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

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From reputable, prominent, and well known miners to the lesser known miners of today, these are some of the best professionals in the miner field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous miners ever?" and "What are the names of famous miners?" then you're in the right place. (104 items)
Charles Bronson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Miners
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Charles Bronson was an American film and television actor. He starred in films such as Once Upon a Time in the West, The Magnificent Seven, The Dirty Dozen, The Great Escape, Rider on the Rain, The Mechanic, and the Death Wish series. He was often cast in the role of a police officer, gunfighter, or vigilante in revenge-oriented plot lines. He had long collaborations with film directors Michael Winner and J. Lee Thompson. In 1965, he was featured as Major Wolenski in Battle of the Bulge. ...more

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Windsor Davies is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Miners
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Windsor Davies is an Anglo-Welsh actor, best known for playing the part of Battery Sergeant Major Williams in the British sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum. ...more

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Keith Jardine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Miners
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Keith Hector Jardine is a retired American mixed martial artist. Jardine is best known for his victories over former UFC Light Heavyweight Champions and UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin in the UFC. Jardine also competed for Strikeforce, Shark Fights, King of the Cage, Pancrase and M-1 Global. He is also known for his exciting unorthodox fighting style and unique striking technique. ...more

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Gus Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Miners
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Gus Hall was a leader and Chairman of the Communist Party USA and its four-time U.S. presidential candidate. As a labor leader, Hall was closely associated with the so-called "Little Steel" Strike of 1937, an effort to unionize the nation's smaller, regional steel manufacturers. During the Second Red Scare, Hall was indicted under the Smith Act and was sentenced to eight years in prison. After his release, Hall led the CPUSA for over 40 years, often taking an orthodox Marxist-Leninist stance. ...more

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