Famous Male Shoemakers

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

The list you're viewing is made up of people like Besarion Jughashvili and Benjamin Wonsal.

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

Nicholas Turturro, Sr. is a shoemaker, carpenter, soldier, construction worker, and the husband of Katherine Turturro. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Giovinazzo, Italy

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Thomas Traynor (27 May 1882 – 25 April 1921) was a member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) hanged in Mountjoy Prison during the Irish War of Independence. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 40 (1881-1921)

Birthplace: Tullow, Republic of Ireland

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Besarion Jughashvili is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Shoemakers
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Besarion Jughashvili

Besarion Ivanes dze Jughashvili, commonly known as Beso, (c. 1850 – 25 August 1909) was the father of Joseph Stalin. Born into a peasant family of serfs in Didi Lilo in Georgia, he moved to Tbilisi at a young age to be a shoemaker, working in a factory. He was invited to set up his own shop in Gori, where he met and married Ekaterine Geladze, with whom had three sons; only the youngest, Ioseb, lived. Once known as a "clever and proud" man, Jughashvili's shop failed and he developed a serious drinking problem, wherefore he left his family and moved back to Tbilisi in 1884, working in a factory again. He had little contact with either his wife or son after that point, and little is known of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 59 (1850-1909)

Birthplace: Gori, Georgia

George Robert Twelves Hewes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Shoemakers
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George Robert Twelves Hewes

George Robert Twelves Hewes (August 25, 1742 – November 5, 1840) was a participant in the political protests in Boston at the onset of the American Revolution, and one of the last survivors of the Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre. Later he fought in the American Revolutionary War as a militiaman and privateer. Shortly before his death at the age of 98, Hewes was the subject of two biographies and much public commemoration. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 98 (1742-1840)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts