List of famous peace activists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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A peace activist may refer to any person who believes and advocates non-violent, diplomatic, non-military forms of resolution to political problems and disputes. A person who strongly opposes the notion of war and any kind of violent military action can be defined as a peace activist. One of the main objectives of peace activists is to create awareness about the harmful effect of violence in the society and promote peace and end all kinds of wars. A peace activist will promote diplomatic resolutions, non-violent resistance, pacifism, boycotts, moral purchasing, peace camps and other forms of peaceful campaigns to end any kind of violence. The idea of peace activism originated after many countries suffered the devastating effects of the World War II, after which many of these countries included peace in their constitutions, during the post war period. Some of the peace movements include, anti-nuclear movements, anti-weapons movement, anti-war campaigns, non-violence movements and campaigns, among many others. Peace activists aim to highlight to the world the illogicality of violent conflicts and spread awareness about peace and harmony. Learn more fascinating and enlightening facts, continue to read on about some of the famous peace activists, with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.
Yoko Ono Yoko Ono
Japanese

Bianca Jagger Bianca Jagger
Nicaraguan, British

Dick Cusack Dick Cusack
American

Salah Choudhury Salah Choudhury
Bangladeshi

Betty Williams Betty Williams
Northern Irish

Julie ChristieJulie Christie
British
Samantha SmithSamantha Smith
American

Samantha SmithSamantha Smith
American
Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
German

Rachel CorrieRachel Corrie
American

David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
American
Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
American

E. P. ThompsonE. P. Thompson
British
Cindy SheehanCindy Sheehan
American

Joseph RotblatJoseph Rotblat
Polish

Michael CulverMichael Culver
British
David DellingerDavid Dellinger
American
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Kenneth E. BouldingKenneth E. Boulding
British, American
Peace PilgrimPeace Pilgrim
American

Roger Nash BaldwinRoger Nash Baldwin
American

Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese

Henri BourassaHenri Bourassa
Canadian
Jaime GarzónJaime Garzón
Colombian

Fenner BrockwayFenner Brockway
British

Alec ReidAlec Reid
Irish

Eagle WomanEagle Woman
American

Eugen DrewermannEugen Drewermann
German
May Wright SewallMay Wright Sewall
American

Mary Emma WoolleyMary Emma Woolley
American
Ōmi KomakiŌmi Komaki
Japanese

Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack MorrisEsther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris
American

The Rev. William Sloane Coffin, Jr.The Rev. William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
American