The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1896

Jean Piaget

Jean Piaget (1896 - 1980)

Swiss psychologist
Wallis Simpson

Wallis Simpson (1896 - 1986)

American wife of Edward VIII
Georgy Zhukov

Georgy Zhukov (1896 - 1974)

Russian general
Oswald Mosley

Oswald Mosley (1896 - 1980)

English politician
Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud (1896 - 1948)

French playwright
Ruth Gordon

Ruth Gordon (1896 - 1985)

American actress
Morarji Desai

Morarji Desai (1896 - 1995)

Indian politician
Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks (1896 - 1977)

American director
Besse Cooper

Besse Cooper (1896 - 2012)

American super-centenarian
A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896 - 1977)

Indian religious leader, founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Mamie Eisenhower

Mamie Eisenhower (1896 - 1979)

American first lady
Ethel Waters

Ethel Waters (1896 - 1977)

American singer and actress
Señor Wences

Señor Wences (1896 - 1999)

Spanish ventriloquist
Tristan Tzara

Tristan Tzara (1896 - 1963)

Romanian-French poet
Imre Nagy

Imre Nagy (1896 - 1958)

Hungarian politician
Dziga Vertov

Dziga Vertov (1896 - 1954)

Russian director
Ira Gershwin

Ira Gershwin (1896 - 1983)

American songwriter
Salim Ali

Salim Ali (1896 - 1987)

Indian ornithologist
David Wechsler

David Wechsler (1896 - 1981)

American psychologist
Wallace Carothers

Wallace Carothers (1896 - 1937)

American organic chemist
Everett Dirksen

Everett Dirksen (1896 - 1969)

United States Army officer
Italo Balbo

Italo Balbo (1896 - 1940)

Italian Marshal of the Air Force
Buenaventura Durruti

Buenaventura Durruti (1896 - 1936)

Spanish soldier and anarchist
Sandro Pertini

Sandro Pertini (1896 - 1990)

Italian politician, 7th President of Italy
Lev Vygotsky

Lev Vygotsky (1896 - 1934)

Russian psychologist
Howard Dietz

Howard Dietz (1896 - 1983)

Publicist, lyricist, and librettist
Paddy Driscoll

Paddy Driscoll (1896 - 1968)

American baseball player
Evelyn Preer

Evelyn Preer (1896 - 1932)

Actress, singer
Lawrence Wackett

Lawrence Wackett (1896 - 1982)

Australian aviation pioneer