Betty Williams (nobel laureate)

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Betty Williams
Betty Williams, Women's World Awards 2009 a.jpg
Betty Williams in 2009
Born (1943-05-22) 22 May 1943 (age 75)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Known forCommunity of Peace People
Spouse(s)Ralph Williams, James Perkins
AwardsNobel Peace Prize, 1976

Betty Williams (born as Elisabeth Smyth, 22 May 1943) is a peace activist. She was born in Belfast. She started the organization "Community of Peace People", who worked toward getting peace in Northern Ireland. In 1976, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, together with Mairead Corrigan, wh also co-founded the organization.

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