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.

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 Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cuttack, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day Odisha, India)
Died: August 18, 1945

 2 Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Pilot
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atchison, Kansas, United States
Died: January 5, 1939

 3 Joseph Goebbels

Joseph Goebbels
40
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: German Nazi politician
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rheydt, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Died: May 1, 1945
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 4 Lucky Luciano

Lucky Luciano
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lercara Friddi, Italy
Died: January 26, 1962
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 5 Anthony Eden

Anthony Eden
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1955-1957)
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windlestone Hall, England
Died: January 14, 1977

 6 Elijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad
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Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sandersville
Died: February 25, 1975
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 7 William Faulkner

William Faulkner
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Albany, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 6, 1962
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 8 Frank Capra

Frank Capra
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bisacquino, Italy
Died: September 3, 1991
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 9 Moe Howard

Moe Howard
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: May 4, 1975

 10 Pope Paul VI

Pope Paul VI
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Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Concesio
Died: August 6, 1978
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 11 Vito Genovese

Vito Genovese
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tufino, Italy
Died: February 14, 1969

 12 Jack Haley

Jack Haley
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Famous As: Vaudevillian
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: June 6, 1979
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 13 Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Children's writer
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East Dulwich, London, England
Died: November 28, 1968

 14 Thich Quang Duc

Thich Quang Duc
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Listed In: Social Activists
Famous As: Vietnamese monk
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Khanh Hoa Province
Died: June 11, 1963
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 15 Marion Davies

Marion Davies
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Died: September 22, 1961

 16 Irène Joliot-Curie

Irène Joliot-Curie
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 17, 1956
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 17 Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: April 8, 1993

 18 Wilhelm Reich

Wilhelm Reich
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Listed In: Psychologists
Famous As: Psychoanalyst
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dobryanychi, Ukraine
Died: November 3, 1957
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 19 Bud Abbott

Bud Abbott
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 24, 1974

 20 Jiroemon Kimura

Jiroemon Kimura
2
Famous As: Oldest Living Male Recorded in History
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kyōtango, Kyoto Prefecture
Died: June 12, 2013
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 21 Dr Zakir Husain

Dr Zakir Husain
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of India
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: May 3, 1969

 22 Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918
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 23 Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day
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Famous As: Journalist, Social Activist
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 29, 1980

 24 Fredric March

Fredric March
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Racine
Died: April 14, 1975
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 25 Walter Pidgeon

Walter Pidgeon
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor, Trade unionist
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint John
Died: September 25, 1984

 26 Georges Bataille

Georges Bataille
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Billom, France
Died: July 9, 1962
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 27 Herman J. Mankiewicz

Herman J. Mankiewicz
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Listed In: Screenwriters
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 5, 1953

 28 Ram Prasad Bismil

Ram Prasad Bismil
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Writer, Activist
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Died: December 19, 1927
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 29 Edith Head

Edith Head
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Famous As: Costume designer
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States
Died: October 24, 1981

 30 Jimmie Rodgers

Jimmie Rodgers
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter and musician
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 26, 1933

 31 Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan
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Famous As: Former Secretary of State for Health
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tredegar, Wales
Died: July 6, 1960

 32 Emil Maurice

Emil Maurice
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westermoor
Died: February 6, 1972

 33 Walter Winchell

Walter Winchell
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Listed In: Journalists
Famous As: Journalist, Radio Personality
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 20, 1972

 34 Joe Profaci

Joe Profaci
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Crime boss
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Villabate, Italy
Died: June 7, 1962

 35 John Laurie

John Laurie
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK
Died: June 23, 1980

 36 John Gilbert

John Gilbert
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Logan, Utah, United States
Died: January 9, 1936

 37 Ludwig Erhard

Ludwig Erhard
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Economist, Politician, University teacher
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fürth
Died: May 5, 1977

 38 Lester B. Pearson

Lester B. Pearson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 14th Prime Minister of Canada (1963-68)
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newtonbrook, Toronto, Canada
Died: December 27, 1972

 39 Gene Tunney

Gene Tunney
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Listed In: Boxers
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: November 7, 1978

 40 Ivan Konev

Ivan Konev
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lodeyno, Russia
Died: May 21, 1973

 41 Choudhry Rahmat Ali

Choudhry Rahmat Ali
1
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Balachaur
Died: February 3, 1951

 42 Kurt Schuschnigg

Kurt Schuschnigg
1
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Riva del Garda, Italy
Died: November 18, 1977

 43 Judith Anderson

Judith Anderson
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: stage actor, film actor
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adelaide
Died: January 3, 1992

 44 Mariano Marcos

Mariano Marcos
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Batac
Died: March 8, 1945

 45 Louis Buchalter

Louis Buchalter
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: March 4, 1944

 46 Pola Negri

Pola Negri
1
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lipno, Poland
Died: August 1, 1987

 47 Yun Sim-deok

Yun Sim-deok
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pyongyang, Kingdom of Korea
Died: August 4, 1926

 48 Adolf Heusinger

Adolf Heusinger
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holzminden
Died: November 30, 1982

 49 Marcel Petiot

Marcel Petiot
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Listed In: Serial Killers
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Auxerre, France
Died: May 25, 1946

 50 Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Noblemen
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: May 8, 1981