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

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While this isn't a list of all male orators, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male orators?" and "Who are the best male orators?"
Winston Churchill is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Orators
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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States. Churchill was born into the aristocratic family of the Dukes of Marlborough, a branch of the Spencer family. His father, Lord Randolph Churchill, was a charismatic politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer; his mother, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 91 (1874-1965)

Birthplace: Blenheim Palace, United Kingdom

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#38 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Frederick Douglass is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Orators
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Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, orator, abolitionist, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders' arguments that slaves lacked the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens. Many Northerners also found it hard to believe that such a great orator had been a slave. Douglass wrote several autobiographies. He described his experiences as a slave in his 1845 autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, which became a bestseller and ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Maryland, United States of America

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#49 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

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Cicero is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Orators
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Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists. His influence on the Latin language was so immense that the subsequent history of prose in not only Latin but European languages up to the 19th century was said to be either a reaction against or a return to his style. According to Michael Grant, "the influence of Cicero upon the history of European literature and ideas greatly exceeds that of any other prose writer in any language". Cicero introduced the Romans to the chief ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 63 (105 BC-42 BC)

Birthplace: Arpinum, Rome

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William Jennings Bryan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Orators
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William Jennings Bryan was a dominant force in the populist wing of the Democratic Party, standing three times as the Party's candidate for President of the United States. He served two terms as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Nebraska and was United States Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson, resigning because of his pacifist position on World War I. Bryan was a devout Presbyterian, a strong advocate of popular democracy, and an enemy of the banks and their gold standard. He demanded "Free Silver" because it reduced power attributed to money and put more money in the hands of the people. He was a peace advocate, supported Prohibition, and an ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 65 (1860-1925)

Birthplace: Illinois, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Marion County, + more

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#38 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#81 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#22 on The Best Former US Secretaries of State of All Time

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