Betty Williams

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Birthday
22, 1943
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Irish human right's activist and nobel laureate who has worked to promote peaceful resolutions to the troubles in Northern Ireland.

Before Fame

She was raised in Belfast.

Trivia

She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976 for her work with the group Community of Peace People, which she co-founded after she witnessed the death of several children at the hands of a fugitive IRA member.

Family Life

She married James Perkins in 1982.

Associated With

She received the Nobel Peace Prize three years before Mother Teresa.