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

List is made up of many different people, including James Allen and Wiley Harpe.

While this isn't a list of all male highwaymans, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male highwaymans?" and "Who are the best male highwaymans?"
Claude Duval is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Highwaymans
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Claude Du Vall was a French-born gentleman highwayman in post-Restoration Britain. ...more

Age: Died at 27 (1643-1670)

Birthplace: Normandy

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Saint Dismas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Highwaymans
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The Penitent thief, also known as the Thief on the Cross or the Good Thief, is an unnamed person mentioned in the Gospel of Luke who was crucified alongside Jesus and asked Jesus to remember him in his kingdom, unlike his companion the Impenitent thief. He is traditionally referred to as "St. ...more

Age: Died at 50 (17 BC-33)

Birthplace: Galilee, Israel

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Gestas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Highwaymans
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The impenitent thief was one of the two thieves who was crucified alongside Jesus. According to the Gospels, he taunted Jesus about not saving himself, while the penitent thief asked for mercy. The impenitent thief is given the apocryphal name Gestas, which first appears in the Gospel of Nicodemus, ...more

Age: Died at 52 (19 BC-33)

Birthplace: Galilee, Israel

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Henry Simms, known as Young Gentlemen Harry, was a thief and highwayman in 18th-century England who was transported to Maryland for theft, but escaped and returned to England, where he was eventually executed for highway robbery. ...more

Age: Died at 30 (1717-1747)

Birthplace: St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, United Kingdom

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