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List of famous people born in 1900, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1900 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 1900. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1900, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1900 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

This list is made up of a variety of celebs, including Spencer Tracy and Lefty Grove.

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Helen Hayes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1900
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Helen Hayes MacArthur was an American actress whose career spanned almost 80 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of the American Theatre" and was one of twelve people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award. Hayes also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, ...more

Age: Died at 93 (1900-1993)

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

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Heinrich Himmler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1900
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Heinrich Luitpold Himmler was Reichsf├╝hrer of the Schutzstaffel, a military commander, and a leading member of the Nazi Party of Nazi Germany. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler later appointed him Commander of the Replacement Army and General Plenipotentiary for the administration of the entire Third Reich. ...more

Age: Died at 45 (1900-1945)

Birthplace: Munich, Germany

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Aaron Copland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1900
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Aaron Copland was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later in his career a conductor of his own and other American music. Instrumental in forging a distinctly American style of composition, in his later years he was often referred to as "the Dean of American Composers" and is ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1900-1990)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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Jean Arthur is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1900
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Jean Arthur was an American actress and a major film star of the 1930s and 1940s. Arthur had feature roles in three Frank Capra films: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, You Can't Take It With You, and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, films that championed the "everyday heroine". Arthur was nominated for an ...more

Age: Died at 91 (1900-1991)

Birthplace: Plattsburgh, New York, United States of America

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