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Freda Meissner-Blau

Freda Meissner-Blau was an Austrian politician and activist. She was an important figure in the Austrian environmental movement. She was a founder and the federal spokesperson of the Austrian Green Party. She was born in Dresden, Germany. Meissne ...

Sofia Mendoza

Mendoza started a group in East San Jose called" United People Arriba”. United People Arriba watched the police. They watch that people of color were treated equally to white people. She also lead a walk-out. The protest was to stop discriminatio ...

Gloria Molina

Gloria Molina was born on May 31, 1948 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother and father moved to the United States from Mexico. She went to school in Pico Rivera, California as a child, and she also went to East Los Angeles College. When she was ...

Lenin Moreno

Lenin Boltaire Moreno Garces is an Ecuadorian politician. Moreno is the 44th and current President of Ecuador since 24 May 2017. He was the Vice President of Ecuador from 2007 to 2013, serving under President Rafael Correa. His election as Vice P ...

Hasan Mushaima

Hasan Mushaima is an opposition leader in Bahrain. He is the secretary-general of the Haq Movement. He wants more democratic rights in Bahrain. He was a starting member of Al Wefaq. He was in the 1994 uprising in Bahrain. The Bahraini government ...

Marie Claude Naddaf

In 1994, Naddaf became Mother Superior at the Good Shepherd Convent in Damascus. In 1996, she opened the "Oasis Shelter" with her convent. The Oasis Shelter was the first organization for victims of human trafficking and domestic violence in Syri ...

Hodan Nalayeh

Hodan Nalayeh was a Somali-Canadian media executive, marketing consultant, social activist and businesswoman. She was the President of the Cultural Integration Agency and the Vice President of Sales & Programming Development of Cameraworks Produc ...

Irene Natividad

Natividad was born in 1948 in the Philippines. In Natividad’s early life, she and her family spent a lot of time moving. She traveled to Japan, Iran, Greece, and India and learned many languages, including Spanish, French, Tagalong, Farsi, Italia ...

Dimbulukeni Nauyoma

Dimbulukeni Nauyoma is a Namibian youth activist. Along with Job Amupanda and George Kambala, he co-founded a radical youth movement known as the Affirmative Repositioning Movement in 2014. He also served as Secretary General of the Namibia Natio ...

Jiei Navratil

Jiei Navratil was a Czech scout leader and anti-communist activist. He served as the President of Junak, the Czech Scout and Guide association.

Ahmed Fouad Negm

Ahmed Fouad Negm was an Egyptian vernacular poet. Negm is well known for his work with Egyptian composer Sheikh Imam, as well as his patriotic and revolutionary Egyptian Arabic poetry. Negm has been called "a bit of a folk hero in Egypt" or el-Fa ...

Zhanna Nemtsova

Zhanna Nemtsova is a Russian journalist and activist. She is the daughter of Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician who was killed in 2015. In 2016, she received the International Women of Courage Award.

Ann Njogu

In 2007, Njogu wanted a review of the salaries of the members of parliament. Kenya is very poor, but the members of parliament received a lot of money. The police attacked Njogu and took her to jail. Njoogu and the others who were arrested filed ...

Reem Al Numery

When Al Numery was 12 years old, she had to marry her 30-year-old cousin. She protested the wedding, but her father gagged her and tied her up. After the wedding, she tried to kill herself twice. Al Numerys father would not let her have a divorce ...

Maureen Orcutt

Maureen Orcutt was an American golfer and New York Times reporter. Orcutt won many golf championships. She stopped playing golf at age 87 because she had knee problems. In 1934, she won the 1934 Democratic Party nomination for the New Jersey Gene ...

Adodo Eddy Osaman

Osaman was born on November 9, 1988 in the state of Edo, Nigeria. He graduated from the University of Benin in 2014. He studied Russian at The Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and University of Civil Engineering. Osaman has been a wel ...

Agnes Osztolykan

Agnes Osztolykan is a Hungarian politician and an activist for the Roma people. She was in the National Assembly of Hungary from 2010 to 2014. In 2011, she received International Women of Courage Award from the United States Department of State.

Suraya Pakzad

Suraya Pakzad is an Afghan activist. She started Voice of Women, an organization that helps women in Afghanistan. In 2008 she received the International Women of Courage Award from the U.S. Department of State.

Park Won-soon

Park Won-soon was a South Korean politician and lawyer. In 2011, he was elected as the Mayor of Seoul. He received the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2006. He was born in Changnyeong, South Korea. Park was a member of the Democratic Party. As a lawyer, ...

Adolfo Perez Esquivel

Adolfo Perez Esquivel is an Argentine activist, community organizer, art painter, writer and sculptor. He was the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Peace Prize for his criticism of the Argentinas last civil-military dictatorship. He was detained, tortu ...

Ruth Pfau

Sister Dr Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau was a German-Pakistani physician and nun of the Society of Daughters of the Heart of Mary. She devoted nearly 50 years of her life to fighting leprosy in Pakistan. She was born in Leipzig, Germany. She founded ...

Anna Politkovskaya

Anna Stepanovna Politkovskaya was a Russian journalist. Anna Politkovskaya wrote for the newspaper Novaya Gazeta. She was born in the New York City, United States. Her parents were diplomats. Her birth name was Anna Stepanovna Mazepa.

Cyril Ramaphosa

Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa is a South African politician. He is the 5th and current President of South Africa since the resignation of Jacob Zuma on 14 February 2018. Ramaphosa was an anti-apartheid activist, trade union leader and businessman. Ram ...

Rona Ramon

Rona Ramon was an Israeli public activist. She was a supporter of the education and advancement of youth in Israel through STEM.

Maciej Rataj

Maciej Rataj was a Polish politician of peasants movement. He was Speaker of the Parliament. He was Acting President of Poland twice. Rataj was an independence and peasant activist before Poland regained an independence in 1918. He became Member ...

Madeleine Riffaud

Madeleine Riffaud is a French poet, journalist, war correspondent and a member of the French Resistance. She was born in Arvillers, France. Riffaud was awarded the National Order of Merit. She began operating for the French Forces of the Interior ...

Noella Rouget

Noella Rouget was a French resistant and teacher. She spoke of her experiences in the 1980s in Switzerland, Haute-Savoie, and Ain. She was born in Saumur, France. Rouget died in Geneva on 22 November 2020 at the age of 100.

Avijit Roy

Avijit Roy was a Bangladeshi-American engineer, writer, blogger and secular activist. He was hacked to death in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 26 February 2015. A Muslim extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack. Avjit Roy was a U.S. citizen. ...

Paul Rusesabagina

Paul Rusesabagina is a Rwandan humanitarian. He is known for hiding and protecting 1.268 people during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Rusesabagina was the assistant manager of the Sabena Hotel des Mille Collines. Later, he was the manager of the Hote ...

Shaimaa Sabbagh

Shaimaa Sabbagh, Arabic: شيماء الصباغ, was an Egyptian poet and activist. She died at Tahrir Square during a demonstration to remember the anniversary of the Arab Spring. Sabbagh was a leading member of the Socialist Popular Alliance Party. She b ...

Jacqueline Saburido

Jacqueline Saburido was a Venezuelan activist. She was a burns survivor who campaigned against drunk driving. In September 1999, she was a victim of a car crash caused by a drunk driver in Austin in the U.S. state of Texas. She had burns to more ...

Ginetta Sagan

Ginetta Sagan was an Italian-born American human rights activist. Ginetta Sagan fought for equality. She saved many lives from 1925 to 2000. Ginetta was confident equality fighting women starting from when she was only 17 years old. She followed ...

Suman Sahai

Sahai got a Ph.D. from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in 1975. She then worked at the University of Alberta, University of Chicago, and the University of Heidelberg, where she did her habilitation in human genetics. The Web of Science ...

L’Malouma Said

L’Malouma Said is a politician and activist from Mauritania. In 2018, she received the International Women of Courage Award from the U.S Department of State.

Odessa Sathyan

Cheeram Veetti Sathyan, popularly known as Odessa Sathyan was an Indian documentary filmmaker and social activist. he was known for his works in the naxal movements of the seventies in Kerala and his association with Odessa Collective. He was a r ...

Jirair Sefilian

Jirair Sefilian is an Armenian military commander and political activist. He is one of the leaders of Armenian opposition and the head of Founding Parliament opposition group. Since April 8, 2015 he is under arrest and recognized as a political p ...

Jakucho Setouchi

Jakucho Setouchi, formerly Harumi Setouchi, is a Japanese Buddhist nun, writer and activist. Setouchi is known for her biographical novels written as first-person narratives. She is known for her 1998 translation of The Tale of Genji. She was awa ...

Marshall Julum Shakya

Marshall Julum Shakya was a Nepalese politician, belonging to the Nepali Congress. He was a founder member of Nepal Student Union created in March 1970. He spent 15 years in prison during the panchayat regime. As of 1988, he was the president of ...

Ruth Sienkiewicz-Mercer

Ruth Sienkiewicz-Mercer was a civil rights activist and writer. She fought for the rights of people with disabilities. She also wrote the book, I Raise My Eyes to Say Yes, with the help of Steven B. Kaplan.

Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia is an Indian politician. He has been the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi since February 2015. He was a cabinet minister in the Government of Delhi between late December 2013 and February 2014. Sisodia was a social activist, journali ...

Zakia Soman

Zakia Soman is an activist from India. She is the head of the human rights group Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan. In 2014, she received the Outstanding Women Achievers award from the National Commission for Women.

Sigmund Sobolewski

Sigmund Sobolewski was a Polish activist, lecturer and Holocaust survivor. He was the 88th prisoner to enter Auschwitz on the very first transport to the concentration camp on June 14, 1940. He remained a prisoner for four and a half years during ...

Salvador Sobral

Salvador Vilar Braamcamp Sobral is a Portuguese singer and activist. He won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest for Portugal with the song "Amar pelos dois", written by his sister Luisa Sobral. He gave Portugal its first ever win in the contest sinc ...

Maurice Strong

Maurice F. Strong, was a Canadian businessman and diplomat. He represented Canada as Under-Secretary General of the United Nations. Strong had his start as an entrepreneur in the Alberta oil patch and was President of Power Corporation of Canada ...

Ghulam Sughra

Ghulam Sughra is a human rights activist in Pakistan. She is the head of the "Marvi Rural Development Organization". In 2011 she received the International Women of Courage Award from the U.S. Department of State.

Mary Tape

Mary Tape was a desegregation activist. Tape fought for equal education. She wanted Chinese American students to study at schools with white students.

Marie Claire Tchecola

Marie Claire Tchecola is a nurse from Guinea. She got Ebola, but she lived. She is an activist who teaches about disease. In 2015, the U.S. State Department gave Tchecola the International Women of Courage Award.

Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero

Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero was a Sinhalese Buddhist Bikku. He was a well-known socialist and social justice activist. He was a Buddhist style non-violent revolutionary and he led campaigns that toppled the Sri-Lankan government on several occasions ...

Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg is a Swedish activist. She is known for her work against climate change, a popular example of youth activism. She started protesting on 20 August 2018, outside of the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm. In December 2018, she attended ...

TotalBiscuit

John Peter Bain, commonly known by his online aliases TotalBiscuit, The Cynical Brit, and TotalHalibut, was a British indie gaming commentator and game critic on YouTube. He was born in Spennymoor, County Durham. Bain was known for his role in pr ...

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