How These 10 Famous People Changed Our World for Good

Simone de Beauvoir

Painting titled “Simone de Beauvoir: The Butterfly”. Source: Flickr

There are many lists of notable historic figures that have changed our world for the better – scientists, politicians, philosophers, ordinary people… This is a list that contains representatives of all those groups and others that have certainly made the world a better place.


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Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir was a lot more than just Sartre’s lover. She was one of the world’s first feminist theorists and wrote a number of works on feminist existentialism and sexuality. She criticised the idea that men were the ideal towards which women should aspire and was a strong proponent of the notion that gender was nothing but a social construct.

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