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

This list has everything from Solomon Leon Skoss to William Ouseley.

While this isn't a list of all male orientalists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male orientalists?" and "Who are the best male orientalists?"

Raphael Patai, born Ervin Gy├Ârgy Patai, was a Hungarian-Jewish ethnographer, historian, Orientalist and anthropologist. ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1910-1996)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Anthropologist, Historian, Ethnographer, Author, Orientalist

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Sir Edward Denison Ross was an Orientalist and linguist, specializing in languages of the Far East. He could read 49 languages, and speak 30 of them. He was director of the British Information Bureau for the Near East. Along with Eileen Power, he wrote and edited a 26 volume series on India, The ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1871-1940)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Profession: Orientalist

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William Ouseley

Sir William Ouseley, was a British orientalist. ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1767-1842)

Birthplace: Monmouthshire, United Kingdom

Profession: Orientalist

Haafner lived in India and Sri Lanka for more than thirteen years (1773-1786). He wrote five travel accounts in Dutch about his stay there. ...more

Age: Died at 55 (1754-1809)

Birthplace: Halle, Germany

Profession: Orientalist, Traveller

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