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

A list made up of people like John Wesley Hardin and Doc Holliday.

While this isn't a list of all male gunslingers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male gunslingers?" and "Who are the best male gunslingers?"
John Wesley Hardin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Gunslingers
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John Wesley Hardin was an American outlaw, gunfighter, and controversial folk icon of the Old West. Hardin found himself in trouble with the law at an early age, and spent the majority of his life being pursued by both local lawmen and federal troops during the Reconstruction Era. He often used the ...more

Age: Died at 42 (1853-1895)

Birthplace: Bonham, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Gunfighter, Cowboy, Lawyer, Teacher

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Bill Tilghman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Gunslingers
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William Matthew "Bill" Tilghman, Jr. was a lawman and gunfighter in the American Old West. ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1854-1924)

Birthplace: Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States of America

Profession: Gunfighter, Cinematographer, Lawman, Film Director

Credits: The Passing of the Oklahoma Outlaws

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Doc Holliday is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Gunslingers
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John Henry "Doc" Holliday was an American gambler, gunfighter, dentist, and a good friend of Wyatt Earp. He was a Deputy U.S. Marshal during and after the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. At age 20, Holliday earned a degree in dentistry from the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery. He set up practice ...more

Age: Died at 36 (1851-1887)

Birthplace: Griffin, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Gunfighter, Dentist

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Wild Bill Hickok is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Gunslingers
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James Butler Hickok —known as "Wild Bill" Hickok—was a folk character of the American Old West. Some of his exploits as reported at the time were fictionalized, but his skills as a gunfighter and gambler provided the basis for his enduring fame, along with his reputation as a lawman. Hickock was ...more

Age: Died at 39 (1837-1876)

Birthplace: Troy Grove, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Gunfighter, Reconnaissance

Credits: Deadwood

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