John Daido Loori was a deeply realized and compassionate teacher of Zen who dedicated his life to helping others to live in equanimity and compassion.
Alan Turing changed the world not once, but twice. He altered the course of World War II by cracking codes and followed that up with groundbreaking work on computers.
Guy Môquet is a symbol of French resistance and national pride after being executed by the occupying Germans. His final letter to his family is remembered across France.
Lt. C. Carwood Lipton is a fictional character in the HBO series Band Of Brothers (he was based on a true person however).
Luis Soriano, a modest 38 year old teacher in La Gloria, Colombia, believes in the power of a book. He began his teaching career with a job reading to students, and soon realized that there was a critical education gap in the community.
Julia Hill is an environmental activist and motivational speaker whose call to adventure came with a car crash.
Together with his wife, Antonina and son, Ryszard, Jan Żabiński spent three years hiding Jews from the Nazis.
Pierre Marie-Benoît helped sneak 2,600 Jews out of occupied France during World War II.
When France was occupied by the Germans in 1940, Trocmé urged the villagers to side with God over government and give shelter to Jews. The entire village took up the struggle, always resisting without violence.