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
Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart
24th July, American
Aviator, Pilot

Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
29th October, German
German Nazi politician

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

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

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

Elijah MuhammadElijah Muhammad
7th October, American
Religious Leader

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
12th September, French
Chemist
Moe HowardMoe Howard
19th June, American
Actor

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25th September, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate
Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
26th September, Italian
Pope

Vito GenoveseVito Genovese
21st November, Italian, American
Mobster

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11th August, British
Writer

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
24th March, Austrian
Psychoanalyst

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

Marian AndersonMarian Anderson
27th February, American
Singer

Frank CapraFrank Capra
18th May, Italian, American
Film Director

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
8th November, American
 
Edith HeadEdith Head
28th October, American
Costume Designer

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10th September, French
Philosopher
Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
15th November, Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

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

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
2nd October, Italian, American
Mafia Boss
Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
23rd April, Canadian
14th Prime Minister of Canada

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
7th April, American
Journalist, Radio Personality
Louise TracyLouise Tracy
31st July, American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic

Ivan KonevIvan Konev
28th December, Russian
General

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
22nd October, Italian, American
Chef, Restaurateur
Louis BuchalterLouis Buchalter
6th February, American
Gangster

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Betty CompsonBetty Compson
19th March, American
Actress
Marcel PetiotMarcel Petiot
17th January, French
Serial Killer

Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
30th November, Indian
Botanist

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

Charles Kingsford SmithCharles Kingsford Smith
9th February, Australian
Aviator
John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft
27th May, British
Physicist
Enid LyonsEnid Lyons
9th July, Australian
Politician

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
22nd August, British
Actress

John Franklin EndersJohn Franklin Enders
10th February, American
The Father of Modern Vaccines

Patrick BlackettPatrick Blackett
18th November, British
Physicist
Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
16th June, German
Organic Chemist

Odd HasselOdd Hassel
17th May, Norwegian
Chemist

Tadeusz ReichsteinTadeusz Reichstein
20th July, Polish
Chemist

Manuel Ortiz GuerreroManuel Ortiz Guerrero
16th July, Paraguayan
Poet

Ronald George Wreyford NorrishRonald George Wreyford Norrish
9th November, British
Chemist
Thich Quang DucThich Quang Duc
30th November, Vietnamese
Vietnamese monk

Jack HaleyJack Haley
10th August, American
Vaudevillian
Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-LangenburgGottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
24th March, German
Prince

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,
Bud AbbottBud Abbott
2nd October, American
Comedian

Jimmie RodgersJimmie Rodgers
8th September, American
 
Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
19th January, German
Politician

Judith AndersonJudith Anderson
10th February, Australian
stage actor, film actor

Eugene Bull Connor
11th July, American
Politician

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

John GilbertJohn Gilbert
10th July, American
Actor
Gene TunneyGene Tunney
25th May, American
Boxer

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

Margaret Chase SmithMargaret Chase Smith
14th December, American
Politician

Aiden Wilson TozerAiden Wilson Tozer
21st April, American
 
John LaurieJohn Laurie
25th March, Scottish
Actor

Pola NegriPola Negri
3rd January, Polish, American
Actress
Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
4th February, German
Economist, Politician, University teacher

Kurt SchuschniggKurt Schuschnigg
14th December, Austrian, Italian
Politician

Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
22nd January, American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist
Kurt DaluegeKurt Daluege
15th September, German
Officer, Politician

Thornton Niven WilderThornton Wilder
17th April, American
Playwright
Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10th September, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
14th January, German
General

Karl-Otto KochKarl-Otto Koch
2nd August, German
Military Officer
Sidney BechetSidney Bechet
14th May, American
Composer, Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Jazz musician

Dorothy ArznerDorothy Arzner
3rd January, American
Director
Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
16th November, Pakistani
Politician

John Bagot GlubbJohn Bagot Glubb
16th April, British
Military General

Adolf HeusingerAdolf Heusinger
4th August, German
Officer

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

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

William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
23rd January, Canadian
Boxer

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
26th April, Danish
Film director
Plaek PhibunsongkhramPlaek Phibunsongkhram
14th July, Thai
Politician

Paul RiccaPaul Ricca
14th November, American
mobster

Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
13th June, Finnish
Long-distance runner

Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
21st July, German
Politician

Gordon AllportGordon Allport
11th November, American
Psychologist, Academic, University teacher,
Celia LovskyCelia Lovsky
21st February, American
Actress

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
23rd November, German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher
Fletcher HendersonFletcher Henderson
18th December, American
American bandleader

J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
7th March, American
Psychologist
Yun PosunYun Posun
26th August, South Korean
President
Louis AragonLouis Aragon
3rd October, French
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,