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
10th July, Austrian, American
Inventor, Father of Radio
Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
28th December, American
28th U.S. President

Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud
6th May, Austrian
Neurologist

Booker T. WashingtonBooker T. Washington
5th April, American
 

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
26th July, Irish
Playwright

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
24th April, French
Marshal of France
Bal Gangadhar TilakBal Gangadhar Tilak
23rd July, Indian
Indian teacher

J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson
18th December, British
Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner

John Singer SargentJohn Singer Sargent
12th January, Italian, American
Artist
Narayana GuruNarayana Guru
20th August, Indian
Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18th January, American
Surgeon
Ahmed Raza Khan BarelviAhmed Raza Khan Barelvi
14th June, Indian
Islamic Scholar, Reformer

Granville WoodsGranville Woods
23rd April, American
Inventor

Robert PearyRobert Peary
6th May, American
Explorer

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
3rd September, American
Pioneering Architect

H. Rider HaggardH. Rider Haggard
22nd June, British
Writer
Alfred DeakinAlfred Deakin
3rd August, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21st March, American
Military Leader

Emil KraepelinEmil Kraepelin
15th February, German
Psychiatrist

Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
22nd December, American
Lawyer, Politician
Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
13th November, American
Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice

Asai ChuAsai Chu
22nd July, Japanese
Painter
L. Frank BaumL. Frank Baum
15th May, American
Writer

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
20th March, American
Tennis player, Engineer, Economist, Golfer,

Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
11th January, British
business magnate
Ratanji Dadabhoy TataRatanji Dadabhoy Tata
30th November, Indian
Aviator

Tongzhi EmperorTongzhi Emperor
27th April, Chinese
Emperor of Qing dynasty
Louis D. BrandeisLouis D. Brandeis
13th November, American
Judge

Mabel Loomis ToddMabel Loomis Todd
10th November, American
Editor

Napoleon, Prince ImperialNapoleon, Prince Imperial
16th March, French
Prince
J. Keir HardieJ. Keir Hardie
15th August, Scottish
Politician

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James Buchanan DukeJames Buchanan Duke
23rd December, American
Entrepreneur
Paul CottinPaul Cottin
5th June, French
Writer

Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of RussiaGrand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia
18th November, Russian
General

Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard
19th June, American
Journalist, Philosopher, Publisher, Writer

Andrey MarkovAndrey Markov
14th June, Russian
Mathematician
Georgi PlekhanovGeorgi Plekhanov
29th November, Russian
Revolutionary
Theobald von Bethmann-HollwegTheobald von Bethmann-Hollweg
29th November, German
Politician, Jurist

Georgiana BarrymoreGeorgiana Barrymore
11th July, American
Actress

WovokaWovoka
30th November, American
Religious leader

Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
12th August, American
Businessman
Robert NivelleRobert Nivelle
15th October, French
Military personnel

John RedmondJohn Redmond
1st September, Irish
Politician

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
9th March, Australian
Artist, Painter

Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
17th March, Russian
Painter

William WillettWilliam Willett
10th August, British
Inventor
Mahmud Shevket PashaMahmud Shevket Pasha
30th November, Turkish
Statesman

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
14th February, Northern Irish
Journalist
Archduke Friedrich, Duke of TeschenArchduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen
4th June, Austrian
Archduke

Aḥad HaʿamAḥad Haʿam
18th August, Ukrainian
Essayist

Carl PetersCarl Peters
27th September, German
Explorer
Reuben Archer TorreyReuben Archer Torrey
28th January, American
 

Hara TakashiHara Takashi
9th February, Japanese
politician, writer, journalist, diplomat
Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
27th August, Ukrainian
Poet

William Bramwell BoothWilliam Bramwell Booth
8th March, British
Minister

Richard Haldane, 1st Viscount HaldaneRichard Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane
30th July, British, Scottish
Statesman

Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-ErmolliEduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli
12th February, Czech, Italian
Austrian general

Daniel GuggenheimDaniel Guggenheim
9th July, American
Industrialist and philanthropist
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14th October, French, British
Writer

Charles FrohmanCharles Frohman
15th July, American
Producer

Sergey TaneyevSergey Taneyev
25th November, Russian
Composer

Sergei WinogradskySergei Winogradsky
1st September, French, Russian
Microbiologist
Eddie Foy Sr.Eddie Foy Sr.
9th March, American
Actor

Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
20th May, French
painter
Louis Franchet d'EspèreyLouis Franchet d'Espèrey
25th May, French
Marshal

Harriot Stanton BlatchHarriot Stanton Blatch
20th January, American
Writer

José Batlle y OrdóñezJosé Batlle y Ordóñez
21st May, Uruguayan
Politician
William MasseyWilliam Massey
26th March, Northern Irish
Prime minister of New Zealand

William Rainey HarperWilliam Rainey Harper
24th July, American
Academic Leader
Hendrik Petrus BerlageHendrik Petrus Berlage
21st February, Netherlands Antilles
Architect

Doane RobinsonDoane Robinson
19th October, American
Historian

A. Lawrence LowellA. Lawrence Lowell
13th December, American
Educator
Eduardo DatoEduardo Dato
12th August, Spanish
Political Leader

Naphtali Herz ImberNaphtali Herz Imber
27th December, Ukrainian
Poet
Joseph WardJoseph Ward
26th April, Australian, New Zealander
Prime minister

Weetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount CowdrayWeetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray
15th July, British
Engineer

Timothy Thomas FortuneTimothy Thomas Fortune
3rd October, American
Orator

Vasily RozanovVasily Rozanov
2nd May, Russian
Writer
Tom MannTom Mann
15th April, British
Public Speaker
Kate Douglas WigginKate Douglas Wiggin
28th September, American
Writer, Children's writer, Teacher

Elisabeth MarburyElisabeth Marbury
19th June, American
Literary agent

U DhammalokaU Dhammaloka
30th November, Irish, Burmese
Buddhist Monk

Thomas Jan StieltjesThomas Jan Stieltjes
29th December, French, Dutch
Mathematician
Émile PicardÉmile Picard
24th July, French
Mathematician

Peter Henry EmersonPeter Henry Emerson
13th May, British
Photographer

Jean MoréasJean Moréas
15th April, Greek
Poet

A. D. GordonA. D. Gordon
9th June, Ukrainian
Political Leader

Alexander IzvolskyAlexander Izvolsky
18th March, Russian
Diplomat
Louise Blanchard BethuneLouise Blanchard Bethune
21st July, American
Architect

Edmund Beecher WilsonEdmund Beecher Wilson
19th October, American
Geneticist
Edward Goodrich AchesonEdward Goodrich Acheson
9th March, American
Inventor

Louis MarshallLouis Marshall
14th December, American
Lawyer
Kenyon CoxKenyon Cox
27th October, American
Painter
Apollinary VasnetsovApollinary Vasnetsov
25th August, Russian
Painter