List of Famous Blacksmiths People
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List of Famous Blacksmiths

List of famous blacksmiths, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top blacksmiths in the world? This includes the most prominent blacksmiths, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable blacksmiths is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic blacksmiths were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned blacksmiths.

Items include everything from Thomas Davenport to Aaron Kitchell.

From reputable, prominent, and well known blacksmiths to the lesser known blacksmiths of today, these are some of the best professionals in the blacksmith field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous blacksmiths ever?" and "What are the names of famous blacksmiths?" then you're in the right place. (18 items)
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    about... Born: 1744
    Age: Died at 76 (1744-1820)
    Birthplace: Hanover, New Jersey, United States of America
    Profession: Blacksmith, Politician
    Died: 1820
    Place Of Death: Hanover, New Jersey, United States of America
  2. 2
    about... Born: 1921
    Age: Died at 59 (1921-1980)
    Birthplace: Valdosta, Georgia, United States of America
    Profession: Blacksmith, Author
    Institution: Emory University
    Died: 1980
    Cause Of Death: Myocardial infarction
    Place Of Death: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
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    Alexander Hamilton Willard

    about... Born: 1777
    Age: Died at 88 (1777-1865)
    Birthplace: Charlestown, New Hampshire, United States of America
    Profession: Blacksmith
    Died: 1865
    Place Of Death: California, United States of America
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    Anthony Abbing

    about... Born: 1870
    Age: Died at 42 (1870-1912)
    Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
    Profession: Blacksmith
    Died: 1912
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    Ben Lilly

    about... Born: 1856
    Age: Died at 80 (1856-1936)
    Birthplace: Alabama, United States of America
    Profession: Big-game hunter, Blacksmith
    Died: 1936
    Place Of Death: Silver City, New Mexico, United States of America
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    Chester Hogan

    about... Born: 1885
    Profession: Blacksmith

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