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

These people, like Ahmad Syafi'i Maarif and Fabritio Caroso include images when available.

While this isn't a list of all male scholars, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male scholars?" and "Who are the best male scholars?"
Enoch Powell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Scholars
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Brigadier John Enoch Powell, MBE was an English politician, classical scholar, linguist, and poet. He served as a Conservative Member of Parliament, Ulster Unionist Party MP, and Minister of Health. He attained most prominence in 1968, when he made a controversial speech on immigration, now widely ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1912-1998)

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Profession: Poet, Politician, Scholar

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Al-Biruni is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Scholars
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Abū al-Rayhān Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Bīrūnī, known as Al-Biruni in English, was a Persian Muslim scholar and polymath from the Khwarezm region. Al-Biruni is regarded as one of the greatest scholars of the medieval Islamic era and was well versed in physics, mathematics, astronomy, and natural ...more

Age: Died at 75 (973-1048)

Birthplace: Khwarezm

Profession: Linguist, Mathematician, Anthropologist, Scholar, Physicist, + more

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Joseph Campbell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Scholars
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Joseph John Campbell was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: "Follow your bliss." ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1904-1987)

Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States of America

Profession: Scholar, Professor, Author, Writer

Credits: The Power of Myth, Monomyth

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Will Roscoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Scholars
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Will Roscoe is an American scholar, activist, and author based in San Francisco, California. He grew up in Missoula, Montana and helped found the Lambda Alliance at the University of Montana, that state's first LGBT organization in 1975. He served as an intern at the National Gay and Lesbian Task ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Profession: Scholar, Writer

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