Famous People Born In 1918

Discover the most famous people born in 1918. The list includes people like Nelson Mandela, Richard Feynman, Ingmar Bergman, Rita Hayworth, Nicolae Ceau?escu and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, chemists and physicists born in 1918. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany 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 
Nelson Mandela
(President of South Africa (1994-1999))

Nelson Mandela
40
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mvezo, South Africa
Died: December 5, 2013

 2 
Katherine Johnson
(Mathematician)

Katherine Johnson
56
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States
Died: February 24, 2020

 3 
Billy Graham
(Evangelist)

Billy Graham
29
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: February 21, 2018
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 4 
Robert Wadlow
(Tallest Person Ever Known)

Robert Wadlow
6
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: July 15, 1940
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Rita Hayworth
(Actress, Dancer)

Rita Hayworth
11
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 14, 1987

 6 
Richard Feynman
(One of the Joint Winners of Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965)

Richard Feynman
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 15, 1988
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 7 
Sam Walton
(Businessman)

Sam Walton
24
Listed In: Retailers
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma
Died: April 5, 1992
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 8 
Ted Williams
(Baseball player)

Ted Williams
7
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: July 5, 2002
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 9 
Bruce Kingsbury
(Victoria Cross Winner)

Bruce Kingsbury
3
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: August 29, 1942

 10 

William Holden
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: O'Fallon, Illinois, United States
Died: November 12, 1981
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 11 
Leonard Bernstein
(Composer Whose Best-Known Work is the Broadway Musical 'West Side Story')

Leonard Bernstein
19
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 14, 1990

 12 
Rosemary Kennedy
(John F. Kennedy's Sister)

Rosemary Kennedy
10
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 7, 2005
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 13 
Richard Winters
(Army officer)

Richard Winters
11
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Holland, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 2, 2011

 14 
Nicolae Ceaușescu
(Former President of Romania)

Nicolae Ceaușescu
18
Listed In: Dictators
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Scornicești
Died: December 25, 1989
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 15 
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Novelist & Writer Best Known for His Work 'The Gulag Archipelago')

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kislovodsk, Russia
Died: August 3, 2008

 16 
Anwar Sadat
(Former President of Egypt)

Anwar Sadat
6
Listed In: Presidents
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mit Abu al-Kum
Died: October 6, 1981
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 17 
Mike Wallace
(Journalist, TV Presenter, Host)

Mike Wallace
5
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 7, 2012

 18 
Ingmar Bergman
(One of the Most Talented and Influential Filmmakers of All Time)

Ingmar Bergman
18
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Uppsala, Uppland, Sweden
Died: July 30, 2007
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 19 
Spike Milligan
(Actor, Comedian)

Spike Milligan
1
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Died: February 27, 2002

 20 
Howard Cosell
(Journalist)

Howard Cosell
6
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Winston-Salem
Died: April 23, 1995
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 21 
Nipsey Russell
(Stand-up Comedian)

Nipsey Russell
3
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Died: October 2, 2005

 22 
Mutsuhiro Watanabe
(Imperial Japanese Army Corporal)

Mutsuhiro Watanabe
17
Listed In: War Criminals
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Japan
Died: April 1, 2003
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 23 
Ben Johnson
(Stuntman)

Ben Johnson
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Foraker, Oklahoma, United States
Died: April 8, 1996

 24 

John Forsythe
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Jersey
Died: April 1, 2010
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 25 
Betty Ford
(Former First Lady of the United States)

Betty Ford
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 8, 2011

 26 
Paul Harvey
(Radio Broadcaster)

Paul Harvey
1
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tulsa
Died: February 28, 2009
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Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
7
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Qasr Al Hosn, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Died: November 2, 2004

 28 
Art Carney
(Actor)

Art Carney
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Died: November 9, 2003
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 29 
Ida Lupino
(Actress)

Ida Lupino
4
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England, UK
Died: August 3, 1995

 30 
Joey Bishop
(Entertainer)

Joey Bishop
1
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, USA
Died: October 17, 2007

 31 
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
(Founder of Transcendental Meditation Technique)

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
9
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rajim, Chhattisgarh, India
Died: February 5, 2008

 32 
Audra Lindley
(Actress)

Audra Lindley
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 16, 1997

 33 

Jeff Chandler
11
Birthdate: 15th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 17, 1961

 34 
Robert Preston
(Former Actor best known for his role as Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man on the Broadway stage in 1957)

Robert Preston
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 21, 1987

 35 
Teresa Wright
(Actress)

Teresa Wright
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City
Died: March 6, 2005

 36 
Anne Gwynne
(Actress)

Anne Gwynne
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
Died: March 31, 2003

 37 
Spiro Agnew
(39th Vice President of the United States (1969-1973))

Spiro Agnew
13
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: September 17, 1996

 38 
Mary Kay Ash
(Businesswoman)

Mary Kay Ash
7
Listed In: Business Women
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hot Wells, Cypress, Texas, United States
Died: November 22, 2001

 39 
Bobby Riggs
(Tennis player)

Bobby Riggs
4
Listed In: Tennis Players
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 25, 1995

 40 
Jack Paar
(Actor)

Jack Paar
1
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States
Died: January 27, 2004

 41 
Ahmed Deedat
(Writer)

Ahmed Deedat
6
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Surat
Died: August 8, 2005

 42 
Kurt Waldheim
(Secretary-General of the United Nations (1972-81))

Kurt Waldheim
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sankt Andrä-Wördern, Austria
Died: June 14, 2007

 43 
Oral Roberts
(Televangelist)

Oral Roberts
16
Listed In: Televangelists
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ada, Oklahoma, United States
Died: December 15, 2009

 44 
Pearl Bailey
(Actress)

Pearl Bailey
2
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Died: August 17, 1990

 45 

Kenneth Connor
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: November 28, 1993

 46 
Bob Feller
(Baseball player)

Bob Feller
1
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Van Meter, Iowa, United States
Died: December 15, 2010

 47 
Shankar Dayal Sharma
(Former President of India)

Shankar Dayal Sharma
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bhopal
Died: December 26, 1999

 48 
B. K. S. Iyengar
(Yoga Instructor)

B. K. S. Iyengar
0
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bellur, Kolar district, Kingdom of Mysore (now Karnataka, India)
Died: August 20, 2014

 49 

Robert Walker
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: August 28, 1951

 50 
Jerome Robbins
(Dance Choreographer)

Jerome Robbins
0
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: July 29, 1998