Mother of the Helpless Mother Teresa, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, was a Roman Catholic nun who dedicated her life to humanitarian causes. Regarded as one of the most admired persons of the century, she brought global awareness to poverty in India.
Martin Luther King, Jr 15 January 1929 - 4 April 1968 American clergyman, activist and lead of the civil rights movement. King was a strong proponent of nonviolent resistance/protest. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mahatma Gandhi - the preeminent leader and freedom fighter of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world