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.

Walt DisneyWalt Disney
5th December, American
29th April, Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

Clark GableClark Gable
1st February, American

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
4th August
Musicain & Singer

Gary CooperGary Cooper
7th May, American
American film actor

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
18th June, Russian
Daughter of Tsar Nicholas II
Marlene DietrichMarlene Dietrich
27th December, German, French
Actress & Singer

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
5th December, German

Rudolf HössRudolf Höss
25th November, German
Nazi War Criminal
Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
16th January, Cuban
Former President of Cuba

Paul of GreecePaul of Greece
14th December, Greek
King of Greece
Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
28th September, American
Television Personality

6th June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia

Dutch SchultzDutch Schultz
6th August, American

Magda GoebbelsMagda Goebbels
11th November, German
Joseph Goebbels' Wife

Enrico FermiEnrico Fermi
29th September, Italian, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics
Jacques LacanJacques Lacan
13th April
Psychoanalyst, Psychiatrist

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
3rd November, Belgian
King of Belgium

Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
29th November, American

Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
13th May, Polish
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer
Linus PaulingLinus Pauling
28th February, American
Chemist, Biochemist

Ngo Dinh DiemNgo Dinh Diem
3rd January, Vietnamese
President of Vietnam
Zeppo MarxZeppo Marx
25th February, American

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
16th December, American
Cultural Anthropologist

Syama Prasad MookerjeeSyama Prasad Mookerjee
6th July, Indian
Indian Politician
Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
8th September, South African

Nadezhda AlliluyevaNadezhda Alliluyeva
22nd September, Russian
Joseph Stalin’s Wife
Paul FixPaul Fix
13th March, American

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
9th July, British

Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
4th February, Chinese
Opera Singer, Actor
Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
10th January, German
Military Officer

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Itzhak SternItzhak Stern
25th January, Israeli, Polish
Holocaust Survivor
Stella AdlerStella Adler
10th February, American
American Actress & Acting Teacher

Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
10th October, Swiss

Louis KahnLouis Kahn
20th February, American

Andrey VlasovAndrey Vlasov
14th September, Russian
C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
4th January, Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist
Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
30th June, American
Bank Robber

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
17th March, American
American composer

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
3rd November, French
French Novelist

Art RooneyArt Rooney
27th January, American
NFL Team Founder, Owner
Simon KuznetsSimon Kuznets
30th April, American

Ernest LawrenceErnest Lawrence
8th August, American

Mark OliphantMark Oliphant
8th October, Australian

Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
20th August, Italian
Author & Poet

Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
22nd September, Canadian, American
Physician & Surgeon
Vincent du VigneaudVincent du Vigneaud
18th May, American

Uuno KailasUuno Kailas
29th March, Finnish
Sergiusz PiaseckiSergiusz Piasecki
1st April, Polish

Princess Märtha of SwedenPrincess Märtha of Sweden
28th March, Norwegian

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
17th November, American
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage
Melvyn DouglasMelvyn Douglas
5th April, American

Ed BegleyEd Begley
25th March, American
Vittorio De SicaVittorio De Sica
7th July, Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film

Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
24th March, American

Manly HallManly Hall
18th March, Canadian

Joe DavisJoe Davis
15th April, British
Snooker player

Robert BressonRobert Bresson
25th September, French
Hans KammlerHans Kammler
26th August, German
architect, engineer

V. ShantaramV. Shantaram
18th November, Indian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter,

Frank BucklesFrank Buckles
1st February, American
Military personnel

Adolph RuppAdolph Rupp
2nd September, German, American
Basketball coach
Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
26th August, American
Military officer

Maurice EvansMaurice Evans
3rd June, British
Whittaker ChambersWhittaker Chambers
1st April, American

Arleigh Albert BurkeArleigh Albert Burke
19th October, American

Rudy ValleeRudy Vallee
28th July, American
Henri LefebvreHenri Lefebvre
16th June, French

Muhammad NaguibMuhammad Naguib
20th February, Egyptian, Sudanese
Princess Sophie of HohenbergPrincess Sophie of Hohenberg
24th July, Austrian

William S. PaleyWilliam S. Paley
28th September, American

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
2nd February, Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist
John C. StennisJohn C. Stennis
3rd August, American

Gustav KnuthGustav Knuth
7th July, Swiss, German
Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
8th November, Romanian
Politician, Diplomat

Nelson EddyNelson Eddy
29th June, American

Carl BarksCarl Barks
27th March, American
Screenwriter, Writer, Painter, Farmer, Journalist

Florence GreenFlorence Green
19th February, British
Norman HartnellNorman Hartnell
12th June, British
Fashion designer
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
5th December, American
Psychotherapist, Hypnotist, Hypnotherapist,

Milada HorákováMilada Horáková
25th December, Czech

Joaquín RodrigoJoaquín Rodrigo
22nd November, Spanish
Composer, Choreographer, Pianist, Educationist,

Zhang XueliangZhang Xueliang
3rd June, American
Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
31st July, French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer

Max EuweMax Euwe
20th May, Dutch
Chess player, Mathematician, Chess official,

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
28th November, British

Michael OakeshottMichael Oakeshott
11th December, British
Philosopher, Political scientist, University

Roy WilkinsRoy Wilkins
30th August, American
Sam SpiegelSam Spiegel
11th November, Austrian, Polish, American
Film producer

Claude ChoulesClaude Choules
3rd March, British
Walter HallsteinWalter Hallstein
17th November, German
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

Harry PartchHarry Partch
24th June, American
Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14th January, Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Rudolf CaracciolaRudolf Caracciola
30th January, German
Racing driver