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

People include everyone from Johan Ferrier to Ruslan Sviridov.

While this isn't a list of all male teachers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male teachers?" and "Who are the best male teachers?"
Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Teachers
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Gene Simmons is an Israeli-born American rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, and television personality. Known by his stage persona The Demon, he is the bass guitarist/co-lead vocalist of Kiss, the rock band he co-founded in the early 1970s. With Kiss, ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Tirat Carmel, Israel

Profession: Bassist, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer, + more

Credits: Gene Simmons: Family Jewels, The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage, KISSology: The Ultimate KISS Collection

Also Ranked

#78 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#49 on The All-Time Best Rock Bassists

#18 on Celebrities You Would Not Want as a Stepdad

#64 on New American Idol Judge Picks

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Rupert Boneham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Teachers
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Rupert Boneham is an American mentor for troubled teens, who became known to reality television audiences in 2003 as a contestant on Survivor: Pearl Islands where he placed 8th. He later appeared on the All Stars, Heroes vs. Villains, and Blood vs. Water seasons of Survivor, placing 4th, 6th, and ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Teacher

Credits: Survivor, Broken Bones - Shattered Dreams, a Story of Hope, Underground Entertainment: The Movie, Survivor: Blood vs Water Preview

Also Ranked

#20 on The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played

#22 on The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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Pope Benedict XVI is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Teachers
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Pope emeritus Benedict XVI served as pope of the Catholic Church from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict was elected on 19 April 2005 in a papal conclave following the death of Pope John Paul II and was inaugurated on 24 April 2005. Ordained as a priest in 1951 in his native Bavaria, ...more

Age: 90

Birthplace: Marktl, Germany

Profession: Priest, Pianist, Theologian, Professor, Author

Credits: Christmas Eve at St. Peter's Basilica, Kulturzeit, Tmár a jeho rod aneb Slzavé údolí pyramid

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Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Teachers
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Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. He was a spokesman for democracy, and embraced the principles of republicanism and the rights of the individual with worldwide influence. At the ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1743-1826)

Birthplace: Shadwell, Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Statesman, Inventor, Author, Farmer, Architect, + more

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#37 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#2 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

#68 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#2 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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