Male Human Rights Activists

 1 Van Jones

Van Jones
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Famous As: Motivational speaker
Birthdate: September 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 2 Ramsey Clark

Ramsey Clark
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Famous As: American lawyer
Birthdate: December 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 3 Ronan Farrow

Ronan Farrow
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Famous As: Journalist, Activist, Human Rights Lawyer
Birthdate: December 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

American journalist Ronan Farrow played a major role in reporting the sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. His work, which was published in The New Yorker, earned the magazine the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. He is also responsible for exposing allegations against personalities like jurist Brett Kavanaugh, media executive Les Moonves, and politician Eric Schneiderman.

 4 Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo
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Famous As: Author & Poet
Birthdate: February 26, 1802
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French
Died: May 22, 1885

Victor Hugo was a French poet, dramatist, and novelist of the Romantic movement. Regarded as one of the best-known and greatest French writers of all time, Victor Hugo wrote abundantly during his career that spanned over six decades. Thanks to his works, such as Hernani and Cromwell, Victor Hugo was one of the leading figures of the Romantic literary movement.

 5 Zack de la Rocha

Zack de la Rocha
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Birthdate: January 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Rapper Zack de la Rocha, the vocalist for the rock band Rage Against the Machine, also formed the duo One Day as a Lion with drummer Jon Theodore. He supports vegetarianism and the Zapatista (EZLN) movement of Mexico. He also testified against the U.S.’s treatment of Abu-Jamal, at the U.N. 

 6 Michael Bolton

Michael Bolton
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: February 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 7 Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
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 8 Solomon Northup

Solomon Northup
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 10, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: 1863 AD

 9 Jello Biafra

Jello Biafra
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Human rights activist, Politician, Journalist
Birthdate: June 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 10 Martin Luther King III

Martin Luther King III
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: October 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 11 Maajid Nawaz

Maajid Nawaz
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: November 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 12 Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Chinese

 13 Andrew Koenig

Andrew Koenig
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: February 14, 2010

 14 Andrew Young Jr.

Andrew Young Jr.
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 15 Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo
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Famous As: Chinese Human Rights Activist
Birthdate: December 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Chinese

 16 Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax
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Famous As: Folklorist
Birthdate: January 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: July 19, 2002

 17 Roy Jenkins

Roy Jenkins
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British, Welsh
Died: January 5, 2003

 18 Henry Dunant

Henry Dunant
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Famous As: Founder of the Red Cross
Birthdate: May 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Swiss
Died: October 30, 1910

 19 Vladimir Bukovsky

Vladimir Bukovsky
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Famous As: Writer, Human rights activist
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Russian

 20 Jack Herer

Jack Herer
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: April 15, 2010

 21 Marquis de Condorcet

Marquis de Condorcet
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Famous As: Mathematician, Philosopher
Birthdate: September 17, 1743
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: March 28, 1794

 22 Denis Mukwege

Denis Mukwege
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Famous As: Gynecologist
Birthdate: March 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Congolese

 23 Walter Reuther

Walter Reuther
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: May 9, 1970

 24 Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Mangosuthu Buthelezi
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South African

 25 Eduard Limonov

Eduard Limonov
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Famous As: Writer, Dissident, Politician, Poet, Human rights activist, Journalist
Birthdate: February 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French, Russian

 26 Walter Sisulu

Walter Sisulu
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: South African
Died: May 5, 2003

 27 Geronimo Pratt

Geronimo Pratt
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Famous As: Civil rights advocate, Human rights activist, Vietnam veteran
Birthdate: September 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: June 3, 2011

 28 Bogd Khan

Bogd Khan
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Famous As: Mongolian head of state
Birthdate: 1869 AD
Nationality: Mongolian
Died: May 20, 1924

 29 Natan Sharansky

Natan Sharansky
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Famous As: Politician, Writer, Mathematician, Human rights activist
Birthdate: January 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Israeli

 30 Charles Perkins

Charles Perkins
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Famous As: Soccer player
Birthdate: June 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Australian
Died: October 18, 2000

 31 Craig Kielburger

Craig Kielburger
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Famous As: Canadian Author
Birthdate: December 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian

 32 Tindyebwa Agaba Wise

Tindyebwa Agaba Wise
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Famous As: Emma Thompson's Son
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: British

 33 Chico Mendes

Chico Mendes
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Famous As: Brazilian environmentalist
Birthdate: December 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Brazilian
Died: December 22, 1988

 34 Domenico Modugno

Domenico Modugno
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Politician, Human rights activist, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Italian
Died: August 6, 1994

 35 Granville Sharp

Granville Sharp
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Famous As: Abolitionist
Birthdate: November 10, 1735
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
Died: July 6, 1813

 36 Fazle Hasan Abed

Fazle Hasan Abed
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Famous As: Social Worker
Birthdate: April 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Bangladeshi

 37 Yuri Orlov

Yuri Orlov
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: August 13, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: September 27, 2020

 38 Serge Klarsfeld

Serge Klarsfeld
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Famous As: Political activist
Birthdate: September 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French

 39 Levi Coffin

Levi Coffin
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Famous As: Abolitionist
Birthdate: October 28, 1798
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: September 16, 1877

 40 Charles W. Chesnutt

Charles W. Chesnutt
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 20, 1858
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: November 17, 1932

 41 Hussein-Ali Montazeri

Hussein-Ali Montazeri
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Iranian
Died: December 20, 2009

 42 Peter Benenson

Peter Benenson
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: July 31, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: February 25, 2005

 43 Jan Egeland

Jan Egeland
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: September 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Norwegian

 44 Jacob M. Appel

Jacob M. Appel
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Famous As: Historian, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Medical writer, Human rights activist, Journalist
Birthdate: February 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 45 Irwin Cotler

Irwin Cotler
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Famous As: Lawyer, Politician, Human rights activist, University teacher
Birthdate: May 8, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Canadian

 46 Manning Marable

Manning Marable
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Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: May 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: April 1, 2011

 47 Roy Campbell

Roy Campbell
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 2, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South African
Died: April 23, 1957

 48 Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
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Famous As: Human Rights Activist
Birthdate: November 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Argentinian

 49 Julian Ozanne

Julian Ozanne
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Famous As: Film Producer
Birthdate: November 30, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Kenyan

 50 Ed Roberts

Ed Roberts
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Famous As: American disability rights activist
Birthdate: January 23, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: March 14, 1995