Aung San Suu Kyi Biography, Activist, Myanmar, Burmese politician, Diplomat, Myanmar Author, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Born in Yangon, Myanmar, 19 June 1945, Aung San Suu Kyi spent much of her early adult years abroad before returning home and becoming an activist against the brutal rule of dictator U Ne Win. She was placed under house arrest in 1989 and spent 15 of the next 21 years in custody, winning the 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace along the way. Read Aung San Suu Kyi Biography and Profile. Read more

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Biography and Profile - Indian nationalist - India

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Indian nationalist, important leader of Indian independence movement was born 23 January, 1897 in Cuttack (Orissa) to Janakinath Bose and Prabhavati Devi. Read Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Biography and Profile. Read more

Ken Saro-Wiwa , Ken Saro-Wiwa Full Biography, Activist, Writer, Nigerian, Nigeria

Ken Saro-Wiwa, born 10 October 1941, Activist, Writer, winner of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goldman Environmental Prize. Continue reading Ken Saro-Wiwa Full Biography and Profile. Read more

Nelson Mandela Biography and Profile, South Africa, Activist, Politician, Political Leader, President

Nelson Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo, in the Eastern Cape, on 18 July 1918. He was South Africa President. Continue reading Rolihlahla Mandela Biography and Profile. Read more

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela , Winnie Mandela Biography, South Africa, Activist

Born in Bizana, South Africa, in 26 September 1936, Winnie Mandela embarked on a career of social work that led to her involvement in activism. She married African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela in 1958. Read Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Biography and Profile. Read more

Ruby Bridges Biography Civil Rights Activist - USA

Who Is Ruby Bridges? Ruby Bridges (born September 8, 1954) was six when she became the first African-American child to integrate a white Southern elementary school on November 14, 1960, escorted to class by her mother and U.S. marshals due to violent mobs. Read Ruby Bridges Biography. Read more

Beto O’Rourke Biography and Profile - US Politician - USA

Beto O’Rourke (Robert Francis O’Rourke) was born on 26 September 1972, El Paso, Texas, United States. Beto became deeply involved in the civic, business and community efforts in El Paso. Continue reading Robert Francis O’Rourke Biography and Profile. Read more

Olatunji Akintunde Braithwaite Biography, Olatunji Braithwaite Biography, Lawyer, Solicitor, Nigerian , Nigeria, Activist

Tunji Braithwaite was born in 1933, the youngest son of eight children. In 1978 this new course saw him form and single-handedly fund the Nigeria Advance Party NAP, the first truly socialist political party Nigeria had ever seen. Read Olatunji Akintunde Braithwaite Biography and Profile. Read more

Jamal Khashoggi Biography And Profile - Saudi Arabia Journalist - Activist

Jamal Khashoggi born 13 October 1958, Saudi Arabia. 2 October 2018, Jamal Khashoggi, a well-known journalist and critic of the Saudi government, walked into the Turkey’s consulate in Istanbul, where he was murdered. Continue reading Jamal Khashoggi Biography And Profile. Read more

Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou, Maya Angelou Biography -, Civil Rights Activist, Author, Poet, Activist, USA ,US

Who Was Maya Angelou? Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou (April 4, 1928 to May 28, 2014). Angelou received several honors throughout her career, including two NAACP Image Awards in the outstanding literary work (nonfiction) category, in 2005 and 2009. Read Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou. Read more