Famous People Born In 1901

Discover the most famous people born in 1901. The list includes people like Walt Disney, Louis Armstrong, Hirohito, Clark Gable, Werner Heisenberg and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, philosophers and directors born in 1901. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & 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 Walt Disney

Walt Disney
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of Disneyland & Disney Brothers Studio
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hermosa, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 15, 1966

 2 Hirohito

Hirohito
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Former Emperor of Japan
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan
Died: January 7, 1989

 3 Clark Gable

Clark Gable
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cadiz, Ohio, United States
Died: August 16, 1960
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 4 Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong
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Listed In: Vocalists
Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 6, 1971
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 5 Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
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Famous As: Daughter of Tsar Nicholas II
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918

 6 Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: May 13, 1961
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 7 Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 27th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany
Died: May 6, 1992
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 8 Werner Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Würzburg
Died: February 1, 1976
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 9 Sukarno

Sukarno
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Indonesia
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surabaya, Indonesia
Died: June 21, 1970

 10 Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, United States
Died: May 22, 1967
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 11 Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Cuba
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Banes, Cuba
Died: August 6, 1973

 12 Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 13, 1974
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 13 Rudolf Höss

Rudolf Höss
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: German Nazi Officer
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baden-Baden, Germany
Died: April 16, 1947

 14 Dutch Schultz

Dutch Schultz
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: October 24, 1935
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 15 Jacques Lacan

Jacques Lacan
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Famous As: Psychoanalyst, Psychiatrist
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 9, 1981

 16 Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 28, 1954
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 17 Lee Strasberg

Lee Strasberg
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage actor
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budaniv
Died: February 17, 1982

 18 Magda Goebbels

Magda Goebbels
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Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Joseph Goebbels' Wife
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 1, 1945
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 19 Princess Märtha of Sweden

Princess Märtha of Sweden
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 5, 1954

 20 Linus Pauling

Linus Pauling
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist, Biochemist
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: August 19, 1994
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 21 Lee Hoi-chuen

Lee Hoi-chuen
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Famous As: Opera Singer, Actor
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shunde District, China
Died: February 7, 1965

 22 Leopold III of Belgium

Leopold III of Belgium
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King of Belgium
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: September 25, 1983
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 23 Hendrik Verwoerd

Hendrik Verwoerd
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: September 6, 1966

 24 Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead
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Listed In: Anthropologists
Famous As: Cultural Anthropologist
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Died: November 15, 1978
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 25 Witold Pilecki

Witold Pilecki
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Nazi-era Polish Army Officer
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Olonets
Died: May 25, 1948

 26 Paul of Greece

Paul of Greece
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King of Greece (1947-1964)
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Greece
Died: March 6, 1964
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 27 Zeppo Marx

Zeppo Marx
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 30, 1979

 28 Nadezhda Alliluyeva

Nadezhda Alliluyeva
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Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Joseph Stalin’s Wife
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: November 9, 1932
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 29 Mildred Harris

Mildred Harris
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cheyenne, Wyoming
Died: July 20, 1944

 30 Ngo Dinh Diem

Ngo Dinh Diem
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Vietnam
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quảng Bình, French Indochina (present-day Vietnam)
Died: November 2, 1963

 31 Ub Iwerks

Ub Iwerks
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Animator
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: July 7, 1971

 32 Gustav Knuth

Gustav Knuth
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Braunschweig, Germany
Died: February 1, 1987

 33 Itzhak Stern

Itzhak Stern
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Famous As: Holocaust Survivor
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 1969 AD

 34 Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Syama Prasad Mookerjee
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Famous As: Indian Politician
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calcutta, India
Died: June 23, 1953

 35 Ed Begley

Ed Begley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Died: April 28, 1970

 36 Barbara Cartland

Barbara Cartland
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Died: May 21, 2000

 37 Melvyn Douglas

Melvyn Douglas
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, USA
Died: August 4, 1981

 38 Paul Fix

Paul Fix
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States
Died: October 14, 1983

 39 Henning von Tresckow

Henning von Tresckow
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany
Died: July 21, 1944

 40 Manly Hall

Manly Hall
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Writer, Philosopher
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Peterborough, Canada
Died: August 29, 1990

 41 Stella Adler

Stella Adler
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Famous As: American Actress & Acting Teacher
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: December 21, 1992

 42 Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti
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Famous As: Sculptor, Painter
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Borgonovo, Bregaglia, Switzerland
Died: January 11, 1966

 43 Willie Sutton

Willie Sutton
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Listed In: Robbers
Famous As: Bank Robber
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Died: November 2, 1980

 44 Andrey Vlasov

Andrey Vlasov
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lomakino, Russia
Died: August 1, 1946

 45 Art Rooney

Art Rooney
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Famous As: NFL Team Founder, Owner
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coulterville, Pennsylvania
Died: August 25, 1988

 46 Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kuressaare, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire
Died: March 17, 1974

 47 Vittorio De Sica

Vittorio De Sica
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sora, Lazio
Died: November 13, 1974

 48 Robert Bresson

Robert Bresson
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bromont-Lamothe, France
Died: December 18, 1999

 49 V. Shantaram

V. Shantaram
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Famous As: Film director, Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film actor
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
Died: October 30, 1990

 50 Hans Kammler

Hans Kammler
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: architect, engineer
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Szczecin
Died: May 9, 1945