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
Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud
6th May, Austrian
Neurologist

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
28th December, American
28th U.S. President

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
26th July, Irish
Playwright

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
24th April, French
Marshal of France

Booker T. WashingtonBooker T. Washington
5th April, American
 
Bal Gangadhar TilakBal Gangadhar Tilak
23rd July, Indian
Indian teacher

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

John Singer SargentJohn Singer Sargent
12th January, Italian, American
Artist
J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson
18th December, British
Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner

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

Robert PearyRobert Peary
6th May, American
Explorer

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

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
3rd September, American
Pioneering Architect

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

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18th January, American
Surgeon

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
L. Frank BaumL. Frank Baum
15th May, American
Writer

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
20th March, American
Mechanical Engineer

Napoleon, Prince ImperialNapoleon, Prince Imperial
16th March, French
Prince
Tongzhi EmperorTongzhi Emperor
27th April, Chinese
Emperor of Qing dynasty

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

J. Keir HardieJ. Keir Hardie
15th August, Scottish
Politician

James Buchanan DukeJames Buchanan Duke
23rd December, American
Entrepreneur
Archduchess Gisela of AustriaArchduchess Gisela of Austria
12th July, German
Princess

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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

Mabel Loomis ToddMabel Loomis Todd
10th November, American
Editor

Georgi PlekhanovGeorgi Plekhanov
29th November, Russian
Revolutionary
Aḥad HaʿamAḥad Haʿam
18th August, Ukrainian
Essayist
Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
12th August, American
Businessman

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
9th March, Australian
Artist, Painter

Theobald von Bethmann-HollwegTheobald von Bethmann-Hollweg
29th November, German
Politician, Jurist

WovokaWovoka
30th November, American
Religious leader
Georgiana BarrymoreGeorgiana Barrymore
11th July, American
Actress

Mahmud Shevket PashaMahmud Shevket Pasha
30th November, Turkish
Statesman

Robert NivelleRobert Nivelle
15th October, French
Military personnel

John RedmondJohn Redmond
1st September, Irish
Politician

Paul CottinPaul Cottin
5th June, French
Writer
Archduke Friedrich, Duke of TeschenArchduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen
4th June, Austrian
Archduke

Carl PetersCarl Peters
27th September, German
Explorer
Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
17th March, Russian
Painter

Reuben Archer TorreyReuben Archer Torrey
28th January, American
 

John LaveryJohn Lavery
20th March, Irish
Painter
Hara TakashiHara Takashi
9th February, Japanese
politician, writer, journalist, diplomat

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
14th February, Northern Irish
Journalist
Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
27th August, Ukrainian
Poet

Charles FrohmanCharles Frohman
15th July, American
Producer

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

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

Eddie Foy Sr.Eddie Foy Sr.
9th March, American
Actor
Naphtali Herz ImberNaphtali Herz Imber
27th December, Ukrainian
Poet

Louis Franchet d'EspèreyLouis Franchet d'Espèrey
25th May, French
Marshal

Daniel GuggenheimDaniel Guggenheim
9th July, American
Industrialist and philanthropist

Sergey TaneyevSergey Taneyev
25th November, Russian
Composer
Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
20th May, French
painter

José Batlle y OrdóñezJosé Batlle y Ordóñez
21st May, Uruguayan
Politician
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14th October, French, British
Writer

Harriot Stanton BlatchHarriot Stanton Blatch
20th January, American
Writer

William MasseyWilliam Massey
26th March, Northern Irish
Prime minister of New Zealand
William WillettWilliam Willett
10th August, British
Inventor

Doane RobinsonDoane Robinson
19th October, American
Historian
William Rainey HarperWilliam Rainey Harper
24th July, American
Academic Leader

Sergei WinogradskySergei Winogradsky
1st September, French, Russian
Microbiologist

Eduardo DatoEduardo Dato
12th August, Spanish
Political Leader
Hendrik Petrus BerlageHendrik Petrus Berlage
21st February, Netherlands Antilles
Architect

Franz RoubaudFranz Roubaud
15th June, Russian
Painter
Joseph WardJoseph Ward
26th April, Australian, New Zealander
Prime minister

Émile PicardÉmile Picard
24th July, French
Mathematician

William Bramwell BoothWilliam Bramwell Booth
8th March, British
Minister

Weetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount CowdrayWeetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray
15th July, British
Engineer
Tom MannTom Mann
15th April, British
Public Speaker
Kate Douglas WigginKate Douglas Wiggin
28th September, American
Writer, Children's writer, Teacher

Vasily RozanovVasily Rozanov
2nd May, Russian
Writer

Elisabeth MarburyElisabeth Marbury
19th June, American
Literary agent

A. D. GordonA. D. Gordon
9th June, Ukrainian
Political Leader
U DhammalokaU Dhammaloka
30th November, Irish, Burmese
Buddhist Monk

Timothy Thomas FortuneTimothy Thomas Fortune
3rd October, American
Orator

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

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

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

Louise Blanchard BethuneLouise Blanchard Bethune
21st July, American
Architect
Jean MoréasJean Moréas
15th April, Greek
Poet

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