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, British
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

Claude RainsClaude Rains
10th November, British
Actor

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
5th July, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker
Edwin Powell HubbleEdwin Powell Hubble
20th November, American
Astronomer & Mathematician

Manuel II of PortugalManuel II of Portugal
15th November, Portuguese
King
Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky
25th May, American, Russian
Aviator

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
12th March, Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer

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

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

Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
23rd September, American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War
Victor FlemingVictor Fleming
23rd February, American
Film Director

Francis PegahmagabowFrancis Pegahmagabow
8th March, Canadian
Marksman

Claude McKayClaude McKay
15th September, Jamaican, American
Writer

H. L. HuntH. L. Hunt
17th February, American
Businessman
Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
7th April, Chilean
Chilean poet

Thomas Hart BentonThomas Hart Benton
15th April, American
Painter
Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15th October, American
Humorist

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

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
21st January, American, Russian
Sociologist
Pearl WhitePearl White
4th March, American
Actress

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
Walter GerlachWalter Gerlach
1st August, German
Physicist

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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

Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
21st April, Swiss
Chemist

Louise MountbattenLouise Mountbatten
13th July, German
Queen
Ante PavelićAnte Pavelić
14th July, Croatian, Serbian
Author
Han van MeegerenHan van Meegeren
10th October
Painter, Art forger, Restorer

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

Robert A. TaftRobert A. Taft
8th September, American
Politician

Idris of LibyaIdris of Libya
12th March, Libyan
King
John B. Kelly Sr.John B. Kelly Sr.
4th October, American
Athlete

Lord Leopold MountbattenLord Leopold Mountbatten
21st May, British
Military Leader

James WhaleJames Whale
22nd July, British
Film director, Theatre director, Screenwriter

Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
23rd June, Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet

Jamnalal BajajJamnalal Bajaj
4th November, Indian
Businessperson
Paul BernPaul Bern
3rd December, German, American
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
17th July
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer
Thomas Midgley, Jr.Thomas Midgley, Jr.
19th May, American
 

Frank LentiniFrank Lentini
18th May, American
Entertainer

Sadhu Sundar SinghSadhu Sundar Singh
3rd September, Indian
Missionary
George S. KaufmanGeorge S. Kaufman
16th November, American
Theatre director, Screenwriter, Journalist,

Amadeo BordigaAmadeo Bordiga
13th June, Italian
Politician
Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
30th January, Indian
Poet

Carl Theodor DreyerCarl Theodor Dreyer
3rd February, Danish
Film director

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

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
1st November, German
Artist
Abdelhamid Ben BadisAbdelhamid Ben Badis
4th December, Algerian
Educator

Gaetano ReinaGaetano Reina
27th September, American
gangster, businessperson

Sir Stafford CrippsSir Stafford Cripps
24th April, British
Politician

Prince Waldemar of PrussiaPrince Waldemar of Prussia
20th March, German
Prince
Joseph Force CraterJoseph Force Crater
5th January, American
Lawyer, Judge

John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron ReithJohn Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith
20th July, British, Scottish
Broadcaster
Dorothy GibsonDorothy Gibson
17th May, American
Actress

Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron FreybergBernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg
21st March, New Zealander, British
Military General

Risto RytiRisto Ryti
3rd February, Finnish
Politician, President
Li DazhaoLi Dazhao
29th October, Chinese
Founder of Communist Party of China

Zalman ShazarZalman Shazar
24th November, Israeli
politician, journalist, writer,poet
Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
30th April, German
Physician

Paul NashPaul Nash
11th May, British
painter, illustrator, printmaker

Samuel BronfmanSamuel Bronfman
27th February, Canadian
Businessman
Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
21st April, American
Composer, Conductor, Music educator, Violinist,

Vasily BlyukherVasily Blyukher
1st December, Russian
Military commander
Eberhard von MackensenEberhard von Mackensen
24th September, German
Military personnel

Hans-Jürgen von ArnimHans-Jürgen von Arnim
4th April, German
Military personnel

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

Smoky Joe WoodSmoky Joe Wood
25th October, American
Baseball player
Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
7th February, Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,
R. G. CollingwoodR. G. Collingwood
22nd February, British
Philosopher

Prince Xavier of Bourbon-ParmaPrince Xavier of Bourbon-Parma
25th May, Italian
Military personnel

Vladimir SokoloffVladimir Sokoloff
26th December, American, Russian
Actor

Walton WalkerWalton Walker
3rd December, American
Army General
Charles DarrowCharles Darrow
10th August, American
Inventor, Publisher, Patent inventor

Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
23rd April, Dutch
Naval Officer

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

Kōichi KidoKōichi Kido
18th July, Japanese
Politician

Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
24th January, German
Officer
Conrad AikenConrad Aiken
5th August, American
Writer

Dietrich von HildebrandDietrich von Hildebrand
12th October, German
Writer, Theologian, University teacher,
Maxwell MaltzMaxwell Maltz
10th March, American
Physician, Writer, Playwright

Maria BochkarevaMaria Bochkareva
30th June, Russian
Soldier
Lyubov PopovaLyubov Popova
24th April, Russian
painter, university teacher, graphic artist
Siegfried KracauerSiegfried Kracauer
8th February, German, American
Writer