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Famous Male Social Workers

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List of famous male social workers, featuring bios and photos when available. This male social workers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being social workers. The male social workers of note are listed by their level of prominence, and you can be sorted by various bits of information like date of birth or birthplace. There are thousand of males working as social workers in the world, but this list highlights only the notable ones.

List includes Manmohan Singh, Goh Sin Tub and more.

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

The most notable male social workers in history and today are shown below. Enjoy this list of well-known, leading male social workers. If you want to share these historic male social workers you can use one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Erode Venkatappa Ramasamy (17 September 1879 – 24 December 1973), commonly known as Periyar, also referred to as Thanthai Periyar, was an Indian social activist, and politician who started the Self-Respect Movement and Dravidar Kazhagam. He is known as the 'Father of Dravidian Movement'. He has done exemplary works against Brahminical dominance, caste prevalence and women oppression in Tamil Nadu.E.V. Ramasamy joined the Indian National Congress in 1919, but resigned in 1925 when he felt that the party was only serving the interests of Brahmins. He questioned the subjugation of non-Brahmin Dravidians as Brahmins enjoyed gifts and donations from non-Brahmins but opposed and discriminated...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 94 (1879-1973)
    • Birthplace: Erode, India
  • Manmohan Singh (Punjabi: [mənˈmoːɦən ˈsɪ́ŋɡ] (listen); born 26 September 1932) is an Indian economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. The first Sikh in office, Singh was also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term. Born in Gah (now in Punjab, Pakistan), Singh's family migrated to India during its partition in 1947. After obtaining his doctorate in economics from Oxford, Singh worked for the United Nations during 1966–69. He subsequently began his bureaucratic career when Lalit Narayan Mishra hired him as an advisor in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Over the 70s and 80s, Singh...  more
    • Age: 89
    • Birthplace: Gah, Pakistan, Pakistan
  • Arackaparambil Kurien Antony, better known as A. K. Antony (born 28 December 1940) is an Indian politician and attorney who currently serves as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, representing the state of Kerala for the fifth consecutive term since 1985. He also currently serves as the Chairman of the Disciplinary Action Committee of the All India Congress Committee, Congress Working Committee, and member of the Central Election Committee. Antony previously served as Defence Minister, making him the person who served the longest in this post in India. He has also been three times as Chief Minister of the state of Kerala....  more
    • Age: 80
    • Birthplace: Cherthala, India
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    Mohammad Ali (born 19 April 1931 – 19 March 2006) was a Pakistani actor. He was known as Shahenshah-e-Jazbaat (Urdu: شہنشاہِ جذبات ‎), meaning The Emperor of Emotions. A highly versatile actor, he performed in historical, biographical and patriotic roles; in costume and art movies. He has starred in over 250 movies playing both heroes and villains. He is among the 25 greatest actors of Asia (all time) according to a CNN survey (On 4 March 2010)....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 74 (1931-2006)
    • Birthplace: Rampur, India