The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1902

Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967)

American poet and author
Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh (1902 - 1974)

American pilot and activist
Strom Thurmond

Strom Thurmond (1902 - 2003)

American politician
Erik Erikson

Erik Erikson (1902 - 1994)

German psychoanalyst
Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams (1902 - 1984)

American photographer
Meyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky (1902 - 1983)

Russian-American gangster
Carl Rogers

Carl Rogers (1902 - 1987)

American psychologist
Karl Popper

Karl Popper (1902 - 1994)

Austrian-English philosopher
Frances Bavier

Frances Bavier (1902 - 1989)

American actress
Ray Kroc

Ray Kroc (1902 - 1984)

American businessman
Carlo Gambino

Carlo Gambino (1902 - 1976)

Italian-American mobster
Paul Dirac

Paul Dirac (1902 - 1984)

English physicist
Larry Fine

Larry Fine (1902 - 1975)

American actor, comedian, member of "Three Stooges"
Dutch Schultz

Dutch Schultz (1902 - 1935)

American mobster
Jayaprakash Narayan

Jayaprakash Narayan (1902 - 1979)

Indian activist and politician
Will Geer

Will Geer (1902 - 1978)

American actor
Talcott Parsons

Talcott Parsons (1902 - 1979)

American sociologist
Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan (1902 - 1973)

American actress
Richard Rodgers

Richard Rodgers (1902 - 1979)

American composer
Eric Liddell

Eric Liddell (1902 - 1945)

Scottish runner
Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer (1902 - 1983)

Canadian actress
Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock (1902 - 1992)

American geneticist
Thomas E. Dewey

Thomas E. Dewey (1902 - 1971)

American politician
Son House

Son House (1902 - 1988)

American musician
Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902 - 1991)

Polish-American author
Elsa Lanchester

Elsa Lanchester (1902 - 1986)

English-American actress
Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902 - 1994)

Russian-French rabbi and Hasidic Judaism leader
Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Poet, author, lyricist
William Wyler

William Wyler (1902 - 1981)

French-American director
Richard J. Daley

Richard J. Daley (1902 - 1976)

American politician
Thelma Ritter

Thelma Ritter (1902 - 1969)

Actress, vaudevillian
John Houseman

John Houseman (1902 - 1988)

Romanian-American actor and producer
David O. Selznick

David O. Selznick (1902 - 1965)

American film producer
Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen (1902 - 1971)

Danish architect
Eugene Wigner

Eugene Wigner (1902 - 1995)

Hungarian physicist and mathematician
Skip James

Skip James (1902 - 1969)

American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter
Guy Lombardo

Guy Lombardo (1902 - 1977)

Bandleader Violinist
Mohammad Hatta

Mohammad Hatta (1902 - 1980)

Indonesian politician, 1st List of Vice Presidents of Indonesia|Vice President of Indonesia
Miriam Hopkins

Miriam Hopkins (1902 - 1972)

American actress
Bill Lear

Bill Lear (1902 - 1978)

American businessman and inventor
Juscelino Kubitschek

Juscelino Kubitschek (1902 - 1976)

Brazilian politician, 21st President of Brazil
Meredith Willson

Meredith Willson (1902 - 1984)

American composer
Eddie Shore

Eddie Shore (1902 - 1985)

Canadian ice hockey player