Famous People Born in April 1893

  • Apr 1 Cicely Courtneidge, Australian actress (Double Exposure), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1980)
  • Apr 3 Leslie Howard [Stainer], British actor (Gone With the Wind, Of Human Bondage), born in London, England (d. 1943)
  • Apr 3 Princess Maud of Fife, Countess of Southesk, born in East Sheen Lodge, Richmond-upon-Thames (d. 1945)
  • Apr 5 Clas Thunberg, Finnish speed skater (Olympic gold 1924, 28), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1973)
  • Apr 7 Irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
  • Apr 7 Allen Dulles, American Central Intelligence Agency director (d. 1969)
  • Apr 8 Grace Cunard, American silent screen actress (Resurrection), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1967)
  • Apr 8 Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Sereniteit)
  • Apr 11 Dean Acheson, American statesman and U.S. Secretary of State (1949-53), born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 1971)
  • Apr 11 Johannes Theodoor Thijsse, Dutch director of Delft Hydraulics Laboratory, born in Amsterdam (d. 1984)
  • Apr 16 Federico Mompou, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1987)
  • Apr 16 Joseph Yasser, Russian-American composer, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1981)
  • Apr 18 Violette Morris, French athlete (d. 1944)
  • Apr 20 Harold Lloyd sr, American silent film actor, comedian, and director (Why Worry, Safety Last!), born in Burchard, Nebraska (d. 1971)
  • Apr 20 Hermann Ungar, Moravian writer, born in Boskovice (d. 1929)
  • Apr 20 Edna Parker, American supercentenarian, the oldest person in the world following the death of Yone Minagawa of Japan on August 13, 2007, born in Morgan County, Indiana (d. 2008)
  • Apr 20 Joan Miró, Spanish painter and sculptor, born in Barcelona (d. 1983)
  • Apr 23 Frank Borzage, American director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1962)
  • Apr 24 Robert Harron, American actor (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), born in NYC, New York (d. 1920)
  • Apr 27 Norman Bel Geddes, American theatrical designer (Rivals, Dead End), born in Adrian, Michigan (d. 1958)
  • Apr 27 Draža Mihailović, Serbian WWII hero and war criminal, born in Ivanjica, Serbia (d. 1946)
  • Apr 27 Allen Sothoron, American baseball player, born in Bradford, Ohio (d. 1939)
  • Apr 29 Elisaveta Bagrjana, [Beltsheva], Bulgaria, poet
  • Apr 29 Harold C Urey, Ind, physicist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934)

Person of interestJoachim von Ribbentrop

Apr 30 Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister and war criminal, 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