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
 
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
18th June, Russian
Daughter of Tsar Nicholas II

Clark GableClark Gable
1st February, American
Actor

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
4th August, American
Musician

HirohitoHirohito
29th April, Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

Gary CooperGary Cooper
7th May, American
American film actor
Marlene DietrichMarlene Dietrich
27th December, German, French
Actress & Singer

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
5th December, German
Physicist

Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
16th January, Cuban
Former President of Cuba

Enrico FermiEnrico Fermi
29th September, Italian, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics
Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
13th May, Polish
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer

Linus PaulingLinus Pauling
28th February, American
Chemist, Biochemist
Jacques LacanJacques Lacan
13th April, French
Psychoanalyst, Psychiatrist

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
16th December, American
Cultural Anthropologist

Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
4th February, Chinese
Opera Singer, Actor
Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
10th October, Swiss
Sculptor,Painter

Zeppo MarxZeppo Marx
25th February, American
Comedian
Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
29th November, American
Actress

Nadezhda AlliluyevaNadezhda Alliluyeva
22nd September, Russian
Joseph Stalin’s Wife

Paul FixPaul Fix
13th March, American
Actor
Louis KahnLouis Kahn
20th February, American
Architect

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

Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
30th June, American
Bank Robber

Ernest LawrenceErnest Lawrence
8th August, American
Physicist

Simon KuznetsSimon Kuznets
30th April, American
Economist
C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
4th January, Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist
Mark OliphantMark Oliphant
8th October, Australian
Physicist

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

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
Biochemist

Continue Reading Below
Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
17th March, American
American composer

Uuno KailasUuno Kailas
29th March, Finnish
Poet

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
3rd November, French
French Novelist

Sergiusz PiaseckiSergiusz Piasecki
1st April, Polish
Writer
Rudolf HössRudolf Höss
25th November, German
Military Leader

Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
3rd November, German
entrepreneur, politician
SukarnoSukarno
6th June, Indonesian
Politician

Magda GoebbelsMagda Goebbels
11th November, German
 

Dutch SchultzDutch Schultz
6th August, American
criminal
Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
28th September, American
Television presenter, Screenwriter, Journalist

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
17th November, American
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage
Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
3rd November, Belgian
King

Melvyn DouglasMelvyn Douglas
5th April, American
Actor

Ngo Dinh DiemNgo Dinh Diem
3rd January, Vietnamese
Politician

Itzhak SternItzhak Stern
25th January, Israeli, Polish
Accountant

Paul of GreecePaul of Greece
14th December, Greek
Sovereign
Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
10th January, German
Officer

Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
8th September, South African
Politician, University teacher, Faculty

Ed BegleyEd Begley
25th March, American
Actor

Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
26th August, American
Diplomat, Military personnel
V. ShantaramV. Shantaram
18th November, Indian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter,

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

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
2nd February, Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Princess Märtha of SwedenPrincess Märtha of Sweden
28th March, Norwegian
 
Frank BucklesFrank Buckles
1st February, American
Military personnel

Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
5th December, American
Psychotherapist, Hypnotist, Hypnotherapist,
Andrey VlasovAndrey Vlasov
14th September, Russian
officer

Henri LefebvreHenri Lefebvre
16th June, French
Philosopher, Politician, Sociologist, University

Zhang XueliangZhang Xueliang
3rd June, American
statesman
William S. PaleyWilliam S. Paley
28th September, American
Executive

Michael OakeshottMichael Oakeshott
11th December, British
Philosopher, Political scientist, University
Walter HallsteinWalter Hallstein
17th November, German
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

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

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

Hans KammlerHans Kammler
26th August, German
architect, engineer
Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
8th November, Romanian
Politician, Diplomat
Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
31st July, French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
28th November, British
Officer

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

Norman HartnellNorman Hartnell
12th June, British
Fashion designer
Claude ChoulesClaude Choules
3rd March, British
Soldier

Roy WilkinsRoy Wilkins
30th August, American
journalist

Len LyeLen Lye
5th June, New Zealander
artist, film director, sculptor

Ludwig von BertalanffyLudwig von Bertalanffy
19th September, Austrian, Canadian
Biologist, University teacher

Consuelo de Saint ExupéryConsuelo de Saint Exupéry
10th April, Salvadoran
Writer, Journalist, Painter, Sculptor
Muhammad NaguibMuhammad Naguib
20th February, Egyptian, Sudanese
 

Adelaide HallAdelaide Hall
20th October, American
Singer, Artist, Jazz musician, Actor, Stage actor
Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
17th June, Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer

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

Rudolf CaracciolaRudolf Caracciola
30th January, Swiss, German
Racecar driver, Motorcycle racer
Eric VoegelinEric Voegelin
3rd January, American
Political scientist, Philosopher, University

Gerald FinziGerald Finzi
14th July, British
Composer, Music educator
G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
3rd June, Indian
Politician, Poet

Eiji TsuburayaEiji Tsuburaya
7th July, Japanese
cinematographer, television producer, film

Tage ErlanderTage Erlander
13th June, Swedish
Politician

Alice PrinAlice Prin
2nd October, French
Actor, Painter, Art model, Amy Elise Boyfriend,
Max EuweMax Euwe
20th May, Dutch
Chess player, Mathematician, Chess official,

John Desmond BernalJohn Desmond Bernal
10th May, British
Physicist, Philosopher, Inventor, University
Ricardo ZamoraRicardo Zamora
21st January, Spanish
Association football player, Journalist,

Andre KostelanetzAndre Kostelanetz
22nd December, American
Conductor, Radio personality
Ludolf von AlvenslebenLudolf von Alvensleben
17th March, Argentinian, German
Politician, Farmer

Jaroslav SeifertJaroslav Seifert
23rd September, Czech
Writer
Eliot PorterEliot Porter
6th December, American
Photographer