Teacher's Day 2023: 10 Most influential Teachers of all time

Teacher's Day 2023

Published - 3 September , 2023

Teachers are the unsung heroes of our society, shaping the future of students one at a time.

Good teachers are essential because they help create future scientists, engineers, politicians, doctors, writers, and artists.

Good teachers possess a blend of passion, patience, and profound knowledge. They inspire curiosity and ignite a thirst for learning that lasts a lifetime.

These are some of the highly influential teachers who made their name across the globe for their passion and commitment to teaching.

Most Influential Teachers

Chanakya was an ancient Indian scholar, teacher, guide and mentor to Chandragupta Maurya. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in Indian history.


Asian first Nobel prize winner Rabindranath Tagore was a prominent Indian poet & educationalist.  He was a believer in the holistic and creative approach to learning.

Rabindranath Tagore

Kong Fuzi or Kong Qiu, was a Chinese philosopher and teacher. He deeply shaped Chinese culture, politics, and morality for over two millennia.


Swami Vivekananda is one of the greatest teachers and spiritual leaders from India. He taught people to find their inner goodness and help others without expecting anything in return.

Swami Vivekananda

Anne Sullivan was an American teacher best known for her lifelong dedication to teaching and her groundbreaking work with Helen Keller.

Anne Sullivan

India's 2nd President Dr. Radhakrishnan was known for his work in the field of philosophy & education. His birthday on September 5 is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India.

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Maria Montessori was a pioneer in the field of early childhood education. She developed the Montessori Method, which emphasizes nurturing of a child's natural curiosity.

Maria Montessori

Savitribai Phule was the first female teacher and pioneer in women's education and social equality in India. She played a crucial role in establishing the first school for girls in Pune.

Savitribai Phule

Albert Einstein started his career as a teacher, his theories and scientific research have revolutionized our understanding of space, time, and gravity.

Albert Einstein

She was an American teacher & influential figure who promoted storytelling and imaginative play as essential tools for young children's learning and social development.

Vivian Paley

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