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List of Famous Activists

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List of famous activists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top activists in the world? This includes the most prominent activists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable activists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic activists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned activists.

Items on this list include Bill Cosby and Jenny McCarthy.

From reputable, prominent, and well known activists to the lesser known activists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the activist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous activists ever?" and "What are the names of famous activists?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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