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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Adolf Hitler
(Dictator of Germany (1933-1945))

Adolf Hitler
746
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria
Died: April 30, 1945

 2 
Charlie Chaplin
(Actor, Comedian)

Charlie Chaplin
53
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walworth, London, England
Died: December 25, 1977

 3 
Otto Frank
(Father of Anne Frank)

Otto Frank
6
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Province of Hesse-Nassau
Died: August 19, 1980
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Jawaharlal Nehru
(First PM of India & Freedom Fighter)

Jawaharlal Nehru
73
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Allahabad
Died: May 27, 1964
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Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Philosopher)

Ludwig Wittgenstein
14
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 29, 1951

 6 
Edwin Powell Hubble
(Astronomer & Mathematician)

Edwin Powell Hubble
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marshfield, Missouri, USA
Died: September 28, 1953
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Claude Rains
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England
Died: May 30, 1967
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 8 
Martin Heidegger
(Philosopher)

Martin Heidegger
2
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Messkirch, Germany
Died: May 26, 1976
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 9 
António de Oliveira Salazar
(Former Acting President of Portugal)

António de Oliveira Salazar
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vimieiro (Santa Comba Dão), Portugal
Died: July 27, 1970

 10 
A. Philip Randolph
(Leader of the African-American civil-rights movement,)

A. Philip Randolph
3
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Crescent City
Died: May 16, 1979
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 11 
Jean Cocteau
(French Author and Artist Who Was One of the Foremost Creatives of the 'Surrealist', 'Avant-Garde', and 'Dadaist' Movements.)

Jean Cocteau
3
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maisons-Laffitte, France
Died: October 11, 1963

 12 
Vaslav Nijinsky
(Ballet dancer)

Vaslav Nijinsky
2
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: April 8, 1950
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 13 
Victor Fleming
(Film Director)

Victor Fleming
2
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States
Died: January 6, 1949

 14 

Francis Pegahmagabow
6
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parry Sound, Ontario
Died: August 5, 1952
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 15 
Igor Sikorsky
(Aviator)

Igor Sikorsky
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: October 26, 1972

 16 
Claude McKay
(Writer)

Claude McKay
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clarendon Parish
Died: May 22, 1948
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Gabriela Mistral
(Chilean poet)

Gabriela Mistral
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vicuña, Chile
Died: January 10, 1957

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Louise Mountbatten
3
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schloss Heiligenberg, Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany
Died: March 7, 1965
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 19 

Thomas Hart Benton
4
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Missouri
Died: January 19, 1975

 20 
Manuel II of Portugal
(King of Portugal (1908-10))

Manuel II of Portugal
3
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: July 2, 1932
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 21 
Walter Lippmann
(First to introduce the concept of Cold War)

Walter Lippmann
0
Listed In: Journalists
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 14, 1974

 22 
Erle Stanley Gardner
(writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer)

Erle Stanley Gardner
0
Listed In: Lawyers
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Malden
Died: March 11, 1970
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 23 

Anna Akhmatova
2
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 23rd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Velykyi Fontan Cape
Died: March 5, 1966

 24 

Arnold J. Toynbee
0
Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 22, 1975
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 25 
Robert A. Taft
(Politician)

Robert A. Taft
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: July 31, 1953

 26 

Jaishankar Prasad
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Varanasi
Died: January 14, 1937
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 27 
George S. Kaufman
(Theatre director, Screenwriter, Journalist, Playwright, Bridge player, Writer)

George S. Kaufman
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
Died: June 2, 1961

 28 
Clifton Webb
(Film actor, Singer)

Clifton Webb
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: October 13, 1966
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 29 
Thomas Midgley, Jr.
(Mechanical and chemical engineer)

Thomas Midgley, Jr.
2
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 2, 1944

 30 
Jamnalal Bajaj
(Businessperson)

Jamnalal Bajaj
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sikar, India
Died: February 11, 1942

 31 
Robert Benchley
(Humorist)

Robert Benchley
0
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 21, 1945

 32 

Abdelhamid Ben Badis
0
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
Died: April 16, 1940

 33 
Pitirim Sorokin
(Sociologist)

Pitirim Sorokin
0
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: nyazhpogostsky District, Russia
Died: February 10, 1968

 34 
Lord Leopold Mountbatten
(Military Leader)

Lord Leopold Mountbatten
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Died: April 23, 1922

 35 
Efrem Zimbalist
(Composer, Conductor, Music educator, Violinist, University teacher)

Efrem Zimbalist
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rostov-on-Don
Died: February 22, 1985

 36 
Taha Hussein
(Was one of the most influential 20th-century Egyptian Writers, intellectuals)

Taha Hussein
1
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maghaghah, Egypt
Died: October 28, 1973

 37 
Fritz Pfeffer
(Physician)

Fritz Pfeffer
0
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gießen
Died: December 20, 1944

 38 
Sessue Hayakawa
(Actor, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film director)

Sessue Hayakawa
1
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chiba
Died: November 23, 1973

 39 
Dorothy Gibson
(Former Film Actress best remembered as a survivor of the sinking of the Titanic and for starring in the first motion picture based on the disaster)

Dorothy Gibson
1
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 17, 1946

 40 
James Whale
(Director, Actor)

James Whale
0
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Worcestershire, England
Died: May 29, 1957

 41 
Pearl White
(Actress)

Pearl White
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Green Ridge
Died: August 4, 1938

 42 
George Spahn
(Rancher)

George Spahn
0
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 22, 1974

 43 

Han van Meegeren
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Deventer, Netherlands
Died: December 30, 1947

 44 
Abel Gance
(Former film director, writer best known for three major silent films: J'accuse, La Roue, and Napoléon)

Abel Gance
0
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 10, 1981

 45 
Walton Walker
(Army General)

Walton Walker
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belton, Texas, United States
Died: December 23, 1950

Prince Waldemar of Prussia
0
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: May 2, 1945

 47 
H. L. Hunt
(Businessman)

H. L. Hunt
6
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Illinois
Died: November 29, 1974

 48 

Idris of Libya
2
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Al Jaghbub, Libya
Died: May 25, 1983

 49 
Paul Bern
(Film director)

Paul Bern
1
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wandsbek, Germany
Died: September 5, 1932

 50 
Sadhu Sundar Singh
(Missionary)

Sadhu Sundar Singh
0
Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: 1929 AD