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List of famous male prophets, featuring bios and photos when available. This male prophets list contains the most prominent and top males known for being prophets. The male prophets of note are listed by their level of prominence, and you can be sorted by various bits of information like date of birth or birthplace. There are thousand of males working as prophets in the world, but this list highlights only the notable ones.

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 Christ is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Prophets
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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

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Birthplace: Judea

Profession: Carpenter, Prophet, Preacher

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Paul the Apostle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Prophets
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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

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Birthplace: Tarsus, Turkey

Profession: Missionary, Prophet, Tentmaker, Writer

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#38 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Prophets
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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

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Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Profession: Merchant, Prophet

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#6 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Moses is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Prophets
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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

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Birthplace: Land of Goshen

Profession: Prophet

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#2 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#16 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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