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

HirohitoHirohito
29th April, Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

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

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
4th August, American
Musician

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

SukarnoSukarno
6th June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia

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

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

Linus PaulingLinus Pauling
28th February, American
Chemist, Biochemist

Dutch SchultzDutch Schultz
6th August, American
Gangster
Jacques LacanJacques Lacan
13th April, French
Psychoanalyst, Psychiatrist

Magda GoebbelsMagda Goebbels
11th November, German
Joseph Goebbels' Wife
Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
28th September, American
Television Personality

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
16th December, American
Cultural Anthropologist

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
3rd November, Belgian
King of Belgium
Ngo Dinh DiemNgo Dinh Diem
3rd January, Vietnamese
President of Vietnam

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

Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
10th October, Swiss
Sculptor,Painter

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

Paul FixPaul Fix
13th March, American
Actor
Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
4th February, Chinese
Opera Singer, Actor
Louis KahnLouis Kahn
20th February, American
Architect

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

Stella AdlerStella Adler
10th February, American
American Actress & Acting Teacher

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
9th July, British
Author
Art RooneyArt Rooney
27th January, American
NFL Team Founder, Owner

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Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
30th June, American
Bank Robber

Simon KuznetsSimon Kuznets
30th April, American
Economist

C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
4th January, Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist

Ernest LawrenceErnest Lawrence
8th August, American
Physicist
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
Uuno KailasUuno Kailas
29th March, Finnish
Poet

Sergiusz PiaseckiSergiusz Piasecki
1st April, Polish
Writer
Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
3rd November, French
French Novelist

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
17th March, American
American composer

Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
3rd November, German
entrepreneur, politician

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

Paul of GreecePaul of Greece
14th December, Greek
Sovereign
Melvyn DouglasMelvyn Douglas
5th April, American
Actor

Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
24th March, American
Animator

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

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

Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
10th January, German
Officer
Robert BressonRobert Bresson
25th September, French
Film director

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

V. ShantaramV. Shantaram
18th November, Indian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter,
Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
2nd February, Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Whittaker ChambersWhittaker Chambers
1st April, American
Journalist
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,
Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
26th August, American
Diplomat, Military personnel

Andrey VlasovAndrey Vlasov
14th September, Russian
officer
John C. StennisJohn C. Stennis
3rd August, American
Politician

Zhang XueliangZhang Xueliang
3rd June, American
statesman

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

Hans KammlerHans Kammler
26th August, German
architect, engineer
William S. PaleyWilliam S. Paley
28th September, American
Executive
Nelson EddyNelson Eddy
29th June, American
Singer

Walter HallsteinWalter Hallstein
17th November, German
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

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

Carl BarksCarl Barks
27th March, American
Screenwriter, Writer, Painter, Farmer, Journalist
Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14th January, Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

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

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
28th November, British
Officer

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

Harry PartchHarry Partch
24th June, American
Composer
Ludwig von BertalanffyLudwig von Bertalanffy
19th September, Austrian, Canadian
Biologist, University teacher

Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
8th November, Romanian
Politician, Diplomat
Rudolf CaracciolaRudolf Caracciola
30th January, Swiss, German
Racecar driver, Motorcycle racer

Norman HartnellNorman Hartnell
12th June, British
Fashion designer

Adelaide HallAdelaide Hall
20th October, American
Singer, Artist, Jazz musician, Actor, Stage actor
Roy WilkinsRoy Wilkins
30th August, American
journalist

Florence GreenFlorence Green
19th February, British
Servicewoman
Consuelo de Saint ExupéryConsuelo de Saint Exupéry
10th April, Salvadoran
Writer, Journalist, Painter, Sculptor

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

Pancho BarnesPancho Barnes
22nd July, American
Aviator

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
17th June, Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer
Gerald FinziGerald Finzi
14th July, British
Composer, Music educator

Claude ChoulesClaude Choules
3rd March, British
Soldier
G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
3rd June, Indian
Politician, Poet

Joe DavisJoe Davis
15th April, British
Snooker player
Eiji TsuburayaEiji Tsuburaya
7th July, Japanese
cinematographer, television producer, film

Rudy ValleeRudy Vallee
28th July, American
Actor
John Sherman CooperJohn Sherman Cooper
23rd August, American
Politician, Judge, Lawyer, Diplomat, American