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List of famous people born in 1913, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1913 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 1913. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1913, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1913 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Hedy Lamarr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1913
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Hedy Lamarr was an Austrian and American inventor and film actress. After an early and brief film career in Germany, which included a controversial love-making scene in the film Ecstasy, she fled her husband and secretly moved to Paris. While there, she met MGM head Louis B. Mayer, who offered her a movie contract in Hollywood where she became a film star from the late 1930s to the 1950s. Mayer and the studio cast her in glamorous parts alongside popular leading men, and promoted her as the "world's most beautiful woman." During her film career, Lamarr co-invented the technology for spread spectrum and frequency hopping communications with composer George Antheil. This new technology became ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 86 (1914-2000)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Gerald Ford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1913
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Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford Jr. was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and, prior to this, was the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to 1974 under President Richard Nixon. He was the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment, after Spiro Agnew resigned. When he became president upon Richard Nixon's resignation on August 9, 1974, he became the first and to date only person to have served as both Vice President and President of the United States without being elected by the Electoral College. Before ascending to the Vice Presidency, Ford served nearly 25 years as the Representative from ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 93 (1913-2006)

Birthplace: Nebraska, Area code 531, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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

#2 on Every President's Most Controversial Pardon, Ranked

#7 on The Best U.S. Presidents in the Past 50 Years

#28 on The Best Michigan Football Players of All Time

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Albert Camus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1913
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Albert Camus was a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. He wrote in his essay "The Rebel" that his whole life was devoted to opposing the philosophy of nihilism while still delving deeply into individual freedom. Camus did not consider himself to be an existentialist despite usually being classified as one, even during his own lifetime. In an interview in 1945, Camus rejected any ideological associations: "No, I am not an existentialist. Sartre and I are always surprised to see our names linked...". Camus was born in Algeria to a Pied-Noir family, and studied at the University of Algiers. In ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 47 (1913-1960)

Birthplace: Dréan, Algeria

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#28 on The Best Writers of All Time

#36 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#1 on The Best French Authors

#33 on The Greatest Playwrights in History

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Jimmy Hoffa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1913
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James Riddle "Jimmy" Hoffa was an American labor union leader who vanished in late July 1975, aged 62. He is widely believed to have been murdered. Hoffa was a union activist from a young age, and was an important regional figure with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union by his mid-twenties. By 1952, Hoffa had risen to national vice-president of the IBT and served as the union's general president between 1958 and 1971. He secured the first national agreement for teamsters' rates in 1964, and played a major role in the growth and development of the union which eventually became the largest union in the United States with over 1.5 million members at its peak, during his terms as ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 69 (1913-1982)

Birthplace: Brazil, Indiana, United States of America

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