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List of famous social activists, with photos, bios, and other information.  Who are the top social activists in the world? This includes the most prominent social activists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable social activists is ordered by their level of prominence,, and you can sort the info by column.

The list you're viewing is made up of people like Paul McCartney and Nelson Mandela. Featuring celebrity social activists, modern day activists, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known social activists to the lesser known social activists of today, these are the top ten best professionals in this field. If you want to answer the question, "Who are the most famous social activists ever?" start your search here. You can use the people in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. 
Salma Hayek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Social Activists
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Salma Hayek Pinault is a Mexican and American film actress, director, and producer. She began her career in Mexico starring in the telenovela Teresa and went on to star in the film El Callejón de los Milagros for which she was nominated for an Ariel Award. In 1991 Hayek moved to Hollywood and came ...more

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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Social Activists
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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer and songwriter. She initially performed in theater, appearing in high school plays, and studied at CAP21 through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before dropping out to pursue a musical ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Social Activists
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Dame Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor, DBE was a British-born American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age. As one of the world's most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her ...more

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Rosie O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Social Activists
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Roseann "Rosie" O'Donnell is an American comedian, actress, author, and television personality. She has also been a magazine editor and continues to be a celebrity blogger, LGBT rights activist, television producer, and collaborative partner in the LGBT family vacation company R Family ...more

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