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
48
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
26
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
24
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
8
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 18, 1990
 6 
Joan Crawford
(One of the Most Influential Actresses of the 20th Century)
Joan Crawford
19
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: May 10, 1977
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Lal Bahadur Shastri
(Prime Minister of India (1964-66))
Lal Bahadur Shastri
29
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: January 11, 1966
 8 
Glenn Miller
(Trombonist)
Glenn Miller
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clarinda, Iowa, United States
Died: December 15, 1944
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Pretty Boy Floyd
(Bank Robber)
Pretty Boy Floyd
6
Listed In: Robbers
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adairsville, Georgia, United States
Died: October 22, 1934
 10 
Peter Lorre
(Best Known for His Role as the Psychotic Child Murderer in the Thriller Film ‘M’)
Peter Lorre
13
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ružomberok, Slovakia
Died: March 23, 1964
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J. R. D. Tata
(Indian Industrialist and Chairman of the ‘Tata Group’)
J. R. D. Tata
4
Listed In: Aviators
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 29, 1993
 12 
Pablo Neruda
(Chilean poet)
Pablo Neruda
33
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: September 23, 1973
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Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918
 14 
Deng Xiaoping
(Politician)
Deng Xiaoping
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guang'an, China
Died: February 19, 1997
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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
 16 
Greer Garson
(Actress)
Greer Garson
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manor Park, East Ham, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 6, 1996
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Dick Powell
7
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mountain View, Arkansas, United States
Died: January 2, 1963
 18 
John Gielgud
(Former Actor best known for his Shakespearean roles in the theater, he first played Hamlet at the age of 26)
John Gielgud
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: May 21, 2000
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Milburn Stone
11
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Burrton, Kansas, United States
Died: June 12, 1980
 20 
Tommy Douglas
(7th Premier of Saskatchewan (1944-61))
Tommy Douglas
4
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Camelon, Falkirk, Scotland
Died: February 24, 1986
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Dolores del Río
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durango, Mexico
Died: April 11, 1983
 22 
Phil Harris
(Comedian)
Phil Harris
3
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Linton, Indiana, United States
Died: August 11, 1995
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Henry Graham Greene
2
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkhamsted, England
Died: April 3, 1991
 24 
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
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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
 26 
Hans Albert Einstein
(Engineer, Educator)
Hans Albert Einstein
2
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland
Died: July 26, 1973
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Kuvempu
(Novelist)
Kuvempu
42
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chikkamagaluru district
Died: November 11, 1994
 28 
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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Fats Waller
(Jazz Pianist)
Fats Waller
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 15, 1943
 30 
Iron Eyes Cody
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kaplan, Louisiana, United States
Died: January 4, 1999
 31 
Charles R. Drew
(Physician & Surgeon)
Charles R. Drew
8
Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 1, 1950
 32 
Robert Montgomery
(American actor)
Robert Montgomery
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beacon, New York
Died: September 27, 1981
 33 
Ray Bolger
(Actor)
Ray Bolger
5
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
Died: January 15, 1987
 34 
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
 35 
Alberta Williams King
(Martin Luther King Jr.'s Mother)
Alberta Williams King
8
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: June 30, 1974
 36 
Rukmini Devi Arundale
(Bharatnatyam Dancer)
Rukmini Devi Arundale
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 29th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: February 24, 1986
 37 
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
(First President of Nigeria)
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zungeru, Nigeria
Died: May 11, 1996
 38 
Umberto II of Italy
(The Last King of Italy)
Umberto II of Italy
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castle of Racconigi, Racconigi, Italy
Died: March 18, 1983
 39 
Joseph Campbell
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: October 30, 1987
 40 
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
 41 
Raymond Bailey
2
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: April 15, 1980
 42 
Constance Bennett
3
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: July 24, 1965
 43 
Lili Damita
(Actress)
Lili Damita
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Blaye, France
Died: March 21, 1994
 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 
René Lacoste
(Tennis player)
René Lacoste
2
Listed In: Tennis Players
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 12, 1996
 46 
Ralph Bunche
(Political Scientist)
Ralph Bunche
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: December 9, 1971
 47 
George Brent
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ballinasloe, Ireland
Died: May 26, 1979
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John Farrow
(Film Director Best Known for His Films: 'Wake Island' and 'Around the World in Eighty Days')
John Farrow
1
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: January 27, 1963
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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
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Cecil Beaton
(Photographer)
Cecil Beaton
1
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: January 18, 1980