Famous People Born In 1912

Discover the most famous people born in 1912. The list includes people like Alan Turing, Eva Braun, Jackson Pollock, Milton Friedman, Wernher Von Braun and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include journalists, political leaders, soldiers and philosophers born in 1912. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Austria and many more countries.

Alan TuringAlan Turing
(Computer Scientist)

23rd June

British

Eva BraunEva Braun

6th February

German

Julia ChildJulia Child
(Chef)

15th August

American

Jackson PollockJackson Pollock
(Painter)

28th January

American

Kim Il-sungKim Il-sung
(Former President of North Korea)

15th April

North Korean

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
(Economist, Statistician)

31st July

American

Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
(American singer-songwriter)

14th July

American

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas

6th January

American

Clara PetacciClara Petacci
(Mistress of Benito Mussolini)

28th February

Italian

Lady Bird JohnsonLady Bird Johnson
(First Lady of the United States)

22nd December

American

Sam SneadSam Snead
(Professional Golfer)

27th May

American

Jose Ferrer José Ferrer
(Actor, Director)

8th January

Puerto Rican

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Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
(Pope of Roman Catholic Church)

17th October

Italian

James CallaghanJames Callaghan

27th March

British

Enoch PowellEnoch Powell

16th June

British

John CageJohn Cage
(Composer, Writer)

5th September

American

Ben HoganBen Hogan
(American professional golfer)

13th August

American

Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
(U.S. Army Officer)

26th January

American

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Millvina DeanMillvina Dean
(Cartographer)

2nd February

British

Barbara HuttonBarbara Hutton
(Socialites)

14th November

American

Nancy WakeNancy Wake
(British Secret Agent During World War II)

30th August

French,New Zealander,British

Chuck JonesChuck Jones
(Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, & Screenwriter)

21st September

American

Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
(Mountaineer)

6th July

Austrian

Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington
(Pilot)

4th December

American

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Wilfrid BrambellWilfrid Brambell
(Actor)

22nd March

Irish

Michelangelo AntonioniMichelangelo Antonioni
(Film Director, Screenwriter, Editor)

29th September

Italian

Dame Wendy Hiller Wendy Hiller
(Actress)

15th August

British

Martha ScottMartha Scott
(Actress)

22nd September

American

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
(Former President of Paraguay)

3rd November

Paraguayan

John CheeverJohn Cheever
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

27th May

American

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Glen T. SeaborgGlenn T. Seaborg
(Chemist)

19th April

American

Patrick WhitePatrick White
(Australian Writer)

28th May

Australian

Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
(Theologian, Philosopher)

30th January

American

A. E. van VogtA. E. van Vogt
(Science Fiction Author)

26th April

Canadian

Salvatore Edoardo LuriaSalvador Luria
(Microbiologist)

13th August

Italian

Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
(Economist)

19th January

Russian,Russian

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Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
(Physicist)

30th August

American

Michel Jean-Pierre DebreMichel Debré
(149th Prime Minister of France)

15th January

French

Herbert C. BrownHerbert C. Brown
(Chemist)

22nd May

American

Julius AxelrodJulius Axelrod
(Biochemist)

30th May

American

Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
(Biochemist)

21st January

German,Polish,American

Wernher Von BraunWernher Von Braun

23rd March

German,Polish,American

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George E. PaladeGeorge E. Palade
(Cell Biologist)

19th November

Romanian

Abbe PierreAbbe Pierre
(Founder of the Emmaus)

5th August

French

Eugene Curran KellyEugene Curran Kelly
(American dancer)

23rd August

American

Feroze GandhiFeroze Gandhi
(Politician, Journalist)

12th September

Indian

Gene KellyGene Kelly
(Film actor, Singer, Film director, Actor, Choreographer, Dancer, Screenwriter)

23rd August

American

Lawrence DurrellLawrence Durrell
(Novelist)

27th February

British

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Kim PhilbyKim Philby
(Spy, Journalist)

1st January

Indian,British

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
(Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer)

11th May

Indian,Pakistani

Pat NixonPat Nixon
(Children)

16th March

American

Otto von HabsburgOtto von Habsburg
(Politician)

20th November

Austrian,German,Hungarian

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
(Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music director)

21st October

Hungarian

Erich HoneckerErich Honecker
(Politician, Autobiographer, Non-fiction writer)

25th August

German

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Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
(Architect, Businessperson, Diplomat)

4th August

Swedish

Doris DukeDoris Duke
(Art collector, Horticulturist, Socialite)

22nd November

American

Stephen WardStephen Ward
(Physician)

19th October

British

Dale EvansDale Evans
(Film Actress, Songwriter, Singer, Television Actress, Television Personality)

30th November

Gordon ParksGordon Parks
(American photographer)

30th November

American

Odette HallowesOdette Hallowes
(Intelligence agent)

28th April

French,British

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Adolf GallandAdolf Galland
(Aviator, Military personnel)

19th March

German

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
(Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter, Writer)

7th January

American

Eleanor PowellEleanor Powell
(Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor)

21st November

American

Art LinkletterArt Linkletter
(Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality)

17th July

Canadian,American

Hanna ReitschHanna Reitsch
(Aviator, Test pilot, Helicopter pilot, Military personnel)

29th March

Austrian,German,Polish

Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
(Singer-songwriter)

14th December

British

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John Jacob Astor VIJohn Jacob Astor VI
(Socialite)

14th August

American

Sonja HenieSonja Henie
(Actor, Figure skater)

8th April

Norwegian

Carlo PontiCarlo Ponti
(Film producer, Screenwriter)

11th December

Italian

Alois BrunnerAlois Brunner
(Military personnel, Torturer)

8th April

Austrian

KusumagrajKusumagraj
(Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

27th February

Indian

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(Architect)

1st December

American

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Byron NelsonByron Nelson
(Golfer)

4th February

American

David PackardDavid Packard
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Computer scientist)

7th September

American

Hugh GriffithHugh Griffith
(Actor, Stage actor)

30th May

British

Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu
(Physicist)

31st May

Chinese

Sonny Boy Williamson IISonny Boy Williamson II
(Singer)

5th December

American

Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
(Former Prime Minister of Nigeria)

1st October

Nigerian

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Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(Theologian, Philosopher, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher)

6th January

French

Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
(Politician, Lawyer)

31st May

American

Studs TerkelStuds Terkel
(Journalist, Historian, Radio personality, Writer, Poet lawyer, Music journalist)

16th May

American

Otto KretschmerOtto Kretschmer
(Soldier, Submariner)

1st May

German

Maria MandlMaria Mandl
(Prison officer, Torturer)

10th January

Austrian

Walter SisuluWalter Sisulu
(Politician)

18th May

South African

Barbara W. TuchmanBarbara W. Tuchman
(Journalist, Historian, Writer, Biographer)

30th January

American

Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
(Painter)

22nd March

Canadian,American

Northrop FryeNorthrop Frye
(Writer, Philosopher, Educationist, Cleric, Poet, Literary critic)

14th July

Canadian

Isser HarelIsser Harel
(spy, politician, writer)

30th November

Israeli

János KádárJános Kádár
(political)

26th May

Croatian,Hungarian

John TempletonJohn Templeton
(Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Merchant)

29th November

British

Otto Ernst RemerOtto Ernst Remer
(Writer)

18th August

German

Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
(Minister, Boxer)

12th December

American

Thomas Stoltz HarveyThomas Stoltz Harvey
(Pathologist, Neurologist)

10th October

American

Yuen Siu-tienYuen Siu-tien
(Actor, Film actor)

27th November

Sergiu CelibidacheSergiu Celibidache
(conductor, composer, university teacher)

28th June

Romanian

Andre NortonAndre Norton
(Writer, Novelist, Science fiction writer)

17th February

American

Pierre BoullePierre Boulle
(Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Engineer, Science fiction writer)

20th February

French

Robert DoisneauRobert Doisneau
(Photographer)

14th April

French

Jo Ann RobinsonJo Ann Robinson
(Civil Rights Activist)

17th April

American