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

Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
16th April, British
 

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
António de Oliveira SalazarAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
28th April, Portuguese
Former Acting President of Portugal

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
5th July, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Claude RainsClaude Rains
10th November, British
Actor

Francis PegahmagabowFrancis Pegahmagabow
8th March, Canadian
Marksman
Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
12th March, Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer

Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky
25th May, American, Russian
Aviator
Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
23rd September, American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War

Victor FlemingVictor Fleming
23rd February, American
Film Director

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
15th April, American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights
H. L. HuntH. L. Hunt
17th February, American
Businessman

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
7th April, Chilean
Chilean poet
Claude McKayClaude McKay
15th September, Jamaican, American
Writer

Carl von OssietzkyCarl von Ossietzky
3rd October, German
German Pacifist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15th October, American
Humorist
Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
21st January, American, Russian
Sociologist

Philip Noel-BakerPhilip Noel-Baker
1st November, British
Politician
Anita LoosAnita Loos
26th April, American
Screenwriter

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

Pearl WhitePearl White
4th March, American
Actress

Carl Ortwin Sauer Carl O. Sauer
24th December, American
Geographer
Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
21st April, Swiss
Chemist
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

Wesley RugglesWesley Ruggles
11th June, American
Film Director

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

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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

Arnold J. ToynbeeArnold J. Toynbee
14th April, British
Historian, Professor, Diplomat
Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
23rd June, Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet

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

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
30th January, Indian
Poet
Taha HusseinTaha Hussein
14th November, Egyptian
linguist, historian, translator, writer, literary

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
1st November, German
Artist
Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
17th July
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer

Sadhu Sundar SinghSadhu Sundar Singh
3rd September, Indian
Missionary

Samuel BronfmanSamuel Bronfman
30th November, Canadian
 

R. G. CollingwoodR. G. Collingwood
22nd February, British
Philosopher, Historian, Archaeologist

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

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

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

Gabriel MarcelGabriel Marcel
7th December, French
Playwright, Philosopher, Writer, University
Jean de Lattre de TassignyJean de Lattre de Tassigny
2nd February, French
Military personnel

Joseph Force CraterJoseph Force Crater
5th January, American
Lawyer, Judge
Sewall WrightSewall Wright
21st December, American
Geneticist

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

Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
21st April, American
Composer, Conductor, Music educator, Violinist,
Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
30th April, German
Physician

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
7th February, Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Risto RytiRisto Ryti
3rd February, Finnish
Politician, President

Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron FreybergBernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg
21st March, New Zealander, British
Politician, Officer

Maxwell MaltzMaxwell Maltz
10th March, American
Physician, Writer, Playwright
Abel GanceAbel Gance
25th October, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Film producer,

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

Conrad AikenConrad Aiken
5th August, American
Writer

Li DazhaoLi Dazhao
29th October, Chinese
Founder of Communist Party of China
Vasily BlyukherVasily Blyukher
1st December, Russian
Military commander
Walton WalkerWalton Walker
3rd December, American
Army General

Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
23rd April, Dutch
Naval Officer

Perle MestaPerle Mesta
12th October, American
Socialite

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

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

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

Idris I of LibyaIdris I of Libya
12th March, Egyptian, Libyan
Political leader
Sir Stafford CrippsSir Stafford Cripps
24th April, British
Politician

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