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.

Billy the KidBilly the Kid
17th November, American
Gunman
John DeweyJohn Dewey
20th October, American
Philosopher

Alfred DreyfusAlfred Dreyfus
9th October, French
Artillery Officer

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

Georges SeuratGeorges Seurat
2nd December, French
Painter

Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11th November, Norwegian, American
Serial Killer
Yuan ShikaiYuan Shikai
16th September, Chinese
Former President of the Republic of China

Henri BergsonHenri Bergson
18th October, French
Philosopher and Writer

Svante ArrheniusSvante Arrhenius
19th February, Swedish
Scientist
Wilhelm IIWilhelm II
27th January, German
Emperor of Germany

George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of KedlestonGeorge Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
11th January, British
Former Viceroy of India
Venustiano CarranzaVenustiano Carranza
29th December, Mexican
Politician

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
4th August, Norwegian
Writer

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

Sholem AleichemSholem Aleichem
2nd March, American
Author

A. E. HousmanA. E. Housman
26th March, British
Poet
Henry Ossawa TannerHenry Ossawa Tanner
21st June, American
 

Carrie Chapman CattCarrie Chapman Catt
9th January, American
Women’s Rights Activists

Havelock EllisHavelock Ellis
2nd February, British
Physician

Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle
22nd May, British, Scottish
Writer & Physician
Anna AncherAnna Ancher
18th August, Danish
Painter

Aurel StodolaAurel Stodola
10th May, Slovak
Engineer
Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
22nd May, British
Physician, Writer, Poet, Cricketer, Novelist,

Dorabji TataDorabji Tata
27th August, Indian
 

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
8th April, Austrian, Czech, German
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher
Archibald Gracie IVArchibald Gracie IV
17th January, American
historian, writer

Walter CampWalter Camp
7th April, American
Football Player
Fusajiro YamauchiFusajiro Yamauchi
22nd November, Japanese
Entrepreneur

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15th December, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,

Alexander Stepanovich PopovAlexander Stepanovich Popov
16th March, Russian
Physicist, Inventor, Engineer
Kenneth GrahameKenneth Grahame
8th March, British
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

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John Jellicoe, 1st Earl JellicoeJohn Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
5th December, British
Politician, Military personnel
Samuel InsullSamuel Insull
11th November, American
Business Magnate

Katharine Lee BatesKatharine Lee Bates
12th August, American
poet, writer, university teacher, songwriter

Childe HassamChilde Hassam
17th October, American
Painter

Jean JaurèsJean Jaurès
3rd September, French
Political leader
Florence KelleyFlorence Kelley
12th September, American
Social Reformer
Hugo JunkersHugo Junkers
3rd February, German
Engineer

Charles ComiskeyCharles Comiskey
15th August, American
Baseball player

Cass GilbertCass Gilbert
29th November, American
architect, painter

Victor HerbertVictor Herbert
1st February, Irish, American
Composer
Cecil SharpCecil Sharp
22nd November, British
Musician

Pierre JanetPierre Janet
30th May, French
Psychologist

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

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

Francis ThompsonFrancis Thompson
18th December, British
Poet
Pavel MilyukovPavel Milyukov
27th January
Diplomat, Historian, Politician, Journalist

Bertha PappenheimBertha Pappenheim
27th February, Austrian, German
Writer, Journalist, Social worker, Feminist
Willis Van DevanterWillis Van Devanter
17th April, American
Jurist

Lord CurzonLord Curzon
11th January, British
Former Viceroy of India

Luis Muñoz RiveraLuis Muñoz Rivera
17th July, Puerto Rican
Poet
Francesc MaciàFrancesc Macià
21st September, Spanish
Politician

Alexandru AverescuAlexandru Averescu
3rd April, Romanian, Ukrainian
Politician
Verner von HeidenstamVerner von Heidenstam
6th July, Swedish
Swedish poet

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

Pauline HopkinsPauline Hopkins
30th November, American
Novelist

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

Ellen Gates StarrEllen Gates Starr
19th March, American
Social Reformer
Katharine TynanKatharine Tynan
23rd January, Irish
Writer

Samuel AlexanderSamuel Alexander
6th January, Australian
British philosopher

John Crawford CrosbyJohn Crawford Crosby
15th June, American
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.
14th February, American
 
Horace G. HutchinsonHorace G. Hutchinson
16th May, British
Golfer

S.D. GordonS.D. Gordon
12th August, American
 
William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd earl of SelborneWilliam Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd earl of Selborne
17th October, British
Politician