Famous People Born In 1856

Discover the most famous people born in 1856. The list includes people like Nikola Tesla, Sigmund Freud, Woodrow Wilson, J. J. Thomson, George Bernard Shaw and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, inventors, physicists and journalists born in 1856. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Russia and many more countries.

Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla
(Father of Radio)

10th July

07 January 1943

Smiljan, Austrian Empire (modern-day Croatia)

American

Cancer

Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud
(Neurologist, Psychiatrist)

6th May

23 September 1939

Príbor

Austrian

Taurus

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
(Father of the League of Nations)

28th December

03 February 1924

Staunton city

American

Capricorn

J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson
(Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner)

18th December

30 August 1940

Manchester, Lancashire, UK

British

Sagittarius

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
(Playwright)

26th July

02 November 1950

Dublin

Irish

Leo

Booker T. WashingtonBooker T. Washington

5th April

14 November 1915

Hale's Ford, Virginia, U.S.

American

Aries

Bal Gangadhar TilakBal Gangadhar Tilak
(Indian teacher)

23rd July

01 August 1920

Ratnagiri, British India (present-day Maharashtra, India)

Indian

Cancer

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
(Marshal of France)

24th April

23 July 1951

Cauchy-à-la-Tour

French

Taurus

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
(Pioneering Architect)

3rd September

14 April 1924

Boston

American

Virgo

Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
(Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice)

13th November

05 October 1941

Louisville, Kentucky

American

Scorpio

Robert PearyRobert Peary
(Explorer)

6th May

20 February 1920

Cresson, Pennsylvania

American

Taurus

Emil KraepelinEmil Kraepelin
(Psychiatrist)

15th February

07 October 1926

Neustrelitz

German

Aquarius

Alfred DeakinAlfred Deakin
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

3rd August

07 October 1919

Melbourne

Australian

Leo

Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
(Lawyer, Politician)

22nd December

21 December 1937

Potsdam

American

Sagittarius

Asai ChuAsai Chu
(Painter)

22nd July

16 December 1907

Sakura

Japanese

Cancer

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(Tennis player, Engineer, Economist, Golfer, Management consultant, Mechanical engineer, Lecturer, Writer)

20th March

21 March 1915

Germantown

American

Pisces

John Singer SargentJohn Singer Sargent
(Artist)

12th January

14 April 1925

Florence, Italy

Italian

Capricorn

Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
(business magnate)

11th January

08 May 1947

Ripon

British

Capricorn

Narayana GuruNarayana Guru
(Philosopher)

20th August

20 September 1928

Chempazhanthy

Indian

Leo

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
(cardiologist)

18th January

04 August 1931

Hollidaysburg

American

Capricorn

Ahmed Raza Khan BarelviAhmed Raza Khan Barelvi
(Muhaddith, Translator, Author)

14th June

22 April 2017

Bareilly

Indian

Gemini

Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard
(Journalist, Philosopher, Publisher, Writer)

19th June

07 May 1915

Bloomington

American

Gemini

Andrey MarkovAndrey Markov
(mathematician, statistician, university teacher)

2nd June

20 July 1922

Ryazan

Russian

Gemini

James Buchanan DukeJames Buchanan Duke
(Entrepreneur)

23rd December

10 October 1925

Durham

American

Capricorn

Tongzhi EmperorTongzhi Emperor

27th April

12 January 1875

Forbidden City

Chinese

Taurus

Ratanji Dadabhoy TataRatanji Dadabhoy Tata
(Aviator)

30th November

1926 AD

Navsari

Indian

Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
(painter, sculptor)

5th March

01 April 1910

Omsk

Russian

Pisces

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
(Military Leader)

21st March

26 April 1940

Thomasville, Georgia, United States

American

Aries

Theobald von Bethmann-HollwegTheobald von Bethmann-Hollweg
(Politician, Jurist)

29th November

02 January 1921

Hohenfinow

German

Sagittarius

William WillettWilliam Willett
(Inventor)

10th August

04 March 1915

Farnham

British

Leo

Georgi PlekhanovGeorgi Plekhanov
(philosopher, politician, journalist, writer, historian)

29th November

30 May 1918

Gryazinsky District

Russian

Sagittarius

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
(Artist, Painter)

9th March

14 September 1931

Dorchester

Australian

Pisces

John RedmondJohn Redmond
(Politician)

1st September

06 March 1918

County Wexford

Irish

Virgo

Robert NivelleRobert Nivelle
(Military personnel)

15th October

23 March 1924

Tulle

French

Libra

Granville WoodsGranville Woods
(Inventor, Engineer)

23rd April

30 January 1910

Columbus

American

Taurus

Hara TakashiHara Takashi
(politician, writer, journalist, diplomat)

9th February

04 November 1921

Morioka

Japanese

Aquarius

Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
(painter)

20th May

16 May 1910

Douai

French

Taurus

Sergei TaneyevSergei Taneyev
(composer, musicologist, music educator, music theorist)

25th November

06 June 1915

Vladimir

Russian

Sagittarius

Theobald von Bethmann HollwegTheobald von Bethmann Hollweg
(President, Chancellor)

29th November

01 January 1921

Hohenfinow, Germany

German

Sagittarius

Kate Douglas WigginKate Douglas Wiggin
(Writer, Children's writer, Teacher)

28th September

24 August 1923

Philadelphia

American

Libra

Joseph John ThomsonJoseph John Thomson
(Mathematician, Physicist)

18th December

30 August 1940

Manchester

British

Sagittarius

George Adam SmithGeorge Adam Smith
(Theologian)

19th October

03 March 1942

Kolkata

British

Libra

Reuben Archer TorreyReuben Archer Torrey

28th January

26 October 1928

American

Aquarius

Lyman Frank BaumLyman Frank Baum

15th May

06 May 1919

American

Taurus

Edward Sandford MartinEdward Sandford Martin
(Journalist,)

2nd January

13 June 1939

Auburn, New York, USA

American

Capricorn

Granville T. WoodsGranville T. Woods
(Inventor)

30th November

1910 AD

Elbert Green HubbardElbert Green Hubbard

19th June

07 May 1915

Bloomington

American

Gemini

Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt

18th September

16 February 1931

Mecklenburg

German

Virgo

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