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(Computer programmer)

03 July 1971

Australian

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
(Civil Rights Activist)

15 January 1929

American

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali

17 January 1942

American

Malcolm XMalcolm X
(Minister)

19 May 1925

American

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
(Actor, Activist)

23 July 1961

American

Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo
(Actor)

22 November 1967

American

Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
(Linguist)

07 December 1928

American

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
(American orator)

01 February 1818

American

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
(Novelist)

02 August 1924

American

Ryan WhiteRyan White

06 December 1971

American

Bob GeldofBob Geldof
(Singer)

05 October 1951

Irish

Victor HugoVictor Hugo
(Author & Poet)

26 February 1802

French

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(Civil Rights Activists)

23 February 1868

Ghanaian

Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
(Civil Rights Activist)

31 March 1927

American

Ronan FarrowRonan Farrow
(Journalist, Activist, Human Rights Lawyer)

19 December 1987

American

Zack de la RochaZack de la Rocha

12 January 1970

American

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
(Photographer, Musician)

24 September 1941

American

Michael BoltonMichael Bolton
(Singer, Songwriter)

26 February 1953

American

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(Environment Activist & Attorney)

17 January 1954

American

Stokely CarmichaelStokely Carmichael

29 June 1941

Guinean,Trinidadian,American

Jesse JacksonJesse Jackson
(Civil Rights Activist)

08 October 1941

American

Jason RalphJason Ralph
(Actor)

07 April 1986

American

Michael MooreMichael Moore
(Documentary Filmmaker)

23 April 1954

American

Medgar EversMedgar Evers

02 July 1925

American

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Arvind KejriwalArvind Kejriwal
(Anti Corruption Activist, Politician)

16 August 1968

Indian

Ralph NaderRalph Nader
(Political Activist, Attorney)

27 February 1934

American

Jack LondonJack London
(Author)

12 January 1876

American

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
(Founding Father of the United States)

29 January 1737

British,American

Mike FarrellMike Farrell
(Actor)

06 February 1939

American

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk

22 May 1930

American

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Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
(Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist)

09 April 1898

American

George TakeiGeorge Takei
(Actor, Activist)

20 April 1937

American

Serj TankianSerj Tankian
(Singer-songwriter)

21 August 1967

Lebanese,American

Russell SimmonsRussell Simmons
(Founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam)

04 October 1957

American

Will EstesWill Estes
(Actor)

21 October 1978

American

Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov
(Chess Player)

13 April 1963

Russian

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(Activist)

07 April 1931

American

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(Compiler of Almanacs)

09 November 1731

American

Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
(Author)

10 July 1807

American

Jerry FalwellJerry Falwell
(Pastor)

11 August 1933

American

steve bikoSteve Biko
(Anti-apartheid Activist)

18 December 1946

South African

Rick Santorum Rick Santorum
(American Politician, Attorney)

10 May 1958

American

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(Political Activist)

11 December 1939

American

Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei
(Artist)

28 August 1957

Chinese

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(Anti-War Activist)

30 November 1936

American

Saul AlinskySaul Alinsky
(Community Organizer)

30 January 1909

American

Iqbal MasihIqbal Masih
(Children's Rights Activist)

1983 AD

Pakistani

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(Former Diplomat, Political Scientist)

28 March 1928

Polish,American

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(Abolitionist)

12 December 1805

American

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
(Writer)

28 March 1936

Peruvian

Kailash SatyarthiKailash Satyarthi
(Child Rights Activist)

11 January 1954

Indian

Olaudah EquianoOlaudah Equiano
(Anti Slavery Activist)

1745 AD

Cental African

Anna HazareAnna Hazare

15 June 1937

Indian

Jacob RiisJacob Riis

03 May 1849

American

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(Leader of the African-American civil-rights movement,)

15 April 1889

American

David SuzukiDavid Suzuki
(Academic, Enviromental Activist)

24 March 1936

Canadian

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
(Chinese Human Rights Activist)

28 December 1955

Chinese

Baba AmteBaba Amte

26 December 1914

Indian

Ron SilverRon Silver
(Actor)

02 July 1946

American

Giuseppe MazziniGiuseppe Mazzini

22 June 1805

Italian

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(Anti-War Activist)

04 July 1946

American

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(Politician & Civil Rights Activist)

29 November 1908

American

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(Author)

17 June 1871

American

Benjamin Spock Benjamin Spock
(Pediatrician and Political Activist)

02 May 1903

American

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(Musician, Musician, Peace Activist)

21 April 1966

American

Juan Manuel SantosJuan Manuel Santos
(President of Colombia)

10 August 1951

Colombian

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(Judge, Social Reformer)

18 January 1842

Indian

Henry DunantHenry Dunant
(Founder of the Red Cross)

08 May 1828

Swiss

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11 January 1887

American

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(Civil Rights Leader)

05 January 1926

American

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(Civil Rights Acrivist)

23 November 1943

American

Alan LomaxAlan Lomax
(Folklorist)

31 January 1915

American

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(Labor leader, Cigar Maker)

27 January 1850

British,American

Marquis de CondorcetMarquis de Condorcet
(Mathematician, Philosopher)

17 September 1743

French

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(American man of letters)

08 May 1930

American

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(Poet)

13 March 1941

Palestinian

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(Education Activist, Diplomat)

1969 AD

Pakistani

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(Political and Spiritual Leader)

06 February 1890

Pakistani

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(Civil Rights Activist)

12 January 1920

American

Craig KielburgerCraig Kielburger
(Canadian Author)

17 December 1982

Canadian

Raja Ram Mohan RoyRaja Ram Mohan Roy
(socio-religious reformer)

22 May 1772

Indian

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(Actor)

11 April 1983

American

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(Venture Capitalist & Environmentalist)

26 May 1910

American

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(Editor)

21 November 1870

French,Russian

Martti Oiva Kalevi AhtisaariMartti Ahtisaari
(Former President of Finland)

23 June 1937

Finnish

Thomas ClarksonThomas Clarkson
(Abolitionist)

28 March 1760

British

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(German Pacifist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

03 October 1889

German

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(Model, Actor, Activist)

05 August 1981

American

Alexander HerzenAlexander Herzen
(Father of Russian socialism)

06 April 1812

Russian

Fazle Hasan AbedFazle Hasan Abed
(Social Worker)

27 April 1936

Bangladeshi

James ParkinsonJames Parkinson
(Surgeon)

11 April 1755

British

Granville SharpGranville Sharp
(Abolitionist)

10 November 1735

British

Tindyebwa Agaba WiseTindyebwa Agaba Wise
(Emma Thompson's Son)

British

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(Human Rights Activist)

26 November 1931

Argentinian

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(Transgender Rights Activist)

04 March 2000

American

Frederic PassyFrédéric Passy
(Economist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

20 May 1822

French

Waleed AbulkhairWaleed Abulkhair
(Saudi Arabian lawyer)

17 June 1979

Saudi Arabian

Charles PerkinsCharles Perkins
(Soccer player)

16 June 1936

Australian

A. J. MusteA. J. Muste
(Clergyman & Political Activist)

08 January 1885

American