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

People on this list include Paul Newman and Chath Piersath.

While this isn't a list of all male humanitarians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male humanitarians?" and "Who are the best male humanitarians?"
Paul Newman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Humanitarians
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Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He won and was nominated for numerous awards, winning an Oscar for his performance in the 1986 film The Color of Money, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many others. Newman's other roles include the title characters in The Hustler (1961), Hud (1963), Harper (1966) Cool Hand Luke (1967), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972), The Sting (1973), Slap Shot (1977), and The Verdict (1982). He voiced Doc Hudson in the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 83 (1925-2008)

Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States of America

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George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Humanitarians
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George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018) was an American politician and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993 and the 43rd vice president from 1981 to 1989. A member of the Republican Party, Bush also served in the U.S. House of Representatives, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and as Director of Central Intelligence. Until his son George W. Bush became the 43rd president in 2001, he was usually known as George Bush. Bush postponed his university studies after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, enlisted in the Navy on his 18th birthday, and became one of its youngest aviators. He served until September ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 94

Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Greg Mortenson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Humanitarians
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Greg Mortenson (born December 27, 1957) is an American professional speaker, writer, veteran, and former mountaineer. He is a co-founder and former executive director of the non-profit Central Asia Institute and the founder of the educational charity Pennies for Peace.Mortenson is the co-author of The New York Times Bestseller, Three Cups of Tea, which stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for 220 weeks. Three Cups of Tea has been published in 47 languages. Mortenson is also the author of Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan.Mortenson was accused of financial irregularities in handling donations to the CAI and falsehoods in his ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota

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Chath Piersath is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Humanitarians
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Chath Piersath, born in (Kop Nymit, Svay Sisophon District, in Battambang Province, is a noted Cambodian American poet, painter and humanitarian. He creates both large and small portraits of people from his memory, often representing the social and economic disparity among Cambodians.Chath pierSath crossed the Thai-Cambodian border in 1979 at the end of the Khmer Rouge with members of his family to Aranyaprathet Refugee Camp. With the aid of his aunt, he, his older brother and sister emigrated to the United States in 1981, and lived first in Boulder, Colorado. He graduated from World College West/New College of California, majoring in international service and development.Much of his poetry ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Cambodia

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