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

List is made up of many different people, including Albert Einstein and Basilis C. Xanthopoulos.

While this isn't a list of all male scientists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male scientists?" and "Who are the best male scientists?"
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Scientists
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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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#21 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

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#4 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#3 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Scientists
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Benjamin Franklin FRS was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American ...more

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Age: Died at 84 (1706-1790)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Statesman, Librarian, Politician, Diplomat, Musician, + more

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#49 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#10 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#1 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

#47 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Scientists
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Scientist and Inventor from United States of America. Educated in U.S.A. with M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing. Also holds Ph.D. and M.S. in Polymer and Chemical Engineering from University of Manchester, U.K., and B.S. and B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from University of Mumbai, India. Author of ...more

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Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Profession: Scientist

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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Scientists
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Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech, and both his mother and wife were deaf, ...more

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Age: Died at 75 (1847-1922)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Profession: Businessperson, Physicist, Entrepreneur, Professor, Inventor, + more

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#41 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#43 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#50 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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