Comedian George Burns was born on 20th January 1896 AD. An American citizen, George Burns was born in United States. He was also called Nathan Birnbaum and Nattie. Nathan Birnbaum was 100 years old when he died on 9th March 1996 AD. In his life Nattie was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.