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
(Novelist)

29th November

Irish,British

Golda MeirGolda Meir
(Former Prime Minister of Israel)

3rd May

Israeli,Ukrainian

Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
(Actor)

23rd January

American

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
(Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist)

9th April

American

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
(Poet)

10th February

German

George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
(Composer)

26th September

American

M. C. EscherM. C. Escher
(Artist)

17th June

Dutch

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
(Italian racing driver)

18th February

Italian

Chesty PullerChesty Puller
(United States Marine Corps lieutenant general)

26th June

American

Federico García LorcaFederico García Lorca
(Poet)

5th June

Spanish

Gulzarilal NandaGulzarilal Nanda
(Former Prime Minister of India)

4th July

Indian

Irene DunneIrene Dunne
(Actress)

20th December

American

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Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
(Novelist)

22nd June

German

Rudolf DasslerRudolf Dassler
(Entrepreneur)

26th March

German

Shirley BoothShirley Booth
(Actress)

30th August

American

Henry MooreHenry Moore

30th July

British

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
(Architect)

3rd February

Finnish

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
(Experimenter)

29th September

Russian

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Howard FloreyHoward Florey
(Pathologist and Pharmacologist)

24th September

Australian

Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
(Economist)

6th December

Swedish

Berenice AbbottBerenice Abbott
(American photographer)

17th July

American

Bessie Love Bessie Love
(Actress)

10th September

American

Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
(Father of Photojournalism)

6th December

German

Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
(Physicist)

29th July

American

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Henry HathawayHenry Hathaway
(Film Director)

13th March

American

Leó SzilárdLeó Szilárd
(Physicist)

11th February

American

Piero SraffaPiero Sraffa
(Founder of the Neo-Ricardian School of Economics)

5th August

Italian

Grace MooreGrace Moore
(Opera Singer & Actress)

5th December

American

Leo McCareyLeo McCarey
(Film Director)

3rd October

American

Karl ZieglerKarl Ziegler
(Chemist)

26th November

German

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Katharine Burr BlodgettKatharine Burr Blodgett
(Scientist)

10th January

American

Rene MagritteRene Magritte

21st November

Belgian

Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley
(Novelist & Poet)

24th August

American

Paul TournierPaul Tournier
(Physician)

12th May

Swiss

Leon ŠtukeljLeon Štukelj
(Gymnast)

12th November

Slovenian

Albert John LuthuliAlbert John Luthuli
(President of African National Congress (ANC))

4th June

South African

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Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
(Politician, Diplomat)

5th March

Chinese

Julius EvolaJulius Evola
(Poet, Racial theorist, Writer, Painter, Philosopher)

19th May

Italian

Maria RasputinMaria Rasputin
(Circus performer, Writer)

27th March

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
(Sculptor, Painter)

22nd July

American

Umm KulthumUmm Kulthum
(Singer)

18th December

Egyptian

Herbert MarcuseHerbert Marcuse
(American-German philosopher)

18th July

German,American

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Sergei EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
(Film director)

22nd January

Russian

Peggy GuggenheimPeggy Guggenheim
(Art collector, Patron of the arts, Art dealer, Socialite)

26th August

American

Liu ShaoqiLiu Shaoqi
(Chinese revolutionary)

24th November

Chinese

Lotte LenyaLotte Lenya
(Singer, Stage actor, Film actor)

18th October

Austrian

Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
(Designer)

5th June

Italian

Gracie FieldsGracie Fields
(Actor, Comedian, Singer)

9th January

British

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Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
(Politician)

27th December

Japanese

Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
(Painter)

16th May

Polish,American

Sara CarterSara Carter
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)

21st July

American

Hastings BandaHastings Banda
(President)

15th February

Malawian

Karl Hermann FrankKarl Hermann Frank
(Politician)

24th January

German

Peng DehuaiPeng Dehuai
(Politician, Military personnel)

24th October

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Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
(Nurse, Politician)

15th August

American

Mohan Singh OberoiMohan Singh Oberoi
(Politician)

15th August

Indian

Henry LuceHenry Luce
(Journalist, Publisher)

3rd April

American

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
(Politician)

23rd May

German

Harry PatchHarry Patch
(Soldier)

17th June

British

Julius SchreckJulius Schreck
(Military personnel)

13th July

German

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Kurt TankKurt Tank
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist, University teacher, Test pilot)

24th February

German

Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi
(Film director, Screenwriter)

16th May

Japanese

Theodore Miller EdisonTheodore Miller Edison
(Inventor)

10th July

American

Preston SturgesPreston Sturges
(American playwright)

29th August

American

Willy MesserschmittWilly Messerschmitt
(Aeronautical engineer, Engineer, University teacher)

26th June

German

TotòTotò
(Comedian)

15th February

Italian

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Albert LutuliAlbert Lutuli
(politician, autobiographer)

30th November

South African,Zimbabwean

Maurice WilsonMaurice Wilson
(Mountaineer)

21st April

British

Fritz ZwickyFritz Zwicky
(Astronomer, Physicist, University teacher)

14th February

Swiss,American

Rodion MalinovskyRodion Malinovsky
(politician, officer, writer)

10th November

Ukrainian,Russian

Hanns EislerHanns Eisler
(Composer, Screenwriter, University teacher, Film score composer)

6th July

Austrian

Leonard HowellLeonard Howell

16th June

Jamaican

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Konrad HenleinKonrad Henlein
(Politician, Lawyer, Q23017329)

6th May

German

H. A. ReyH. A. Rey
(Writer, Children's writer)

16th September

American

Owen BarfieldOwen Barfield
(Philosopher, Writer)

9th November

British

Curzio MalaparteCurzio Malaparte
(Film director, Screenwriter, Journalist, Diplomat, Writer, Reporter, Novelist, Essayist, Playwright)

9th June

Italian

Josef JakobsJosef Jakobs
(Double agent)

30th June

German

Josh MalihabadiJosh Malihabadi
(Poet)

5th December

Pakistani

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Ben ShahnBen Shahn
(Photographer, Painter)

12th September

American

John GriersonJohn Grierson
(Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter)

26th April

British

René ClairRené Clair
(Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Film producer, Journalist, Writer, Film editor)

11th November

French

Georges DumézilGeorges Dumézil
(French philologist)

4th March

French

Joris IvensJoris Ivens
(Film director, Film producer, Film editor, Screenwriter, Scenographer)

18th November

David K. E. BruceDavid K. E. Bruce
(Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician)

12th February

American

Leila DenmarkLeila Denmark
(Pediatrician, Author)

1st February

American

Helmuth von PannwitzHelmuth von Pannwitz

14th October

German

William Herbert SheldonWilliam Herbert Sheldon
(Psychologist, Numismatist)

19th November

American

Oskar HomolkaOskar Homolka
(Actor)

12th August

Austrian,American

Vicente AleixandreVicente Aleixandre
(Spanish poet)

26th April

Spanish

A. J. CassonA. J. Casson
(Painter)

17th May

Canadian

Alec WaughAlec Waugh
(Novelist, Writer)

8th July

British

Giuseppe SaragatGiuseppe Saragat
(Italian Politician)

19th September

Italian

Benjamin FondaneBenjamin Fondane
(Linguist, Poet, Librarian, Film director, Translator, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer, Literary historian, Literary critic, Biographer)

14th November

French,Romanian

Baby DoddsBaby Dodds
(Drummer)

24th December

American

Jan BrzechwaJan Brzechwa
(poet)

15th August

Polish

John Beverley NicholsJohn Beverley Nichols

9th September

British

Howard Walter FloreyHoward Walter Florey
(Australian pharmacologist)

24th September

British

Soong May-lingSoong May-ling

5th March

Taiwanese

Hans KrebsHans Krebs
(soldier, military personnel)

4th March

German