Famous People Born In 1894

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Discover the most famous people born in 1894. The list includes people like Aldous Huxley, Nikita Khrushchev, Bessie Smith, Norman Rockwell, Georges Lemaître and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, poets and novelists born in 1894. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.
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Aldous Huxley
(Writer and Philosopher Best Known for His Novels: ‘Brave New World’, ‘Island’ and ‘Point Counter Point’)
Aldous Huxley
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godalming, England
Died: November 22, 1963
 2 
Walter Brennan
16
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 21, 1974
 3 
Bessie Smith
(One of the Greatest Female Blues Singers of the 1930s)
Bessie Smith
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 26, 1937
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Norman Rockwell
(American Painter & Illustrator Known for His Works ‘Scout at Ship's Wheel’ &‘Santa and Scouts in Snow’)
Norman Rockwell
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Listed In: Illustrators
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 8, 1978
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Gavrilo Princip
(Assassinator of Archduke Franz Ferdinand)
Gavrilo Princip
25
Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Obljaj
Died: April 28, 1918
 6 
Jack Benny
(One of the Leading Entertainers of the 20th Century)
Jack Benny
5
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 26, 1974
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John Ford
(One of the Most Important and Influential Filmmakers of His Generation)
John Ford
5
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
Died: August 31, 1973
 8 
E. E. Cummings
8
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 3, 1962
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Satyendra Nath Bose
(Indian Mathematician and Physicist, Best Known for His Work on Quantum Mechanics)
Satyendra Nath Bose
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: February 4, 1974
 10 
Georges Lemaître
(Scientist & Priest)
Georges Lemaître
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleroi, Belgium
Died: June 20, 1966
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Maximilian Kolbe
(Polish Catholic Priest and Conventual Franciscan Friar)
Maximilian Kolbe
2
Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zduńska Wola, Poland
Died: August 14, 1941
 12 
J. B. Priestley
(Novelist and Playwright)
J. B. Priestley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: August 14, 1984
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Martha Graham
(Modern Dancer and Choreographer Known for Her 'Graham Technique' Style)
Martha Graham
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 1, 1991
 14 
Dashiell Hammett
(Regarded as one of the Best Mystery Writers of All Time)
Dashiell Hammett
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States
Died: January 10, 1961
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Leonarda Cianciulli
(Italian Serial Killer)
Leonarda Cianciulli
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Listed In: Serial Killers
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montella, Italy
Died: October 15, 1970
 16 
Harold Macmillan
(Former British Prime Minister)
Harold Macmillan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cadogan Place, London
Died: December 29, 1986
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V. V. Giri
(Fourth President of India)
V. V. Giri
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berhampur
Died: June 24, 1980
 18 
Robert Menzies
(12th Prime Minister of Australia)
Robert Menzies
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jeparit
Died: May 15, 1978
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Benjamin Graham
(Economist, Investor)
Benjamin Graham
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Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 21, 1976
 20 
Moms Mabley
(American comedian)
Moms Mabley
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Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brevard, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 23, 1975
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James Thurber
(Cartoonist, Author, Journalist & Playwright)
James Thurber
0
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: November 2, 1961
Chandrasekharendra Saraswati
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Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Viluppuram, India
Died: January 8, 1994
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Norbert Wiener
(Father of Cybernetics)
Norbert Wiener
0
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri, United States
Died: March 18, 1964
 24 
Ralph Capone
(Al Capone's Brother)
Ralph Capone
5
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Italy
Died: November 22, 1974
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Boris III of Bulgaria
(Former Tsar of the Kingdom of Bulgaria (1918 - 1943))
Boris III of Bulgaria
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: August 28, 1943
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Nikita Khrushchev
(Former Premier of the Soviet Union)
Nikita Khrushchev
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kalinovka, Dmitriyevsky Uyezd, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: September 11, 1971
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Fred Allen
(American comedian)
Fred Allen
1
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Died: March 17, 1956
 28 
ZaSu Pitts
(Actress)
ZaSu Pitts
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Parsons, Kansas, United States
Died: June 7, 1963
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Jean Renoir
(French Film Director & Screenwriter Known for His Films 'La Grande Illusion' and 'The Rules of the Game')
Jean Renoir
1
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montmartre, Paris, France
Died: February 12, 1979
 30 
Surya Sen
(Bengali Revolutionary Who Took Part in Indian Independence Movement and Led the 1930 Chittagong Armoury Raid)
Surya Sen
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Raozan Upazila, Bangladesh
Died: January 12, 1934
 31 
Olive Thomas
(American Silent-Film Actress, Art Model, and Photo Model)
Olive Thomas
2
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 10, 1920
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King Vidor
(Film Director and Producer)
King Vidor
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Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Died: November 1, 1982
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Claude Cahun
(French Photographer Known for Her Self-Portraits and Tableaux That Incorporated a Surrealist Style and Gender Fluidity)
Claude Cahun
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Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: December 8, 1954
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Khawaja Nazimuddin
(Former Prime Minister of Pakistan)
Khawaja Nazimuddin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dhaka
Died: October 22, 1964
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Ghanshyam Das Birla
(Indian businessman)
Ghanshyam Das Birla
10
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pilani, Rajasthan
Died: June 11, 1983
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Alfred Kinsey
(American Biologist Who Founded The Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University)
Alfred Kinsey
10
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 23rd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 25, 1956
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Hans Langsdorff
1
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bergen auf Rügen
Died: December 19, 1939
 38 
Josef von Sternberg
(Film Director)
Josef von Sternberg
1
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 22, 1969
 39 
Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
(Father of research laboratories)
Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bhera
Died: January 1, 1955
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Lothar von Richthofen
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Lothar von Richthofen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: July 4, 1922
 41 
Elisabeth of Romania
(Queen Consort of the Hellenes (1922 - 1924) and First Lady of Romania)
Elisabeth of Romania
1
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peleş Castle, Sinaia, Kingdom of Romania
Died: November 14, 1956
 42 
Andre Kertesz
(Photographer)
Andre Kertesz
0
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: September 28, 1985
 43 
Beatrice Lillie
0
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: January 20, 1989
 44 
James P. Johnson
(composer, pianist, jazz musician)
James P. Johnson
1
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Brunswick
Died: November 17, 1955
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Peter Warlock
(Composer)
Peter Warlock
2
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: December 17, 1930
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Arthur Fiedler
(Conductor)
Arthur Fiedler
0
Listed In: Conductors
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: July 10, 1979
 47 
Isaac Babel
(Russian Author and Journalist Who Is Remembered for His Iconic Short Story Collections)
Isaac Babel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: January 27, 1940
 48 
Ecaterina Teodoroiu
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Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Târgu Jiu, Romania
Died: September 3, 1917
 49 
Henry Hazlitt
(Journalist, Economist, Philosopher)
Henry Hazlitt
0
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: July 9, 1993
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Pyotr Kapitsa
(Soviet Physicist and Winner of 1978 Nobel Prize for His Basic Inventions and Discoveries in Low-Temperature Physics)
Pyotr Kapitsa
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kronstadt, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 8, 1984