Famous People Born In 1896

Discover the most famous people born in 1896. The list includes people like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, Georgy Zhukov, George Burns 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 1896. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Best Known for His Novel 'The Great Gatsby')

F. Scott Fitzgerald
24
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 21, 1940

 2 
Oswald Mosley
(British Politician)

Oswald Mosley
11
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mayfair, London
Died: December 3, 1980

 3 
George Burns
(Actor and Comedin Known for His Trademark Arched Eyebrow and Cigar-Smoke Punctuation)

George Burns
6
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 9, 1996
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Jean Piaget
3
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: September 16, 1980
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Georgy Zhukov
(Military Commander)

Georgy Zhukov
12
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zhukov, Kaluga Oblast
Died: June 18, 1974

 6 
Morarji Desai
(Politician, Prime Minister of India)

Morarji Desai
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bhadeli, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died: April 10, 1995
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Lev Vygotsky
(Psychologist)

Lev Vygotsky
2
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orsha, Belarus
Died: June 11, 1934
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 8 
Jimmy Doolittle
(Military General)

Jimmy Doolittle
3
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alameda, California, United States
Died: September 27, 1993
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 9 
Mamie Eisenhower
(First Lady of the United States (1953-1961))

Mamie Eisenhower
5
Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boone, Iowa, United States
Died: November 1, 1979

 10 
Ruth Gordon
(Actress)

Ruth Gordon
4
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 28, 1985
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A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
19
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: November 14, 1977

 12 
Salim Ali
(Ornithologist)

Salim Ali
2
Listed In: Ornithologists
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 20, 1987
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 13 
Howard Hawks
(Director)

Howard Hawks
2
Birthdate: 30th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Goshen, Indiana, United States
Died: December 26, 1977

 14 
Antonin Artaud
(French Writer, Theatre Director and One of the Major Figures of the European Avant-Garde)

Antonin Artaud
9
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: March 4, 1948
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 15 
Andre Breton
(Writer, Co-Founder of Surrealism)

Andre Breton
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tinchebray, Tinchebray-Bocage, France
Died: September 28, 1966

 16 
Adele Astaire
(Actor, Dancer, Stage actor)

Adele Astaire
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Omaha
Died: January 25, 1981
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Raymond Massey
(Canadian Actor, Known for His Commanding, Stage-Trained Voice)

Raymond Massey
1
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 29, 1983

 18 
Carlos P. Garcia
(Former President)

Carlos P. Garcia
1
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Talibon, Philippines
Died: June 14, 1971
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Ethel Waters
(Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor)

Ethel Waters
4
Listed In:
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chester County
Died: September 1, 1977

 20 
Ted Healy
(Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor)

Ted Healy
1
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kaufman
Died: December 21, 1937
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 21 
Rogers Hornsby
(Baseball player)

Rogers Hornsby
0
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winters
Died: January 5, 1963

 22 
A. J. Cronin
(Physician)

A. J. Cronin
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cardross, Scotland
Died: January 6, 1981
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 23 
Konstantin Rokossovsky
(Military officer)

Konstantin Rokossovsky
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: August 3, 1968

 24 
Tristan Tzara
(Romanian and French Avant-Garde Poet, essayist and performance artist)

Tristan Tzara
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moinești, Romania
Died: December 25, 1963
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 25 

William A. Wellman
0
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 29th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 9, 1975

 26 
Buenaventura Durruti
(Anarcho-syndicalist, Anarchist, Trade unionist)

Buenaventura Durruti
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: León
Died: November 20, 1936
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 27 
Harry R. Truman
(Businessman)

Harry R. Truman
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ivydale, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 18, 1980

 28 

Joseph Schildkraut
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 21, 1964
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Wallace Carothers
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa, United States
Died: April 29, 1937

 30 
Gerty Cori
(Biochemist)

Gerty Cori
0
Listed In: Biochemists
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: October 26, 1957

 31 
Anastasio Somoza García
(President of Nicaragua (1937-47, 1950-56))

Anastasio Somoza García
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Marcos, Nicaragua
Died: September 29, 1956

 32 
Ira Gershwin
(Lyricist)

Ira Gershwin
2
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: August 17, 1983

 33 

Liam O'Flaherty
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Inishmore, Ireland
Died: September 7, 1984

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: July 23, 1957

 35 
Imre Nagy
(Politician)

Imre Nagy
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaposvár, Hungary
Died: June 16, 1958

 36 
Kartar Singh Sarabha
(Revolutionary)

Kartar Singh Sarabha
2
Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: November 16, 1915

 37 
V. K. Krishna Menon
(Indian Politician)

V. K. Krishna Menon
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kozhikode, Kerala
Died: October 6, 1974

 38 

Liam O'Flaherty
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Inishmore, Ireland
Died: September 7, 1984

 39 
Nobusuke Kishi
(Politician)

Nobusuke Kishi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tabuse, Empire of Japan
Died: August 7, 1987

 40 
Albert Ball
(Aviator, Military personnel)

Albert Ball
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nottingham
Died: May 7, 1917

 41 
Leslie Groves
(United States Army Officer in Charge of the Construction of 'The Pentagon' and Director of 'The Manhattan Project')

Leslie Groves
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: July 13, 1970

 42 
Everett Dirksen
(Former U.S. Senator)

Everett Dirksen
0
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pekin, Illinois, United States
Died: September 7, 1969

Shirley Graham Du Bois
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: March 27, 1977

 44 
Señor Wences
(Ventriloquist)

Señor Wences
1
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Salamanca, Spain
Died: April 20, 1999

Nadejda Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven
0
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cannes, France
Died: January 22, 1963

 46 
D. R. Bendre
(Generally Considered the greatest Kannada lyric poet of the 20th century)

D. R. Bendre
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dharwad, India
Died: October 26, 1981

Prince Sigismund of Prussia
0
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: November 14, 1978

 48 
David Alfaro Siqueiros
(Painter, University teacher, Military personnel)

David Alfaro Siqueiros
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chihuahua
Died: January 6, 1974

 49 
Tommy Johnson
(American musician)

Tommy Johnson
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Terry, Mississippi, United States
Died: November 1, 1956

 50 
E.Y. Harburg
(Lyricist)

E.Y. Harburg
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: March 5, 1981