Famous people born in 1897 - page 2

    Tadeusz Reichstein

    Tadeusz Reichstein

    Tadeusz Reichstein was a Polish born Swiss chemist known for his discoveries concerning hormones of the adrenal cortex

    PolishJuly 20, 1897111 views

    Irène Joliot-Curie

    Irene Joliot-Curie was a Nobel Laureate who along with her husband, Frederic Joliot, discovered artificial radioactivity

    FrenchSeptember 12, 1897194 views

    Fredric March

    Fredric March was one of Hollywood's most celebrated actors of the 1930s and 1940s

    AmericanAugust 31, 1897119 views

    Charles Kingsford Smith

    Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was a renowned Australian aviator

    Enid Lyons

    Enid Lyons was the first woman to be elected to the Australian House of Representatives

    AustralianJuly 9, 189791 views

    Aneurin Bevan

    Aneurin Bevan was a noted British politician who served as the Minister of Health in post-war Attlee government

    WelshNovember 15, 1897131 views

    John Cockcroft

    John Cockcroft was a British Physicist who shared the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physics with Ernest Walton for their work on splitting the atomic nucleus

    BritishMay 27, 1897102 views

    Amelia Earhart

    Amelia Earhart was the first American female aviator to fly across the Atlantic Ocean

    AmericanJuly 24, 1897209 views

    Lucky Luciano

    Lucky Luciano was a Sicilian-born American mobster considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States

    AmericanNovember 11, 1897263 views

    Marian Anderson

    Marian Anderson was one of the best known American singers of the twentieth century

    AmericanFebruary 27, 1897145 views