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

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
26th July, Irish
Playwright

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

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

John Singer SargentJohn Singer Sargent
12th January, Italian, American
Artist

J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson
18th December, British
Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner
Ahmed Raza Khan BarelviAhmed Raza Khan Barelvi
14th June, Indian
Islamic Scholar, Reformer

Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
13th November, American
Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice
Narayana GuruNarayana Guru
20th August, Indian
Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer

H. Rider HaggardH. Rider Haggard
22nd June, British
Writer

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
3rd September, American
Pioneering Architect

Robert PearyRobert Peary
6th May, American
Explorer

Alfred DeakinAlfred Deakin
3rd August, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia
Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21st March, American
Military Leader

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18th January, American
Surgeon

Emil KraepelinEmil Kraepelin
15th February, German
Psychiatrist

Granville WoodsGranville Woods
23rd April, American
Inventor
Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
22nd December, American
Lawyer, Politician

Asai ChuAsai Chu
22nd July, Japanese
Painter
Lyman 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
Tongzhi EmperorTongzhi Emperor
27th April, Chinese
Emperor of Qing dynasty

Ratanji Dadabhoy TataRatanji Dadabhoy Tata
30th November, Indian
Aviator
James Buchanan DukeJames Buchanan Duke
23rd December, American
Entrepreneur

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

Andrey MarkovAndrey Markov
14th June, Russian
Mathematician
Georgi PlekhanovGeorgi Plekhanov
29th November, Russian
Revolutionary

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Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
12th August, American
Businessman
Theobald von Bethmann-HollwegTheobald von Bethmann-Hollweg
29th November, German
Politician, Jurist

WovokaWovoka
30th November, American
Religious leader

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

Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
5th March, Russian
painter, sculptor
Mabel Loomis ToddMabel Loomis Todd
10th November, American
Editor
Robert NivelleRobert Nivelle
15th October, French
Military personnel

Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
17th March, Russian
Painter

Mahmud Shevket PashaMahmud Shevket Pasha
30th November, Turkish
Statesman

John RedmondJohn Redmond
1st September, Irish
Politician
Eddie Foy Sr.Eddie Foy Sr.
9th March, American
Actor

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
14th February, Northern Irish
Journalist

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
9th March, Australian
Artist, Painter

Charles FrohmanCharles Frohman
15th July, American
Producer

Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
27th August, Ukrainian
Poet
Carl PetersCarl Peters
27th September, German
Explorer

Hara TakashiHara Takashi
9th February, Japanese
politician, writer, journalist, diplomat
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14th October, French, British
Writer

Sergei TaneyevSergei Taneyev
25th November, Russian
composer, musicologist, music educator, music

Harriot Stanton BlatchHarriot Stanton Blatch
20th January, American
Writer
Daniel GuggenheimDaniel Guggenheim
9th July, American
Industrialist and philanthropist

Theobald von Bethmann HollwegTheobald von Bethmann Hollweg
29th November, German
President, Chancellor
Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
20th May, French
painter

William MasseyWilliam Massey
26th March, Northern Irish
Prime minister of New Zealand

William WillettWilliam Willett
10th August, British
Inventor

José Batlle y OrdóñezJosé Batlle y Ordóñez
21st May, Uruguayan
Politician

Joseph WardJoseph Ward
26th April, Australian, New Zealander
Prime minister
Kate Douglas WigginKate Douglas Wiggin
28th September, American
Writer, Children's writer, Teacher

A. Lawrence LowellA. Lawrence Lowell
13th December, American
Educator

Hendrik Petrus BerlageHendrik Petrus Berlage
21st February, Netherlands Antilles
Architect

Sergei WinogradskySergei Winogradsky
1st September, French, Russian
Microbiologist
William Rainey HarperWilliam Rainey Harper
24th July, American
Academic Leader

Elisabeth MarburyElisabeth Marbury
19th June, American
Literary agent
Tom MannTom Mann
15th April, British
Public Speaker

Timothy Thomas FortuneTimothy Thomas Fortune
3rd October, American
Orator

Edmund Beecher WilsonEdmund Beecher Wilson
19th October, American
Geneticist
Émile PicardÉmile Picard
24th July, French
Mathematician

Vasily RozanovVasily Rozanov
2nd May, Russian
Writer
A. D. GordonA. D. Gordon
9th June, Ukrainian
Political Leader

Jean MoréasJean Moréas
15th April, Greek
Poet

Peter Henry EmersonPeter Henry Emerson
13th May, British
Photographer
Alexander IzvolskyAlexander Izvolsky
18th March, Russian
Diplomat

Kenyon CoxKenyon Cox
27th October, American
Painter
Louise Blanchard BethuneLouise Blanchard Bethune
21st July, American
Architect

Robert Stanley WeirRobert Stanley Weir
15th November, Canadian
Judge

Louis MarshallLouis Marshall
14th December, American
Lawyer

George Adam SmithGeorge Adam Smith
19th October, British
Theologian
Apollinary VasnetsovApollinary Vasnetsov
25th August, Russian
Painter
Eduardo DatoEduardo Dato
12th August, Spanish
Political Leader

Edward Goodrich AchesonEdward Goodrich Acheson
9th March, American
Inventor

Louis D. BrandeisLouis D. Brandeis
13th November, American
Judge

Marcelino Menéndez y PelayoMarcelino Menéndez y Pelayo
3rd November, Spanish
Scholar
Robert KajanusRobert Kajanus
2nd December, Finnish
Conductor

Matilde SeraoMatilde Serao
7th March, Italian
Journalist

Andreas Franz Wilhelm SchimperAndreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper
12th May, German
Botanist

Felix MottlFelix Mottl
24th August, Austrian
Conductor

Frederic Eugene IvesFrederic Eugene Ives
17th February, American
Inventor
Edward ChanningEdward Channing
15th June, American
Historian

D. A. ThomasD. A. Thomas
26th March, Welsh
Industrialist
Harold FredericHarold Frederic
19th August, American
Journalist

Karl LamprechtKarl Lamprecht
25th February, German
Historian
Eliza Ruhamah ScidmoreEliza Ruhamah Scidmore
14th October
Writer
Lizette Woodworth ReeseLizette Woodworth Reese
9th January, American
Poet