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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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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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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An Congjin
An Congjin (安從進) (d. 942) was a general of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period states Later Tang and Later Jin. In 941, he rebelled against the rule of Later Jin's founding emperor Shi...
Shawn Lonsdale
Shawn Lonsdale (1969 – February 16, 2008) was a videographer and prominent critic of the Church of Scientology. He resided in Clearwater, Florida, and regularly videotaped members of Scientology comin...
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Donald Keene
Donald Lawrence Keene (born June 18, 1922) is an American-born Japanese scholar, historian, teacher, writer and translator of Japanese literature. Keene is University Professor Emeritus and Shincho Pr...
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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...
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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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...
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...
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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Ruthe Lewin Winegarten
Ruthe Lewin Winegarten (August 26, 1929 – June 14, 2004) was an American author, activist, and historian. Born in Dallas in 1929, Winegarten attended Forest Avenue High School (known today as James Ma...
Peoples Temple in San Francisco
The Peoples Temple, the organization at the center of the Jonestown incident, was headquartered in San Francisco, California, from the early to mid-1970s until the Temple's move to Guyana.While the Te...
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Sunil Verma
Sunil Verma (1972 − 16 August 2006), himself a victim, was a campaigner for the rights of victims affected by the Bhopal disaster, the deadliest industrial disaster as of 2007. He testified in a case...
Ben Klassen
Bernhardt (or Bernhard) "Ben" Klassen (Ukrainian: Бернар Классен; (1918-02-20)February 20, 1918 () – August 6, 1993(1993-08-06)) was a self-described White supremacist and an American religious ...
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Empress Liu (Li Congke)
Empress Liu (劉皇后, personal name unknown) (d. January 11, 937), was an empress of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period state Later Tang. Her husband was Later Tang's last emperor Li Cong...
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Ivan Morris
Ivan Ira Esme Morris (29 November 1925 – 19 July 1976) was a British author and teacher in the field of Japanese Studies.Ivan Morris was born in London, of mixed American and Swedish parentage, to Ira...
Jean Tatlock
Jean Frances Tatlock, M.D. (February 21, 1914 – January 5, 1944), was an American psychiatrist, physician, and a member of the Communist Party. She is most noted for her romantic relationship with Ma...
Lexington Avenue bombing
The Lexington Avenue bombing was the July 4, 1914 explosion of a bomb in an apartment at 1626 Lexington Avenue in New York City, killing four people and injuring dozens. A large quantity of dynamite w...
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Na Sok-Chu
Na Seok-ju (Korean: 나석주, also romanized as Na Sok-Chu) (1892-1926) was a Korean nationalist made famous for his attack on the Oriental Development Company, an organization set up by Imperial Japan...