Famous Educators

The Most Famous Educators

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Maria MontessoriAugust 31, 1870ItalianMaria Montessori was a physician and educator who developed the approach of Montessori education
Horace MannMay 4, 1796AmericanHorace Mann was an American education reformer and politician
Paulo FreireSeptember 19, 1921BrazilianPaulo Freire was a Brazilian educator best known for his research on critical pedagogy
Dhondo Keshav KarveApril 18, 1858IndianDhondo Keshav Karve was an eminent Indian social reformer and educator who championed the cause of women education and remarriage of Hindu widows
Amos Bronson AlcottNovember 29, 1799AmericanAmos Bronson Alcott was an American teacher and one of the most respected transcendentalists of the 19th century
Jonathan KozolSeptember 5, 1936AmericanJonathan Kozol is an award-winning American non-fiction writer, activist and educator
Joshua ChamberlainSeptember 8, 1828AmericanJoshua Chamberlain was an American college professor, war hero and Governor of Maine
Henry Wadsworth LongfellowFebruary 27, 1807AmericanHenry Wadsworth Longfellow was the most famous American poet of his times
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, 1858160 views

Amos Bronson Alcott

Amos Bronson Alcott was an American teacher and one of the most respected transcendentalists of the 19th century

AmericanNovember 29, 1799138 views

Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire was a Brazilian educator best known for his research on critical pedagogy

Joshua Chamberlain

Joshua Chamberlain was an American college professor, war hero and Governor of Maine

Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori was a physician and educator who developed the approach of Montessori education

ItalianAugust 31, 1870481 views

Jonathan Kozol

Jonathan Kozol is an award-winning American non-fiction writer, activist and educator

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was the most famous American poet of his times

AmericanFebruary 27, 1807103 views

Horace Mann

Horace Mann was an American education reformer and politician

AmericanMay 4, 1796331 views