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

List features people like Hans Scholl and Nafez Assaily.

While this isn't a list of all male pacifists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male pacifists?" and "Who are the best male pacifists?"
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Pacifists
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Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc². He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his "services to theoretical physics", in particular his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect, a pivotal step in the evolution of quantum theory. Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough to reconcile the laws of classical mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1879-1955)

Birthplace: Ulm, Germany

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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Pacifists
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John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. With Paul McCartney, he formed a celebrated songwriting partnership. Born and raised in Liverpool, as a teenager Lennon became involved in the skiffle craze; his first band, the Quarrymen, evolved into the Beatles in 1960. When the group disbanded in 1970, Lennon embarked on a solo career that produced the critically acclaimed albums John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band and Imagine, and iconic songs such as "Give Peace a Chance" and "Working Class Hero". After his marriage to Yoko Ono in 1969, he ...more

Age: Died at 40 (1940-1980)

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Oscar Wilde is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Pacifists
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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish author, playwright and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, his plays, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death. Wilde's parents were successful Anglo-Irish Dublin intellectuals. Their son became fluent in French and German early in life. At university, Wilde read Greats; he proved himself to be an outstanding classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford. He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his ...more

Age: Died at 46 (1854-1900)

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Leo Tolstoy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Pacifists
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Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, commonly referred to as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright and philosopher who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Tolstoy was a master of realistic fiction and is widely considered one of the greatest novelists of all time. He is best known for two long novels, War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Tolstoy first achieved literary acclaim in his 20s with his semi-autobiographical trilogy of novels, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth and Sevastopol Sketches, based on his experiences in the Crimean War. His fiction output also includes two additional novels, dozens of short stories, and several famous novellas, including ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1828-1910)

Birthplace: Yasnaya Polyana, Russia

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