Famous People Born In 1897

Discover the most famous people born in 1897. The list includes people like Subhas Chandra Bose, Joseph Goebbels, Amelia Earhart, Dorothy Day, Lucky Luciano 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 1897. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
12th June, British
Prime Minister of UK
Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
7th November, American
Screenwriter

Subhas Chandra BoseSubhas Chandra Bose
23rd January, Indian
Political leader

Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
29th October, German
German Nazi politician

Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart
24th July, American
Aviator, Pilot

Marion DaviesMarion Davies
3rd January, American
Actress
Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
11th November, Italian, American
Gangster

Elijah MuhammadElijah Muhammad
7th October, American
Religious Leader

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
26th September, Italian
Pope
Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
12th September, French
Chemist

Frank CapraFrank Capra
18th May, Italian, American
Film Director
William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25th September, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Moe HowardMoe Howard
19th June, American
Actor

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11th August, British
Writer

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
7th April, American
Journalist, Radio Personality

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
24th March, Austrian
Psychoanalyst
Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
15th November, Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
8th November, American
 

Fredric MarchFredric March
31st August, American
Actor

Edith HeadEdith Head
28th October, American
Costume Designer
Marian AndersonMarian Anderson
27th February, American
Singer

Jiroemon KimuraJiroemon Kimura
19th April, Japanese
Oldest Living Male Recorded in History
Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10th September, French
Philosopher

Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
23rd April, Canadian
14th Prime Minister of Canada

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
2nd October, Italian, American
Mafia Boss
Ivan KonevIvan Konev
28th December, Russian
General

Louise TracyLouise Tracy
31st July, American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic
Louis BuchalterLouis Buchalter
6th February, American
Gangster

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
22nd October, Italian, American
Chef, Restaurateur

Marcel PetiotMarcel Petiot
17th January, French
Serial Killer
Charles Kingsford SmithCharles Kingsford Smith
9th February, Australian
Aviator

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Dr Zakir HussainDr Zakir Husain
8th February, Indian
Former President of India
Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
30th November, Indian
Botanist

Nirad C. ChaudhuriNirad C. Chaudhuri
23rd November, Indian
Indian writer

John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft
27th May, British
Physicist

Betty CompsonBetty Compson
19th March, American
Actress
Enid LyonsEnid Lyons
9th July, Australian
Politician
John Franklin EndersJohn Franklin Enders
10th February, American
The Father of Modern Vaccines

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
22nd August, British
Actress

Patrick BlackettPatrick Blackett
18th November, British
Physicist

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
16th June, German
Organic Chemist
Tadeusz ReichsteinTadeusz Reichstein
20th July, Polish
Chemist

Odd HasselOdd Hassel
17th May, Norwegian
Chemist

Manuel Ortiz GuerreroManuel Ortiz Guerrero
16th July, Paraguayan
Poet

Ronald George Wreyford NorrishRonald George Wreyford Norrish
9th November, British
Chemist

Jack HaleyJack Haley
10th August, American
Vaudevillian
Thich Quang DucThich Quang Duc
30th November, Vietnamese
Vietnamese monk

Vito GenoveseVito Genovese
27th November, American
Drug trafficker
Bud AbbottBud Abbott
2nd October, American
Comedian

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
10th June, Russian
Politician, Nurse

Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
23rd September, Canadian, American
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,
Jimmie RodgersJimmie Rodgers
8th September, American
 

Judith AndersonJudith Anderson
10th February, Australian
stage actor, film actor
Thornton Niven WilderThornton Wilder
17th April, American
Playwright

Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
19th January, German
Politician

Margaret Chase SmithMargaret Chase Smith
14th December, American
Politician

John LaurieJohn Laurie
25th March, Scottish
Actor

Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
22nd January, American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist
Gene TunneyGene Tunney
25th May, American
Boxer

Hans SpeidelHans Speidel
28th October, German
Career soldier, Military personnel

Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
4th February, German
Economist, Politician, University teacher

John GilbertJohn Gilbert
10th July, American
Actor
Pola NegriPola Negri
3rd January, Polish, American
Actress

Aiden Wilson TozerAiden Wilson Tozer
21st April, American
 
Kurt SchuschniggKurt Schuschnigg
14th December, Austrian, Italian
Politician

Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
16th November, Pakistani
Politician

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of RussiaPrince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
24th January, Russian
Prince
Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
14th January, German
General

Kurt DaluegeKurt Daluege
15th September, German
Officer, Politician
Sidney BechetSidney Bechet
14th May, American
Composer, Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Jazz musician

Dorothy ArznerDorothy Arzner
30th November, American
Director

Paul RiccaPaul Ricca
14th November, American
mobster
Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10th September, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Gordon AllportGordon Allport
11th November, American
Psychologist, Academic, University teacher,
Gordon W. AllportGordon W. Allport
11th November, American
Research fellow

Karl-Otto KochKarl-Otto Koch
2nd August, German
Military Officer

Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
15th August, American
Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer

Adolf HeusingerAdolf Heusinger
4th August, German
Officer
Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
21st July, German
Politician
Erich Wolfgang KorngoldErich Wolfgang Korngold
29th May, Austrian, Czech, American
Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Film score composer

Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
6th January, Armenian, Hungarian
Political leader, Prime Minister

Plaek PhibunsongkhramPlaek Phibunsongkhram
14th July, Thai
Politician

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
26th April, Danish
Film director
Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
13th June, Finnish
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics

William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
23rd January, Canadian
Boxer

Fletcher HendersonFletcher Henderson
18th December, American
American bandleader

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
23rd November, German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher

Hans BaurHans Baur
19th June, German
Aviator, Military personnel
Joseph DarnandJoseph Darnand
19th March, French
Politician

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
30th October, Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
8th September, British
Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, Psychologist

John Bagot GlubbJohn Bagot Glubb
16th April, British
Military General
Louis AragonLouis Aragon
3rd October, French
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,
Henry CowellHenry Cowell
11th March, American
Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist