara Pascoe

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dagenham, London, England

 6 Maxine Peake

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, England, UK

 7 Victoria Woodhull

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 23, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Homer, Ohio, United States
Died: June 9, 1927
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 8 Betty Ford

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Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: April 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 8, 2011

Betty Ford served as the First Lady of the US from 1974 to 1977. One of the most popular First Ladies in history, Ford was a passionate supporter of abortion rights and worked towards raising breast cancer awareness. She commented on topics like sex, drugs, abortion, and equal pay. In 1991, she was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 9 Lola Kirke

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Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England

 10 ContraPoints

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Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: October 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Arlington County, Virginia, United States

 11 Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hoshiarpur,Punjab, India Punjab, India

 12 Gloria Allred

Gloria Allred
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Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: July 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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 13 Kate Nash

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrow, London, England, UK

 14 Kathleen Hanna

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA

 15 Patrisse Cullors

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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: June 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

 16 Emily Thornberry

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guildford, Surrey, England, UK

 17 Pippa Bacca

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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: March 31, 2008

Pippa Bacca made international headlines in March 2008, when she was found naked and strangled on the outskirts of Istanbul. The Italian feminist artist had apparently been raped and murdered in the middle of her hitch-hiking program Brides on Tour, which had her traveling from Milan dressed as a bride.

 18 Bobbi Starr

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Clara, California, USA

 19 Andy Burnham

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK

 20 Naomi Wolf

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Famous As: Political writer
Birthdate: November 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, U.S.

 21 Zahra Khanom Tadj es-Saltaneh

Zahra Khanom Tadj es-Saltaneh
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: February 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: January 25, 1936

 22 Sarah Hegazi

Sarah Hegazi
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Famous As: Human rights activist
Birthdate: May 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Egypt
Died: June 14, 2020

 23 Sylvia Rivera

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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: July 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 19, 2002

 24 Cecile Richards

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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: July 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, U.S.

 25 Poly Styrene

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bromley, England
Died: April 25, 2011

 26 Waris Dirie

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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Galkayo, Somalia

Somali model, writer, and women’s rights activist Waris Dirie is best known for her advocacy against female genital mutilation through the Desert Flower Foundation. Born into a poor nomadic family, she ran away at 13 to avoid marriage and then worked as a maid in London, before gaining a modeling contract.

 27 Martha Wash

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 28, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, USA

 28 Julia Kristeva

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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: June 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sliven, Bulgaria

 29 Kate Millett

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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 14, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Died: September 6, 2017

 30 Taslima Nasrin

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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mymensingh, Bangladesh

 31 Erica Jong

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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 26, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.

 32 Sylvia Pankhurst

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Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: May 5, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Old Trafford (district) Old Trafford, Manchester, England
Died: September 27, 1960

 33 Kathy Acker

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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: November 30, 1997

 34 Nawal El Saadawi

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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kafr Tahlah, Egypt

 35 Hilda Doolittle

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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 27, 1961

 36 Héloïse

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Famous As: French nun
Birthdate: 1101 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 16, 1164

 37 Aletta Jacobs

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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: February 9, 1854
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sappemeer, Netherlands
Died: August 10, 1929

 38 Delphine Seyrig

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Died: October 15, 1990

 39 Elaine Showalter

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Famous As: Literary critic
Birthdate: January 21, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 40 Vilma Espín Guillois

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Famous As: Cuban Revolutionary
Birthdate: April 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: June 18, 2007

 41 Joyce Banda

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Malemia, Malawi

 42 Pauline Harmange

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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1995 AD
Birthplace: France

 43 Silvia Federici

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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: 1942 AD
Birthplace: Parma, Italy

 44 Shere Hite

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Famous As: Feminist
Birthdate: November 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Died: September 9, 2020

 45 Susan Faludi

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

 46 Amelia Bloomer

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Famous As: Advocate
Birthdate: May 27, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Homer, New York, United States
Died: December 30, 1894

 47 Minna Canth

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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 19, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tampere, Finland
Died: May 12, 1897

 48 Emily Hobhouse

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Famous As: British Social Worker
Birthdate: April 9, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St Ive, Cornwall, England
Died: June 8, 1926

 49 Frances Lear

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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: July 14, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hudson, New York, United States
Died: September 30, 1996

 50 Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: August 7, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Concord, New Hampshire, U.S.
Died: September 5, 1964
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