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List of Famous Pacifists

List of famous pacifists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top pacifists in the world? This includes the most prominent pacifists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable pacifists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic pacifists 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 pacifists.

List below includes John Lennon, Albert Einstein, and more people. Featuring pacifists of all different religions and of history, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known pacifists to the lesser known pacifists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the pacifist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous pacifists ever?" and "What are the names of famous pacifists?" then you're in the right place. 
  • Albert Einstein
    Dec. at 76 (1879-1955)
    • Birthplace: Ulm, Germany
  • John Lennon
    Dec. at 40 (1940-1980)
    • Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Dec. at 78 (1869-1948)
    • Birthplace: Porbandar, India
  • Oscar Wilde
    Dec. at 46 (1854-1900)
    • Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Dec. at 39 (1929-1968)
    • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Helen Keller
    Dec. at 87 (1880-1968)
    • Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States of America
  • Jeannette Rankin
    Dec. at 92 (1880-1973)
    • Birthplace: Missoula, Montana, USA
  • Aldous Huxley
    Dec. at 69 (1894-1963)
    • Birthplace: Godalming, England
  • Yoko Ono
    Age: 89
    • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Dec. at 82 (1828-1910)
    • Birthplace: Yasnaya Polyana, Russia
    • Birthplace: Uniontown, Pennsylvania
  • Nhat Hanh
    Age: 95
    • Birthplace: Vietnam
  • James Bevel
    Dec. at 72 (1936-2008)
    • Birthplace: Itta Bena, Mississippi
  • Vera Brittain
    Dec. at 76 (1893-1970)
    • Birthplace: Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Yangon, Myanmar
    • Birthplace: Taktser, China
  • William Penn
    Dec. at 73 (1644-1718)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
  • Joan Baez
    Age: 81
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
  • Anna Politkovskaya
    Dec. at 48 (1958-2006)
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
  • Jaime Garzón
    Dec. at 38 (1960-1999)
    • Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia
  • Kurt Eisner
    Dec. at 51 (1867-1919)
    • Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
  • Selma Lagerlöf
    Dec. at 81 (1858-1940)
    • Birthplace: Mårbacka
  • Martin Buber
    Dec. at 87 (1878-1965)
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    • Birthplace: Chania, Greece