Famous People Born On August 1st

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Charming, responsible and creative, people born on August 1st fall under the zodiac sign Leo. They are ruled by the Sun, as per their astrological profile and also according to their date. Due to this, August 1st born natives reflect a higher intensity of warmth and friendliness than other Leos. Since these people are born leaders, they possess great leadership qualities and are looked upon by others for guidance and help. August 1st individuals are stylish and possess capability to impress others by their mere presence.  Usually these people are self-sufficient, but in matters of heart or emotionally, they may fall back upon others and need constant love and support.

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Jason Momoa
(Actor Best Known for His Role in the TV Series 'Game of Thrones' and Film 'Aquaman')
Jason Momoa
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Nānākuli, Hawaii, United States

An actor primarily known for his roles in the DC Extended Universe films, Jason Momoa is famous for his rugged good looks and raw sex appeal. He is of mixed Hawaiian and European descent. Beginning a career in entertainment in his late teens, he has now become an internationally renowned star. He has multiple tattoos.  

 2 
Jerry Garcia
(The Lead Guitarist and a Vocalist with the Rock Band the "Grateful Dead")
Jerry Garcia
18
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: August 9, 1995

Jerry Garcia had an illustrious 30-year career as the lead guitarist and vocalist of the rock band the Grateful Dead. Rolling Stone ranked him 13th on their 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time list. He was known for his improvisations, participated in many side projects, and released several solo albums.

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Claudius
(Roman Emperor (41-54))
Claudius
17
Birth Year: 0010
Birthplace: Lugdunum
Died: October 13, 0054

Claudius was made the Roman emperor by the Praetorian Guard after the assassination of Caligula, his nephew and predecessor, and ruled from 41 to 54 A.D. He was slightly limp and deaf since childhood, but his reign was marked by financial stability. He was succeeded by his grand-nephew, tyrant Nero.

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Henrietta Lacks
(Source of HeLa Cell Line)
Henrietta Lacks
8
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Roanoke
Died: October 4, 1951
Henrietta Lacks was a woman whose cancer cells were preserved and led to the first immortalized cell line, or the HeLa cell line, that was later used for medical research. Neither Lacks or her family members were compensated, and no consent was sought. Her story later inspired an HBO movie.
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Dom DeLuise
7
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 4, 2009
 6 
Yves Saint Laurent
(French Fashion Designer and Founder of His Eponymous Fashion Label)
Yves Saint Laurent
6
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008

Yves Saint Laurent was a French fashion designer who founded his eponymous fashion label in 1961. Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's most popular and influential fashion designers, Saint Laurent is credited with helping women all over the world find confidence by looking both elegant and comfortable at the same time. His life and career inspired many films.

 7 
Herman Melville
(Novelist & Short Story Writer of the American Renaissance Period Best Known for His Works 'Moby-Dick' & 'Typee')
Herman Melville
2
Birth Year: 1819
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: September 28, 1891

Herman Melville was an American short story writer, novelist, and poet. One of his best-known works, Moby-Dick is widely regarded as one of the great American novels, although it did not garner much attention during his lifetime. Livyatan melvillei, a species of an extinct sperm whale, which was discovered in 2010, was named in his honor.  

 8 
Coolio
(Rapper Best Known for His Singles ‘Gangsta's Paradise’ and ‘My Soul’)
Coolio
16
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Compton, California, U.S.
Died: September 8, 2022
Rapper Coolio soared to fame with his Grammy-winning single Gangsta's Paradise. He continued winning accolades with hits such as C U When U Get There. He later released a cookbook and hosted the culinary show Cookin' with Coolio. He was also part of WC and the Maad Circle.
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Robert Todd Lincoln
(35th United States Secretary of War & Son of Abraham Lincoln)
Robert Todd Lincoln
9
Birth Year: 1843
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: July 25, 1926

Lawyer Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, served as the U.S. Secretary of War from 1881 to 1885 and as the U.S. minister to the U.K. from 1889 to 1893. He had served in the Civil War, too, and had also been the president of the Pullman Car Company

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Maria Montessori
(Italian Educator and Founder of the 'Montessori Method of Education')
Maria Montessori
3
Birth Year: 1870
Birthplace: Chiaravalle, Italy
Died: April 30, 1952

Maria Montessori was an Italian educator and physician best known for developing the Montessori method of education, a student-friendly method, which is being used in several public and private schools around the world. In 2020, she was nominated by Time magazine as one of their Top 100 Women of the year.

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Jack O'Connell
7
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Alvaston, Derby, Derbyshire, England
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Francis Scott Key
6
Birth Year: 1779
Birthplace: Frederick County, Maryland, United States
Died: January 11, 1843
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Sam Mendes
(Film Director)
Sam Mendes
6
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Reading

Sam Mendes is an English filmmaker known for his dark re-inventions of popular stage musicals. The recipient of a Tony Award, Mendes received the Academy Award for his film directorial debut American Beauty. In the 2020 New Years Honours, he was knighted for services to drama. He was also featured on the 100 most powerful people in British culture list.

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Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo
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Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Badiraguato Municipality

Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo is a convicted Mexican drug lord. He led a now-defunct criminal group called the Guadalajara Cartel alongside Rafael Caro Quintero and Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo. In 1982, the Drug Enforcement Administration indicted him in a money laundering operation, but he fled back to Mexico where he was finally arrested in 1985.

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Leon Thomas III
(Actor, Singer, Songwriter)
Leon Thomas III
8
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Leon Thomas III is best known as Andre Harris from the Nickelodeon series Victorious. He was the singing voice of Tyrone in The Backyardigans. He also produced the Grammy-winning album Love, Marriage & Divorce, as part of The Rascals, and won a Young Artist Award for the film August Rush.
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Bastian Schweinsteiger
(Football player)
Bastian Schweinsteiger
9
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Kolbermoor, Germany

Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German former football player. Considered one of the greatest midfielders ever, Schweinsteiger was renowned for his tackling ability. Schweinsteiger represented Germany in three World Cups, playing a major role in his team's victory in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. One of the greatest German footballers of all time, Schweinsteiger is the fourth most-capped player for Germany.

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Nemanja Matić
(Football player)
Nemanja Matić
8
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Šabac, Serbia
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Demián Bichir
(Mexican Actor Best Known for His Film 'A Better Life')
Demián Bichir
3
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico

Demián Bichir is a Mexican actor who was once nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. The son of two popular acting professionals, he developed an early interest in acting. He attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute before beginning his film career. He is also an American Civil Liberties Union Ambassador for Immigration Rights. 

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William Clark
(Explorer)
William Clark
10
Birth Year: 1770
Birthplace: Caroline County
Died: September 1, 1838

Frontiersman William Clark is remembered for his iconic expedition to the Pacific Northwest along with Meriwether Lewis, in what is known as the Lewis and Clark Expedition. He had also been a US Army soldier and the governor of Missouri Territory. He named his first-born after Lewis.

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Oona Laurence
(Actress)
Oona Laurence
7
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Mrunal Thakur
(Actress)
Mrunal Thakur
16
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Dhule, Maharashtra, India
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Chuck D
(Rapper)
Chuck D
4
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
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Tempestt Bledsoe
6
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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David James
(association football player)
David James
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City
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Nwankwo Kanu
(Footballer)
Nwankwo Kanu
6
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Owerri
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John Carroll Lynch
(Actor and Director Known for His TV Series: ‘The Drew Carey Show’ and ‘American Horror Story’)
John Carroll Lynch
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Boulder, Colorado, United States

Actor and film director John Carroll Lynch has been active in the entertainment industry for three decades. After studying theater in college, he began his career with the Guthrie Theater company. He made his film debut soon after and didn’t take long before entering the TV industry. He is the winner of one Los Angeles Film Festival award.

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Edgerrin James
(American Football Player)
Edgerrin James
1
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Immokalee, Florida, USA
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Pertinax
(Military Leader)
Pertinax
1
Birth Year: 0126
Birthplace: Alba Pompeia, Italy
Died: March 28, 0193

Born to a freed slave, Pertinax joined the Roman army early in life and soon rose to be a commander. He was declared the emperor after Commodus was murdered but was himself killed within three months of his rule. Septimius Severus later organized a state funeral and also deified him.

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Joe Elliott
(Lead Singer and One of the Founding Members of the English Hard Rock Band 'Def Leppard')
Joe Elliott
4
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
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Austin Rivers
(Basketball player)
Austin Rivers
3
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
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Madison Bumgarner
(Baseball Players)
Madison Bumgarner
4
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Hickory, North Carolina, USA
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Taylor Negron
2
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Died: January 10, 2015
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Chabeli Iglesias
(Spanish Journalist and Socialite & Daughter of Spanish Singer 'Julio Iglesias' )
Chabeli Iglesias
1
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Cascais, Portugal

Chabeli Iglesias is a Spanish journalist and socialite. Born into the popular Iglesias family, she is the daughter of singer Julio Iglesias and Filipina socialite Isabel Preysler. She has been featured on the covers of numerous gossip and entertainment magazines worldwide. She is married to businessman Christian Fernando Altaba and has two children. 

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Honeysuckle Weeks
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Cardiff
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Geoffrey Holder
2
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: October 5, 2014
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Meena Kumari
(Legendary Indian Actress Best Known as 'The Tragedy Queen' )
Meena Kumari
6
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: March 31, 1972

Known as Hindi cinema’s “Tragedy Queen,” Meena Kumari is remembered for her stellar performances in films such as Pakeezah and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam. The four-time Filmfare-winning actor sank into alcoholism after her separation from her abusive husband, director Kamal Amrohi, and died of liver cirrhosis.

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Adrian Dunbar
(Actor Known for Playing ‘Ted Hastings’ in the BBC Show ‘Line of Duty')
Adrian Dunbar
3
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

Best known for his award-winning performance as Ted Hastings from the BBC series Line of Duty, Adrian Dunbar has also entertained audiences with his roles in Ashes to Ashes and Broken. The Guildhall alumnus has also been nominated for the BAFTA twice and has also directed plays.

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Khamani Griffin
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
 39 
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
(Naturalist and Biologist Best Known for Proposing that Acquired Characteristics can be Inherited.)
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
1
Birth Year: 1744
Birthplace: Bazentin, France
Died: December 18, 1829

French biologist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck acquired his love for plants while serving as a soldier in the French army. Following an injury, he quit his military career but retained his love for botany. He later taught zoology, studied the classification of invertebrates, and also coined the term biology.

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William Barret Travis
(Military Leader)
William Barret Travis
8
Birth Year: 1809
Birthplace: Saluda County, South Carolina, United States
Died: March 6, 1836
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Tiffany Hwang
2
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
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Henry Lloyd-Hughes
1
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: London, England, UK
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Max Carver
(Actor)
Max Carver
1
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: San Francisco, California

Actor Max Carver is best known for his role of Aiden in the MTV teen-horror drama Teen Wolf. His twin brother, Charlie, is also an actor and the two often work together, playing reel-life twins. Max also acts separately from his brother. After gaining initial fame as a TV actor, he made his film debut.

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Tommy Bolin
(Guitarist who worked with Zephyr, Deep Purple, and The James Gang, as well as working as a solo artist)
Tommy Bolin
1
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: December 4, 1976
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Mike Emrick
(Sports commentator, Journalist)
Mike Emrick
0
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: La Fontaine
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Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)
Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
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Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Riyadh, Sultanate of Nejd (now Saudi Arabia)
Died: January 23, 2015
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, or Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, was the king of Saudi Arabia and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques from 2005 to 2015. One of King Abdulaziz’s sons, he also led the Saudi Arabian National Guard. He was once the world’s third-wealthiest head of state.
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Hafizullah Amin
(Former Foreign Minister of Afghanistan)
Hafizullah Amin
6
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Paghman
Died: December 27, 1979
Hafizullah Amin was an Afghan politician, teacher, and communist revolutionary. He is credited with co-founding the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. He is best remembered for his service as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1 May 1978 to 28 July 1979. An influential politician, Hafizullah Amin also served as the Minister of National Defence in 1979.
 48 
Meir Kahane
(Politician, Rabbi, Journalist)
Meir Kahane
0
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: November 5, 1990

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Meir Kahane was an Israeli rabbi, best remembered as the founder of the Kach Party. He moved to Israel after being imprisoned for alleged militant activities. Though he acquired a seat in the Israeli parliament, his party was banned for its racist nature.

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Domenico Berardi
(Association football player)
Domenico Berardi
2
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Cariati
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Nathalie Delon
2
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Oujda, Morocco
Died: January 21, 2021

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on August 1

Personality
Ruled by the Sun, the date naturally brings to these individuals great leadership qualities. People born on this date take up responsibility and can be seen leading from the front in whatever they do. By nature, these people tend to have a jolly disposition and are charming, sociable and benevolent. They have an assertiveness and realistic outlook towards life. However, due to these factors, August 1st born people tend to be highly demanding, arrogant and egoistical. Since they believe in perfectionism, they can have unrealistic expectations from others and can be inflexible in their beliefs and thoughts.

Health
August 1st borns are work addicts. As such, they rarely get into a sedentary lifestyle. Due to this, these individuals do not have health issues of any kind. They love food but do not indulge in binge eating. Instead, they always eat in moderation. However, these people should learn the dangers and risks that weight loss food have. They also should watch out on the lower back and foot based problem as these can be a cause of worry every now and then.

Finance
People sharing this birthdate do not have much problem in terms of money and finance. They have the ability to earn a lot of money. These individuals enjoy a great lifestyle and security that comes with money. These people do not have tension about the future as they mostly save for a rainy day.

Career
People who have their birthday on August 1st are endowed with competitive spirit. As such, they turn out to be highly successful in their work. These individuals do well in career related to the field of advertising, marketing and high-level financial management as they have a knack for impressing and persuading others. However, these people need to keep their impulsiveness grounded to enjoy a lasting career.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
August 1st born individuals are friendly and approachable. They are charming and have a tendency to attract people. Since these people are naturally loving and understanding, they need a partner who is as affectionate, appreciative and attentive as they are. These individuals tend to be expressive and broadminded with their partner and can be at times, lustful in their sexual intentions. Since August 1st natives mostly have a demanding career, they are not very keen on becoming parents. But once they decide on to take the responsibility, they carry it out with intense passion and dedication. These individuals are more of friends than parents to their children.

Lucky Colors: Copper, Gold
Lucky Numbers: 1, 10, 19, 28, 37, 46, 55
Lucky Days (of the week): Sunday, Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 1, 10, 11, 19