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

List is made up of a variety of people, including John Bird and Armando Iannucci.

While this isn't a list of all male satirists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male satirists?" and "Who are the best male satirists?"
Bill Hicks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Satirists
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William Melvin "Bill" Hicks was an American comedian, social critic, satirist and musician. His material, encompassing a wide range of social issues including religion, politics, and philosophy, was controversial, and often steeped in dark comedy. He criticized consumerism, superficiality, mediocrity, and banality within the media and popular culture, which he characterized as oppressive tools of the ruling class that keep people "stupid and apathetic". At the age of 16, while still in high school, he began performing at the Comedy Workshop in Houston, Texas. During the 1980s, he toured the United States extensively and made a number of high-profile television appearances; but it was in the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 33 (1961-1994)

Birthplace: Valdosta, Georgia, United States of America

Also Ranked

#19 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#62 on The Most Original Comedians

#30 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

#6 on The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the '90s

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Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Satirists
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Barry Humphries was the nominee from 1981 British Academy Television Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 84

Birthplace: Kew Vic, Australia

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#20 on The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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Armando Iannucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Satirists
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Armando Giovanni Iannucci, OBE is an Oscar and Emmy-nominated Scottish satirist, writer, television director and radio producer of Italian descent. Born in Glasgow, he studied at Oxford University and left graduate work on a PhD about John Milton to pursue a career in comedy. Rising quickly through BBC Scotland and BBC Radio 4, his early work with Chris Morris on the radio series On the Hour was transferred to television as The Day Today. A character from this series, Alan Partridge, went on to feature in a number of Iannucci's television and radio programmes including Knowing Me, Knowing You and I'm Alan Partridge. In the meantime, Iannucci also fronted the satirical Armistice review shows ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Anwar Maqsood Hameedi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Satirists
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Anwar Maqsood Hameedi commonly known as Anwar Maqsood is a Pakistani scriptwriter, television host, satirist, humorist, and infrequent actor. He is well known for his artists write ups for Pakistan Television Corporation in late 1970s. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: Hyderabad State

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