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

List is made up of a variety of people, including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Stefan George.

From reputable, prominent, and well known book editors to the lesser known book editors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the book editor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous book editors ever?" and "What are the names of famous book editors?" then you're in the right place. (55 items)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Book Editors
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Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Kennedy Onassis was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. Five years later she married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis; they remained ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1929-1994)

Birthplace: Southampton, Contiguous United States, New York, Suffolk County, United States of America, + more

Profession: Editor

Credits: A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy

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Richard Strauss is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Book Editors
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Richard Georg Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, which include Der Rosenkavalier and Salome; his lieder, especially his Four Last Songs; and his tone poems Death and Transfiguration, Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Also ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1864-1949)

Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Profession: Conductor, Book editor, Composer

Credits: 2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010, Catch-22, Abraham's Valley, Richard Strauss: Arabella

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Aberjhani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Book Editors
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Born in the United States, Aberjhani was educated at several American colleges according to his posted CVs and served in the U.S. Air Force and Reserves for almost a decade. His writing career started with the Air Force as a photo-journalist and editor in Alaska and England. He later became a ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Editor, Website content writer, Book editor, Publisher, Poet, + more

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Stefan George is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Book Editors
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Stefan Anton George was a German poet, editor, and translator. ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1868-1933)

Birthplace: B├╝desheim, Germany

Profession: Book editor, Poet, Translator

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