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1) Nansen, Fridtjof. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Norwegian arctic explorer, scientist, statesman, and humanitarian. The diversity of Nansen's interests is shown in his writings, which include Eskimo Life (1893),...

2) Schoelcher, Victor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French humanitarian and statesman. Long involved in the abolition movement, he presided (1848) over a commission that secured the abolition of slavery in French territory....

3) Wilberforce, William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British politician and humanitarian. He was elected to Parliament in 1780 and during the campaign formed a lifelong friendship with William Pitt, whose measures he...

4) Barton, Clara. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American humanitarian, organizer of the American Red Cross, b. North Oxford (now Oxford), Mass. She taught school (1839-54) and clerked in the U.S. Patent Office...

5) Krauskopf, Joseph. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American rabbi and humanitarian, b. Prussia. He went to the United States in 1872, enrolling (1875) in the first class of the Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, and...

6) Perez Esquivel, Adolpho. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Argentine sculptor, architect, and humanitarian. A professor at the Argentine National School of Fine Arts, he resigned (1974) to become head of Peace and Justice,...

7) Roosevelt, Eleanor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American humanitarian, b. New York City. The daughter of Elliott Roosevelt and niece of Theodore Roosevelt, she was an active worker in social causes before she married...

8) Stowe, Harriet Beecher. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Harriet Beecher, 1811-96, American novelist and humanitarian, b. Litchfield, Conn. With her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, she stirred the conscience of Americans concerning...

9) Besant, Sir Walter. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English novelist and humanitarian, grad. Christ's College, Cambridge, 1859. He taught at the Royal College of Mauritius from 1861 to 1867. After his return to England...

10) Zweig, Stefan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Austrian biographer, poet, and novelist. Born in Vienna of a well-to-do Jewish family, he was part of the humanitarian, pan-European cultural circle that included...

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