Famous People Born In 1861

Discover the most famous people born in 1861. The list includes people like Rabindranath Tagore, Jose Rizal, James Naismith, Rudolf Steiner, Madan Mohan Malaviya and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include philosophers, political leaders, military leaders and novelists born in 1861. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & India and many more countries.

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
7th May, Indian
Poet and Author
H.H. Holmes H. H. Holmes
16th May, American
Serial Killer

James NaismithJames Naismith
6th November, Canadian, American
Invented Basketball

Rudolf SteinerRudolf Steiner
25th February, Croatian
Philosopher, social reformer, architect and

Jose RizalJose Rizal
19th June, Filipino

Prafulla Chandra RayPrafulla Chandra Ray
2nd August, Indian
Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
15th February, British, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Madan Mohan MalaviyaMadan Mohan Malaviya
25th December, Indian
Politician & Educationist

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
19th May, Australian
Opera Singer

Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
2nd August, Australian
Social Campaigner
Helen TaftHelen Herron Taft
2nd June, American
First Lady of the United States

William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
29th June, American
Physician and Surgeon
George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
11th July, American
Former US Senator

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
20th June, British
English biochemist

Charles Édouard GuillaumeCharles Édouard Guillaume
15th February, Swiss
Discoverer of Invar and Elinvar
Amy LevyAmy Levy
10th November, British
Poet, Novelist, Essayist

Louis AnquetinLouis Anquetin
26th January, French
H. H. HolmesH. H. Holmes
16th May, American
Criminal, Serial killer

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
6th May

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
30th November, American
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl HaigDouglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
19th June, British
Politician, Officer

Mehmed VIMehmed VI
14th January, Turkish
Georges MélièsGeorges Méliès
8th December, French
Actor, Film director, Animator, Film editor,

Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
20th August, Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas

Edith RooseveltEdith Roosevelt
6th August, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10th October, Norwegian
Zoologist, Polar explorer, Diplomat, Explorer,
Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
12th February, German, Russian
Psychoanalyst, author
William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
30th November, American

Ferdinand I of BulgariaFerdinand I of Bulgaria
26th February, German

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11th September, German, Polish
Politician, Officer

Frederic RemingtonFrederic Remington
4th October, American
Sculptor, Writer, Painter
Robert BoschRobert Bosch
23rd September, Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan

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Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount AllenbyEdmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby
23rd April, British
Politician, Diplomat, Officer, Philosopher

Frederick Russell BurnhamFrederick Russell Burnham
11th May, American
Explorer, Writer

Henry GanttHenry Gantt
20th May, American

Maximilian von SpeeMaximilian von Spee
22nd June, German
Navy officer
Chung Ling SooChung Ling Soo
2nd April, American
Stage magician

Victor HortaVictor Horta
6th January, Belgian
Frederick Jackson TurnerFrederick Jackson Turner
14th November, American
Historian, Writer

John William GodwardJohn William Godward
9th August, British

Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
2nd November, Russian
statesman, politician
Italo SvevoItalo Svevo
19th December, Italian
Writer, Playwright, Translator, Businessperson,

William BatesonWilliam Bateson
8th August, British
Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
8th December, French
Sculptor, Painter, Engraver

Bliss CarmanBliss Carman
15th April, Canadian

Anton ArenskyAnton Arensky
12th July, Russian
composer, conductor, music educator, university

Pehr Evind SvinhufvudPehr Evind Svinhufvud
15th December, Finnish

Antoine BourdelleAntoine Bourdelle
30th October, French
Sculptor, Painter
Isaac Burns MurphyIsaac Burns Murphy
1st January, American
American jockey

Norman TriplettNorman Triplett
1st October, American

James Mark BaldwinJames Mark Baldwin
12th January, French, American
Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher

Pauline JohnsonPauline Johnson
10th March, Canadian
Halford John MackinderHalford John Mackinder
15th February, British
Geographer, academic, politician

James A. NaismithJames A. Naismith
30th November, Canadian
Coach, Inventor