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List of famous people born in 1893, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1893 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 1893. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1893, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1893 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Mao Zedong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1893
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Mao Zedong, also transliterated as Mao Tse-tung and commonly referred to as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese Communist revolutionary and the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he governed as Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1893-1976)

Birthplace: Shaoshan, China

Profession: Librarian, Politician

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#67 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#13 on The Most Influential People of the Cold War

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Mae West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1893
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Mary Jane "Mae" West was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades. Known for her bawdy double entendres, West made a name for herself in vaudeville and on the stage in New York before moving to Hollywood to become a ...more

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Age: Died at 87 (1893-1980)

Birthplace: Bushwick, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Pin-up girl, Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Singer, + more

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#95 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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John Waters is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1893
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John Samuel Waters Jr. is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, and art collector, who rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films. Waters's 1970s and early '80s films feature his regular troupe of actors known as the ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor, + more

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#65 on The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

#25 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

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Hermann Göring is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1893
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Hermann Wilhelm Göring was a German politician, military leader, and leading member of the Nazi Party. A veteran of World War I as an ace fighter pilot, he was a recipient of the coveted Pour le Mérite, also known as the "Blue Max". He was the last commander of Jagdgeschwader 1, the fighter wing ...more

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Age: Died at 53 (1893-1946)

Birthplace: Rosenheim, Germany

Profession: Politician, Military Officer

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