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Revolutionists who changed the world

Being a revolutionist is not just being a supporter of political revolution, it's the urge of straightening the unjust! To call for race equality as what happened with Martin Luther King jr, or to deter an invader like Gandhi, or considering freedom as a message and mission like what Che Guevara did. Take a look at such great revolutionists journies.

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Saturday Oct 2, 1869 to Friday Jan 30, 1948

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British colonial rule.Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable") was applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa and is now used worldwide. In India, he was also called Bapu, a term that he preferred (Gujarati: endearment for father, papa), and Gandhi ji, and is known as the Father of the Nation.

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Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks
Tuesday Feb 4, 1913 to Monday Oct 24, 2005

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott. The United States Congress has called her "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela
Thursday Jul 18, 1918 to Thursday Dec 5, 2013

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism and fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997.

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Malcolm X

Malcolm X
Tuesday May 19, 1925 to Sunday Feb 21, 1965

Malcolm X (1925–1965) was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. He is best known for his controversial advocacy for the rights of blacks; some consider him a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans, while others accused him of preaching racism and violence.

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Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro
Friday Aug 13, 1926 to Friday Nov 25, 2016

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. A Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, Castro also served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from 1961 until 2011. Under his administration, Cuba became a one-party communist state, while industry and business were nationalized and state socialist reforms were implemented throughout society.

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Che Guevara

Che Guevara
Thursday Jun 14, 1928 to Monday Oct 9, 1967

Was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular culture.

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Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King
Monday Nov 5, 1928 to Thursday Apr 4, 1968

Was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.

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