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
H. L. HuntH. L. Hunt
17th February, American
Businessman

Claude RainsClaude Rains
10th November, British
Actor

António de Oliveira SalazarAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
28th April, Portuguese
Former Acting President of Portugal
Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky
25th May, American, Russian
Aviator

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
5th July, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker
A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
15th April, American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights

Francis PegahmagabowFrancis Pegahmagabow
8th March, Canadian
Marksman

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
12th March, Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer

Victor FlemingVictor Fleming
23rd February, American
Film Director

Claude McKayClaude McKay
15th September, Jamaican, American
Writer
Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
23rd September, American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War

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

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
7th April, Chilean
Chilean poet

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15th October, American
Humorist
Pearl WhitePearl White
4th March, American
Actress

Carl von OssietzkyCarl von Ossietzky
3rd October, German
German Pacifist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
21st January, American, Russian
Sociologist

Anita LoosAnita Loos
26th April, American
Screenwriter

W. S. Van DykeW. S. Van Dyke
21st March, American
Film Director
Carl Ortwin Sauer Carl O. Sauer
24th December, American
Geographer

Philip Noel-BakerPhilip Noel-Baker
1st November, British
Politician
Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron AdrianEdgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian
30th November, British
Electrophysiologist

Robert Z. LeonardRobert Z. Leonard
7th October, American
Film Director, Actor, Producer

Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
21st April, Swiss
Chemist
Wesley RugglesWesley Ruggles
11th June, American
Film Director

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Edwin Powell HubbleEdwin Powell Hubble
20th November, American
Astronomer & Mathematician
Thomas Hart BentonThomas Hart Benton
15th April, American
Painter

Walter GerlachWalter Gerlach
1st August, German
Physicist

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

Robert A. TaftRobert A. Taft
8th September, American
Politician
Manuel II of PortugalManuel II of Portugal
15th November, Portuguese
King
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

George S. KaufmanGeorge S. Kaufman
16th November, American
Theatre director, Screenwriter, Journalist,
Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
30th January, Indian
Poet

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
17th July
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer

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

Han van MeegerenHan van Meegeren
10th October
Painter, Art forger, Restorer

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
1st November, German
Artist
Samuel BronfmanSamuel Bronfman
30th November, Canadian
 

Gaetano ReinaGaetano Reina
27th September, American
gangster, businessperson
Carl Theodor DreyerCarl Theodor Dreyer
3rd February, Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor

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

R. G. CollingwoodR. G. Collingwood
22nd February, British
Philosopher, Historian, Archaeologist
Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
30th April, German
Physician

Gabriel MarcelGabriel Marcel
7th December, French
Playwright, Philosopher, Writer, University

Charles DarrowCharles Darrow
10th August, American
Inventor, Publisher, Patent inventor

Eberhard von MackensenEberhard von Mackensen
24th September, German
Military personnel

Walter A. HaasWalter A. Haas
11th May, American
Businessman
Hans-Jürgen von ArnimHans-Jürgen von Arnim
4th April, German
Military personnel

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
7th February, Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,

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

Sewall WrightSewall Wright
21st December, American
Geneticist
Risto RytiRisto Ryti
3rd February, Finnish
Politician, President

Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
21st April, American
Composer, Conductor, Music educator, Violinist,
Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron FreybergBernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg
21st March, New Zealander, British
Politician, Officer

Walton WalkerWalton Walker
3rd December, American
Army General

Hannes MeyerHannes Meyer
18th November, Swiss
Swiss architect
Abel GanceAbel Gance
25th October, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Film producer,

Vasily BlyukherVasily Blyukher
1st December, Russian
Military commander
Conrad AikenConrad Aiken
5th August, American
Writer

Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
23rd April, Dutch
Naval Officer

Kōichi KidoKōichi Kido
18th July, Japanese
Politician
Li DazhaoLi Dazhao
29th October, Chinese
Founder of Communist Party of China

Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
18th May, Austrian, Romanian, American
Psychiatrist
Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
24th January, German
Officer

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

Arthur WaleyArthur Waley
19th August, British
Translator

Dietrich von HildebrandDietrich von Hildebrand
12th October, German
Writer, Theologian, University teacher,
Lyubov PopovaLyubov Popova
24th April, Russian
painter, university teacher, graphic artist
Mabel Walker WillebrandtMabel Walker Willebrandt
23rd May, American
Lawyer

Emil BrunnerEmil Brunner
23rd December, Swiss
Theologian

Zalman ShazarZalman Shazar
24th November, Israeli
politician, journalist, writer,poet

Perle MestaPerle Mesta
12th October, American
Socialite
Ki Hajar DewantaraKi Hajar Dewantara
2nd May, Indonesian
Politician, Philosopher

Roger AdamsRoger Adams
2nd January, American
Chemist

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

John Middleton MurryJohn Middleton Murry
6th August, British
Writer

Enid BagnoldEnid Bagnold
27th October, British
Author
Leslie MorsheadLeslie Morshead
18th September, Australian
Military personnel

Stanley MorisonStanley Morison
6th May, British
Typographer
Lloyd BaconLloyd Bacon
4th December, American
Director

Pierre ReverdyPierre Reverdy
13th September, French
Poet
Christopher R. W. NevinsonChristopher R. W. Nevinson
13th August, British
Paramedic, Painter
Ernst ReuterErnst Reuter
29th July, German
Politician