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
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
3) Peace Heroes from Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
4) Peacemakers from My Hero
Biographies of Peacemakers
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
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
3) Jane Addams
4) Jane Addams from Women in History
5) Jane Addams – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
Emily Greene Balch: The First Quaker Nobel Peace Prize Winner by I. Abrams
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
3) Emily Green Balch: Peacemaker Hero
Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, National Archives and Records Administration
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
3) James Earl Carter, Jr. from Infoplease
4) James Earl Carter, Jr. from POTUS
5) James Earl Carter: Peacemaker Hero
6) Jimmy Carter
His Holiness The Dalai Lama from the The Government of Tibet in Exile
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
3) Dalai Lama and His Government in Exile by J.R. Stanmeyer
4) Dalai Lama on China, Hatred, and Optimism with R. Thurman for Mother Jones
5) His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet
6) His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
7) His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet from TibetNet
8) Dalai Lama: Winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Peace
9) Private Dalai Lama by R. Gluckman
10) Tenzin Gyatso: The 14th Dalai Lama from Lucid Interactive
Nickole's Home Page
'How one person can make a difference!'
Related Websites:
2) Nickole Evans: Peacemaker Hero
3) Nickole Evans
4) Nickole Evans at Your True Hero
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel from The Nobel Foundation
Learn about the Argentine advocate for peace.
Other Websites on Adolfo Pérez Esquivel:
2) Curriculum for PeaceJam with Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
3) Opening the Doors of Hope in the New Millennium by A.P. Esquivel at Letters to
Future Generations
4) Presentation by Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, June 5, 1998
Official Mahatma Gandhi eArchieve
This website contains writings, biography, and an autobiography.
Some Other Gandhi Websites:
2) Mahatma Gandhi: Freedom Hero
3) Mahatma Gandhi: His Life, Work, and Philosophy
4) Mahatma Gandhi: Indian Spiritual/Political Leader and Humanitarian from Lucid
5) Mahtma Gandhi: Peacemaker Hero
6) The Man - The Mahatma (Silver Award, 1999 ThinkQuest Internet Challenge)
7) Sacred Warrior by N. Mandela from Time
King Center
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
3) Martin Luther King, Jr. from The Seattle Times
4) Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project from Stanford University
5) Martin Luther King, Jr.: Peacemaker Hero
Ron Kovic
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
3) Heroism, the Vietnam War, and the Legacy of Peace by F. Shor, Amber Waves of
4) Ron Kovic: Peacemaker Hero
5) Sgt. Ron Kovic from Military Advantage, Inc.
Peacemaker: Máiread Corrigan Maguire from UlsterLink
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
3) Máiread Corrigan Maguire by J. Dear from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
4) Máiread Corrigan Maguire by J. Dear from The Peace People
5) Review of The Vision of Peace by Máiread Corrigan Maguire by F.P. Brinkman
Mandela Page from the African National Congress
Here you find a large collection of Mandela resources.
Other Websites on Nelson Mandela:
2) Facts On Nelson Mandela
3) Long Walk to Freedom
4) Long Walk of Nelson Mandela from PBS Frontline
5) Nelson Mandela from Time
6) Nelson Mandela: Freedom Hero
7) Nelson Mandela: Winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Peace
8) Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Rigoberta Menchú Tum from The Nobel Foundation
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
3) Interview with Rigoberta Menchú Tum by D. Engle & I. Suvanjieff
4) Rigoberta Menchú Tum
5) Rigoberta Menchú Tum: Peacemaker Hero
6) Rigoberta Menchú Tum Foundation (En Español)
7) Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Quiche Mayan
Yitzhak Rabin from Jewish Virtual Library
Here you find a biography of the Israeli leader.
Other Websites for Yitzhak Rabin:
2) Assassination and Funeral of Yitzhak Rabin from CNN
3) Yitzhak Rabin – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
4) Yitzhak Rabin: Peacemaker Hero
5) Yitzhak Rabin: Winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Peace
6) World Mourns the Loss of a Leader for Peace from Nando Times
Jose Ramos-Horta from PBS Online Newshour
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
3) Jose Ramos-Horta: Winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Peace
4) Profile: Jose Ramos Horta from Australian Broadcasting Corporation
5) Profile: Timor's Exiled Leader by J. Havely from BBC News
Oscar Arias Sanchez from The Nobel Foundation
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
3) Oscar Arias
4) Oscar Arias Sanchez from Latin America Trek
5) Oscar Arias Sanchez: Winner of the 1987 Nobel Prize in Peace
6) President Oscar Arias Sanchez from PeaceJam
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
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
3) Aung San Suu Kyi: Winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Peace
4) Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma by I. Abrams
5) Profile: Aung San Suu Kyi from BBC News
6) 'You Could Start by Convincing a Friend', Interview from the Shambala Sun
International Albert Schweitzer Foundation
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
3) Albert Schweitzer: Philosopher, Physician & Humanitarian 1875 - 1965 from Lucid
4) Albert Schweitzer: Winner of the 1952 Nobel Prize in Peace
5) Albert Schweitzer – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
6) Animals, Nature and Albert Schweitzer
Looking Back: Samantha Smith, the Girl Who Went to the Soviet Union
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
3) Samantha Smith by by M. Bush from Can Do! People
4) Samantha Smith: America's Youngest Ambassador at Suite 101
5) Samantha Smith Story from The Eighties Club
Mother Teresa
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
3) Mother Teresa
4) Mother Teresa 1910 - 1997
5) Mother Teresa, Missionaries of Charity, Order of Mother Theresa
6) Mother Teresa: Winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Peace
Desmond Tutu from The Nobel Foundation
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
3) Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu
4) Curriculum for PeaceJam with Archbishop Desmond Tutu
5) Desmond Tutu by M. Landis at Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
6) Desmond Mpilo Tutu: Winner of the 1984 Nobel Prize in Peace
7) Profile of Archbishop Desmond Tutu from BBC News
Bertha Felicie Sophie von Suttner – Biography from The Nobel Foundation
This is the site of a biography of the 1905 Nobel Prize winner.
Related Websites:
2) Baroness Bertha Sophie Felicity von Suttner
3) Baroness Bertha Felicie Sophie von Suttner
4) Bertha Felicie Sophie von Suttner
Curriculum for PeaceJam with Betty Williams
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
3) Betty Williams
4) Nobel Lecture by Betty Williams
Jody Williams - International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) Ambassador
This is the website for the Nobel Laureate and her work toward banning land mines.
Related Websites:
2) Curriculum for PeaceJam with Jody Williams
3) Interview with Jody Williams, February 4, 1999
4) Jody Williams: Winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Peace
5) Jody Williams: The Woman Who Waged War on Land Mines from CNN
6) Nobel Lecture by Jody Williams from The Nobel Foundation and
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