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List of famous female pacifists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female pacifists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being pacifists. There are thousand of females working as pacifists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic pacifists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a pacifist then the people below should give you inspiration.

List people include Elizabeth Maria Molteno, Yoko Ono and many additional people as well.

While this isn't a list of all female pacifists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female pacifists?" and "Who are the best female pacifists?"
Helen Keller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Pacifists
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Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1880-1968)

Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States of America

Profession: Pacifist, Lecturer, Author

Credits: The Miracle Worker, Deliverance, The Unconquered, Adventures from the Book of Virtues

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Yoko Ono is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Pacifists
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Yoko Ono, is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, and peace activist. She is the widow and second wife of John Lennon and is also known for her work in avant-garde art, music, and filmmaking. Ono grew up in Tokyo, and studied at Gakushuin University while her family moved to the US to escape the ...more

Age: 84

Birthplace: East Asia, Tokyo, Asia, Japan

Profession: Film Score Composer, Musician, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more

Credits: Imagine: John Lennon, This Is 40, Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon, Imagine

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Aung San Suu Kyi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Pacifists
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Aung San Suu Kyi AC is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma. In the 1990 general election, the NLD won 59% of the national votes and 81% of the seats in Parliament . She had, however, already been detained under house arrest before the ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Yangon, Myanmar

Profession: Pacifist, Civil rights activist, Politician, Democracy activist, Economist, + more

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#28 on The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models

#98 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

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Joan Baez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Pacifists
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Joan Baez is an American folk singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice. Baez has performed publicly for over 55 years, releasing over 30 albums. Fluent in Spanish as well as in English, she has also recorded songs in ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Pacifist, Activist, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, + more

Credits: Woodstock, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Dont Look Back, Taking Woodstock

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