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
23rd June, British
Computer Scientist
Eva BraunEva Braun
6th February, German
 

Julia ChildJulia Child
15th August, American
Chef

Jackson PollockJackson Pollock
28th January, American
Painter

Kim Il-sungKim Il-sung
15th April, North Korean
Former President of North Korea

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
6th January, American
 
Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
31st July, American
Economist, Statistician

Ben HoganBen Hogan
13th August, American
American professional golfer

Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
14th July, American
American singer-songwriter

Sam SneadSam Snead
27th May, American
Professional Golfer
Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
26th January, American
U.S. Army Officer

Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
17th October, Italian
Pope of Roman Catholic Church
Enoch PowellEnoch Powell
16th June, British
 

James CallaghanJames Callaghan
27th March, British
 

Lady Bird JohnsonLady Bird Johnson
22nd December, American
First Lady of the United States
Clara PetacciClara Petacci
28th February, Italian
Mistress of Benito Mussolini

Millvina DeanMillvina Dean
2nd February, British
Cartographer
Jose Ferrer José Ferrer
8th January, Puerto Rican
Actor, Director

John CageJohn Cage
5th September, American
Composer, Writer

Barbara HuttonBarbara Hutton
14th November, American
Socialites
Chuck JonesChuck Jones
21st September, American
Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, &

Nancy WakeNancy Wake
30th August, French, New Zealander, British
British Secret Agent During World War II
Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
6th July, Austrian
Mountaineer

Glen T. SeaborgGlenn T. Seaborg
19th April, American
Chemist

Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington
4th December, American
Pilot

Michelangelo AntonioniMichelangelo Antonioni
29th September, Italian
Film Director, Screenwriter, Editor
Wilfrid BrambellWilfrid Brambell
22nd March, Irish
Actor
John CheeverJohn Cheever
27th May, American
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Martha ScottMartha Scott
22nd September, American
Actress

Dame Wendy Hiller Wendy Hiller
15th August, British
Actress

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
3rd November, Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay
Patrick WhitePatrick White
28th May, Australian
Australian Writer

Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
30th January, American
Theologian, Philosopher

A. E. van VogtA. E. van Vogt
26th April, Canadian
Science Fiction Author

Salvatore Edoardo LuriaSalvador Luria
13th August, Italian
Microbiologist

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Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
19th January, Russian, Russian
Economist
Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
30th August, American
Physicist

Julius AxelrodJulius Axelrod
30th May, American
Biochemist
Michel Jean-Pierre DebreMichel Debré
15th January, French
149th Prime Minister of France

Herbert C. BrownHerbert C. Brown
22nd May, American
Chemist

Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
21st January, German, Polish, American
Biochemist
Wernher Von BraunWernher Von Braun
23rd March, German, Polish, American
 

George E. PaladeGeorge E. Palade
19th November, Romanian
Cell Biologist
Abbe PierreAbbe Pierre
5th August, French
Founder of the Emmaus

Eugene Curran KellyEugene Curran Kelly
23rd August, American
American dancer

Feroze GandhiFeroze Gandhi
12th September, Indian
Politician, Journalist

Lawrence DurrellLawrence Durrell
27th February, British
Novelist

Gene KellyGene Kelly
23rd August, American
Film actor, Singer, Film director, Actor,
Kim PhilbyKim Philby
1st January, Indian, British
Spy, Journalist

Erich HoneckerErich Honecker
25th August, German
Politician, Autobiographer, Non-fiction writer

Pat NixonPat Nixon
16th March, American
Children

Otto von HabsburgOtto von Habsburg
20th November, Austrian, German, Hungarian
Politician
Gordon ParksGordon Parks
30th November, American
American photographer

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11th May, Indian, Pakistani
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
4th August, Swedish
Architect, Businessperson, Diplomat

Doris DukeDoris Duke
22nd November, American
Art collector, Horticulturist, Socialite

Dale EvansDale Evans
30th November
Film Actress, Songwriter, Singer, Television
Byron NelsonByron Nelson
4th February, American
Golfer

Stephen WardStephen Ward
19th October, British
Physician
Charles AddamsCharles Addams
7th January, American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,

Eleanor PowellEleanor Powell
21st November, American
Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor

Adolf GallandAdolf Galland
19th March, German
Aviator, Military personnel
John Jacob Astor VIJohn Jacob Astor VI
14th August, American
Socialite

Odette HallowesOdette Hallowes
28th April, French, British
Intelligence agent
Art LinkletterArt Linkletter
17th July, Canadian, American
Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality

Hanna ReitschHanna Reitsch
29th March, Austrian, German, Polish
Aviator, Test pilot, Helicopter pilot, Military

Sonja HenieSonja Henie
8th April, Norwegian
Actor, Figure skater

Carlo PontiCarlo Ponti
11th December, Italian
Film producer, Screenwriter
Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
1st December, American
Architect
Alois BrunnerAlois Brunner
8th April, Austrian
Military personnel, Torturer

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
21st October, Hungarian
Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music

David PackardDavid Packard
7th September, American
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Computer scientist

Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu
31st May, Chinese
Physicist
Walter SisuluWalter Sisulu
18th May, South African
Politician

Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
1st October, Nigerian
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria

Studs TerkelStuds Terkel
16th May, American
Journalist, Historian, Radio personality, Writer,

Sonny Boy Williamson IISonny Boy Williamson II
5th December, American
Singer

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
6th January, French
Theologian, Philosopher, Writer, Sociologist,
Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
14th December, British
Singer-songwriter

Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
31st May, American
Politician, Lawyer
Hugh GriffithHugh Griffith
30th May, British
Actor, Stage actor

Otto Ernst RemerOtto Ernst Remer
18th August, German
Writer

Maria MandlMaria Mandl
10th January, Austrian
Prison officer, Torturer
János KádárJános Kádár
26th May, Croatian, Hungarian
political

Otto KretschmerOtto Kretschmer
1st May, German
Soldier, Submariner
Northrop FryeNorthrop Frye
14th July, Canadian
Writer, Philosopher, Educationist, Cleric, Poet,

John TempletonJohn Templeton
29th November, British
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Merchant

Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
22nd March, Canadian, American
Painter

Barbara W. TuchmanBarbara W. Tuchman
30th January, American
Journalist, Historian, Writer, Biographer
Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
12th December, American
Minister, Boxer

Yuen Siu-tienYuen Siu-tien
27th November
Actor, Film actor
Thomas Stoltz HarveyThomas Stoltz Harvey
10th October, American
Pathologist, Neurologist

Andre NortonAndre Norton
17th February, American
Writer, Novelist, Science fiction writer

Isser HarelIsser Harel
30th November, Israeli
spy, politician, writer

Pierre BoullePierre Boulle
20th February, French
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Engineer, Science
Sergiu CelibidacheSergiu Celibidache
28th June, Romanian
conductor, composer, university teacher