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.

Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart
24th July, American
Aviator, Pilot
Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
29th October, German
German Nazi politician

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
12th June, British
Prime Minister of UK

Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
11th November, American
Gangster

Subhas Chandra BoseSubhas Chandra Bose
23rd January, Indian
 

Elijah MuhammadElijah Muhammad
7th October, American
Religious Leader
Moe HowardMoe Howard
19th June, American
Actor

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25th September, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
7th April, American
Journalist, Radio Personality
Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11th August, British
Writer

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
26th September, Italian
Pope
Edith HeadEdith Head
28th October, American
Costume Designer

Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
15th November, Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
24th March, Austrian
Psychoanalyst

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
12th September, French
Chemist

Marion DaviesMarion Davies
3rd January, American
Actress
Frank CapraFrank Capra
18th May, Italian, American
Film Director

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
8th November, American
 

Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
7th November, American
Screenwriter

Fredric MarchFredric March
31st August, American
Actor
Jiroemon KimuraJiroemon Kimura
19th April, Japanese
Oldest Living Male Recorded in History

Ivan KonevIvan Konev
28th December, Russian
General
Marian AndersonMarian Anderson
27th February, American
Singer

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

Marcel PetiotMarcel Petiot
17th January, French
Serial Killer
Louise TracyLouise Tracy
31st July, American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic

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

Louis BuchalterLouis Buchalter
6th February, American
Gangster
Charles Kingsford SmithCharles Kingsford Smith
9th February, Australian
Aviator

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John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft
27th May, British
Physicist
Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
30th November, Indian
Botanist

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

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
Betty CompsonBetty Compson
19th March, American
Actress

Enid LyonsEnid Lyons
9th July, Australian
Politician

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
16th June, German
Organic Chemist

Tadeusz ReichsteinTadeusz Reichstein
20th July, Polish
Chemist
Odd HasselOdd Hassel
17th May, Norwegian
Chemist

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

Manuel Ortiz GuerreroManuel Ortiz Guerrero
16th July, Paraguayan
Poet

Dr Zakir HussainDr Zakir Husain
8th February, Indian
Former President of India

Vito GenoveseVito Genovese
27th November, American
Drug trafficker
Jack HaleyJack Haley
10th August, American
Vaudevillian

Teddy HartTeddy Hart
25th September, American
Actor
Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
23rd September, Canadian, American
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,

Bud AbbottBud Abbott
2nd October, American
Comedian

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
10th June, Russian
Politician, Nurse
John LaurieJohn Laurie
25th March, Scottish
Actor

Judith AndersonJudith Anderson
10th February, Australian
stage actor, film actor
John DeanJohn Dean
2nd September, British
Actor

Gene TunneyGene Tunney
25th May, American
Boxer

Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
19th January, German
Politician

Pola NegriPola Negri
3rd January, Polish, American
Actress

Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
22nd January, American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist
Margaret Chase SmithMargaret Chase Smith
14th December, American
Politician

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

Sidney BechetSidney Bechet
14th May, American
Composer, Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Jazz musician

Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
4th February, German
Economist, Politician, University teacher
Thornton Niven WilderThornton Wilder
17th April, American
Playwright

Paul RiccaPaul Ricca
14th November, American
mobster
Kurt SchuschniggKurt Schuschnigg
14th December, Austrian, Italian
Politician

Erich Wolfgang KorngoldErich Wolfgang Korngold
29th May, Austrian, Czech, American
Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Film score composer

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
26th April, Danish
Film director
Kurt DaluegeKurt Daluege
15th September, German
Officer, Politician

Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
14th January, German
Politician, Officer
Hans SpeidelHans Speidel
28th October, German
Career soldier, Military personnel

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10th September, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Gordon AllportGordon Allport
11th November, American
Psychologist, Academic, University teacher,
Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
13th June, Finnish
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics

Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
6th January, Armenian, Hungarian
Political leader, Prime Minister
Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
16th November, Pakistani
Politician

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of RussiaPrince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
24th January, Russian
Prince

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

Plaek PhibunsongkhramPlaek Phibunsongkhram
14th July, Thai
Politician
Fletcher HendersonFletcher Henderson
18th December, American
American bandleader
Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
21st July, German
Politician

Henry CowellHenry Cowell
11th March, American
Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
30th October, Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter

Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
8th September, British
Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, Psychologist
Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
15th August, American
Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer

William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
23rd January, Canadian
Boxer

Hans BaurHans Baur
19th June, German
Aviator, Military personnel

Adolf HeusingerAdolf Heusinger
4th August, German
Officer

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
3rd October, French
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,
Robert RedfieldRobert Redfield
4th December, American
Anthropologist

Joseph DarnandJoseph Darnand
19th March, French
Politician
Ye JianyingYe Jianying
28th April
Politician

Kenneth BurkeKenneth Burke
5th May, American
Philosopher, Literary critic, University teacher,
J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
7th March, American
Psychologist
Mariano MarcosMariano Marcos
21st April, Filipino
Politician, Lawyer