Founder of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, a non–profit charitable organization that promotes critical thinking, science-based education, and evidence–based understanding of the world.Richard Dawkins has produced several documentaries, including Root of all Evil? Margaret Downey (1950–): an atheist activist who is the current President of Atheist Alliance International.
Ever wonder if somebody famous is an atheist or not?
Well, you’ve come to the right place to (hopefully) find out.
This is an extremely long list that amalgamates all the atheist lists from the Famous Atheists submenu pages.
Category titles (center aligned) are also links to their respective category pages.
Christopher Fisher (1967–): American psychiatrist, philosopher and former Buddhist Monk.
Professor of Philosophy and Buddhist Studies at Chiang Mai University and Adjunct Professor at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University in Chiang Mai Thailand. Fisher has been the poster boy for removing mysticism and teaching “the pure teaching” of truth and reality in Buddhism as a philosophy and a way of life. Fishers teachings ask everyone to examine their own beliefs with doubt until they reach the truth building on the teachings of Siddhārtha Gautama (The Buddha) “Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Annie Laurie Gaylor (1955–): co-founder of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and, with her husband Dan Barker, is the current co-president.
Hemant Mehta (c.1983–): Author of I Sold My Soul on e Bay, chair of the Secular Student Alliance and author of the blog Friendly Moore (1927–1963): Postal worker and Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) member who staged lone protests against racial segregation. Michael Newdow (1953–): American physician and attorney, who sued a school district on the grounds that its requirement that children recite the U. Pledge of Allegiance, containing the words “under God”, breached the separation-of-church-and-state provision in the establishment clause of the United States Constitution.
Michael Nugent (1961-): Irish writer and activist, chairperson of Atheist Ireland.
Saraswathi Gora (1912–2006): Indian social activist, wife of Gora and leader of the Atheist Centre for many years, campaigning against untouchability and the caste system.
John William Gott (1866–1922): English trouser salesman and leader of the Freethought Socialist League, the last person in Britain to be sent to prison for blasphemy.
William Montgomery Brown (1855–1937): Episcopal bishop and Communist author.