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List of famous academics, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top academics in the world? This includes the most prominent academics, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable academics is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic academics were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned academics.

James Lipton and Peter Courtney are included on this list.

From reputable, prominent, and well known academics to the lesser known academics of today, these are some of the best professionals in the academic field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous academics ever?" and "What are the names of famous academics?" then you're in the right place. (182 items)
James Lipton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Academics
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James Lipton is an American writer, composer, actor and dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University in New York City. He is the executive producer, writer and host of the Bravo cable television series Inside the Actors Studio, which debuted in 1994. He is a Chevalier of ...more

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Germaine Greer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Academics
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Germaine Greer is an Australian theorist, academic and journalist, who is regarded as having been a major feminist voice of the mid-20th century. She resides in the United Kingdom, where she is currently emeritus professor in English Literature and Comparative Studies at the University of ...more

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Dennis Altman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Academics
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Dennis Patkin Altman is an Australian academic and pioneering gay rights activist. Altman was born in Sydney, New South Wales to Jewish immigrant parents, and spent most of his childhood in Hobart, Tasmania. In 1964 he won a Fulbright scholarship to Cornell University, where he met and began working ...more

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Edward Everett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Academics
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Edward Everett was an American politician, pastor, educator, diplomat, and orator from Massachusetts. Everett, a Whig, served as U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, the 15th Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of State. He also taught at Harvard ...more

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