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

A list made up of people like Simon Gray and Phanishwar Nath 'Renu'.

While this isn't a list of all male memoirs, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male memoirs?" and "Who are the best male memoirs?"
Siegfried Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Memoirists
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Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, CBE, MC was an English poet, writer, and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front, he became one of the leading poets of the First World War. His poetry both described the horrors of the trenches, and satirised the patriotic pretensions of those who, in Sassoon's view, were responsible for a jingoism-fuelled war. Sassoon became a focal point for dissent within the armed forces when he made a lone protest against the continuation of the war in his "Soldier's Declaration" of 1917, culminating in his admission to a military psychiatric hospital; this resulted in his forming a friendship with Wilfred Owen, who was greatly influenced by him. Sassoon later won ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1886-1967)

Birthplace: Matfield, United Kingdom

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#58 on The Best English Poets of All Time

#16 on The Best Jewish Poets of All Time

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Robert Peters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Memoirists
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Robert Louis Peters is a 1966 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities. ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1924-2014)

Birthplace: Eagle River, Wisconsin, United States of America

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Simon Gray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Memoirists
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Simon James Holliday Gray, CBE was an English playwright and memoirist who also had a career as a university lecturer in English literature at Queen Mary, University of London, for 20 years. While teaching at Queen Mary, Gray began his writing career as a novelist in 1963 and, during the next 45 years, in addition to five published novels, wrote 40 original stage plays, screenplays, and screen adaptations of his own and others' works for stage, film, and television and became well known for the self-deprecating wit characteristic of several volumes of memoirs or diaries. ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1936-2008)

Birthplace: Hayling Island, England

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Augusten Burroughs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Memoirists
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Augusten Xon Burroughs is an American writer known for his New York Times bestselling memoir Running with Scissors. ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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