READ Famous Male Clergymen

2.9k views 31 items

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

List is made up of a variety of people, including Paul Sabatier and Mel White.

While this isn't a list of all male clergymans, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male clergymans?" and "Who are the best male clergymans?"
Lewis Carroll is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Clergymen
Photo:  adoc-photos/Getty Images

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem Jabberwocky, and the poem The Hunting of the Snark, all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 66 (1832-1898)

Birthplace: Daresbury, Widnes, United Kingdom

Also Ranked

#27 on The Best Writers of All Time

#17 on The Best Fantasy Authors

#65 on The Greatest Poets of All Time

#14 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

More Lewis Carroll

The Real Alice In Wonderland Was An 11-Year-Old Girl Lewis Carroll Had An Unusual Relationship With The Best Lewis Carroll Quotes
Mel White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Clergymen
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/CC-BY

James Melville "Mel" White is an American clergyman and author. White was a behind-the-scenes member of the Evangelical Protestant movement through the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, writing film and television specials and ghostwriting auto-biographies for televangelists such as Jerry Falwell, and Billy Graham. After years of writing for the Christian right, he came out as gay in 1994. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 77

Birthplace: Santa Clara, California, USA

see more on Mel White
Phillips Brooks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Clergymen
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

Phillips Brooks was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church and briefly Bishop of Massachusetts, and particularly remembered as lyricist of the Christmas hymn, "O Little Town of Bethlehem". In the Episcopal liturgical calendar he is remembered on January 23. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 58 (1835-1893)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

see more on Phillips Brooks
Hugh Price is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Clergymen
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/GNU Free Documentation License

Hugh Price was a Welsh lawyer and clergyman who was instrumental in the founding of Jesus College, Oxford. Price was born in Brecon, in mid-Wales, the son of a butcher named Rhys ap Rhys. He began his education either in Brecon or at Osney Abbey near Oxford. In any event he went on to study at the University of Oxford, receiving the degrees of BCL, BCnL and DCnL, completing the last of these in 1526. He was one of a group of judges who condemned James Bainham to death for heresy in 1532. He was later to become treasurer of St. David's Cathedral and prebendary of Rochester Cathedral, receiving both appointments in 1541. However, he does not seem to have spent much time in either of these ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 79 (1495-1574)

Birthplace: Brecon, United Kingdom

see more on Hugh Price