Famous Male Saints

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

List people include Father Damien, Phinehas, son of Eleazar and more.

While this isn't a list of all male saints, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male saints?" and "Who are the best male saints?"
Emiliano Zapata is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Saints
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Emiliano Zapata Salazar (Spanish pronunciation: [emiˈljano saˈpata]; 8 August 1879 – 10 April 1919) was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, the main leader of the peasant revolution in the state of Morelos, and the inspiration of the agrarian movement called Zapatismo. Zapata was born in the rural village of Anenecuilco in Morelos State, where peasant communities were under increasing pressure from the small landowning class who monopolized land and water resources for sugar cane production with the support of dictator Porfirio Díaz. Zapata early on participated in political movements against Diaz and the landowning hacendados, and when the Revolution broke out in 1910 he was ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 40 (1879-1919)

Birthplace: Anenecuilco

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Pancho Villa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Saints
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Francisco "Pancho" Villa (UK: , US: ; Spanish: [ˈbiʎa]; born José Doroteo Arango Arámbula, 5 June 1878 – 20 July 1923) was a Mexican revolutionary general and one of the most prominent figures of the Mexican Revolution. As commander of the División del Norte, '(Division of the North)' in the Constitutionalist Army, he was a military-landowner (caudillo) of the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Given the area's size and mineral wealth, it provided him with extensive resources. Villa was also provisional Governor of Chihuahua in 1913 and 1914. Villa can be credited with decisive military victories leading to the ousting of Victoriano Huerta from the presidency in July 1914. Villa then ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 45 (1878-1923)

Birthplace: Mexico, Durango

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Phinehas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Saints
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According to the Hebrew Bible, Phinehas or Phineas (; Hebrew: פִּנְחָס, Modern: Pinəḥas, Tiberian: Pineḥās) was a priest during the Israelites’ Exodus journey. The grandson of Aaron and son of Eleazar, the High Priests (Exodus 6:25), he distinguished himself as a youth at Shittim with his zeal against the heresy of Peor. Displeased with the immorality with which the Moabites and Midianites had successfully tempted the Israelites (Numbers 25:1–9) to inter-marry and to worship Baal-peor, Phinehas personally executed an Israelite man and a Midianite woman while they were together in the man's tent, running a javelin or spear through the man and the belly of the woman, bringing to an end the ...more on Wikipedia

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Vladimir is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Saints
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Vladimir (Russian: Владимир), baptismal name: Vasily Nikiforovich Bogoyavlensky (Russian: Василий Никифорович Богоявленский; 1 January 1848 – 7 February [O.S. January 25] 1918), was a bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church. He was appointed the position of Metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna between 1898–1912, Metropolitan of St. Petersburg and Ladoga between 1912–1915, and Metropolitan of Kiev and Gallich between 1915–1918. Murdered by Bolshevik soldiers in 1918, Metropolitan Vladimir was glorified as a Hieromartyr by the Russian Orthodox Church in 1998. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 70 (1848-1918)

Birthplace: Tambov, Russia

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