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List of famous male professors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male professors list contains the most prominent and top males known for being professors. There are thousand of males working as professors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic professors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a professor then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male professors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male professors?" and "Who are the best male professors?"
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Professors
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Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama served as a U.S. Senator representing the state of Illinois from January 2005 to November 2008, when he ...more

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Age: 55

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Author, Law professor, Writer, Lawyer

Credits: By The People: The Election of Barack Obama, 60 Minutes, Mistaken for Strangers, Senator Obama Goes to Africa

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Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Professors
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William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Previously, he served as Governor of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992, and the state's Attorney General from 1977 to 1979. A member of the Democratic Party, ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, United States of America

Profession: Statesman, Politician, Author, Lawyer, Teacher

Credits: Fire in the Blood, The Final Days, The Last Party, Of Civil Wrongs & Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story

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James Franco is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Professors
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James Edward Franco is an American actor, filmmaker, and teacher. His first prominent acting role was the lead character Daniel Desario on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks. He later played the title character in the TV biographical film James Dean, for which he won a ...more

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Screenwriter, Film Editor, Author, + more

Credits: 127 Hours, Spider-Man, This Is the End, Spider-Man 2

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#81 on The Best Actors Working Today

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Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Professors
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Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1879-1955)

Birthplace: Ulm, Germany

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Theoretical Physicist, Author, + more

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#3 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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