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Famous People Born in November 1902

  • Nov 1 Eugen Jochum, German conductor (Hamburg Orchestra), born in Babenhausen, Augsburg, Germany (d. 1987)
  • Nov 1 Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian poet, dramatist and novelist (The Defeat), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1943)
  • Nov 2 Gyula Illyés, Hungarian author and poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes), born in Felsőrácegres, Pálfa, Hungary (d. 1983)
  • Nov 2 Marius Holtrop, Dutch economist and President of Netherlands Bank, born in Amsterdam (d. 1988)
  • Nov 3 Charles Jones, West Indian cricket batsman (4 Tests), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 1959)
  • Nov 4 Frank Jenks, American actor (Colonel Flack, Zombies on Broadway), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1962)
  • Nov 7 Rob van der de Bas [Barend Robberts], troubadour (Klucht of the Cow)
  • Nov 9 Anthony Asquith, British film director (Carrington V C (Court martial)), born in London (d. 1968)
  • Nov 10 Antonio Maria Valencia, Colombian composer, born in Cali, Colombia (d. 1952)
  • Nov 10 Murk Ozinga, Dutch building historian (Monuments of Curacao)
  • Nov 13 Gustav von Koenigswald, German-Dutch paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Nov 16 Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, born in Stalhille, Jabbeke, Belgium (d. 1985)
  • Nov 17 Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963)
  • Nov 18 Barbara Giuranna, Italian pianist and composer, born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1998)
  • Nov 18 Jorgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels)
  • Nov 19 Trevor Bardette, American actor (Refugee, None Shall Escape), born in Nashville, Arkansas (d. 1977)

  • Nov 20 Wolfgang Kunkel, German lawyer and law historian, born in Fürth, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Nov 21 Mikhail Suslov, Soviet statesman and party ideologist, born in Shakhovskoye, Russian Empire (d. 1982)
  • Nov 21 Foster Hewitt, Canadian radio broadcaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1985)
  • Nov 22 Emanuel Feuermann, cellist (Chicago Symph Orchestra), born in Kolomyja, Galicia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1942)
  • Nov 22 Humphrey Gibbs, Governor of Southern Rhodesia (1959-69), born in London (d. 1990)
  • Nov 22 Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Valleyfield, Quebec (d. 1990)
  • Nov 23 Aaron Bank, American OSS officer and founder of the US Army Special Forces (d. 2004)

Person of interestEddie Shore

Nov 25 Eddie Shore, Canadian NHL hall of famer, born in Fort Qu'Appelle, Northwest Territories (d. 1985)

NHL Star Eddie Shore
NHL Star
Eddie Shore
  • Nov 25 Tamara Shayne, Russian-American actress (Moma Yoelson-The Jolson Story), born in Perm, Russia (d. 1983
  • Nov 26 Alberto Morin, Puerto Rican actor (Two Mules for Sister Sara, Rio Grande), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1989)
  • Nov 26 Gerrit Jan van der Veen [Wolffensperger], Dutch resistance fighter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1944)
  • Nov 27 Giuseppe Savagnone, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1984)
  • Nov 28 Victor Jory, Canadian actor (Kings Row, Manhunt), born in Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada (d. 1982)
  • Nov 29 Carlo Levi, Italian painter/novelist (Of Fear & Freedom)
  • Nov 29 Georges Poulet, French/Belgian critic (Temps Humain)

About November 1902

How Old? 117 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)