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
Subhas Chandra BoseSubhas Chandra Bose
23rd January, Indian
 

Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
29th October, German
German Nazi politician

Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
11th November, American
Gangster

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

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25th September, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate
Elijah MuhammadElijah Muhammad
7th October, American
Religious Leader

Moe HowardMoe Howard
19th June, American
Actor

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11th August, British
Writer

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
26th September, Italian
Pope
Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
24th March, Austrian
Psychoanalyst

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
12th September, French
Chemist
Frank CapraFrank Capra
18th May, Italian, American
Film Director

Edith HeadEdith Head
28th October, American
Costume Designer

Fredric MarchFredric March
31st August, American
Actor
Marion DaviesMarion Davies
3rd January, American
Actress

Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
23rd April, Canadian
14th Prime Minister of Canada
Marian AndersonMarian Anderson
27th February, American
Singer

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
8th November, American
 

Jiroemon KimuraJiroemon Kimura
19th April, Japanese
Oldest Living Male Recorded in History
Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
15th November, Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

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

Marcel PetiotMarcel Petiot
17th January, French
Serial Killer

Charles Kingsford SmithCharles Kingsford Smith
9th February, Australian
Aviator

Nirad C. ChaudhuriNirad C. Chaudhuri
23rd November, Indian
Indian writer
John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft
27th May, British
Physicist
Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
30th November, Indian
Botanist

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

Enid LyonsEnid Lyons
9th July, Australian
Politician

John Franklin EndersJohn Franklin Enders
10th February, American
The Father of Modern Vaccines
Patrick BlackettPatrick Blackett
18th November, British
Physicist

Betty CompsonBetty Compson
19th March, American
Actress

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
22nd August, British
Actress

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
16th June, German
Organic Chemist

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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

Vito GenoveseVito Genovese
27th November, American
Drug trafficker

Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
23rd September, Canadian, American
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
10th June, Russian
Politician, Nurse

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10th September, French
Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer,
Judith AndersonJudith Anderson
10th February, Australian
stage actor, film actor

Pola NegriPola Negri
3rd January, Polish, American
Actress

Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
22nd January, American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist

Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
19th January, German
Politician

Gene TunneyGene Tunney
25th May, American
Boxer
A. W. TozerA. W. Tozer
21st April, American
Author

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

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
2nd October, American
Entrepreneur

Gordon AllportGordon Allport
11th November, American
Psychologist, Academic, University teacher,
Ivan KonevIvan Konev
16th December, Russian
officer

Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
4th February, German
Economist, Politician, University teacher
Hans SpeidelHans Speidel
28th October, German
Career soldier, Military personnel

Kurt SchuschniggKurt Schuschnigg
14th December, Austrian, Italian
Politician

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10th September, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer
Kurt DaluegeKurt Daluege
15th September, German
Officer, Politician

Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
14th January, German
Politician, Officer
Erich Wolfgang KorngoldErich Wolfgang Korngold
29th May, Austrian, Czech, American
Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Film score composer

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

Paul RiccaPaul Ricca
14th November, American
mobster
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

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
22nd October, American
 

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

Hans BaurHans Baur
19th June, German
Aviator, Military personnel
Plaek PhibunsongkhramPlaek Phibunsongkhram
14th July, Thai
Politician, Military personnel
Karl-Otto KochKarl-Otto Koch
2nd August, German
Officer, Torturer

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

J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
7th March, American
Psychologist, University teacher

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

Adolf HeusingerAdolf Heusinger
4th August, German
Officer

Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
21st July, German
Politician

Citizen KaneHerman J. Mankiewicz
7th November, American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Journalist

Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
8th September, British
Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, Psychologist
Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
26th April, Danish
Film director

Fletcher HendersonFletcher Henderson
18th December, American
American bandleader
Benjamin Lee WhorfBenjamin Lee Whorf
24th April, American
Anthropologist, Linguist

Kenneth BurkeKenneth Burke
5th May, American
Philosopher, Literary critic, University teacher,

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
3rd October, French
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,
John Bagot GlubbJohn Bagot Glubb
16th April, British
Engineer, Officer

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

Dorothy ArznerDorothy Arzner
30th November, American
Director

Norbert EliasNorbert Elias
22nd June, Polish, British
Sociologist

Norbert EliasNorbert Elias
22nd June, Polish
Sociologist
Ye JianyingYe Jianying
28th April
Politician

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
10th May, Hungarian
Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist
Nils AstherNils Asther
17th January, Danish, Swedish
Stage actor, Film actor

Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
26th July, American
Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer,

Arthur GreiserArthur Greiser
22nd January, German
Politician

George SzellGeorge Szell
7th June, Hungarian, American
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher
Orry-KellyOrry-Kelly
31st December, Australian, American
Costume designer