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

List is made up of people like Carlos Pizarro Leongómez and Yasser Arafat.

From reputable, prominent, and well known rebels to the lesser known rebels of today, these are some of the best professionals in the rebel field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous rebels ever?" and "What are the names of famous rebels?" then you're in the right place. 
Kim Il-sung is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Rebels
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Kim Il-sung was the leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly referred to as North Korea, for 46 years, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994. He held the posts of Prime Minister from 1948 to 1972 and President from 1972 to his death. He was also the leader of the Workers' Party of Korea from 1949 to 1994. He authorized the invasion of South Korea in 1950, triggering a defense of South Korea by the United Nations led by the United States. A cease-fire in the Korean War was signed on 27 July 1953. His tenure as leader of North Korea was autocratic. Inspired by Stalinism, he established an all-pervasive cult of personality around himself. From the ...more

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Yasser Arafat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Rebels
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Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa, popularly known as Yasser Arafat or by his kunya Abu Ammar, was a Palestinian leader. He was Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, President of the Palestinian National Authority, and leader of the Fatah political party and former paramilitary group, which he founded in 1959. Originally opposed to Israel's existence, he modified his position in 1988 when he accepted UN Security Council Resolution 242. Arafat and his movement operated from several Arab countries. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Fatah faced off with Jordan in a brief civil war. Forced out of Jordan and into Lebanon, Arafat and Fatah were major targets of ...more

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Yitzhak Shamir is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Rebels
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Yitzhak Shamir (help·info) (Hebrew: יצחק שמיר‎, born Icchak Jaziernicki; 15 October 1915 - 30 June 2012) was a former Israeli politician, the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, in 1983–84 and 1986–92. Shamir was born in Ruzhany (Yiddish: Rozhinoy, Polish: Różana), Russian Empire (now Belarus). He studied at a Hebrew High School in Białystok, Poland. As a youth he joined Betar, the Revisionist Zionist youth movement. He studied at the law faculty of Warsaw University, but cut his studies short to immigrate to what was then the British Mandate of Palestine. In 1935, after settling in Palestine, he Hebraized his surname to Shamir. In 1944 he married Shulamit Shamir (1923 – July 29, 2011),[1] ...more

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Carlos Pizarro Leongómez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Rebels
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Carlos Pizarro Leongómez was the fourth commander of the Colombian guerrilla group 19th of April Movement. Pizarro later ran for president of Colombia after the demobilization of M-19 that transformed the group into the political party, M-19 Democratic Alliance. Pizarro was assassinated on 26 April 1990. ...more

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