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25 Interesting And Strange Facts About Thomas Mooney

Thomas Joseph “Tom” Mooney was an American political activist and labor leader, who was convicted with Warren K. Billings of the San Francisco Preparedness Day Bombing of 1916. Believed by many to have been wrongly convicted of a crime he didn’t commit, Mooney served 22 years in prison before finally being pardoned in 1939. Take…

30 Strange And Interesting Facts About Jean Paul Sartre

Jean Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy and Marxism. Take a look below for 30 more strange and interesting facts…

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999, Time Magazine named Pankhurst one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating, “she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman, born Araminta Ross, was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some thirteen missions to rescue about seventy enslaved people, family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine was an English born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he authored the two most influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution and inspired the rebels in 1776 to declare independence from Britain. Take a look below for 30 more…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Rosario Dawson

Rosario Isabel Dawson, born May 9, 1979, is an American actress, producer, singer, comic book writer, and political activist. She made her feature movie debut in the 1995 independent drama Kids. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fascinating facts about Rosario Dawson. 1. For her role in Rent, Dawson won the Satellite…