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

List ranges from Bill Cosby to Marshall McLuhan, plus much more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known educators to the lesser known educators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the educator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous educators ever?" and "What are the names of famous educators?" then you're in the right place. (984 items)
Bill Cosby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Educators
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William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. Cosby's start in stand-up began at the hungry i in San Francisco which was followed by landing a starring role in the 1960s show I Spy. During its first two seasons, he was a regular on the children's ...more

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Age: 79

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Musician, + more

Credits: The Cosby Show, Bill Cosby: Himself, Uptown Saturday Night, The Electric Company

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Newt Gingrich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Educators
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Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich is an American politician, historian, author and political consultant. He represented Georgia's 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1979 until his resignation in 1999, and served as the 58th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. ...more

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Age: 73

Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Educator, Historian, Film Producer, + more

Credits: The O'Reilly Factor, An Inconsistent Truth, Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed, Hold at All Costs: The Story of the Battle of Outpost Harry

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Charlie Korsmo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Educators
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Charles Randolph "Charlie" Korsmo is an American former child actor turned lawyer. ...more

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

Profession: Educator, Actor, Political Activist, Lawyer

Credits: Hook, Dick Tracy, Can't Hardly Wait, What About Bob?

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Will.i.am is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Educators
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Will.i.am is a winner of the 2013 Honorary Clio Award. ...more

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Age: 42

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Musician, + more

Credits: The Great Gatsby, Rio, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Freedom Writers

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