Famous People Born in 1893

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 302

  • Jan 2nd Lillian Leitzel, German acrobat and strongwoman (d. 1931)
  • Jan 3rd Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, French novelist/essayist (Gilles)
  • Jan 4th Manuel Palau Boix, composer
  • Jan 4th Yone Minagawa, Japanese, became worlds oldest living person January 29, 2007. (d. Aug. 13, 2007)
  • Jan 5th Friedrich Blume, German musicologist (Das Rassenproblem in der Musik)
  • Jan 5th Zoltán Böszörmény, Hungarian Nazi politician (d. unknown)
  • Jan 5th Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru (d. 1952)
  • Jan 10th Albert Jacka, Australian soldier, first Australian World War I Victoria Cross winner (d. 1932)

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Jan 12th Hermann Goering, Rosenheim Bavaria, leading Nazi politician and party member

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Jan 12th Alfred Rosenberg, German Nazi official (d. 1946)
  • Jan 13th Clarke Ashton Smith, US, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds, Genius Loci)
  • Jan 13th Jan Evangelista Zelinka, composer
  • Jan 13th Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
  • Jan 15th Ivor Novello (David Ivor Davies, Cardiff Wales, composer/writer/actor (Truth Game)
  • Jan 15th Dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premiere of Yugoslavia (1939-4.)
  • Jan 16th Daisy Kennedy, Australian violinist (d. 1981)
  • Jan 18th John Lawrence Seymour, composer
  • Jan 20th Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)
  • Jan 20th Georg Åberg, Swedish athlete (d. 1946)
  • Jan 22nd Conrad Veidt, Potsdam Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary)
  • Jan 23rd Frank Carlson, (Gov/Rep/Sen-R-Ks)
  • Jan 26th Bessie Coleman, 1st African American airplane pilot
  • Jan 26th Giuseppe Genco Russo, Sicilian mafioso (d. 1976)
  • Jan 27th Soong Ching-ling, Chinese wife of Sun Yat-sen (d. 1981)
  • Jan 28th Elliot Griffis, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1968)
  • Jan 29th Edric Cundell, composer
  • Jan 29th Martian Negrea, composer
  • Jan 31st Freya Stark, English explorer/ travel writer
  • Feb 2nd Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1974)
  • Feb 2nd Raoul Riganti, Argentine racing driver (d. 1970)
  • Feb 3rd Gaston Julia, French mathematician (d. 1978)
  • Feb 4th Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Marriage of Aude, Passion), born in NYC, New York

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Feb 4th Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus africanus)

Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart
Raymond Dart
  • Feb 5th Roman Ingarden, Polish philosopher (Studia philosophica)
  • Feb 6th Muhammad Zafrulla Khan, President of UN General Assembly (1962-63)
  • Feb 8th Ba Maw, Burmese politician (d. 1977)
  • Feb 10th Jimmy Durante, long-nosed comedian (and goodnight Mrs Calabash), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 10th William [Bill] T Tilden II, tennis player (US Open 1920-25, 29)
  • Feb 11th Johan C P Alberts, Dutch literary (Festival)
  • Feb 12th Marcel G J Minnaert, Dutch astronomer
  • Feb 12th Omar Bradley, General of Army WW II (GI General)
  • Feb 13th Ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romania, communist/foreign minister (1945-52)
  • Feb 14th Kay Fisker, Danish architect (Hornbeck House, Copenhagen)
  • Feb 15th Harm H Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/etcher/ceramist
  • Feb 15th Walter Donaldson, US pianist/composer (Girl Crazy, Whoopee)
  • Feb 16th Ivor Armstrong Richards, England, literary critic [OS]
  • Feb 17th Wally Pipp, American baseball player (d. 1965)
  • Feb 19th Cedric Hardwicke, Stourbridge England, actor (Peter Pan, Richard III)
  • Feb 19th Pietro Pancrazi, Italian critic (Scrittori d'Oggi)
  • Feb 20th Russel Crouse, journalist/novelist/playwright (Life with Father)
  • Feb 20th Elizabeth Holloway Marston, American psychologist (d. 1993)
  • Feb 21st Andres Segovia, Linares Spain, classical guitarist, (d. 1987)
  • Feb 21st Vsevolod Pudovkin, Soviet film director/theorist (Mother, Deserter)
  • Feb 26th Ivor A "I A" Richards, English poet/critic (Meaning of Meaning) [NS]
  • Feb 26th William Frawley, Burlington, Iowa, American actor (I Love Lucy, Bub-My 3 Sons)
  • Feb 27th Joseph Messner, composer
  • Feb 27th Ralph Linton, US cultural anthropologist (Tree of Culture)
  • Feb 28th Ben Hecht, novelist/playwright/screenwriter (Front Page), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 1st Theo Frenkel, actor (Footlights, Hague's Comedy)
  • Mar 1st Mercedes de Acosta, American socialite (d. 1968)
  • Mar 2nd Maxime Dumoulin, composer
  • Mar 3rd Beatrice Wood, potter/artist/author
  • Mar 3rd Bill Nestell, CA, actor (Dangerous Venture, Buckskin Frontier)
  • Mar 5th Emmett J Culligan, founder of water treatment organization
  • Mar 6th Kathleen Smoothy, housewife (last link to Siege of SIdney Street)
  • Mar 6th [Walter] Furry Lewis, father of the blues
  • Mar 7th Milton Avery, American artist (d. 1965)
  • Mar 9th Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian muralist/decorator
  • Mar 9th Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1983)
  • Mar 16th Isobel Elsom, actress (My Fair Lady, Love From a Stranger)
  • Mar 18th Wilfred Owen, England, anti-war poet (Anthem for Doomed Youth)
  • Mar 18th Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist (d. 1978)
  • Mar 18th Jean Goldkette, Greek-born jazz musician (d. 1962)
  • Mar 21st Geoffrey Dearmer, poet
  • Mar 23rd Cedric Gibbons, American art director (d. 1960)
  • Mar 24th George Sisler, American baseball player (d. 1973)
  • Mar 25th Edward Hart, (Rep-D-NJ)/1st chairman of Com on Un-American Activities
  • Mar 26th Palmiro Togliatti, founder (Communist Party of Italy)
  • Mar 27th Dragoljub "Draza" Mihailovic, Yugoslavian general/nazi collaborator
  • Mar 27th Karl Mannheim, Hung/German/British sociologist (Ideology & Utopia)
  • Mar 28th Spyros Skouras, Greek-born American movie executive (d. 1971)
  • Mar 31st Clemens Krauss, conductor (Berlin State Orch-1937), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Apr 1st Cicely Courtneidge, Australian actress (Double Exposure), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Apr 3rd Leslie Howard, [Stainer], actor (Gone With the Wind), born in London, England
  • Apr 3rd Princess Maud of Fife (d. 1945)
  • Apr 5th Clas Thunberg, Finland, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924, 28)
  • Apr 7th Irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
  • Apr 7th Allen Dulles, American Central Intelligence Agency director (d. 1969)
  • Apr 8th Grace Cunard, silent screen actress (Resurrection), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Apr 8th Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Sereniteit)
  • Apr 11th Dean G Acheson, statesman/US Secretary of State (1949-53)
  • Apr 11th Johannes T Thijsse, Dutch founder (Waterloopkundig lab Delft)
  • Apr 16th Federico Mompou, composer
  • Apr 16th Joseph Yasser, composer
  • Apr 18th Violette Morris, French athlete (d. 1944)
  • Apr 20th Harold Lloyd, Burchard Neb, silent comic (Why Worry, Safety Last)
  • Apr 20th Hermann Ungar, Moravian writer, born in Boskovice (d. 1929)
  • Apr 20th Edna Parker, American supercentenarian
  • Apr 20th Joan Miró, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1983)
  • Apr 23rd Frank Borzage, Salt Lake City, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo)
  • Apr 24th Robert Harron, actor (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 26th Draza Mihajlovic, Serbian WWII hero and war criminal (d. 1946)
  • Apr 27th Norman Bel Geddes, Adrian Mich, theatrical designer (Rivals, Dead End)
  • Apr 27th Allen Sothoron, American baseball player (d. 1939)
  • Apr 29th Elisaveta Bagrjana, [Beltsheva], Bulgaria, poet
  • Apr 29th Harold C Urey, Ind, physicist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934)

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Apr 30th Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister, born in Wesel, Rhine Province, German Empire (d. 1946)

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • May 2nd Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien) [or May 13, 1912]
  • May 2nd Assen Karastoyanov, composer
  • May 3rd Hope Landin, Minneapolis MN
  • May 3rd Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Georgian writer and public benefactor (d. 1975)
  • May 4th Edgar Dearing, Ceres CA, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Free & Easy)
  • May 4th Royal Butler, [Edwin Richey], actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 7th Frank J. Selke, Canadian ice hockey manager (d. 1985)
  • May 8th Francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913)
  • May 8th Edd Roush, baseball player (d. 1988)
  • May 8th Teddy Wakelam, English sports broadcaster and rugby union player (d. 1963)
  • May 9th William Moulton Marston, American psychologist, writer (co-creator, Wonder Woman) (d. 1947)
  • May 14th Ivan Alexandrovich Vishnegradsky, composer
  • May 14th Louis Verneuil, French playwright (d. 1952)
  • May 15th Michel Gusikoff, composer
  • May 15th Stanley Lupino, English comic (Cheer Up, Over She Goes), born in London (d. 1942)
  • May 16th Jose Calvo Sotelo, Spanish minister of Finance (1925-30)
  • May 16th Paul Amadeus Pisk, composer
  • May 21st Arthur Carr, cricket captain (England v Australia 1926)
  • May 21st Simon Delmonte, actor/director (Boemeladvocaat)
  • May 23rd Ulysses S. Grant IV, American geologist and paleontologist (d. 1977)
  • May 24th W H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda)
  • May 26th Eugene Goossens, conductor/composer (Perseus), born in London, England
  • May 26th Norma Talmadge, NY, actress (Sign on Door, Camille)
  • May 27th Hermann Dörnemann, German supercentarian (d. 2005)
  • Jun 4th Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania
  • Jun 4th Daan Boens, Flemish poet (Man who sold his Wife)
  • Jun 6th Ludovic Feldman, composer
  • Jun 9th Samuel N Behrman, US screenwriter (Tale of 2 Cities, Daddy Long Legs)
  • Jun 9th Irish Meusel, American baseball player (d. 1963)
  • Jun 10th Franz Andre, Belgian conductor
  • Jun 12th Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/radio play director (Paul Vlaanderen)
  • Jun 13th Dorothy Leigh Sayers, English novelist (9 Taylors)
  • Jun 14th Siggie Nordstrom, Swedish singer (The Nordstrom Sisters) (d. 1980)
  • Jun 15th Jacob HA van Coeverden, boer/edelman
  • Jun 19th Adriaan F Dussenbroek, Dutch family dr/co-founder (Union National Arubano)
  • Jun 21st Alois Hába, Czech composer (d. 1973)
  • Jun 22nd Osvald Chlubna, composer
  • Jun 23rd Donald McBride, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Irma), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 24th Roy O. Disney, co-founder of the Walt Disney Company and brother of Walt (d. 1971)
  • Jun 25th Charlotte Greenwood, actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 26th "Big Bill" Broonzy, Miss, blues singer/guitarist (Blues by Broonzy)
  • Jun 28th Luciano Gallet, composer
  • Jun 28th Nils Bjorkander, composer
  • Jun 29th Antoon Schweigmann, Dutch religious poet/resistance fighter
  • Jun 29th Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music)
  • Jun 30th Harold/Joseph Laski, English economist/Labour leader (1945-..)
  • Jun 30th Walter Ulbricht, president German DR
  • Jul 1st Walter Francis White, Atlanta Georgia
  • Jul 2nd August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Shylock-Hamlet)
  • Jul 2nd Ralph Hancock, Welsh garden designer (Rockefeller Center) (d. 1950)
  • Jul 3rd Mississippi John Hurt, Teoc Mississippi, American blues singer and guitarist
  • Jul 6th Wilton St Hill, WI cricketer (3 Tests 1928-30)
  • Jul 7th Miroslav Krleža, Croatian writer (d. 1981)
  • Jul 8th Fritz Perls, father of Gestalt therapy
  • Jul 9th George Geary, cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34)
  • Jul 11th Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)
  • Jul 14th John G Strijdom, premier of South-Africa (1954-58)
  • Jul 14th Spencer Williams, Vidalia La, actor (Andy-Amos 'n' Andy)
  • Jul 14th Clarence J. Brown, Newspaper publisher and politician (d. 1965)
  • Jul 15th Enid Bennett, Australia, silent film actress (Skippy, Hairpins)
  • Jul 18th Josef Huttel, composer
  • Jul 18th Richard Dix, actor (10 Commandments, Cimarron), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jul 19th Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet (Ode to Revolution), born in Baghdati, Soviet Georgia [OS=7/7]
  • Jul 20th Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20)
  • Jul 20th Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (From Where I Came)
  • Jul 20th George Llewelyn-Davies, English Peter Pan character model (d. 1915)
  • Jul 21st Hans Fallada [Rudolf Wilhelm Friedrich Ditzen], German writer, born in Greifswald (d. 1947)
  • Jul 22nd Jesse Haines, American baseball player (d. 1978)
  • Jul 23rd Karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic)
  • Jul 25th Dorothy Dickson, actress/dancer (Paying the Piper, Danny Boy)
  • Jul 26th George Grosz, German painter (Gott mit uns)
  • Jul 28th Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer
  • Jul 30th Fatima Jinnah, Pakistani Mother of the Nation (d. 1967)
  • Jul 31st Charles Wilfred Orr, composer
  • Aug 6th Guthrie McClintic, Broadway producer/dir (Winterset), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 6th Wright Patman, American politician (d. 1976)
  • Aug 10th Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)
  • Aug 10th Viscount Dunrossil, Scotland, Gov Gen of Australia (1959-61)
  • Aug 10th Voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slovenian author (Samorastniki)
  • Aug 12th Howard Smith, Attleboro Mass, actor (Harvey Griffin-Hazel)
  • Aug 14th Alfred Alessandrescu, composer
  • Aug 14th Carl Benton Reid, Lansing MI, actor (Pressure Point)
  • Aug 15th Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer
  • Aug 15th Harlow H Curtice, President of General Motors (1953-8)
  • Aug 15th Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer (d. 1950)

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Aug 17th Mae West, American actress and singer (She Done him Wrong), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)

Actress Mae West
Mae West
  • Aug 18th Ernest MacMillan, composer
  • Aug 18th Burleigh Grimes, American baseball player (d. 1985)
  • Aug 19th Alfred Lunt, Broadway actor (Emmy 1965), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Aug 21st Juliette Marie Olga Lili Boulanger, composer
  • Aug 21st Theresa Weld Blanchard, American figure skating champion (1914, 1920-24), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1978)

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Aug 22nd Dorothy Parker, American short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 1967)

Short Story Writer Dorothy Parker
Short Story Writer
Dorothy Parker
  • Aug 23rd Roy Agnew, Australian composer (Sonata Ballade), born in Sydney (d. 1944)