Famous Humanitarian - List of Famous Humanitarian - page 3

Many moguls and entrepreneurs have put themselves in the spotlight for reasons apart from their bread-winning professions. They have earned the title of humanitarian by risking the public’s cynicisms and going the mile to lend a helping hand to those in dire need of help, around the world. Some of them have even taken the step to bid their glamorous careers goodbye and switch gears to spend every waking hour doing their bit to change the world for the impoverished. True humanitarianism shows no boundaries- age, gender, sexual orientation, religious views, nationality, and with these established names doing their bit to reach out, sets an example to the rest of the world. With their untiring dedication and efforts, these famous celebs have helped throw light on critical issues- both domestic and international, inspiring the rest of the world to help spread joy and health. There are tons of charities and initiatives that dig deep into the crucial matters of the poverty-stricken and the resource-deprived, which are either headed by famous celebs or play an important role in it. Stars like Angelina Jolie, Shakira, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett are known for their selfless approach when it comes to humanitarianism. There are humanitarians who also spare no time to help those affected by disasters and natural calamities; one being the famous actor Jackie Chan who has raised millions during cases like these. From initiatives that help prevent HIV to trusts and charities that bring education to the forgotten lands, it is the sole efforts of these humanitarians that help restore complete faith in humanity.

Here's all you need to know about the humanitarians and their selfless sacrifices for the underprivileged around the world.

The Most Famous Humanitarian

Joyce MeyerJune 4, 1943AmericanJoyce Meyer is a Christian author and speaker
Benny HinnDecember 3, 1952IsraeliBenny Hinn is a televangelist who initiated the faith healing summit called Miracle Crusades
Nicole KidmanJune 20, 1967Australian, AmericanNicole Kidman is one of the most talented actors that the Hollywood film industry can boast of
PeleOctober 23, 1940BrazilianPele is considered as the greatest footballer in the history of the game
Brad PittDecember 18, 1963AmericanBrad Pitt is a famous American actor, known for his movies, ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’, and ‘World War Z’
Hadi SaeiJune 10, 1976IranianHadi Saei Bonehkohal is a former Iranian taekwondo athlete who has won 2 Olympic gold medals for his country
Natalie ImbrugliaFebruary 4, 1975AustralianAcquaint yourself with the profile, childhood, life and timeline of the Australian singer-songwriter, Natalie Imbruglia from the biography below.
Joaquin PhoenixOctober 28, 1974AmericanJoaquin Phoenix is a famed actor of Hollywood known for the films, ‘Walk the Line’ and ‘Gladiator’
Al-Waleed bin TalalMarch 7, 1955Saudi ArabianAl Waleed Bin Talal is the owner of ‘Kingdom Holding Company’ and is one of the richest individuals in the world
Anita RoddickOctober 23, 1942BritishAnita Roddick was the founder of ‘The Body Shop’, the popular cosmetic brand
Josiah Wedgwood

Josiah Wedgwood

Josiah Wedgwood was an English potter who through his innovative design and scientific approach came up with high-quality pottery

BritishJuly 12, 173096 views

Barnes Wallis

Barnes Wallis was the English inventor who invented the bouncing bomb that was used in the Dambusters raid of May 1943

BritishSeptember 26, 1887245 views

Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes was a British author and palaeobotanist who played a pioneering role in the field of family planning

BritishOctober 15, 1880196 views

Albert Bandura

Albert Bandura is the most influential psychologist of all times

Mary Seacole

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican-born nurse who became a heroine of the Crimean War

BritishNovember 23, 1805199 views

Alan Kay

Alan Kay is a pioneering computer scientist

AmericanMay 17, 1940213 views

John Colet

John Colet was an English theologian who was a major promoter of Renaissance humanism during the late 15th and early 16th century

BritishJanuary 1, 1467198 views

Thomas Clarkson

Thomas Clarkson was an English abolitionist and the main force in bringing about the Slave Trade Act

BritishMarch 28, 1760266 views

Josephine Butler

Josephine Butler was a British social reformer and feminist who campaigned for the betterment of socially deprived and outcast women

BritishApril 13, 1828152 views

William Beveridge

William Beveridge was a British social reformer and economist who came into prominence for his 1942 Beveridge Report

BritishMarch 5, 1879167 views