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 Joseph Goebbels

Joseph Goebbels.
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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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 3 Lucky Luciano

Lucky Luciano.
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lercara Friddi, Italy
Died: January 26, 1962

 4 Amelia Earhart

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

Anthony Eden.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of UK
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 Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East Dulwich, London, England
Died: November 28, 1968
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 8 William Faulkner

William Faulkner.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Nobel Laureate
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Albany, Mississippi, U.S
Died: July 6, 1962
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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 City, New York
Died: May 4, 1975

 10 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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 11 Vito Genovese

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

 12 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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 13 Irène Joliot-Curie

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

 14 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
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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 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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 17 Wilhelm Reich

Wilhelm Reich.
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Listed In: Psychiatrists
Famous As: Psychoanalyst
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austria-Hungary
Died: November 3, 1957

 18 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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 19 Paavo Nurmi

Paavo Nurmi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Died: October 2, 1973

 20 Herman J. Mankiewicz

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

Frank Capra.
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Listed In: Directors
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bisacquino, Sicily, Italy
Died: September 3, 1991

 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 Edith Head

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

 24 Jiroemon Kimura

Jiroemon Kimura.
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Listed In:
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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 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 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
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 27 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

 28 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
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 29 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

 30 Joe Profaci

Joe Profaci.
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Mafia Boss
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Villabate, Italy
Died: June 6, 1962

 31 Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day.
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Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: November 29, 1980

 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 Lester B. Pearson

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

 34 Marian Anderson

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

 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 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

 37 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, U.S.
Died: February 20, 1972

 38 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

 39 Hans Speidel

Hans Speidel
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Career soldier, Military personnel
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Metzingen
Died: November 28, 1984

 40 Hugh D. Auchincloss

Hugh D. Auchincloss
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Listed In: Lawyers
Famous As: Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newport
Died: November 20, 1976

 41 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

 42 Aiden Wilson Tozer

Aiden Wilson Tozer
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Jose (now Newburg), Pennsylvania, USA
Died: May 12, 1963

 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 William Stephenson

William Stephenson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Winnipeg
Died: January 31, 1989

 45 Pola Negri

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

 46 Kurt Daluege

Kurt Daluege
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Officer, Politician
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Upper Silesia
Died: October 24, 1946

 47 Bull Connor

Bull Connor
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 11th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Selma, Alabama, United States
Died: March 10, 1973

 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 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

 50 Kurt Schuschnigg

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