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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 North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of NATO. He was the last U.S. President to have been born in the 19th century. Eisenhower was of Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry and was raised in a large family in Kansas by parents with a strong religious background. He ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 79 (1890-1969)

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

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#9 on The Greatest U.S. Presidents of All Time

#14 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

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

#10 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

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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 made 13 feature films with his siblings the Marx Brothers, of whom he was the third-born. He also had a successful solo career, most notably as the host of the radio and television game show You Bet Your Life. His distinctive appearance, carried over from his days in vaudeville, included quirks such as an exaggerated stooped posture, glasses, cigar, and a thick greasepaint mustache and eyebrows. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 87 (1890-1977)

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

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#35 on The Funniest People of All Time

#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 comic devices: the bowler hat, the deep comic gravity, and the nonsensical understatement. His performances polished his skills at pantomime and music hall sketches. Laurel was a member of "Fred Karno's Army," where he was Charlie Chaplin's understudy. The two arrived in the US on the same ship from Britain with the Karno troupe. Laurel went into films in the US, with his acting career stretching ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 75 (1890-1965)

Birthplace: Ulverston, United Kingdom

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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 around the investigations of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Jane Marple, Parker Pyne, Harley Quin/Mr Satterthwaite, and Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. She wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap. Born into a wealthy upper-middle-class family in Torquay, Devon, Christie served in a hospital during the First World War, before marrying and starting a family in London. She was ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 86 (1890-1976)

Birthplace: Torquay, United Kingdom

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#22 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#29 on The Best Writers of All Time

#70 on The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models

#6 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

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