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

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While this isn't a list of all male sociologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male sociologists?" and "Who are the best male sociologists?"
Michel Foucault is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Sociologists
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Michel Foucault was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, philologist and literary critic. His theories addressed the relationship between power and knowledge, and how they are used as a form of social control through societal institutions. Though often cited as a ...more

Age: Died at 58 (1926-1984)

Birthplace: Poitiers, France

Profession: Sociologist, Writer, Philosopher

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Max Weber is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Sociologists
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Karl Emil Maximilian "Max" Weber was a German sociologist, philosopher, and political economist whose ideas profoundly influenced social theory and social research. Weber is often cited, with Émile Durkheim and Karl Marx, as among the three founders of sociology. Weber was a key proponent of ...more

Age: Died at 56 (1864-1920)

Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany

Profession: Sociologist, Economist, Philosopher

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Daniel Patrick Moynihan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Sociologists
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Daniel Patrick Moynihan was an American politician and sociologist. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected to the United States Senate for New York in 1976, and was re-elected three times. He declined to run for re-election in 2000. Prior to his years in the Senate, Moynihan was the ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1927-2003)

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

Profession: Sociologist, Politician

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Harry Edwards is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Sociologists
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Harry Edwards is an African-American sociologist who took his PhD at Cornell University and is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Edwards' career has focused on the experiences of African-American athletes and he is a strong advocate of black participation in ...more

Age: 74

Birthplace: East St. Louis, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Sociologist

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