People include everyone from Jesus Christ to Zechariah.
While this isn't a list of all male prophets, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male prophets in the world?" and "Who are the best male prophets?"
The most notable male prophets in history and today are shown below. Enjoy this list of well-known, leading male prophets. If you want to share these historic male prophets you can use one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page.
Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God. Christianity regards Jesus as the awaited Messiah of the Old Testament and refers to him as Jesus Christ, a name that is also used in ...more
Profession: Carpenter, Prophet, Preacher
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Paul the Apostle, originally known as Saul of Tarsus, was an apostle who taught the gospel of Christ to the first-century world. He is generally considered one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age. In the mid-30s to the mid-50s, he founded several churches in Asia Minor and Europe. ...more
Birthplace: Tarsus, Turkey
Profession: Missionary, Prophet, Tentmaker, Writersee more on Paul the Apostle
Muhammad, full name Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāshim, from Mecca, unified Arabia into a single religious polity under Islam. Believed by Muslims and Bahá'ís to be a prophet and messenger of God, Muhammad is almost universally considered by Muslims as the last ...more
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Profession: Merchant, Prophetsee more on Muhammad
Moses was, according to the Hebrew Bible, a former Egyptian prince later turned prophet, religious leader and lawgiver, to whom the authorship of the Torah is traditionally attributed. Also called Moshe Rabbenu in Hebrew, he is the most important prophet in Judaism. He is also an important prophet ...more
Birthplace: Land of Goshen
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In Abrahamic religions, Noah, or Noé or Noach, was the tenth and last of the pre-flood Patriarchs. The story of Noah's Ark is told in the Torah in the Genesis flood narrative. The biblical account is followed by the story of the curse of Canaan. Besides the Book of Genesis, Noah is also mentioned in ...more
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Ibrahim, known as Abraham in the Old Testament, is recognized in Islam as a prophet and apostle of God and patriarch of many peoples. ...more
Profession: Prophetsee more on Abraham
John the Baptist was an itinerant preacher and a major religious figure in Christianity, Islam, the Bahá'í Faith, and Mandaeism. John is described as having the unique practice of baptism for the forgiveness of sins. Most scholars agree that John baptized Jesus. Scholars generally believe Jesus was ...more
Birthplace: Herodian kingdom
Profession: Prophetsee more on John the Baptist
Zechariah was a person in the Hebrew Bible and traditionally considered the author of the Book of Zechariah, the eleventh of the Twelve Minor Prophets. He was a prophet of the two-tribe Kingdom of Judah, and like Ezekiel was of priestly extraction. ...more
Profession: Prophetsee more on Zechariah