List of famous educators with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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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.
J. R. R. Tolkien J. R. R. Tolkien
British, South African
Bill Nye Bill Nye
American

Jill Biden Jill Biden
American

John Dewey John Dewey
American

Zbigniew Brzezinski Zbigniew Brzezinski
Polish, American

Horace Mann Horace Mann
American

Naomi Klein Naomi Klein
Canadian
Larry Hovis Larry Hovis
American

Jaime Escalante Jaime Escalante
Bolivian, American

Tony Tan Tony Tan
Singaporean

Mary Lyon Mary Lyon
American
Iqbal Quadir Iqbal Quadir
Bangladeshi

Anthony DanielsAnthony Daniels
British
Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
-

Avery BrooksAvery Brooks
American
Philip Baker HallPhilip Baker Hall
American
Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
Egyptian
Diane BakerDiane Baker
American

Bill AyersBill Ayers
American
George SaundersGeorge Saunders
American
Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
American

Art SpiegelmanArt Spiegelman
American
Ahmad JamalAhmad Jamal
American
Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
Indian
Athanasius KircherAthanasius Kircher
Italian

Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
American
Maulana KarengaMaulana Karenga
American
Babatunde OlatunjiBabatunde Olatunji
Nigerian, American

Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
American, South African
Charlotte MasonCharlotte Mason
British
Steven Clark RockefellerSteven Clark Rockefeller
American
Andrés BelloAndrés Bello
Chilean, Venezuelan

Marva CollinsMarva Collins
American
Autherine LucyAutherine Lucy
American
Khaled Abou El FadlKhaled Abou El Fadl
Kuwaiti

Yehuda AmichaiYehuda Amichai
German, Israeli
Mordecai KaplanMordecai Kaplan
American
Robert Maynard HutchinsRobert Maynard Hutchins
American
Yitzhak NavonYitzhak Navon
Israeli

Reuven FeuersteinReuven Feuerstein
Israeli, Romanian
Gabriel NarutowiczGabriel Narutowicz
Lithuanian, Polish
Rosalind WisemanRosalind Wiseman
American

Anton MakarenkoAnton Makarenko
Russian, Russian
Roger Tory PetersonRoger Tory Peterson
American
Christian Lous LangeChristian Lous Lange
Norwegian
Kate Douglas WigginKate Douglas Wiggin
American

Ferdinand BuissonFerdinand Buisson
French
Jōsei TodaJōsei Toda
Japanese
William TempleWilliam Temple
-

Lucy Craft LaneyLucy Craft Laney
American
Yossi SaridYossi Sarid
Israeli
Marvin OlaskyMarvin Olasky
American
John MasonJohn Mason
Indian

Charles Kendall AdamsCharles Kendall Adams
-
John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-OrrJohn Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr
British
Henry BarnardHenry Barnard
American

Sophia B. PackardSophia B. Packard
American
Janie Porter BarrettJanie Porter Barrett
American
Mark HopkinsMark Hopkins
American
John HopeJohn Hope
American