Marie-Therese Danielsson


Marie-Thérèse Danielsson born Le Thillot, Vosges, France October 18, 1924 (d. 2003). Ethnologist; recipient of Right Livelihood Award for campaign against French nuclear tests in Polynesia, 1991; leader of WILPF Polynesia.


"There has been a gradual increase in French Polynesia of radiation-induced diseases such as leukemia, thyroid cancers and brain tumours." (Right Livelihood acceptance speech, Dec. 9, 1991; photo Right Livelihood)