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

List is made up of many different people, including Greenwood LeFlore and Wapasha II.

While this isn't a list of all male tribal chiefs, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male tribal chiefs?" and "Who are the best male tribal chiefs?"
Crazy Horse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Tribal Chiefs
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Crazy Horse, literally "His-Horse-Is-Crazy"; c. 1840 – September 5, 1877 was a Native American war leader of the Oglala Lakota. He took up arms against the U.S. Federal government to fight against encroachments on the territories and way of life of the Lakota people, including leading a war party to ...more

Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota, United States of America

Profession: Tribal chief

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Geronimo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Tribal Chiefs
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Geronimo was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe Apache who fought against Mexico and Texas for their expansion into Apache tribal lands for several decades during the Apache Wars. "Geronimo" was the name given to him during a battle with Mexican soldiers. Geronimo's Chiricahua name is often ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1829-1909)

Birthplace: Arizona, United States of America

Profession: Tribal chief, Medicine man

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Charles Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Tribal Chiefs
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Charles Thompson


Charles Thompson was born to a full-blood Cherokee father and a white mother in the Southeastern United States. According to one writer, the mother had been kidnapped at a young age and raised by Cherokees. She never learned the identities of her real parents nor when or where she was born. As a ...more

Profession: Tribal chief

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Chadwick "Corntassel" Smith is the former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. He was first elected in 1999. Smith was re-elected to a second term as Chief in 2003 and a third term in June 2007 with 59% of the vote. He was defeated in his attempt to get elected to a fourth term in office by Bill ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Tribal chief, Politician, Lawyer

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