Famous People Born In 1914

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Discover the most famous people born in 1914. The list includes people like Hedy Lamarr, Alec Guinness, Joe Louis, Joe DiMaggio, William S. Burroughs and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, directors, novelists and political leaders born in 1914. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.
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Joe DiMaggio
(One of the Greatest Baseball Players of All Time)
Joe DiMaggio
8
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States
Died: March 8, 1999
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Alec Guinness
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: August 5, 2000
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Joe Louis
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential Boxers of All Time.)
Joe Louis
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Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chambers County, Alabama, United States
Died: April 12, 1981
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Peter Townsend
(aviator, writer)
Peter Townsend
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Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yangon
Died: June 19, 1995
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Jonas Salk
(Medical researcher)
Jonas Salk
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Listed In: Virologists
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 1995
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George Reeves
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woolstock, Iowa
Died: June 16, 1959
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Dylan Thomas
(Poet & Writer)
Dylan Thomas
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Swansea
Died: November 9, 1953
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Jackie Coogan
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Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 1, 1984
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Tyrone Power
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Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: November 15, 1958
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William S. Burroughs
(Best Known for His Third Novel 'Naked Lunch')
William S. Burroughs
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Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: August 2, 1997
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Sarah Churchill
(English Actress & Dancer and the Daughter of Winston Churchill)
Sarah Churchill
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 24, 1982
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Tenzing Norgay
(Nepali-Indian Sherpa Mountaineer One of the First People to Set Foot on the Summit of Mount Everest)
Tenzing Norgay
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Listed In: Mountaineers
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khumbu, Nepal
Died: May 9, 1986
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Richard Widmark
(Villainous Tommy Udo in his debut film, Kiss of Death)
Richard Widmark
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sunrise Township, Minnesota, United States
Died: March 24, 2008
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Norman Borlaug
(American Agronomist and Winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1970)
Norman Borlaug
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Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cresco, Iowa, United States
Died: September 12, 2009
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Viola Desmond
(Businesswoman)
Viola Desmond
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Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Died: February 7, 1965
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Ray Walston
(Actor & Comedian)
Ray Walston
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, U.S.
Died: January 1, 2001
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Jonathan Harris
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: November 3, 2002
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Harry Caray
(Sports commentator)
Harry Caray
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Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: February 18, 1998
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Jack LaLanne
(Fitness & Nutrition Expert, TV presenter)
Jack LaLanne
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Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 23, 2011
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Norman Lloyd
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 11, 2021
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Thor Heyerdahl
(Norwegian Adventurer and Ethnographer Known for His ‘Kon-Tiki’ and ‘Ra’ Transoceanic Scientific Expeditions)
Thor Heyerdahl
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Listed In: Ethnologists
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Larvik, Norway
Died: April 18, 2002
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Sam Manekshaw
(The First Indian Army Officer to be Promoted to the Rank of Field Marshal)
Sam Manekshaw
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab
Died: June 27, 2008
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Desmond Llewelyn
(Welsh Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Q’ in James Bond Films)
Desmond Llewelyn
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newport, Wales Newport, Wales
Died: December 19, 1999
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Noor Inayat Khan
(British Resistance Agent in France in World War II)
Noor Inayat Khan
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Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 13, 1944
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Clayton Moore
(American actor)
Clayton Moore
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 28, 1999
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Mohammed Zahir Shah
(King of Afghanistan from 1933 to 1973)
Mohammed Zahir Shah
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: July 23, 2007
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Louis de Funès
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Courbevoie, France
Died: January 27, 1983
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Baba Amte
(Indian Social Worker Who was Known for his Work for the Rehabilitation of People Suffering from Leprosy)
Baba Amte
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wardha, Maharashtra
Died: February 9, 2008
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Woody Strode
(One of the First Black American Players in the National Football League in the Postwar Era)
Woody Strode
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 31, 1994
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Jack Parsons
(Researcher)
Jack Parsons
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 17, 1952
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Ralph Waldo Ellison
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: April 16, 1994
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Julio Cortazar
(Novelist & Translator)
Julio Cortazar
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium
Died: February 12, 1984
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Tove Jansson
(Finnish Penwoman and the Author of the Children’s Book Series 'Moomin')
Tove Jansson
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Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: June 27, 2001
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E. G. Marshall
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Owatonna, Minnesota, United States
Died: August 24, 1998
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George Dantzig
(Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician)
George Dantzig
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: May 13, 2005
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Octavio Paz
(Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate)
Octavio Paz
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: April 19, 1998
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Thurl Ravenscroft
(Actor and Bass Singer Who Provided Voice for 'Kellogg's Frosted Flakes' Animated Spokesman 'Tony the Tiger')
Thurl Ravenscroft
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Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Norfolk
Died: May 22, 2005
 38 
Sun Ra
(American composer)
Sun Ra
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Died: May 30, 1993
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Paul Vario
(American Mobster and Member of Mafia ‘Lucchese Crime Family’)
Paul Vario
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Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 3, 1988
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Kevin McCarthy
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: September 11, 2010
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Teji Bachchan
(Human rights activist)
Teji Bachchan
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Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Faisalabad, Pakistan
Died: December 21, 2007
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Robert Alda
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 3, 1986
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Aniello Dellacroce
(Underboss of the Gambino crime family)
Aniello Dellacroce
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Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 2, 1985
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María Félix
(Film icon throughout the '40s and '50s for her role in movies such as Doña Bárbara and The Devil is a Woman)
María Félix
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Álamos, Mexico
Died: April 8, 2002
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Richard Basehart
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Died: September 17, 1984
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Paul Rand
(Art Director)
Paul Rand
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Listed In: Art Directors
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 26, 1996
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Patrick O'Brian
(Novelist)
Patrick O'Brian
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, England
Died: January 2, 2000
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Robert Wise
(Film Director)
Robert Wise
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Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winchester, Indiana, United States
Died: September 14, 2005
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Dorothy Lamour
(American Actress Known for Her Role in the 'Road To...' Movies)
Dorothy Lamour
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: September 22, 1996
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Kenneth More
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Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, England
Died: July 12, 1982