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

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
4th August, American
Trumpeter

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

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
Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
16th December, American
Cultural Anthropologist

Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
13th May, Polish
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer

Enrico FermiEnrico Fermi
29th September, Italian, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics

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

Linus PaulingLinus Pauling
28th February, American
Chemist, Biochemist
Dutch SchultzDutch Schultz
6th August, American
Gangster

Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
28th September, American
Television Personality

Jacques LacanJacques Lacan
13th April, French
Psychoanalyst, Psychiatrist

Zeppo MarxZeppo Marx
25th February, American
Comedian
Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
3rd November, Belgian
King of Belgium

Itzhak SternItzhak Stern
25th January, Israeli, Polish
Holocaust Survivor
Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
29th November, American
Actress

Paul of GreecePaul of Greece
14th December, Greek
King of Greece

Paul FixPaul Fix
13th March, American
Actor
Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
4th February, Chinese
Opera Singer, Actor

Ngo Dinh DiemNgo Dinh Diem
3rd January, Vietnamese
President of Vietnam
Nadezhda AlliluyevaNadezhda Alliluyeva
22nd September, Russian
Joseph Stalin’s Wife

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

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

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

Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
3rd November, German
entrepreneur, politician
Joe DavisJoe Davis
15th April, British
Snooker player

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

Ed BegleyEd Begley
25th March, American
Actor

Melvyn DouglasMelvyn Douglas
5th April, American
Actor
Vittorio De SicaVittorio De Sica
7th July, Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film

Robert BressonRobert Bresson
25th September, French
Director

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

John C. StennisJohn C. Stennis
3rd August, American
Politician
Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
26th August, American
Military officer

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
2nd February, Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist
Whittaker ChambersWhittaker Chambers
1st April, American
Journalist

Norman HartnellNorman Hartnell
12th June, British
Fashion designer

Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
5th December, American
Psychotherapist, Hypnotist, Hypnotherapist,
Nelson EddyNelson Eddy
29th June, American
Singer

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
28th November, British
Officer
Eisaku SatōEisaku Satō
27th March, Japanese
Politician

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

Frank BucklesFrank Buckles
1st February, American
Military personnel
Walter HallsteinWalter Hallstein
17th November, German
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

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

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

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

Hans KammlerHans Kammler
26th August, German
architect, engineer
Florence GreenFlorence Green
19th February, British
Servicewoman
Joaquín RodrigoJoaquín Rodrigo
22nd November, Spanish
Composer, Choreographer, Pianist, Educationist,

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

Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
8th November, Romanian
Politician, Diplomat

Rudolf CaracciolaRudolf Caracciola
30th January, German
Racing driver
Harry PartchHarry Partch
24th June, American
Composer

Pancho BarnesPancho Barnes
22nd July, American
Aviator

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

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

Adelaide HallAdelaide Hall
20th October, American
Singer, Artist, Jazz musician, Actor, Stage actor
Learie ConstantineLearie Constantine
21st September, Trinidadian, British
Cricketer

Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
31st July, French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer
Claude ChoulesClaude Choules
3rd March, British
Soldier

Eric VoegelinEric Voegelin
3rd January, American
Political scientist, Philosopher, University
Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
17th June, Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer
Frederick LoeweFrederick Loewe
10th June, Austrian, American
Composer