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List of Famous Animal Trainers

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List of famous animal trainings, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top animal trainings in the world? This includes the most prominent animal trainings, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable animal trainings is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic animal trainings 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 animal trainings.

Roy Horn and Siegfried Fischbacher are only the beginning of the people on this list. Featuring popular tamers of animals, Hollywood animal trailers, circus trainers, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known animal trainings to the lesser known animal trainings of today, these are some of the best professionals in the animal training field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous animal trainings ever?" and "What are the names of famous animal trainings?" then you're in the right place. 
  • Roy Horn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Animal Trainers
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    Roy Horn was a magician, and part of famous duo, Siegfried and Roy. They were a duo of German-American magicians and entertainers, best known for their appearances with white lions and white tigers. It was composed of Siegfried Fischbacher (born June 13, 1939) and Horn (October 3, 1944 – May 8, 2020). From February 1, 1990, until Horn's career-ending injury on October 3, 2003, the duo formed Siegfried & Roy at the Mirage Resort and Casino, which was regarded as the most-visited show in Las Vegas, Nevada. From August 2004 to May 2005, Fischbacher and Horn were executive producers of the animated sitcom Father of the Pride.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Siegfried Fischbacher is a magician.... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunther Gebel-Williams

    Gunther Gebel-Williams (September 12, 1934 – July 19, 2001) was an animal trainer for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus from 1968-1990.... more on Wikipedia
  • Nadezhda Durova is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Animal Trainers
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    Nadezhda Durova

    Nadezhda Andreyevna Durova (Russian: Наде́жда Андре́евна Ду́рова) (September 17, 1783 – March 21, 1866), also known as Alexander Durov, Alexander Sokolov and Alexander Andreevich Alexandrov, was a woman who, while disguised as a man, became a decorated soldier in the Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic wars. She was the first known female officer in the Russian military. Her memoir, The Cavalry Maiden, is a significant document of its era because few junior officers of the Napoleonic wars published their experiences, and because it is one of the earliest autobiographies in the Russian language.... more on Wikipedia
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