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Gandhi, Indian, 1869- 1948

  • ‘Father of the Nation’ in India
  • Employing non-violent principles to fight for India's independence
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Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani, 1997~

  • A Pakistani school pupil
  • Fighting for women’s right to education
  • Being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014
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Greta Thunberg, Swedish, 2003~

  • A 16-year-old Swedish
  • A Climate activist
  • Being featured on the cover of Time magazine
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Montesquieu, French,1689- 1755

  • A French philosopher
  • Advocating a “separation of powers” which is legislative, executive and judicial
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Jean Jacques Rousseau, French, 1712- 1778

  • A French philosopher
  • Inspiring people to political reforms
  • Influencing the French Revolution
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William Wilberforce, British, 1759 –1833

  • A British politician
  • Opposing the British slave trade
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Emmeline Pankhurst,‎ British,1858- 1928

  • A British suffragette
  • Helping women to gain the right to vote
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George Orwell,‎ British, 1903- 1950

  • A British writer
  • Writing "Animal Farm" and "1984"
  • Opposing totalitarianism
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Abraham Lincoln, American,1809- 1865

  • The 14thS.A. president
  • Leading Americans through the Civil War
  • Abolishing slavery
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Helen Keller, American,1880- 1968

  • First deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor degree
  • Making braille the standard system for blind people
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Martin Luther King Jr., American,1929- 1968

  • The saying, "I Have a Dream"
  • A Leader of the American civil rights movement
  • Trying to end segregation laws against blacks
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Nelson Mandela, South African,1918-2013

  • The first President of South Africa
  • Leading the anti-apartheid movement