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

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While this isn't a list of all male authors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male authors?" and "Who are the best male authors?"
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Authors
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Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama served as a U.S. Senator representing the state of Illinois from January 2005 to November 2008, when he ...more

Age: 55

Birthplace: Area code 808, Honolulu County, Hawaiian Islands, United States of America, United States, + more

Profession: Politician, Author, Writer, Lawyer

Credits: By The People: The Election of Barack Obama, 60 Minutes, Mistaken for Strangers, Senator Obama Goes to Africa

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#39 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#11 on The Most Iconic Celebrity First Names

#85 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

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Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Authors
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William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Previously, he served as Governor of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992, and the state's Attorney General from 1977 to 1979. A member of the Democratic Party, ...more

Age: 70

Birthplace: Hope, AR Micropolitan Statistical Area, Arkansas, Hempstead County, United States of America, + more

Profession: Statesman, Politician, Author, Lawyer, Teacher

Credits: Fire in the Blood, The Final Days, The Last Party, Of Civil Wrongs & Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story

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#2 on The Best U.S. Presidents in the Past 50 Years

#44 on The Celebrities You Most Want To See Play Survivor

#38 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#8 on The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents

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Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Authors
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Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1879-1955)

Birthplace: Ulm, Germany

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Theoretical Physicist, Author, + more

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#97 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#4 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#3 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#3 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Authors
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William James "Bill" O'Reilly, Jr. is an American television host, author, syndicated columnist, and political commentator. He is the host of the political commentary program The O'Reilly Factor on the Fox News Channel. During the late 1970s and 1980s, he worked as a news reporter for various local ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Television producer, Historian, Actor, + more

Credits: Inside Edition, The O'Reilly Factor, The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium: O'Reilly vs. Stewart 2012, Legends & Lies

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#30 on Guests You Hope to See on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

#56 on The Greatest Cricketers

#28 on Dream Presidential Debate Moderators

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