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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Grace Abbott
Activist
17-Nov-1878 19-Jun-1939 Advocate against child labor
Robert S. Abbott
Publisher
24-Nov-1868 29-Feb-1940 Chicago Defender
Abdu'l-Bahá
Religion
23-May-1844 28-Nov-1921 Baha'i leader
Ralph Abernathy
Activist
21-Mar-1926 17-Apr-1990 Prominent civil rights activist
Rachel Abrams
Activist
?   Conservative activist
Bella Abzug
Politician
24-Jul-1920 31-Mar-1998 Feminist and former Congresswoman
Samuel Adams
Politician
27-Sep-1722 2-Oct-1803 Brewer led the Boston Tea Party
Jane Addams
Activist
6-Sep-1860 21-May-1935 Founder of Hull House
Mary Cunningham Agee
Activist
1951   The Nurturing Network
Roberta Green Ahmanson
Relative
1949   Wife of Howard Ahmanson
Stew Albert
Activist
4-Dec-1939 30-Jan-2006 Founding Yippie
Gary Aldrich
Activist
22-May-1945   Clinton antagonist
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Activist
13-Nov-1969   Submission
Saul Alinsky
Activist
30-Jan-1909 12-Jun-1972 Rules for Radicals
Richard Allen
Religion
14-Feb-1760 26-Mar-1831 Founder, African Episcopal Methodist Church
Richard V. Allen
Government
1-Jan-1936   Reagan National Security Advisor
Gloria Allred
Attorney
3-Jul-1941   Feminist lawyer
Cleveland Amory
Author
2-Sep-1917 14-Oct-1998 The Cat Who Came for Christmas
Susan B. Anthony
Activist
15-Feb-1820 13-Mar-1906 Women's rights advocate
Tobias Asser
Activist
28-Apr-1838 29-Jul-1913 Hague Court of Arbitration
Crispus Attucks
Activist
1723 5-Mar-1770 First man killed in the American Revolution
Sherman Austin
Activist
10-Apr-1983   RaiseTheFist.com, now jailed
Bill Ayers
Activist
26-Dec-1944   Weather Underground
Hertha Ayrton
Physicist
28-Apr-1854 26-Aug-1923 Electric arc
Kenneth H. Bacon
Journalist
21-Nov-1944 15-Aug-2009 President of Refugees International, 2001-09
Joan Baez
Singer/Songwriter
9-Jan-1941   Diamonds and Rust
Doug Bailey
Activist
c. 1934   President and CEO, Unity08
Fredrik Bajer
Politician
21-Apr-1837 22-Jan-1922 Pacifist, Nobel Prize recipient
Brent H. Baker
Activist
c. 1963   VP, Media Research Center
Mitchell Baker
Activist
c. 1957   Mozilla Foundation
Emily Greene Balch
Activist
8-Jan-1867 9-Jan-1961 Peace activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Roger Baldwin
Activist
21-Jan-1884 26-Aug-1981 Founder of the American Civil Liberties Union
Steve Baldwin
Politician
c. 1957   Council for National Policy
John Ball
Activist
? 15-Jul-1381 Instigator of 1381 peasant revolt
Whitney L. Ball
Activist
?   Cofounder, DonorsTrust
Hassan al-Banna
Activist
14-Oct-1906 12-Feb-1949 Founder of The Muslim Brotherhood
Benjamin Banneker
Astronomer
9-Nov-1731 25-Oct-1806 First African-American astronomer
Brigitte Bardot
Actor
28-Sep-1934   Voulez-vous danser avec moi?
John Perry Barlow
Activist
3-Oct-1947   Co-Founder, EFF
Clara Barton
Activist
25-Dec-1821 12-Apr-1912 Co-Founder of the American Red Cross
David Barton
Activist
1954   Opposes separation of church and state
Gary Bauer
Government
4-May-1946   Family Research Council
Gordon L. Baum
Activist
1940   Council of Conservative Citizens
Gregory Baylor
Religion
c. 1965   Christian Legal Society
Simone de Beauvoir
Activist
9-Jan-1908 14-Apr-1986 The Second Sex
Jim Bell
Activist
6-Apr-1958   Assassination Politics
Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo
Activist
3-Feb-1948   Peace activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Peter Benenson
Activist
31-Jul-1921 25-Feb-2005 Founder of Amnesty International
Medea Benjamin
Activist
10-Sep-1952   CODEPINK, Global Exchange cofounder
Richard B. Berman
Activist
c. 1942   Astroturf spindoctor
Wayne L. Berman
Activist
8-Nov-1956   Washington lobbyist
J. D. Bernal
Physicist
10-May-1901 15-Sep-1971 X-ray crystallography
Michelle Bernard
Activist
c. 1964   Conservative commentator
Daniel J. Bernstein
Computer Programmer
29-Oct-1971   Bernstein v. United States
Lipman Bers
Mathematician
22-May-1914 29-Oct-1993 Riemann surfaces
Annie Besant
Activist
1-Oct-1847 20-Sep-1933 Theosophist & Social Activist
Wayne Besen
Activist
c. 1971   Truth Wins OUT
Mary McLeod Bethune
Educator
10-Jul-1875 18-May-1955 Black activist and educator
James Bevel
Activist
19-Oct-1936 19-Dec-2008 Civil rights activist, convicted of incest
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Head of State
5-Jan-1928 4-Apr-1979 Head of Pakistan, hanged
Jello Biafra
Singer
17-Jun-1958   Dead Kennedys
Bruce Bialosky
Business
?   Accountant, GOP activist
Mary Ann Bickerdyke
Activist
19-Jul-1817 8-Nov-1901 "Mother to the boys in Blue"
Steve Biko
Activist
18-Dec-1946 12-Sep-1977 Father of Black Consciousness
Reverend Billy
Performance Artist
c. 1952   Church of Life After Shopping
James G. Birney
Activist
4-Feb-1792 25-Nov-1857 Abolitionist Liberty Party candidate
Don Black
Activist
28-Jul-1953   Stormfront.org founder
Patrick M. S. Blackett
Physicist
18-Nov-1897 13-Jul-1974 Cosmic radiation, continental drift
Morton C. Blackwell
Activist
16-Nov-1939   Influential conservative activist
Joan Blades
Activist
c. 1956   Cofounder of MoveOn.org
Richard Bloch
Business
15-Feb-1926 21-Jul-2004 H&R Block, cancer activist
Amelia Jenks Bloomer
Activist
27-May-1818 30-Dec-1894 Bloomers
David Boaz
Activist
29-Aug-1953   Cato Institute
Manute Bol
Basketball
16-Oct-1962 19-Jun-2010 Seven foot seven
Clint Bolick
Activist
26-Dec-1957   Libertarian school choice activist
Frank Bond
Activist
1934   U.S. Health, Inc.
Julian Bond
Activist
14-Jan-1940   NAACP Chairman, 1998-2010
Ron Bonjean
Government
c. 1970   Republican strategist
Yelena Bonner
Activist
15-Feb-1923 18-Jun-2011 Activist-wife of Andrei Sakharov
Pat Boone
Singer
1-Jun-1934   Lounge singer, 45M records sold
Robert Borosage
Activist
?   Founder, Campaign for America's Future
David N. Bossie
Activist
1965   Citizens United
Roy Bourgeois
Activist
1938   School of the Americas Watch
William D. Boyce
Activist
16-Jun-1858 11-Jun-1929 Founder of Boy Scouts of America
Katherine Boyd
Business
1-Feb-1921   Interior decorator, GOP activist
Wes Boyd
Activist
c. 1960   Cofounder of MoveOn.org
Peter Boyle
Actor
18-Oct-1935 12-Dec-2006 Young Frankenstein
Brent Bozell
Activist
14-Jul-1955   Media Research Center
Anne Braden
Activist
28-Jul-1924 6-Mar-2006 Southern Civil Rights Activist
Charles Bradlaugh
Activist
26-Sep-1833 30-Jan-1891 Atheistic Iconoclast
Sarah Brady
Activist
6-Feb-1942   Handgun control advocate
Sophonisba Breckinridge
Activist
1-Apr-1866 30-Jul-1948 Suffragette and abolitionist
William Lee Brent
Criminal
10-Nov-1930 4-Nov-2006 Black Panther hijacker
Nancy Goodman Brinker
Activist
6-Dec-1946   US Ambassador to Hungary, 2001-03
Erin Brockovich
Activist
22-Jun-1960   Paralegal portrayed by Julia Roberts
Floyd G. Brown
Activist
10-Mar-1961   Ultraconservative smear merchant
H. Rap Brown
Activist
4-Oct-1943   Die, Nigger, Die!
Henry Box Brown
Activist
1815 c. 1879 Former slave, escaped via crate
John Brown
Activist
9-May-1800 2-Dec-1859 Led the raid on Harpers Ferry
Lester R. Brown
Activist
28-Mar-1934   Earth Policy Institute
Molly Brown
Activist
18-Jul-1867 26-Oct-1932 Unsinkable
Olympia Brown
Activist
5-Jan-1835 23-Oct-1926 Lady preacher and suffragette
Susan Brownmiller
Activist
15-Feb-1935   Feminist, Against Our Will
Dennis Brutus
Poet
28-Nov-1924 26-Dec-2009 Sirens, Knuckles and Boots
Anita Bryant
Activist
25-Mar-1940   Anti-homosexuality activist
Ferdinand Buisson
Activist
20-Dec-1841 16-Feb-1932 French pacifist, Nobel Prize recipient
Ralph Bunche
Diplomat
4-Aug-1904 9-Dec-1971 UN Mediator in Palestine 1948
George Burdi
Activist
1970   Founded Resistance Records
Elihu Burritt
Activist
8-Dec-1810 6-Mar-1879 Organized Friends of Peace
Dan Burros
Activist
5-Mar-1937 31-Oct-1965 Antisemitic Jew outed by NY Times
Richard G. Butler
Activist
23-Feb-1918 8-Sep-2004 Founder of the Aryan Nations
Robert N. Butler
Doctor
21-Jan-1927 4-Jul-2010 Expert on aging
Stuart Butler
Activist
c. 1946   Heritage Foundation
George W. Cable
Author
12-Oct-1844 31-Jan-1925 Old Creole Days
Mary Calderone
Activist
1-Jul-1904 24-Oct-1998 Questions and Answers about Love and Sex
Helen Caldicott
Activist
7-Aug-1938   Anti-nuclear crusader
Pat Califia
Author
8-Mar-1954   FTM transgendered sex writer
Peter Camejo
Activist
31-Dec-1939 13-Sep-2008 Persistent Green Party candidate
John Angus Campbell
Activist
10-Mar-1942   Discovery Institute
Annie Jump Cannon
Astronomer
11-Dec-1863 13-Apr-1941 Census-taker of the sky
Stokely Carmichael
Activist
29-Jun-1941 15-Nov-1998 Black separatist, Pan-Africanist
Rachel Carson
Scientist
27-May-1907 14-Apr-1964 Mother of the environmental movement
Willis Carto
Activist
17-Jul-1926   Founder of Liberty Lobby, IHR
Roger Casement
Activist
1-Sep-1864 3-Aug-1916 Irish revolutionary, gay diarist
Camillo Benso di Cavour
Activist
10-Aug-1810 6-Jun-1861 Genius behind a united Italy
Michel Chartrand
Labor Leader
20-Dec-1916 12-Apr-2010 Quebec nationalist labor activist
Linda Chavez
Activist
17-Jun-1947   Neoconservative activist, pundit
Erwin Chemerinsky
Scholar
14-May-1953   Legal Scholar
Noam Chomsky
Linguist
7-Dec-1928   Linguist, dissident intellectual
Yvon Chouinard
Business
9-Nov-1938   Founder, Patagonia
Ward Churchill
Activist
2-Oct-1947   Compared WTC victims to Adolf Eichmann
Joseph Cinqué
Activist
c. 1813 c. 1879 Led the Amistad slave rebellion
Richard Cizik
Activist
?   National Association of Evangelicals
Joan Claybrook
Activist
3-Aug-1938   Public Citizen
Eldridge Cleaver
Activist
31-Aug-1935 1-May-1998 Black Panther turned Republican
Doug Coe
Religion
c. 1930   The Family
Levi Coffin
Activist
28-Oct-1798 16-Sep-1877 Helped thousands of slaves to freedom
William Sloane Coffin
Activist
1-Jun-1924 12-Apr-2006 Civilly disobedient chaplain
Ben Cohen
Business
18-Mar-1951   Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Chuck Collins
Activist
1960   United for a Fair Economy
Michael Collins
Activist
16-Oct-1890 22-Aug-1922 Irish Nationalist, spymaster
Richard H. Collins
Publisher
1-Jun-1947   Dallas newspaper publisher
Anthony Comstock
Activist
7-Mar-1844 21-Sep-1915 New York Society for the Suppression of Vice
Edward Condon
Physicist
2-Mar-1902 26-Mar-1974 Quantum Mechanics
Ward Connerly
Activist
15-Jun-1939   Connerly & Associates
Kenneth L. Connor
Activist
24-Apr-1947   President of the Family Research Council, 2000-03
Holly Coors
Activist
25-Aug-1920 18-Jan-2009 Ultraconservative beer baroness
Rachel Corrie
Activist
10-Apr-1979 16-Mar-2003 US activist crushed by Israeli bulldozer
Mairead Corrigan
Activist
27-Jan-1944   Nobel Prize recipient
Jerome Corsi
Activist
31-Aug-1946   Co-Author, Unfit for Command
Kent H. Courtney
Activist
23-Oct-1918 12-Aug-1997 Ultraconservative activist
Jacques Cousteau
Activist
11-Jun-1910 25-Jun-1997 Oceanographer, environmentalist
Tim Cox
Activist
c. 1960   Cofounder, Get Out of Our House
Edward H. Crane
Activist
c. 1944   Founder, Cato Institute
T. Kenneth Cribb
Activist
7-Aug-1948   Conservative activist
Charles B. Curtis
Activist
27-Apr-1940   Nuclear Threat Initiative
Robert Curvin
Activist
23-Feb-1934   Former Black Power activist
Kim Dae-Jung
Head of State
3-Dec-1925 18-Aug-2009 South Korean President, 1998-2003
Jim Daly
Activist
Jul-1961   President and CEO, Focus on the Family
Georges Jacques Danton
Activist
26-Oct-1759 5-Apr-1794 Key figure in French Revolution
Justin Dart, Jr.
Activist
29-Aug-1930 22-Jun-2002 Father of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Angela Davis
Activist
26-Jan-1944   Black Panther, teacher, professor
Ossie Davis
Actor
18-Dec-1917 4-Feb-2005 Do The Right Thing
Bud Day
Activist
24-Feb-1925   Former POW
Dorothy Day
Activist
8-Nov-1897 29-Nov-1980 Founder of the Catholic Worker movement
Samuel H. Day
Activist
5-Oct-1926 26-Jan-2001 Antinuke crusader
Eamon de Valera
Head of State
14-Oct-1882 29-Aug-1975 President of Ireland, 1959-73
Midge Decter
Journalist
25-Jul-1927   Neoconservative maven
Morris Dees
Activist
16-Dec-1936   Bankrupted the Klan
Margaret Deland
Author
23-Feb-1857 13-Jan-1945 Old Chester Tales
Martin R. Delany
Activist
6-May-1812 24-Jan-1885 Black nationalist
Christopher DeMuth
Activist
5-Aug-1946   American Enterprise Institute
Kimberly O. Dennis
Activist
?   Searle Freedom Trust
Donald Devine
Government
c. 1937   Director, Office of Personnel Management, 1981-85
Betsy DeVos
Activist
c. 1958   Wife of Dick DeVos
Helen DeVos
Activist
c. 1925   Wife of Amway founder
Peter Diamandis
Activist
20-May-1961   Chairman of the X-Prize Foundation
Dorothea Dix
Activist
4-Apr-1802 17-Jul-1887 Activist for the insane
Assia Djebar
Author
4-Aug-1936   So Vast the Prison
Milovan Djilas
Government
12-Jun-1911 20-Apr-1995 Yugoslavian revolutionary
James Dobson
Radio Personality
21-Apr-1936   Focus on the Family
Bernardine Dohrn
Activist
12-Jan-1942   Weather Underground leader
Terry Dolan
Activist
1950 28-Dec-1986 Conservative activist
Frank Donatelli
Activist
4-Jul-1949   McGuireWoods Consulting
Marion Dönhoff
Journalist
2-Dec-1909 11-Mar-2002 Die Zeit
William Donohue
Activist
18-Jul-1947   Catholic League president
Tom Dooley
Activist
17-Jan-1927 18-Jan-1961 Deliver Us from Evil
Frederick Douglass
Activist
Feb-1817 20-Feb-1895 Anti-slavery activist and autobiographer
Wiley Drake
Religion
c. 1944   Buena Park, California pastor
W. E. B. Du Bois
Sociologist
23-Feb-1868 27-Aug-1963 Civil rights activist
Alexander Dubcek
Head of State
27-Nov-1921 7-Nov-1992 Leader of Czechoslovakia, 1968-69
Élie Ducommun
Journalist
19-Feb-1833 7-Dec-1906 Peace activist, Nobel Prize recipient
David Duke
Activist
13-Jul-1950   Former KKK Grand Wizard
Robin Chandler Duke
Activist
13-Oct-1923   Former president of NARAL
Henry Dunant
Activist
8-May-1828 30-Oct-1910 Red Cross founder
Mike Duncan
Activist
1951   RNC Chairman, 2007-09
Becky Norton Dunlop
Government
2-Oct-1951   Conservative activist
Andrea Dworkin
Activist
26-Sep-1946 9-Apr-2005 Anti-pornography activist
James C. Early
Activist
12-Jan-1947   Smithsonian Institution
Michelle Easton
Government
12-Aug-1950   Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute
Shirin Ebadi
Activist
1947   First female judge in Iran
Myron Ebell
Activist
c. 1953   Global Warming cynic
Marian Wright Edelman
Activist
6-Jun-1939   Founder, Children's Defense Fund
Ira Einhorn
Activist
15-May-1940   Earth Day founder turned killer
Lewis M. Eisenberg
Activist
c. 1942   Granite Capital International Group
Elihu Embree
Activist
11-Nov-1782 4-Dec-1820 Abolitionist and lifelong slaveholder
Barthélemy-Prosper Enfantin
Religion
8-Feb-1796 1-Sep-1864 Saint-Simonist, cult leader
Eve Ensler
Playwright
25-May-1953   The Vagina Monologues
Stephen J. Entin
Activist
?   Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
Activist
26-Nov-1931   Nobel Peace Prize recipient
Hiram Wesley Evans
Activist
26-Sep-1881 Sep-1966 KKK Imperial Wizard, 1922-39
M. Stanton Evans
Activist
20-Jul-1934   Conservative activist
Charles Evers
Activist
11-Sep-1922   Brother of Medgar Evers
Medgar Evers
Activist
2-Jul-1925 12-Jun-1963 Civil rights activist murdered in 1963
Mallory Factor
Activist
c. 1950   Merchant banker
Susan Faludi
Activist
18-Apr-1959   Backlash
James Farmer
Activist
12-Jan-1920 9-Jul-1999 Co-Founder, CORE
Michael Farris
Activist
27-Aug-1951   Founder, Patrick Henry College
Walter E. Fauntroy
Activist
6-Feb-1933   Congressman from DC, 1971-91
Edwin Feulner
Activist
12-Aug-1941   Heritage Foundation founder
Janet Fielding
Actor
1957   Tegan from Doctor Who
Bryan Fischer
Radio Personality
1951   Right-wing radio host
Antony Fisher
Activist
1915 Jul-1988 Libertarian think-tank founder
Max M. Fisher
Business
15-Jul-1908 3-Mar-2005 Gas station tycoon
Tom Fitton
Activist
?   Judicial Watch president
David Flaum
Activist
c. 1953   Flaum Management Company
Paul J. Flory
Chemist
19-Jun-1910 9-Sep-1985 Studied polymers
Jane Fonda
Actor
21-Dec-1937   Prominent Vietnam War protester
Werner Fornos
Activist
1933   The Population Institute
Michael J. Fox
Actor
9-Jun-1961   Back to the Future
Michael G. Franc
Government
c. 1957   Heritage Foundation
Alfred Fried
Activist
11-Nov-1864 5-May-1921 Peace activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Betty Friedan
Activist
4-Feb-1921 4-Feb-2006 Rights for women spokesperson
Al From
Activist
31-May-1943   Founder, Democratic Leadership Council
Margaret Fuller
Author
23-May-1810 19-Jul-1850 Woman in the Nineteenth Century
Brigitte Gabriel
Activist
1965   American Congress for Truth
April Gaede
Activist
1966   Prussian Blue stage mom
Dan Gainor
Activist
Apr-1961   VP, Media Research Center
Arun Gandhi
Activist
14-Apr-1934   Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
Activist
2-Oct-1869 30-Jan-1948 Proselytizer of nonviolence
Kim Gandy
Activist
25-Jan-1954   President of NOW
Peter Garrett
Musician
16-Apr-1953   Frontman, Midnight Oil
Thomas Garrett
Activist
21-Aug-1789 25-Jan-1871 Underground Railroad
William Lloyd Garrison
Activist
10-Dec-1805 24-May-1879 Anti-slavery editor of the Liberator
Amy Jacques Garvey
Activist
31-Dec-1885 25-Jul-1973 Pan-African black nationalist
Marcus Garvey
Activist
17-Aug-1887 10-Jun-1940 Pan-African black nationalist
Stephen F. Gates
Business
20-May-1946   Former EVP, Conoco-Phillips
Dave Gaubatz
Activist
?   Muslim Mafia
Leymah Gbowee
Activist
1-Feb-1972   Helped end Second Liberian Civil War
Pamela Geller
Blogger
c. 1959   Right-wing blogger
Kevin L. Gentry
Activist
c. 1964   Koch Industries
Kurt Gerstein
Military
11-Aug-1905 25-Jul-1945 Holocaust collaborator and whistleblower
Christopher Gersten
Activist
c. 1947   Husband of Linda Chavez
Miep Gies
Activist
15-Feb-1909 11-Jan-2010 Sheltered the family of Anne Frank
Jim Gilchrist
Activist
1949   Minuteman Project founder
Doug Giles
Religion
c. 1962   Conservative pastor
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Activist
3-Jul-1860 17-Aug-1935 Women and Economics
John Gilmore
Activist
Aug-1955   Cofounder: EFF, Cypherpunks
Ira Glasser
Activist
1938   ACLU Executive Director, 1978-2001
Erich Gliebe
Activist
c. 1964   Chairman, National Alliance
Matt Gonzalez
Politician
4-Jun-1965   Progressive politician, activist
J. Peter Grace
Business
25-May-1913 19-Apr-1995 W.R. Grace scion
Sylvester Graham
Activist
5-Jul-1794 11-Sep-1851 Graham crackers
Antonio Gramsci
Activist
23-Jan-1891 27-Apr-1937 Founder of the Italian Communist Party
Wavy Gravy
Activist
15-May-1936   Some damn hippy
Mike Gray
Author
c. 1936   The China Syndrome
William J. Grede
Business
24-Feb-1897 5-Jun-1989 Grede Foundries, Inc.
Germaine Greer
Activist
29-Jan-1939   Feminism Diva
Dick Gregory
Activist
12-Oct-1932   Autobiography: NIGGER!
Michael S. Greve
Activist
c. 1958   Co-Founder, Center for Individual Rights
Alexander Grothendieck
Mathematician
28-May-1928   Grothendieck topologies
Mandy Grunwald
Activist
c. 1958   Hillary Clinton media adviser
Che Guevara
Activist
14-Jun-1928 9-Oct-1967 Revolutionary icon
George Habash
Activist
2-Aug-1926 26-Jan-2008 Founder of the PFLP
John Hagelin
Activist
9-Jun-1954   Natural Law Party
David Hager
Doctor
c. 1946   Gynecologist, conservative activist
Matt Hale
Religion
27-Jul-1971   White supremacist
Ruth Hale
Activist
1886 18-Sep-1933 Maiden name crusader
Gus Hall
Activist
8-Oct-1910 13-Oct-2000 Leader, Communist Party USA
Fannie Lou Hamer
Activist
6-Oct-1917 14-Mar-1977 Organizer, Mississippi Freedom Summer
Fred Hampton, Sr.
Activist
30-Aug-1948 4-Dec-1969 Black Panther leader assassinated by police
Ismail Haniyeh
Activist
1962   Prime Minister of Palestine, 2006-07
Chuck Hansen
Activist
13-May-1947 26-Mar-2003 Nuclear historian and archivist
Frances E. W. Harper
Poet
24-Sep-1825 22-Feb-1911 Abolitionist, temperance activist
Michael Harrington
Activist
24-Feb-1928 31-Jul-1989 The Other America
Todd Harris
Activist
c. 1971   Republican strategist
Rita E. Hauser
Activist
12-Jul-1934   Former Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Harry Hay
Activist
7-Apr-1912 24-Oct-2002 Gay activist, founder The Mattachine Society
Tom Hayden
Activist
11-Dec-1939   Jane Fonda's ex
Jacques René Hébert
Activist
15-Nov-1757 24-Mar-1794 Revolutionary of the Paris Commune
Dorothy Height
Activist
24-Mar-1912 20-Apr-2010 National Council of Negro Women
Wade Henderson
Activist
1948   Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Jack Herer
Activist
18-Jun-1939 15-Apr-2010 Cannabis evangelist
Bruce Herschensohn
Activist
10-Sep-1932   Conservative activist
Theodor Herzl
Activist
2-May-1860 3-Jul-1904 Lead Zionist
Miguel Hidalgo
Religion
8-May-1753 30-Jul-1811 Father of Mexican independence
Heather R. Higgins
Activist
1959   Chairman, Independent Women's Forum
Betty Hill
Hoaxer
28-Jun-1919 17-Oct-2004 Self-proclaimed UFO abductee
Abbie Hoffman
Activist
30-Nov-1936 12-Apr-1989 Steal This Book
Amy Holmes
Columnist
1973   BET host, conservative commentator
Benjamin Hooks
Activist
31-Jan-1925 15-Apr-2010 NAACP Director, 1977-92
William Temple Hornaday
Activist
1-Dec-1854 6-Mar-1937 Defender of the American bison
Christopher C. Horner
Activist
?   Competitive Enterprise Institute
David Horowitz
Activist
10-Jan-1939   Conservative activist
José Ramos Horta
Politician
26-Dec-1949   President of East Timor, Nobel laureate
Kent Hovind
Religion
15-Jan-1953   Creation Science evangelist
John Howard
Activist
2-Sep-1726 20-Jan-1790 The State of Prisons
Julia Ward Howe
Activist
27-May-1819 17-Oct-1910 Battle Hymn of the Republic
Kathy Hubbard
Activist
?   GOP activist
Dave Hughes
Journalist
c. 1928   Electronic bulletin boards
John Hume
Politician
18-Jan-1937   Northern Ireland pol, Nobel recipient
Robert P. Hunter
Activist
23-Aug-1940   Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Heather F. Hurlburt
Activist
c. 1967   Executive Director, National Security Network
Laura Ingalls
Aviator
14-Dec-1893 10-Jan-1967 Aviatrix and Nazi sympathizer
Roy Innis
Activist
6-Jun-1934   Congress of Racial Equality
Patricia Ireland
Activist
19-Oct-1945   NOW president, 1991-2001
Reed Irvine
Activist
29-Sep-1922 16-Nov-2004 Founder, Accuracy in Media
David Irving
Activist
24-Mar-1938   Notorious Holocaust denier
Jesse Jackson
Activist
8-Oct-1941   Rainbow Coalition
John E. Jacob
Business
16-Dec-1934   President of Urban League, 1982-94
Jane Jacobs
Author
4-May-1916 25-Apr-2006 The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Bianca Jagger
Model
2-May-1945   First wife of Mick Jagger
Howard Jarvis
Activist
22-Sep-1903 11-Aug-1986 Anti-tax crusader
Benjamin Todd Jealous
Activist
c. 1972   President of the NAACP
Tom Jennings
Computer Programmer
1955   Author of FidoNet BBS protocols
Joe the Plumber
Activist
3-Dec-1973   Unlicensed plumber, political operative
Russell Johnson
Religion
?   Ohio Restoration Project
Angelina Jolie
Actor
4-Jun-1975   Tomb Raider
Mother Jones
Activist
1-Aug-1837 30-Nov-1930 The grandmother of all agitators
David Starr Jordan
Biologist
19-Jan-1851 19-Sep-1931 Fishes of North and Middle America
Leon Jouhaux
Labor Leader
1-Jul-1879 28-Apr-1954 Union leader, Nobel Prize recipient
Theodore D. Judah
Engineer
4-Mar-1826 2-Nov-1863 American Transcontinental Railroad
Percy Julian
Chemist
11-Apr-1899 19-Apr-1975 Physostigmine and cortisone
Meir Kahane
Activist
1-Aug-1932 5-Nov-1990 Founder of Jewish Defense League
Tawakkul Karman
Activist
7-Feb-1979   African free speech activist
Garry Kasparov
Chess Player
13-Apr-1963   Grand Master chess player
David Keating
Activist
c. 1955   Club for Growth
Helen Keller
Activist
27-Jun-1880 1-Jun-1968 Deaf and blind activist
Florence Kelley
Activist
12-Sep-1859 17-Feb-1932 Founder of National Consumers League
Kerry Kennedy
Activist
8-Sep-1959   Human rights activist
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Relative
17-Jan-1954   Son of Robert F. Kennedy
Jomo Kenyatta
Head of State
20-Oct-1892 22-Aug-1978 President of Kenya, 1964-78
Charles R. Kesler
Scholar
c. 1956   Conservative scholar
Jack Kevorkian
Doctor
26-May-1928 3-Jun-2011 Euthanasia enthusiast
Matt Kibbe
Activist
c. 1963   President and CEO of FreedomWorks
Cliff Kincaid
Activist
16-May-1954   Accuracy in Media
Coretta Scott King
Activist
27-Apr-1927 30-Jan-2006 Widow of Dr. Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King
Activist
15-Jan-1929 4-Apr-1968 Pacifist civil rights activist
Martin Luther King III
Activist
23-Oct-1957   Former President of the SCLC
Thomas Starr King
Religion
17-Dec-1824 4-Mar-1864 Saved California to the Union
Jim Kittle
Business
?   Kittle's Furniture
Marc Klaas
Activist
?   Lobbied to get bad Three Strikes law passed
Larry Klayman
Activist
20-Jul-1951   Founder, Judicial Watch
Abner Kneeland
Activist
7-Apr-1774 27-Aug-1844 Blasphemous preacher
Diane Knippers
Religion
6-Jan-1952 18-Apr-2005 Conservative religious strategist
Walter Knott
Business
11-Dec-1889 3-Dec-1981 Founder of Knott's Berry Farm
Fred Korematsu
Activist
30-Jan-1919 30-Mar-2005 Opposed internment camps
Bruce Kovner
Activist
Feb-1945   Caxton Associates billionaire
Larry Kramer
Playwright
25-Jun-1935   The Normal Heart
Gary Kreep
Activist
c. 1950   United States Justice Foundation
Mike Krempasky
Activist
c. 1974   Co-Founder of RedState.com
Patrick Kroupa
Author
20-Jan-1968   Lord Digital of LOD, Mindvox
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Activist
8-Jul-1926 24-Aug-2004 On Death And Dying
Maggie Kuhn
Activist
3-Aug-1905 22-Apr-1995 Organizer of the Gray Panthers
Robert Kuttner
Editor
c. 1943   The American Prospect
Aung San Suu Kyi
Activist
19-Jun-1945   Burmese activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Toussaint L'Ouverture
Military
20-May-1743 7-Apr-1803 Led the 1791 Slave Rebellion
Henri La Fontaine
Activist
22-Apr-1854 14-May-1943 Belgian activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Lawrence Lader
Activist
6-Aug-1919 7-May-2006 Father of abortion rights activism
Andrea Lafferty
Activist
c. 1961   Traditional Values Coalition
Beverly LaHaye
Activist
30-Apr-1929   Tim LaHaye's wife
Corliss Lamont
Activist
28-Mar-1902 26-Apr-1995 Millionaire socialist
Richard Land
Religion
1947   Southern Baptist Convention
Christian Lange
Activist
17-Sep-1869 11-Dec-1938 Peace activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Wayne LaPierre
Activist
8-Nov-1949   Spokesman for the NRA
Mary Lasker
Activist
30-Nov-1900 21-Feb-1994 Health care advocate
Timothy Leary
Activist
22-Oct-1920 31-May-1996 Tune in, turn on, drop out
Yuan T. Lee
Chemist
29-Nov-1936   Crossed molecular beam experiments
Lew Lehrman
Business
15-Aug-1938   Rite Aid drugstore founder
Leslie Lenkowsky
Government
30-Mar-1946   Philanthropic Studies
Richard Lessner
Activist
c. 1949   Capital City Partners
Mark Levin
Activist
21-Sep-1957   Landmark Legal Foundation
Robert A. Levy
Activist
c. 1939   Cato Institute
Ann Lewis
Activist
19-Dec-1937   Clinton advisor
Bertha Lewis
Activist
c. 1951   CEO of ACORN
Marlo Lewis, Jr.
Activist
c. 1951   Global Warming critic
Leonard P. Liggio
Scholar
5-Jul-1933   Libertarian
William S. Lind
Activist
9-Jul-1947   Free Congress Foundation
Henry Demarest Lloyd
Journalist
1-May-1847 28-Sep-1903 Radical reporter
Belva Lockwood
Activist
24-Oct-1830 19-May-1917 Feminist
Nancy B. Loeffler
Activist
c. 1947   Community activist, wife of Tom Loeffler
Wendy E. Long
Activist
c. 1960   Judicial Confirmation Network
Linda Lovelace
Pornstar
10-Jan-1949 22-Apr-2002 Pornstar turned anti-porn activist
Mildred Loving
Activist
22-Jun-1939 2-May-2008 Interracial marriage
Juliette Gordon Low
Activist
31-Oct-1860 18-Jan-1927 Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA
Joseph Lowery
Activist
6-Oct-1921   Co-Founder of the SCLC
Bernard Lown
Doctor
7-Jun-1921   Inventor of defibrillator, peace activist
Carrie Lukas
Activist
?   Independent Women's Forum
Benjamin Lundy
Activist
4-Jan-1789 22-Aug-1839 The Genius of Universal Emancipation
Salvador Luria
Biologist
13-Aug-1912 6-Feb-1991 Natural selection in bacteria
Albert Lutuli
Activist
c. 1898 21-Jul-1967 ANC president, Nobel Prize recipient
Rosa Luxemburg
Activist
5-Mar-1871 15-Jan-1919 Co-Founder, Communist Party of Germany
Staughton Lynd
Historian
22-Nov-1929   Intellectual Origins of American Radicalism
Barry Lynn
Activist
1948   Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Mary Lyon
Activist
28-Feb-1797 5-Mar-1849 Founder of Mount Holyoke College
Clara Maass
Activist
28-Jun-1876 24-Aug-1901 Human experiments with yellow fever
Wangari Maathai
Activist
1-Apr-1940 25-Sep-2011 Planted 12 million trees in Kenya
Seán MacBride
Activist
26-Jan-1904 15-Jan-1988 Irish revolutionary, Nobel Prize recipient
Connie Mackey
Activist
?   Family Research Council
Catharine MacKinnon
Activist
7-Oct-1946   Anti-pornography activist
Malcolm X
Activist
19-May-1925 21-Feb-1965 Nation of Islam
Ellen Malcolm
Activist
c. 1947   Founder, EMILY's List
Jean-Paul Marat
Activist
24-May-1743 13-Jul-1793 French revolutionary
Subcomandante Marcos
Activist
?   Spokesman for Zapatista Army
José Martí
Activist
28-Jan-1853 19-May-1895 Cuban hero
David H. Martin
Activist
?   Founder, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund
Gary A. Marx
Activist
?   Judicial Confirmation Network
Moussa Marzook
Activist
1951   Head of the Hamas politburo
Khaled Mashaal
Activist
1956   Hamas bureau chief in Damascus
Robert Mathews
Criminal
16-Jan-1953 8-Dec-1984 White supremacist died in shootout with FBI
Pat Matrisciana
Activist
?   Produced The Clinton Chronicles
Clifford D. May
Activist
c. 1951   Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Giuseppe Mazzini
Activist
22-Jun-1805 10-Mar-1872 Italian patriot, agitator
Betsy McCaughey
Politician
20-Oct-1948   Lt. Governor of New York, 1995-98
Norma McCorvey
Activist
22-Sep-1947   Jane Roe, of Roe v. Wade
Alice McGrath
Activist
5-Apr-1917 27-Nov-2009 Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee
Keith McHenry
Activist
1957   Food Not Bombs
Bill McKibben
Activist
8-Dec-1960   The End of Nature
J. Miller McKim
Activist
14-Nov-1810 13-Jun-1874 Abolitionist and advocate for freed slaves' rights
John F. McManus
Activist
1935   President, John Birch Society
Margaret Mead
Anthropologist
16-Dec-1901 15-Nov-1978 Coming of Age in Samoa
Russell Means
Activist
10-Nov-1939   American Indian Movement
Chip Mellor
Activist
c. 1951   President, Institute for Justice
Rigoberta Menchú Tum
Activist
9-Jan-1959   Political activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Tom Metzger
Activist
9-Apr-1938   White supremacist
Kate Michelman
Activist
?   NARAL President, 1985-2004
Adam Michnik
Activist
17-Oct-1946   Gazeta Wyborcza
Kate Millett
Activist
14-Sep-1934   Sexual Politics
Steven J. Milloy
Activist
?   JunkScience.com
Heather Mills
Activist
12-Jan-1968   Ex-wife of Paul McCartney
Ho Chi Minh
Activist
19-May-1890 2-Sep-1969 Uncle Ho
Manuel Miranda
Activist
c. 1959   Third Branch Conference
Maria Mitchell
Astronomer
1-Aug-1818 28-Jun-1889 First American female astronomer
Jessica Mitford
Journalist
11-Sep-1917 23-Jul-1996 The American Way of Death
Eben Moglen
Attorney
c. 1959   Shareware law
Goenawan Mohammad
Journalist
29-Jul-1941   Muckraking Indonesian journalist
Thomas Monaghan
Business
25-Mar-1937   Domino's Pizza founder, pro-life activist
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Activist
20-Sep-1833 10-Feb-1918 Founder of the Lombard League
Queen Mother Moore
Activist
27-Jul-1898 7-May-1997 Republic of New Africa
Stephen Moore
Activist
16-Feb-1960   Club for Growth
Melanie Morgan
Radio Personality
1956   Conservative radio host
Henry Morgentaler
Doctor
19-Mar-1923   Abortion rights in Canada
Georgette Mosbacher
Activist
16-Jan-1947   Washington socialite
Steven W. Mosher
Scholar
9-May-1948   Prominent Sinologist
John R. Mott
Activist
25-May-1865 31-Jan-1955 Peace activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Lucretia Mott
Activist
3-Jan-1793 11-Nov-1880 Women's rights and anti-slavery advocate
Markos Moulitsas
Blogger
11-Sep-1971   Daily Kos webmaster
John Muir
Activist
21-Apr-1838 24-Dec-1914 Patron saint of Yosemite National Park
Ethan Nadelmann
Activist
13-Mar-1957   Drug Policy Alliance
Ralph Nader
Activist
27-Feb-1934   Unsafe at Any Speed
Kathy Najimy
Actor
6-Feb-1957   Voice of Peggy on King of the Hill
James C. Napier
Government
9-Jun-1845 21-Apr-1940 Founder of Nashville One-Cent Savings Bank
Bernard Nathanson
Activist
31-Jul-1926   Pro-life activist, former abortionist
Carrie Nation
Activist
25-Nov-1846 9-Jun-1911 Temperance crusader
Ralph Neas
Activist
17-May-1946   People for the American Way
Gaylord Nelson
Politician
4-Jun-1916 3-Jul-2005 Founded Earth Day in 1970
Michael Newdow
Activist
24-Jun-1953   Waged war against "under God"
Ingrid Newkirk
Activist
11-Jul-1949   President of PETA
Huey Newton
Activist
17-Feb-1942 22-Aug-1989 Black Panther
Florence Nightingale
Activist
12-May-1820 13-Aug-1910 Established nursing as a profession
Patrick Noonan
Activist
c. 1943   Chairman of the Conservation Fund
David A. Norcross
Activist
30-Mar-1937   Republican National Lawyers Association
Grover Norquist
Activist
19-Oct-1956   Washington lobbyist, anti-tax crusader
Eric O'Keefe
Activist
Dec-1954   Sam Adams Alliance
James O'Keefe
Activist
28-Jun-1984   ACORN, Planned Parenthood sting videos
John E. O'Neill
Activist
19-Feb-1946   Longtime John Kerry antagonist
Revilo P. Oliver
Activist
7-Jul-1908 10-Aug-1994 Founding member, John Birch Society
Jane Olson
Activist
?   Chairman, Human Rights Watch
George Oppen
Poet
24-Apr-1908 7-Jul-1984 Objectivist proponent and poet
Joseph P. Overton
Activist
4-Jan-1960 30-Jun-2003 The Overton Window
Robert Owen
Activist
14-May-1771 17-Nov-1858 Founder of the Cooperative Movement
Robert Dale Owen
Activist
9-Nov-1801 24-Jun-1877 The Wrong of Slavery
Thomas Paine
Activist
29-Jan-1737 8-Jun-1809 Common Sense
Grace Paley
Author
11-Dec-1922 22-Aug-2007 The Little Disturbances of Man
Emmeline Pankhurst
Activist
14-Jul-1857 14-Jun-1928 Militant suffragette
Drazen Pantic
Activist
1956   Micromedia activist
Duane A. Parde
Activist
13-Jun-1963   National Taxpayers Union
Eli Pariser
Activist
17-Dec-1980   MoveOn.org
Rosa Parks
Activist
4-Feb-1913 24-Oct-2005 Wouldn't sit in the back of the bus
Rod Parsley
Religion
13-Jan-1957   Pastor, Christian Right activist
Albert Parsons
Activist
20-Jun-1848 11-Nov-1887 Haymarket Martyr
Eboo Patel
Activist
?   Interfaith Youth Core
Buzz Patterson
Radio Personality
c. 1955   The Buzz Cut
Thomas W. Pauken
Activist
11-Jun-1944   Conservative activist
Alice Paul
Activist
11-Jan-1885 9-Jul-1977 Suffragette
Linus Pauling
Chemist
28-Feb-1901 19-Aug-1994 Scientist and peacenik
Leonard Peltier
Criminal
12-Sep-1944   Native American political prisoner
Sean Penn
Actor
17-Aug-1960   Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Frances Perkins
Government
10-Apr-1882 14-May-1965 First female US cabinet member
John Perkins
Activist
28-Jan-1945   Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Tony Perkins
Activist
20-Mar-1963   President, Family Research Council
Dennis Peron
Activist
8-Apr-1945   Medical marijuana
Bob Perry
Business
30-Oct-1932   Perry Homes, Republican financier
Nancy Mitchell Pfotenhauer
Activist
?   Independent Women's Forum
Fred Phelps
Activist
13-Nov-1929   Convinced that God hates fags
Howard Phillips
Activist
6-Feb-1941   Founder, US Taxpayers Party
Tim Phillips
Activist
c. 1963   President, Americans for Prosperity
Burton Pines
Activist
c. 1940   Conservative activist
Sally C. Pipes
Activist
?   Pacific Research Institute
Georges Pire
Religion
10-Feb-1910 30-Jan-1969 Activist monk, Nobel Prize recipient
Frances Fox Piven
Activist
10-Oct-1932   Regulating The Poor
Ron Pollack
Activist
?   Families USA
Carl Pope
Activist
c. 1945   Executive Director, The Sierra Club
Jerzy Popieluszko
Activist
23-Sep-1947 19-Oct-1984 Priest murdered by Polish government
Janet Folger Porter
Activist
?   Founder, Faith2Action Ministry
Pierre Poujade
Activist
1-Dec-1920 27-Aug-2003 French anti-tax crusader
Ann Preston
Doctor
1-Dec-1813 18-Apr-1872 Woman's Medical College and Woman's Hospital
Hugh B. Price
Activist
1941   President of the Urban League, 1994-2003
Edgar Prince
Business
3-May-1931 2-Mar-1995 Prince Manufacturing
Coy Privette
Activist
31-Jan-1933   President, Christian Action League of North Carolina
Sarah Pugh
Activist
1800 1884 Abolitionist and suffragette
Harriet Forten Purvis
Activist
1810 11-Jun-1875 African-American abolitionist
Robert Purvis
Activist
4-Aug-1810 15-Apr-1898 President of the Underground Railroad
Leyla Qasim
Activist
1952 5-Dec-1974 Kurdish martyr
Ludwig Quidde
Activist
23-Mar-1858 4-Mar-1941 German pacifist, Nobel Prize recipient
A. Philip Randolph
Activist
15-Apr-1889 16-May-1979 20th century civil rights leader
Al Rantel
Radio Personality
14-Oct-1955   Conservative radio host
Abdel Aziz Rantisi
Activist
23-Oct-1947 17-Apr-2004 Hamas co-founder
Wade Rathke
Activist
5-Aug-1948   Co-Founder of ACORN
Robert E. Rector
Activist
?   Heritage Foundation
John Reed
Activist
22-Oct-1887 19-Oct-1920 Ten Days That Shook the World
Lawrence Reed
Activist
1953   Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Ralph Reed
Activist
24-Jun-1961   Former head of the Christian Coalition
Dana Reeve
Activist
17-Mar-1961 6-Mar-2006 Christopher Reeve Foundation
Henry Regnery
Publisher
5-Jan-1912 18-Jun-1996 Regnery Publishing
Rob Reiner
Actor
6-Mar-1947   Meathead
Donna Rice
Activist
7-Jan-1958   Anti-porn crusader, slept with Gary Hart
Frances Rice
Activist
c. 1944   National Black Republican Association
Howard S. Rich
Business
c. 1940   Libertarian activist
Amy Ridenour
Activist
1959   National Center for Public Policy Research
Jeremy Rifkin
Activist
26-Jan-1945   Foundation on Economic Trends
Sandy Rios
Activist
?   Concerned Women for America
George Ripley
Journalist
3-Oct-1802 4-Jul-1880 The New York Tribune
Malachi Ritscher
Jazz Musician
13-Jan-1954 3-Nov-2006 Musician who self immolated for peace
Scott Ritter
Government
15-Jul-1961   UNSCOM weapons inspector 1991-98
José Rizal
Activist
19-Jun-1861 30-Dec-1896 Philippine national hero
John Robbins
Author
26-Oct-1947   Celebrity vegan
Tim Robbins
Actor
16-Oct-1958   The Player, Jacob's Ladder
Jane Sullivan Roberts
Activist
c. 1955   Wife of US Chief Justice John Roberts
Mark Roberts
Activist
1945   UK's most famous drug smuggler
Paul Robeson, Jr.
Activist
2-Nov-1927   Son of Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson
Singer
9-Apr-1898 23-Jan-1976 20th Century renaissance man
Randall Robinson
Activist
6-Jul-1941   What America Owes to Blacks
George Rockwell
Activist
9-Mar-1918 25-Aug-1967 Founded American Nazi Party
Lew Rockwell
Activist
1-Jul-1944   Libertarian activist
Anthony Romero
Activist
9-Jul-1965   ACLU Executive Director
J. Patrick Rooney
Business
13-Dec-1927 15-Sep-2008 Golden Rule Insurance
Eleanor Roosevelt
First Lady
11-Oct-1884 7-Nov-1962 First Lady under FDR
Ernestine Rose
Activist
13-Jan-1810 4-Aug-1892 Suffragette and abolitionist
Susan Rosenberg
Activist
1955   Radical
Ed Rosenthal
Activist
c. 1944   Advocate for legalizing marijuana
Nina Rosenwald
Philanthropist
?   Sears Roebuck heiress
Rick Ross
Activist
24-Nov-1952   Cult expert, deprogrammer
Mstislav Rostropovich
Cellist
27-Mar-1927 27-Apr-2007 Cellist and conductor
Joseph Rotblat
Physicist
4-Nov-1908 31-Aug-2005 Nuclear physicist, anti-nuke activist
Marc Rotenberg
Activist
c. 1961   Electronic Privacy Information Center
Rob Roy
Criminal
7-Mar-1671 28-Dec-1734 War leader of the Gregor clan
Jerry Rubin
Activist
14-Jul-1938 28-Nov-1994 Yippie, one of the Chicago 7
Muriel Rukeyser
Poet
15-Dec-1913 12-Feb-1980 The Book of the Dead
Cathy Ruse
Activist
c. 1965   Senior Fellow, Family Research Council
John Ruskin
Critic
8-Feb-1819 20-Jan-1900 Greatest Victorian art critic
Bertrand Russell
Mathematician
18-May-1872 2-Feb-1970 Mathematician, atheist, and social critic
Charles Edward Russell
Author
25-Sep-1860 23-Apr-1941 The Greatest Trust in the World
Dora Russell
Activist
3-Apr-1894 31-May-1986 Feminist, birth control and peace activist
Jane Russell
Actor
21-Jun-1921 28-Feb-2011 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Aaron Russo
Film/TV Producer
14-Feb-1943 24-Aug-2007 Libertarian filmmaker
Bayard Rustin
Activist
17-Mar-1910 24-Aug-1987 Organized the 1963 March on Washington
Shabbir Safdar
Activist
c. 1965   Internet PR guru
Ruben Salazar
Journalist
3-Mar-1928 29-Aug-1970 L.A. Times reporter killed on the job
Patrick Sammon
Activist
1974   President, Log Cabin Republicans
Richard Samp
Activist
c. 1952   Chief counsel, Washington Legal Foundation
Bobby Sands
Activist
9-Mar-1954 5-May-1981 Irish hunger striker
Margaret Sanger
Activist
14-Sep-1879 6-Sep-1966 Birth control advocate
José Saramago
Author
16-Nov-1922 18-Jun-2010 Brilliant Portuguese novelist
Paolo Sarpi
Activist
14-Aug-1552 14-Jan-1623 Venetian patriot, church reformer
Mario Savio
Activist
8-Dec-1942 6-Nov-1996 Free Speech Movement
Richard Scaife
Activist
3-Jul-1932   The Republican George Soros
Rick Scarborough
Religion
c. 1949   Conservative Christian activist
Tom Schatz
Activist
c. 1953   Citizens Against Government Waste
Robert Scheer
Columnist
4-Apr-1936   Former L.A. Times columnist
Ellery Schempp
Activist
1940   Abington School District v. Schempp
Irwin Schiff
Activist
1928   US income tax protester
Lisa Schiffren
Activist
c. 1960   Former Quayle speechwriter
Oskar Schindler
Activist
28-Apr-1908 9-Oct-1974 Saved over 1000 from Nazis
Andrew Schlafly
Activist
27-Apr-1961   Conservapedia founder
Phyllis Schlafly
Activist
15-Aug-1924   Opponent of women's liberation
Rose Schneiderman
Labor Leader
16-Apr-1882 11-Aug-1972 Union leader of the 1920s-'50s
Peter W. Schramm
Activist
23-Dec-1946   Executive Director, Ashbrook Center
William F. Schulz
Activist
14-Nov-1949   Director, Amnesty International, 1994-2006
Fred C. Schwarz
Activist
15-Jan-1913 24-Jan-2009 Christian Anti-Communist Crusade
Albert Schweitzer
Activist
14-Jan-1875 4-Sep-1965 Humanitarian and theologian
Dred Scott
Victim
c. 1799 17-Sep-1858 Slave denied freedom by US Supreme Court
Bobby Seale
Activist
22-Oct-1936   Co-Founder of the Black Panther Party
Alan Sears
Activist
?   CEO, Alliance Defense Fund
Howard Segermark
Activist
?   Howard Segermark Associates
Jay Sekulow
Activist
10-Jun-1956   American Center for Law and Justice
Jorge Semprún
Novelist
10-Dec-1923 7-Jun-2011 Screenplay for Z
Soraya Serajeddini
Activist
1960 24-Jul-2006 Kurdish activist
Frank Serpico
Activist
14-Apr-1936   The most dangerous man alive - An honest cop
Giuliana Sgrena
Activist
20-Dec-1948   Marxist journalist, kidnapped in Iraq
Betty Shabazz
Activist
28-May-1936 23-Jun-1997 Widow of Malcolm X
Frank Shakespeare
Diplomat
9-Apr-1925   US Ambassador to the Vatican, 1986-89
Granville Sharp
Activist
21-Nov-1735 6-Jul-1813 English abolitionist
Al Sharpton
Activist
3-Oct-1954   Minister, Presidential hopeful
Anna Howard Shaw
Activist
14-Feb-1847 2-Jul-1919 National American Women's Suffrage Association
Cindy Sheehan
Activist
10-Jul-1957   Peace Mom
Daniel P. Sheehan
Activist
1946   Christic Institute
Martin Sheen
Actor
3-Aug-1940   The West Wing
Stanley K. Sheinbaum
Activist
12-Jun-1920   Publisher, New Perspectives Quarterly
Lou Sheldon
Activist
1934   Traditional Values Coalition
Vandana Shiva
Activist
5-Nov-1952   Eco-Feminist
Sargent Shriver
Activist
9-Nov-1915 18-Jan-2011 First Director of the Peace Corps
Bob Shrum
Activist
1943   Democratic political strategist
William Shurcliff
Physicist
27-Mar-1909 20-Jun-2006 Manhattan Project physicist
Ricky Silberman
Activist
1937 18-Feb-2007 Cofounder, Independent Women's Forum
Karen Silkwood
Victim
19-Feb-1946 13-Nov-1974 Nuclear whistleblower
Chris Simcox
Activist
1961   Founder, Minuteman Civil Defense Corps
Harold C. Simmons
Business
1931   Drugstore billionaire
Cleon Skousen
Activist
20-Jan-1913 9-Jan-2006 The Naked Communist
Curtis Sliwa
Activist
26-Mar-1954   Founder of the Guardian Angels
Melanie Sloan
Activist
16-Dec-1965   Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
Eleanor Smeal
Activist
30-Jul-1939   Founder, Feminist Majority Foundation
Gerrit Smith
Activist
6-Mar-1797 28-Dec-1874 Anti-slavery and temperance reformer
R. J. Smith
Activist
?   Center for Private Conservation
Charles W. Socarides
Activist
24-Jan-1922 25-Dec-2005 Deprogrammer of homosexuals
Nathan Söderblom
Religion
15-Jan-1866 12-Jul-1931 Archbishop of Sweden
Nahum Sokolow
Activist
3-Feb-1859 17-May-1936 World Zionist Organization
Valerie Solanas
Activist
9-Apr-1936 26-Apr-1988 Shot Andy Warhol
Lewis C. Solmon
Economist
17-Jul-1942 17-Dec-2007 Education reformer
Lawrence Solomon
Activist
1948   The Deniers
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Author
11-Dec-1918 3-Aug-2008 The Gulag Archipelago
Susan Sontag
Author
16-Jan-1933 28-Dec-2004 Novelist, critic, intellectual
Flavio Sosa
Politician
1953   Jailed APPO councilman
Wole Soyinka
Playwright
13-Jul-1934   Politically-charged Nigerian author
Merrie Spaeth
Business
23-Aug-1948   PR guru for Reagan, Swift Boat Vets
Spartacus
Military
c. 110 BC 71 BC Led slave uprising
Robert Spencer
Activist
1962   Jihad Watch
Joel Elias Spingarn
Critic
17-May-1875 26-Jul-1939 Literary critic, NAACP leader
Henry Spira
Activist
19-Jun-1927 12-Sep-1998 Animal rights activist
Lysander Spooner
Activist
19-Jan-1808 14-May-1887 No Treason: The Constitution of No Authority
Alex-St. James
Activist
c. 1960   African American Republican Leadership Council
Dan Stamper
Activist
27-Feb-1969   Editor of Viscera! vampire webzine
Owsley Stanley
Activist
19-Jan-1935 12-Mar-2011 Johnny Appleseed of LSD
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Activist
12-Nov-1815 26-Oct-1902 National Woman Suffrage Association
Shelby Steele
Activist
1-Jan-1946   The Content of Our Character
Elan Steinberg
Activist
2-Jun-1952 6-Apr-2012 World Jewish Congress
Gloria Steinem
Activist
25-Mar-1934   Founder, Ms. Magazine
Avraham Stern
Military
23-Dec-1907 12-Feb-1942 Founder of Lohamei Herut Israel
Walter P. Stern
Activist
26-Sep-1928   Chairman, Hudson Institute
William Still
Activist
7-Oct-1819 14-Jul-1902 Father of the Underground Railroad
John R. Stockwell
Spy
1937   CIA whistleblower
Lucy Stone
Activist
13-Aug-1818 18-Oct-1893 American Women's Suffrage Association
Thomas P. Stossel
Doctor
c. 1941   Professor, Harvard Medical School
Kevin Strom
Activist
1956   Founder, National Vanguard
Maurice Strong
Activist
29-Apr-1929   Power executive, environmentalist
Nadine Strossen
Activist
18-Aug-1950   President of the ACLU
Joseph Sturge
Activist
2-Aug-1793 14-May-1859 Anti-slavery activist
Sukarno
Head of State
6-Jun-1901 21-Jun-1970 President of Indonesia, 1945-67
Deborah Szekely
Activist
3-May-1922   Co-Founder, Golden Door Spa
Albert Szent-Györgyi
Scientist
16-Sep-1893 22-Oct-1986 Vitamins C and B2
Leo Szilard
Physicist
11-Feb-1898 30-May-1964 Nuclear chain reaction
Orly Taitz
Activist
30-Aug-1962   Defend Our Freedoms Foundation
Michael D. Tanner
Activist
20-Jun-1956   Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Raymond Tanter
Scholar
?   Iran Policy Committee founder
Mother Teresa
Religion
26-Aug-1910 5-Sep-1997 Missionaries of Charity
Randall Terry
Activist
c. 1959   Operation Rescue founder
Chad Thevenot
Activist
c. 1979   COO, Institute for Humane Studies
Norman Thomas
Activist
20-Nov-1884 19-Dec-1968 American Socialist Party
Virginia Thomas
Activist
23-Feb-1957   Lobbyist, wife of Clarence Thomas
Arthur R. Thompson
Activist
1938   CEO, John Birch Society
Larry Thurlow
Activist
?   Vocal John Kerry detractor
Kenneth R. Timmerman
Journalist
4-Nov-1953   Foundation for Democracy in Iran
Ali Farka Touré
Guitarist
1939 7-Mar-2006 Bluesman of Africa, Talking Timbuktu
Joe Trippi
Activist
10-Jun-1956   Democratic campaign strategist
Leon Trotsky
Activist
26-Oct-1879 21-Aug-1940 Bolshevik exile, murdered by Stalin
William Monroe Trotter
Activist
7-Apr-1872 7-Apr-1934 Co-founder, Boston Guardian
Sojourner Truth
Activist
c. 1797 26-Nov-1883 Abolitionist, former slave
Victoria J. Tschinkel
Activist
c. 1948   Environmental activist
Harriet Tubman
Activist
c. 1821 10-Mar-1913 Operated the Underground Railroad
C. Delores Tucker
Activist
4-Oct-1927 12-Oct-2005 National Congress of Black Women
Mary Jean Crenshaw Tully
Activist
15-Dec-1925 27-Dec-2003 Feminism activist
Hal Turner
Activist
15-Mar-1962   Internet agitator
Desmond Tutu
Religion
7-Oct-1931   Archbishop of Cape Town
Emmett Tyrrell
Columnist
1943   Publisher, The American Spectator
Lynde B. Uihlein
Activist
1945   Schlitz heiress, Founder of Brico Fund
Mordechai Vanunu
Activist
13-Oct-1954   Blew whistle on Israel's nukes
Mike Vaska
Activist
1960   Discovery Institute
Peggy Venable
Activist
?   Conservative activist
Richard Viguerie
Activist
23-Sep-1933   Conservative activist
John Von Kannon
Activist
c. 1950   Heritage Foundation
Carl von Ossietzky
Activist
3-Oct-1889 4-May-1938 German pacifist, Nobel Prize recipient
Bertha von Suttner
Activist
9-Jun-1843 21-Jun-1914 Pacifist, Nobel Prize recipient
Wilfrid Voynich
Activist
31-Oct-1865 19-Mar-1930 Voynich manuscript
Bill W.
Activist
26-Nov-1895 24-Jan-1971 Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder
George Wald
Biologist
18-Nov-1906 12-Apr-1997 Physiology of the retina
Lillian Wald
Activist
10-Mar-1867 1-Sep-1940 Henry Street Settlement
Anna Walentynowicz
Activist
13-Aug-1929 10-Apr-2010 Catalyst for the Solidarnosc union
Lech Walesa
Head of State
29-Sep-1943   Polish labor leader, president
Edwin A. Walker
Military
10-Nov-1909 31-Oct-1993 Ultraconservative activist
Jonathan Walker
Activist
22-Mar-1799 30-Apr-1878 The Man with the Branded Hand
Mary Edwards Walker
Doctor
26-Nov-1832 21-Feb-1919 First female US Army surgeon
William Wallace
Military
1272 23-Aug-1305 Basis of fictional biopic Braveheart
Raoul Wallenberg
Activist
4-Aug-1912 16-Jul-1947 Worked to save Hungarian Jews
John Walsh
TV Personality
26-Dec-1945   America's Most Wanted
Booker T. Washington
Educator
5-Apr-1856 14-Nov-1915 Founder, Tuskegee Institute
Paul Watson
Activist
2-Dec-1950   Environmental activist
Faye Wattleton
Activist
8-Jul-1943   President, Planned Parenthood, 1978-92
Edgar Wayburn
Activist
17-Sep-1906 5-Mar-2010 Conservationist, Sierra Club president
George Weigel
Activist
1951   Ethics and Public Policy Center
Simone Weil
Philosopher
3-Feb-1909 24-Aug-1943 The Iliad, or the Poem of Force
Mikey Weinstein
Activist
c. 1955   With God on Our Side
Adam Weishaupt
Activist
6-Feb-1748 18-Nov-1811 Founder of the Bavarian Illuminati
Cora Weiss
Activist
?   Samuel Rubin Foundation
Robert Welch
Activist
1-Dec-1899 6-Jan-1985 Founder, John Birch Society
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Activist
16-Jul-1862 25-Mar-1931 Civil rights advocate
Horst Wessel
Activist
9-Oct-1907 23-Feb-1930 Nazi martyr
Cornel West
Activist
2-Jun-1953   Prominent blackademic
M. Edward Whelan III
Activist
c. 1959   Ethics and Public Policy Center
Maureen White
Activist
?   DNC National Finance Chair
Ryan White
Victim
6-Dec-1971 8-Apr-1990 Suburban kid, AIDS activist
Walter White
Activist
1-Jul-1893 21-Mar-1955 Worked against lynchings
Mary Whitehouse
Activist
13-Jun-1910 23-Nov-2001 British anti-pornography crusader
Dennis E. Whitfield
Activist
c. 1950   American Conservative Union
John Greenleaf Whittier
Poet
17-Dec-1807 7-Sep-1892 American abolitionist poet
Otto Wichterle
Chemist
27-Oct-1913 18-Aug-1998 Invented soft contact lenses
Elie Wiesel
Activist
30-Sep-1928   Anti-Holocaust and human-rights activist
Simon Wiesenthal
Activist
31-Dec-1908 20-Sep-2005 Nazi hunter
William Wilberforce
Activist
24-Aug-1759 29-Jul-1833 Abolitionist activist and author
Don Wildmon
Activist
18-Jan-1938   Moral crusader
Gail R. Wilensky
Activist
14-Jun-1943   Health care official
Betty Williams
Activist
22-May-1943   Peace activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Jody Williams
Activist
9-Oct-1950   Anti-landmine activist
Rev. Cecil Williams
Religion
22-Sep-1929   Glide Memorial Church
Margaret Bush Wilson
Activist
30-Jan-1919 11-Aug-2009 NAACP Chairman, 1975-83
John Wohlstetter
Activist
c. 1947   Discovery Institute
Hazel Wolf
Activist
10-Mar-1898 19-Jan-2000 Seattle environmental activist
Victoria Woodhull
Activist
23-Sep-1838 9-Jun-1927 First woman candidate for US President
Frances Wright
Activist
6-Sep-1795 13-Dec-1852 Utopian abolitionist
Wendy Wright
Activist
?   President, Concerned Women for America
Harry Wu
Activist
8-Feb-1937   Human rights activist
Professor X
Rapper
4-Aug-1956 17-Mar-2006 Vanglorious
Liu Xiaobo
Activist
28-Dec-1955   Chinese human rights activist
Molly Yard
Activist
6-Jul-1912 21-Sep-2005 President of NOW, 1987-91
Sun Yat-sen
Head of State
12-Nov-1866 12-Mar-1925 President of China, 1911-12
Francis Parker Yockey
Author
18-Sep-1917 16-Jun-1960 Imperium
Raul Yzaguirre
Activist
22-Jul-1939   National Council of La Raza
Mahmoud Zahar
Activist
1945   Hamas co-founder, spokesman
Leyla Zana
Politician
3-May-1961   Imprisoned for speaking Kurdish
Emiliano Zapata
Activist
8-Aug-1879 10-Apr-1919 Mexican patriot, revolutionary
Frank Zappa
Composer
21-Dec-1940 4-Dec-1993 Joe's Garage
Kevin Zeese
Activist
1955   Common Sense for Drug Policy
Howard Zinn
Historian
24-Aug-1922 27-Jan-2010 A People's History of the United States
Ernst Zundel
Activist
24-Apr-1939   Holocaust denier



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