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Famous Female Evangelists

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

Women evangelists here include everyone from Carletha CeCe Cole to Sheila Walsh. 

While this isn't a list of all female evangelists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female evangelists?" and "Who are the best female evangelists?"
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    Aimee Elizabeth Semple McPherson (née Kennedy; October 9, 1890 – September 27, 1944), also known as Sister Aimee or simply Sister, was a Canadian-American Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s, famous for founding the Foursquare Church. McPherson has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media, because she used radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment in North America and incorporated other forms into her weekly sermons at Angelus Temple, one of the first megachurches.In her time she was the most publicized Protestant evangelist, surpassing Billy Sunday and her other predecessors. She conducted public faith healing demonstrations before...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 53 (1890-1944)
    • Birthplace: Canada, Oxford County, South-West Oxford, Ontario, Americas
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    Tammy Faye

    Tamara Faye Messner (née LaValley, formerly Bakker; March 7, 1942 – July 20, 2007) was an American Christian singer, evangelist, entrepreneur, author, talk show host, and television personality. She initially gained notice for her work with The PTL Club, a televangelist program she co-founded with her then-husband Jim Bakker in 1974. Prior to founding The PTL Club, they had hosted their own puppet show series for local programming in Minnesota in the early 1970s, and Messner also had a career as a recording artist. In 1978, she and Bakker built Heritage USA, a Christian theme park.Messner would garner significant publicity when Jim Bakker was indicted, convicted, and imprisoned on numerous...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 65 (1942-2007)
    • Birthplace: International Falls, Minnesota, United States of America

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    Juanita Bynum is an American Pentecostal televangelist, author, actress and gospel singer....  more
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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    Kathryn Kuhlman (May 9, 1907 – February 20, 1976) was an American evangelist known for hosting healing services....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 68 (1907-1976)
    • Birthplace: Concordia, Missouri