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

Claude RainsClaude Rains
10th November, British
Actor
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
Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky
25th May, American, Russian
Aviator

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
12th March, Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer
Manuel II of PortugalManuel II of Portugal
15th November, Portuguese
King

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

Victor FlemingVictor Fleming
23rd February, American
Film Director

Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
23rd September, American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War

Arnold J. ToynbeeArnold J. Toynbee
14th April, British
Historian
Francis PegahmagabowFrancis Pegahmagabow
8th March, Canadian
Marksman

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
Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15th October, American
Humorist

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

Anita LoosAnita Loos
26th April, American
Screenwriter

Pearl WhitePearl White
4th March, American
Actress
W. S. Van DykeW. S. Van Dyke
21st March, American
Film Director

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

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

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Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
21st April, Swiss
Chemist
Thomas Hart BentonThomas Hart Benton
15th April, American
Painter

Walter GerlachWalter Gerlach
1st August, German
Physicist

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

Sessue HayakawaSessue Hayakawa
10th June, Japanese
Actor, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film director
Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
28th July, American
Actor
Ante PavelićAnte Pavelić
14th July, Croatian, Yugoslav
Author

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

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

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
17th July
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer
Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
23rd June, Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet

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

Sadhu Sundar SinghSadhu Sundar Singh
3rd September, Indian
Missionary

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
1st November, German
Artist

Paul BernPaul Bern
3rd December, German, American
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Carl Theodor DreyerCarl Theodor Dreyer
3rd February, Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor

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

Taha HusseinTaha Hussein
14th November, Egyptian
linguist, historian, translator, writer, literary

Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron FreybergBernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg
21st March, New Zealander, British
Military General
Jean de Lattre de TassignyJean de Lattre de Tassigny
2nd February, French
Military personnel

Gaetano ReinaGaetano Reina
27th September, American
gangster, businessperson
Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
21st April, American
Composer, Conductor, Music educator, Violinist,

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

Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
30th April, German
Physician

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

R. G. CollingwoodR. G. Collingwood
22nd February, British
Philosopher, Historian, Archaeologist
Eberhard von MackensenEberhard von Mackensen
24th September, German
Military personnel

Risto RytiRisto Ryti
3rd February, Finnish
Politician, President

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

Vasily BlyukherVasily Blyukher
1st December, Russian
Military commander
Li DazhaoLi Dazhao
29th October, Chinese
Founder of Communist Party of China

Maxwell MaltzMaxwell Maltz
10th March, American
Physician, Writer, Playwright
Gabriel MarcelGabriel Marcel
7th December, French
Playwright, Philosopher, Writer, University

Samuel BronfmanSamuel Bronfman
30th November, Canadian
 

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
7th February, Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Sewall WrightSewall Wright
21st December, American
Geneticist

Abel GanceAbel Gance
25th October, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Film producer,
Walton WalkerWalton Walker
3rd December, American
Army General

Conrad AikenConrad Aiken
5th August, American
Writer

Dietrich von HildebrandDietrich von Hildebrand
12th October, German
Writer, Theologian, University teacher,
Kōichi KidoKōichi Kido
18th July, Japanese
Politician

Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
23rd April, Dutch
Naval Officer
Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
24th January, German
Officer

Leslie MorsheadLeslie Morshead
18th September, Australian
Military personnel

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

Zalman ShazarZalman Shazar
24th November, Israeli
politician, journalist, writer,poet
Lyubov PopovaLyubov Popova
24th April, Russian
painter, university teacher, graphic artist
Ki Hajar DewantaraKi Hajar Dewantara
2nd May, Indonesian
Activist

Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
18th May, Austrian, Romanian, American
Psychiatrist

Arthur WaleyArthur Waley
19th August, British
Translator

Mabel Walker WillebrandtMabel Walker Willebrandt
23rd May, American
Lawyer
Perle MestaPerle Mesta
12th October, American
Socialite

Hannes MeyerHannes Meyer
18th November, Swiss
Swiss architect

Lloyd BaconLloyd Bacon
4th December, American
Director

Walter A. HaasWalter A. Haas
11th May, American
Businessman

Emil BrunnerEmil Brunner
23rd December, Swiss
Theologian
Richard RétiRichard Réti
28th May, Austrian, Slovak
Chess Player

Noble SissleNoble Sissle
10th July, American
American composer
John Middleton MurryJohn Middleton Murry
6th August, British
Writer

Abbas Mahmoud al-AqqadAbbas Mahmoud al-Aqqad
28th June, Egyptian
Journalist
Ernst ReuterErnst Reuter
29th July, German
Politician
Alfonso ReyesAlfonso Reyes
17th May, Mexican
Writer