Hildegard Goss-Mayr


Hildegard Goss-Mayr born Vienna, Austria January 22, 1930. Nonviolent peacemaker; honorary president of International Fellowship of Reconciliation; trained nonviolent revolutionaries in Madagascar and Philippines, 1986. Awarded Kreisky Human Rights prize, 1979; recipient Niwano Peace Prize, 1991; Nobel Prize nominee: 1979, 1987, 1995.


"If I continue to live, I must give my life so that violence may be conquered." (Levellers blog, Dec. 27, 2006; photo http://bit.ly/AxTSag)