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List of Famous Monks

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

List items include Grigori Rasputin, Martin Luther and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known monks to the lesser known monks of today, these are some of the best professionals in the monk field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous monks ever?" and "What are the names of famous monks?" then you're in the right place. (46 items)
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    Dr. Kagyur T. Rinpoche Thakur

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    Fra Simone da Carnuli

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    Henry de Sully

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    Hermann Anton Gelinek 1709

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    Hugh II of Vermandois 1127

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    Isembert de Saintes

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    James of Aragon 1296

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    Losang Samten 1953

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    Matthieu Ricard 1946

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    Nestor the Chronicler 1056

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    Palden Gyatso 1933

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    Peter Colechurch

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    Ferréol of Uzès 530

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    Sarvajna

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    Tenzin Zopa 1975

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    Thich Quang Duc 1897

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    Tripurari Swami 1949

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