Anti-apartheid activistDied when: 67 years 247 days (812 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Donald James Woods (15 December 1933 – 19 August 2001), was a South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist.As editor of the Daily Dispatch, he was known for befriending fellow activist Steve Biko, who was killed by the police after being detained by the South African government.
Woods continued his campaign against apartheid in London, and in 1978 became the first private citizen to address the United Nations Security Council.
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