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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla.
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Smiljan, Croatia
Died: January 7, 1943

 2 Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud.
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Famous As: Neurologist
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Příbor, Czechia
Died: September 23, 1939
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 3 Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 28th U.S. President
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: February 3, 1924

 4 George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw.
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Listed In: Playwrights
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 2, 1950
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 5 Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian teacher
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ratnagiri, British India (present-day Maharashtra, India)
Died: August 1, 1920

 6 Philippe Pétain

Philippe Pétain.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Marshal of France
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cauchy-à-la-Tour
Died: July 23, 1951
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 7 Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington.
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westlake Corner, Virginia, United States
Died: November 14, 1915
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 8 L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chittenango, New York, United States
Died: May 6, 1919
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 9 J. J. Thomson

J. J. Thomson.
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, UK
Died: August 30, 1940

 10 Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi

Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi.
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Famous As: Islamic Scholar, Reformer
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bareilly
Died: October 28, 1921
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 11 Narayana Guru

Narayana Guru.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chempazhanthy, Thiruvananthapuram, India
Died: September 20, 1928

 12 John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, Italy
Died: April 14, 1925
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 13 Frederick Winslow Taylor

Frederick Winslow Taylor
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Famous As: Mechanical Engineer
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 21, 1915

 14 Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata

Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Navsari
Died: 1926 AD
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 15 Tongzhi Emperor

Tongzhi Emperor
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor of Qing dynasty
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Died: January 12, 1875

 16 Napoleon, Prince Imperial

Napoleon, Prince Imperial
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, French Empire
Died: June 1, 1879
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 17 Harry Gordon Selfridge

Harry Gordon Selfridge
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Famous As: business magnate
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ripon
Died: May 8, 1947

 18 Louis Brandeis

Louis Brandeis.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 5, 1941
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 19 James Buchanan Duke

James Buchanan Duke
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Durham
Died: October 10, 1925

 20 H. Rider Haggard

H. Rider Haggard.
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bradenham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 14, 1925
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 21 Robert Peary

Robert Peary.
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Listed In: Explorers
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cresson, Pennsylvania
Died: February 20, 1920

 22 Archduchess Gisela of Austria

Archduchess Gisela of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Laxenburg, Austria
Died: July 27, 1932
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 23 Louis Sullivan

Louis Sullivan.
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Famous As: Pioneering Architect
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston
Died: April 14, 1924

 24 J. Keir Hardie

J. Keir Hardie
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newhouse, United Kingdom
Died: September 26, 1915
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 25 Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia

Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: January 5, 1929

 26 Moses Fleetwood Walker

Moses Fleetwood Walker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Pleasant, Ohio, United States
Died: May 11, 1924
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 27 Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard
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Famous As: Journalist, Philosopher, Publisher, Writer
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bloomington
Died: May 7, 1915

 28 Alfred Deakin

Alfred Deakin.
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Listed In: Prime Ministers
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Australia
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: October 7, 1919
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 29 Emil Kraepelin

Emil Kraepelin.
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Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Neustrelitz, Germany
Died: October 7, 1926

 30 Andrey Markov

Andrey Markov
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia
Died: July 20, 1922

 31 Georgi Plekhanov

Georgi Plekhanov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gryazinsky District, Russia
Died: May 30, 1918

 32 Daniel Hale Williams

Daniel Hale Williams.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 4, 1931

 33 Paul Cottin

Paul Cottin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boussy-Saint-Antoine, France
Died: February 22, 1932

 34 Mabel Loomis Todd

Mabel Loomis Todd
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Listed In: Editors
Famous As: Editor
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 14, 1932

 35 Georgiana Barrymore

Georgiana Barrymore
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 11th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: July 2, 1893

 36 Wovoka

Wovoka
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Famous As: Religious leader
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Smith Valley, Nevada, U.S.
Died: September 29, 1932

 37 Diamond Jim Brady

Diamond Jim Brady
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: April 13, 1917

 38 Robert Nivelle

Robert Nivelle
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tulle
Died: March 23, 1924

 39 Henry Ossian Flipper

Henry Ossian Flipper.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 21st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Thomasville, Georgia, United States
Died: April 26, 1940

 40 Mahmud Shevket Pasha

Mahmud Shevket Pasha
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: June 11, 1913

 41 Granville Woods

Granville Woods.
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: January 30, 1910

 42 Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen

Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Archduke
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Židlochovice, Czechia
Died: December 30, 1936

 43 Eddie Foy Sr.

Eddie Foy Sr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 16, 1928

 44 John Redmond

John Redmond
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: County Wexford
Died: March 6, 1918

 45 Ivan Franko

Ivan Franko
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ukraine
Died: May 28, 1916

 46 Mikhail Vrubel

Mikhail Vrubel
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia
Died: April 14, 1910

 47 Frank B. Kellogg

Frank B. Kellogg.
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Famous As: Lawyer, Politician
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Potsdam
Died: December 21, 1937

 48 Frank Harris

Frank Harris
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Galway, Ireland
Died: August 27, 1931

 49 Reuben Archer Torrey

Reuben Archer Torrey
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Listed In: Pastors
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 26, 1928

 50 Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Artist, Painter
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dorchester
Died: September 14, 1931