Category Archives: Activist

Giuseppe Mazzini

Giuseppe Mazzini (B) 1805, Genoa, Italy (D) 1872, Pisa, Italy age 67 He was an Italian politician, journalist, activist for the unification of Italy, and spearhead of the Italian revolutionary movement. Influenced by: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Plato, Joseph de Maistre Quotes … Continue reading

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Amina Viktorivna Okuyeva

Amina Viktorivna Okuyeva (left) 1983-2017 age 34 She was a Ukrainian doctor of Chechen descent, Euromaidan activist, convert to Islam, and a police lieutenant. During the Euromaidan (was a wave of demonstrations and civil unrest in Ukraine, which began on … Continue reading

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Rosa Louise McCauley Parks

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The United States Congress has called her “the first … Continue reading

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Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine 1737, Thetford, United Kingdom Died: June 8, 1809, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY He was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary. Quote “These are the times that try men’s souls”.(SOUND FAMILIAR) In the … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton 1815-1902 age 87 She was an American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women’s rights movement. She was born in, Johnstown, NY and died in New York City, NY Education: Emma Willard School … Continue reading

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Susan Brownell Anthony

Susan Brownell Anthony 1820-1906 age 86 She was an American social reformer and women’s rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement. She was born, Adams, MA 1820 and she died 1906 but in Rochester N.Y. … Continue reading

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