Famous People Born In 1893

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Discover the most famous people born in 1893. The list includes people like Mao Zedong, Yip Man, Mae West, Wilfred Owen, Huey Long and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, soldiers and diplomats born in 1893. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & India and many more countries.
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Yip Man
(Martial Artist and a Grandmaster of the Martial Art 'Wing Chun')
Yip Man
9
Listed In: Martial Artists
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Foshan, China
Died: December 2, 1972
 2 
Hattie McDaniel
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as ‘Mammy’ in the Film ‘Gone with the Wind’)
Hattie McDaniel
14
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: October 26, 1952
 3 
Mae West
(Actress, Screenwriter, Singer)
Mae West
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Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 22, 1980
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Mao Zedong
(Communist Leader of China)
Mao Zedong
85
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shaoshan, Xiangtan, China
Died: September 9, 1976
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Roy O. Disney
(Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company)
Roy O. Disney
7
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 20, 1971
 6 
Edward G. Robinson
(Romanian-American Actor Known for His Tough-Guy Roles as Gangsters)
Edward G. Robinson
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: January 26, 1973
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Edsel Ford
(Business Executive, Philanthropist and President of ‘Ford Motor Company’)
Edsel Ford
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 26, 1943
 8 
Jimmy Durante
(One of America's Most Popular Personalities of the 1920s through the 1970s)
Jimmy Durante
4
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: January 28, 1980
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Omar Bradley
(1st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1949-53))
Omar Bradley
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clark, Missouri, United States
Died: April 8, 1981
 10 
Huey Long
(Politician)
Huey Long
14
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winnfield
Died: September 10, 1935
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Lillian Gish
(Actress)
Lillian Gish
6
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States
Died: February 27, 1993
 12 
Wilfred Owen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oswestry
Died: November 4, 1918
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Joan Miró
(Spanish Painter, Sculptor and Ceramicist Known for His work in ‘Surrealism’, ‘Fauvism’ and ‘Expressionism’)
Joan Miró
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: December 25, 1983
 14 
Dorothy Parker
(American Poet, Critic & Satirist Who Was Known for Her Wit, Wisecracks, and Eye for 20th-Century Urban Foibles)
Dorothy Parker
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 7, 1967
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William Moulton Marston
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Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saugus, Massachusetts
Died: May 2, 1947
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Walter White
(American civil rights activist)
Walter White
4
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 1955 AD
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Jomo Kenyatta
(1st President of Kenya (1964–1978) and the 1st Prime Minister of Kenya (1963–1964))
Jomo Kenyatta
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gatundu, Kenya
Died: August 22, 1978
 18 
Madeleine Astor
(Socialite)
Madeleine Astor
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Listed In: Socialites
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 27, 1940
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Harold Lloyd
(Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, stunt performer)
Harold Lloyd
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burchard
Died: March 8, 1971
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Vera Brittain
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England
Died: March 29, 1970
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Leslie Howard
(English Actor, Director, Producer and One of the Biggest Box-Office Draws and Movie Idols of the 1930s)
Leslie Howard
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Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Forest Hill, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 1, 1943
 22 
Vladimir Mayakovsky
(Russian Poet and Playwright Who was a Prominent Figure of the Russian Futurist Movement)
Vladimir Mayakovsky
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baghdati, Georgia
Died: April 14, 1930
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Andres Segovia
(Spanish Guitarist Known for His Expressive Performances, Broad Tonal Palette, and Distinct Musical Personality)
Andres Segovia
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Listed In: Guitarists
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Linares, Spain
Died: June 2, 1987
 24 
Conrad Veidt
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Different from the Others’ and ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’)
Conrad Veidt
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: April 3, 1943
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Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
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Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: June 28, 1972
 26 
Blind Lemon Jefferson
(Blues & Gospel Singer-Songwriter)
Blind Lemon Jefferson
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Coutchman, Texas, United States
Died: December 19, 1929
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Margarete Himmler
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Listed In: Nurses
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Goncarzewo near Bromberg, Poland
Died: August 25, 1967
 28 
Francis Ouimet
(American Amateur Golfer)
Francis Ouimet
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Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 2, 1967
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Dean Acheson
(51st United States Secretary of State)
Dean Acheson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 11th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Middletown, Connecticut, United States
Died: October 12, 1971
 30 
Cedric Hardwicke
(British Stage and Film Actor Known for His Performances in the Plays of 'Shakespeare' and 'Shaw')
Cedric Hardwicke
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lye, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England
Died: August 6, 1964
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Frederick McKinley Jones
(Inventor of 'Mobile Refrigeration Technology' for Transportation of Perishable Goods)
Frederick McKinley Jones
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Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: February 21, 1961
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Fatima Jinnah
(Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah)
Fatima Jinnah
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Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: July 8, 1967
 33 
Carol II of Romania
(King of Romania from 1930 to 1940)
Carol II of Romania
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peleș Castle, Sinaia, Romania
Died: April 4, 1953
 34 
Big Bill Broonzy
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lake Dick, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 15, 1958
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Jack Frost
(Composer)
Jack Frost
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: October 21, 1959
 36 
Henry Murray
(Psychologist)
Henry Murray
1
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: June 23, 1988
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Harold Urey
(American Physical Chemist Who Won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1934 for the Discovery of Deuterium)
Harold Urey
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Walkerton, Indiana, United States
Died: January 5, 1981
 38 
Claire Lee Chennault
(US Military Aviator Who Commanded the US Army Air Forces in China)
Claire Lee Chennault
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Commerce, Texas, United States
Died: July 27, 1958
 39 
Dorothy L. Sayers
(English crime writer and poet.)
Dorothy L. Sayers
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: December 17, 1957
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Stanislaw Szukalski
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Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warta, Poland
Died: May 19, 1987
 41 
Ivor Novello
(Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter, Songwriter)
Ivor Novello
3
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cardiff
Died: March 6, 1951
 42 
Albert Szent-Györgyi
(Physiologist)
Albert Szent-Györgyi
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Listed In: Physiologists
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died: October 22, 1986
 43 
Beatrice Wood
(American Artist and Studio Potter)
Beatrice Wood
1
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: March 12, 1998
 44 
Irene Castle
(Dancer)
Irene Castle
0
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York ,United States
Died: January 25, 1969
 45 
Meghnad Saha
(Indian Astrophysicist Who Developed the ‘Saha Ionisation Equation’ and ‘Thermal Ionisation’)
Meghnad Saha
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangladesh
Died: February 16, 1956
 46 
Alexander Korda
(Hungarian-British Film Director, Producer and Screenwriter)
Alexander Korda
0
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Túrkeve, Hungary
Died: January 23, 1956
 47 
Harley Earl
(Automotive designer)
Harley Earl
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 10, 1969
 48 
Bugs Moran
(American Gangster and Bootlegger)
Bugs Moran
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Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 25, 1957
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Olga Baclanova
(Actress Known for Her Roles in the Films: 'Freaks' and 'The Man Who Laughs')
Olga Baclanova
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Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 6, 1974
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Lili Boulanger
(Composer)
Lili Boulanger
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 15, 1918