Famous People Born In 1912

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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.
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 1 
Alan Turing
(English Mathematician Who is Considered as the Father of Theoretical Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence)
Alan Turing
111
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 23rd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, England
Died: June 7, 1954
 2 
Julia Child
16
Listed In: Chefs
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California
Died: August 13, 2004
 3 
Jackson Pollock
(American Abstract Expressionist Artist Known for His ‘Drip Technique’ Work)
Jackson Pollock
31
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cody, Wyoming, United States
Died: August 11, 1956
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Danny Thomas
(Creator & Star of the Highly Successful Sitcom 'The Danny Thomas Show')
Danny Thomas
2
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Deerfield, Michigan, United States
Died: February 6, 1991
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Eugene Curran Kelly
(Actor, Dancer, Singer, Filmmaker, and Choreographer)
Eugene Curran Kelly
14
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 2, 1996
 6 
Woody Guthrie
(Singer-songwriter)
Woody Guthrie
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Okemah, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 3, 1967
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José Ferrer
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Films: ‘Moulin Rouge’, ‘The Caine Mutiny’ and ‘Lawrence of Arabia’)
José Ferrer
5
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: January 26, 1992
 8 
Wernher Von Braun
(Known as Father of Rocket Science)
Wernher Von Braun
16
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wyrzysk, Poland
Died: June 16, 1977
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Milton Friedman
(American Economist & Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences Who Extolled the Virtues of a Free Market Economic System)
Milton Friedman
18
Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 16, 2006
 10 
Lady Bird Johnson
(Former First Lady of the United States as the Wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson)
Lady Bird Johnson
13
Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Karnack, Texas, United States
Died: July 11, 2007
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Perry Como
(Singer)
Perry Como
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: May 13, 2001
 12 
Herbert Sobel
(U.S. Army Officer)
Herbert Sobel
7
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 30, 1987
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John Cage
(Composer, Writer)
John Cage
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 12, 1992
 14 
Pat Nixon
(First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974 as the Wife of President Richard Nixon)
Pat Nixon
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ely, Nevada, United States
Died: June 22, 1993
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Karl Malden
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 1, 2009
 16 
Eva Braun
(Mistress and Later Wife of Adolf Hitler)
Eva Braun
73
Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 30, 1945
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Nancy Wake
(British Agent who Led the Maquis Groups of the French Resistance - One of the Most Decorated Servicewomen During WW II)
Nancy Wake
12
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
Died: August 7, 2011
 18 
Ben Hogan
(American Professional Golfer Who is One of the Greatest Players in the History of the Game)
Ben Hogan
1
Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stephenville, Texas, United States
Died: July 25, 1997
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Jay Silverheels
(Actor and Athlete Known for His Role as ‘Tonto’ in the TV Series ‘The Lone Ranger’)
Jay Silverheels
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: March 5, 1980
 20 
Chuck Jones
(Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, & Screenwriter)
Chuck Jones
5
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: February 22, 2002
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Minnie Pearl
(Comedian)
Minnie Pearl
3
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Centerville, Tennessee, USA
Died: March 4, 1996
 22 
Pappy Boyington
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
Died: January 11, 1988
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Barbara Hutton
(Socialites)
Barbara Hutton
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 1979
 24 
Eleanor Powell
(Dancer, Actress)
Eleanor Powell
7
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 11, 1982
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Thomas P. O'Neill
(Politician)
Thomas P. O'Neill
3
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: January 5, 1994
 26 
Dale Evans
(Actress)
Dale Evans
3
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uvalde, Texas, United States
Died: February 7, 2001
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Doris Duke
(Correspondent)
Doris Duke
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 28, 1993
 28 
Raoul Wallenberg
(Humanitarian)
Raoul Wallenberg
2
Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lidingö, Sweden
Died: January 17, 1945
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Otto von Habsburg
(Last Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary and Former Member of the European Parliament)
Otto von Habsburg
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Reichenau an der Rax, Austria
Died: July 4, 2011
 30 
Sam Snead
(One of the Greatest Golf Players of All Time)
Sam Snead
1
Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashwood, Virginia, United States
Died: May 23, 2002
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Foster Brooks
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Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Died: December 20, 2001
 32 
Gordon Parks
(Photographer)
Gordon Parks
12
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States
Died: March 7, 2006
 33 
Heinrich Harrer
(Mountaineer)
Heinrich Harrer
4
Listed In: Mountaineers
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hüttenberg, Austria
Died: January 7, 2006
 34 
Art Linkletter
(Genial host of TV's House Party from 1943 to 1967)
Art Linkletter
0
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moose Jaw, Canada
Died: May 26, 2010
 35 
Charles Addams
(Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter, Writer)
Charles Addams
2
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westfield
Died: September 29, 1988
 36 
Adolf Galland
(Military Leader)
Adolf Galland
10
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Herten, Germany
Died: February 9, 1996
 37 
Millvina Dean
(Cartographer)
Millvina Dean
9
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: May 31, 2009
 38 
Michelangelo Antonioni
(Italian Director & Screenwriter Known for His Trilogy 'L'Avventura', 'La Notte' and 'L'Eclisse')
Michelangelo Antonioni
1
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
Died: July 30, 2007
 39 
John Payne
(Actor)
John Payne
2
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia
Died: December 6, 1989
 40 
John Le Mesurier
(English Actor)
John Le Mesurier
3
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Died: November 15, 1983
 41 
John Cheever
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)
John Cheever
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quincy
Died: June 18, 1982
 42 
Sonja Henie
(Norwegian Figure Skater, Actress and Three-Time Olympic Gold Medallist)
Sonja Henie
6
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: October 12, 1969
 43 
Carlo Ponti
(Former movie producer known for his work on the 1965 classic film Doctor Zhivago)
Carlo Ponti
1
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Magenta, Italy
Died: January 10, 2007
 44 
Jack Kent Cooke
(Businessman)
Jack Kent Cooke
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 6, 1997
 45 
Wendy Hiller
(Actress)
Wendy Hiller
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bramhall, Cheshire, England
Died: May 14, 2003
 46 
Alfred Lennon
(Singer-songwriter)
Alfred Lennon
2
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: April 1, 1976
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Lawrence Durrell
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jalandhar
Died: November 7, 1990
 48 
Georg Solti
(Hungarian-British Orchestral and Operatic Conductor Who has appeared With Opera Companies in Munich, Frankfurt and London)
Georg Solti
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: September 5, 1997
 49 
Pope John Paul I
4
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canale d'Agordo, Italy
Died: September 28, 1978
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Alfredo Stroessner
(42nd President of Paraguay)
Alfredo Stroessner
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Encarnación, Paraguay Encarnación, Paraguay
Died: August 16, 2006