Famous people born in 1889 - page 2

Carl von Ossietzky

Carl von Ossietzky

Carl von Ossietzky was a German pacifist and journalist, who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize

GermanOctober 3, 1889108 views

Philip Noel-Baker

Philip Noel-Baker was a British politician and a renowned campaigner for disarmament

BritishNovember 1, 1889111 views

Pearl White

Pearl White was an American stage and silent film actress who is best remembered for her daring stunts in different films

AmericanMarch 4, 1889112 views

Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart Benton, an American painter, was a major figure in the Regionalist art movement

AmericanApril 15, 1889120 views

Edwin Powell Hubble

Edwin Powell Hubble was one of the world’s most famous astronomers of the 20th century

AmericanNovember 20, 1889129 views

Otto Frank

Otto Frank was a German businessman, famous as the father of Anne Frank

GermanMay 12, 1889186 views

Martin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher, better known for his existential and phenomenological theories

GermanSeptember 26, 1889137 views

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru was a prominent leader of India’s nationalist movement, who went on to become India’s first Prime Minister

IndianNovember 14, 1889160 views

Anita Loos

A playwright and author, Anita Loos is well known in literary circles around the world for her famous novels as well as screenplays

AmericanApril 26, 1889162 views