INDEX: Peacemaker Bios

Below is the alphabetical list of all the Peacemaker Bios on our Global Peace Warriors website including the nation and where appropriate the religion, as well as identifying the women. Click the name to go to the particular bio. Feel free to communicate with us about any of these bios and to suggest additional bios to be included in the website.

Abd-al-Rahman III (Spain, Muslim)

Wati Aier (India, Christian)

Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar (India, Muslim)

Michelle Alexander (USA, Woman)

Al-Hakam II (Spain, Muslim)

Al-Malik Al-Kamil (Egypt, Muslim)

Moussa Al-Sadr (Lebanon, Muslim)

Charles Freer Andrews (U.K., Christian)

Abdullah Antepli (USA, Muslim)

A.T. Ariyaratne (Sri Lanka, Buddhist)

Muhammad Nureyn Ashafa (Nigeria, Muslim)

Ashoka (India, Buddhist)

Hizkias Assefa (Ethiopia, Christian)

Mubarak Awad (Palestine/USA, Christian)

Ella Baker (USA, Christian, Woman)

Vern Barnet (USA, Unitarian)

Si Kaddour Ben Ghabrit (France, Muslim)

Peter Benenson (U.K., Christian)

Victor Luitpold Berger (U.S., Jewish)

Stephen Biko (South Africa)

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Germany, Christian)

Simeon Booker (USA)

Ouided Bouchamaoui (Tunisia, Woman)

Robert Branconnier (USA, Christian)

Titus Brandsma (Netherlands, Christian)

Vera Brittain (U.K., Woman)

Joseph Brodsky (Russia/USA, Jewish)

Martin Buber (Austria/Israel, Jewish)

Dom Helder Camara (Brazil, Christian)

Edith Cavell (U.K., Christian, Woman)

Cesar Chavez (USA, Christian)

Septima Clark (USA, Woman)

Thomas Clarkson (U.K., Christian)

Cyrus the Great (Persia)

Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso—Tibet, Buddhist)

Mohammad Dajani Daoudi (Palestine, Muslim)

Dorothy Day (USA, Christian, Woman)

Gaston Grandjean Dayanand (Switzerland/India, Christian)

Christian De Charge (France/Algeria, Christian)

Alison Des Forges (USA, Woman)

Frederick Douglass (USA)

Shirin Ebadi (Iran, Muslim, Woman)

Marian Wright Edelman (USA, Christian, Woman)

Adolfo Perez Esquivel (Argentina, Christian)

Bruce Feiler (USA, Jewish)

Tom Fox (USA, Christian)

Anne Frank (Netherlands, Jewish, Woman)

Francis of Assisi (Italy, Christian)

Victor Frankl (Austria, Jewish)

Paulo Freire (Brazil, Christian)

Mohandas “Mahatma” Gandhi (India, Hindu)

Wilson Thiongo Gathungu (Kenya, Christian)

Leymah Gbowee (Liberia, Christian, Woman)

Joseph H. Gelberman (USA, Jewish)

Abdul Ghaffar Khan (India/Pakistan, Muslim)

Maha Ghosananda (Cambodia, Buddhist)

Masahisa Goi (Japan)

Sandra Kay Gordon (USA, Christian, Woman)

Jean Goss (France, Christian)

Hildegard Goss-Mayr (Austria, Christian, Woman)

Rusudan Gotsiridze (Georgia, Christian, Woman)

Rutilio Grande (El Salvador, Christian)

Angelina Grimke (USA, Christian, Woman)

Sarah Grimke (USA, Christian, Woman)

Gustavo Gutierrez (Peru, Christian)

Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnam/France, Buddhist)

Vaclav Havel (Czech Republic)

Abraham Joshua Heschel (USA, Jewish)

Etty Hillesum (Netherlands, Jewish, Woman)

Juliet Garretson Hollister (USA, Woman)

Miles Horton (USA)

Julia Ward Howe (USA, Christian, Woman)

St. Hugh of Lincoln (U.K., Christian)

Daniel Hunter (USA, Christian)

John Hunter (USA)

Ephraim Isaac (Ethiopia, Jewish)

Queen Isabella Jagiellon (Hungary, Unitarian, Woman)

Pope John Paul II (Poland, Christian)

E. Stanley Jones (U.K., Christian)

Saboi Jum (Myanmar, Christian)

Kabir (India, Muslim)

Boaz Keibarak (Kenya, Christian)

Anthony Fabrice Kettemalet (Central African Republic, Christian)

Ouyporn Khuankaew (Thailand, Buddhist, Woman)

Martin Luther King, Jr. (USA, Christian)

Dervis Korkut (Bosnia, Muslim)

Hans Kung (Switzerland, Christian)

Bernard Lafayette (USA, Christian)

George Lakey (USA, Christian)

Bartolome de las Casas (Spain/Americas, Christian)

James Lawson (USA, Christian)

John Leland (USA, Christian)

Muriel Lester (U.K., Christian, Woman)

John Lewis (USA, Christian)

Abraham Lincoln (U.S., Deist)

Chiara Lubich (Italy, Christian, Woman)

Aaron Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger (France, Christian)

Wangari Muta Maathai (Kenya, Woman)

Joanna Macy (USA, Buddhist, Woman)

Nelson Mandela (South Africa)

Patricia Smith Melton (USA, Christian, Woman)

Moses Mendelssohn (Germany, Jewish)

Thomas Merton (USA, Christian)

Moses Montefiore (U.K., Jewish)

Deborah Moody (USA, Christian, Woman)

Michael Morton (USA, Christian)

Don Mosley (USA, Christian)

Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo (Argentina, Christian, Women)

John Muir (USA)

H.A. Mukti Ali (Indonesia, Muslim)

A.J. Muste (USA, Christian)

Lance Muteyo (Zimbabwe, Christian)

Farida Nabourema (Togo, Woman)

Diane Nash (USA, Woman)

King Negus Ashama Ibn Abjar of Abyssinia (Ethiopia, Christian)

Bree Newsom (USA, Christian, Woman)

Wilfred Owen (U.K.)

Gustavo Parajon (Nicaragua, Christian)

Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa (India, Hindu)

Eboo Patel (USA, Muslim)

Grigol Peradze (Georgia, Christian)

Jerzy Popieluszko (Poland, Christian)

Phineas Quimby (USA)

Jeanette Rankin (USA, Woman)

Holmes Rolston III (USA)

Oscar Romero (El Salvador, Christian)

David Rosen (Israel, Jewish)

Jalal Ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (Persia, Muslim)

Nehemiah Rosell (USA, Christian)

Jonathan Sacks (U.K., Jewish)

Haym Salomon (USA, Jewish)

Mayerly Sanchez (Colombia, Christian, Woman)

Oscar Arias Sanchez (Costa Rica, Christian)

Siegfried Sassoon (U.K., Christian)

Kailash Satyarthi (India, Hindu)

Ken Sehested (USA, Christian)

Irena Sendler (Poland, Christian, Woman)

Gene Sharp (USA, Christian)

Michael Sharp (USA, Christian)

Friedrich Siegmund-Schultze (German, Christian)

King John Sigismund (Hungary, Unitarian)

Sulak Sivaraksa (Thailand, Buddhist)

Mother Maria Skobtsova (Latvia/France, Christian, Woman)

Alexander Solzhenitsyn (Russia, Christian)

Richard St. Barbe Baker (U.K., Baha’i)

Glen Stassen (USA, Christian)

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (USA, Hindu)

Th. Sumartana (Indonesia, Christian)

Aung San Suu Kyi (Myanmar, Buddhist, Woman)

Henrietta Szold (Israel, Jewish, Woman)

Rabrindrath Tagore (India, Hindu)

Wayne Teasdale (USA, Christian)

Corrie Ten Boom (Netherlands, Christian, Woman)

Baruch Tenenbaum (Argentina, Jewish)

Howard Thurman (USA, Christian)

Greta Thunberg (Sweden, Woman)

Andre Trocme (France, Christian)

Desmond Tutu (South Africa, Christian)

Evelyn Underhill (U.K., Christian, Woman)

Carl Upchurch (USA, Christian)

William Ury (USA)

Lech Walesa (Poland, Christian)

Lucius Walker (USA, Christian)

Jim Wallis (USA, Christian)

Simone Weil (France, Christian, Woman)

Roger Williams (USA, Christian)

Stephen Samuel Wise (USA, Jewish)

James Movel Wuye (Nigeria, Christian)

Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji (India/USA, Sikh)

Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan, Muslim, Woman)

Zargana (Myanmar, Buddhist)