Famous People Born In 1861

Discover the most famous people born in 1861. The list includes people like Rabindranath Tagore, Jose Rizal, James Naismith, Rudolf Steiner, Madan Mohan Malaviya and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include philosophers, political leaders, military leaders and novelists born in 1861. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & India and many more countries.

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
(Poet and Author)

7th May

07 August 1941

India

Indian

Taurus

Jose RizalJose Rizal

19th June

30 December 1896

Calamba, Laguna

Filipino

Gemini

James NaismithJames Naismith
(Invented Basketball)

6th November

28 November 1939

Almonte

Canadian,American

Scorpio

Rudolf SteinerRudolf Steiner
(Philosopher, social reformer, architect and esotericist)

25th February

30 March 1925

Donji Kraljevec, Croatia

Croatian

Pisces

Madan Mohan MalaviyaMadan Mohan Malaviya
(Politician & Educationist)

25th December

12 November 1946

Allahabad, India

Indian

Capricorn

Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
(Mathematician, Philosopher)

15th February

30 December 1947

Ramsgate, Kent, England

British,American

Aquarius

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
(Opera Singer)

19th May

23 February 1931

Richmond

Australian

Taurus

Prafulla Chandra RayPrafulla Chandra Ray
(Chemist)

2nd August

16 June 1944

Khulna

Indian

Leo

Helen TaftHelen Herron Taft
(First Lady of the United States)

2nd June

22 May 1943

Cincinnati, Ohio

American

Gemini

Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
(Social Campaigner)

2nd August

09 June 1932

Geraldton, Western Australia

Australian

Leo

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
(English biochemist)

20th June

16 May 1947

Eastbourne

British

Gemini

George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
(Former US Senator)

11th July

02 September 1944

York Township, Sandusky County, Ohio

American

Cancer

William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
(Physician and Surgeon)

29th June

28 July 1939

Le Sueur

American

Cancer

Charles Édouard GuillaumeCharles Édouard Guillaume
(Discoverer of Invar and Elinvar)

15th February

13 May 1938

Fleurier

Swiss

Aquarius

Louis AnquetinLouis Anquetin
(Painter)

26th January

19 August 1932

Étrépagny

French

Aquarius

Amy LevyAmy Levy
(Poet, Novelist, Essayist)

10th November

10 September 1889

London, Clapham

British

Scorpio

H.H. Holmes H.H. Holmes
(Serial Killer)

16th May

1896 AD

Gilmanton, New Hampshire, U.S.

American

Taurus

H. H. HolmesH. H. Holmes
(Criminal, Serial killer)

16th May

07 May 1896

Gilmanton

American

Taurus

Georges MélièsGeorges Méliès
(Actor, Film director, Animator, Film editor, Screenwriter, Stage magician, Cineast, Film producer, Cinematographer)

8th December

21 January 1938

Paris

French

Sagittarius

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl HaigDouglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
(Politician, Officer)

19th June

29 January 1928

Edinburgh

British

Gemini

William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
(Business Leader)

30th November

1947 AD

Edith RooseveltEdith Roosevelt
(U.S. First Lady)

30th November

1948 AD

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
(actor)

30th November

19 December 1944

Brooklyn

American

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
(Lawyer)

6th May

06 February 1931

Allahabad

Taurus

Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
(Zoologist, Polar explorer, Diplomat, Explorer, Professor, Scientist, Politician, Educationist, Photographer)

10th October

13 May 1930

Christiania

Norwegian

Libra

Frederick Jackson TurnerFrederick Jackson Turner
(Historian, Writer)

14th November

14 March 1932

Portage

American

Scorpio

Frederic RemingtonFrederic Remington
(Sculptor, Writer, Painter)

4th October

26 December 1909

New York

American

Libra

Robert BoschRobert Bosch
(Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan)

23rd September

12 March 1942

Langenau

German

Virgo

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
(Politician, Officer)

11th September

08 April 1922

Białochowo

German

Virgo

Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
(statesman, politician)

2nd November

07 March 1925

Dresden

Russian

Scorpio

Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount AllenbyEdmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby
(Politician, Diplomat, Officer, Philosopher)

23rd April

14 March 1936

Nottinghamshire

British

Taurus

Henry GanttHenry Gantt
(Engineer)

20th May

23 November 1919

Calvert County

American

Taurus

Lillian RussellLillian Russell
(Actress)

30th November

1922 AD

Chung Ling SooChung Ling Soo
(Stage magician)

2nd April

24 March 1918

Mexicano

American

Aries

Frederick Russell BurnhamFrederick Russell Burnham
(Explorer, Writer)

11th May

01 September 1947

Blue Earth County

American

Taurus

Maximilian von SpeeMaximilian von Spee
(Navy officer)

22nd June

08 December 1914

Copenhagen

German

Cancer

John William GodwardJohn William Godward
(Painter)

9th August

13 December 1922

Wimbledon

British

Leo

Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
(Sculptor, Painter, Engraver)

8th December

27 September 1944

Banyuls-sur-Mer

French

Sagittarius

Pauline JohnsonPauline Johnson

10th March

07 March 1913

Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation

Canadian

Pisces

Italo SvevoItalo Svevo
(Writer, Playwright, Translator, Businessperson, Novelist)

19th December

13 September 1928

Trieste

Sagittarius

James Mark BaldwinJames Mark Baldwin
(Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher)

12th January

08 November 1934

Columbia

French,American

Capricorn

Norman TriplettNorman Triplett

30th November

1931 AD

American

Anton ArenskyAnton Arensky

12th July

25 February 1906

Nizhny Novgorod

Russian

Cancer

Antoine BourdelleAntoine Bourdelle
(Sculptor, Painter)

30th October

01 October 1929

Montauban

French

Scorpio

Bliss CarmanBliss Carman
(Poet)

15th April

08 June 1929

Fredericton

Canadian

Aries

Isaac Burns MurphyIsaac Burns Murphy
(Athlete)

30th November

1896 AD

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