Famous people born in 1926

Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile

Sir James Wilson Vincent Savile, popularly known as Jimmy Savile, was an English DJ, radio and television personality

BritishOctober 31, 19261,401 views

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett is a pop singer known for his studio album ‘The Beat of My Heart.’

AmericanAugust 3, 1926128 views

Jiang Zemin

Jiang Zemin is a retired politician and a former President of China

ChineseAugust 17, 1926157 views

Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom was an American astronaut, mechanical engineer, and US test pilot

AmericanApril 3, 1926160 views

John Schlesinger

John Richard Schlesinger was an eminent Academy Award winning English film director

BritishFebruary 16, 192691 views

Robert Fogel

Robert Fogel was an American economic historian and scientist who won a share of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

AmericanJuly 1, 1926129 views

Ben Roy Mottelson

Ben Roy Mottelson is an American-Danish nuclear physicist

DanishJuly 9, 1926136 views

Tsung-Dao Lee

Tsung-Dao Lee is a distinguished Chinese-American physicist, who received the ‘Nobel Prize in Physics’ in 1957

ChineseNovember 24, 1926108 views

Paul Berg

Paul Berg is an American biochemist who won a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980

AmericanJune 30, 1926145 views

David H. Hubel

David Hunter Hubel was a Nobel Prize winning Canadian neurophysiologist noted for his work on the structure and function of the visual cortex

AmericanFebruary 27, 1926104 views