Shirin Ebadi - 2004

16 Oct 2004

Nobel Prize winning Iranian political activist, lawyer, human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran.

Vartan Gregorian - 2000

16 Nov 2000

American academic, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York and former president of the New York Public Library.

Cicely Saunders - 1997

28 Oct 1997

English nurse who founded the first modern hospice and was responsible for establishing the discipline and the culture of palliative care.

John Horgan - 1997

21 Jan 1997

American science journalist and author of The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Science in the Twilight of the Scientific Age.

Bernard Kouchner - 1996

4 Nov 1996

French politician, diplomat and doctor, who co-founded the Nobel peace prize-winning Médecins Sans Frontières.

David Akers-Jones - 1994

22 Sep 1994

British colonial administrator who served as the Chief Secretary of Hong Kong and Acting Governor of Hong Kong during the 1980s.

Jacques Attali - 1993

5 Mar 1993

French economic and social theorist, writer, political adviser and senior civil servant and leader in microfinance.

Ralf Dahrendorf - 1981

23 Mar 1981

German-British sociologist, philosopher, political scientist and politician and a leading expert on class divisions in modern society.

Arnold Toynbee - 1961

12 Jan 1961

British historian, considered one of the mid–20th century's most significant philosophers of history.


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