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

List is made up of people like Theodore Roosevelt and Ansel Adams.

From reputable, prominent, and well known conservationists to the lesser known conservationists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the conservationist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous conservationists ever?" and "What are the names of famous conservationists?" then you're in the right place. 
Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Conservationists
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Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt Jr. was an American politician, author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian who served as the 26th President of the United States. He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the Progressive Party insurgency of 1912. He is known for his exuberant ...more

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Age: Died at 61 (1858-1919)

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, + more

Profession: Statesman, Politician, Police officer, Historian, Polymath, + more

Credits: Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation, President McKinley Inauguration

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#12 on The Most Important Military Leaders In US History

#46 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#5 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

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

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Steve Irwin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Conservationists
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Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin, nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series which he co-hosted ...more

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Age: Died at 44 (1962-2006)

Birthplace: Essendon, Australia

Profession: Conservationist, Actor, Zoologist, Voice acting, Naturalist, + more

Credits: The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course, The Crocodile Hunter Diaries, Ocean's Deadliest, The Crocodile Hunter

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#14 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#60 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

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William Holden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Conservationists
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William Holden was an American actor, who was one of the biggest box office draws of the 1950s. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1953 for his role in Stalag 17, and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor for his role in the 1973 television film The Blue Knight. Holden starred in ...more

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Age: Died at 63 (1918-1981)

Birthplace: O'Fallon, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Conservationist, Actor

Credits: The Bridge on the River Kwai, Sunset Blvd, Network, The Wild Bunch

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#97 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

#59 on The Greatest Western Movie Stars

#37 on The Best Actors to Ever Win Best Actor in a Leading Role

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Rachel Carson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Conservationists
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Rachel Louise Carson was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, and became a full-time nature writer ...more

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Age: Died at 57 (1907-1964)

Birthplace: Springdale, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Marine biologist, Biologist, Conservationist, Author, Essayist, + more

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#54 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

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

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