Famous People Born In 1904

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Discover the most famous people born in 1904. The list includes people like Salvador Dali, Dr. Seuss, B. F. Skinner, Cary Grant, J. Robert Oppenheimer and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, psychologists and journalists born in 1904. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Dr. Seuss
(Children's Author And Illustrator)
Dr. Seuss
54
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 24, 1991
 2 
Salvador Dali
(Spanish Surrealist Painter Best Known for His Work 'The Persistence of Memory')
Salvador Dali
31
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Died: January 23, 1989
 3 
Cary Grant
(One of the Leading Men of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Cary Grant
29
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Horfield, Bristol, England
Died: November 29, 1986
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J. Robert Oppenheimer
(American Theoretical Physicist and Former Wartime Head of the ‘Los Alamos Laboratory’)
J. Robert Oppenheimer
9
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 18, 1967
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B. F. Skinner
(American psychologist)
B. F. Skinner
9
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 18, 1990
 6 
Glenn Miller
(Trombonist)
Glenn Miller
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clarinda, Iowa, United States
Died: December 15, 1944
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Joan Crawford
(One of the Most Influential Actresses of the 20th Century)
Joan Crawford
20
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: May 10, 1977
 8 
Peter Lorre
(Best Known for His Role as the Psychotic Child Murderer in the Thriller Film ‘M’)
Peter Lorre
14
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ružomberok, Slovakia
Died: March 23, 1964
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Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
(Prince of Russia from 1904 to 1918)
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918
 10 
Johnny Weissmuller
(Olympic Swimmer and Actor Who Played Tarzan)
Johnny Weissmuller
3
Listed In: Swimmers
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Freidorf, Romania
Died: January 20, 1984
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Pablo Neruda
(Chilean poet)
Pablo Neruda
45
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: September 23, 1973
 12 
Dick Powell
8
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mountain View, Arkansas, United States
Died: January 2, 1963
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Greer Garson
(English-American Actress and Singer)
Greer Garson
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manor Park, London, United Kingdom
Died: April 6, 1996
 14 
Deng Xiaoping
(Politician)
Deng Xiaoping
24
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guang'an, China
Died: February 19, 1997
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John Gielgud
(Former Actor best known for his Shakespearean roles in the theater, he first played Hamlet at the age of 26)
John Gielgud
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: May 21, 2000
 16 
Milburn Stone
13
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Burrton, Kansas, United States
Died: June 12, 1980
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Phil Harris
(Comedian)
Phil Harris
3
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Linton, Indiana, United States
Died: August 11, 1995
 18 
Dolores del Río
(Mexican Actress Who is Regarded as the First Major Female Latin American Crossover Star in Hollywood)
Dolores del Río
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durango, Mexico
Died: April 11, 1983
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Tommy Douglas
(Canadian Politician Who was Premier of Saskatchewan from 1944 to 1961)
Tommy Douglas
5
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Camelon, Falkirk, Scotland
Died: February 24, 1986
 20 
Lal Bahadur Shastri
(2nd Prime Minister of India)
Lal Bahadur Shastri
33
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: January 11, 1966
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Ray Bolger
(Actor)
Ray Bolger
8
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
Died: January 15, 1987
 22 
Ralph Bellamy
(Actor and Screenwriter Best Known for His Films: ‘Sunrise at Campobello’ and ‘The Awful Truth’)
Ralph Bellamy
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: November 29, 1991
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Count Basie
(Former jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer who formed the Count Basie Orchestra)
Count Basie
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 26, 1984
 24 
Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith
(Last Descendant of Abraham Lincoln)
Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith
2
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riverside, Illinois, United States
Died: December 24, 1985
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Henry Graham Greene
3
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkhamsted, England
Died: April 3, 1991
 26 
Iron Eyes Cody
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kaplan, Louisiana, United States
Died: January 4, 1999
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Hans Albert Einstein
(Engineer, Educator)
Hans Albert Einstein
4
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland
Died: July 26, 1973
 28 
Fats Waller
(Jazz Pianist)
Fats Waller
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 15, 1943
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Robert Montgomery
(American actor)
Robert Montgomery
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beacon, New York
Died: September 27, 1981
 30 
Charles R. Drew
(Surgeon and Researcher Who Improved Techniques for Blood Storage)
Charles R. Drew
8
Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 1, 1950
 31 
Ève Curie
(Journalist and Pianist Best Known for Writing a Biography of Her Mother “Madame Curie”)
Ève Curie
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 22, 2007
 32 
J. R. D. Tata
(Indian Industrialist and Chairman of the ‘Tata Group’)
J. R. D. Tata
5
Listed In: Aviators
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 29, 1993
 33 
Joseph Campbell
(American Writer Best Known for His Book ‘The Hero with a Thousand Faces’)
Joseph Campbell
2
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: October 30, 1987
 34 
Alberta Williams King
(Martin Luther King Jr.'s Mother)
Alberta Williams King
9
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: June 30, 1974
 35 
Constance Bennett
3
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: July 24, 1965
 36 
C. Day Lewis
(British poet and Poet Laureate from 1968 until his death in 1972.)
C. Day Lewis
3
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ballintubber, Ireland
Died: May 22, 1972
 37 
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
(First President of Nigeria)
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zungeru, Nigeria
Died: May 11, 1996
 38 
Lili Damita
(Actress)
Lili Damita
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Blaye, France
Died: March 21, 1994
 39 
Raymond Bailey
2
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: April 15, 1980
 40 
Umberto II of Italy
(The Last King of Italy)
Umberto II of Italy
1
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castle of Racconigi, Racconigi, Italy
Died: March 18, 1983
 41 
René Lacoste
(Tennis player)
René Lacoste
2
Listed In: Tennis Players
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 12, 1996
 42 
Isamu Noguchi
(American Landscape Architect and Artist Who Designed the Modern Piece of Furniture Known as the 'Noguchi Table')
Isamu Noguchi
1
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 30, 1988
 43 
Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt
(Socialite best known as the mother of fashion designer and artist Gloria Vanderbilt)
Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Switzerland
Died: February 13, 1965
 44 
George Balanchine
(The Father of American Ballet)
George Balanchine
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 30, 1983
 45 
Nancy Mitford
(English Novelist and Biographer Who is Known for Writing Popular Historical Biographies)
Nancy Mitford
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 30, 1973
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Bruce Cabot
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
Died: May 3, 1972
 47 
Cecil Beaton
(British Photographer and Costume Designer)
Cecil Beaton
1
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: January 18, 1980
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Pretty Boy Floyd
(Bank Robber)
Pretty Boy Floyd
10
Listed In: Robbers
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adairsville, Georgia, United States
Died: October 22, 1934
 49 
George Brent
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ballinasloe, Ireland
Died: May 26, 1979
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Max Mallowan
(Archaeologist)
Max Mallowan
1
Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wandsworth, London, England
Died: August 19, 1978