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List of Famous Editors

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

List contains people like Arianna Huffington, Tucker Carlson.

From reputable, prominent, and well known editors to the lesser known editors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the editor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous editors ever?" and "What are the names of famous editors?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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  • Kathy Ireland
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  • Arianna Huffington
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  • Hugh Hefner
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  • Oliver Stone
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  • Stan Lee
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  • Piers Morgan
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  • Tom Green
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  • Tucker Carlson
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  • Crispin Glover
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  • Brian Williams
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  • Andrew Breitbart
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  • Leon Trotsky
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  • Dan Rather
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  • Anna Wintour
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  • André Leon Talley

    André Leon Talley

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  • David Cameron
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