Famous People Born In 1890

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Discover the most famous people born in 1890. The list includes people like Dwight D. Eisenhower, Charles de Gaulle, H. P. Lovecraft, Agatha Christie, Colonel Sanders and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, journalists and novelists born in 1890. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Canada and many more countries.
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
(34th President of the United States (1953–1961))
Dwight D. Eisenhower
76
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States
Died: March 28, 1969
 2 
Colonel Sanders
(Founder of the Fast Food Chicken Restaurant ‘Kentucky Fried Chicken’ (KFC))
Colonel Sanders
42
Listed In: Restaurateurs
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Henryville, Indiana, United States
Died: December 16, 1980
 3 
Agatha Christie
(English Author Known for Her Detective Novels and Short Stories)
Agatha Christie
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Died: January 12, 1976
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Ho Chi Minh
(Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of Vietnam)
Ho Chi Minh
41
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cụm di tích Hoàng trù, Vietnam
Died: September 2, 1969
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H. P. Lovecraft
(American Weird-Fiction Writer Known for Creating the Mythopoeia 'Cthulhu Mythos')
H. P. Lovecraft
26
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: March 15, 1937
 6 
Stan Laurel
(Comic Actor Who was Part of The Comedy Duo 'Laurel and Hardy'. and Appeared with His Comedy Partner Oliver Hardy in 107 Short Films)
Stan Laurel
7
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 23, 1965
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Charles de Gaulle
(Former French President & Army Officer Who Led 'Free France' against Nazi Germany in World War II)
Charles de Gaulle
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: November 9, 1970
 8 
Groucho Marx
(One of America's Greatest Comedians of His Era)
Groucho Marx
7
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 19, 1977
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Michael Collins
(Politician)
Michael Collins
4
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: County Cork, Republic of Ireland
Died: August 22, 1922
 10 
Man Ray
(Modernist Artist)
Man Ray
5
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: November 18, 1976
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Duke Kahanamoku
(Hawaiian Competition Swimmer Who Popularized the Sport of Surfing)
Duke Kahanamoku
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haleʻākala, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: January 22, 1968
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Frank Morgan
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Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 18, 1949
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Egon Schiele
(Austrian Expressionist Painter, Draftsman, and Printmaker)
Egon Schiele
7
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tulln, Austria
Died: October 31, 1918
 14 
Friedrich Paulus
(German Field Marshal Best Known for Commanding the 6th Army During the Battle of Stalingrad)
Friedrich Paulus
7
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guxhagen, Germany
Died: February 1, 1957
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Robert Stroud
(US Convicted Killer Who Became an Ornithologist and an Author in Prison)
Robert Stroud
2
Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: November 21, 1963
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Fritz Lang
(Austrian Filmmaker Who Was a Pioneer of Science-Fiction Movies)
Fritz Lang
2
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: August 2, 1976
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Eddie Rickenbacker
(American Fighter Pilot Who Played an Important Role in World War I)
Eddie Rickenbacker
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: July 23, 1973
 18 
Marjorie Main
(Actress)
Marjorie Main
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Acton, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: April 10, 1975
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Alfred Jodl
(Chief of the Operations Staff of the German Armed Forces High Command (1939 - 1945))
Alfred Jodl
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946
 20 
Boris Pasternak
(Russian Poet & Novelist Who Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958)
Boris Pasternak
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 30, 1960
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Casey Stengel
(Baseball player)
Casey Stengel
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: September 29, 1975
 22 
George II of Greece
(Former King of Greece (1922 - 1924))
George II of Greece
5
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Greece
Died: April 1, 1947
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Maria Goretti
(Regarded as a Roman Catholic saint and martyr)
Maria Goretti
2
Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Corinaldo, Italy
Died: July 6, 1902
 24 
Carlos Gardel
(One the Most Popular Tango Singer of All Time)
Carlos Gardel
1
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toulouse, France
Died: June 24, 1935
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Jelly Roll Morton
(Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz musician)
Jelly Roll Morton
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gulfport
Died: July 10, 1941
 26 
Marjory Douglas
(Journalist)
Marjory Douglas
1
Listed In: Journalists
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: May 14, 1998
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Elpidio Quirino
(Former President of the Philippines)
Elpidio Quirino
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vigan City, Philippines
Died: February 29, 1956
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Elsa Schiaparelli
(Italian Fashion Designer Famous for Her Surrealist Fashions of the 1930s and for Her Witty Accessories)
Elsa Schiaparelli
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Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 13, 1973
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Herbert Marshall
(Screen and Radio Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Gaston Monescu’ in the Film ‘Trouble in Paradise’)
Herbert Marshall
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 22, 1966
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Norman Bethune
(Physician)
Norman Bethune
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Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gravenhurst, Canada
Died: November 12, 1939
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Adolphe Menjou
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: PPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 29, 1963
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Kurt Lewin
(Psychologist)
Kurt Lewin
2
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mogilno, Poland
Died: February 12, 1947
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Marguerite Alibert
(French Socialite Who Became a Royal Courtesan)
Marguerite Alibert
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 2, 1971
 34 
Agnes Macphail
(Member of Ontario Provincial Parliament (1943-45, 1948-51))
Agnes Macphail
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Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dundalk, Canada
Died: February 13, 1954
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Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(Political & Spiritual Leader and Founder of the 'Khudai Khidmatgar' Resistance Movement against British Colonial Rule in India)
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Utmānzai, Pakistan
Died: January 20, 1988
 36 
Katherine Anne Porter
(Journalist, Essayist, Writer, Novelist)
Katherine Anne Porter
0
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indian Creek, Texas, U.S.
Died: September 18, 1980
 37 
Rose Kennedy
(American Philanthropist, Socialite, and Matriarch of the Kennedy Family)
Rose Kennedy
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 22, 1995
 38 
Anthony Fokker
(Aviation Entrepreneur & Aircraft Designer Who Pproduced Fighter Aircraft in Germany During WW I)
Anthony Fokker
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blitar, Indonesia
Died: December 23, 1939
 39 
Robert Ripley
(American Cartoonist and Creator of the Newpaper Panel Series 'Ripley’s Believe It or Not!')
Robert Ripley
0
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Died: May 27, 1949
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Vyacheslav Molotov
(1st Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union (1942 – 1957))
Vyacheslav Molotov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sovetsk, Russia
Died: November 8, 1986
 41 
Jean Rhys
(British Novelist Best Known for Her Novel 'Wide Sargasso Sea')
Jean Rhys
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roseau, Dominica
Died: May 14, 1979
 42 
Giorgio Morandi
(Painter and printmaker who specialized in still life)
Giorgio Morandi
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: June 18, 1964
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Fanny Kaplan
(Revolutionary)
Fanny Kaplan
5
Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Volhynian Governorate
Died: September 3, 1918
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Edwin Howard Armstrong
(American Electrical Engineer and Inventor, Who Developed FM Radio and the Superheterodyne Receiver System)
Edwin Howard Armstrong
1
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, New York, United States
Died: February 1, 1954
 45 
Lloyd Wright
(Architect)
Lloyd Wright
1
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: May 31, 1978
 46 
Gopinath Bordoloi
(First Chief Minister of Assam, India)
Gopinath Bordoloi
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Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Raha, Assam
Died: August 5, 1950
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Aimee Semple McPherson
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Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salford, Ontario, Canada
Died: September 27, 1944
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Cecil Kellaway
(Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor)
Cecil Kellaway
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cape Town
Died: February 28, 1973
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Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Concord, New Hampshire, U.S.
Died: September 5, 1964
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Mortimer Wheeler
(British Archaeologist and Officer in the British Army)
Mortimer Wheeler
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 22, 1976