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

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

Svante ArrheniusSvante Arrhenius
19th February, Swedish
Scientist

Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11th November, Norwegian, American
Serial Killer

Henri BergsonHenri Bergson
18th October, French
Philosopher and Writer
Wilhelm IIWilhelm II
27th January, German
Emperor of Germany

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

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
4th August, Norwegian
Writer

Sholem AleichemSholem Aleichem
2nd March, American
Author
Havelock EllisHavelock Ellis
2nd February, British
Physician

Carrie Chapman CattCarrie Chapman Catt
9th January, American
Women’s Rights Activists
A. E. HousmanA. E. Housman
26th March, British
Poet

Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle
22nd May, British, Scottish
Writer & Physician

Henry Ossawa TannerHenry Ossawa Tanner
21st June, American
 
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,

Alfred DreyfusAlfred Dreyfus
9th October, French
Military personnel

Georges SeuratGeorges Seurat
2nd December, French
Painter, draughtsperson
Yuan ShikaiYuan Shikai
16th September, Chinese
Former President of the Republic of China

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
8th April, Austrian, Czech, German
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher
George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of KedlestonGeorge Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
11th January, British
Viceroy

Dorabji TataDorabji Tata
27th August, Indian
 

Venustiano CarranzaVenustiano Carranza
29th December, Mexican
politician, military personnel

Fusajiro YamauchiFusajiro Yamauchi
22nd November, Japanese
Entrepreneur
L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15th December, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,
Archibald Gracie IVArchibald Gracie IV
17th January, American
historian, writer

John Jellicoe, 1st Earl JellicoeJohn Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
5th December, British
Politician, Military personnel

Kenneth GrahameKenneth Grahame
8th March, British
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Katharine Lee BatesKatharine Lee Bates
12th August, American
poet, writer, university teacher, songwriter
Jean JaurèsJean Jaurès
3rd September, French
Political leader

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Alexander Stepanovich PopovAlexander Stepanovich Popov
16th March, Russian
Physicist, Inventor, Engineer

Childe HassamChilde Hassam
17th October, American
Painter

Cass GilbertCass Gilbert
29th November, American
architect, painter

Théophile SteinlenThéophile Steinlen
10th November, Swiss, French
Painter, Illustrator, Poster artist, Sculptor,
Alexandre MillerandAlexandre Millerand
10th February, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Pavel MilyukovPavel Milyukov
27th January
Diplomat, Historian, Politician, Journalist
Bertha PappenheimBertha Pappenheim
27th February, Austrian, German
Writer, Journalist, Social worker, Feminist

Kaiser WilhelmKaiser Wilhelm
27th January, German
Statesman, King

Verner von HeidenstamVerner von Heidenstam
6th July, Swedish
Swedish poet
Georges-Pierre SeuratGeorges-Pierre Seurat
2nd December, French
French painter

Samuel AlexanderSamuel Alexander
6th January, Australian
British philosopher
Alfred Edward HousmanAlfred Edward Housman
26th March, British
Poet

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

George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.
14th February, American
 

S.D. GordonS.D. Gordon
12th August, American