Europe

The Europe region is composed of:

Heroes from the Europe region include:

Peter Benenson
Country: Great Britain
Cause details: Creation of the human rights organisation Amnesty International
Winston Churchill
Country: Great Britain
Cause details: Defeat of European fascism in the Second World War
Michael Collins
Country: Ireland
Cause details: Liberation of Ireland from British rule
Charles de Gaulle
Country: France
Cause details: Liberation of France and defeat of European fascism in the Second World War. Post-war governance of France
Vaclav Havel
Country: Czech Republic
Cause details: Liberation of Czechoslovakia from communist regime
Emmeline Pankhurst
Country: Great Britain
Cause details: Equal voting rights for women
John Rabe
Country: Germany, China
Cause details: The rescue of more than 250,000 Chinese from slaughter during the 'Rape of Nanking'
Andrei Sakharov
Country: Former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR - Soviet Union)
Cause details: Nuclear disarmament, and freedom of speech and thought in the former Soviet Union
Albert Schweitzer
Country: Germany, Africa
Cause details: Reverence for life
Claus von Stauffenberg
Country: Germany
Cause details: Assassination of German dictator Adolf Hitler and the ending of his Nazi regime