Famous People Born In 1857

Discover the most famous people born in 1857. The list includes people like William Howard Taft, Joseph Conrad, Edward Elgar, Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, Heinrich Hertz and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include psychiatrists, journalists, mathematicians and political leaders born in 1857. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France and many more countries.

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
15th September, American
President of the U.S.A
Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
3rd December, Polish, Ukrainian, British
Writer

Princess Beatrice of the United KingdomPrincess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
14th April, British
Youngest Child of Queen Victoria

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-PowellRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
22nd February, British
Founder of the Scout Movement

Milton S. HersheyMilton S. Hershey
13th September, American
Confectioner & Philanthropist

Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow
18th April, American
Lawyer
Ferdinand de SaussureFerdinand de Saussure
26th November, Swiss
Linguist

Edward ElgarEdward Elgar
2nd June, British
Composer

Heinrich HertzHeinrich Hertz
22nd February, German
Physicist
Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
31st May, Italian
Religious Leader

Thorstein VeblenThorstein Veblen
30th July, American
Economist
Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
5th November, American
Journalist

Konstantin TsiolkovskyKonstantin Tsiolkovsky
17th September, Russian
Russian-Soviet Rocket Scientist

Ronald RossRonald Ross
13th May, British
Medical doctor

Ruggero LeoncavalloRuggero Leoncavallo
23rd April, Italian
Composer

Charles Scott SherringtonCharles Scott Sherrington
27th November, British
Neurophysiologist
Alfred LoisyAlfred Loisy
28th February, French
Priest

Rodolfo AmoedoRodolfo Amoedo
11th December, Brazilian
History Painter

Clara ZetkinClara Zetkin
5th July, German
Politician, Journalist, Feminist

Le PétomaneLe Pétomane
1st June, French
Flatulist
Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
11th May, Russian
Politician, Military personnel

Alfonso XII of SpainAlfonso XII of Spain
28th November, Spanish
King
Karl PearsonKarl Pearson
27th March, British
Mathematician, Historian of mathematics,

Alfred BinetAlfred Binet
8th July, French
Psychologist, Educationist

Pedro PaternoPedro Paterno
17th February, Spanish
politician, novelist, poet, author, autobiographer
Émile CouéÉmile Coué
26th February, French
Psychologist

George GissingGeorge Gissing
22nd November, British
Novelist
Shibli NomaniShibli Nomani
3rd June, Indian
Philosopher

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
30th April, Swiss
Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher

Paul DoumerPaul Doumer
22nd March, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
8th August, French
Pianist, Composer, Musician

Continue Reading Below
Eugène AtgetEugène Atget
12th February, French
Photographer, Artist
Alexander, Prince of BulgariaAlexander, Prince of Bulgaria
5th April, Austrian
Prince

Williamina FlemingWilliamina Fleming
15th May, British, American, Scottish
Astronomer

Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
30th October, French
Physician, Psychiatrist, Neurologist

OvonramwenOvonramwen
30th November, Nigerian
King of Benin
George DaytonGeorge Dayton
6th March, American
Entrepreneur
Georg MichaelisGeorg Michaelis
8th September, German, Polish
Chancellor , Politician

Henrik PontoppidanHenrik Pontoppidan
24th July, Danish
writer

Fannie FarmerFannie Farmer
23rd March, Canadian, American
Cook

Aleksandr LyapunovAleksandr Lyapunov
6th June, Russian
mathematician, physicist
E. A. Wallis BudgeE. A. Wallis Budge
27th July, British
Egyptologist

William Seward Burroughs IWilliam Seward Burroughs I
28th January, American
Inventor

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
31st October, Swedish, British
Medical Doctor

C. F. A. VoyseyC. F. A. Voysey
28th May, British
Architect

Juan Vicente GómezJuan Vicente Gómez
24th July, Venezuelan
Venezuelan dictator
Sidney KidmanSidney Kidman
9th May, Australian
Businessperson, Stockman

C. Sankaran NairC. Sankaran Nair
11th July, Indian
Statesman
Henry Fairfield OsbornHenry Fairfield Osborn
8th August, American
Geologist, Paleontologist

Max KlingerMax Klinger
18th February, German
Painter

Andrija MohorovičićAndrija Mohorovičić
23rd January, Croatian
Meteorologist
Christiaan Snouck HurgronjeChristiaan Snouck Hurgronje
8th February, Dutch
Professor

Marthinus Theunis SteynMarthinus Theunis Steyn
2nd October, South African
President of Orange Free State
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
7th March, Austrian
Physician, Politician, Neurologist, Psychiatrist,

Mrs. Leslie CarterMrs. Leslie Carter
10th June, American
Actress

Mikhail AlekseyevMikhail Alekseyev
15th November, Russian
General

Richard MansfieldRichard Mansfield
24th May, German, British
Actor

Vladimir BekhterevVladimir Bekhterev
1st February, Russian
Neurologist
Arthur Wesley DowArthur Wesley Dow
6th April, American
Artist

Manuel Estrada CabreraManuel Estrada Cabrera
21st November, Guatemalan
Lawyer

Frank J. SpragueFrank J. Sprague
25th July, American
Engineer

Joseph LarmorJoseph Larmor
11th July, Irish
Physicist
Charles SheldonCharles Sheldon
26th February, American
Writer

Lucien Lévy-BruhlLucien Lévy-Bruhl
10th April, French
Scholar
Hunter LiggettHunter Liggett
21st March, American
Army officer

Wilhelm Ludvig JohannsenWilhelm Ludvig Johannsen
3rd February, Danish
Botanist

Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
14th September, American
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist
Rudolf Carl von SlatinRudolf Carl von Slatin
7th June, Austrian
Soldier

John Hessin ClarkeJohn Hessin Clarke
18th September, American
Jurist
Gertrude AthertonGertrude Atherton
30th October, American
Author

Elwood HaynesElwood Haynes
14th October, American
Inventor

H. A. BrendekildeH. A. Brendekilde
7th April, Danish
Painter
Fred ArcherFred Archer
11th January, British
Jockey

Herman BangHerman Bang
20th April, Danish
Journalist
John JolyJohn Joly
1st November, Irish
Physicist

Victor HorsleyVictor Horsley
14th April, British
British surgeon

Edward Emerson BarnardEdward Emerson Barnard
16th December, American
American astronomer

Joseph Rucker LamarJoseph Rucker Lamar
14th October, American
Jurist
Martha Carey ThomasMartha Carey Thomas
2nd January, American
Linguist
Stojan ProtićStojan Protić
28th January, Serbian
Politician

Gotō ShimpeiGotō Shimpei
24th July, Japanese
Politician

Frank Hamilton CushingFrank Hamilton Cushing
22nd July, American
Anthropologist

John Jacob AbelJohn Jacob Abel
19th May, American
Biochemist
Joseph PennellJoseph Pennell
4th July, American
Artist

Christian MichelsenChristian Michelsen
15th March, Norwegian
Statesman

Hermann SudermannHermann Sudermann
30th September, German
Writer

Karl Adolph GjellerupKarl Adolph Gjellerup
2nd June, Danish
Poet

Francis La FlescheFrancis La Flesche
25th December, American
Ethnologist
James Gibbons HunekerJames Gibbons Huneker
31st January, American
Art critic and writer

Henry Clay FolgerHenry Clay Folger
18th June, American
Business executive
John DavidsonJohn Davidson
11th April, Scottish
Scottish poet

Karl KollerKarl Koller
3rd December, Austrian, Czech
Ophthalmologist
Zelia Maria Magdalena NuttallZelia Maria Magdalena Nuttall
6th September, American
Archaeologist
Andrew Summers RowanAndrew Summers Rowan
23rd April, American
Officer