Writers, scientists, and social activists in the past and present have and continue to have a great influence on the protection of civil rights and freedoms. Voltaire had a great influence on her among the national leaders of Russia, Prussia and Austria; Nurse Well behaved women rarely make history poster. J. S. Mill can be considered the father of free thought. Their views are reflected in the Declaration of Independence, and in the American Constitution and Constitution Amendment. G. Washington, B. Franklin, Thomas Jefferson were fighters for personal freedom even though they had not yet freed the black slaves of America. Among the uncompromising fighters for freedom and individual freedom are: Lev Tolstoi, Rabindranat Tagor, Bertrand Russell, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Andrey Sakharov.