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.

Ray KrocRay Kroc
(Founder of the McDonald’s Corporation)

5th October

American

Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
(Aviator, Inventor & Author)

4th February

American

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
(Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist)

1st February

American

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
(Author)

27th February

American

Ansel AdamsAnsel Adams
(Photographer)

20th February

American

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
(Gangster)

4th July

Polish,American

Strom ThurmondStrom Thurmond
(Former United States Senator)

5th December

American

Karl PopperKarl Popper
(Philosopher)

28th July

British

Frances BavierFrances Bavier
(Actress)

14th December

American

Larry FineLarry Fine
(Comedian)

5th October

American

Erik EriksonErik Erikson
(American-German psychologist)

15th June

Canadian,German,American

Tallulah BankheadTallulah Bankhead
(Actress)

31st January

American

Carl RogersCarl Rogers
(Psychologist)

8th January

American

Paul DiracPaul Dirac
(Physicist)

8th August

British

Jayaprakash NarayanJayaprakash Narayan
(Political Leaders)

11th October

Indian

Richard RodgersRichard Rodgers
(Composer, songwriter, playwright)

28th June

American

Eric LiddellEric Liddell

16th January

Scottish

Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
(Actress)

10th August

Canadian,American

Elsa LanchesterElsa Lanchester
(Actress)

28th October

American

William WylerWilliam Wyler
(Film director)

1st July

American

Barbara McClintockBarbara McClintock
(Scientist)

16th June

American

Stepin FetchitStepin Fetchit
(Actor)

30th May

American

Isaac Bashevis SingerIsaac Bashevis Singer
(Writer)

21st November

Polish,American

Ogden NashOgden Nash
(Poet)

19th August

American

Eugene Paul Eugene Wigner
(Physicist & Mathematician)

17th November

American

Miriam HopkinsMiriam Hopkins
(Actress)

18th October

American

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
(Architect & Furniture Designer)

21st May

Hungarian

Rab ButlerRab Butler
(Former Chancellor of the Exchequer)

9th December

British

Ayatollah KhomeiniAyatollah Khomeini
(Led the Famous Iranian Revolution in 1979)

22nd September

Iranian

Albert NamatjiraAlbert Namatjira
(Artist)

28th July

Australian

William WaltonWilliam Walton
(Composer)

29th March

British

W Clement StoneW. Clement Stone
(Businessman & Self Help Book Author)

4th May

American

Ann Harding Ann Harding
(Actress)

7th August

American

Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak
(Director, Screenwriter, Producer)

21st May

French,Ukrainian,American,Russian

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
(Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

31st January

Swedish

Theodore William Schultz Theodore Schultz
(Economist)

30th April

American

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
(Physicist)

10th February

American

Rafael AlbertiRafael Alberti
(Poet)

16th December

Spanish

Alfred Kastler Alfred Kastler
(Physicist)

3rd May

French

Kurt AlderKurt Alder
(Chemist)

10th July

German

André Michel LwoffAndré Lwoff
(Microbiologist)

8th May

French

Ruhollah KhomeiniRuhollah Khomeini
(Former Supreme Leader of Iran)

24th September

Iranian

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
(Criminal)

24th August

Italian

Leni RiefenstahlLeni Riefenstahl
(Film director, Actor, Photographer, Film producer, Film editor, Screenwriter)

22nd August

German

Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
(criminal)

26th September

American

Saud of Saudi ArabiaSaud of Saudi Arabia
(Politician)

15th January

Kuwaiti,Saudi Arabian

Eddie LoweryEddie Lowery
(Golfer)

14th October

American

Gladys AylwardGladys Aylward
(Missionary)

24th February

British

Talcott ParsonsTalcott Parsons
(Sociologist, University teacher)

13th December

American

David O. SelznickDavid O. Selznick
(American film producer)

10th May

American

Wilhelm StuckartWilhelm Stuckart
(Lawyer, Judge, Politician, Jurist)

16th November

German

Beryl MarkhamBeryl Markham
(Horse trainer)

26th October

British

Gene SarazenGene Sarazen
(Golfer)

27th February

American

Son HouseSon House
(Guitarist, Singer)

21st March

American

Reinhard GehlenReinhard Gehlen
(Officer)

3rd April

German

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

18th May

American

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
(Singer)

2nd April

Indian

Fernand BraudelFernand Braudel
(Economic historian, Historian, Professor)

24th August

Brazilian,French

George MurphyGeorge Murphy
(Former American senator)

4th July

American

Joe AdonisJoe Adonis

22nd November

Italian

Mohammad HattaMohammad Hatta
(Politician)

12th August

Indonesian

Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
(Physician, Politician)

12th September

Brazilian

Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
(Mexican architect)

9th March

Mexican

Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
(Stage actor, Film actor)

3rd May

Austrian

Arne JacobsenArne Jacobsen
(Danish architect)

11th February

Danish

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
(Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist)

25th July

American

Philippe Leclerc de HauteclocquePhilippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque
(Military personnel)

22nd November

French

Norman MacleanNorman Maclean
(Novelist, Journalist, Writer, University teacher)

23rd December

American

Mortimer J. AdlerMortimer J. Adler
(Philosopher, Teacher, Writer, University teacher)

28th December

American

Nâzım HikmetNâzım Hikmet
(Poet)

15th January

Greek,Russian

Halldór LaxnessHalldór Laxness
(Icelandic writer)

23rd April

Icelander

Pascual JordanPascual Jordan
(Physicist, Politician, Academic, University teacher, Non-fiction writer, Mathematician)

18th October

German

E. E. Evans-PritchardE. E. Evans-Pritchard
(Anthropologist, University teacher, Sociologist)

21st September

British

John WillieJohn Willie
(Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter)

9th December

British

Harold LasswellHarold Lasswell
(Political scientist, Scientist, Sociologist)

13th February

American

Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
(Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar driver)

13th April

French

K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
(Author, Poet)

10th October

Indian

Bill LearBill Lear
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer)

26th June

American

DemchugdongrubDemchugdongrub
(Military leader)

8th February

Mongolian

Albert BormannAlbert Bormann
(Politician)

2nd September

German

Stevie SmithStevie Smith
(Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer)

20th September

British

Edward Durell StoneEdward Durell Stone
(Architect)

9th March

American

Hans BellmerHans Bellmer
(Painter, Sculptor, Photographer, Engraver)

13th March

French

Albert ForsterAlbert Forster
(Politician)

26th July

German

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

5th July

American

Felix WankelFelix Wankel
(Inventor, Engineer, Politician)

13th August

German

Wichard von AlvenslebenWichard von Alvensleben
(Farmer)

19th May

German

Heinz RühmannHeinz Rühmann
(Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor)

7th March

German

Carlos Drummond de AndradeCarlos Drummond de Andrade
(Poet, Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Children's writer)

31st October

Brazilian

Sylvanus OlympioSylvanus Olympio
(Politician, Prime Minister)

6th September

Togolese

Emeric PressburgerEmeric Pressburger
(Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer, Journalist)

5th December

Hungarian,British

Fritz StrassmannFritz Strassmann
(Chemist, University teacher)

22nd February

German

Arna BontempsArna Bontemps
(Author, Writer)

13th October

American

Lúcio CostaLúcio Costa
(Architect)

27th February

Brazilian,French

Julian StewardJulian Steward
(Anthropologist)

31st January

American

Henry Steele CommagerHenry Steele Commager
(Historian of the modern age, Historian, University teacher, Writer)

25th October

American

Hartley Shawcross, Baron ShawcrossHartley Shawcross, Baron Shawcross

4th February

British

Arne TiseliusArne Tiselius
(Biochemist)

10th August

Swedish

Louis NizerLouis Nizer
(Jurist, Lawyer)

6th February

American