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

List people include Bev Shipley, Howard Olson and more.

While this isn't a list of all male farmers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male farmers?" and "Who are the best male farmers?"
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Farmers
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George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the convention that drafted the United States Constitution, which replaced the Articles of Confederation and remains the supreme law of the land. Washington was unanimously elected President by the electors in both the 1788–1789 and 1792 elections. He oversaw the creation of a strong, well-financed national government that maintained neutrality in the French Revolutionary Wars, suppressed the Whiskey Rebellion, and won acceptance among Americans of all types. Washington ...more

Age: Died at 67 (1732-1799)

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

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Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Farmers
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James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician, author, and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. Carter, raised in rural Georgia, was a peanut farmer who served two terms as a Georgia State Senator, from 1963 to 1967, and one as the Governor of Georgia, from 1971 to 1975. He was elected President in 1976, defeating incumbent president Gerald Ford in a relatively close election, running as an outsider who promised truth in government in the wake of the Watergate scandal. He is the second oldest of America's four living former presidents. During Carter's term as President, he ...more

Age: 93

Birthplace: Plains, Georgia, United States of America

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#77 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

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Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Farmers
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Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. He was a spokesman for democracy, and embraced the principles of republicanism and the rights of the individual with worldwide influence. At the beginning of the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia, and then served as a wartime Governor of Virginia. In May 1785, he became the United States Minister to France and later the first United States Secretary of State serving under President George Washington. In opposition to Alexander Hamilton's Federalism, Jefferson and his close friend, James ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1743-1826)

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#4 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#3 on The Greatest U.S. Presidents of All Time

#4 on The Best American Founding Fathers

#38 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

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Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Farmers
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Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. A World War I veteran, he assumed the presidency during the waning months of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War. He is known for implementing the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, for the establishment of the Truman Doctrine and NATO against Soviet and Chinese Communism, and for intervening in the Korean War. In domestic affairs, he was a moderate Democrat whose liberal proposals were a continuation of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, but the ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1884-1972)

Birthplace: Lamar, Missouri, United States of America

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