Famous People Born In 1900

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Discover the most famous people born in 1900. The list includes people like Martin Bormann, Spencer Tracy, Wolfgang Pauli, Aaron Copland, Zelda Fitzgerald and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, journalists and soldiers born in 1900. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Japan and many more countries.
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 1 
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
( Queen of the United Kingdom From 1936 to 1952)
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
44
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hitchin, London
Died: March 30, 2002
 2 
Spencer Tracy
(One of the Greatest Actors of Hollywood's Golden Age)
Spencer Tracy
9
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 10, 1967
 3 
Agnes Moorehead
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Endora’ in the TV Series ‘Bewitched’)
Agnes Moorehead
6
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clinton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 30, 1974
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(French Poet, Author, and Aviator Best Known for His Novella ‘The Little Prince’)
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: July 31, 1944
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Zelda Fitzgerald
(Socialite & Referred to as 'The first American Flapper' by Her Husband 'F. Scott Fitzgerald')
Zelda Fitzgerald
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: March 10, 1948
 6 
Lord Mountbatten
(Last Viceroy of British India)
Lord Mountbatten
35
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Frogmore House, Windsor, England
Died: August 27, 1979
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Adolf Dassler
(Founder of Adidas)
Adolf Dassler
5
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Herzogenaurach, Germany
Died: September 6, 1978
 8 
Aaron Copland
(Composer, Teacher)
Aaron Copland
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 2, 1990
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Helen Hayes
(Actress)
Helen Hayes
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: March 17, 1993
 10 
Natalie Schafer
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: April 10, 1991
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Margaret Mitchell
(Writer of 'Gone with the Wind')
Margaret  Mitchell
4
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 16, 1949
 12 
Jean Arthur
(Actress)
Jean Arthur
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plattsburgh, New York, U.S.
Died: June 19, 1991
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Clyde Tolson
(1st Associate Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation)
Clyde Tolson
3
Listed In: Spies
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Laredo, Missouri, United States
Died: April 14, 1975
 14 
Thomas Clayton Wolfe
(An Important Writer in Modern American Literature and One of the First Masters of Autobiographical Fiction)
Thomas Clayton Wolfe
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Died: September 15, 1938
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Erich Fromm
(German Social Psychologist and Psychoanalyst & One of the Founders of The 'William Alanson White Institute')
Erich Fromm
2
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 18, 1980
 16 
Wolfgang Pauli
(One of the Pioneers of Quantum Physics and Winner of 1945 Nobel Prize for Physics)
Wolfgang Pauli
3
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 15, 1958
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Ernie Pyle
(Journalist)
Ernie Pyle
3
Listed In: Journalists
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dana, Indiana, United States
Died: April 18, 1945
 18 
Chiune Sugihara
(Diplomat)
Chiune Sugihara
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kozuchi Town (now Mino, Gifu Prefecture), Japan
Died: July 31, 1986
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Alastair Sim
2
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Died: August 19, 1976
 20 
Fred C Koch
(Chemical Engineer, Entrepreneur)
Fred C Koch
2
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quanah, Texas, United States
Died: November 17, 1967
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Heinrich Müller
(Police officer)
Heinrich Müller
3
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich
Died: April 30, 1945
 22 
Hans Frank
(German Politician and Lawyer Who Served as Governor-General of Poland During World War II)
Hans Frank
9
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946
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Edith Frank
(Anne Frank's mother)
Edith Frank
0
Listed In: Celebrities
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
Died: January 6, 1945
 24 
Xavier Cugat
(Conductor, Composer, Jazz musician, Singer, Bandleader)
Xavier Cugat
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Girona
Died: October 27, 1990
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Alfred Newman
(Composer)
Alfred Newman
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 17, 1970
 26 
Adlai Stevenson II
(Governor of Illinois (1949-53))
Adlai Stevenson II
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 14, 1965
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William Edwards Deming
(Statistician, Electrical Engineer)
William Edwards Deming
4
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sioux City
Died: December 20, 1993
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
5
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: York Cottage, England
Died: June 10, 1974
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Kurt Weill
(German-American Composer Best Known for His Work ‘The Threepenny Opera’)
Kurt Weill
2
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dessau-Roßlau, Germany
Died: April 3, 1950
 30 
Luis Buñuel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer)
Luis Buñuel
6
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calanda, Spain
Died: July 29, 1983
 31 
Dorothy Macmillan
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Died: May 21, 1966
 32 
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
(Astronomer, Astrophysicist)
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wendover, Buckinghamshire, England
Died: December 7, 1979
 33 
John Scopes
(Educator)
John Scopes
0
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paducah, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 21, 1970
 34 
Hyman Rickover
(United States Navy Admiral)
Hyman Rickover
2
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Makow Mazowiecki, Poland
Died: July 8, 1986
 35 
Hans Adolf Krebs
(Biologist)
Hans Adolf Krebs
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hildesheim, Germany
Died: November 22, 1981
 36 
Muhammad Asad
(For English Translation of Quran, 'The Message of The Qur'an")
Muhammad Asad
0
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: February 20, 1992
 37 
Frédéric Joliot-Curie
1
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 14, 1958
 38 
Dennis Gabor
(Father of Holography)
Dennis Gabor
0
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: February 8, 1979
 39 
Maria of Yugoslavia
1
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: June 22, 1961
 40 
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti
(Prominent Nigerian Feminist and Women's Rights Activist)
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti
4
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Abeokuta
Died: April 13, 1978
 41 
Yves Tanguy
(Painter)
Yves Tanguy
0
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 15, 1955
 42 
Lefty Grove
(Baseball Pitcher)
Lefty Grove
1
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lonaconing, Maryland, United States
Died: May 22, 1975
 43 
Mervyn LeRoy
(Film Director and Producer)
Mervyn LeRoy
1
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 13, 1987
 44 
Ashfaqulla Khan
(Indian Independence Activist & Mastermind Behind the Kakori Train Robbery)
Ashfaqulla Khan
0
Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: December 19, 1927
 45 
George Antheil
(Composer)
George Antheil
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 12, 1959
 46 
Karl Wolff
(Politician, Officer)
Karl Wolff
2
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Darmstadt
Died: July 17, 1984
 47 
James Hilton
(Novelist best remembered for several best-sellers, including Lost Horizon and Goodbye, Mr. Chips)
James Hilton
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leigh, Lancashire, England
Died: December 20, 1954
 48 
Hassan Fathy
(Architect)
Hassan Fathy
0
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Alexandria
Died: November 30, 1989
 49 
Theodosius Dobzhansky
(Russian-American Geneticist and Evolutionary Biologist)
Theodosius Dobzhansky
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nemyriv, Ukraine
Died: December 18, 1975
 50 
Deenanath Mangeshkar
(Actor, Composer)
Deenanath Mangeshkar
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mangeshi village
Died: April 24, 1942