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.

Subhas Chandra BoseSubhas Chandra Bose
23rd January, Indian
Political leader
Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
29th October, German
German Nazi politician

Elijah MuhammadElijah Muhammad
7th October, American
Religious Leader

Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart
24th July, American
Aviator, Pilot

Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
11th November, Italian, American
Gangster

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
12th September, French
Chemist
Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
12th June, British
Prime Minister of UK

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
26th September, Italian
Pope

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25th September, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate
Moe HowardMoe Howard
19th June, American
Actor

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11th August, British
Writer
Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
24th March, Austrian
Psychoanalyst

Marion DaviesMarion Davies
3rd January, American
Actress

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

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

Marian AndersonMarian Anderson
27th February, American
Singer
Dorothy DayDorothy Day
8th November, American
 

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

Jiroemon KimuraJiroemon Kimura
19th April, Japanese
Oldest Living Male Recorded in History

Fredric MarchFredric March
31st August, American
Actor
Edith HeadEdith Head
28th October, American
Costume Designer

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
2nd October, Italian, American
Mafia Boss
Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
22nd October, Italian, American
Chef, Restaurateur

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10th September, French
Philosopher

Ivan KonevIvan Konev
28th December, Russian
General
Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
23rd April, Canadian
14th Prime Minister of Canada

Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
7th November, American
Screenwriter
Louise TracyLouise Tracy
31st July, American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic

Louis BuchalterLouis Buchalter
6th February, American
Gangster

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

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Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
30th November, Indian
Botanist
Nirad C. ChaudhuriNirad C. Chaudhuri
23rd November, Indian
Indian writer

John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft
27th May, British
Physicist

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

Enid LyonsEnid Lyons
9th July, Australian
Politician
Patrick BlackettPatrick Blackett
18th November, British
Physicist
Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
22nd August, British
Actress

Betty CompsonBetty Compson
19th March, American
Actress

Tadeusz ReichsteinTadeusz Reichstein
20th July, Polish
Chemist

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
16th June, German
Organic 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
Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
19th January, German
Politician

Jack HaleyJack Haley
10th August, American
Vaudevillian
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
10th June, Russian
Politician, Nurse

Bud AbbottBud Abbott
2nd October, American
Comedian

Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
23rd September, Canadian, American
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,
John DeanJohn Dean
2nd September, British
Actor

Teddy HartTeddy Hart
25th September, American
Actor
Judith AndersonJudith Anderson
10th February, Australian
stage actor, film actor

Gene TunneyGene Tunney
25th May, American
Boxer

Margaret Chase SmithMargaret Chase Smith
14th December, American
Politician

Pola NegriPola Negri
3rd January, Polish, American
Actress

Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
22nd January, American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist
John LaurieJohn Laurie
25th March, Scottish
Actor

Kurt DaluegeKurt Daluege
15th September, German
Officer, Politician

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

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

Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
4th February, German
Economist, Politician, University teacher
Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
14th January, German
General

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

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10th September, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer
Erich Wolfgang KorngoldErich Wolfgang Korngold
29th May, Austrian, Czech, American
Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Film score composer

Thornton Niven WilderThornton Wilder
17th April, American
Playwright
Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
13th June, Finnish
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics

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

Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
15th August, American
Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer
Karl-Otto KochKarl-Otto Koch
2nd August, German
Military Officer

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of RussiaPrince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
24th January, Russian
Prince
Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
26th April, Danish
Film director

Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
16th November, Pakistani
Politician

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

Plaek PhibunsongkhramPlaek Phibunsongkhram
14th July, Thai
Politician
Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
21st July, German
Politician
Gordon AllportGordon Allport
11th November, American
Psychologist, Academic, University teacher,

Adolf HeusingerAdolf Heusinger
4th August, German
Officer

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

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
30th October, Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter
William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
23rd January, Canadian
Boxer

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

Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
8th September, British
Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, Psychologist

Fletcher HendersonFletcher Henderson
18th December, American
American bandleader

Gershom ScholemGershom Scholem
5th December, Israeli
Philosopher, Librarian, Historian, Educationist,
Joseph DarnandJoseph Darnand
19th March, French
Politician

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
3rd October, French
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,
Henry CowellHenry Cowell
11th March, American
Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist

J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
7th March, American
Psychologist
Orry-KellyOrry-Kelly
31st December, Australian, American
Costume designer
Ye JianyingYe Jianying
28th April
Politician