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Famous People Born in 1895

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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    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 fame ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 53 (1895-1948)
    • Birthplace: Pigtown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Baseball player, Actor
    • Credits: The Pride of the Yankees, Babe Comes Home, Speedy, Heading Home, The Golden Twenties + 7 more
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 79 (1895-1974)
    • Birthplace: Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Actor, Vaudeville Performer
    • Credits: Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Buck Privates, Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Naughty Nineties + 37 more
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 57 (1895-1952)
    • Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Presenter, Dancer
    • Credits: Gone with the Wind, Song of the South, The Little Colonel, They Died with Their Boots On, Since You Went Away + 36 more
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 88 (1895-1983)
    • Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Industrial designer, Poet, Visionary, Inventor, Designer + 5 more
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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 Face". Buster ... more on Wikipedia
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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 + 1 more
    • Credits: Sunset Boulevard, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World + 116 more
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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 of ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 88 (1895-1983)
    • Birthplace: Manassa, Colorado, United States of America
    • Profession: Professional Boxer
    • Credits: Requiem for a Heavyweight, Daredevil Jack, Dempsey, The Prizefighter and the Lady, Off Limits + 3 more
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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. Hoover is ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 77 (1895-1972)
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
    • Profession: Police officer, Writer
    • Credits: The Next of Kin, Parole Fixer, Queen of the Mob, Walk East On Beacon, Undercover Doctor + 2 more
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 69 (1895-1964)
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Radio personality, Actor, Vaudeville Performer, Singer + 1 more
    • Credits: The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, A Damsel in Distress, Mr. and Mrs. North, College Swing, Honolulu + 13 more
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    Jack Warner OBE was an English film and television actor. He is closely associated with the role of PC George Dixon, which he played until the age of eighty; but was also for some years one of Great Britain's most popular film stars. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 86 (1895-1981)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Scrooge, The Ladykillers, It Always Rains on Sunday, Carve Her Name with Pride, The Quatermass Xperiment + 22 more
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    Venerable Fulton John Sheen was an American bishop of the Roman Catholic Church known for his preaching and especially his work on television and radio. His cause for canonization as a saint was officially opened in 2002. In June 2012, Pope Benedict XVI officially recognized a decree from the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 84 (1895-1979)
    • Birthplace: El Paso, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Televangelist, Writer
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    Cristóbal Balenciaga Eizaguirre was a Spanish Basque fashion designer and the founder of the Balenciaga fashion house. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 77 (1895-1972)
    • Birthplace: Getaria, Gipuzkoa, Spain
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Designer
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    Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg was a Swedish diplomat and nobleman. During World War II he negotiated the release of about 31,000 prisoners from German concentration camps including 450 Danish Jews from the Theresienstadt camp. They were released on 14 April 1945. In 1945, he received a German ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 53 (1895-1948)
    • Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
    • Profession: Soldier, Diplomat
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    Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration. Lange's photographs humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 70 (1895-1965)
    • Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Artist, Photographer
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    George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth. As the second son of King George V, he was not expected to inherit the throne and spent his early life in ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 57 (1895-1952)
    • Birthplace: Sandringham House, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Politician, Monarchy of the United Kingdom
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    Lorenz Milton Hart was the lyricist half of the Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. Some of his more famous lyrics include "Blue Moon," "Mountain Greenery," "The Lady Is a Tramp," "Manhattan," "Where or When," "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered," "Falling in Love with Love," "My Funny ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 48 (1895-1943)
    • Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Songwriter, Lyricist, Composer, Playwright
    • Credits: Words and Music, Follow Thru, Leathernecking, Babes in Arms, Ten Cents a Dance + 7 more
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    Charles Hamilton Houston was a prominent African-American lawyer, Dean of Howard University Law School, and NAACP Litigation Director who played a significant role in dismantling the Jim Crow laws, which earned him the title "The Man Who Killed Jim Crow". He is also well known for having trained future ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 55 (1895-1950)
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
    • Profession: Lawyer
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    Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan, often simply referred as Liaquat, was one of the leading Founding Fathers of modern Pakistan, statesman, lawyer, and political theorist who became and served as the first Prime Minister of Pakistan; in addition, he was also the first Defence minister, the first Finance ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 56 (1895-1951)
    • Birthplace: Karnal, India
    • Profession: Politician
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    Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia was the eldest daughter of the last autocratic ruler of the Russian Empire, Emperor Nicholas II, and of Empress Alexandra of Russia. Because Russia continued to use the Julian calendar in 1900 and later, her birthday ended up being celebrated on November 16 new ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 23 (1895-1918)
    • Birthplace: Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
    • Profession: Nurse
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    George Francis Barnes Jr., better known as "Machine Gun Kelly", was an Irish American gangster during the prohibition era. His nickname came from his favorite weapon, a Thompson submachine gun. His most infamous crime was the kidnapping of oil tycoon and businessman Charles F. Urschel in July 1933 for ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 54 (1900-1954)
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Gangster
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    John George Diefenbaker PC, CH, QC was the 13th Prime Minister of Canada, serving from June 21, 1957, to April 22, 1963. He was the only Progressive Conservative party leader between 1930 and 1979 to lead the party to an election victory, doing so three times, although only once with a majority of seats ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 84 (1895-1979)
    • Birthplace: Neustadt, Ontario, Canada
    • Profession: Soldier, Lawyer
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