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List of famous people born in 1895, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1895 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 1895. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1895, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1895 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1895
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George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. was an American baseball outfielder and pitcher who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1914 to 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest ...more

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Age: Died at 53 (1895-1948)

Birthplace: Pigtown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Baseball player, Actor

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#16 on The Best Boston Red Sox of All Time

#153 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#1 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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

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Bud Abbott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1895
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William Alexander "Bud" Abbott was an American actor, producer and comedian. He is best remembered as the straight man of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Lou Costello. ...more

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Age: Died at 79 (1895-1974)

Birthplace: Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Actor, Vaudeville Performer

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Hattie McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1895
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Hattie McDaniel was an American actress. She is best known for her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, making her the first African American to win an Academy Award. In addition to acting in many films, McDaniel was a professional ...more

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Age: Died at 57 (1895-1952)

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Presenter Dancer

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#24 on The Greatest Black Actresses of All Time

#22 on The Greatest Non-White Actresses

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Buckminster Fuller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1895
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Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller was an American neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as "Spaceship Earth", ephemeralization, and synergetic. He also developed numerous inventions, mainly ...more

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Age: Died at 88 (1895-1983)

Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Industrial designer, Poet, Visionary, Inventor Designer, + more

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Buster Keaton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Born in 1895
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Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton was an American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, filmmaker, stunt performer, and writer. He was best known for his silent films, in which his trademark was physical comedy with a consistently stoic, deadpan expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone ...more

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Age: Died at 71 (1895-1966)

Birthplace: Piqua, Kansas, United States of America

Profession: Stunt Performer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor Actor, + more

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#11 on The Best Directors Never Nominated for Oscars

#41 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#67 on The Greatest Auteurs in Film History

#28 on The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

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Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Born in 1895
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William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey, also known as "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler", was an American professional boxer, who became a cultural icon of the 1920s. Dempsey held the World Heavyweight Championship from 1919 to 1926, and his aggressive style and exceptional punching power made him one ...more

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Age: Died at 88 (1895-1983)

Birthplace: Manassa, Colorado, United States of America

Profession: Professional Boxer

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#7 on The Best Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

#35 on The Best Boxers of the 1940s

#12 on The Best Boxers of All Time

#9 on The Best Boxers of the 20th Century

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J. Edgar Hoover is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Born in 1895
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John Edgar Hoover was the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States. Appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation—predecessor to the FBI—in 1924, he was instrumental in founding the FBI in 1935, where he remained director until his death in 1972 at age 77. ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1895-1972)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Police officer, Writer

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

#68 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#41 on The Most Influential People of the Cold War

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Gracie Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Born in 1895
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Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie "Gracie" Allen, was an American comedienne who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns. For contributions to the television industry, Gracie Allen was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6672 Hollywood ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1895-1964)

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Profession: Comedian, Radio personality, Actor, Vaudeville Performer Singer, + more

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