Nobel Prize winning Iranian political activist, lawyer, human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran.
American academic, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York and former president of the New York Public Library.
English nurse who founded the first modern hospice and was responsible for establishing the discipline and the culture of palliative care.
American science journalist and author of The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Science in the Twilight of the Scientific Age.
French politician, diplomat and doctor, who co-founded the Nobel peace prize-winning Médecins Sans Frontières.
British colonial administrator who served as the Chief Secretary of Hong Kong and Acting Governor of Hong Kong during the 1980s.
French economic and social theorist, writer, political adviser and senior civil servant and leader in microfinance.
German-British sociologist, philosopher, political scientist and politician and a leading expert on class divisions in modern society.
British historian, considered one of the mid–20th century's most significant philosophers of history.