Famous Male Stonemasons

Updated June 8, 2017 6.5k views 7 items

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

This list below has everything from Orlando Zapata to Charles lemon.

While this isn't a list of all male stonemasons, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male stonemasons?" and "Who are the best male stonemasons?"
Orlando Zapata is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Stonemasons
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Orlando Zapata Tamayo (May 15, 1967 – February 23, 2010) was a Cuban mason, plumber, and political activist and prisoner who died after fasting for more than 80 days. His death received international attention, and was viewed as a significant setback in Cuba's relationship with the U.S. and the EU. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 43 (1967-2010)

Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Thomas Bartewe

Royal Master Mason ...more on Wikipedia

John Otes

Tudor Stonemason ...more on Wikipedia

Henry Janyns was the first architect of Edward IV's new chapel of St George in Windsor Castle, fom 1475 to 1483. He is presumably the son of Robert Janyns (Sr) and father of Robert Janyns (Jr), who were all Stonemasons/Architects during the Perpendicular/periods. ...more on Wikipedia