Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Rudyard Kipling and Mother Teresa are a few Nobel Peace Prize winners.

Peace is something the whole world has been craving for, since time immemorial, be it between nations or individuals belonging to a family. The world has witnessed several man-made catastrophes over the past two centuries, in the form of wars, shootouts, mass suicides, terrorist attacks and many other unfortunate incidents. In these turbulent times, when the growing tensions between many countries are giving rise to speculations such as the possibility of World War III, a few individuals are trying hard to promote peace. The Nobel Peace Prize is an initiative aimed at appreciating their efforts. Activist Martin Luther King Jr, writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Mother Teresa and Rudyard Kipling are a few Nobel Peace Prize winners. Mother Teresa founded the ‘Missionaries of Charity’ several decades ago. Based in India, this NGO has been responsible for the rescue and rehabilitation of hundreds of orphaned children. Martin Luther King Jr has fought tooth and nail against the oppression of the blacks and he still continues to be a hero.
Barack ObamaBarack Obama
(44th U.S. President)

04 August 1961

Honolulu, Hawai, USA

American

Leo

Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt

27 October 1858

06 January 1919

New York City

American

Scorpio

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
(Founder of Missionaries of Charity)

26 August 1910

05 September 1997

Skopje

Indian

Virgo

Nelson MandelaNelson Mandela
(Anti-Apartheid Activist, President of ANC and Former President of South Africa)

18 July 1918

05 December 2013

Mvezo

South African

Cancer

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
(Father of the League of Nations)

28 December 1856

03 February 1924

Staunton city

American

Capricorn

Aung San Suu KyiAung San Suu Kyi
(Political Leader (Freedom Fighter) of Myanmar)

19 June 1945

Yangon

Burmese

Gemini

Mikhail GorbachevMikhail Gorbachev
(Former President of the former USSR)

02 March 1931

Stavropol

Soviet Russian,Russian

Pisces

Yasser ArafatYasser Arafat
(1st President of the Palestinian National Authority)

24 August 1929

11 November 2004

Cairo

Palestinian

Virgo

Yitzhak RabinYitzhak Rabin
(5th Prime Minister of Israel)

01 March 1922

04 November 1995

Jerusalem

Israeli

Pisces

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
(Writer)

30 September 1928

02 July 2016

Transylvania

Romanian,American

Libra

Desmond TutuDesmond Tutu
(Anti-Apartheid Activist)

07 October 1931

Klerksdorp

South African

Libra

Juan Manuel SantosJuan Manuel Santos
(President of Colombia)

10 August 1951

Bogotá

Colombian

Leo

Kofi AnnanKofi Annan
(Secretary General of the United Nations)

08 April 1938

Comassie, Gold Coast

Ghanaian

Aries

Jane AddamsJane Addams

06 September 1860

21 May 1935

Cedarville, Illinois, U.S.

American

Virgo

Shimon PeresShimon Peres
(Former President of Israel)

02 August 1923

28 September 2016

Wiszniew, Poland

Israeli

Leo

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus

28 June 1940

Chittagong

Bangladeshi

Cancer

Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
(14th Prime Minister of Canada)

23 April 1897

27 December 1972

Newtonbrook, Toronto, Ontario

Canadian

Taurus

Norman BorlaugNorman Borlaug
(Father of the Green Revolution)

25 March 1914

12 September 2009

Cresco, Iowa

American

Aries

Willy BrandtWilly Brandt
(Former Chancellor of Germany)

18 December 1913

08 October 1992

Lübeck

German

Sagittarius

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
(Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army)

31 December 1880

16 October 1959

Uniontown

American

Capricorn

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
(Africa’s First Elected Female Head of State)

29 October 1938

Monrovia

Liberian

Scorpio

Albert SchweitzerAlbert Schweitzer
(Philosopher, Theologian)

14 January 1875

04 September 1965

Kaysersberg

French

Capricorn

Menachem BeginMenachem Begin
(Former Prime Minister of Israel)

16 August 1913

09 March 1992

Brest

Israeli

Leo

Rigoberta MenchúRigoberta Menchú
(Activist,Politician,Author)

09 January 1959

Laj Chimel

Guatemalan

Capricorn

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
(Chinese Human Rights Activist)

28 December 1955

Changchun, China

Chinese

Capricorn

Wangari MaathaiWangari Maathai
(Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

01 April 1940

25 September 2011

Ihithe village, Tetu division, Nyeri District, Kenya

Kenyan

Aries

Gustav StresemannGustav Stresemann
(Chancellor of Germany)

10 May 1878

03 October 1929

Berlin

German

Taurus

Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche
(American Political Scientist and Diplomat)

07 August 1903

09 December 1971

Detroit

American

Leo

Henry DunantHenry Dunant
(Founder of the Red Cross)

08 May 1828

30 October 1910

Geneva, Switzerland

Swiss

Taurus

Cordell HullCordell Hull
(Secretary of State, USA)

02 October 1871

23 July 1955

U.S.

American

Libra

Shirin EbadiShirin Ebadi
(Human Rights Activist)

21 June 1947

Hamadan

Iranian

Gemini

Mohamed ElBaradeiMohamed ElBaradei
(Former Director of IAEA & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

17 June 1942

Cairo, Egypt

Egyptian

Gemini

Leymah GboweeLeymah Gbowee
(Peace activist)

01 February 1972

Monrovia

Liberian

Aquarius

Martti Oiva Kalevi AhtisaariMartti Ahtisaari
(Former President of Finland)

23 June 1937

Viipuri, Finland (now Vyborg, Russia)

Finnish

Cancer

Carl von OssietzkyCarl von Ossietzky
(German Pacifist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

03 October 1889

04 May 1938

Hamburg

German

Libra

John HumeJohn Hume
(Politician)

18 January 1937

Derry, Northern Ireland

Irish

Capricorn

Lech WalesaLech Walesa
(Former President of Poland)

29 September 1943

Popowo, Gmina Tłuchowo, Poland

Polish

Libra

Aristide BriandAristide Briand
(Prime Minister)

28 March 1862

07 April 1932

Nantes

French

Aries

David TrimbleDavid Trimble
(First Minister of Northern Ireland)

15 October 1944

Bangor

British

Libra

Jody Williams Jody Williams
(Political & Peace Activist)

09 October 1950

Rutland, Vermont, United States

American

Libra

Arthur HendersonArthur Henderson
(Politician)

13 September 1863

20 October 1935

Glasgow

British

Virgo

Nicholas Murray ButlerNicholas Murray Butler
(Philosopher, Educator)

02 April 1862

07 December 1947

Elizabeth

American

Aries

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
(Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

31 January 1902

01 February 1986

Uppsala

Swedish

Aquarius

Mairead MaguireMairead Maguire
(Peace Activist)

27 January 1944

Belfast

Irish

Aquarius

Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
(Lawyer, Politician)

22 December 1856

21 December 1937

Potsdam

American

Sagittarius

Betty WilliamsBetty Williams
(President of the ‘World Centers of Compassion for Children’ and Founder of 'Community for Peace People')

22 May 1943

Belfast

Irish,Northern Irish

Gemini

Adolfo Pérez EsquivelAdolfo Pérez Esquivel
(Human Rights Activist)

26 November 1931

Buenos Aires

Argentine

Sagittarius

Emily Greene BalchEmily Greene Balch
(Social Activist)

08 January 1867

09 January 1961

Boston

American

Capricorn

Henri La FontaineHenri La Fontaine
(Socialist, Senator, and Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

22 April 1854

14 May 1943

Belgium

Belgian

Taurus

Carlos Saavedra LamasCarlos Saavedra Lamas
(First Latin American Nobel Peace Prize Recipient)

01 November 1878

05 May 1959

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentine

Scorpio

Kim Dae Jung Kim Dae Jung
(Former President of South Korea)

03 December 1925

18 August 2009

Haui-do, Sinan, Jeollanam-do, Japanese Korea

Korean

Sagittarius

Oscar Arias SanchezOscar Arias Sanchez
(President of Costa Rica)

13 September 1940

Heredia, Costa Rica

Costa Rican

Virgo

Louis RenaultLouis Renault
(Founder of Renault)

12 February 1877

24 October 1944

Paris

French

Aquarius

Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche

1904 AD

1971 AD

Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
(Zoologist, Polar explorer, Diplomat, Explorer, Professor, Scientist, Politician, Educationist, Photographer)

10 October 1861

13 May 1930

Christiania

Norwegian

Libra

Hjalmar BrantingHjalmar Branting
(Politician, Diplomat, Journalist)

23 November 1860

24 February 1925

Stockholm

Swedish

Sagittarius

Klas Pontus ArnoldsonKlas Pontus Arnoldson
(Politician, Journalist, Writer, Non-fiction writer)

27 October 1844

20 February 1916

Gothenburg

Swedish

Scorpio

Christian Lous LangeChristian Lous Lange
(Historian, Political scientist, Writer)

17 September 1869

11 December 1938

Stavanger

Norwegian

Virgo

Ludwig QuiddeLudwig Quidde

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