Famous People Born in 1901 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 384 of 384

  • Jul 1 Sylvia Mary Paget Chancellor, philanthropist
  • Jul 2 Arthur Rex Alston, sports commentator
  • Jul 5 Sergey Obraztsov, Soviet puppet master (d. 1992)
  • Jul 7 Gustav Knuth, Braunschweig Germany, actor (Freddy Unter Fremden)
  • Jul 7 Vittorio De Sica, Italian actor and director (Bicycle Thieves, Sciuscià), born in Sora, Lazio (d. 1974)
  • Jul 8 Donald Benjamin Harden, archaeologist
  • Jul 9 Barbara Cartland, romance author (Camfield #69)
  • Jul 9 Jester Hairston, NC, actor (Thats My Mama, Rolly-Amen)
  • Jul 12 Robert Allenby, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Jul 13 Mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker, welterweight boxing champ (1922-26)
  • Jul 13 Tillie Ehrlich Lewin, leading industrialist (tomato queen)
  • Jul 13 Eric Portman, Yorkshire England, actor (Naked Edge, Canterbury Tale), (d. 1969)
  • Jul 14 George Tobias, American actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 14 Gerald Finzi, British composer (Dies natalis), born in London, England
  • Jul 15 John Wesley Work III, African-American composer, musicologist and scholar of African-American folklore and music, born in Tullahoma, Tennessee (d. 1967)
  • Jul 15 Pyke F C Koch, Dutch surrealistic painter (Dolores' Breakfast)
  • Jul 16 Fritz Mahler, composer
  • Jul 17 Bruno Jasieński, Polish poet (d. 1938)
  • Jul 20 Vehbi Koc, indistrialist/philanthropist
  • Jul 20 Heinie Manush, American baseball player (d. 1971)
  • Jul 21 Allyn Joslyn, American actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), born in Milford, Pennsylvania (d. 1981)
  • Jul 22 Charles Weidman, Nebraska, modern dancer/choreographer (Candide)
  • Jul 23 Hank Worden, American actor and rodeo cowboy (d. 1992)
  • Jul 25 Walter Breedveld/Reinier de Muntel, writer (Een ship vergaat)
  • Jul 25 Lila Lee, American actress (Midnight Girl, Blood & Sand), born in Union Hill, New Jersey (d. 1973)
  • Jul 26 John Bleifer, actor (Highway to Heaven), born in Zawiercie, Poland (d. 1992)
  • Jul 28 Rudy Vallee, Vt, singer (Vagabond Dreams, My Time Is Your Time)
  • Jul 28 Sandor Vandor, composer
  • Jul 28 Freddie Fitzsimmons, American baseball player (d. 1979)
  • Jul 30 Alfred Lépine, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1955)
  • Jul 31 Jean Debuffet, French painter and sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1985)
  • Aug 1 Pancho Villa, Filipino world boxing champion (d. 1925)
  • Aug 3 Bernard Reichel, composer
  • Aug 3 John Stennis, (Sen-D-Miss)
  • Aug 3 Stefan Wyszynski, Polish cardinal

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Aug 4 Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer (Hello Dolly), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1971)

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • Aug 4 Clarence Passailaigue, Jamaican cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1972)
  • Aug 5 Juan Carlos Paz, composer
  • Aug 5 Claude Autant-Lara, French film director (d. 2000)
  • Aug 8 Ernest Lawrence, American nuclear scientist and inventor (Cyclotron - Nobel 1939), born in Canton, South Dakota (d. 1958)
  • Aug 9 Charles Farrell, Cape Cod Mass, actor (Vern-My Little Margie)
  • Aug 13 Ian Whyte, composer and conductor (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra), born in Dunfermline, Scotland (d. 1960)
  • Aug 14 James Pitman, Bath England, educator/publisher/phonetic speller
  • Aug 15 Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68), born in Penonomé, Coclé, Panama (d. 1988)
  • Aug 15 Byron Arnold, composer
  • Aug 15 Hans Lorbeer, German writer and politician, born in Lutherstadt, Wittenberg, Germany (d. 1973)
  • Aug 15 Sulho Ranta, Finnish composer, born in Peräseinäjoki, Finland (d. 1960)
  • Aug 15 Pyotr Sergeyevich Novikov, Russian mathematician (group theory), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1975)

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Aug 20 Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian poet, critic and translator (Nobel 1959), born in Modica, Italy (d. 1968)

Author/Poet Salvatore Quasimodo
Author/Poet
Salvatore Quasimodo
  • Aug 23 Cecil Rolph Hewitt, English journalist and policeman, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Aug 23 John Sherman Cooper, American politician and U.S. Ambassador to East Germany, born in Somerset, Kentucky (d. 1991)
  • Aug 25 Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright and director (Tivoli), born in Ribe, Denmark (d. 1961)
  • Aug 26 Gen Maxwell D Taylor, former US Army chief of staff
  • Aug 26 Jan de Quay, Dutch minister of war/premier (KVP, 1959-63)
  • Aug 26 Tullio Campagnolo, Italy, bicycle manufacturer (Fiat)
  • Aug 26 Chen Yi, Chinese communist military commander and politician (d. 1972)
  • Aug 27 Al Ritz, [Joaquim], actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Aug 27 Roger Pryor, American actor (Belle of the Nineties, Identity Unknown), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 28 Cees Kelk, Dutch writer (Dance of Young Feet), born in Amsterdam (d. 1981)
  • Aug 28 Paul Henry Lang, Hungarian-American critic and musicologist (NY Herald Tribune), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1991)
  • Aug 29 Aurel Joliat, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Ottawa, Canada (d. 1986)
  • Aug 29 Sherwin Badger, American Figure Skating Champion (1920-24), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1972)
  • Aug 30 John C Stennis, (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88)
  • Aug 30 John Gunther, author/host (John Gunther's High Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 30 Roy Wilkins, American civil rights activist and longtime executive director of NAACP, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1981)
  • Sep 2 Andreas Embirikos, Greek surrealist poet (d. 1975)
  • Sep 2 Adolph Rupp, American college basketball coach (d. 1977)
  • Sep 3 Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor
  • Sep 4 Paul Osborn, playwright (Mornings at 7)

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Sep 4 William Lyons, British industrialist (Jaguar cars), born in Blackpool, Lancashire (d. 1985)

Mr Jaguar William Lyons
Mr Jaguar
William Lyons
  • Sep 5 Florence Elridge, American actress (Long Days Journey into the Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • Sep 5 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1981)
  • Sep 6 John Erik Jonsson, American businessman and Mayor of Dallas, born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Sep 8 Hendrik Verwoerd, South African Prime Minister (1958-66) who was assassinated in 1966, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1966)
  • Sep 12 Ben Blue, Canadian actor and comedian (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1975)
  • Sep 12 Ernst Pepping, German composer, born in Duisburg, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Sep 15 Sir Donald Bailey, British engineer (d. 1985)
  • Sep 16 Andree Joly Bunet, French pairs figure skater (Olympic gold 1928, 32), born in Paris (d. 1993)
  • Sep 16 CFH "Freddie" Gough, British major scout (WW II, Arnhem)
  • Sep 17 Francis Chichester, Barnstaple, Devon, English aviator and sailor (Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire)
  • Sep 18 Harold Clurman, producer/director (Deadline at Dawn)
  • Sep 19 Joseph Pasternak, film producer (Anchors Aweigh, Date With Judy)
  • Sep 20 Leo Justinus Kauffmann, composer
  • Sep 22 Allan "Rocky" Lane, Mishawaka Ind, actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder)
  • Sep 22 Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher
  • Sep 22 Nadezhda Alliluyeva, 2nd wife of Joseph Stalin (d. 1932)
  • Sep 23 Adriaan Pitlo, Dutch lawyer, born in Antwerp (d. 1987)
  • Sep 23 Jaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984)
  • Sep 25 Robert Bresson, French film director (d. 1999)
  • Sep 26 Donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Sep 26 George Raft, American actor (Each Dawn I Die, Scarface, Some Like It Hot), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Sep 28 Friedrichs, mathematician
  • Sep 28 Lily Bouwmeester, Dutch actress/comedienne (Pygmalion)
  • Sep 28 William Samuel Paley, pres/CEO of CBS (1928-90), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 28 Ed Sullivan, TV variety show host/gossip columnist (Ed Sullivan Show), born in New York City

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Sep 29 Enrico Fermi, Italian-American nuclear physicist, gone fission, fermium (Nobel 1938), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1954)

Father of the Atomic Bomb Enrico Fermi
Father of the Atomic Bomb
Enrico Fermi
  • Sep 29 Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher and activist (d. 1981)
  • Sep 30 Philip Dorn, Dutch actor (Enemy Agent, I Remember Mama), born in Scheveningen, Netherlands (d. 1975)
  • Oct 2 Christopher Clarkson, test Pilot
  • Oct 2 [Ignatius] Roy [D] Campbell, South African poet (Flowering Rifle)
  • Oct 2 Charles Stark "Doc" Draper, American Scientist and Engineer who headed the team that invented the Apollo Guidance Computer and inertial navigation technology for aircraft, space vehicles, and submarines, born in Windsor, Missouri (d. 1987)
  • Oct 3 Masao Oki, Japanese composer (Symphony No.5 Atomic Bomb), born in Iwata, Shizuoka (d. 1971)
  • Oct 3 Jean Grémillon, French film director (d. 1959)
  • Oct 4 [Robert] Carroll Nye, actor (Gone with the Wind), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Oct 5 Johan Fiolet, Dutch actor/director
  • Oct 5 John Alton, cinematographer
  • Oct 5 Willy Lages, German chief of Sicherheitsdienst in Amsterdam
  • Oct 7 Frank Boucher, Canadian all-star NHL center (NY Rangers), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 1977)
  • Oct 7 Ralph Rainger, composer
  • Oct 7 Souvanna Phouma, Prince and Prime Minister of Laos (1951–54, 1956–58, 1960 and 1962–75), born in Luang Phrabang, Laos (d. 1984)
  • Oct 8 Eivind Groven, composer
  • Oct 10 Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor
  • Oct 11 Emil Hlobil, Czech composer, born in Veselí nad Lužnicí (d. 1987)
  • Oct 13 Benjamin Merkelbach, architect/city builder of Amsterdam
  • Oct 13 Edward Chapman, Harrogate England, actor (Promoter, Rembrandt)
  • Oct 14 Willem A Wagenaar, journalist/writer (Shanghai)
  • Oct 15 Bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats)
  • Oct 15 Hermann Abs, director (Deutsche Bank)/Hitler's advisor
  • Oct 15 Robert Bromston Thesiger Daniell, soldier
  • Oct 18 Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, composer
  • Oct 18 Barbara Brown, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1975)
  • Oct 19 Arleigh A Burke, Colo, admiral (WW II, Solomon Islands, Navy Cross)
  • Oct 20 Hans-Otto Borgmann, composer
  • Oct 21 Gerhard von Rad, German old testament scholar (Deuteronomium)
  • Oct 22 Charles Huggins, Canada, US physician
  • Oct 24 Gilda Gray, Polish-born American actress and dancer (d. 1959)
  • Oct 28 Eileen Shanahan, Irish Poet (d. 1979)
  • Oct 29 Daniele Amfiteatrov, composer
  • Nov 2 James Dunn, American actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, It's a Great Life), born in NYC, New York (d. 1967)
  • Nov 2 Paul Ford, Balt Md, actor (Phil Silvers Show)

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Nov 3 Andre Malraux, [Berger], novelist/art historian (La Condition Humaine), born in Paris, France

Novelist André Malraux
Novelist
André Malraux
  • Nov 3 Leopold III, [Filip von Saksen-Coburg], King of the Belgians (from 1934, abdicated 1951), d. 1983
  • Nov 4 Princess Bang-ja of Korea (d. 1989)
  • Nov 4 Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (d. 1974)
  • Nov 5 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (England batting hero in Bodyline series)
  • Nov 6 Juanita Hall, Keyport NJ, actress (Capt Billy)
  • Nov 8 Gheorge Gheorghiu Dej, Romania party leader/president
  • Nov 8 Szymon Laks, Polish composer (head of prisoners orchestra at Auschwitz), born in Warsaw (d. 1983)
  • Nov 9 John Norrie McArthur, malariologist/microscopist
  • Nov 11 Sam Spiegel, producer (On the Waterfront, Bridge over River Kwai)
  • Nov 11 F. Van Wyck Mason, American author (d. 1978)
  • Nov 14 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family)
  • Nov 17 Joyce Wethered, Surrey England, golfer (4 time British Amateur champ)
  • Nov 17 Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (Somewhere in the Night)
  • Nov 17 Max Zehnder, Swiss composer, born in Turgi (d. 1972)
  • Nov 17 Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer
  • Nov 17 Walter Hallstein, West German politician (CDU) (Hallstein doctrine)

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Nov 18 George Gallup, American survey sampling pioneer and inventor of the Gallup poll, born in Jefferson, Iowa (d. 1984)

Inventor of the Gallup Poll George Gallup
Inventor of the Gallup Poll
George Gallup
  • Nov 22 Joaquin Rodrigo, Sagunto Spain, composer
  • Nov 24 Andre Victor Tchelistcheff, winemaker
  • Nov 25 Tibor Serly, Losonc Hungary, violinist/composer (American Elegy)
  • Nov 25 Arthur Liebehenschel, Commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp (d. 1948)
  • Nov 26 Philippus J Idenburg, Dutch statistician
  • Nov 27 Ted Husing, American sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 29 Genevieve Tobin, actress (Zaza, Great Gambini, Uncertain Lady)
  • Nov 29 Mildred Harris, Cheyenne WY, actress (No No Nannette)
  • Dec 1 Dorothy James, composer
  • Dec 1 Ilona Feher, Hungarian-Jewish violinist (d. 1988)
  • Dec 2 Staf Gustaf Frans Nees, Belgian composer
  • Dec 2 Raimundo Orsi, Argentine-born footballer (d. 1986)
  • Dec 5 Hanns Jelinek, composer

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Dec 5 Walt [Walter Elias] Disney, animator, (Mickey Mouse), producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Co., born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • Dec 5 Werner Heisenberg, German physicist who discovered the uncertainty principle (Nobel 1932), born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1976)
  • Dec 5 Milton H. Erickson, American psychiatrist (d. 1980)
  • Dec 7 A F [Tony] Pugsley, British rear-admiral (Walcheren attack (1944))
  • Dec 9 Carol Dempster, American actress (d. 1991)
  • Dec 9 Ödön von Horváth, Hungarian-born writer (d. 1938)
  • Dec 9 Jean Mermoz, French pilot (d. 1936)
  • Dec 10 F Fischer, German war criminal (Breda 4)
  • Dec 13 John Wijga, painter/illustrator
  • Dec 14 Henri Cochet, tennis champ (US Open-1928)
  • Dec 14 Paul I, King of Greece (1947-64)

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Dec 16 Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (Coming of Age in Samoa), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cultural Anthropologist Margaret Mead
Cultural Anthropologist
Margaret Mead
  • Dec 19 Oliver [Hazard Perry] La Farge, American anthropologist and novelist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1963)
  • Dec 20 Louis I Kahn, US architect [or Feb 20]
  • Dec 20 Robert Van de Graaff, Alabama, physicist (Mobility of Gaseous Ions)
  • Dec 21 Juan A de Zunzunegui y Loredo, Spanish writer
  • Dec 21 Robin Irvine, actor (Easy Virtue), born in London, England
  • Dec 22 Andre Kostelanetz, conductor (Lincoln Portrari), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Dec 23 Gene Sarazen, golfer (PGA 1922, 23, 33)
  • Dec 25 Alice C, English duchess of Gloucester/aunt of Elizabeth II
  • Dec 26 Victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer
  • Dec 27 Irene Handl, actress (Riding High, Morgan), born in London, England

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Dec 27 Marlene Dietrich, German American actress and singer (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1992)

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich