Famous People Born In 1859

Discover the most famous people born in 1859. The list includes people like Billy the Kid, John Dewey, Pierre Curie, Henri Bergson, Svante Arrhenius and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, poets, inventors and political leaders born in 1859. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Wilhelm IIWilhelm II
27th January, German
Emperor of Germany
Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle
22nd May, British, Scottish
Writer & Physician

Billy the KidBilly the Kid
17th November, American
Gunman

Pierre CuriePierre Curie
15th May, French
Nobel Laureate in Physics

John DeweyJohn Dewey
20th October, American
Philosopher

Alfred DreyfusAlfred Dreyfus
9th October, French
Artillery Officer
Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11th November, Norwegian, American
Serial Killer

Georges SeuratGeorges Seurat
2nd December, French
Painter

Yuan ShikaiYuan Shikai
16th September, Chinese
Former President of the Republic of China
Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
8th April, Austrian, German
Philosopher

George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of KedlestonGeorge Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
11th January, British
Former Viceroy of India
Henri BergsonHenri Bergson
18th October, French
Philosopher and Writer

Jerome K. JeromeJerome K. Jerome
2nd May, British
Writer

Venustiano CarranzaVenustiano Carranza
29th December, Mexican
Politician

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
4th August, Norwegian
Writer

Sholem AleichemSholem Aleichem
2nd March, American
Author
Henry Ossawa TannerHenry Ossawa Tanner
21st June, American
 

Svante ArrheniusSvante Arrhenius
19th February, Swedish
Scientist

Samuel InsullSamuel Insull
11th November, American
Business Magnate

A. E. HousmanA. E. Housman
26th March, British
Poet
Havelock EllisHavelock Ellis
2nd February, British
Physician

Carrie Chapman CattCarrie Chapman Catt
9th January, American
Women’s Rights Activists
Anna AncherAnna Ancher
18th August, Danish
Painter

Aurel StodolaAurel Stodola
10th May, Slovak
Engineer

Dorabji TataDorabji Tata
27th August, Indian
 
Lord CurzonLord Curzon
11th January, British
Former Viceroy of India

Archibald Gracie IVArchibald Gracie IV
17th January, American
historian, writer
Fusajiro YamauchiFusajiro Yamauchi
22nd November, Japanese
Entrepreneur

John Jellicoe, 1st Earl JellicoeJohn Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
5th December, British
Royal Navy officer

Kenneth GrahameKenneth Grahame
8th March, British
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15th December, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,

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Walter CampWalter Camp
7th April, American
Football Player
Jean JaurèsJean Jaurès
3rd September, French
Political leader

Thibaw MinThibaw Min
1st January, Burmese
King

George LansburyGeorge Lansbury
21st February, British
Social Reformer

Katharine Lee BatesKatharine Lee Bates
12th August, American
poet, writer, university teacher, songwriter
Childe HassamChilde Hassam
17th October, American
Painter
Hugo JunkersHugo Junkers
3rd February, German
Engineer

SupayalatSupayalat
13th December, Burmese
Queen

Charles ComiskeyCharles Comiskey
15th August, American
Baseball player

Victor HerbertVictor Herbert
1st February, Irish, American
Composer
Pavel MilyukovPavel Milyukov
27th January, Russian
Historian

Pierre JanetPierre Janet
30th May, French
Psychologist

Alexandre MillerandAlexandre Millerand
10th February, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Florence KelleyFlorence Kelley
12th September, American
Social Reformer

Cass GilbertCass Gilbert
29th November, American
architect, painter
Saad ZaghloulSaad Zaghloul
1st July, Egyptian
Prime Minister

Francis ThompsonFrancis Thompson
18th December, British
Poet
Alexander Stepanovich PopovAlexander Stepanovich Popov
16th March, Russian
Physicist, Inventor, Engineer

Théophile SteinlenThéophile Steinlen
10th November, Swiss, French
Painter, Illustrator, Poster artist, Sculptor,

Bertha PappenheimBertha Pappenheim
27th February, Austrian, German
Writer, Journalist, Social worker, Feminist
Cecil SharpCecil Sharp
22nd November, British
Musician

Willis Van DevanterWillis Van Devanter
17th April, American
Jurist
Sidney Webb, 1st Baron PassfieldSidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield
13th July, British
Economist

Thomas J. WalshThomas J. Walsh
12th June, American
United States senator

Luis Muñoz RiveraLuis Muñoz Rivera
17th July, Puerto Rican
Poet

Alexandru AverescuAlexandru Averescu
3rd April, Romanian, Ukrainian
Politician

Jānis ČaksteJānis Čakste
14th September, Latvian
President
Maurice-Georges PaléologueMaurice-Georges Paléologue
13th January, French
French diplomat and writer

Kostís PalamásKostís Palamás
13th January, Greek
Greek poet

Katharine TynanKatharine Tynan
23rd January, Irish
Writer

Christian von EhrenfelsChristian von Ehrenfels
20th June, Austrian
Philosopher
Pauline HopkinsPauline Hopkins
30th November, American
Novelist

Francesc MaciàFrancesc Macià
21st September, Spanish
Politician
Frank Johnson GoodnowFrank Johnson Goodnow
18th January, American
Educator

Mikhail Ippolitov-IvanovMikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
19th November, Russian
Composer

Samuel AlexanderSamuel Alexander
6th January, Australian
British philosopher
Louis MajorelleLouis Majorelle
26th September, French
Designer

Ellen Gates StarrEllen Gates Starr
19th March, American
Social Reformer
Nahum SokolowNahum Sokolow
10th January, Polish
Writer

Thomas Mott OsborneThomas Mott Osborne
23rd September, American
Political Figure

Verner von HeidenstamVerner von Heidenstam
6th July, Swedish
Swedish poet
William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd earl of SelborneWilliam Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd earl of Selborne
17th October, British
Politician

Alfred HettnerAlfred Hettner
6th August, German
Geographer
Karl MuckKarl Muck
22nd October, Swiss, German
Conductor

Karl von StürgkhKarl von Stürgkh
30th October, Austrian
Prime minister

Diana AbgarDiana Abgar
17th October, Armenian
Writer

Philippe Bunau-VarillaPhilippe Bunau-Varilla
26th July, French
Engineer
Anatole Le BrazAnatole Le Braz
2nd April, French
Poet
Edward MartynEdward Martyn
30th January, Irish
Playwright

Léon DuguitLéon Duguit
4th February, French
Scholar

Jacques LoebJacques Loeb
7th April, German, American
Physiologist

George BarnesGeorge Barnes
2nd January, British, Scottish
Politician
Theobald SmithTheobald Smith
31st July, American
Pathologist

Irving BachellerIrving Bacheller
26th September, American
Journalist

Henry Ives CobbHenry Ives Cobb
19th August, American
Architect

Robert Hope-JonesRobert Hope-Jones
9th February, British
Musician

Tsubouchi ShōyōTsubouchi Shōyō
22nd June, Japanese
Author
Ada RehanAda Rehan
22nd April, Irish, American
Actress

Josef Bohuslav FörsterJosef Bohuslav Förster
30th December, Czech
Composer
Edward R. BradleyEdward R. Bradley
12th December, American
Businessman

Émile MeyersonÉmile Meyerson
12th February, French, Polish
Epistemologist
Manuel Gutiérrez NájeraManuel Gutiérrez Nájera
22nd December, Mexican
Writer
Gustave KahnGustave Kahn
21st December, French
Poet