Famous Educators - List of Famous Educators

An educator may refer to a person who is adequately skilled in the theory and practice of education that, he/she may be involved in the implementation of education to others. An educator may be a teacher, professor, an administrator of a university, college, school or any other kind of educational institution. A skilled practitioner of the profession of imparting knowledge is known as an educator. An educator may be specialized in a particular field of study some of them may include, accounting, agriculture, drama, economics, philosophy, linguistics, literature, dance and mathematics among many other specialized fields of study. A professional educator may work on his/her own and even own an educational institution. An educator plays a crucial and significant role in the life of students, training them academically and also shaping their lives, ensuring their emotional and psychological health and welfare. An educator may play a huge role in the lives of his/her students, acting as a mentor, guide, confidant and friend. An educator may also be a specialized teacher of spirituality or religion. Explore some of the most fascination lives of famous educators along by reading some of their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

The Most Famous Educators

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Maria MontessoriAugust 31, 1870ItalianMaria Montessori was a physician and educator who developed the approach of Montessori education
Anand KumarJanuary 1, 1973IndianAnand Kumar is an Indian teacher who is best known for the 'Super 30' program
Stedman GrahamMarch 6, 1951AmericanStedman Graham is an American author, speaker, educator and businessman
Horace MannMay 4, 1796AmericanHorace Mann was an American education reformer and politician
Noah WebsterOctober 16, 1758AmericanNoah Webster was a famous American lexicographer, political writer, editor and English language spelling reformer
Nita AmbaniNovember 1, 1963IndianNita Ambani is the wife of Mukesh Ambani and chairperson and founder of Reliance Foundation
Michael PorterMay 23, 1947AmericanMichael Porter is an economist, researcher, author, advisor, speaker and teacher
J. R. R. TolkienJanuary 3, 1892BritishJ.R.R
Robert HaydenAugust 4, 1913AmericanRobert Hayden was an American poet who wrote the famous poem, “Those Winter Sundays”
John W. SnowAugust 2, 1939AmericanJohn W

Madan Mohan Malaviya

Madan Mohan Malaviya was a veteran Indian statesman, educationist and independence activist

IndianDecember 25, 1861101 views
Dhondo Keshav Karve

Dhondo Keshav Karve

Dhondo Keshav Karve was an eminent Indian social reformer and educator who championed the cause of women education and remarriage of Hindu widows

IndianApril 18, 1858150 views

Anne Sullivan

A brilliant Irish-American teacher who taught Helen Keller, who was a blind, deaf and mute girl, how to communicate, Anne Sullivan was a coach in Radcliffe College

AmericanApril 14, 1866157 views

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was an Indian philosopher and statesman who served as the president of the nation from 1962 to 1967.

IndianSeptember 5, 1888112 views

Lillian Moller Gilbreth

Lillian Gilbreth was an American psychologist hailed to be the first true industrial/organizational psychologist

AmericanMay 24, 1878114 views

Dominique Pire

Dominique Pire was a Belgian cleric and educator known for his work in helping refugees in post-World War II Europe

BelgianFebruary 10, 1910122 views

Nicholas Murray Butler

Nicholas Murray Butler was an American philosopher, diplomat, educator and a global peace activist

AmericanApril 2, 186297 views

Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Coubertin was a French educator and historian who played a major role in the founding of the International Olympic Committee.

FrenchJanuary 1, 186379 views

Mary Lyon

Mary Mason Lyon was an American pioneer in women's education during the 19th century

AmericanFebruary 28, 1797119 views

Ignacy Domeyko

Ignacy Domeyko was a scientist and educator of international repute, renowned for his contribution to the field of geology and mining

PolishJuly 31, 1802114 views