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
Billy the KidBilly the Kid
17th November, American
Gunman

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

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
Yuan ShikaiYuan Shikai
16th September, Chinese
Former President of the Republic of China

Georges SeuratGeorges Seurat
2nd December, French
Painter

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

Venustiano CarranzaVenustiano Carranza
29th December, Mexican
Politician

Henry Ossawa TannerHenry Ossawa Tanner
21st June, American
 

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
4th August, Norwegian
Writer

Jerome K. JeromeJerome K. Jerome
2nd May, British
Writer
Sholem AleichemSholem Aleichem
2nd March, American
Author

Svante ArrheniusSvante Arrhenius
19th February, Swedish
Scientist

A. E. HousmanA. E. Housman
26th March, British
Poet

Havelock EllisHavelock Ellis
2nd February, British
Physician
Samuel InsullSamuel Insull
11th November, American
Business Magnate

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
 
Archibald Gracie IVArchibald Gracie IV
17th January, American
historian, writer

Fusajiro YamauchiFusajiro Yamauchi
22nd November, Japanese
Entrepreneur
Kenneth GrahameKenneth Grahame
8th March, British
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Thibaw MinThibaw Min
1st January, Burmese
King

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15th December, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,
John Jellicoe, 1st Earl JellicoeJohn Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
5th December, British
Royal Navy officer

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George LansburyGeorge Lansbury
21st February, British
Social Reformer
Jean JaurèsJean Jaurès
3rd September, French
Political leader

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

Charles ComiskeyCharles Comiskey
15th August, American
Baseball player

Henry Gauthier-VillarsHenry Gauthier-Villars
8th August, French
Writer
Hugo JunkersHugo Junkers
3rd February, German
Engineer
Walter CampWalter Camp
7th April, American
Football Player

Childe HassamChilde Hassam
17th October, American
Painter

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

Prince Leopold, Duke of BrabantPrince Leopold, Duke of Brabant
12th June, Belgian
Prince
Alexandre MillerandAlexandre Millerand
10th February, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

SupayalatSupayalat
13th December, Burmese
Queen

Cecil SharpCecil Sharp
22nd November, British
Musician

Pavel MilyukovPavel Milyukov
27th January, Russian
Historian

Victor HerbertVictor Herbert
1st February, Irish, American
Composer
Prince Oscar BernadottePrince Oscar Bernadotte
15th November, Swedish
Prince

Francis ThompsonFrancis Thompson
18th December, British
Poet
Saad ZaghloulSaad Zaghloul
1st July, Egyptian
Prime Minister

Cass GilbertCass Gilbert
29th November, American
architect, painter

Pierre JanetPierre Janet
30th May, French
Psychologist
Bertha PappenheimBertha Pappenheim
27th February, Austrian, German
Writer, Journalist, Social worker, Feminist

Natalie of SerbiaNatalie of Serbia
15th May, Serbian
Nun
Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of RussiaGrand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia
26th April, Russian
Military personnel

Florence KelleyFlorence Kelley
12th September, American
Social Reformer

Hans ZatzkaHans Zatzka
8th March, Austrian
Painter

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

Peder Mørk MønstedPeder Mørk Mønsted
10th December, Danish
Painter
Willis Van DevanterWillis Van Devanter
17th April, American
Jurist

Sidney Webb, 1st Baron PassfieldSidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield
13th July, British
Economist

Carl BobergCarl Boberg
16th August, Swedish
Poet

Katharine TynanKatharine Tynan
23rd January, Irish
Writer
Luis Muñoz RiveraLuis Muñoz Rivera
17th July, Puerto Rican
Poet

Alexandru AverescuAlexandru Averescu
3rd April, Romanian, Ukrainian
Politician
Sergei LyapunovSergei Lyapunov
30th November, Russian
Composer

Maurice-Georges PaléologueMaurice-Georges Paléologue
13th January, French
French diplomat and writer

Thomas J. WalshThomas J. Walsh
12th June, American
United States senator
Pauline HopkinsPauline Hopkins
30th November, American
Novelist

Kostís PalamásKostís Palamás
13th January, Greek
Greek poet
Francesc MaciàFrancesc Macià
21st September, Spanish
Politician

Jānis ČaksteJānis Čakste
14th September, Latvian
President

Karl MuckKarl Muck
22nd October, Swiss, German
Conductor
Louis MajorelleLouis Majorelle
26th September, French
Designer

Frank Johnson GoodnowFrank Johnson Goodnow
18th January, American
Educator
Samuel AlexanderSamuel Alexander
6th January, Australian
British philosopher

Christian von EhrenfelsChristian von Ehrenfels
20th June, Austrian
Philosopher

William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd earl of SelborneWilliam Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd earl of Selborne
17th October, British
Politician

Ellen Gates StarrEllen Gates Starr
19th March, American
Social Reformer
Verner von HeidenstamVerner von Heidenstam
6th July, Swedish
Swedish poet
Mikhail Ippolitov-IvanovMikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
19th November, Russian
Composer

Nahum SokolowNahum Sokolow
10th January, Polish
Writer

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

Edward MartynEdward Martyn
30th January, Irish
Playwright
Philippe Bunau-VarillaPhilippe Bunau-Varilla
26th July, French
Engineer

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

Anatole Le BrazAnatole Le Braz
2nd April, French
Poet

Diana AbgarDiana Abgar
17th October, Armenian
Writer

Jacques LoebJacques Loeb
7th April, German, American
Physiologist
George BarnesGeorge Barnes
2nd January, British, Scottish
Politician

S.D. GordonS.D. Gordon
12th August, American
 
Frank William TaussigFrank William Taussig
28th December, American
Economist

Léon DuguitLéon Duguit
4th February, French
Scholar
Theobald SmithTheobald Smith
31st July, American
Pathologist
Robert Hope-JonesRobert Hope-Jones
9th February, British
Musician