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
(Aviator, Pilot)

24th July

American

Subhas Chandra BoseSubhas Chandra Bose

23rd January

Indian

Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
(German Nazi politician)

29th October

German

Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
(Gangster)

11th November

American

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
(Prime Minister of UK)

12th June

British

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
(Writer, Nobel Laureate)

25th September

American

Elijah MuhammadElijah Muhammad
(Religious Leader)

7th October

American

Fredric MarchFredric March
(Actor)

31st August

American

Moe HowardMoe Howard
(Actor)

19th June

American

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
(Writer)

11th August

British

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
(Psychoanalyst)

24th March

Austrian

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
(Pope)

26th September

Italian

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Marian AndersonMarian Anderson
(Singer)

27th February

American

Marion DaviesMarion Davies
(Actress)

3rd January

American

Frank CapraFrank Capra
(Film Director)

18th May

Italian,American

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
(Chemist)

12th September

French

Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
(14th Prime Minister of Canada)

23rd April

Canadian

Dorothy DayDorothy Day

8th November

American

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Jiroemon KimuraJiroemon Kimura
(Oldest Living Male Recorded in History)

19th April

Japanese

Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
(Former Secretary of State for Health)

15th November

Welsh

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
(Journalist, Radio Personality)

7th April

American

Louise TracyLouise Tracy
(Founder of The John Tracy Clinic)

31st July

American

Marcel PetiotMarcel Petiot
(Serial Killer)

17th January

French

Charles Kingsford SmithCharles Kingsford Smith
(Aviator)

9th February

Australian

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Betty CompsonBetty Compson
(Actress)

19th March

American

Nirad C. ChaudhuriNirad C. Chaudhuri
(Indian writer)

23rd November

Indian

Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
(Botanist)

30th November

Indian

John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft
(Physicist)

27th May

British

Dr Zakir HussainDr Zakir Husain
(Former President of India)

8th February

Indian

John Franklin EndersJohn Franklin Enders
(The Father of Modern Vaccines)

10th February

American

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Enid LyonsEnid Lyons
(Politician)

9th July

Australian

Patrick BlackettPatrick Blackett
(Physicist)

18th November

British

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
(Actress)

22nd August

British

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
(Organic Chemist)

16th June

German

Tadeusz ReichsteinTadeusz Reichstein
(Chemist)

20th July

Polish

Odd HasselOdd Hassel
(Chemist)

17th May

Norwegian

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Ronald George Wreyford NorrishRonald George Wreyford Norrish
(Chemist)

9th November

British

Manuel Ortiz GuerreroManuel Ortiz Guerrero
(Poet)

16th July

Paraguayan

Vito GenoveseVito Genovese
(Drug trafficker)

27th November

American

Edith HeadEdith Head
(Costume designer)

28th October

American

Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
(Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor, Trade unionist)

23rd September

Canadian,American

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
(Politician, Nurse)

10th June

Russian

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Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
(Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer, Literary critic)

10th September

French

Judith AndersonJudith Anderson
(stage actor, film actor)

10th February

Australian

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi

22nd October

American

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
(Entrepreneur)

2nd October

American

Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
(Musician, Singer, Guitarist)

22nd January

American

Gene TunneyGene Tunney
(Boxer)

25th May

American

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Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
(Politician)

19th January

German

Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
(Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer)

15th August

American

A. W. TozerA. W. Tozer
(Author)

21st April

American

Gordon AllportGordon Allport
(Psychologist, Academic, University teacher, Non-fiction writer)

11th November

American

Sidney BechetSidney Bechet
(Composer, Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Jazz musician)

14th May

American

Pola NegriPola Negri
(Actress)

3rd January

Polish,American

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Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
(Economist, Politician, University teacher)

4th February

German

Kurt SchuschniggKurt Schuschnigg
(Politician)

14th December

Austrian,Italian

Kurt DaluegeKurt Daluege
(Officer, Politician)

15th September

German

Ivan KonevIvan Konev
(officer)

16th December

Russian

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
(Journalist, Politician, Writer)

10th September

German

Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
(Politician)

16th November

Pakistani

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Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
(Politician, Officer)

14th January

German

Erich Wolfgang KorngoldErich Wolfgang Korngold
(Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Film score composer)

29th May

Austrian,Czech,American

Karl-Otto KochKarl-Otto Koch
(Officer, Torturer)

2nd August

German

Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
(Political leader, Prime Minister)

6th January

Armenian,Hungarian

Hans SpeidelHans Speidel
(Career soldier, Military personnel)

28th October

German

Paul RiccaPaul Ricca
(mobster)

14th November

American

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Hans BaurHans Baur
(Aviator, Military personnel)

19th June

German

Plaek PhibunsongkhramPlaek Phibunsongkhram
(Politician, Military personnel)

14th July

Thai

Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
(Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics competitor)

13th June

Finnish

J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
(Psychologist, University teacher)

7th March

American

Fletcher HendersonFletcher Henderson
(American bandleader)

18th December

American

Henry CowellHenry Cowell
(Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist)

11th March

American

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Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
(Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher)

23rd November

German

William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
(Boxer)

23rd January

Canadian

Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, Psychologist)

8th September

British

Benjamin Lee WhorfBenjamin Lee Whorf
(Anthropologist, Linguist)

24th April

American

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
(Film director)

26th April

Danish

Citizen KaneHerman J. Mankiewicz
(Screenwriter, Film producer, Journalist)

7th November

American

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Kenneth BurkeKenneth Burke
(Philosopher, Literary critic, University teacher, Sociologist, Journalist, Writer)

5th May

American

Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
(Politician)

21st July

German

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
(Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter)

30th October

Mexican

Nils AstherNils Asther
(Stage actor, Film actor)

17th January

Danish,Swedish

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
(Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist, Art critic)

3rd October

French

Adolf HeusingerAdolf Heusinger
(Officer)

4th August

German

Gershom ScholemGershom Scholem
(Philosopher, Librarian, Historian, Educationist, Writer, University teacher)

5th December

Israeli

John Bagot GlubbJohn Bagot Glubb
(Engineer, Officer)

16th April

British

Norbert EliasNorbert Elias
(Sociologist)

22nd June

Polish,British

Norbert EliasNorbert Elias
(Sociologist)

22nd June

Polish

Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
(Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer, Children's writer)

26th July

American

Dorothy ArznerDorothy Arzner
(Director)

30th November

American

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
(Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist)

10th May

Hungarian

Joseph DarnandJoseph Darnand
(Politician)

19th March

French

Ye JianyingYe Jianying
(Politician)

28th April

Orry-KellyOrry-Kelly
(Costume designer)

31st December

Australian,American

Robert RiskinRobert Riskin
(Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer, Playwright, Writer)

30th March

American

Arthur GreiserArthur Greiser
(Politician)

22nd January

German

Paul DelvauxPaul Delvaux
(Painter)

23rd September

Belgian

George SzellGeorge Szell
(Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher)

7th June

Hungarian,American

Werner VossWerner Voss
(Aviator, Military personnel)

13th April