|Died||17 March 2020 (aged 76)|
Belfast, Northern Ireland
|Known for||Community of Peace People|
|Spouse(s)||Ralph Williams, James Perkins|
|Awards||Nobel Peace Prize, 1976|
Betty Williams (22 May 1943 – 17 March 2020) was a Northern Irish 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, who also co-founded the organization.
Williams died on 17 March 2020 in Belfast at the age of 76.
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- Nobel Committee information on 1976 Peace Laureates Archived 2004-08-03 at the Wayback Machine
- Short biography Archived 2013-01-28 at the Wayback Machine
- Peace People in Northern Ireland – a socialist position