Dr. Tom Stockmann - This scientist and physician becomes embroiled in a bitter conflict with his brother and ultimately with the entire town over a controversy surrounding the safety of the town's water system.
Mayor Peter Stockmann - This is the community leader of the town where he and his younger brother live.
Catherine Stockmann - This wife of the protagonist loves and supports her husband but fears that his outspokenness about the town's water supply with eventually harm her family.
Hovstad - This is the editor of the town's liberal newspaper.
Aslaksen - This character owns the small printing business that prints the town's liberal newspaper.
Billing - This is an associate editor of the town's liberal newspaper and is exposed as a hypocrite when it is discovered that he has applied for the position of Secretary of the Magistrate.
Petra Stockmann - This school teacher...
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