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Famous Male Teachers

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

People include everyone from Johan Ferrier to Ruslan Sviridov.

While this isn't a list of all male teachers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male teachers?" and "Who are the best male teachers?"


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    Gene Simmons
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    Gene Simmons is an Israeli-born American rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, and television personality. Known by his stage persona The Demon, he is the bass guitarist/co-lead vocalist of Kiss, the rock band he co-founded in the early 1970s. With Kiss, Simmons ...more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Tirat Carmel, Israel
    • Profession: Bassist, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer, + more
    • Credits: Be Cool, Detroit Rock City, The Apprentice, The Runaway, The New Guy, + more
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    Rupert Boneham
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    Rupert Boneham is an American mentor for troubled teens, who became known to reality television audiences in 2003 as a contestant on Survivor: Pearl Islands where he placed 8th. He later appeared on the All Stars, Heroes vs. Villains, and Blood vs. Water seasons of Survivor, placing 4th, 6th, and 20th ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Teacher
    • Credits: Open Mic'rs
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    Pope Benedict XVI
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    Pope emeritus Benedict XVI served as pope of the Catholic Church from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict was elected on 19 April 2005 in a papal conclave following the death of Pope John Paul II and was inaugurated on 24 April 2005. Ordained as a priest in 1951 in his native Bavaria, Ratzinger ...more

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    • Age: age 88
    • Birthplace: Marktl, Germany
    • Profession: Priest, Pianist, Theologian, Professor, Author
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    Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. He was a spokesman for democracy, and embraced the principles of republicanism and the rights of the individual with worldwide influence. At the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1743-1826)
    • Birthplace: Shadwell, Virginia, USA
    • Profession: Statesman, Inventor, Author, Farmer, Architect, + more
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    Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE, known on stage as Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. He was principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band The Police from 1977 to 1983, before launching a solo ...more

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    • Age: age 64
    • Birthplace: Wallsend, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Dune, Bee Movie, Quadrophenia, + more
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    Tony Danza is an American actor known for starring on the TV series Taxi and Who's the Boss?, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award and four Golden Globe Awards. In 1998, Danza won the People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series for his work on the 1997 sitcom The ...more

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    • Age: age 64
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Talk show host, Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Crash, Taxi, Who's the Boss?, Don Jon, Angels in the Outfield, + more
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    Leonard Bernstein
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    Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive worldwide acclaim. According to music critic Donal Henahan, he was "one of the most prodigiously talented and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1918-1990)
    • Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist, Screenwriter, Author, + more
    • Credits: West Side Story, On the Waterfront, On the Town, Great Performances, The Making of West Side Story, + more
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    Lyndon B. Johnson
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    Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States, a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President. Johnson, a Democrat from Texas, served as a United States Representative from 1937 to 1949 and as a United States Senator from 1949 to 1961, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 65 (1908-1973)
    • Birthplace: Stonewall, Texas, USA
    • Profession: Politician, Teacher
    • Credits: We Were Soldiers, LBJ, The Sixties
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    Ludwig Wittgenstein
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    Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language. From 1929–1947, Wittgenstein taught at the University of Cambridge. During his lifetime he published just one slim ...more

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    • Age: Died at 62 (1889-1951)
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    • Profession: Architect, Philosopher, Teacher
    • Credits: Wittgenstein Tractatus, As from Afar
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    Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist. He lives in the Plum Village Monastery in the Dordogne region in the South of France, travelling internationally to give retreats and talks. He coined the term Engaged Buddhism in his book Vietnam: Lotus in a ...more

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    • Age: age 89
    • Birthplace: Vietnam
    • Profession: Pacifist, Poet, Monk, Writer, Teacher
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    Brendan Gleeson is an Irish actor. His best-known performances include supporting roles in films such as Braveheart, Gangs of New York, 28 Days Later, Troy, and the Harry Potter films and leading roles in films such as In Bruges, The Guard, and Calvary. He won an Emmy Award in 2009 for his portrayal of ...more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Teacher
    • Credits: Braveheart, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Gangs of New York, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I, + more
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    H. G. Wells
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    Herbert George Wells — known as H. G. Wells — was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games. He is now best remembered for his science fiction novels, and Wells is called a father of science fiction. His ...more

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    • Age: Died at 80 (1866-1946)
    • Birthplace: Bromley, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Journalist, Historian, Novelist, Writer, Teacher
    • Credits: Sleeper, The Time Machine, The Time Machine, H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man, + more
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    Howard Zinn was an American historian, author, playwright, and social activist. He was a political science professor at Boston University. Zinn wrote more than 20 books, including his best-selling and influential A People's History of the United States. Zinn described himself as "something of an ...more

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    • Age: Died at 88 (1922-2010)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Historian, Author, Writer, Playwright, Teacher
    • Credits: The American Ruling Class, Howard Zinn: You Can´t Be Neutral on a Moving Train, The People Speak, Sacco and Vanzetti, Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind, + more
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    Aiden Shaw is a British author, musician, model and former gay pornographic film actor.more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Harrow, London, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Pornographic actor, Fashion Model, Novelist, Singer, Teacher
    • Credits: Best Of The 1980's, Volume 1, Buddies, Pits & Playgrounds: Classic Sex Club Scenes, Chi Chi LaRue's Collection Vol. 2, + more
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    Charles Nelson Reilly
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    Charles Nelson Reilly was an American actor, comedian, director and drama teacher, known for his comedic roles in stages, films, children's television and cartoons, and as a game show panelist.more

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1931-2007)
    • Birthplace: South Bronx, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Theatre Director, Comedian, Actor, Voice acting, + more
    • Credits: All Dogs Go to Heaven, An All Dogs Christmas Carol, The Pink Panther Show, Millennium, A Face in the Crowd, + more
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    Robby Benson
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    Robby Benson is an American film and television actor, television director, educator and singer.more

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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA
    • Profession: Television director, Educator, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more
    • Credits: Friends, Beauty and the Beast, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Wait Until Dark, + more
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    Erich Wolf Segal was an American author, screenwriter, and educator. He was best known for writing the novel Love Story, a best-seller, and writing the motion picture of the same name, which was a major hit.more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1937-2010)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Professor, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Writer, + more
    • Credits: Yellow Submarine, Love Story, Masoom, Oliver's Story, The Games, + more
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    Dmitri Shostakovich
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    Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich was a Russian composer and pianist, and a prominent figure of 20th-century music. Shostakovich achieved fame in the Soviet Union under the patronage of Soviet chief of staff Mikhail Tukhachevsky, but later had a complex and difficult relationship with the government.more

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    • Age: Died at 69 (1906-1975)
    • Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
    • Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist, Composer, Teacher
    • Credits: Battleship Potemkin, Hamlet, Wit, Histoire(s) du cinéma, King Lear, + more
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    Wynton Marsalis
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    Wynton Marsalis is a nominee of 2013 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Feature Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast.more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Music Educator, Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader, + more
    • Credits: Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?, Unforgivable Blackness, Tune in Tomorrow, The N-Word, On the Shoulders of Giants, + more
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    Tom Lehrer
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    Thomas Andrew Lehrer is an American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist, and mathematician. He has lectured on mathematics and musical theater. He is best known for the pithy, humorous songs he recorded in the 1950s and '60s. His work often parodies popular song forms, though he usually creates ...more

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    • Age: age 87
    • Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more
    • Profession: Mathematician, Songwriter, Pianist, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, + more
    • Credits: The Frost Report, A Gathering of Eagles
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