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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Helen Keller and Ralph Nader.

From reputable, prominent, and well known lecturers to the lesser known lecturers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the lecturer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous lecturers ever?" and "What are the names of famous lecturers?" then you're in the right place. (328 items)

Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the ...more

Helen Keller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne ...more

Ralph Nader is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Ralph Nader is an American political activist of Lebanese origin, as well as an author, lecturer, and attorney. Areas of particular concern to Nader include consumer protection, humanitarianism, ...more

Greg Graffin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Gregory Walter Graffin is an American punk rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, college lecturer, and author. He is most recognized as the lead vocalist, songwriter, and only constant ...more

Beverley Hughes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Beverley June Hughes, Baroness Hughes of Stretford PC is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Stretford and Urmston from 1997 to 2010. In 2004, she was ...more

Peter Weller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Peter Frederick Weller is an American film and stage actor, director and history lecturer. Weller has appeared in more than 70 films and television series, including turns as the title ...more

Maya Deren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Maya Deren, born Eleanora Derenkowskaia, was one of the most important American experimental filmmakers and entrepreneurial promoters of the avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Deren was also a ...more

Charlotte Perkins Gilman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist ...more

Ian Bradley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Ian Campbell Bradley is a British academic, author, theologian, Church of Scotland minister, journalist and broadcaster. At the University of St Andrews, he is Reader in Practical Theology and ...more

Chuck D is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, better known by his stage name Chuck D, is an American rapper, author, and producer. He helped create politically and socially conscious rap music in the mid-1980s as ...more

Robin Morgan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Robin Morgan is an American poet, author, political theorist and activist, journalist, lecturer, and former child actor. Since the early 1960s she has been a key radical feminist member of the ...more

Colm Tóibín is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Colm Tóibín is an Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic and poet. Tóibín is currently Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor ...more

James O'Keefe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
James E. O'Keefe III is an American conservative activist. O'Keefe has produced secretly recorded undercover audio and video encounters with public figures and workers in a variety of ...more

Edwin Morgan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Edwin George Morgan OBE FRSE was a Scottish poet and translator who was associated with the Scottish Renaissance. He is widely recognised as one of the foremost Scottish poets of the 20th ...more

Shelley Berman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Sheldon "Shelley" Berman is an American comedian, actor, writer, teacher, lecturer, philanthropist, and poet.

Lalith Athulathmudali is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Lalith William Samarasekera Athulathmudali known as Lalith Athulathmudali was a Sri Lankan politician of the United National Party and former Cabinet Minister of Trade, National Security, ...more

Goldsworthy Gurney is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Sir Goldsworthy Gurney was a surgeon, chemist, lecturer, consultant, architect, builder and prototypical British gentleman scientist and inventor, of the Victorian era. Amongst many ...more

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar CIE, born Ishwar Chandra Bandopadhyay, was an Indian Bengali polymath and a key figure of the Bengal Renaissance. He was a philosopher, academic educator, writer, ...more

George Melly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Alan George Heywood Melly was an English jazz and blues singer, critic, writer and lecturer. From 1965 to 1973 he was a film and television critic for The Observer and lectured on art history, ...more

Gordon Brown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
James Gordon Brown is a British Labour Party politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 until 2010. He previously served as Chancellor ...more

Hugh Hickling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Reginald Hugh Hickling, known as Hugh Hickling, was a British lawyer, civil servant, law academic, and author, and author of the controversial Internal Security Act of colonial Malaysia. Born in ...more

James Dickey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
James Lafayette Dickey was an American poet and novelist. He was appointed the eighteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1966. He also received the Order of the ...more

Sidónio Pais is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Sidónio Bernardino Cardoso da Silva Pais was a Portuguese military leader politician and diplomat, the fourth President in 1918. He was known as the President-King. On 5 December 1917, he ...more

Elizabeth Clare Prophet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
Elizabeth Clare Prophet was an American New Age minister and religious figure, self-proclaimed prophet, author, orator, and writer. In 1963 she married Mark L. Prophet, who five years earlier, ...more

C-drík is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Lecturers
C-drík is a vegan artist, academically trained musician, dj, singer, composer and drummer. He is a former student of electro-acoustic composer Annette Vande Gorne.