Famous Male Activists

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

Use every item on this list for yours, from Desmond Tutu to Eric Rofes.

While this isn't a list of all male activists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male activists?" and "Who are the best male activists?"

  • River Phoenix
    Photo: Frank Trapper / Getty Images
    • Age: Dec. at 23 (1970-1993)
    • Birthplace: Madras, Oregon, USA
  • Danny Glover
    Photo: Francois Durand / Getty Images
    • Age: 76
    • Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia, United States of America
    • Age: 77
    • Birthplace: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States of America