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Famous Male Magazine Editors

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

List is made up of a variety of people, including John G. Geer and Aloysius Michael Sullivan.

While this isn't a list of all male magazine editors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male magazine editors?" and "Who are the best male magazine editors?"
Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Magazine Editors
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Edgar Allan Poe (; born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 40 (1809-1849)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

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Dasari Narayana Rao is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Magazine Editors
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Dasari Narayana Rao (4 May 1947 – 30 May 2017) was an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, dialogue writer, actor, lyricist, and politician known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema, Television, and Bollywood. He has directed more than one hundred and fifty feature films in a variety of genres. His works emphasize social injustice, corruption and gender discrimination. Rao has received two National Film Awards, nine state Nandi Awards including the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award, and four Filmfare Awards South including the lifetime Achievement. During his career he has also acted in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada languages.Rao gained national recognition for directing Hindi films ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: Palakol, India

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Douglas Kenney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Magazine Editors
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Douglas Clark Francis Kenney (December 10, 1946 – August 27, 1980) was an American comedy writer of magazine, novels, radio, TV, and film who co-founded the magazine National Lampoon in 1970. Kenney edited the magazine and wrote much of its early material. He would go on to write, produce, and perform in the influential comedies Animal House and Caddyshack before his untimely death. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 34 (1946-1980)

Birthplace: USA, Florida, West Palm Beach

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Ian Hislop is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Magazine Editors
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Ian David Hislop (born 13 July 1960) is a British journalist, satirist, writer, broadcaster, and editor of the magazine Private Eye. He has appeared on many radio and television programmes, and has been a team captain on the BBC quiz show Have I Got News for You since the programme's inception in 1990. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 58

Birthplace: Mumbles, United Kingdom

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