Famous People Born In 1903

Discover the most famous people born in 1903. The list includes people like George Orwell, Bing Crosby, Eliot Ness, John von Neumann, John Dillinger and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, journalists and artists born in 1903. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Austria 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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Bing Crosby
(Actor, Singer)

Bing Crosby
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: October 14, 1977

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George Orwell
(Known for His Novels “Animal Farm” and “Nineteen Eighty-Four”)

George Orwell
46
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Motihari, Bihar, India
Died: January 21, 1950

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John Dillinger
(Robber, Gangster)

John Dillinger
27
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: July 22, 1934
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Bob Hope
(Stand-up comedian)

Bob Hope
3
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Eltham, London, England
Died: July 27, 2003
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Lou Gehrig
(Baseball player)

Lou Gehrig
8
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yorkville, New York, United States
Died: June 2, 1941

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Curly Howard
3
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: January 18, 1952
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Eliot Ness
(Special Agent)

Eliot Ness
7
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 16, 1957
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John von Neumann
(Great Mathematician Who Were Equally at Home in Pure and Applied Mathematics)

John von Neumann
14
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 8, 1957
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K. Kamaraj
(Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (1954-63))

K. Kamaraj
11
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: October 2, 1975

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Kane Tanaka
(World's Oldest Living Person)

Kane Tanaka
6
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Higashi Ward, Fukuoka, Japan
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Lawrence Welk
8
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strasburg, North Dakota
Died: May 17, 1992

 12 
Mark Rothko
(Painter)

Mark Rothko
3
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Latvia
Died: February 25, 1970
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Ward Bond
(Actor)

Ward Bond
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Benkelman, Nebraska, USA
Died: November 5, 1960

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Anais Nin
(Diarist)

Anais Nin
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France
Died: January 14, 1977
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Olav V of Norway
3
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: January 17, 1991

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Claudette Colbert
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: July 30, 1996
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Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1st Prime Minister of Malaysia (1957-70))

Tunku Abdul Rahman
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia
Died: December 6, 1990

 18 
Vincente Minnelli
(Film director)

Vincente Minnelli
4
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 25, 1986
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Edgar Buchanan
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Humansville, Missouri, United States
Died: April 4, 1979

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Maurice Tillet
(Wrestler)

Maurice Tillet
0
Listed In: Wrestlers
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ural Mountains, Russia
Died: September 4, 1954
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Evelyn Waugh
(Writer)

Evelyn Waugh
2
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Hampstead, London, England
Died: April 10, 1966

 22 
Amy Johnson
(Aviator)

Amy Johnson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: January 5, 1941
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Russell Bufalino
5
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montedoro, Sicily, Kingdom of Italy
Died: February 25, 1994

 24 
Benjamin Spock
(Pediatrician Whose 1946 Book 'Baby and Child Care' Revolutionized Parental Upbringing)

Benjamin Spock
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 15, 1998
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Jeanette MacDonald
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Musical Films: ‘Maytime’, 'Naughty Marietta' and 'The Love Parade')

Jeanette MacDonald
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 14, 1965

 26 
Melvin Purvis
(FBI agent)

Melvin Purvis
2
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Timmonsville, South Carolina, USA
Died: February 29, 1960
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Vladimir Horowitz
(Classical pianist)

Vladimir Horowitz
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: November 5, 1989

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Barbara Hepworth
1
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: May 20, 1975
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Empress Kōjun
3
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: June 16, 2000

 30 
Roy Acuff
(Singer-songwriter)

Roy Acuff
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maynardville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 23, 1992

 31 
Theodor W. Adorno
(Philosopher)

Theodor W. Adorno
1
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: August 6, 1969

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Aram Khachaturian
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tbilisi
Died: May 1, 1978

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Elisha Cook Jr.
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: May 18, 1995

 34 
Konrad Lorenz
(Zoologist)

Konrad Lorenz
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 27, 1989

 35 
Edgar Bergen
(Best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy)

Edgar Bergen
3
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 30, 1978

 36 
Abul A'la Maududi
(Philosopher)

Abul A'la Maududi
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aurangabad, India
Died: September 22, 1979

 37 
Buck Barrow
(Gangster)

Buck Barrow
2
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marion County, Texas
Died: July 29, 1933

 38 
Bix Beiderbecke
(Musician)

Bix Beiderbecke
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: August 6, 1931

 39 
Graham Sutherland
(Painter, Artist)

Graham Sutherland
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Streatham
Died: February 17, 1980

 40 
Red Grange
(American football halfback)

Red Grange
2
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Forksville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 28, 1991

 41 
Ella Baker
(American activist)

Ella Baker
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: December 13, 1986

 42 
Georges Simenon
(Novelist)

Georges Simenon
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: September 4, 1989

 43 
Ruth Graves Wakefield
(Chef, Patent inventor, Teacher, Businessperson, Food critic, Dietitian)

Ruth Graves Wakefield
0
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Walpole
Died: January 10, 1977

 44 
Habib Bourguiba
(Politician, Lawyer)

Habib Bourguiba
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monastir
Died: April 6, 2000

 45 
Arthur Godfrey
(One of the Biggest Radio & TV Personalities in America in the 1950s)

Arthur Godfrey
2
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: March 16, 1983

 46 
James Beard
(Chef, Non-fiction writer)

James Beard
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portland
Died: January 21, 1985

 47 
Cool Papa Bell
(Former Baseball center fielder in Negro league baseball from 1922 to 1946)

Cool Papa Bell
0
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Starkville, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 7, 1991

 48 
Earl Hines
(Jazz musician)

Earl Hines
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Duquesne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 22, 1983

 49 
Al Hirschfeld
(Caricaturist, Artist, Postage stamp designer)

Al Hirschfeld
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: January 20, 2003

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Sadegh Hedayat
6
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: April 9, 1951