Famous People Born In 1889

Discover the most famous people born in 1889. The list includes people like Adolf Hitler, Charlie Chaplin, Jawaharlal Nehru, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Martin Heidegger and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, directors and poets born in 1889. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.

Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler
20th April, Austrian, German
Nazi Leader, German Dictator and Chancellor of
Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
16th April, British
 

Jawaharlal NehruJawaharlal Nehru
14th November, Indian
First PM of India & Freedom Fighter

Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
26th April, Austrian
Philosopher

Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
26th September, German
German Philosopher

Otto FrankOtto Frank
12th May, Swiss, German, Dutch
Father of Anne Frank
Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
5th July, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Claude RainsClaude Rains
10th November, British
Actor

Francis PegahmagabowFrancis Pegahmagabow
8th March, Canadian
Marksman

Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
23rd September, American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War
Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
12th March, Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer

Victor FlemingVictor Fleming
23rd February, American
Film Director
H. L. HuntH. L. Hunt
17th February, American
Businessman

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
15th April, American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
7th April, Chilean
Chilean poet
Carl von OssietzkyCarl von Ossietzky
3rd October, German
German Pacifist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Claude McKayClaude McKay
15th September, Jamaican, American
Writer
Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15th October, American
Humorist

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
21st January, American, Russian
Sociologist

Anita LoosAnita Loos
26th April, American
Screenwriter
Pearl WhitePearl White
4th March, American
Actress

Philip Noel-BakerPhilip Noel-Baker
1st November, British
Politician
Carl Ortwin Sauer Carl O. Sauer
24th December, American
Geographer

W. S. Van DykeW. S. Van Dyke
21st March, American
Film Director

Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron AdrianEdgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian
30th November, British
Electrophysiologist

Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
21st April, Swiss
Chemist
Robert Z. LeonardRobert Z. Leonard
7th October, American
Film Director, Actor, Producer
Wesley RugglesWesley Ruggles
11th June, American
Film Director

Edwin Powell HubbleEdwin Powell Hubble
20th November, American
Astronomer & Mathematician

Walter GerlachWalter Gerlach
1st August, German
Physicist

Thomas Hart BentonThomas Hart Benton
15th April, American
Painter
António de Oliveira SalazarAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
28th April, Portuguese
Economist, Politician, Educationist, University

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Edwin HubbleEdwin Hubble
20th November, American
Astronomer

Sessue HayakawaSessue Hayakawa
10th June, Japanese
Actor, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film director

Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky
25th May, Ukrainian, Russian
Aircraft designer

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
30th January, Indian
Poet
Robert A. TaftRobert A. Taft
8th September, American
Politician

Manuel II of PortugalManuel II of Portugal
15th November, Portuguese
King
Han van MeegerenHan van Meegeren
10th October
Painter, Art forger, Restorer

Arnold J. ToynbeeArnold J. Toynbee
14th April, British
Historian, Professor, Diplomat

James WhaleJames Whale
22nd July, British
Film director, Theatre director, Screenwriter
Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
23rd June, Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet

Sadhu Sundar SinghSadhu Sundar Singh
3rd September, Indian
Missionary
Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
17th July
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer

Samuel BronfmanSamuel Bronfman
30th November, Canadian
 

Joseph Force CraterJoseph Force Crater
5th January, American
Lawyer, Judge

Paul BernPaul Bern
3rd December, German, American
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Gaetano ReinaGaetano Reina
27th September, American
gangster, businessperson
Taha HusseinTaha Hussein
14th November, Egyptian
linguist, historian, translator, writer, literary

Jean de Lattre de TassignyJean de Lattre de Tassigny
2nd February, French
Military personnel

George S. KaufmanGeorge S. Kaufman
16th November, American
Theatre director, Screenwriter, Journalist,

R. G. CollingwoodR. G. Collingwood
22nd February, British
Philosopher, Historian, Archaeologist
Carl Theodor DreyerCarl Theodor Dreyer
3rd February, Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor

Gabriel MarcelGabriel Marcel
7th December, French
Playwright, Philosopher, Writer, University
Charles DarrowCharles Darrow
10th August, American
Inventor, Publisher, Patent inventor

Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
21st April, American
Composer, Conductor, Music educator, Violinist,

Risto RytiRisto Ryti
3rd February, Finnish
Politician, President
Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
30th April, German
Physician

Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron FreybergBernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg
21st March, New Zealander, British
Politician, Officer
Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
7th February, Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Maxwell MaltzMaxwell Maltz
10th March, American
Physician, Writer, Playwright

Hannes MeyerHannes Meyer
18th November, Swiss
Swiss architect
Eberhard von MackensenEberhard von Mackensen
24th September, German
Military personnel

Hans-Jürgen von ArnimHans-Jürgen von Arnim
4th April, German
Military personnel
Vasily BlyukherVasily Blyukher
1st December, Russian
Military commander

Abel GanceAbel Gance
25th October, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Film producer,

Sophie Taeuber-ArpSophie Taeuber-Arp
19th January, Swiss
Painter, Sculptor, Architect

Dietrich von HildebrandDietrich von Hildebrand
12th October, German
Writer, Theologian, University teacher,
Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
18th May, Austrian, Romanian, American
Psychiatrist
Mabel Walker WillebrandtMabel Walker Willebrandt
23rd May, American
Lawyer

Leslie MorsheadLeslie Morshead
18th September, Australian
Military personnel

Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
24th January, German
Officer

Zalman ShazarZalman Shazar
24th November, Israeli
politician, journalist, writer,poet
Ki Hajar DewantaraKi Hajar Dewantara
2nd May, Indonesian
Politician, Philosopher

Kōichi KidoKōichi Kido
18th July, Japanese
Politician

Lyubov PopovaLyubov Popova
24th April, Russian
painter, university teacher, graphic artist

Thomas Midgley, Jr.Thomas Midgley, Jr.
19th May, American
 

Vera MukhinaVera Mukhina
1st July, Latvian, Russian
Sculptor
Noble SissleNoble Sissle
10th July, American
American composer

Christopher R. W. NevinsonChristopher R. W. Nevinson
13th August, British
Paramedic, Painter
DeWitt WallaceDeWitt Wallace
12th November, American
Publisher, Philanthropist

B. Carroll ReeceB. Carroll Reece
22nd December, American
Politician

Hannes KolehmainenHannes Kolehmainen
9th December, Finnish
Runner
Hervey AllenHervey Allen
8th December, American
Writer, Novelist, Literary critic, Poet,

Philip Noel-Baker, Baron Noel-BakerPhilip Noel-Baker, Baron Noel-Baker
1st November, British
British Politician
Idris I of LibyaIdris I of Libya
12th March, Egyptian, Libyan
Political leader

Patrick MacGillPatrick MacGill
24th December, Irish
Journalist, Poet

Ralph Washington SockmanRalph Washington Sockman
1st October, American
Radio personality

Shōzō SakuraiShōzō Sakurai
27th June, Japanese
Military personnel
Paul NashPaul Nash
11th May, British
painter, illustrator, printmaker

Yūzō MatsuyamaYūzō Matsuyama
1st February, Japanese
Military personnel
Władysław TempkaWładysław Tempka
22nd August, Polish
Politician, Lawyer

George Simon KaufmanGeorge Simon Kaufman
16th November, American
 
Ante PavelićAnte Pavelić
14th July, Croatian, Yugoslav
Author

William A. FeatherWilliam A. Feather
25th August, American