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List of famous people born in 1891, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1891 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 1891. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1891, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1891 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Cole Porter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1891
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Cole Albert Porter was an American composer and songwriter. Born to a wealthy family in Indiana, he defied the wishes of his domineering grandfather and took up music as a profession. Classically trained, he was drawn towards musical theatre. After a slow start, he began to achieve success in the ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1891-1964)

Birthplace: Peru, Indiana, United States of America

Profession: Songwriter, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Composer

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Carl Panzram is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1891
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Carl Panzram was an American serial killer, rapist, arsonist and burglar. He is known for his confession to his only friend, prison guard Henry Lesser. Panzram confessed to 21 murders and to having sodomized over 1,000 males. Imprisoned a number of times, he was finally hanged for having murdered a ...more

Age: Died at 39 (1891-1930)

Birthplace: Minnesota, United States of America

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Karl Dönitz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1891
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Karl Dönitz, sometimes spelt Doenitz in English, was a German admiral who played a major role in the Naval history of World War II. He began his career in the Imperial German Navy before World War I. In 1918, while he was in command of UB-68, the submarine was sunk by British forces and Dönitz was ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1891-1980)

Birthplace: German Empire

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Earl Warren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1891
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Earl Warren was an American jurist and politician, who served as the 30th Governor of California and later the 14th Chief Justice of the United States. He is best known for the decisions of the Warren Court, which ended school segregation and transformed many areas of American law, especially ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1891-1974)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Jurist

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