Famous People Born In 1898

Discover the most famous people born in 1898. The list includes people like C. S. Lewis, M. C. Escher, Rene Magritte, Bertolt Brecht, George Gershwin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, poets and directors born in 1898. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Italy and many more countries.

C. S. LewisC. S. Lewis
29th November, Irish, British
Novelist
Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
18th February, Italian
Italian racing driver

Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
23rd January, American
Actor

Golda MeirGolda Meir
3rd May, Israeli, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Israel

George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
26th September, American
Composer

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
10th February, German
Poet
M. C. EscherM. C. Escher
17th June, Dutch
Artist

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
9th April, American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Irene DunneIrene Dunne
20th December, American
Actress

Federico García LorcaFederico García Lorca
5th June, Spanish
Poet
Chesty PullerChesty Puller
26th June, American
United States Marine Corps lieutenant general

Gulzarilal NandaGulzarilal Nanda
4th July, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India
Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
22nd June, German
Novelist

Rudolf DasslerRudolf Dassler
26th March, German
Entrepreneur

William Orville DouglasWilliam O. Douglas
16th October, American
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court
Shirley BoothShirley Booth
30th August, American
Actress

Henry MooreHenry Moore
30th July, British
 
Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
3rd February, Finnish
Architect

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
29th September, Russian
Experimenter

Howard FloreyHoward Florey
24th September, Australian
Pathologist and Pharmacologist
Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
6th December, Swedish
Economist

Bessie Love Bessie Love
10th September, American
Actress
Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
29th July, American
Physicist

Berenice AbbottBerenice Abbott
17th July, American
American photographer

Henry HathawayHenry Hathaway
13th March, American
Film Director

Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
6th December, German
Father of Photojournalism
Leó SzilárdLeó Szilárd
11th February, American
Physicist
Piero SraffaPiero Sraffa
5th August, Italian
Founder of the Neo-Ricardian School of Economics

Leo McCareyLeo McCarey
3rd October, American
Film Director

Grace MooreGrace Moore
5th December, American
Opera Singer & Actress

Karl ZieglerKarl Ziegler
26th November, German
Chemist
Rene MagritteRene Magritte
21st November, Belgian
 

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Katharine Burr BlodgettKatharine Burr Blodgett
10th January, American
Scientist

Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley
24th August, American
Novelist & Poet

Paul TournierPaul Tournier
12th May, Swiss
Physician

Albert John LuthuliAlbert John Luthuli
4th June, South African
President of African National Congress (ANC)
Leon ŠtukeljLeon Štukelj
12th November, Slovenian
Gymnast

Maria RasputinMaria Rasputin
27th March
Circus performer, Writer
Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
5th March, Chinese
Politician, Diplomat

Armand HammerArmand Hammer
25th May, American
Business people

Julius EvolaJulius Evola
19th May, Italian
Poet, Racial theorist, Writer, Painter,
Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
22nd July, American
Sculptor, Painter

Herbert MarcuseHerbert Marcuse
18th July, German, American
American-German philosopher
Peggy GuggenheimPeggy Guggenheim
26th August, American
Art collector, Patron of the arts, Art dealer,

Sergei EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
22nd January, Russian
Film director

Umm KulthumUmm Kulthum
18th December, Egyptian
Singer

Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
27th December, Japanese
Politician

Liu ShaoqiLiu Shaoqi
24th November, Chinese
Chinese revolutionary
Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
5th June, Italian
Designer

Lotte LenyaLotte Lenya
18th October, Austrian
Singer, Stage actor, Film actor

Gracie FieldsGracie Fields
9th January, British
Actor, Comedian, Singer

Bennett CerfBennett Cerf
25th May, American
Publisher
Sara CarterSara Carter
21st July, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
16th May, Polish, American
Painter
Emmett KellyEmmett Kelly
9th December, American
Circus performer

Anthony McAuliffeAnthony McAuliffe
2nd July, American
Military Leader

Peng DehuaiPeng Dehuai
24th October
Politician, Military personnel
Hastings BandaHastings Banda
15th February, Malawian
President

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
23rd May, German
Politician
Theodore Miller EdisonTheodore Miller Edison
10th July, American
Inventor

Harry PatchHarry Patch
17th June, British
Soldier

Karl Hermann FrankKarl Hermann Frank
24th January, German
Politician
Henry LuceHenry Luce
3rd April, American
Journalist, Publisher

Mohan Singh OberoiMohan Singh Oberoi
15th August, Indian
Politician
Julius SchreckJulius Schreck
13th July, German
Military personnel

Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
15th August, American
Nurse, Politician

Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi
16th May, Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter

Albert LutuliAlbert Lutuli
30th November, South African, Zimbabwean
politician, autobiographer
Kurt TankKurt Tank
24th February, German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,
Preston SturgesPreston Sturges
29th August, American
American playwright

Willy MesserschmittWilly Messerschmitt
26th June, German
Aeronautical engineer, Engineer, University

TotòTotò
15th February, Italian
Comedian

Fritz ZwickyFritz Zwicky
14th February, Swiss, American
Astronomer, Physicist, University teacher
Rodion MalinovskyRodion Malinovsky
10th November, Ukrainian, Russian
politician, officer, writer

Leonard HowellLeonard Howell
16th June, Jamaican
 

H. A. ReyH. A. Rey
16th September, American
Writer, Children's writer

Konrad HenleinKonrad Henlein
6th May, German
Politician, Lawyer, Q23017329

Ben ShahnBen Shahn
12th September, American
Photographer, Painter
Owen BarfieldOwen Barfield
9th November, British
Philosopher, Writer

Hanns EislerHanns Eisler
6th July, Austrian
Composer, Screenwriter, University teacher, Film
Curzio MalaparteCurzio Malaparte
9th June, Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Journalist, Diplomat,

Josef JakobsJosef Jakobs
30th June, German
Double agent

Maurice WilsonMaurice Wilson
21st April, British
Mountaineer
René ClairRené Clair
11th November, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Film producer,

Josh MalihabadiJosh Malihabadi
5th December, Pakistani
Poet
John GriersonJohn Grierson
26th April, British
Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter

Georges DumézilGeorges Dumézil
4th March, French
French philologist

Joris IvensJoris Ivens
18th November
Film director, Film producer, Film editor,

Helmuth von PannwitzHelmuth von Pannwitz
14th October, German
 
David K. E. BruceDavid K. E. Bruce
12th February, American
Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician

William Herbert SheldonWilliam Herbert Sheldon
19th November, American
Psychologist, Numismatist
Vicente AleixandreVicente Aleixandre
26th April, Spanish
Spanish poet

Giuseppe SaragatGiuseppe Saragat
19th September, Italian
Italian Politician
A. J. CassonA. J. Casson
17th May, Canadian
Painter

Oskar HomolkaOskar Homolka
12th August, Austrian, American
Actor
Leila DenmarkLeila Denmark
1st February, American
Pediatrician, Author