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
 
Clark GableClark Gable
1st February, American
Actor

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
4th August, American
Trumpeter

HirohitoHirohito
29th April, Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

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
Physicist

Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
28th September, American
Television Personality
Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
16th January, Cuban
Former President of Cuba

SukarnoSukarno
6th June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia
Rudolf HössRudolf Höss
25th November, German
Nazi War Criminal

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

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
16th December, American
Cultural Anthropologist

Zeppo MarxZeppo Marx
25th February, American
Comedian

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
3rd November, Belgian
King of Belgium
Enrico FermiEnrico Fermi
29th September, Italian, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics

Jacques LacanJacques Lacan
13th April, French
Psychoanalyst, Psychiatrist

Dutch SchultzDutch Schultz
6th August, American
Gangster

Linus PaulingLinus Pauling
28th February, American
Chemist, Biochemist
Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
4th February, Chinese
Opera Singer, Actor

Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
13th May, Polish
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer
Ngo Dinh DiemNgo Dinh Diem
3rd January, Vietnamese
President of Vietnam

Itzhak SternItzhak Stern
25th January, Israeli, Polish
Holocaust Survivor

Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
29th November, American
Actress
Nadezhda AlliluyevaNadezhda Alliluyeva
22nd September, Russian
Joseph Stalin’s Wife

Paul FixPaul Fix
13th March, American
Actor
Paul of GreecePaul of Greece
14th December, Greek
King of Greece

Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
8th September, South African
Politician

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
9th July, British
Author
Stella AdlerStella Adler
10th February, American
American Actress & Acting Teacher

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Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
10th January, German
Military Officer
Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
10th October, Swiss
Sculptor,Painter

Louis KahnLouis Kahn
20th February, American
Architect

Andrey VlasovAndrey Vlasov
14th September, Russian
General

C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
4th January, Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist
Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
30th June, American
Bank Robber
Art RooneyArt Rooney
27th January, American
NFL Team Founder, Owner

Simon KuznetsSimon Kuznets
30th April, American
Economist

Ernest LawrenceErnest Lawrence
8th August, American
Physicist

Mark OliphantMark Oliphant
8th October, Australian
Physicist
Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
20th August, Italian
Author & Poet

Syama Prasad MookerjeeSyama Prasad Mookerjee
6th July, Indian
Indian Politician

Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
22nd September, Canadian, American
Physician & Surgeon

Vincent du VigneaudVincent du Vigneaud
18th May, American
Biochemist

Uuno KailasUuno Kailas
29th March, Finnish
Poet
Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
3rd November, French
French Novelist

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
17th March, American
American composer
Sergiusz PiaseckiSergiusz Piasecki
1st April, Polish
Writer

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
17th November, American
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage

Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
3rd November, German
entrepreneur, politician
Ed BegleyEd Begley
25th March, American
Actor

Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
24th March, American
Animator
V. ShantaramV. Shantaram
18th November, Indian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter,

Roy WilkinsRoy Wilkins
30th August, American
journalist

John C. StennisJohn C. Stennis
3rd August, American
Politician

Melvyn DouglasMelvyn Douglas
5th April, American
Actor

Robert BressonRobert Bresson
25th September, French
Director
Vittorio De SicaVittorio De Sica
7th July, Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film

Adolph RuppAdolph Rupp
2nd September, German, American
Basketball coach

Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
26th August, American
Diplomat, Military personnel

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
2nd February, Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist
Nelson EddyNelson Eddy
29th June, American
Singer

Princess Märtha of SwedenPrincess Märtha of Sweden
28th March, Norwegian
 
Whittaker ChambersWhittaker Chambers
1st April, American
Journalist

Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
5th December, American
Psychotherapist, Hypnotist, Hypnotherapist,

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
28th November, British
Officer
Frank BucklesFrank Buckles
1st February, American
Military personnel

Henri LefebvreHenri Lefebvre
16th June, French
Philosopher, Politician, Sociologist, University
Norman HartnellNorman Hartnell
12th June, British
Fashion designer

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

Carl BarksCarl Barks
27th March, American
Screenwriter, Writer, Painter, Farmer, Journalist
Zhang XueliangZhang Xueliang
3rd June, American
statesman

Michael OakeshottMichael Oakeshott
11th December, British
Philosopher, Political scientist, University
Hans KammlerHans Kammler
26th August, German
architect, engineer

Joe DavisJoe Davis
15th April, British
Snooker player

Sam SpiegelSam Spiegel
11th November, Austrian, Polish, American
Film producer

Joaquín RodrigoJoaquín Rodrigo
22nd November, Spanish
Composer, Choreographer, Pianist, Educationist,
Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
8th November, Romanian
Politician, Diplomat
Florence GreenFlorence Green
19th February, British
Servicewoman

Harry PartchHarry Partch
24th June, American
Composer

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14th January, Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Rudolf CaracciolaRudolf Caracciola
30th January, Swiss, German
Racecar driver, Motorcycle racer
Pancho BarnesPancho Barnes
22nd July, American
Aviator

John Sherman CooperJohn Sherman Cooper
23rd August, American
Politician, Judge, Lawyer, Diplomat, American

Eric VoegelinEric Voegelin
3rd January, American
Political scientist, Philosopher, University

Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
31st July, French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer

Frederick LoeweFrederick Loewe
10th June, Austrian, American
Composer
Adelaide HallAdelaide Hall
20th October, American
Singer, Artist, Jazz musician, Actor, Stage actor

Tage ErlanderTage Erlander
13th June, Swedish
Politician
Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
17th June, Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer

Claude ChoulesClaude Choules
3rd March, British
Soldier
G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
3rd June, Indian
Politician, Poet
John GuntherJohn Gunther
30th August, American
Journalist