Famous People Born In 1909

Discover the most famous people born in 1909. The list includes people like Errol Flynn, Peter Drucker, Elia Kazan, James Mason, Saul Alinsky and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, historians, novelists and journalists born in 1909. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India 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 Vivian Vance

Vivian Vance
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cherryvale, Kansas
Died: August 17, 1979

 2 James Mason

James Mason
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Huddersfield, England
Died: July 27, 1984

 3 Errol Flynn

Errol Flynn
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Battery Point, Australia
Died: October 14, 1959
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 4 Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah
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Famous As: First President of Ghana
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nkroful
Died: April 27, 1972
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 5 Barry Morris Goldwater

Barry Morris Goldwater
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Famous As: Former United States Senator
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Phoenix
Died: May 29, 1998

 6 Burl Ives

Burl Ives
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Listed In: Folk Singers
Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hunt City Township, Illinois, United States
Died: April 14, 1995
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 7 Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fener, Turkey
Died: September 28, 2003
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 8 Nicholas Winton

Nicholas Winton
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 1, 2015
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 9 Dana Andrews

Dana Andrews
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Collins, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 17, 1992

 10 Jessica Tandy

Jessica Tandy
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 11, 1994
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 11 Homi Bhabha

Homi Bhabha
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Indian physicist
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: January 24, 1966

 12 Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman
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Listed In: Jazz Musicians
Famous As: Bandleader and clarinetist
Birthdate: 30th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: June 13, 1986
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 13 Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 28, 1992

 14 Hugh Beaumont

Hugh Beaumont
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eudora, Kansas, United States
Died: May 14, 1982
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 15 Peter Drucker

Peter Drucker
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Management Consultant
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 11, 2005

 16 Osamu Dazai

Osamu Dazai
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kanagi, Aomori, Goshogawara, Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 13, 1948
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 17 Virginia Apgar

Virginia Apgar
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Physician and Anesthesiologist
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Westfield, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 7, 1974

 18 Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marco de Canaveses, Portugal
Died: August 5, 1955
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 19 Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Sullavan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: January 1, 1960

 20 Jim Davis

Jim Davis
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edgerton, Missouri, United States
Died: April 26, 1981
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 21 William M. Branham

William M. Branham
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Famous As: American Christian minister
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cumberland County
Died: December 24, 1965

 22 Victor Borge

Victor Borge
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 23, 2000
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 23 Miep Gies

Miep Gies
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 11, 2010

 24 Juliana of the Netherlands

Juliana of the Netherlands
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Famous As: Queen of the Netherlands (1948-80)
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: March 20, 2004
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 25 U Thant

U Thant
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Listed In: Diplomats
Famous As: 3rd Secretary General of the U.N. (1961-71)
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pantanaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: November 25, 1974

 26 Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: May 7, 2000
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 27 Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 11, 1973

 28 Fred Perry

Fred Perry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockport, England
Died: February 2, 1995
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 29 Max Baer

Max Baer
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Listed In: Boxers
Famous As: Heavyweight
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: November 21, 1959

 30 Simone Weil

Simone Weil
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: French philosopher, mystic and activist in the French Resistance during WWII.
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 24, 1943

 31 Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Joseph L. Mankiewicz
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Famous As: Writer, Director, Producer
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 5, 1993

 32 Albert R. Broccoli

Albert R. Broccoli
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: June 27, 1996

 33 Michael Rennie

Michael Rennie
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Died: June 10, 1971

 34 Jean Batten

Jean Batten
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Listed In: Aviators
Famous As: Aviator Who Made Record Breaking Trans-world Flights
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rotorua, New Zealand
Died: November 22, 1982

 35 Aruna Asaf Ali

Aruna Asaf Ali
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Indian Independence Activist, Educator
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kalka, Punjab, India
Died: July 29, 1996

 36 Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 23, 2001

 37 Leo Fender

Leo Fender
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Died: March 21, 1991

 38 Ann Sothern

Ann Sothern
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Former actress in the 1949 film, A Letter to Three Wives
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Valley City, North Dakota, United States
Died: March 15, 2001

 39 Rita Levi-Montalcini

Rita Levi-Montalcini
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Neurologist
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: December 30, 2012

 40 Stepan Bandera

Stepan Bandera
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Galicia
Died: October 15, 1959

 41 Katherine Dunham

Katherine Dunham
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Listed In: Choreographers
Famous As: Dancer, Choreographer
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
Died: May 21, 2006

 42 Lester Young

Lester Young
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Woodville, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 15, 1959

 43 Eugene Ionesco

Eugene Ionesco
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Famous As: Playwright and dramatist
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Slatina, Romania Slatina, Romania
Died: March 28, 1994

 44 Pat DiCicco

Pat DiCicco
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: October 24, 1978

 45 Ruby Keeler

Ruby Keeler
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: February 28, 1993

 46 Art Tatum

Art Tatum
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist, Jazz musician, Musician
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toledo
Died: November 5, 1956

 47 Wallace Stegner

Wallace Stegner
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lake Mills
Died: April 13, 1993

 48 Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa
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Listed In: Drummers
Famous As: American drummer
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 16, 1973

 49 Talal of Jordan

Talal of Jordan
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Famous As: Former King of Jordan
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 7, 1972

 50 Edwin H. Land

Edwin H. Land
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bridgeport
Died: March 1, 1991