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.

Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud
6th May, Austrian
Neurologist
Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla
10th July, Austrian, American
Inventor, Father of Radio

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

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

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
26th July, Irish
Playwright

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

John Singer SargentJohn Singer Sargent
12th January, Italian, American
Artist

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

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
3rd September, American
Pioneering Architect

Robert PearyRobert Peary
6th May, American
Explorer

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

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

Asai ChuAsai Chu
22nd July, Japanese
Painter
Lyman Frank BaumL. Frank Baum
15th May, American
Writer

Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
11th January, British
business magnate

Ratanji Dadabhoy TataRatanji Dadabhoy Tata
30th November, Indian
Aviator
Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
20th March, American
Tennis player, Engineer, Economist, Golfer,

Tongzhi EmperorTongzhi Emperor
27th April, Chinese
 
James Buchanan DukeJames Buchanan Duke
23rd December, American
Entrepreneur

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

Andrey MarkovAndrey Markov
14th June, Russian
Mathematician
Georgi PlekhanovGeorgi Plekhanov
29th November, Russian
Revolutionary

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Theobald von Bethmann-HollwegTheobald von Bethmann-Hollweg
29th November, German
Politician, Jurist
Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
5th March, Russian
painter, sculptor

Mabel Loomis ToddMabel Loomis Todd
10th November, American
Editor

WovokaWovoka
30th November, American
Religious leader

Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
12th August, American
Businessman
Robert NivelleRobert Nivelle
15th October, French
Military personnel
Tom RobertsTom Roberts
9th March, Australian
Artist, Painter

John RedmondJohn Redmond
1st September, Irish
Politician

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
14th February, Northern Irish
Journalist

Charles FrohmanCharles Frohman
15th July, American
Producer
Hara TakashiHara Takashi
9th February, Japanese
politician, writer, journalist, diplomat

William WillettWilliam Willett
10th August, British
Inventor

Mahmud Shevket PashaMahmud Shevket Pasha
30th November, Turkish
Statesman

Carl PetersCarl Peters
27th September, German
Explorer

Daniel GuggenheimDaniel Guggenheim
9th July, American
Industrialist and philanthropist
Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
27th August, Ukrainian
Poet

Sergei TaneyevSergei Taneyev
25th November, Russian
composer, musicologist, music educator, music
Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
20th May, French
painter

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

Theobald von Bethmann HollwegTheobald von Bethmann Hollweg
29th November, German
President, Chancellor
William MasseyWilliam Massey
26th March, Northern Irish
Prime minister of New Zealand

José Batlle y OrdóñezJosé Batlle y Ordóñez
21st May, Uruguayan
Politician
A. Lawrence LowellA. Lawrence Lowell
13th December, American
Educator

Eddie Foy Sr.Eddie Foy Sr.
9th March, American
Actor

Sergei WinogradskySergei Winogradsky
1st September, French, Russian
Microbiologist

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

Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14th October, French, British
Writer
William Rainey HarperWilliam Rainey Harper
24th July, American
Academic Leader

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

Edmund Beecher WilsonEdmund Beecher Wilson
19th October, American
Geneticist

Harriot Stanton BlatchHarriot Stanton Blatch
20th January, American
Writer
Tom MannTom Mann
15th April, British
Public Speaker

Elisabeth MarburyElisabeth Marbury
19th June, American
Literary agent
Vasily RozanovVasily Rozanov
2nd May, Russian
Writer

Jean MoréasJean Moréas
15th April, Greek
Poet

Peter Henry EmersonPeter Henry Emerson
13th May, British
Photographer
Timothy Thomas FortuneTimothy Thomas Fortune
3rd October, American
Orator

Eduardo DatoEduardo Dato
12th August, Spanish
Political Leader
Louis D. BrandeisLouis D. Brandeis
13th November, American
Judge

A. D. GordonA. D. Gordon
9th June, Ukrainian
Political Leader

Kenyon CoxKenyon Cox
27th October, American
Painter
Alexander IzvolskyAlexander Izvolsky
18th March, Russian
Diplomat

Andreas Franz Wilhelm SchimperAndreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper
12th May, German
Botanist
Louise Blanchard BethuneLouise Blanchard Bethune
21st July, American
Architect

Edward Goodrich AchesonEdward Goodrich Acheson
9th March, American
Inventor

Marcelino Menéndez y PelayoMarcelino Menéndez y Pelayo
3rd November, Spanish
Scholar

Edward ChanningEdward Channing
15th June, American
Historian
Louis MarshallLouis Marshall
14th December, American
Lawyer
George Adam SmithGeorge Adam Smith
19th October, British
Theologian

Eliza Ruhamah ScidmoreEliza Ruhamah Scidmore
14th October
Writer

Robert Stanley WeirRobert Stanley Weir
15th November, Canadian
Judge

Matilde SeraoMatilde Serao
7th March, Italian
Journalist
Robert KajanusRobert Kajanus
2nd December, Finnish
Conductor

Frederic Eugene IvesFrederic Eugene Ives
17th February, American
Inventor

Felix MottlFelix Mottl
24th August, Austrian
Conductor

D. A. ThomasD. A. Thomas
26th March, Welsh
Industrialist

Karl LamprechtKarl Lamprecht
25th February, German
Historian
Lizette Woodworth ReeseLizette Woodworth Reese
9th January, American
Poet

Reuben Archer TorreyReuben Archer Torrey
28th January, American
 
Rudolf StammlerRudolf Stammler
19th February, German
Philosopher

Harold FredericHarold Frederic
19th August, American
Journalist
Grace Hoadley DodgeGrace Hoadley Dodge
21st May, American
Philanthropist
Otto BrahmOtto Brahm
5th February, German
Literary Critic