Peacemakers Honor Roll


Submitted by Ray Jones (third installment)

For eminent distinction in character, valor, integrity, fortitude and altruism, these exemplary people are worthy of recognition for their convictions, determination, higher principles and intelligence with perseverance in conscience and dignity.–RJ

Hélder Câmara (1909–1999) – Brazil archbishop, liberation theologian, opponent of military dictatorship

Pierre Cérésole (1879–1945) – Swiss engineer, founder of International Voluntary Service for Peace (IVSP)

Cesar Chavez (1927-1993) – US farm worker labor leader and civil rights activist

William Sloane Coffin (1924–2006) – US cleric, anti-war activist, indicted for opposing draft

James Colaianni (born 1922) – author, publisher, first anti-Napalm organizer

Alex Comfort (1920-2000) – British pacifist and conscientious objector and author of The Joy of Sex

Rachel Corrie (1979–2003) – US activist for Palestinian human rights killed by Israeli bulldozer

Norman Cousins (1915–1990) – journalist, author, organizer, initiator

Dorothy Day (1897–1980) – US journalist, social activist, and co-founder of the Catholic Worker

David Dellinger (1915–2004) – US pacifist, organizer, anti-war leader indicted in Chicago 8 case

Lanza del Vasto (1901-1981) – Catholic philosopher, poet, artist, and nonviolent activist

Michael Denborough AM (1929-2014) – Australian medical researcher founded Nuclear Disarmament Party

Alma Dolens (1876–?) – Italian pacifist and suffragist

Élie Ducommun (1833–1906) – Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Peggy Duff (1910–1981) – peace activist, socialist, founder and first General Secretary of CND

Henry Dunant (1828–1910) – Founder of Red Cross, joint first Nobel peace laureate (with Frédéric Passy)

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) – Scientist, Nobel Prize laureate in physics

James G. Endicott (1898–1993) – Canadian, founded Canadian Peace Congress, opposed US war in Korea. Hedy Epstein (1924–2016) – US Jewish antiwar activist, Holocaust survivor, supported Palestinian rights.

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