1900s

A. J. Liebling
Journalist
· USA
1904 - 1963
A. J. P. Taylor
Historian
· England
1906 - 1990
A. L. Rowse
Author
· England
1903 - 1997
Aaron Copland
Composer
· USA
1900 - 1990
Aaron Siskind
Photographer
· USA
1903 - 1991
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Rabbi
· Poland
1907 - 1972
Abraham Maslow
Psychologist
· USA
1908 - 1970
Adlai E. Stevenson
Former Governor of Illinois
· USA
1900 - 1965
Adolf Dassler
Entrepreneur
· Germany
1900
Adolf Eichmann
Nazi SS Officer and War Criminal
· Germany
1906
Adolph Gottlieb
Painter
· USA
1903 - 1974
Adolph Rupp
Basketball Coach
· USA
1901 - 1977
Agnes de Mille
Choreographer
· USA
1905 - 1993
Al Capp
Cartoonist
· USA
1909 - 1979
Al Koran
Magician
· United Kingdom
1914 - 1972
Alan Paton
Author
· South Africa
1903 - 1988
Alan Villiers
Author
· Australia
1903 - 1982
Albert E. Brumley
Musical composer
· USA
1905 - 1977
Albert Hofmann
Scientist
· Switzerland
1906 - 2008
Alberto Giacometti
Artist
· Switzerland
1901 - 1966
Alberto Moravia
Novelist
· Italy
1907 - 1990
Aldo Gucci
Fashion designer
· Italy
1905
Alec Issigonis
Designer
· United Kingdom
1906 - 1988
Alejo Carpentier
Novelist
· Cuba
1904 - 1980
Alexander Girard
Architect
· USA
1907 - 1993
Alfred Armand Montapert
Author
· USA
1906
Alfred Bertram Guthrie
Novelist
· USA
1901 - 1991
Alfred Whitney Griswold
Historian
· USA
1906 - 1963
Alice Hegan Rice
Novelist
· USA
1870 - 1942
Alice Herz-Sommer
Pianist
· Czechoslovakia
1903 - 2014
Alice Neel
Visual Artist
· USA
1900 - 1984
Alistair Cooke
Journalist
· England
1908 - 2004
Alva Myrdal
Swedish Politician
· Sweden
1902 - 1986
Amy Vanderbilt
Author
· USA
1908 - 1974
Anaïs Nin
Anaïs Nin
Writer
· France
1903 - 1973
Andre Kostelanetz
Conductor
· Russia
1901 - 1980
Andre Malraux
Novelist
· France
1901 - 1976
Andre Weil
Mathematician
· France
1906 - 1998
Andrei Gromyko
Statesman
· Belarus
1909 - 1989
Anna Kavan
Novelist
· France
1901 - 1968
Anna Magnani
Film actress
· Italy
1908 - 1973
Anna Neagle
Film actress
· England
1904 - 1986
Anne Desclos
Journalist
· France
1907 - 1998
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Author
· USA
1906 - 2001
Anne Roe
Author
· USA
1904 - 1991
Annette Hanshaw
Singer
· USA
1901 - 1985
Ansel Adams
Photographer
· USA
1902 - 1984
Antal Szerb
Writer
· Hungary
1901 - 1945
Anthony Powell
Novelist
· England
1905 - 2000
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Aviator
· France
1900 - 1944
Anton Ehrenzweig
Art historian and psychoanalyst
· Austria
1908
Anya Seton
Author
· USA
1904 - 1990
Archie Fire Lame Deer
Medicine man and spiritual leader
1903
Aristotle Onassis
Business magnate
· Greece
1906 - 1975
Arleigh Burke
Naval officer
· USA
1901
Arlene Francis
Actress
· USA
1907 - 2001
Arne Jacobsen
Architect
· Denmark
1902 - 1971
Arnold Gingrich
Publisher
· USA
1903
Arnold Ross
Mathematician
· USA
1906 - 2002
Arshile Gorky
Painter
· Armenia
1904 - 1948
Art Tatum
Jazz Pianist
· USA
1909 - 1956
Arthur Adamov
Playwright
· Russia
1908 - 1970
Arthur F. Burns
Economist
· USA
1904 - 1987
Arthur Godfrey
Radio Broadcaster
· USA
1903 - 1983
Arthur Koestler
Author
· Hungary
1905 - 1983
Arthur Wallis
Author
· United Kingdom
1922 - 1988
Austin Farrer
Theology
· England
1904
Ayn Rand
Novelist
· Russia
1905 - 1982
B. F. Skinner
Psychologist
· USA
1904 - 1990
B. M. Bower
Author
1871 - 1940
Ba Jin
Writer
· China
1904 - 2005
Bakht Singh
Evangelist and Christian missionary
· India
1902
Balthus
Artist
· France
1908 - 2001
Barbara Cartland
Author
· England
1901 - 2000
Barbara Hepworth
Artist
· England
1903 - 1975
Barbara Stanwyck
Film actress
· USA
1907 - 1990
Barnett Newman
Artist
· USA
1905 - 1970
Baron Boothby
Politician
· United Kingdom
1900
Baron Devlin
Judge
· United Kingdom
1905
Barry Goldwater
Former United States Senator
· USA
1909 - 1998
Basil Bunting
Poet
· England
1900 - 1985
Basil Wolverton
Comic Strip Creator
· USA
1909 - 1978
Basilea Schlink
Writer
· Germany
1904 - 2001
Beaumont Newhall
Curator
1908 - 1993
Bede Griffiths
Monk
· England
1906 - 1993
Ben Maddow
Screenwriter
· USA
1909 - 1992
Benny Carter
Saxophonist
· USA
1907 - 2003
Benny Goodman
Musician
· USA
1909 - 1986
Bergen Evans
Linguist
· USA
1904
Bernard Jensen
Author
· USA
1908 - 2001
Bernard Lonergan
Philosopher
· Canada
1904 - 1984
Bertrand de Jouvenel
Philosopher
· France
1903 - 1987
Beryl Markham
Author
· Kenya
1902 - 1986
Bessie Anderson Stanley
Author
1879 - 1952
Bette Davis
Actress
· USA
1908 - 1989
Bevo Howard
Aviator
· USA
1908
Bhagat Puran Singh
Environmentalist
· India
1904 - 1992
Bhagat Singh
Revolutionary
· India
1907
Bill Brandt
Photographer
· Germany
1904 - 1983
Bill Dickey
Baseball Manager
· USA
1907 - 1993
Bill Lear
Inventor
· USA
1902 - 1978
Bill Stern
Actor
1907 - 1971
Billy Herman
Baseball player
· USA
1909 - 1992
Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
· Austria
1906 - 2002
Bing Crosby
Singer
· USA
1903 - 1977
Bix Beiderbecke
Composer
1903 - 1931
Bob Hope
Comedian
· England
1903 - 2003
Bobby Dodd
Football head coach
· USA
1908 - 1988
Bobby Jones
Golfer
· USA
1902 - 1971
Bram Fischer
Lawyer
· South Africa
1908 - 1975
Brewster Ghiselin
Poet
· USA
1903 - 2002
Brooke Astor
Writer
· USA
1902 - 2007
Brother Theodore
Comedian
· Germany
1906 - 2001
Bruno Munari
Industrial designer
· Italy
1907 - 1998
Bruno Rossi
Physicist
· Italy
1905 - 1993
Buddhadasa
Monk
· Thailand
1906 - 1993
Buddy Ebsen
Character actor
1908 - 2003
Bugsy Siegel
Mobster
1906 - 1947
Burl Ives
Actor
1909 - 1995
C. Douglas Dillon
Former United States Secretary of the Treasury
· USA
1909 - 2003
C. L. R. James
Journalist
· Trinidad and Tobago
1901 - 1989
C. Northcote Parkinson
Naval historian
· England
1909 - 1993
C.P. Snow
Chemist
· England
1905 - 1980
Carl Barks
Cartoonist
· USA
1901 - 2000
Carl Benjamin Boyer
Professor of mathematics
· USA
1906 - 1976
Carl Eckart
Physicist
· USA
1902 - 1973
Carl Hubbell
Baseball player
· USA
1903 - 1988
Carl Rogers
Psychologist
· USA
1902 - 1987
Carlo Gambino
Gangster
· Italy
1902 - 1976
Carlos Drummond de Andrade
Poet
· Brazil
1902 - 1987
Cary Grant
Film actor
1904 - 1986
Caryll Houselander
Writer
· England
1901 - 1954
Catherine Crook de Camp
Author
· USA
1907 - 2000
Cecil Beaton
Photographer
· United Kingdom
1904 - 1980
Cecil Day-Lewis
Poet
· Ireland
1904 - 1972
Celia Johnson
Actress
· England
1908 - 1982
Cesar Romero
Actor
· USA
1907 - 1994
Cesare Pavese
Poet
· Italy
1908 - 1950
Charan Singh
Former Prime Minister of India
· India
1902 - 1987
Charles Angoff
Writer
· USA
1902 - 1979
Charles Francis Richter
Seismologist
· USA
1900 - 1985
Charles James
Designer
· England
1906 - 1978
Charles Lindbergh
Aviator
· USA
1902 - 1974
Charles R. Jackson
Author
· USA
1903 - 1968
Charles Revson
Cosmetics entrepreneur
· USA
1906
Charlie Gehringer
Baseball player
· USA
1903 - 1993
Cheng Man-ch'ing
Tai Chi Master
· China
1902
Chester Bowles
Former Governor of Connecticut
· USA
1901 - 1986
Chester Carlson
Physicist
· USA
1906 - 1968
Chester Gould
Cartoonist
· USA
1900 - 1985
Chester Himes
Writer
· Missouri
1909 - 1984
Chill Wills
Film actor
· USA
1902 - 1978
Chiune Sugihara
Diplomat
· Japan
1900 - 1986
Christian Dior
Fashion designer
· France
1905 - 1957
Christina Stead
Novelist
· Australia
1902 - 1983
Christmas Humphreys
Barrister
· England
1901 - 1983
Christopher Isherwood
Novelist
· United Kingdom
1904 - 1986
Clare Boothe Luce
Former U.S. Congresswoman
· USA
1903 - 1987
Clark Gable
Film actor
· USA
1901 - 1960
Claud Cockburn
Journalist
· Scotland
1904 - 1981
Claude Levi-Strauss
Anthropologist
· France
1908 - 2009
Claude Pepper
Former United States Representative
· USA
1900 - 1989
Claudette Colbert
Actress
· France
1903 - 1996
Claudio Arrau
Pianist
· Chile
1903 - 1991
Cleanth Brooks
Literary critic
· USA
1906
Clement Greenberg
Essayist
· USA
1909 - 1994
Clifford D. Simak
Writer
· USA
1904 - 1988
Clifford Odets
Playwright
· USA
1906 - 1963
Clifton Fadiman
Intellectual
· USA
1904 - 1999
Clovis Chappell
Author
· USA
1882 - 1972
Clyde Tombaugh
Astronomer
· USA
1906 - 1997
Coleman Hawkins
Saxophonist
· USA
1904 - 1969
Compay Segundo
Singer
· Cuba
1907 - 2003
Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry
Writer
· France
1901 - 1979
Corey Ford
Humorist
· USA
1902 - 1969
Corliss Lamont
Philosopher
· USA
1902 - 1995
Cornell Woolrich
Novelist
· USA
1903 - 1968
Count Basie
Jazz Pianist
1904 - 1984
Countee Cullen
Poet
· USA
1903 - 1946
Curly Howard
Comedian
1903 - 1952
Curt Siodmak
Novelist
· Germany
1902 - 2000
Curtis LeMay
Military Commander
· USA
1906 - 1990
Cus D'Amato
Boxing Trainer
1908 - 1985
Cyril Connolly
Critic
· England
1903 - 1974
D. W Brogan
Author
· United Kingdom
1900 - 1974
Dag Hammarskjold
Diplomat
· Sweden
1905 - 1961
Dagobert D. Runes
Author
1902 - 1982
Dalton Trumbo
Screenwriter
· USA
1905 - 1976
Dan Maskell
Tennis player
· England
1908 - 1992
Daphne du Maurier
Author
· England
1907 - 1989
David B. Haight
Religious leader
· USA
1906
David Lean
Film director
· England
1908 - 1991
David O. Selznick
Film Producer
· USA
1902 - 1965
David Riesman
Attorney
· USA
1909 - 2002
Dean Rusk
Former United States Secretary of State
· USA
1909 - 1994
Dee Brown
Novelist
· USA
1908 - 2002
Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss
Author
· USA
1904 - 1991
E. E. Evans-Pritchard
Anthropologist
· England
1902 - 1973
Earl Hines
Jazz Pianist
· USA
1903 - 1983
Earl Tupper
Inventor
· USA
1907 - 1983
Earle Birney
Poet
· Canada
1904 - 1995
Eden Ahbez
Composer
1908 - 1995
Edgar Bergen
Actor
· USA
1903 - 1978
Edmond Bordeaux Szekely
Philosopher
· Hungary
1905 - 1979
Edmund Berkeley
Computer Scientist
· USA
1909 - 1988
Edward Conze
Philosopher and scholar of Buddhism
· Germany
1904
Edward Dahlberg
Novelist
· USA
1900 - 1977
Edward Dmytryk
Film director
· USA
1908 - 1999
Edward R. Murrow
Journalist
· USA
1908 - 1965
Edward Teller
Physicist
· Hungary
1908 - 2003
Edwin Hardy Amies
Fashion designer
· United Kingdom
1909 - 2003
Edwin Land
Scientist
· USA
1909 - 1991
Eleanor Dark
Author
· Australia
1901 - 1985
Eli Siegel
Poet
1902 - 1978
Elia Kazan
Producer
· Turkey
1909 - 2003
Elias Canetti
Novelist
· Bulgaria
1905 - 1994
Eliot Ness
Special Agent
1903 - 1957
Eliot Porter
Photographer
· USA
1901 - 1990
Elizabeth Ferrars
Writer
· England
1907 - 1995
Elizabeth Goudge
Author
· England
1900 - 1984
Ella Baker
Activist
· USA
1903 - 1986
Ella Maillart
Writer
· Switzerland
1903 - 1997
Elspeth Huxley
Writer
· United Kingdom
1907 - 1997
Emmanuel Levinas
Philosopher
· Lithuania
1906 - 1995
Emmanuel Mounier
Philosopher
· France
1905 - 1950
Enrico Fermi
Physicist
· Italy
1901 - 1954
Enver Hoxha
Political leader
· Albania
1908 - 1985
Eric Frank Russell
Author
· United Kingdom
1905 - 1978
Eric Hodgins
Author
· USA
1899 - 1971
Eric Hoffer
Philosopher
· USA
1902 - 1983
Eric Liddell
Olympic athlete
· China
1902 - 1945
Eric Shipton
Mountaineer
· United Kingdom
1907 - 1977
Eric Voegelin
Philosopher
· Germany
1901 - 1985
Erich Fromm
Psychologist
· Germany
1900 - 1980
Erik Erikson
Psychologist
· Germany
1902 - 1994
Ernest Lawrence
Nobel prize winner
· USA
1901 - 1958
Ernest Nagel
Philosopher
· USA
1901 - 1985
Ernie Pyle
Journalist
· USA
1900 - 1945
Ernst Gombrich
Author
· Austria
1909 - 2001
Ernst Grunfeld
Writer
· Austria
1893 - 1962
Ernst Kaltenbrunner
Nazi leader and high-ranking SS officer
· Austria
1903
Ernst Mayr
Biologist
· Germany
1904 - 2005
Errol Flynn
Actor
· Australia
1909 - 1959
Erskine Caldwell
Author
· USA
1903 - 1987
Erwin Chargaff
Biochemist
· Austria
1905
Ethel Merman
Actress
· USA
1908 - 1984
Eudora Welty
Author
· USA
1909 - 2001
Eugen Kogon
Journalist
· Germany
1903 - 1987
Eugene Wigner
Physicist
· Hungary
1902 - 1995
Eva Zeisel
Industrial designer
· Hungary
1906 - 2011
Evadne Price
Writer
· England
1888 - 1985
Eve Arden
Actress
· USA
1908 - 1990
Eve Curie
Writer
· France
1904 - 2007
Evelyn Laye
Theatre actress
· England
1900 - 1996
Evelyn Waugh
Writer
· England
1903 - 1966
Evgeny Shvarts
Playwright
· Russia
1908
Francois Duvalier
Former President of Haiti
· Haiti
1907 - 1971
Frank Buckles
Soldier
· USA
1901
Frank Costello
Gangster
· Italy
1891 - 1973
Frank Leahy
American football player
· USA
1908 - 1973
Frank Marshall Davis
Journalist
1905 - 1987
Franklin P. Jones
Journalist
· USA
1908
Franz Bardon
Occultist and Hermeticist
· Czech Republic
1909
Franz Stampfl
Athletics coach
· Austria
1908
Fred Bear
Bow manufacturer
· USA
1902 - 1988
Fred Perry
Tennis player
· England
1909 - 1995
Fred Trump
Real estate developer
· USA
1905
Fred Waring
Musician
· USA
1900
Frederick Sommer
Photographer
· USA
1905
Frida Kahlo
Painter
· Mexico
1907
Gabrielle Roy
Writer
· Canada
1909
Gary Cooper
Actor
· USA
1901
Gene Autry
Singer, actor, and businessman
· USA
1907
Gene Krupa
Drummer
· USA
1909
Geoffrey Gorer
Anthropologist
· England
1905
Geoffrey Jellicoe
Landscape architect
· England
1900
George Balanchine
Choreographer
· Russia
1904
George Duncan
Author
· Scotland
1908
George F. Kennan
Diplomat
· USA
1904
George Orwell
George Orwell
Writer
· India
1903
Hal Borland
Writer
· USA
1900
Helen Hayes
Actress
· USA
1900
I. F. Stone
Journalist
· USA
1907
Ian Fleming
Author
· United Kingdom
1908
Ignazio Silone
Writer
· Italy
1900
Ilka Chase
Actress
· USA
1905
Indro Montanelli
Journalist
· Italy
1909
Irene Hunt
Author
· USA
1907
Irene Nemirovsky
Writer
· Ukraine
1903
Irina Tweedie
Sufi teacher
· Russia
1907
Iris Origo
Writer and philanthropist
· Italy
1902
Irving Chernev
Chess player and author
· USA
1900
Irving Kahn
Investment banker
· USA
1905
Irving Paul Lazar
Talent agent
· USA
1907
Irving Stone
Author
· USA
1903
Isa Miranda
Actress
· Italy
1909
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Writer
· Poland
1902
Isaac Kashdan
Chess player
· USA
1905
Isabel Bishop
Painter
· USA
1902
Isaiah Berlin
Philosopher
· Latvia
1909
Isamu Noguchi
Sculptor
· USA
1904
Isobel Miller Kuhn
Missionary
· Canada
1901
Israel Albert Horowitz
Chess player
1907
James Burnham
Political theorist and writer
· USA
1905
James E. Webb
Administrator
· USA
1906
James Gordon Lindsay
Evangelist
· USA
1909
James Gould Cozzens
Novelist
· USA
1903
James Hilton
Novelist
· England
1900
James J. Gibson
Psychologist
· USA
1904
James Kern Feibleman
Philosopher
· USA
1904
James Stewart
Actor
· USA
1908
James T. Farrell
Author
· USA
1904
Jan Struther
Author
· England
1901
Jan Tschichold
Typographer
· Germany
1902
Jane Ace
Comedian
· USA
1904
Jascha Heifetz
Violinist
· Lithuania
1901
Jean Dubuffet
Artist
· France
1901
Jean Gebser
Philosopher
· Germany
1905
Jean Helion
Painter
· France
1904
Jean Plaidy
Author
· England
1906
Jean Prouve
Architect and designer
· France
1901
Jean-Paul Sartre
Philosopher
· France
1905
Jessamyn West
Author
· USA
1902
Jessica Tandy
Actress
· England
1909
Jim Bishop
Author
· USA
1907
Jim Thompson
Author
· USA
1906
Jimmy Cannon
Journalist
· USA
1909
Joan Crawford
Actress
1904
Joan Robinson
Economist
· United Kingdom
1903
Joaquin Rodrigo
Composer
· Spain
1901
Joe Cronin
Baseball player and manager
1906
Joe E. Lewis
Entertainer
1902
Joel McCrea
Actor
1905
John Beecher
Poet
· USA
1904
John Bertram Phillips
Scholar
· United Kingdom
1906
John Betjeman
Poet
· England
1906
John Bowlby
Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst
1907
John D. Voelker
Lawyer
· USA
1903
John Desmond Bernal
Physicist
· Ireland
1901
John Dillinger
Criminal
· USA
1903
John Fante
Writer
· USA
1909
John Fire Lame Deer
Medicine man
1903
John Glassco
Writer
· Canada
1909
John Gunther
Journalist
· USA
1901
John Hoyt
Actor
· USA
1905
John Huston
Film director
· USA
1906
John Kenneth Galbraith
Economist
· Canada
1908
John O'Hara
Author
· USA
1905
John Steinbeck
Writer
· USA
1902
John von Neumann
Mathematician
· Hungary
1903
John Wayne
Actor
1907
John Wolfenden
Lawyer
· United Kingdom
1906
John Wyndham
Writer
1903
Johnny Mercer
Songwriter
1909
Johnny Weissmuller
Swimmer
· Romania
1904
Jose Maria Peman
Playwright
· Spain
1908
Josef Pieper
Philosopher
· Germany
1904
Josemaria Escriva
Priest
· Spain
1902
Joseph Campbell
Mythologist
1904
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Film director and screenwriter
1909
Joseph Mitchell
Journalist
· USA
1908
Joseph Needham
Historian
1900
Joseph Rotblat
Physicist
· Poland
1908
Joseph Wechsberg
Journalist
· Austria
1907
Josephine Baker
Dancer
· USA
1906
Julien Green
Writer
· France
1900
Julien Torma
Author
· France
1902
Julius J. Epstein
Screenwriter
· USA
1909
Karl Brandt
Physician
· Germany
1904
Karl Popper
Philosopher
· Austria
1902
Karl Rahner
Jesuit priest and theologian
· Germany
1904
Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
Actress
· USA
1907
Katherine Dunham
Dancer and choreographer
· USA
1909
Kathleen Raine
Poet
· England
1908
Kathryn Kuhlman
Evangelist
· USA
1907
Kató Lomb
Linguist
· Hungary
1909
Kay Boyle
Writer
· USA
1902
Kay Thompson
Actress
1909
Kenneth Clark
Art historian
· United Kingdom
1903
Kenneth Rexroth
Poet
· USA
1905
Kenneth Slessor
Poet
· Australia
1901
Kolbein Falkeid
Poet
· Norway
1902
Konrad Lorenz
Ethologist
· Austria
1903
Kurt Gödel
Mathematician
· Austria
1906
Kwame Nkrumah
Politician
· Ghana
1909
L. Sprague de Camp
Author
· USA
1907
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Politician
· India
1904
Landrum Shettles
Physician and researcher in the field of reproductive medicine
· USA
1909
Lang Hancock
Mining magnate
· Australia
1909
Langston Hughes
Poet
· USA
1902
Lanza del Vasto
Philosopher and activist
· France
1901
Laura Riding
Poet
· USA
1901
Laurence Olivier
Actor
· United Kingdom
1907
Laurens van der Post
Author
· South Africa
1906
Lawrence Clark Powell
Librarian
· USA
1906
Lawrence Welk
Musician
· USA
1903
Lawson Little
Golfer
· USA
1904
Lee Roberson
Pastor
· USA
1909
Lee Strasberg
Actor and acting teacher
· USA
1901
Lee Wulff
Fly fishing guide and author
· USA
1905
Lefty Gomez
Baseball player
1908
Lefty Grove
Baseball player
· USA
1900
Leni Riefenstahl
Filmmaker
· Germany
1902
Lenora Mattingly Weber
Author
· USA
1909
Leo Durocher
Baseball manager
· USA
1905
Leo Fender
Electronics engineer and inventor
· USA
1909
Leo Rosten
Author
· USA
1908
Leon Jaworski
Lawyer
· USA
1905
Leon Joseph Suenens
Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop
· Belgium
1904
Leonard Louis Levinson
Author
· USA
1904
Leonid Brezhnev
Politician
· Ukraine
1906
Leopold Kohr
Economist
· Austria
1909
Leopold Sedar Senghor
Poet and politician
· Senegal
1906
Lesslie Newbigin
Missionary and theologian
· United Kingdom
1909
Lev Landau
Physicist
· Soviet Union
1908
Lillian Hellman
Playwright
· USA
1905
Lincoln Kirstein
Ballet impresario and patron
· USA
1907
Linus Pauling
Chemist
· USA
1901
Lionel Hampton
Jazz musician
· USA
1908
Lionel Trilling
Literary Critic
· USA
1905
Lois Crisler
Author
· USA
1901
Lord David Cecil
Literary critic and biographer
· United Kingdom
1902
Lord Hailsham
Lawyer
· England
1907
Lord Mountbatten
Naval officer
· United Kingdom
1900
Loren Eiseley
Anthropologist
1907
Lou Gehrig
Baseball player
· USA
1903
Louis Armstrong
Musician
· USA
1901
Louis Kahn
Architect
· Estonia
1901
Louis L'Amour
Author
1908
Louis Leakey
Paleoanthropologist
· Kenya
1903
Louis MacNeice
Poet
· Ireland
1907
Louis Nizer
Lawyer
· USA
1902
Louis Zukofsky
Poet
· USA
1904
Louise Brooks
Actress
· USA
1906
Luis Barragan
Architect
· Mexico
1902
Luis Bunuel
Filmmaker
· Spain
1900
Luis Cernuda
Poet
· Spain
1902
Luke Appling
Baseball player
1907
Lyndon B. Johnson
Politician
· USA
1908
M. King Hubbert
Geologist
· USA
1903
Malcolm Lowry
Writer
· England
1909
Malcolm Muggeridge
Journalist
· United Kingdom
1903
Malvina Reynolds
Songwriter
1900
Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Photographer
· Mexico
1902
Marcel Breuer
Architect
· Hungary
1902
Marcel Carne
Director
· France
1906
Margaret Bourke-White
Photojournalist
· USA
1904
Margaret Craven
Author
· USA
1901
Margaret Mead
Anthropologist
· USA
1901
Margery Allingham
Author
· England
1904
Margery Sharp
Author
· United Kingdom
1905
Marguerite Young
Writer
· USA
1908
Marguerite Yourcenar
Writer
· France
1903
Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Physicist
· Germany
1906
Maria von Trapp
Singer
· Austria
1905
Mario Pei
Linguist
1901
Mario Quintana
Poet
· Brazil
1906
Mark Hellinger
Journalist
1903
Mark Rothko
Painter
· Latvia
1903
Marlene Dietrich
Actress
· Germany
1901
Marston Bates
Entomologist
1906
Martha Gellhorn
Journalist
· USA
1908
Martha Ostenso
Author
· Canada
1900
Mary Astor
Actress
1906
Mary Faustina Kowalska
Nun
· Poland
1905
Mary Norton
Author
· United Kingdom
1903
Mary Renault
Author
· United Kingdom
1905
Mary Stott
Journalist
· United Kingdom
1907
Marya Mannes
Writer
· USA
1904
Maryon Pearson
Author
· Canada
1901
Maurice Blanchot
Writer
· France
1907
Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Philosopher
· France
1908
Max Bill
Artist
· Switzerland
1908
Max Euwe
Chess player
· Netherlands
1901
Max Lerner
Journalist
· Belarus
1902
Max Schmeling
Boxer
· Germany
1905
Mel Blanc
Voice actor
· USA
1908
Melvyn Douglas
Actor
· USA
1901
Meredith Willson
Composer
· USA
1902
Meridel Le Sueur
Writer
· USA
1900
Meyer Lansky
Gangster
1902
Michael E. DeBakey
Cardiovascular Surgeon
· USA
1908
Michael Joseph Oakeshott
Philosopher
· United Kingdom
1901
Michael Tippett
Composer
· England
1905
Mieczyslaw Jastrun
Poet
· Poland
1903
N.J. Berrill
Marine biologist
· Canada
1909
Nancy Hale
Author
· USA
1908
Nancy Mitford
Writer
· United Kingdom
1904
Nancy Newhall
Photographer
· USA
1908
Narayan
Writer
· India
1906
Nathalie Sarraute
Writer
· Russia
1900
Nathan Milstein
Violinist
· Ukraine
1904
Nathanael West
Writer
· USA
1903
Naz?m Hikmet
Poet
· Turkey
1902
Nazm Hikmet
Poet
· Turkey
1902
Neem Karoli Baba
Guru
· India
1900
Nels Fredrick Solomon Ferre
Philosopher
· USA
1908
Nelson Algren
Writer
· USA
1909
Nelson Eddy
Singer
1901
Nelson Goodman
Philosopher
· USA
1906
Nelson Rockefeller
Nelson Rockefeller
Businessman and politician
· USA
1908
Neville Goddard
Neville Goddard
Mystic and spiritual teacher
1905
Newton B. Drury
Conservationist
· USA
1908
Nicholas Winton
Humanitarian
· United Kingdom
1909
Nina Berberova
Writer
· Russia
1901
Nnamdi Azikiwe
Politician
· Nigeria
1904
Norma Shearer
Actress
1902
Norman Maclean
Professor
· USA
1902
Norman Reilly Raine
Screenwriter
· USA
1901
Obafemi Awolowo
Politician
· Nigeria
1909
Ogden Nash
Poet
· USA
1902
Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov
Spiritual teacher and philosopher
· Bulgaria
1900
Oren Arnold
Author
· USA
1900
Osamu Dazai
Writer
· Japan
1909
Oscar Levant
Pianist
· USA
1906
Oscar Niemeyer
Architect
· Brazil
1907
Oskar Fischinger
Animator
· Germany
1900
Oskar Schindler
Businessman
· Czechoslovakia
1908
Otto Ohlendorf
Nazi SS officer and economist
· Germany
1907
Otto Preminger
Film director
· Austria
1905
Pablo Neruda
Poet
· Chile
1904
Pamela Frankau
Author
· England
1908
Pascual Jordan
Physicist
· Germany
1902
Pat Frank
Author
· USA
1908
Patience Strong
Poet
· United Kingdom
1907
Patrick Devlin
Lawyer
· United Kingdom
1905
Patrick Kavanagh
Poet
· Ireland
1904
Patrick Peyton
Catholic priest and advocate for family prayer
· Ireland
1909
Paul A. Baran
Economist
· Russia
1909
Paul Brown
Football coach
1908
Paul Cain
Evangelist
· USA
1902
Paul Dirac
Theoretical physicist
· England
1902
Paul Engle
Poet
· USA
1908
Paul Fix
Actor
· USA
1901
Paul Horgan
Historian
· USA
1903
Paul Lazarsfeld
Sociologist
· Austria
1901
Paul LePaul
Magician
1900
Paul Ludwig Landsberg
Philosopher
· Germany
1901
Paul Mellon
Philanthropist
· USA
1907
Paul Nitze
Diplomat
· USA
1907
Paul Twitchell
Spiritual teacher and author
· Kentucky
1908
Paul-Emile Victor
Explorer
· France
1907
Pedro Arrupe
Jesuit priest and theologian
· Spain
1907
Peter Drucker
Management consultant and educator
· Austria
1909
Peter Ritchie Calder
Journalist
· Scotland
1906
Peter Scott
Ornithologist
· England
1909
Philip Arthur Fisher
Investment analyst and author
· USA
1907
Philip Johnson
Architect
· USA
1906
Philip Vera Cruz
Labor leader
· Philippines
1904
Philip Wylie
Author
· USA
1902
Philippe de Rothschild
Wine producer
· France
1902
Philippe Halsman
Photographer
· Latvia
1906
Pier Giorgio Frassati
Activist
· Italy
1901
Polly Adler
Madam/Prostitute
1900
Puzant Kevork Thomajan
Author
· Turkey
1902
Quentin Crisp
Writer
· England
1908
Quentin Reynolds
Journalist
· Ireland
1902
R. H. Barlow
Poet and author
· USA
1908
R. M. Williams
Bootmaker
· Australia
1908
R.K. Narayan
Writer
· India
1906
Rab Butler
Politician
· United Kingdom
1902
Rachel Carson
Marine biologist
· USA
1907
Rae Foley
Journalism
1903
Raja Rao
Writer
· India
1908
Ralph Allen
Merchant
· England
1906
Ralph Bellamy
Actor
· USA
1904
Ralph Bunche
Diplomat
· USA
1904
Ralph Charell
Entertainment producer
· Germany
1907
Ralph Richardson
Actor
· England
1902
Ralph Royce
Engineer
· USA
1903
Ralph W. Gerard
Neuroscientist
· USA
1900
Ralph Wycherley
Playwright
· England
1907
Ralph Yarborough
Politician
· USA
1903
Ramon Magsaysay
Politician
· Philippines
1907
Raphael Lemkin
Lawyer and scholar
· Poland
1900
Ray Kroc
Entrepreneur
· USA
1902
Ray Milland
Actor
· Wales
1907
Raymond Aron
Sociologist
· France
1905
Raymond Queneau
Writer
· France
1903
Raymond Radiguet
Writer
· France
1903
Red Barber
Sportscaster
· USA
1908
Red Ruffing
Baseball player
1905
Reg Revans
Consultant
· United Kingdom
1907
Reinhold Schneider
Writer
· Germany
1903
Rene Char
Poet
· France
1907
Rene Dubos
Microbiologist
· France
1901
Rene Huyghe
Art historian
· France
1906
Rex Harrison
Actor
· England
1908
Richard Asher
Physician
· England
1902
Richard Eberhart
Poet
· USA
1904
Richard Halliburton
Explorer
· USA
1900
Richard L. Evans
Religious leader and broadcaster
· USA
1906
Richard Llewellyn
Author
· Wales
1906
Richard Rogers
Architect
· Italy
1902
Richard Wright
Author
· USA
1908
Richard Wurmbrand
Pastor and Christian missionary
· Romania
1909
Rico Lebrun
Painter
· Italy
1900
Rita Levi-Montalcini
Neuroscientist
· Italy
1909
Robert A. Brady
Economist
· USA
1901
Robert A. Heinlein
Science fiction author
· USA
1907
Robert Ardrey
Playwright and screenwriter
· USA
1908
Robert Beverly Hale
Artist and art instructor
· USA
1901
Robert Boothby
Politician
· United Kingdom
1900
Robert Bresson
Filmmaker
· France
1901
Robert Byron
Travel writer and art critic
· England
1905
Robert Donat
Actor
· England
1905
Robert E. Howard
Author
· USA
1906
Robert Gordis
Rabbi and biblical scholar
· USA
1908
Robert Heinlein
Science fiction author
· USA
1907
Robert Helpmann
Dancer
· Australia
1909
Robert K. Greenleaf
Management consultant and author
· USA
1904
Robert Linssen
Philosopher
· Belgium
1905
Robert Morley
Actor
· England
1908
Robert Penn Warren
Poet
· USA
1905
Robert Ryan
Actor
· USA
1909
Robert Six
Businessman
· USA
1907
Roberto Rossellini
Filmmaker
· Italy
1906
Roderick Haig-Brown
Author
· Canada
1908
Rodney Collin
Author
· United Kingdom
1909
Roger Revelle
Oceanographer
· USA
1909
Roger Tory Peterson
Ornithologist
· USA
1908
Roger Vivier
Shoe designer
· France
1907
Roland Winters
Actor
· USA
1904
Rollo May
Psychologist
· USA
1909
Ronald Syme
Historian
· New Zealand
1903
Roosevelt Sykes
Musician
· USA
1906
Rosalind Russell
Actress
· USA
1907
Rosamond Lehmann
Novelist
· England
1901
Ross Parmenter
Journalist
· USA
1907
Rosser Reeves
Advertising executive
· USA
1902
Roy Acuff
Country musician
· USA
1903
Roy Basler
Historian
· USA
1906
Roy Wilkins
Civil Rights Activist
· USA
1901
Rozsa Peter
Mathematician
· Hungary
1905
Rudolf Arnheim
Art theorist
· Germany
1904
Rudolf Bing
Opera impresario
· Austria
1902
Rudy Vallee
Singer
1901
Ruhollah Khomeini
Religious leader
· Iran
1902
Rumer Godden
Author
1907
Russel Wright
Designer
· USA
1904
Russell Page
Landscape architect
· England
1906
Ruth Bernhard
Photographer
· Germany
1905
Ruth Nanda Anshen
Philosopher
· USA
1900
Ruth Stafford Peale
Author
· USA
1906
S. I. Hayakawa
Linguist
· Canada
1906
S. J. Perelman
Humorist and screenwriter
· USA
1904
Sadegh Hedayat
Writer
· Iran
1903
Sally Rand
Dancer
1904
Salo Flohr
Chess player
· Czechoslovakia
1908
Salvador Allende
Politician
· Chile
1908
Salvador Dali
Painter
· Spain
1904
Sam Giancana
Mobster
· Italy
1908
Samuel Beckett
Playwright and novelist
· Ireland
1906
Sándor Márai
Writer
· Hungary
1900
Sanford Meisner
Actor and acting teacher
1905
Santiago Martinez Delgado
Painter
· Colombia
1906
Satchel Paige
Baseball player
1906
Saul Alinsky
Community organizer and writer
1909
Sean O Faolain
Writer
· Ireland
1900
Sergei Korolev
Rocket engineer and spacecraft designer
· Russia
1907
Sheikh Abdullah
Politician
· India
1905
Sheilah Graham Westbrook
Journalist
· United Kingdom
1904
Shigeo Shingo
Industrial engineer
· Japan
1909
Shunryu Suzuki
Zen Buddhist monk
· Japan
1904
Sidney Hook
Philosopher
· USA
1902
Simo Hayha
Soldier
· Finland
1905
Simon Wiesenthal
Nazi Hunter
· Austria
1908
Simone de Beauvoir
Philosopher
· France
1908
Simone Weil
Philosopher
· France
1909
Sir Henry Roy Forbes Harrod
Economist
· England
1900
Sister Parish
Interior designer
· USA
1900
Soichiro Honda
Engineer
· Japan
1906
Sol Hurok
Impresario
1901
Solomon Asch
Psychologist
1907
Son House
Musician
1902
Spencer Tracy
Actor
· USA
1900
Spyridon Marinatos
Archaeologist
· Greece
1901
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
Poet
· Poland
1909
Stanislaw Ulam
Mathematician
· Poland
1909
Stanley Kunitz
Poet
· USA
1905
Stanley Smith Stevens
Psychologist
· USA
1906
Stella Adler
Acting
1901
Stella Gibbons
Author
· United Kingdom
1902
Stephane Grappelli
Violinist
· France
1908
Stephen Spender
Poet
· England
1909
Steven Runciman
Historian
· United Kingdom
1903
Stevie Smith
Poet
· United Kingdom
1902
Stuart Cloete
Author
· South Africa
1906
Stuart Symington
Politician
· USA
1901
Sukarno
Politician
· Indonesia
1901
Swami Muktananda
Yogi
· India
1908
Sylvia Ashton-Warner
Teacher
· New Zealand
1908
T. H. White
Author
· United Kingdom
1906
T.H. White
Author
· United Kingdom
1906
Talcott Parsons
Sociologist
· USA
1902
Tallulah Bankhead
Actress
· USA
1902
Taylor Caldwell
Author
· England
1900
Thelma Ritter
Actress
· USA
1902
Theodor Adorno
Philosopher and sociologist
· Germany
1903
Theodore Annemann
Magician
· USA
1907
Theodore Burghard Hurt Brameld
Sociologist
· USA
1904
Theodore Epp
Preacher
· USA
1907
Theodore Roethke
Poet
· USA
1908
Theodosius Dobzhansky
Biologist
· Ukraine
1900
Thomas Balogh
Economist
· Hungary
1905
Thomas Banyacya
Elder
· Arizona
1909
Thomas Church
Landscape architect
· USA
1902
Thomas E. Dewey
Lawyer
· USA
1902
Thomas Wolfe
Author
· USA
1900
Tokujiro Namikoshi
Massage therapist
· Japan
1905
Tom Driberg
Politician and journalist
· England
1905
Tommy Douglas
Politician
· Canada
1904
Tommy Woodcock
Horse trainer
· Australia
1905
Tony Hulman
Businessman
· USA
1901
Tony Slydini
Magician
· Italy
1901
Tsarevich of Russia
Royalty
· Russia
1904
Tunku Abdul Rahman
Politician
· Malaysia
1903
Tuvia Bielski
Resistance leader
· Belarus
1906
Tyrone Guthrie
Theatre director
· England
1900
U Thant
Diplomat
· Burma
1909
V. Raymond Edman
Christian minister and educator
· USA
1900
V. S. Pritchett
Writer
· United Kingdom
1900
Van Day Truex
Designer
· USA
1904
Vance Havner
Preacher
· USA
1901
Vasily Chuikov
Military general
· Russia
1900
Vasily Grossman
Journalist and writer
· Ukraine
1905
Vernon Howard
Author
· USA
1908
Victor Borge
Pianist and comedian
· Denmark
1909
Victor Vasarely
Artist
· Hungary
1906
Viktor E. Frankl
Psychiatrist
· Austria
1905
Vina Delmar
Screenwriter
1903
Vincente Minnelli
Film director
1903
Viola Spolin
Theater director and educator
1906
Violette Leduc
Writer
· France
1907
Vivian Fuchs
Explorer
· United Kingdom
1908
Vivien Greene
Author
· United Kingdom
1904
Vladimir Horowitz
Pianist
· Ukraine
1903
Vladimir Jankelevitch
Philosopher
· France
1903
Vlady Kibalchich Russakov
Artist
· Russia
1900
W. A. Criswell
Pastor
· USA
1909
W. Clement Stone
Entrepreneur
· USA
1902
W. Edwards Deming
Statistician
· USA
1900
W. H. Auden
Poet
· England
1907
Walker Evans
Photographer
· USA
1903
Wallace Stegner
Writer
· USA
1909
Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Animator
· USA
1901
Walter Anderson
Artist
· USA
1903
Walter Annenberg
Publisher
1908
Walter Inglis Anderson
Artist
· USA
1903
Walter Legge
Music producer
· England
1906
Walter Reisch
Screenwriter
· Austria
1903
Walter Ulbricht
Politician
· Germany
1903
Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Author
· USA
1909
Wassily Leontief
Economist
· Russia
1906
Waverley Root
Food writer and historian
1903
Werner Heisenberg
Physicist
· Germany
1901
Whittaker Chambers
Journalist
· USA
1901
Wilferd Peterson
Author
· USA
1900
Willard Van Orman Quine
Philosopher
· USA
1908
Willem de Kooning
Painter
· Netherlands
1904
William Barclay
Theologian and author
· Scotland
1907
William Empson
Poet and literary critic
· England
1906
William H. Tunner
Military officer
· USA
1906
William Hartnell
Actor
· England
1908
William Hillcourt
Scoutmaster and author
1900
William J. Brennan
Judge
· USA
1906
William Maxwell
Author
· USA
1908
William Ross Ashby
Cybernetician
· England
1903
William S. Paley
Businessman
1901
William Sargant
Psychiatrist
· United Kingdom
1907
William Saroyan
Playwright
· USA
1908
William Shawn
Editor
· USA
1907
William Steig
Cartoonist
· USA
1907
William Targ
Publisher
1907
William Walton
Composer
· England
1902
William Wyler
Film director
· Germany
1902
Willie Sutton
Bank robber
1901
Willy Ley
Astronomer and science writer
· Germany
1906
Witness Lee
Christian minister and author
· China
1905
Witold Gombrowicz
Writer
· Poland
1904
Wolfgang Langewiesche
Aviation journalist and author
· Germany
1907
Wolfgang Pauli
Physicist
· Austria
1900
Yamada Koun
Zen Buddhist monk
· Japan
1907
Yousuf Karsh
Photographer
· Armenia
1908
Yvonne de Gaulle
First Lady
· France
1900
Yvor Winters
Poet and literary critic
· USA
1900
Zelda Fitzgerald
Writer
· USA
1900

 

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