Famous People Born in 1882

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 230

  • Jan 1st W C Wendelaar, mayor of Alkmaar (1919-34)/Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Jan 3rd Willem Benoy, Flemish actor/director (Pygmalion)
  • Jan 4th Aristarkh Lentulov, Russian artist (d. 1943)
  • Jan 5th Herbert Bayard Swope, U.S. journalist who coined the term "Cold War" (d. 1958)
  • Jan 6th Samuel Rayburn, Tenn, (Rep-D-Tx), speaker of the House (1940-57)
  • Jan 6th Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (d. 1949)
  • Jan 6th Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop (d. 1965)
  • Jan 10th Charles Trowbridge, Vera Cruz Mexico, actor (Fatal Hour)
  • Jan 12th Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist
  • Jan 12th Milton Sills, American actor (d. 1930)
  • Jan 14th Hendrik W van Loon, Netherland, commentator/writer (Story of America)
  • Jan 15th Florian Znaniecki, Polish/US sociologist (Polish Peasant in Europe)
  • Jan 15th Princess Margaret of Sweden (d. 1920)
  • Jan 17th Noah Beery, Smithville AR, actor (Story of Esther, The Mark of Zorro)

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Jan 17th Arnold Rothstein, American gambler and mobster (fixed 1919 World Series), born in NYC, New York

Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold Rothstein
Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster
Arnold Rothstein

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Jan 18th Alan Alexander Milne, Hampstead Middlesex, English author (Winnie-the-Pooh)

Author A.A. Milne
Author
A.A. Milne
  • Jan 18th Jacob Clay, Dutch philospher/phyicist (Mesones)
  • Jan 21st Pavel Florensky, Russian mathematician (d. 1937)
  • Jan 22nd Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer (d. 1956)

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Jan 25th Virginia Woolf [Adeline], author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse), born in London, England (d. 1941)

  • Jan 27th Giuseppe Prezzolini, Italy, writer (La Voce, La Cultura Italiano)

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Jan 30th Franklin Roosevelt, New Hyde Park NY, 32nd US President (1933-1945), (d. 1945)

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Jan 31st Josephus RH van Schaik, Dutch lawyer/vice-premier

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Feb 1st Louis St. Laurent, Compton Quebec, (L) 12th Canadian PM (1948-57)

12th Prime Minister of Canada Louis St. Laurent
12th Prime Minister of Canada
Louis St. Laurent

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Feb 2nd James Joyce, Ireland, novelist/poet (Dubliners, Ulysses, Finnigan's Wake)

Novelist & Poet James Joyce
Novelist & Poet
James Joyce
  • Feb 2nd James Stephens, Irish poet (Crock of Gold)
  • Feb 3rd Trijntje Jansma-Boskma; oldest person in the Netherlands
  • Feb 5th Felice Lattuada, composer
  • Feb 8th George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist)
  • Feb 8th Thomas Selfridge, First person to die in an airplane crash (d. 1908).
  • Feb 9th Thomas Campbell, South African cricket wicketkeeper (5 Tests 1909-12)
  • Feb 11th Gheorghe Cucu, composer
  • Feb 12th Walter Vaes, Flemish painter/etcher
  • Feb 14th George Jean Nathan, US, editor/author/critic (American Mercury)
  • Feb 14th Ignaz Friedman, composer
  • Feb 15th John Barrymore, American actor (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1942)
  • Feb 17th Kurt Schindler, composer
  • Feb 22nd Eric Gill, England, sculptor/engraver/typographer (Perpetua)
  • Feb 23rd Ladislav Vycpalek, composer
  • Feb 25th Jozef Goossenaerts, Flemish philologist (Language boundary)
  • Feb 26th Walter Lucht, German artillery general (WW I/WW II)
  • Feb 26th Husband E. Kimmel, American admiral (d. 1968)
  • Feb 28th Geraldine Farrar, US soprano/actress (Story of American Singer)
  • Feb 28th Jose Vasconcelos, politician/essayist/philosopher, born in Oaxaca, Mexico (d. 1959)
  • Feb 28th Richard Heinrich Stein, composer
  • Mar 1st Ida Moore, Altoona Ks, actress (Mr Music, Ma & Pa Kettle at Waikiki)
  • Mar 2nd Wallis Clark, Essex England, actress (Postal Inspector)
  • Mar 3rd Floris H L Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp
  • Mar 4th Nicolae Titulescu, Romanian diplomat, government minister, and former President of the League of Nations (d. 1941)
  • Mar 6th Guy Kibbee, American actor (Big Shot), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 1956)
  • Mar 6th F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect (d. 1980)
  • Mar 14th Waclaw Sierpinski, Polish mathematician (d. 1969)
  • Mar 15th Jim Lightbody, American runner (d. 1953)
  • Mar 18th Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer
  • Mar 19th Gaston Lachaise, US sculptor (Standing Woman)
  • Mar 20th René Coty, Le Harve France, president of France (1953-58)
  • Mar 21st Gilbert M Anderson, [Max Aronson], Little Rock AR
  • Mar 23rd C Montague Shaw, Adelaide Australia
  • Mar 23rd Emmy Noether, German mathematician (d. 1935)
  • Mar 25th Haydn Wood, English composer, born in Slaithwaite (d. 1959)
  • Mar 26th Hermann Obrecht, Swiss jurist (d. 1940)
  • Mar 30th Melanie Klein, Austrian/British psycho analysis
  • Apr 1st Paul Anspach, Belgian Olympic champion fencer (d. 1991)
  • Apr 3rd Simon Elzinga, Dutch educator
  • Apr 4th Mary Howe, American composer (Sand) and pianist, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1964)
  • Apr 5th Don Blackie, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1928-29) (d. 1955)
  • Apr 7th Bert "Dainty" Ironmonger, cricketer (belated Australian rep 1928-33)
  • Apr 7th Kurt von Schleiger, German chancellor (12/2/32-1/28/33)
  • Apr 9th Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, (d. 1946)
  • Apr 10th Simon F H J Berkelbach Van der Sprenkel, theologist (Fear & Religion)
  • Apr 14th Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher, (d. 1936)
  • Apr 15th Giovanni Amendola, Italian antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo)
  • Apr 16th Seth Bingham, composer
  • Apr 17th Artur Schnabel, Lipnik Austria, pianist (Beethoven Piano Sonatas)
  • Apr 18th Leopold Stokowski, conductor (Cincinnati Symphony), born in London, England
  • Apr 20th Holland Smith, U.S. General (d. 1967)
  • Apr 21st Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1961)
  • Apr 23rd Albert Coates, St Petersburg Russia, conductor/composer (Eagle)
  • Apr 23rd Max [G M J] Winders Maximilien, Belgium, architect (WW II)
  • Apr 24th Hugh Dowding, commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain (d. 1970)
  • Apr 28th Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist
  • Apr 29th Hendrik N Werkman, painter/printer/resistance fighter (Hot printing)
  • Apr 30th Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (To the Invisible)
  • May 4th Wilhelm Lehmann, writer
  • May 5th Sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist
  • May 6th Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany (d. 1951)
  • May 7th Willem Elsschot, [Alfons J de Ridder], Flemish writer (Mend)
  • May 8th Philips C Visser, Dutch explorer/diplomat

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May 9th Henry J. Kaiser, American ship builder and industrialist (Liberty Ships, Jeeps, Boulder Dam), born in Sprout Brook, New York (d. 1967)

Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser
Industrialist
Henry J. Kaiser
  • May 9th George Barker, American painter (d. 1965)
  • May 10th Thurston Hall, actor (Roaming Lady, In Society), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 11th Joseph Marx, Austrian composer/critic
  • May 13th Georges Braque, French cubist painter and sculptor (My bicycle) who helped develop Cubism with Pablo Picasso, born in Argenteuil, Val-d'Oise (d. 1963)
  • May 18th Eduardo Fabini, composer
  • May 18th Babe Adams, American baseball player (d. 1968)
  • May 19th Mohammed Mosaddeq, Prime Minister of Iran (d. 1967)
  • May 20th Sigrid Undset, Norway, novelist (Kristin Lavransdatter, Nobel 1928)
  • May 21st Georgine M "May" Basting, actress (Hostage Rights of Aemstel)
  • May 23rd James Gleason, writer/actor (Bishop's Wife, Flying Fool), born in NYC, New York
  • May 24th Creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East)
  • May 25th Harry Fox, entertainer
  • May 25th Marie Doro, American actress (d. 1956)
  • May 29th Doris Ulmann, American photographer
  • May 30th Wyndham Halswelle, Scottish runner (d. 1915)
  • May 31st Sándor Graf Festetics, Hungarian politician (d. 1956)
  • Jun 1st John Drinkwater, English poet/playwright (Abraham Lincoln)
  • Jun 4th Karl Valentin, German comic/writer
  • Jun 9th Bobby Kerr, Canadian sprinter (d. 1963)
  • Jun 10th Neville Henderson, British diplomat
  • Jun 14th Ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Roemenia
  • Jun 14th Michael Zadora, composer
  • Jun 15th Ion Antonescu, Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1946)

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Jun 17th Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Rite of Spring) [OS 5th June], born in Oranienbaum, Russia (d. 1971)

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Composer
Igor Stravinsky
  • Jun 17th Adolf Friedrich VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1918)
  • Jun 18th Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49) [or 6/28]
  • Jun 21st Rockwell Kent, artist/painter/illustrator (Canterbury Tales)
  • Jun 21st Lluís Companys i Jover, Spanish politician (d. 1940)
  • Jun 24th Carl Diem, German Olympic official (d. 1962)
  • Jun 24th Athanase David, Canadian politician and businessman (d. 1953)
  • Jun 27th Eduard Spranger, German psychologist/educator
  • Jul 2nd Edgar Mayne, cricketer (Australian batsman, prolific for Victoria)
  • Jul 4th Cornelis van der Lugt Melsert, Dutch actor/dir (Willem van Oranje)
  • Jul 5th Inayat Khan, Indian sufi (d. 1927).
  • Jul 6th Ralph Morgan, [Wupperman], actor (Creeper, Imposter, Jack London), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 7th Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer
  • Jul 8th Percy Grainger, composer/pianist/conductor (Hill Songs), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Jul 8th Waverley John Anderson, Scottish viscount/governor of Bengal
  • Jul 10th Ima Hogg, Texas art patron/founder of Houston Symphony
  • Jul 10th Riccadro Pick-Mangiagalli, composer
  • Jul 16th Edward Earle, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 16th Felix Locher, Switzerland, actor (Frankenstein's Daughter)
  • Jul 18th Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet/historian (Paraguay)
  • Jul 21st David Burliuk, Ukrainian artist (d. 1967)
  • Jul 22nd Edward Hopper, US painter (House by the Railroad)
  • Jul 25th George S. Rentz, Navy Chaplain, Navy Cross (d. 1942)
  • Jul 27th Geoffrey de Havilland, British aircraft designer (d. 1965)
  • Jul 30th Holmes Herbert, Mansfield England, actor (The Kiss)
  • Jul 30th Leo van Puyfielde, Flemish art historian
  • Jul 31st Grete Gulbransson, writer
  • Aug 1st Vaclav Klicka, composer
  • Aug 2nd Johannes Tralow, writer
  • Aug 2nd Rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Virgin Doll)
  • Aug 2nd Red Ames, baseball player (d. 1936)
  • Aug 3rd Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer
  • Aug 5th Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I)
  • Aug 6th Gerrit H Kersten, Dutch vicar/founder (Calvinist party)
  • Aug 8th Ladislas Starevich, Polish animator (d. 1965)
  • Aug 10th Max Kowalski, composer
  • Aug 11th Rodolfo Graziani, Italian Marshal, fascist and Viceroy of Italian East Africa, born in Filettino, Italy (d. 1955)
  • Aug 14th Gisela Richter, English art historian (d. 1972)
  • Aug 16th Pierre H Ritter Jr, Dutch literary/head (Utrecht Newspaper)

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Aug 17th Samuel Goldwyn [Shmuel Gelbfisz], Jewish Polish American movie producer (MGM), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1974)

Hollywood Mogul Samuel Goldwyn
Hollywood Mogul
Samuel Goldwyn
  • Aug 18th Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor
  • Aug 18th Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau, composer
  • Aug 22nd Harry Makepeace, cricketer (4 Tests for England v Australia 1920-21)
  • Aug 25th Seán T. O'Kelly, Irish politician (d. 1966)
  • Aug 26th James Franck, German naturalist (Nobel 1925)
  • Aug 26th Johannes Lindeboom, vicar/church historian (Neth Archives)
  • Aug 27th Jaroslav Kricka, composer
  • Aug 28th Carl W de Vries, Dutch jurist (Unknown Thorbecke)
  • Aug 30th Meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer
  • Aug 31st Charles O'Neill, Canadian composer and bandmaster, born in Duntocher, near Glasgow, (d. 1964)
  • Sep 3rd Johnny Douglas, England cricketer and boxer (d. 1930)
  • Sep 6th John Powell, American pianist and composer, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1963)
  • Sep 7th Johanna F Zandstra-Giezen, oldest person in Netherland (died at 111)
  • Sep 9th Clem McCarthy, American sportscaster (d. 1962)
  • Sep 10th Paul Harvey, IL, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree)
  • Sep 13th Henri Potiron, composer
  • Sep 13th Ramón Grau, Cuban president (d. 1969)
  • Sep 14th Harald Fryklof, composer
  • Sep 17th Anton H Blaauw, Dutch botanist (Perception of Light)
  • Sep 19th Paul-Marie Masson, composer
  • Sep 19th Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (d. 1965)
  • Sep 21st Alf Thorbald Hurum, composer
  • Sep 22nd Emil Abranyi, composer
  • Sep 22nd Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal
  • Sep 28th Mart Saar, Estonian composer, born in Hüpassaare, Viljandi County (d. 1963)
  • Sep 28th Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, Barcelona Spain, essayist/philosopher
  • Sep 28th Jack Fournier, 2nd baseman (1917-18 NY Yankees)
  • Sep 30th George Bancroft, actor (Underworld)/wife of Octavia Brooke, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 2nd Boris Shaposhnikov, Russian military commander (d. 1945)
  • Oct 3rd Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, born in Posen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire (d. 1944)
  • Oct 3rd A. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter (d. 1974)
  • Oct 5th Giorgio Abetti, Italian astronomer (Solar physics)

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Oct 5th Robert H. Goddard, rocket pioneer (1st liquid-fueled rocket), born in Worcester Massachusetts (d. 1945)

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard
  • Oct 6th Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Timoshovka Ukraine, composer (Stabatmater)
  • Oct 11th Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer
  • Oct 11th Will Vesper, German author (Vom grossen Krieg)
  • Oct 12th Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer
  • Oct 14th Charlie Parker, cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test)
  • Oct 14th Éamon de Valera, NY, Irish politician and patriot, President of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59), (d. 1975)
  • Oct 15th Charley O'Leary, American baseball player (d. 1941)
  • Oct 18th Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-French cyclist (d. 1917)
  • Oct 19th Vincas Kreve-Mickievicius, Lithuania, poet/philologist/playwright

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Oct 20th Bela Lugosi [Blaskó ], Lugos, Austria-Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space)

  • Oct 24th Sybil Thorndike, England, actress (Saint Joan)
  • Oct 24th Emmerich Kálmán, Siófok, Austria-Hungary, Hungarian composer of operettas
  • Oct 25th Heinrich Max Ludwig, composer
  • Oct 29th Jean Giraudoux, French writer (d. 1944)
  • Oct 30th William "Bull" F Halsey, US vice-admiral (WW II Pacific)