Famous people born in 1897

Elijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad was a black American leader of the religious and social movement known as the ‘Nation of Islam’ (NOI)

AmericanOctober 7, 1897176 views

Pope Paul VI

Pope Paul VI was the pope from 21 June 1963 to 6 August 1978

ItalianSeptember 26, 1897119 views

Patrick Blackett

Patrick Blackett was an English physicist who received the Noble Prize in Physics in 1948

BritishNovember 18, 1897109 views

Frank Capra

Frank Capra was an Italian-American film director and producer who was the recipient of three Academy Awards for Best Director

ItalianMay 18, 1897153 views

Ronald George Wreyford Norrish

Ronald George Wreyford Norrish was a British Chemist, who received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1967

Georg Wittig

Georg Wittig was a German chemist who won a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1979

GermanJune 16, 1897140 views

Elisabeth Bergner

Elisabeth Bergner was an internationally reputed film and stage actress.This biography provides detailed information about her childhood, life, acting career, achievements and timeline.

BritishAugust 22, 1897147 views

Betty Compson

Betty Compson was an American actress and film producer best known for the movie ‘The Docks of New York.’ This biography of Betty Compson provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

AmericanMarch 19, 1897145 views

Odd Hassel

Odd Hassel was a Norwegian chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1969

NorwegianMay 17, 1897127 views

John Franklin Enders

John Franklin Enders, a Nobel laureate, is popularly referred to as the Father of modern vaccines

AmericanFebruary 10, 1897139 views