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
Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud
6th May, Austrian
Neurologist

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
28th December, American
Father of the League of Nations

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

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
26th July, Irish
Playwright

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

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

Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
13th November, American
Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice
Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18th January, American
Surgeon

Ahmed Raza Khan BarelviAhmed Raza Khan Barelvi
14th June, Indian
Islamic Scholar, Reformer

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
3rd September, American
Pioneering Architect

Robert PearyRobert Peary
6th May, American
Explorer

Granville WoodsGranville Woods
23rd April, American
Inventor
Alfred DeakinAlfred Deakin
3rd August, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Emil KraepelinEmil Kraepelin
15th February, German
Psychiatrist

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

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

Ratanji Dadabhoy TataRatanji Dadabhoy Tata
30th November, Indian
Aviator
Tongzhi EmperorTongzhi Emperor
27th April, Chinese
 

H. Rider HaggardH. Rider Haggard
22nd June, British
Writer
James Buchanan DukeJames Buchanan Duke
23rd December, American
Entrepreneur

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

Andrey MarkovAndrey Markov
2nd June, Russian
mathematician, statistician, university teacher
Mabel Loomis ToddMabel Loomis Todd
10th November, American
Editor

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Theobald von Bethmann-HollwegTheobald von Bethmann-Hollweg
29th November, German
Politician, Jurist
Georgi PlekhanovGeorgi Plekhanov
29th November, Russian
philosopher, politician, journalist, writer,

Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
12th August, American
Businessman

WovokaWovoka
30th November, American
Religious leader

Robert NivelleRobert Nivelle
15th October, French
Military personnel
Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
5th March, Russian
painter, sculptor
Tom RobertsTom Roberts
9th March, Australian
Artist, Painter

John RedmondJohn Redmond
1st September, Irish
Politician

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
14th February, Northern Irish
Journalist

William WillettWilliam Willett
10th August, British
Inventor
Carl PetersCarl Peters
27th September, German
Explorer

Sergei WinogradskySergei Winogradsky
1st September, French, Russian
Microbiologist

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

Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
27th August, Ukrainian
Poet

Sergei TaneyevSergei Taneyev
25th November, Russian
composer, musicologist, music educator, music
Hara TakashiHara Takashi
9th February, Japanese
politician, writer, journalist, diplomat

José Batlle y OrdóñezJosé Batlle y Ordóñez
21st May, Uruguayan
Politician
Daniel GuggenheimDaniel Guggenheim
9th July, American
Industrialist and philanthropist

Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
20th May, French
painter

Theobald von Bethmann HollwegTheobald von Bethmann Hollweg
29th November, German
President, Chancellor
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14th October, French, British
Writer

Mahmud Shevket PashaMahmud Shevket Pasha
30th November, Turkish
Statesman
William MasseyWilliam Massey
26th March, Northern Irish
Prime minister of New Zealand

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

Edmund Beecher WilsonEdmund Beecher Wilson
19th October, American
Geneticist

Vasily RozanovVasily Rozanov
2nd May, Russian
Writer

Timothy Thomas FortuneTimothy Thomas Fortune
3rd October, American
Orator
Kate Douglas WigginKate Douglas Wiggin
28th September, American
Writer, Children's writer, Teacher

Tom MannTom Mann
15th April, British
Public Speaker

Jean MoréasJean Moréas
15th April, Greek
Poet

Peter Henry EmersonPeter Henry Emerson
13th May, British
Photographer
Louis D. BrandeisLouis D. Brandeis
13th November, American
Judge

George Adam SmithGeorge Adam Smith
19th October, British
Theologian
Reuben Archer TorreyReuben Archer Torrey
28th January, American
 

Thomas Jan StieltjesThomas Jan Stieltjes
29th December, French, Dutch
Mathematician

Edward Sandford MartinEdward Sandford Martin
2nd January, American
Journalist,
Naphtali Herz ImberNaphtali Herz Imber
27th December, Ukrainian
Poet

Granville T. WoodsGranville T. Woods
30th November
Inventor
Sergey TaneyevSergey Taneyev
25th November, Russian
Composer

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

Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt
18th September, German
 
J. Keir HardieJ. Keir Hardie
15th August, Scottish
Politician

William Bramwell BoothWilliam Bramwell Booth
8th March, British
Minister
Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-ErmolliEduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli
12th February, Czech, Italian
Austrian general

Georgiana BarrymoreGeorgiana Barrymore
11th July, American
Actress