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
51
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
15
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
10
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
13
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
12
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
39
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Frogmore House, Windsor, England
Died: August 27, 1979
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Aaron Copland
(Composer, Teacher)
Aaron Copland
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 2, 1990
 8 
Helen Hayes
(Actress)
Helen Hayes
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: March 17, 1993
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Natalie Schafer
(Actress)
Natalie Schafer
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: April 10, 1991
 10 
Jean Arthur
( American Broadway and Film Actress)
Jean Arthur
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plattsburgh
Died: June 19, 1991
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Margaret Mitchell
(Writer of 'Gone with the Wind')
Margaret  Mitchell
7
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 16, 1949
 12 
Alastair Sim
(Actor)
Alastair Sim
2
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Died: August 19, 1976
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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
 14 
Erich Fromm
(German Social Psychologist and Psychoanalyst & One of the Founders of The 'William Alanson White Institute')
Erich Fromm
5
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 18, 1980
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Adlai Stevenson II
(5th United States Ambassador to the United Nations)
Adlai Stevenson II
7
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 14, 1965
 16 
Clyde Tolson
(1st Associate Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation)
Clyde Tolson
5
Listed In: Spies
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Laredo, Missouri, United States
Died: April 14, 1975
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Chiune Sugihara
(Diplomat)
Chiune Sugihara
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kozuchi Town (now Mino, Gifu Prefecture), Japan
Died: July 31, 1986
 18 
Ernie Pyle
(Journalist)
Ernie Pyle
7
Listed In: Journalists
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dana, Indiana, United States
Died: April 18, 1945
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Xavier Cugat
(Conductor, Composer, Jazz musician, Singer, Bandleader)
Xavier Cugat
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Girona
Died: October 27, 1990
 20 
Edith Frank
(Anne Frank's mother)
Edith Frank
1
Listed In: Celebrities
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
Died: January 6, 1945
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Fred C Koch
(Chemical Engineer, Entrepreneur)
Fred C Koch
3
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quanah, Texas, United States
Died: November 17, 1967
 22 
Thomas Clayton Wolfe
(An Important Writer in Modern American Literature and One of the First Masters of Autobiographical Fiction)
Thomas Clayton Wolfe
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Died: September 15, 1938
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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
 24 
Dorothy Macmillan
(Socialite)
Dorothy Macmillan
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Died: May 21, 1966
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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
 26 
Luis Buñuel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer)
Luis Buñuel
8
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calanda, Spain
Died: July 29, 1983
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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
 28 
Mária Telkes
(Biophysicist)
Mária Telkes
0
Listed In: Biophysicists
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 2, 1995
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Heinrich Müller
(Police officer)
Heinrich Müller
5
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich
Died: April 30, 1945
 30 
Frédéric Joliot-Curie
1
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 14, 1958
 31 
Henry Sturgis Morgan
(American Banker and Co-Founder of 'Morgan Stanley')
Henry Sturgis Morgan
0
Listed In: Bankers
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 8, 1982
 32 
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
 33 
Lefty Grove
(American Professional Baseball Player Who Played as Pitcher)
Lefty Grove
2
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lonaconing, Maryland, United States
Died: May 22, 1975
 34 
Hans Adolf Krebs
(British Biologist Who was a Pioneer Scientist in the Study of Cellular Perspiration)
Hans Adolf Krebs
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hildesheim, Germany
Died: November 22, 1981
 35 
Dennis Gabor
(Father of Holography)
Dennis Gabor
0
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: February 8, 1979
 36 
Kurt Weill
(German-American Composer Best Known for His Work ‘The Threepenny Opera’)
Kurt Weill
5
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dessau, Germany
Died: April 3, 1950
 37 
Yves Tanguy
(Painter)
Yves Tanguy
1
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 15, 1955
 38 
Hack Wilson
(Baseball player)
Hack Wilson
0
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 23, 1948
 39 
John Scopes
(Educator)
John Scopes
2
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paducah, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 21, 1970
 40 
Allen Jenkins
(Actor)
Allen Jenkins
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: July 20, 1974
 41 
William Haines
(Actor, Interior designer)
William Haines
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: December 26, 1973
 42 
James Bond
(US Ornithologist and an Expert on Birds of the Caribbean)
James Bond
5
Listed In: Ornithologists
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: February 14, 1989
 43 
Maria of Yugoslavia
(Consort)
Maria of Yugoslavia
2
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: June 22, 1961
 44 
Hassan Fathy
(Architect)
Hassan Fathy
0
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Alexandria
Died: November 30, 1989
 45 
Karl Wolff
(Politician, Officer)
Karl Wolff
3
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Darmstadt
Died: July 17, 1984
 46 
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
 47 
Fritz Feld
(Actor)
Fritz Feld
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 18, 1993
 48 
Salote Tupou III
(Queen of Tonga from 1918 to 1965)
Salote Tupou III
0
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Royal Palace, Tonga Royal Palace, Tonga
Died: December 16, 1965
 49 
Helen Mary Gahagan Douglas
(Actress)
Helen Mary Gahagan Douglas
0
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boonton, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 28, 1980
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Muhammad Asad
(For English Translation of Quran, 'The Message of The Qur'an")
Muhammad Asad
2
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: February 20, 1992