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List of famous people born in 1890, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1890 is loosely ordered by popularity, so the most well-known people are at the top. All sorts of men and women are featured on this list, including actors, singers, musicians and athletes born in 1890. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1890, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1890 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1890
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Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of ...more

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Age: Died at 79 (1890-1969)

Birthplace: Texas, Denison, Contiguous United States, United States of America Grayson County, + more

Profession: Politician, Soldier

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#3 on The Most Important Military Leaders In US History

#12 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

#17 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#15 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

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Groucho Marx is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1890
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Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx was an American comedian and film and television star. He was known as a master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era. His rapid-fire, often impromptu delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers and imitators. He ...more

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Age: Died at 87 (1890-1977)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Singer

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#35 on The Funniest People of All Time

#53 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#14 on Wait, These Famous Names Aren't Their Real Ones?!

#5 on The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors

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Stan Laurel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1890
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Arthur Stanley Jefferson, better known by his stage name Stan Laurel, was an English comic actor, writer and film director, most famous as Laurel of comedic duo Laurel and Hardy – Hardy being Oliver Hardy. Laurel began his career in the British music hall, from where he took a number of his standard ...more

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Age: Died at 75 (1890-1965)

Birthplace: Ulverston, United Kingdom

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Voice acting, + more

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#68 on The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

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Agatha Christie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1890
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Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE was an English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1890-1976)

Birthplace: Torquay, United Kingdom

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer Playwright

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#5 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

#39 on The Best Short Story Writers of All Time

#25 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#2 on The Greatest Female Novelists Ever

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Ho Chi Minh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Born in 1890
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Hồ Chí Minh, born Nguyễn Sinh Côn, or Nguyễn Sinh Cung, also known as Nguyễn Tất Thành and Nguyễn Ái Quốc, was a Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader who was prime minister and president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. He was a key figure in the foundation of the Democratic Republic of ...more

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Age: Died at 79 (1890-1969)

Birthplace: Kim Lien, Vietnam

Profession: Politician

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#91 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#16 on The Most Influential People of the Cold War

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Adolphe Menjou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Born in 1890
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Adolphe Jean Menjou was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies. He appeared in such films as Charles Chaplin's A Woman of Paris, in which he played the lead role; Stanley Kubrick's Paths of Glory with Kirk Douglas; Ernst Lubitsch's The Marriage Circle; The Sheik with ...more

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Age: Died at 73 (1890-1963)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Radio personality, Actor

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H. P. Lovecraft is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Born in 1890
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Howard Phillips Lovecraft —known as H. P. Lovecraft—was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century ...more

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Age: Died at 47 (1890-1937)

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Profession: Editor, Poet, Novelist, Writer

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#88 on The Best Writers of All Time

#36 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#19 on The Best Science-Fiction Authors

#2 on The All-Time Greatest Horror Writers

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Michael Collins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Born in 1890
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Michael Collins was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance, Director of Information, and Teachta Dála for Cork South in the First Dáil of 1919, Adjutant General, Director of Intelligence, and Director of Organisation and Arms Procurement for the IRA, President of the Irish Republican ...more

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Age: Died at 32 (1890-1922)

Birthplace: Clonakilty, Republic of Ireland

Profession: Politician

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