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List of the most notable and famous Disability rights activists in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent Disability rights activists worldwide and top Disability rights activists in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable Disability rights activists to the lesser known Disability rights activists in history and today, these are the top Disability rights activists in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous Disability rights activists in the world?". This list features Åge Nigardsøy, Timothy Perry Shriver and more. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use regularly. (25 Items)
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Disability rights activists
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Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, model, producer, director, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder, and politician. Schwarzenegger served two terms as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011. Schwarzenegger began weight training at the age of 15. He won the Mr. Universe title at age 20 and went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest seven times. Schwarzenegger has remained a prominent presence in bodybuilding and has written many books and articles on the sport. Schwarzenegger gained worldwide fame as a Hollywood action film icon. Schwarzenegger's breakthrough film was the sword-and-sorcery epic Conan ...more on Wikipedia

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Helen Keller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Disability rights activists
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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 as she learned to communicate, has become widely known through the dramatic depictions of the play and film The Miracle Worker. Her birthplace in West Tuscumbia, Alabama is now a museum and sponsors an annual "Helen Keller Day". Her birthday on June 27 is commemorated as Helen Keller Day in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and was authorized at the federal level by presidential proclamation by ...more on Wikipedia

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Maria Shriver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Disability rights activists
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Maria Owings Shriver is an American journalist, activist, author of six best-selling books, and former First Lady of California as the wife of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She has received a Peabody Award and was co-anchor for NBC's Emmy-winning coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics. As executive producer of The Alzheimer's Project, Shriver earned two Emmy Awards and an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences award for developing a "television show with a conscience". She is a member of the Kennedy family. Shriver is currently a special anchor and correspondent for NBC News. ...more on Wikipedia

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Disability rights activists
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Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver, DSG was a member of the Kennedy family, sister of President John F. Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy. Eunice Kennedy Shriver was the founder in 1962 of Camp Shriver which started on her Maryland farm known as Timberlawn and, in 1968 evolved into the Special Olympics. Her husband, Sargent Shriver, was United States Ambassador to France and the Democratic vice presidential candidate in the 1972 U.S. presidential election. ...more on Wikipedia

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