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List of Famous Cowboys

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List of famous cowboys, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top cowboys in the world? This includes the most prominent cowboys, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable cowboys is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic cowboys 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 cowboys.

List contains items like Will Rogers and John Wesley Hardin.

From reputable, prominent, and well known cowboys to the lesser known cowboys of today, these are some of the best professionals in the cowboy field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous cowboys ever?" and "What are the names of famous cowboys?" then you're in the right place. (18 items)
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    Ab Saunders

    Born: 1851
    Birthplace: Henry County, Mount Pleasant, United States of America, United States, with Territories, DVD Region 1 + 1 more
    Profession: Gunfighter, Cowboy
    Place Of Death: San Francisco Peninsula, Northern California, California, Contiguous United States, San Francisco Bay Area + 5 more
    Date Of Death: 1883
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    Alexander Spotswood

    Born: 1676
    Birthplace: English Tangier
    Nationality: United States of America, United Kingdom
    Profession: Cowboy
    Place Of Death: Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Maryland + 1 more
    Date Of Death: 1740
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    Born: 1859
    Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York + 3 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Cowboy
    Cause Of Death: Firearm, Gunshot
    Place Of Death: Fort Sumner, New Mexico, De Baca County, United States of America, United States, with Territories + 1 more
    Date Of Death: 1881
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    Born: 1947
    Birthplace: Area codes 234 and 330, Northwest Territory, Ohio, Area code 330, Area code 234 + 4 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Pilot, Cowboy, Professor, Novelist, Military Officer + 3 more
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    Donald "Shorty" Shea

    Born: 1933
    Birthplace: California, Contiguous United States, United States of America, DVD Region 1, Continental United States
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Cowboy, Stunt Performer
    Place Of Death: Los Angeles, Ventura County, California, Chatsworth, Contiguous United States + 5 more
    Date Of Death: 1969
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