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.

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 
Alan Turing
(Father of Theoretical Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence)

Alan Turing
80
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 23rd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, England
Died: June 7, 1954

 2 

Julia Child
11
Listed In: Chefs
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California
Died: August 13, 2004

 3 

Jackson Pollock
18
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cody, Wyoming, United States
Died: August 11, 1956
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Eva Braun
43
Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 30, 1945
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Danny Thomas
(Creator & Star of the Highly Successful Sitcom 'The Danny Thomas Show')

Danny Thomas
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Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Deerfield, Michigan, United States
Died: February 6, 1991

 6 
Milton Friedman
(American economist and statistician who received the 1976 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his research on consumption analysis, monetary history.)

Milton Friedman
10
Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 16, 2006
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Eugene Curran Kelly
(Actor, Dancer)

Eugene Curran Kelly
8
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 2, 1996
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José Ferrer
(Actor, Director)

José Ferrer
3
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: January 26, 1992
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 9 
Wernher Von Braun
(Known as Father of Rocket Science)

Wernher Von Braun
13
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wyrzysk, Poland
Died: June 16, 1977

 10 
Lady Bird Johnson
(First Lady of the United States (1963-69))

Lady Bird Johnson
6
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
8
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
4
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 30, 1987
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 13 
John Cage
(Composer, Writer)

John Cage
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 12, 1992

 14 
Woody Guthrie
(Singer-songwriter)

Woody Guthrie
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Okemah, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 3, 1967
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Pope John Paul I
2
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canale d'Agordo, Italy
Died: September 28, 1978

 16 
Pat Nixon
(Wife of Richard Nixon and First Lady of the United States (1969-74))

Pat Nixon
2
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

 18 
Nancy Wake
(British Agent who Led the Maquis Groups of the French Resistance - One of the Most Decorated Servicewomen During WW II)

Nancy Wake
7
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
Died: August 7, 2011
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Jay Silverheels
3
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Six Nations Reservation, Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Died: March 5, 1980

 20 
Feroze Gandhi
(Political Leader)

Feroze Gandhi
3
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: September 8, 1960
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Barbara Hutton
(Socialites)

Barbara Hutton
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 1979

 22 
Ben Hogan
(American professional golfer)

Ben Hogan
1
Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Texas
Died: July 25, 1997
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 23 
Millvina Dean
(Cartographer)

Millvina Dean
4
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: May 31, 2009

 24 
Chuck Jones
(Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, & Screenwriter)

Chuck Jones
3
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: February 22, 2002
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 25 
Otto von Habsburg
(Last crown prince of Austria-Hungary from 1916 until the dissolution of the empire in November 1918)

Otto von Habsburg
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Reichenau an der Rax, Austria
Died: July 4, 2011

 26 
Minnie Pearl
(Comedian)

Minnie Pearl
1
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Centerville, Tennessee, USA
Died: March 4, 1996
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 27 
Eleanor Powell
(Dancer, Actress)

Eleanor Powell
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 11, 1982

 28 

Pappy Boyington
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
Died: January 11, 1988
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Foster Brooks
5
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Died: December 20, 2001

 30 
Sam Snead
(Professional Golfer)

Sam Snead
1
Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashwood
Died: May 23, 2002

 31 
Doris Duke
(Correspondent)

Doris Duke
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 28, 1993

 32 
Thomas P. O'Neill
(Politician)

Thomas P. O'Neill
1
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: January 5, 1994

 33 

John Le Mesurier
2
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Died: November 15, 1983

 34 
Heinrich Harrer
(Mountaineer)

Heinrich Harrer
3
Listed In: Mountaineers
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hüttenberg, Austria
Died: January 7, 2006

 35 

Saadat Hasan Manto
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Samrala
Died: January 18, 1955

 36 
John Cheever
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

John Cheever
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quincy
Died: June 18, 1982

 37 
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

 38 
Raoul Wallenberg
(Humanitarian)

Raoul Wallenberg
2
Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lidingö, Sweden
Died: January 17, 1945

 39 
John Payne
(Actor)

John Payne
2
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia
Died: December 6, 1989

 40 
Alfredo Stroessner
(Former President of Paraguay)

Alfredo Stroessner
6
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Encarnación
Died: August 16, 2006

 41 
Sonja Henie
(Figure Skater)

Sonja Henie
3
Listed In: Figure Skaters
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: October 12, 1969

 42 
Michelangelo Antonioni
(Italian Director & Screenwriter Known for His Trilogy 'L'Avventura', 'La Notte' and 'L'Eclisse')

Michelangelo Antonioni
0
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
Died: July 30, 2007

 43 
Dale Evans
(Actress)

Dale Evans
3
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uvalde, Texas, United States
Died: February 7, 2001

 44 
Adolf Galland
(Military Leader)

Adolf Galland
6
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Herten, Germany
Died: February 9, 1996

 45 
Zohra Sehgal
(Actress)

Zohra Sehgal
1
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saharanpur, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India
Died: July 10, 2014

 46 
Wendy Hiller
(Actress)

Wendy Hiller
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bramhall, Cheshire, England
Died: May 14, 2003

 47 
Alfred Lennon
(Singer-songwriter)

Alfred Lennon
1
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: April 1, 1976

 48 
Charles Addams
(Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter, Writer)

Charles Addams
2
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westfield
Died: September 29, 1988

 49 
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

 50 
Gordon Parks
(Photographer)

Gordon Parks
4
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States
Died: March 7, 2006