Famous people born in 1889 - page 3

Francis Pegahmagabow

Francis Pegahmagabow

Francis Pegahmagabow was a marksman, who fought for the allied forces, as a sniper, against the Germans in the World War I

CanadianMarch 8, 1889211 views

Pitirim Sorokin

Pitirim Sorokin was a Russian-American sociologist, professor, political activist, and a noted anti-communist advocate.

RussianJanuary 21, 1889244 views

Jean Cocteau

Master of numerous talents, Jean Cocteau was a Parisian artist with incomparable talent and creativity

FrenchJuly 5, 1889123 views

Claude McKay

Claude McKay was a Jamaican-American writer and poet who was amongst the major figures in the Harlem Renaissance

JamaicanSeptember 15, 1889172 views

Walter Lippmann

A Pulitzer Prize recipient, Walter Lippman was an American writer and reporter, who was one of the first to come up with the concept of the ‘Cold War’

AmericanSeptember 23, 1889155 views

Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela Mistral was the pseudonym used by Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, a Chilean poet, educator and feminist who became the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945.

ChileanApril 7, 1889190 views

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein is a renowned philosopher

AustrianApril 26, 1889250 views

Robert Benchley

Robert Benchley was a writer and actor famous for his humor which influenced generations of humorists to come

AmericanOctober 15, 1889243 views

H. L. Hunt

Haroldson Lafayette Hunt, or H

AmericanFebruary 17, 1889231 views

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin was an English comic actor and filmmaker from the silent-film era

BritishApril 16, 1889221 views