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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Michael Gaughan (Irish republican)
Michael Gaughan (5 October 1949 – 3 June 1974) was a Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) hunger striker who died in 1974 in Parkhurst Prison on the Isle of Wight, England.
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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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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.
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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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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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Chico Mendes
Francisco Alves Mendes Filho, better known as Chico Mendes (December 15, 1944 – December 22, 1988), was a Brazilian rubber tapper, trade union leader and environmentalist. He fought to preserve the Am...
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May Ayim
May Ayim (3 May 1960 in Hamburg – 9 August 1996 in Berlin) is the pen name of May Opitz (born Sylvia Adler); she was an Afro-German poet, educator, and activist. The child of a German mother and Ghana...
Meena Keshwar Kamal
Meena Keshwar Kamal (Pashto/Persian: مینا کشور کمال‎; February 27, 1956 – February 4, 1987), commonly known as Meena, was an Afghan revolutionary political activist, feminist, women's rights act...
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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...
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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Kosaburo Eto
Eto Kosaburo (江藤 小三郎 20 April 1946 – 11 February 1969) was a Japanese nationalist, thinker, social activist, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force official, and a member of a leading Japanese political ...
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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.
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Terence MacSwiney
Terence Joseph MacSwiney (/məkˈswiːni/; Irish: Toirdhealbhach Mac Suibhne; 28 March 1879 – 25 October 1920) was an Irish playwright, author and politician. He was elected as Sinn Féin Lord Ma...
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