The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation


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Amte, Murlidhar Devidas

Popularly known as “Baba (Father) Amte”, he is one of the greatest social reformers of India who gave his lucrative career as lawyer for social service and humanitarian work for the neglected peoples of India – and dedicated his entire life to the care and rehabilitation of leprosy patients

Aquino, Corazon Cojuangco

A simple housewife who became a widow and a symbol of a popular and peaceful revolution that deposed a tyrant; a reluctant but brave political candidate who became the 11th President of the Republic of the Philippines and an icon of nonviolent democratic aspiration the world over