Atheist Activist and Educator: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-Dutch feminist and atheist activist, writer and politician who is known for her views critical of Islam.
Created On: Jan 2, 2013 13:07 IST
Modified On: Jan 2, 2013 17:53 IST

Born: Ayaan Hirsi Magan13 November 1969 (age 43)Mogadishu, Somalia
Nationality:Dutch
Alma mater:Leiden University (MSc)De Horst Institute (P)
Occupation: Politician, writer
Known for: Submissionanti-circumcisionanti-female genital mutilationInfidelanti-sharia law.
Influenced by: John Stuart Mill, Friedrich Hayek, Simone de Beauvoir, Karl Popper, Herman Philipse, John Locke
Political party: 2001–2002: Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA) (Labour Party)2002–present Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie (VVD) (People's Party for Freedom and Democracy)
Religion: None (atheist)
Spouse(s):Niall Ferguson