Famous People Born in 1882

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 230

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

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Jan 17 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 18 A. A. Milne, English author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, born in Hampstead Middlesex (d. 1956)

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

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

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

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Jan 30 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 31 Josephus RH van Schaik, Dutch lawyer/vice-premier

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Feb 1 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 2 James Joyce, Ireland, novelist/poet (Dubliners, Ulysses, Finnigan's Wake)

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

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

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

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

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

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Oct 5 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 6 Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Timoshovka Ukraine, composer (Stabatmater)
  • Oct 11 Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer
  • Oct 11 Will Vesper, German author (Vom grossen Krieg)
  • Oct 12 Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer
  • Oct 14 Charlie Parker, cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test)
  • Oct 14 Éamon de Valera, NY, Irish politician and patriot, President of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59), (d. 1975)
  • Oct 15 Charley O'Leary, American baseball player (d. 1941)
  • Oct 18 Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-French cyclist (d. 1917)
  • Oct 19 Vincas Kreve-Mickievicius, Lithuania, poet/philologist/playwright

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Oct 20 Bela Lugosi [Blaskó], Austrian actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space), born in Lugos, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1956)

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