The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1912

Kim Il-sung

Kim Il-sung (1912 - 1994)

Korean politician
Eva Braun

Eva Braun (1912 - 1945)

German wife of Adolf Hitler
Alan Turing

Alan Turing (1912 - 1954)

English mathematician
Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman (1912 - 2006)

American economist and writer
Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly (1912 - 1996)

American actor and dancer
Julia Child

Julia Child (1912 - 2004)

American chef, author and TV personality
Wernher von Braun

Wernher von Braun (1912 - 1977)

German physicist and engineer
Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie (1912 - 1967)

American singer and songwriter
John Cage

John Cage (1912 - 1992)

American composer
Lady Bird Johnson

Lady Bird Johnson (1912 - 2007)

American wife of Lyndon B. Johnson, 38th First Lady of the United States
James Callaghan

James Callaghan (1912 - 2005)

British politician
Enoch Powell

Enoch Powell (1912 - 1998)

English politician
Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas (1912 - 1991)

American actor and producer
Doris Duke

Doris Duke (1912 - 1993)

Philanthropist, socialite
Kim Philby

Kim Philby (1912 - 1988)

British spy, Soviet double agent
Perry Como

Perry Como (1912 - 2001)

American singer and actor
Karl Malden

Karl Malden (1912 - 2009)

American actor
Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin (1912 - 1987)

American civil rights activist
Sam Snead

Sam Snead (1912 - 2002)

American golfer
Pat Nixon

Pat Nixon (1912 - 1993)

American First Lady
Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks (1912 - 2006)

American photographer and director
Clara Petacci

Clara Petacci (1912 - 1945)

Italian mistress of Benito Mussolini
Millvina Dean

Millvina Dean (1912 - 2009)

English survivor of the Sinking of the RMS Titanic
Ben Hogan

Ben Hogan (1912 - 1997)

American golfer
Barbara Hutton

Barbara Hutton (1912 - 1979)

American philanthropist
José Ferrer

José Ferrer (1912 - 1992)

Puerto Rican actor
Chuck Jones

Chuck Jones (1912 - 2002)

American animator, screenwriter, and producer
Erich Honecker

Erich Honecker (1912 - 1994)

German politician
Otto von Habsburg

Otto von Habsburg (1912 - 2011)

Austrian-German son of Charles I of Austria
Alois Brunner

Alois Brunner (108)

Austrian Nazi war criminal
Heinrich Harrer

Heinrich Harrer (1912 - 2006)

Austrian mountaineer
Tip O'Neill

Tip O'Neill (1912 - 1994)

American politician
Minnie Pearl

Minnie Pearl (1912 - 1996)

American comedian and singer
John Cheever

John Cheever (1912 - 1982)

American author
Georg Solti

Georg Solti (1912 - 1997)

Hungarian conductor
Dale Evans

Dale Evans (1912 - 2001)

American singer-songwriter and actress
Sonja Henie

Sonja Henie (1912 - 1969)

Norwegian figure skater and actress
Nancy Wake

Nancy Wake (1912 - 2011)

New Zealand-English war agent
Foster Brooks

Foster Brooks (1912 - 2001)

American actor and comedian
Hanna Reitsch

Hanna Reitsch (1912 - 1979)

German test pilot
Sonny Boy Williamson II

Sonny Boy Williamson II (1912 - 1965)

American singer-songwriter and harmonica player
Robert Doisneau

Robert Doisneau (1912 - 1994)

French photographer
Carlo Ponti

Carlo Ponti (1912 - 2007)

Italian film producer