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

This list is made up of many different people, including John Jacob Bausch and Jacob Metius.

While this isn't a list of all male opticians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male opticians?" and "Who are the best male opticians?"
John Jacob Bausch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Opticians
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John Jacob Bausch was an American maker of optical instruments who co-founded Bausch & Lomb. Over six decades he transformed his small, local optical shop into a large-scale international enterprise, pioneering the American optical industry. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 96 (1830-1926)

Birthplace: Süßen, Germany

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Henry Lomb is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Opticians
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Henry Lomb


Henry Lomb was an American optician who co-founded Bausch & Lomb. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 60 (1848-1908)

Birthplace: Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel

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Karl Hood


Karl Hood is a politician from the island of Grenada. He currently serves as that nation's Minister of Foreign Affairs. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Grenada

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Robert E. Cox


Robert Edward Cox was an American optical engineer and a popularizer of amateur telescope making. He conducted the popular "Gleanings for ATMs" column in Sky and Telescope magazine for 21 years. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 72 (1917-1989)