Biographies of Peacemakers

Here you find links to websites for a selected collection of 'Peacemakers.' This biography page is a companion section to the Peacemakers project at eduScapes 42explore. There you can find hundreds of other 42explore projects . . . or you can go directly to the Topic Index or Subject Index.
 
Index of Peacemaker Biographies
Heroines of Peace: The Nine Nobel Women from Nobel eMuseum
http://www.nobel.se/peace/articles/heroines/index.html#anchor37685
Here you find biographies of the nine women who have been awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.
Other Peacemaker Index Sites:
2) Learn About the Nobel Peace Laureates from PeaceJam
http://peacejam.org:8001/peacejam/laureates.shtml
3) Peace Heroes from Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
http://www.wagingpeace.org/hero/index2.html
4) Peacemakers from My Hero http://www.myhero.com/peacemakers/peacemakers_content.asp
 
Biographies of Peacemakers
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
http://www.uic.edu/jaddams/hull/hull_house.html
The Museum, owned and operated by the University of Illinois at Chicago, is a historic site and memorial to Jane Addams, her innovative settlement house programs and associates, and the neighborhood they served.
Related Websites:
2) Introduction to an Exhibit of Photographs of Jane Addams, Her Family, and Hull-House
http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/Exhibits/jane.addams/addams.index.htm
3) Jane Addams http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAaddams.htm
4) Jane Addams from Women in History http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/adda-jan.htm
5) Jane Addams – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1931/addams-bio.html
 
Emily Greene Balch: The First Quaker Nobel Peace Prize Winner by I. Abrams
http://www.irwinabrams.com/articles/balch.html
This essay on the third woman to win a Nobel Peace Price appeared in the December
1996 issue of Friends Journal.
Other Websites for Emily Greene Balch:
2) Emily Greene Balch – Biography from Nobel eMuseum
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1946/balch-bio.html
3) Emily Green Balch: Peacemaker Hero http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=emilybalch
 
Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.org/
This website has information about Jimmy Carter, his presidency, and career.
Other Carter Websites:
2) Biography of James Earl Carter (1924 -) from The American Revolution
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/jc39/about/jecbio.htm
3) James Earl Carter, Jr. from Infoplease http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0760623.html
4) James Earl Carter, Jr. from POTUS http://www.ipl.org/ref/POTUS/jecarter.html
5) James Earl Carter: Peacemaker Hero http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=j_carter
6) Jimmy Carter http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/jc39.html
 
His Holiness The Dalai Lama from the The Government of Tibet in Exile
http://www.tibet.com/DL/
This is a great site to begin research on the life and work of the Dalai Lama.
Other Links for the Dalai Lama:
2) 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso) – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1989/lama-bio.html
3) Dalai Lama and His Government in Exile by J.R. Stanmeyer
http://www.s2f.com/stanmeyer/dalai/dalai.html
4) Dalai Lama on China, Hatred, and Optimism with R. Thurman for Mother Jones
http://www.motherjones.com/mother_jones/ND97/thurman.html
5) His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet http://hhdl.dharmakara.net/
6) His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama http://www.dalailama.com/
7) His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet from TibetNet http://www.tibet.net/eng/hhdl/
8) Dalai Lama: Winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Peace http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1989a.html
9) Private Dalai Lama by R. Gluckman http://www.gluckman.com/DalaiLama.html
10) Tenzin Gyatso: The 14th Dalai Lama from Lucid Interactive
http://www.lucidcafe.com/library/96jul/dalailama.html
 
Nickole's Home Page
http://www.y2kyouth.org/nickole/
'How one person can make a difference!'
Related Websites:
2) Nickole Evans: Peacemaker Hero http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=NickoleEvans
3) Nickole Evans http://www.youthlink.org/us/council_members.php#nickole_evans
4) Nickole Evans at Your True Hero
http://www.yourtruehero.org/content/hero/view_hero.asp?14169
 
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1980/esquivel-bio.html
Learn about the Argentine advocate for peace.
Other Websites on Adolfo Pérez Esquivel:
2) Curriculum for PeaceJam with Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
http://peacejam.org:8001/peacejam/adolfo/
3) Opening the Doors of Hope in the New Millennium by A.P. Esquivel at Letters to
Future Generations http://www.unesco.org/opi2/lettres/TextAnglais/PEsquivelE.html
4) Presentation by Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, June 5, 1998
http://www.afsc.org/cuba/esquivle.htm
 
Official Mahatma Gandhi eArchieve
http://www.mahatma.org.in/
This website contains writings, biography, and an autobiography.
Some Other Gandhi Websites:
2) Mahatma Gandhi: Freedom Hero http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=gandhi_ul
3) Mahatma Gandhi: His Life, Work, and Philosophy http://www.mkgandhi.org/
4) Mahatma Gandhi: Indian Spiritual/Political Leader and Humanitarian from Lucid
Interactive http://www2.lucidcafe.com/lucidcafe/library/95oct/mkgandhi.html
5) Mahtma Gandhi: Peacemaker Hero http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=gandhi
6) The Man - The Mahatma (Silver Award, 1999 ThinkQuest Internet Challenge)
http://library.thinkquest.org/26523/main.htm
7) Sacred Warrior by N. Mandela from Time
http://www.time.com/time/time100/poc/magazine/the_sacred_warrior13a.html
 
King Center
http://www.thekingcenter.org/
The Center is dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of America’s greatest nonviolent movement for justice, equality and peace.
Other Websites for Dr. King:
2) Martin Luther King from eduScapes 42eXplore http://eduscapes.com/42explore/king.htm
3) Martin Luther King, Jr. from The Seattle Times http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/
4) Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project from Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu/group/King/
5) Martin Luther King, Jr.: Peacemaker Hero
http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=ml_king2
 
Ron Kovic
http://www.heroism.org/class/1970/kovic.html
Learn about the Vietnam veteran whose life was featured in the movie 'Born on the 4th of July.'
Other Websites About Ron Kovic:
2) Behind Colin Powell's Legend: A Warning by R. Parry & N. Solomon
http://www.consortiumnews.com/archive/colin1.html
3) Heroism, the Vietnam War, and the Legacy of Peace by F. Shor, Amber Waves of
Green http://awog.editthispage.com/stories/storyReader$32
4) Ron Kovic: Peacemaker Hero http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=kovic
5) Sgt. Ron Kovic from Military Advantage, Inc.
http://www.military.com/Content/MoreContent?file=ML_kovic_bkp
 
Peacemaker: Máiread Corrigan Maguire from UlsterLink
http://www.ulsterlink.com/article1014.html
Máiread Corrigan Maguire is a recipient of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's Distinguished Peace leadership Award, as well as a Nobel Prize for Peace.
Related Websites:
2) Curriculum for PeaceJam with Máiread Corrigan Maguire
http://peacejam.org:8001/peacejam/maguire/index.html
3) Máiread Corrigan Maguire by J. Dear from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
http://www.wagingpeace.org/hero/mairead_corrigan_maguire.html
4) Máiread Corrigan Maguire by J. Dear from The Peace People
http://www.peacepeople.com/MaireadByJohnDear.htm
5) Review of The Vision of Peace by Máiread Corrigan Maguire by F.P. Brinkman
http://www.peacecouncil.org/rpc2sp99.html#anchor795747
 
Mandela Page from the African National Congress
http://www.anc.org.za/people/mandela/
Here you find a large collection of Mandela resources.
Other Websites on Nelson Mandela:
2) Facts On Nelson Mandela http://www.facts.com/cd/b94314.htm
3) Long Walk to Freedom http://archives.obs-us.com/obs/english/books/Mandela/Mandela.html
4) Long Walk of Nelson Mandela from PBS Frontline
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/mandela/
5) Nelson Mandela from Time http://www.time.com/time/time100/leaders/profile/mandela.html
6) Nelson Mandela: Freedom Hero
http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=nelsonMandela
7) Nelson Mandela: Winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1993a.html
8) Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela http://www.anc.org.za/people/mandela.html
 
Rigoberta Menchú Tum from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1992/tum-bio.html
Over the years, Rigoberta Menchú has become widely known as a leading advocate of Indian rights and ethno-cultural reconciliation, not only in Guatemala but in the Western Hemisphere generally, and her work has earned her several international awards.
Other Websites for Rigoberta Menchú:
2) Interview with Rigoberta Menchú Tum from Global Vision
http://www.global-vision.org/interview/menchu.html
3) Interview with Rigoberta Menchú Tum by D. Engle & I. Suvanjieff
http://peacejam.org:8001/peacejam/tum/interview.html
4) Rigoberta Menchú Tum http://peacejam.org:8001/peacejam/tum/tum.html
5) Rigoberta Menchú Tum: Peacemaker Hero http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=r_menchu
6) Rigoberta Menchú Tum Foundation (En Español) http://www.rigobertamenchu.org/
7) Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Quiche Mayan http://www.indigenouspeople.org/natlit/menchu.htm
 
Yitzhak Rabin from Jewish Virtual Library
http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/biography/rabin.html
Here you find a biography of the Israeli leader.
Other Websites for Yitzhak Rabin:
2) Assassination and Funeral of Yitzhak Rabin from CNN
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9511/rabin/umbrella/
3) Yitzhak Rabin – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1994/rabin-bio.html
4) Yitzhak Rabin: Peacemaker Hero http://www.myhero.com/hero.asp?hero=Rabin
5) Yitzhak Rabin: Winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1994c.html
6) World Mourns the Loss of a Leader for Peace from Nando Times http://archive.nandotimes.com/newsroom/nt/morerabin.html
 
Jose Ramos-Horta from PBS Online Newshour
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/forum/october96/nobel_prize_10-25.html
At this site, the exiled East Timorese resistance leader and 1996 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, responds to viewer questions and comments.
Related Websites:
2) East Timor - Path to Peace http://www.caa.org.au/horizons/h20/horta.html
3) Jose Ramos-Horta: Winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1996b.html
4) Profile: Jose Ramos Horta from Australian Broadcasting Corporation
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/etimor/features/horta.htm
5) Profile: Timor's Exiled Leader by J. Havely from BBC News
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/special_report/1999/05/99/east_timor/newsid_378000/378959.stm
 
Oscar Arias Sanchez from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1987/arias-bio.html
Read the biography of the former President of Costa Rica, who orchestrated the peace process in the nations of Central America.
Related Websites:
2) Dr. Oscar Arias Sanchez http://www.arias.or.cr/fundador/bio-e.htm
3) Oscar Arias http://www.incostarica.net/docs/arias/
4) Oscar Arias Sanchez from Latin America Trek
http://www.worldtrek.org/odyssey/latinamerica/oscar/oscarbio.html
5) Oscar Arias Sanchez: Winner of the 1987 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1987a.html
6) President Oscar Arias Sanchez from PeaceJam
http://peacejam.org:8001/peacejam/html/oscar.html
 
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
http://www.dassk.com/
This is the website of the leader of the nonviolent movement for human rights and democracy in Burma (Myanmar), and Nobel laureate.
Related Websites:
2) Aung San Suu Kyi – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1991/kyi-bio.html
3) Aung San Suu Kyi: Winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1991a.html
4) Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma by I. Abrams
http://www.irwinabrams.com/books/excerpts/annual91.html
5) Profile: Aung San Suu Kyi from BBC News
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/asia-pacific/newsid_140000/140955.stm
6) 'You Could Start by Convincing a Friend', Interview from the Shambala Sun
http://danenet.wicip.org/fbc/assksun.html
 
International Albert Schweitzer Foundation
http://www.schweitzer.org/
This site focuses on the life and work of Dr. Albert Schweitzer, the humanitarian, theologian, missionary, organist, and medical doctor.
Additional Websites for Albert Schweitzer:
2) Albert Schweitzer Page http://www.pcisys.net/~jnf/
3) Albert Schweitzer: Philosopher, Physician & Humanitarian 1875 - 1965 from Lucid
Interactive http://www.lucidcafe.com/library/96jan/schweitzer.html
4) Albert Schweitzer: Winner of the 1952 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1952a.html
5) Albert Schweitzer – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1952/schweitzer-bio.html
6) Animals, Nature and Albert Schweitzer http://www.awionline.org/schweitzer/as-idx.htm
 
Looking Back: Samantha Smith, the Girl Who Went to the Soviet Union
http://wwwsmi.lkwash.wednet.edu/Samantha_Smith.htm
Think that one person cannot have an impact? This website is dedicated to Samantha’s memory and her message of peace to the world.
Additional Websites for Samantha Smith:
2) Samantha Smith by K.L. Demarest Mayer at Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
http://www.wagingpeace.org/hero/samantha_smith.html
3) Samantha Smith by by M. Bush from Can Do! People http://www.ucando.org/ssmith.html
4) Samantha Smith: America's Youngest Ambassador at Suite 101
http://suite101.com/article.cfm/history_for_children/17086
5) Samantha Smith Story from The Eighties Club http://eightiesclub.tripod.com/id107.htm
 
Mother Teresa
http://www.tisv.be/mt/indmt.htm
The website is on the life and work of Mother Theresa:
Other Websites for Mother Theresa:
2) Interview with Mother Teresa by E.W. Desmond for Time
http://www.servelec.net/mothertheresa.htm
3) Mother Teresa http://www.albanian.com/main/culture/famous/teresa.html
4) Mother Teresa 1910 - 1997
http://www.catholic.net/RCC/People/MotherTeresa/mother.html
5) Mother Teresa, Missionaries of Charity, Order of Mother Theresa
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/2960/mothert.htm
6) Mother Teresa: Winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1979a.html
 
Desmond Tutu from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1984/tutu-bio.html
This is the biography for 1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner, then Bishop Desmond Tutu and General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches.
Other Websites for Archbishop Desmond Tutu:
2) Archbishop Desmond Tutu, October 6, 1999 from PBS Online Newshour
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/africa/july-dec99/tutu_10-6.html
3) Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu http://sunsite.wits.ac.za/histp/tutu.htm
4) Curriculum for PeaceJam with Archbishop Desmond Tutu
http://peacejam.org:8001/peacejam/tutu/
5) Desmond Tutu by M. Landis at Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
http://www.wagingpeace.org/hero/desmond_tutu.html
6) Desmond Mpilo Tutu: Winner of the 1984 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1984a.html
7) Profile of Archbishop Desmond Tutu from BBC News
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/africa/newsid_142000/142334.stm
 
Bertha Felicie Sophie von Suttner – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1905/suttner-bio.html
This is the site of a biography of the 1905 Nobel Prize winner.
Related Websites:
2) Baroness Bertha Sophie Felicity von Suttner http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1905a.html
3) Baroness Bertha Felicie Sophie von Suttner http://www.pinn.net/~sunshine/whm2001/suttner.html
4) Bertha Felicie Sophie von Suttner
http://sunsite.bilkent.edu.tr/oldnobel/laureates/peace-1905-bio.html
 
Curriculum for PeaceJam with Betty Williams
http://peacejam.org:8001/peacejam/betty/
This website summarizes the youth workshop held with Nobel Laureate, Betty Williams.
Related Websites:
2) Betty Williams: Winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1976a.html
3) Betty Williams http://www.acs-england.co.uk/peaceprize/betty_williams.html
4) Nobel Lecture by Betty Williams http://gos.sbc.edu/w/bwilliams.html
 
Jody Williams - International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) Ambassador
http://www.icbl.org/amb/williams/
This is the website for the Nobel Laureate and her work toward banning land mines.
Related Websites:
2) Curriculum for PeaceJam with Jody Williams http://peacejam.org:8001/peacejam/jody/
3) Interview with Jody Williams, February 4, 1999
http://www.cdi.org/adm/1226/williams.html
4) Jody Williams: Winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Peace
http://almaz.com/nobel/peace/1997b.html
5) Jody Williams: The Woman Who Waged War on Land Mines from CNN
http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1997/nobel.prize/stories/williams.profile/
6) Nobel Lecture by Jody Williams from The Nobel Foundation
http://boes.org/coop/lmines/jodyw1.html and http://gos.sbc.edu/w/williams.html
 
  
 
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