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

American

Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud
(Neurologist, Psychiatrist)

6th May

Austrian

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
(Father of the League of Nations)

28th December

American

Booker T. WashingtonBooker T. Washington

5th April

American

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
(Playwright)

26th July

Irish

Bal Gangadhar TilakBal Gangadhar Tilak
(Indian teacher)

23rd July

Indian

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
(Marshal of France)

24th April

French

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

18th December

British

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

13th November

American

Robert PearyRobert Peary
(Explorer)

6th May

American

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
(Pioneering Architect)

3rd September

American

Emil KraepelinEmil Kraepelin
(Psychiatrist)

15th February

German

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Alfred DeakinAlfred Deakin
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

3rd August

Australian

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

22nd December

American

Asai ChuAsai Chu
(Painter)

22nd July

Japanese

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

20th March

American

John Singer SargentJohn Singer Sargent
(Artist)

12th January

Italian,American

Narayana GuruNarayana Guru
(Philosopher)

20th August

Indian

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Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
(business magnate)

11th January

British

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
(cardiologist)

18th January

American

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

14th June

Indian

Granville WoodsGranville Woods
(Inventor, Engineer)

23rd April

American

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
(Military Leader)

21st March

American

Tongzhi EmperorTongzhi Emperor

27th April

Chinese

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James Buchanan DukeJames Buchanan Duke
(Entrepreneur)

23rd December

American

H. Rider HaggardH. Rider Haggard
(Writer)

22nd June

British

Ratanji Dadabhoy TataRatanji Dadabhoy Tata
(Aviator)

30th November

Indian

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

19th June

American

Andrey MarkovAndrey Markov
(mathematician, statistician, university teacher)

2nd June

Russian

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

29th November

Russian

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

29th November

German

John RedmondJohn Redmond
(Politician)

1st September

Irish

Robert NivelleRobert Nivelle
(Military personnel)

15th October

French

Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
(painter, sculptor)

5th March

Russian

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
(Artist, Painter)

9th March

Australian

Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
(Poet)

27th August

Ukrainian

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Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
(painter)

20th May

French

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

29th November

German

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

9th February

Japanese

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

25th November

Russian

William WillettWilliam Willett
(Inventor)

10th August

British

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

28th September

American

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George Adam SmithGeorge Adam Smith
(Theologian)

19th October

British

Lyman Frank BaumLyman Frank Baum

15th May

American

Reuben Archer TorreyReuben Archer Torrey

28th January

American

Edward Sandford MartinEdward Sandford Martin
(Journalist,)

2nd January

American

Joseph John ThomsonJoseph John Thomson
(Mathematician, Physicist)

18th December

British

Granville T. WoodsGranville T. Woods
(Inventor)

30th November

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Elbert Green HubbardElbert Green Hubbard

19th June

American

Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt

18th September

German

Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-ErmolliEduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli
(Austrian general)

12th February

Czech,Italian