Famous People Born In 1891

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Discover the most famous people born in 1891. The list includes people like B. R. Ambedkar, Cole Porter, Sergei Prokofiev, Earl Warren, Max Ernst and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, political leaders, poets and philosophers born in 1891. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & India and many more countries.
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 1 
B. R. Ambedkar
(One of the Architects of the Indian Constitution)
B. R. Ambedkar
100
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: December 6, 1956
 2 
Erwin Rommel
(General)
Erwin Rommel
52
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany
Died: October 14, 1944
 3 
Frank Costello
(Crime Boss and Member of the Luciano Crime Family)
Frank Costello
3
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cassano allo Ionio, Italy
Died: February 18, 1973
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Cole Porter
(Composer, Songwriter)
Cole Porter
11
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peru, Indiana, United States
Died: October 15, 1964
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Frederick Banting
(Co-Discoverer of Insulin)
Frederick Banting
5
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alliston, New Tecumseth, Canada
Died: February 21, 1941
 6 
Zora Neale Hurston
(Folklorist, Anthropologist)
Zora Neale Hurston
11
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Notasulga
Died: January 28, 1960
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Sergei Prokofiev
(Composer and pianist)
Sergei Prokofiev
31
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Krasne, Ukraine
Died: March 5, 1953
 8 
Karl Dönitz
(German Admiral Who Briefly Succeeded Adolf Hitler as Head of State)
Karl Dönitz
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Grünau, Berlin, Germany
Died: December 24, 1980
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Earl Warren
(30th Governor of California (1943-53), 14th Chief Justice of the United States (1953-69))
Earl Warren
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 9, 1974
 10 
Fanny Brice
(Model, Singer, Actress)
Fanny Brice
2
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: May 29, 1951
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Max Ernst
(Primary Pioneer of the 'Dada Movement' and 'Surrealism' Known for His Work 'A Week of Kindness')
Max Ernst
4
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brühl, Germany
Died: April 1, 1976
 12 
Antonio Gramsci
(Italian Philosopher Best Known for His Theory of 'Cultural Hegemony')
Antonio Gramsci
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ales, Italy
Died: April 27, 1937
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James Chadwick
(Discoverer of Neutron)
James Chadwick
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bollington
Died: July 24, 1974
 14 
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina
(Former President of the Dominican Republic)
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Cristóbal Province, Dominican Republic
Died: May 30, 1961
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Henry Valentine Miller
2
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yorkville, Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 7, 1980
 16 
Ronald Colman
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England
Died: May 19, 1958
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Edith Stein
(Philosopher, Christian Nun and One of the Six 'Patron Saints of Europe')
Edith Stein
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: August 9, 1942
 18 
Grant Wood
(Former painter particularly well known for American Gothic (1930), which has become an iconic example of early 20th-century American art)
Grant Wood
2
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Anamosa, Iowa, United States
Died: February 12, 1942
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Joe E. Brown
0
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holgate, Ohio, United States
Died: July 6, 1973
 20 
Mikhail Bulgakov
(Novelist and Playwright Best Known for His Novel 'The Master and Margarita')
Mikhail Bulgakov
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: March 10, 1940
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Olga Khokhlova
(Russian Ballet Dancer and First Wife of Artist Pablo Picasso)
Olga Khokhlova
2
Listed In: Ballet Dancers
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nizhyn, Ukraine
Died: February 11, 1955
 22 
Walter Model
(Military Commander)
Walter Model
8
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Genthin, Germany
Died: April 21, 1945
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Ole Kirk Christiansen
0
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Filskov, Denmark
Died: March 11, 1958
 24 
Leo Burnett
(Businessman, Advertising Executive)
Leo Burnett
0
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Johns, Michigan U.S.
Died: June 7, 1971
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Ethel Roosevelt Derby
0
Listed In: Nurses
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oyster Bay (hamlet), New York
Died: December 10, 1977
 26 
Otto Dix
(German Painter Known for His Ruthless and Harshly Realistic Depictions of German Society During the Weimar Republic)
Otto Dix
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gera, Germany
Died: July 25, 1969
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Tadamichi Kuribayashi
2
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Died: March 26, 1945
 28 
Owney Madden
(Gangster)
Owney Madden
1
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds
Died: April 24, 1965
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Fumimaro Konoe
(Politician)
Fumimaro Konoe
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chiyoda-ku
Died: December 16, 1945
 30 
José P. Laurel
(Former President of the Philippines)
José P. Laurel
1
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tanauan, Philippines
Died: November 6, 1959
 31 
W Averell Harriman
(Former Governor of New York)
W Averell Harriman
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 26, 1986
 32 
Birbal Sahni
(Palaeobotanist)
Birbal Sahni
11
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Saharanpur district
Died: April 10, 1949
 33 
Harry Cohn
(Film producer)
Harry Cohn
1
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: February 27, 1958
 34 
Shizo Kanakuri
(Marathon runner, Athletics competitor)
Shizo Kanakuri
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tamana
Died: November 13, 1983
 35 
Stanley Spencer
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cookham, England
Died: December 14, 1959
 36 
Michael Chekhov
(Actor, Director and Theatre Practitioner Best Known for His Academy Nominated Role in the Film 'Spellbound')
Michael Chekhov
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 30, 1955
 37 
Lydia Lopokova
(Ballet dancer)
Lydia Lopokova
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian
Died: June 8, 1981
 38 
Ilya Ehrenburg
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: August 31, 1967
 39 
Edward Bernays
(Public Relations Consultant)
Edward Bernays
2
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Died: March 9, 1995
 40 
Bhupinder Singh of Patiala
(Cricketer, Maharaja of Patiala)
Bhupinder Singh of Patiala
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moti Bagh Palace, Patiala, Punjab, India
Died: March 23, 1938
 41 
John Heartfield
(Photographer, Painter, Poster artist)
John Heartfield
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Schmargendorf
Died: April 26, 1968
 42 
Ruth Cleveland
(Grover Cleveland's daughter)
Ruth Cleveland
0
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 7, 1904
 43 
Bridget Dowling
(Alois Hitler Jr.'s wife)
Bridget Dowling
1
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 18, 1969
 44 
Alexander Rodchenko
(Russian Artist and One of the Founders of 'Constructivism' and Russian Design)
Alexander Rodchenko
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 3, 1956
 45 
Michael Polanyi
(Polymath, who made important theoretical contributions to physical chemistry, economics, and philosophy)
Michael Polanyi
0
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 22, 1976
Genrikh Grigoryevich Yagoda
1
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rybinsk, Russia
Died: March 15, 1938
 47 
Ted Shawn
(Dancer)
Ted Shawn
0
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: January 9, 1972
 48 
Menen Asfaw
(Empress consort of Ethiopia (1930 - 1962))
Menen Asfaw
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wollo, Ethiopian Empire
Died: February 15, 1962
 49 
Bronislava Nijinska
(Ballet Dancer)
Bronislava Nijinska
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: February 21, 1972
 50 
Hu Shih
(Diplomat, Professor, Journalist)
Hu Shih
0
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shanghai
Died: February 24, 1962