Famous People Born In 1902

Discover the most famous people born in 1902. The list includes people like John Steinbeck, Charles Lindbergh, Langston Hughes, Ansel Adams, Erik Erikson and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, physicists and novelists born in 1902. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Ray Kroc
(CEO of McDonald's (1967-1973))

Ray Kroc
34
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: January 14, 1984

 2 
Ansel Adams
(Photographer)

Ansel Adams
22
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: April 22, 1984

 3 
Charles Lindbergh
(Remembered for Making the First Nonstop Solo Flight Across the Atlantic)

Charles Lindbergh
20
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: August 26, 1974
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John Steinbeck
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States
Died: December 20, 1968
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Carlo Gambino
(Crime Boss)

Carlo Gambino
4
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: October 15, 1976

 6 

Frances Bavier
18
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Died: December 6, 1989
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Erik Erikson
(Psychologist)

Erik Erikson
4
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: May 12, 1994
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Larry Fine
(Actor)

Larry Fine
6
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 24, 1975
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Meyer Lansky
(Gangster, Mob's Accountant)

Meyer Lansky
14
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: January 15, 1983

 10 
Will Geer
(Actor)

Will Geer
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfort, Indiana, United States
Died: April 22, 1978
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Carl Rogers
(Psychologist)

Carl Rogers
4
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oak Park
Died: February 4, 1987

 12 
Karl Popper
(Popper is known for his rejection of the classical inductivist views on the scientific method in favour of empirical falsification.)

Karl Popper
4
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 17, 1994
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Albert Anastasia
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parghelia, Italy
Died: October 25, 1957

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Tallulah Bankhead
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Died: December 12, 1968
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Eric Liddell
(Rugby union player)

Eric Liddell
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tianjin, China
Died: February 21, 1945

 16 
Irene Ryan
(Actress)

Irene Ryan
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA
Died: April 26, 1973
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Bobby Jones
(Golfer)

Bobby Jones
2
Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: December 18, 1971

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Jayaprakash Narayan
(Political Leader)

Jayaprakash Narayan
7
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bihar, India
Died: October 8, 1979
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Elsa Lanchester
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lewisham, London, England
Died: December 26, 1986

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Leni Riefenstahl
(Film Director)

Leni Riefenstahl
4
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 8, 2003
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Norma Shearer
(Actress)

Norma Shearer
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: June 12, 1983

 22 
Thelma Ritter
(Actress)

Thelma Ritter
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: February 5, 1969
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 23 
Paul Dirac
(Physicist)

Paul Dirac
3
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: October 20, 1984

 24 
Richard Rodgers
(Composer – First Person To Win EGOT)

Richard Rodgers
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arverne, New York, United States
Died: December 30, 1979
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Maurice McDonald
(Entrepreneur)

Maurice McDonald
2
Listed In: Restaurateurs
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: December 11, 1971

 26 
David O. Selznick
(Film producer, Screenwriter and Film studio executive)

David O. Selznick
2
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 22, 1965
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Chill Wills
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seagoville, Texas, United States
Died: December 15, 1978

 28 
Lieserl Einstein
(Albert Einstein's Daughter)

Lieserl Einstein
2
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Novi Sad
Died: September 18, 1903
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Barbara McClintock
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 2, 1992

 30 

Ogden Nash
6
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: March 19, 1971

 31 
Carlos Gracie
(Martial Artist)

Carlos Gracie
0
Listed In: Martial Artists
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belém, State of Pará, Brazil
Died: October 7, 1994

 32 

Miriam Hopkins
1
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Died: October 9, 1972

 33 
Gladys Aylward
(Missionary)

Gladys Aylward
10
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edmonton, London, United Kingdom
Died: January 3, 1970

 34 

Stepin Fetchit
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Key West, Florida, United States
Died: November 19, 1985

 35 

John Houseman
4
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: October 31, 1988

 36 

Albert Namatjira
3
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hermannsburg
Died: August 8, 1959

 37 
Marcel Breuer
(Architect & Furniture Designer)

Marcel Breuer
2
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pécs, Austria-Hungary
Died: July 1, 1981

 38 
Moe Berg
(Baseball coach)

Moe Berg
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 29, 1972

 39 

Ralph Richardson
0
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tivoli Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Died: October 10, 1983

 40 
Charan Singh
(Prime Minister of India)

Charan Singh
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Noorpur, Uttar Pradesh India
Died: May 29, 1987

 41 

Isaac Bashevis Singer
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leoncin, Congress Poland
Died: July 24, 1991

 42 

Lloyd Nolan
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 27, 1985

 43 
Eugene Wigner
(Physicist & Mathematician)

Eugene Wigner
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: January 1, 1995

 44 
Thomas E. Dewey
(47th Governor of New York)

Thomas E. Dewey
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Owosso, Michigan, United States
Died: March 16, 1971

 45 
William Walton
(Composer)

William Walton
1
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oldham, England
Died: March 8, 1983

 46 
Meredith Willson
(Conductor, Composer, Flautist, Pianist, Songwriter)

Meredith Willson
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iowa
Died: June 15, 1984

 47 

Josemaría Escrivá
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barbastro, Spain
Died: June 26, 1975

 48 
Gene Sarazen
(Golfer)

Gene Sarazen
0
Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harrison, New York, United States
Died: May 13, 1999

 49 

Walter Slezak
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 21, 1983

 50 
Ann Harding
(Actress)

Ann Harding
0
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Died: September 1, 1981