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List of famous female editors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female editors list contains the most prominent and top females known for being editors. There are thousand of females working as editors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic editors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a editor then the people below should give you inspiration.

List is made up of people like Emily Gould and Joani Blank.

While this isn't a list of all female editors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female editors?" and "Who are the best female editors?"
Arianna Huffington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Editors
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Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author and syndicated columnist. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. She was a popular conservative commentator in the mid-1990s, after which, in the 1990s, she became a liberal. She is the former spouse of former Republican ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Editors
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Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Kennedy Onassis was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. Five years later she married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis; they remained ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1929-1994)

Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States of America

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Kelly Killoren Bensimon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Editors
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Kelly Killoren Bensimon is an American former model, author, socialite and former editor of Elle Accessories. She has appeared on the Bravo television series The Real Housewives of New York City from seasons 2 to season 4. ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Rockford, Illinois, United States of America

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Anna Wintour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Editors
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Anna Wintour, OBE is the English editor-in-chief of American Vogue, a position she has held since 1988. In 2013, she became artistic director for Condé Nast, Vogue's publisher. With her trademark pageboy bob haircut and dark sunglasses, Wintour has become an important figure in much of the fashion ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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