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

H. B. Hollins and Albert Frère are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

While this isn't a list of all male financiers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male financiers?" and "Who are the best male financiers?"
Warren Buffett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Financiers
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Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He was the most successful investor of the 20th century. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, and consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people. He was ranked as the world's wealthiest person in 2008 and as the third wealthiest in 2011. In 2012 Time named Buffett one of the world's most influential people. Buffett is called the "Wizard of Omaha" or "Oracle of Omaha", or the "Sage of Omaha" and is noted for his adherence to value investing and for his personal frugality despite his immense wealth. Buffett is a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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George Soros is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Financiers
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George Soros is a Hungarian-born American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Soros Fund Management. He is known as "The Man Who Broke the Bank of England" because of his short sale of US$10 billion worth of pounds, giving him a profit of $1 billion during the 1992 Black Wednesday UK currency crisis. Soros is one of the thirty richest people in the world. Soros is a well-known supporter of progressive-liberal political causes. Between 1979 and 2011, Soros gave away over $8 billion to human rights, public health, and education causes. He played a significant role in the peaceful transition from communism to capitalism in Eastern Europe and provided one of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

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Bernard Madoff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Financiers
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Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is an American swindler convicted of fraud and a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of a Ponzi scheme that is considered to be the largest financial fraud in U.S. history. Madoff founded the Wall Street firm Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC in 1960, and was its chairman until his arrest on December 11, 2008. The firm was one of the top market maker businesses on Wall Street, which bypassed "specialist" firms by directly executing orders over the counter from retail brokers. He employed at the firm his brother Peter, as Senior Managing ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 79

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

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Alexander Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Financiers
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Alexander Hamilton was a founding father of the United States, chief staff aide to General George Washington, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the U.S. Constitution, the founder of the nation's financial system, and the founder of the Federalist Party, the world's first voter-based political party. As Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the primary author of the economic policies of the George Washington administration. Hamilton took the lead in the funding of the states' debts by the Federal government, the establishment of a national bank, a system of tariffs, and friendly trade relations with Britain. He led the Federalist Party, created largely in support of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 47 (1757-1804)

Birthplace: Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis

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