major leaders of the nonviolence movement

  • 1828–1910, Leo Tolstoy (Russia);
  • 1869–1948, Mohandas Gandhi (the Indian continent);
  • 1890–1988, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (Pakistan and Afghanistan);
  • 1918–2013, Nelson Mandela (South Africa);
  • 1929–1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. (United States);
  • 1935–, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama (Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism);
  • 1945–, Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma);
  • 1997–, Malala Yousafzai (Afghanistan).
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