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, Psychiatrist

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

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
26th July, Irish
Playwright

Bal Gangadhar TilakBal Gangadhar Tilak
23rd July, Indian
Indian teacher

Booker T. WashingtonBooker T. Washington
5th April, American
 
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
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
Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
3rd September, American
Pioneering Architect

Robert PearyRobert Peary
6th May, American
Explorer

Emil KraepelinEmil Kraepelin
15th February, German
Psychiatrist
Alfred DeakinAlfred Deakin
3rd August, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
22nd December, American
Lawyer, Politician
Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18th January, American
Surgeon

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

Granville WoodsGranville Woods
23rd April, American
Inventor
Asai ChuAsai Chu
22nd July, Japanese
Painter

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
 

James Buchanan DukeJames Buchanan Duke
23rd December, American
Entrepreneur
H. Rider HaggardH. Rider Haggard
22nd June, British
Writer
Mabel Loomis ToddMabel Loomis Todd
10th November, American
Editor

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

Andrey MarkovAndrey Markov
2nd June, Russian
mathematician, statistician, university teacher

Georgi PlekhanovGeorgi Plekhanov
29th November, Russian
philosopher, politician, journalist, writer,
Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
12th August, American
Businessman

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

WovokaWovoka
30th November, American
Religious leader

Robert NivelleRobert Nivelle
15th October, French
Military personnel

John RedmondJohn Redmond
1st September, Irish
Politician
Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
5th March, Russian
painter, sculptor

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
9th March, Australian
Artist, Painter
William WillettWilliam Willett
10th August, British
Inventor

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
14th February, Northern Irish
Journalist

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

Theobald von Bethmann HollwegTheobald von Bethmann Hollweg
29th November, German
President, Chancellor

Kate Douglas WigginKate Douglas Wiggin
28th September, American
Writer, Children's writer, Teacher

George Adam SmithGeorge Adam Smith
19th October, British
Theologian

Louis D. BrandeisLouis D. Brandeis
13th November, American
Judge
Reuben Archer TorreyReuben Archer Torrey
28th January, American
 

Edward Sandford MartinEdward Sandford Martin
2nd January, American
Journalist,

Lyman Frank BaumLyman Frank Baum
15th May, American
 

Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt
18th September, German
 
Granville T. WoodsGranville T. Woods
30th November
Inventor

Sergey TaneyevSergey Taneyev
25th November, Russian
Composer
J. Keir HardieJ. Keir Hardie
15th August, Scottish
Politician

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

Georgiana BarrymoreGeorgiana Barrymore
11th July, American
Actress