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

Samantha SmithSamantha Smith
American

Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
German
Rachel CorrieRachel Corrie
American

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
American
David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
American

Kenneth E. BouldingKenneth E. Boulding
British, American

Michael CulverMichael Culver
British
Peace PilgrimPeace Pilgrim
American

Roger Nash BaldwinRoger Nash Baldwin
American
Ōmi KomakiŌmi Komaki
Japanese