10 Most Famous Humanitarians That The World Has Gifted Us

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These days, the most common word you hear is, is humanity exits still? If you peek into these humanitarians, you will get the answer. They strove hard and sacrificed their lives for the welfare of others. Here are the most famous humanitarians that the world has gifted us.


10. Abraham Lincoln


One doesn’t need any introduction about this great personality. He considered humanity as wide as the world which is clearly understandable with his statement “Government of the people, for the people by the people.”


9. Mahatma Gandhi


Well there is no one who doesn’t know Mahatma Gandhi because without his photo you won’t see any Indian currency note. There are so many freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh, Alluri sita rama raju, Subhash Chandra bose and many other who sacrificed their lives to get freedom for India. There is one man who stood against violence acts by following non-violence. This man gave freedom to the country by following non-violence.


8. Desmond Tutu


He is one of the greatest Elderly men that South Africa has known and is recognized world-wide for his peace bringing,absolutely sincere nature, kind hearted and the man is an ArchBishop.


7. Michael Jackson


The King of Pop, the only one in the world has dedicated millions to help famine victims in Africa and to build homes for children, he created generational children’s trust funds, and did more good for the world centered around children’s lives for the better than anybody else has done.


6. Angelina Jolie


Angelina Jolie who has been named as one of the “most beautiful women” in the world is not only beautiful by looks but by heart too. With her husband Brad Pitt, she has established “The Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation” in 2006 to assist with humanitarian crises worldwide. Couple has donated $1 million to Doctors without Borders and Global Action for Children. She is also fighting against poverty all over the world.


5. Oprah Winfrey


She is the world’s richest women but her heart is bigger than her wealth. She built a support school for girls in South Africa. She funded the entire education institution. In this day and age, nobody would even provide a street sleeper with a new cardboard upon seeing the torn and tattered one over their head, let alone build a school in support for deserving girls outside of her own country.


4. Martin Luther King Jr.


Without Martin Luther king Jr. And without the movement he has managed to steer into a race free America In those years of action, there probably would have been the same amount of slavery and hatred to African Americans today. He changed thousands of African Americans that they are privileged to have today in modern America. He was an Activist, humanitarian, baptist Minister and the best domineering leader of the African-American Civli Rights Movement.


3. Princess Diana


There are people who treat others low when they get power and status.  But Diana is the real queen and princess that she treats everyone equally. She has helped famine victims all over Africa and throughout the world.


2. Mother Teresa


The woman who is remembered for ever also the true incarnation of humanness. She stood for the humanity and fed more mouths and stomachs.


1. Nelson Mandela



He is called the “Black jesus” by South Africans. One thing South Africa would owe him is the fact that FREEDOM is only possible because of his unstoppable movement, no matter how many lives lost, disrespect, how many years spent in prison, loss of dignity, the beatings, he did whatever needed to be done. A movie called “The Long Walk To Freedom” was made in dedication to his life has been produced and South Africa’s currency has his face on it too.


If you feel any other person who is so humanitarian that deserves to be in the top 10 list, please share us in the comments.

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Pavani Bharathula
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