Eleanor Marx
Eleanor Marx Aveling (16 January 1855 – 31 March 1898), also known as Jenny Julia Eleanor "Tussy" Marx , was the English-born youngest daughter of Karl Marx. She was herself a socialist activist, who ...
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Sarah Goddard Power
Sarah Goddard Power (June 19, 1935 – March 24, 1987) was a United States Democratic Party activist and University of Michigan Regent who committed suicide by falling out a window at the Burton Tower o...
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Oleksa Hirnyk
Oleksa Mykolajovyč Hirnyk (Ukrainian: Олекса Миколайович Гiрник) (March 27, 1912 - January 21, 1978) was a Ukrainian Soviet dissident, an engineer by profession, who burned himself to death as an ...
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Mazlum Doğan
Mazlum Doğan (born 1955 in Karakoçan/Elâzığ Province; died 21 March 1982 in Diyarbakır) was a member of the Central Committee of the Kurdistan Workers' Party. He was an Alevi Muslim.After he had finis...
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Giuseppe Impastato
Giuseppe Impastato, also known as Peppino (Cinisi, January 5, 1948 – Cinisi, May 9, 1978), was a political activist who opposed the Mafia, which ordered his murder in 1978.
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Herbert Belter
Herbert Belter (December 21, 1929 – April 28, 1951) was a resistance activist in East Germany. He was executed because of his activities in the so-called "Belter Group", which was named after him.
María Cristina Gómez
María Cristina Gómez (c.1942 - 5 April 1989) was a Baptist primary school teacher and community leader in El Salvador who was abducted and murdered on April 5, 1989.
A member of Emmanuel Baptist ...
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Margaret Hassan
Margaret Hassan (18 April 1945 – 8 November 2004), also known as "Madam Margaret", was an Irish aid worker who had worked in Iraq for many years until she was abducted and murdered by unidentifie...
Ida Craddock
Ida C. Craddock (August 1, 1857 – October 16, 1902) was a 19th-century American advocate of free speech and women's rights.
Ida Craddock was born in Philadelphia; her father died when she was four...
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Lam Bun
Lam Bun (25 September 1929 – 25 August 1967) was a radio commentator at Commercial Radio Hong Kong who was fiercely critical of leftists. He was assassinated during the Hong Kong 1967 riots, and has b...
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Bram Behr
Abraham Maurits "Bram" Behr (18 January 1951 in Curaçao–8 December 1982 in Paramaribo) was a Surinamese communist. He was best known as a propagandist and journalist. He published the pamphlet De Rode...
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Rigas Feraios
Rigas Feraios (or Rhegas Pheraeos) or Rigas Velestinlis (or Rhegas Velestinles) (Greek: Ρήγας Βελεστινλής-Φεραίος, [ˈriɣas vɛlɛstinˈlis fɛˈrɛɔs], born Αντώνιος Κυριαζής, Antonios Kyriazis, [anˈdɔn...
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Henri Curiel
Henri Curiel (September 13, 1914 – May 4, 1978) was a left-wing political activist. Born in Egypt, Curiel led the communist Democratic Movement for National Liberation until he was expelled from the ...
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Kostas Georgakis
Kostas Georgakis (Greek: Κώστας Γεωργάκης) (23 August 1948 – 19 September 1970) was a Greek student of geology, who, in the early hours of 19 September 1970, set himself ablaze in Matteotti square...
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Rajiv Goswami
Rajiv Goswami was a commerce student at the Deshbandhu College, Delhi University who came into prominence when he attempted self-immolation to protest against Prime Minister V.P. Singh's implementatio...
Tristan Egolf
Tristan Egolf (December 19, 1971 – May 7, 2005) was an American novelist, author, and political activist.
Egolf was born in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain. His father, Brad Evans, was a Nationa...
Missak Manouchian
Missak Manouchian (classical Armenian: Միսաք Մանուշեան; [misɑkʰ manuʃjɑn], 1 September 1906 – 21 February 1944) was a French-Armenian poet and a communist activist. An Armenian Genocide survivor, ...
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Sophie Scholl
Sophia Magdalena Scholl (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student and revolutionary, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany.She was convicted of high...
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Lamar Smith (activist)
Lamar Smith (1892 – August 13, 1955) was a U.S. civil rights figure, black farmer, World War I veteran and an organizer of black voter registration. He was shot to death in broad daylight around ...
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FannyAnn Eddy
Fannyann Viola Eddy (1974–2004) was an activist for lesbian and gay rights in her native Sierra Leone and throughout Africa. In 2002, she founded the Sierra Leone Lesbian and Gay Association, the firs...
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Len Sassaman
Leonard Harris Sassaman (1980 – July 3, 2011) was an advocate for privacy, maintainer of the Mixmaster anonymous remailer code and remop (operator) of the randseed remailer.
Sassaman was employed ...
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Juan Pablo Wainwright
Juan Pablo Wainwright Nuila (1894–1932) was a Honduran revolutionary leader. A former member of the Canadian Army in World War I, he joined the Communist Party in El Salvador in 1928. He was exp...
Clark Polak
Clark Philip Polak (October 13, 1937–c. September 20, 1980) was an American journalist and LGBT activist. He was known for creating and editing DRUM magazine, an early gay-interest periodical, and for...