Famous Educators - List of Famous Educators - page 2

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

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
Horace MannMay 4, 1796AmericanHorace Mann was an American education reformer and politician
Stedman GrahamMarch 6, 1951AmericanStedman Graham is an American author, speaker, educator and businessman
Nita AmbaniNovember 1, 1963IndianNita Ambani is the wife of Mukesh Ambani and chairperson and founder of Reliance Foundation
Noah WebsterOctober 16, 1758AmericanNoah Webster was a famous American lexicographer, political writer, editor and English language spelling reformer
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”
James Weldon JohnsonJune 17, 1871AmericanJames Weldon Johnson is credited with lot of firsts in his lifetime
Michael PorterMay 23, 1947AmericanMichael Porter is an economist, researcher, author, advisor, speaker and teacher
Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya

Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya

Kumar Bhattacharyya is an Indian British engineer who founded the Warwick Manufacturing Group

BritishJune 6, 1940131 views

Ayodele Awojobi

Ayodele Awojobi was a Nigerian educator, author, inventor, and political activist

NigerienMarch 12, 1937155 views

Tony Tan

Tony Tan Keng Yam is the current and seventh president of Singapore

Marjorie Lee Browne

Marjorie Lee Browne was an eminent African-American mathematician & educator

Jaime Escalante

Jaime Escalante was a celebrated Bolivian teacher and one of the most famous educators in America during 1980s and 1990s

AmericanDecember 31, 1930197 views

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was a 19th century Muslim philosopher and social activist

IndianOctober 17, 1817145 views

Allen Allensworth

Allen Allensworth was a Baptist minister who became the first black man to reach the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S

AmericanApril 7, 1842129 views

Dadabhai Naoroji

Known as the Grand Old Man of India, Dadabhai Naoroji was an educator, social reformer and an important political leader

IndianSeptember 4, 1825176 views

Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan is an American author, journalist, professor of journalism and activist