Famous People Born in 1891 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 271 of 271

  • Sep 12 Adolph Weiss, American composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1971)
  • Sep 12 Pedro Albizu Campos, Advocate for Puerto Rican independence, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico (d. 1965)
  • Sep 14 Ivan Matveyevich Vinogradov, Russian mathematician (d. 1983)
  • Sep 16 Czeslaw Josef Marek, composer
  • Sep 16 Isabel Jeans, British actress (Easy Virtue, Heavens Above), born in London, England (d. 1985)
  • Sep 16 Stephanie von Hohenlohe, Austrian-born German spy (d. 1972)

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Sep 16 Karl Dönitz, German naval leader, born in Grünau, German Empire (d. 1980)

Naval commander and Nazi leader Karl Dönitz
Naval commander and Nazi leader
Karl Dönitz
  • Sep 17 Leslie Lincoln Henson, actor (Lady Luck, Funny Face, Harvey)
  • Sep 22 Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor (Residence Orch)
  • Sep 26 Alfred Plane, US sharp shooter (Olympic gold 1912, 20)
  • Sep 28 Myrtle Gonzalez, American actress (Missy, Her Great Part), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1918)
  • Sep 29 Gerda Björne, Swedish actress (Familjen Bjork, Hemsoborna), born in By, Värmland, Sweden (d. 1979)
  • Sep 29 Fabien Sevitzky [Koussevitzky], Russian-American conductor (Indianapolis Symphony), born in Vishny Volotchok, Russia (d. 1967)
  • Oct 2 H V Porter, basketball pioneer, created fan shape backboard
  • Oct 11 Antonius [Jacob LT] van der Veen Zeppenfeldt, Antillian Bishop
  • Oct 12 Edith Stein, German philosopher and Discalced Carmelite nun (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross), born in Breslau (Silesia), Germany (d. 1987)
  • Oct 13 Irene Rich [Luther], American actress (Beau Brummell, Champ), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1988)
  • Oct 13 Ludwig Weber, composer
  • Oct 14 Paul de Keyser, Flemish story teller/philologist/folklorist
  • Oct 18 Vaclav Kalik, composer

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Oct 20 James Chadwick, English physicist (Nobel 1935 discovered neutron), born in Bollington, Cheshire (d. 1974)

Physicist James Chadwick
Physicist
James Chadwick

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Oct 20 Jomo Kenyatta, Kenyan leader and 1st President of Kenya (1963-78), born in Gatundu, Kenya (d. 1978)

Founding Father of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta
Founding Father of Kenya
Jomo Kenyatta
  • Oct 21 John Metzelaar, Dutch/US (About Tropical Atl Visschen)
  • Oct 21 Ted Shawn, US dancer/choreographer (Dance We Must)
  • Oct 22 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer
  • Oct 22 Parker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (d. 1988)
  • Oct 24 Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Two Orphans), born (d. 1973)
  • Oct 24 Rafael L Trujillo Molina, president/dictator of Dom Rep (1930-61)
  • Oct 25 Father Coughlin, Canadian-American Roman Catholic priest and pro-Fascist radio broadcaster, born in Hamilton, Canada (d. 1979)
  • Oct 28 Ormer Locklear, American movie stunt pilot (d. 1920)
  • Oct 29 Fanny Brice, American singing comedienne (Ziegeld Follies, Baby Snooks), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 1 Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher
  • Nov 4 Miroslav Krejci, Czech composer
  • Nov 5 Bert McGirr, cricketer (played in NZ's 1st Test series)
  • Nov 5 Earle "Greasy" Neale, NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Nov 5 Mary Dorna, Dutch author
  • Nov 10 Carl Stalling, American film composer, born in Lexington, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • Nov 11 Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (d. 1954)
  • Nov 12 Seth Barnes Nicholson, American astronomer who discovered four satellites of Jupiter, born in Springfield, Illinois

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Nov 14 Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Alliston, Ontario (d. 1941)

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Nov 15 Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WWII - African campaign), born in Heidenheim, Württemberg, Germany (d. 1944)

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • Nov 15 W Averell Harriman, American (Gov-D-NY)/ambassador to USSR (1943-46)
  • Nov 17 Guido Pannain, composer
  • Nov 17 Jean Del Val, [Gautier], French actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces)
  • Nov 20 Leon Cadore, pitcher (pitched all of 26 inning game)
  • Nov 20 Reginald Denny Richmond England, actor (Rebecca, Cat Ballou, Batman)
  • Nov 22 Bengt Axel von Torne, composer
  • Nov 22 Edward Bernays, PR expert
  • Nov 22 Erik Lindahl, Swedish economist (Theory of Money & Capital)
  • Nov 27 Pedro Salinas, Spanish writer (Generation of 1927), born in Madrid (d. 1951)
  • Nov 28 Gregorio Perfecto, Filipino jurist & politician (d. 1949)

  • Nov 29 Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61)
  • Nov 29 Richard Frank Donovan, composer
  • Dec 1 Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer (wreck laws)
  • Dec 2 Charles H. Wesley, author writer and Brother of Alpha Phi Alpha Inc. (d. 1987)
  • Dec 5 Alexander Rodchenko, Russian painter and photographer, born in St Petersburg (d. 1956)
  • Dec 7 Fay Bainter, American actress (Jezebel, Our Town, State Fair), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1968)
  • Dec 9 Maksim Bahdanovič, Belarusian poet (d. 1917)

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Dec 10 leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German Swedish poet (O the Chimneys - Nobel 1966), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1970)

  • Dec 12 Buck Jones [Charles F Gebhart], American Western actor (Just Pals, Forbidden Trails, War Horse), born in in Vincennes, Indiana (d. 1942)
  • Dec 15 A. P. (Alvin) Carter, Virginia, American musician (Carter Family)
  • Dec 17 Robertson Hare, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge), born in London, England
  • Dec 19 Edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Polish pres-in-exile (1979-86)
  • Dec 21 John W McCormack, (D) Speaker of House (1962-70)
  • Dec 22 Edward L Bernays, 1st public relations agent, born in Vienna, Austria

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Dec 23 Cy Denneny, Canadian ice hockey hall of famer (Ottawa Senators, Boston Bruins), born in Farran's Point, Ontario (d. 1970)

NHL Star Cy Denneny
NHL Star
Cy Denneny
  • Dec 25 Clarrie Grimmett, cricketer (in Dunedin Great Australian leg-spinner)
  • Dec 25 Earle Foxe, actor (Dance Fools Dance), born in Oxford, Ohio
  • Dec 25 Kenneth A N Anderson, British general (Dunkerk, North Africa)

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Dec 26 Henry Miller, American author (Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Sexus), born in Manhattan, New York, (d. 1980)

Author Henry Miller
Author
Henry Miller
  • Dec 30 Antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs