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

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
6th May, Indian
Political Leader

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

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

Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
15th February, British, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Madan Mohan MalaviyaMadan Mohan Malaviya
25th December, Indian
Politician & Educationist

Prafulla Chandra RayPrafulla Chandra Ray
2nd August, Indian
Chemist

Jose RizalJose Rizal
19th June, Filipino
 

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
Amy LevyAmy Levy
10th November, British
Poet, Novelist, Essayist

Charles Édouard GuillaumeCharles Édouard Guillaume
15th February, Swiss
Discoverer of Invar and Elinvar
Louis AnquetinLouis Anquetin
26th January, French
Painter

H. H. HolmesH. H. Holmes
16th May, American
Criminal, Serial killer

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
30th November, American
actor
Mehmed VIMehmed VI
14th January, Turkish
Sultan

Georges MélièsGeorges Méliès
8th December, French
Actor, Film director, Animator, Film editor,
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl HaigDouglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
19th June, British
Politician, Officer

Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10th October, Norwegian
Zoologist, Polar explorer, Diplomat, Explorer,

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

Edith RooseveltEdith Roosevelt
6th August, American
Former First Lady of the United States
Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
12th February, German, Russian
Psychoanalyst, author
William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
30th November, American
entrepreneur

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

Frederic RemingtonFrederic Remington
4th October, American
Sculptor, Writer, Painter

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11th September, German, Polish
Politician, Officer
Henry GanttHenry Gantt
20th May, American
Engineer

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Robert BoschRobert Bosch
23rd September, Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan

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

Frederick Jackson TurnerFrederick Jackson Turner
14th November, American
Historian, Writer
Chung Ling SooChung Ling Soo
2nd April, American
Stage magician

Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
2nd November, Russian
statesman, politician
Maximilian von SpeeMaximilian von Spee
22nd June, German
Navy officer

Victor HortaVictor Horta
6th January, Belgian
Architect

Italo SvevoItalo Svevo
19th December, Italian
Writer, Playwright, Translator, Businessperson,
John William GodwardJohn William Godward
9th August, British
Painter

William BatesonWilliam Bateson
8th August, British
Biologist
Bliss CarmanBliss Carman
15th April, Canadian
Poet

Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
8th December, French
Sculptor, Painter, Engraver

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

Pehr Evind SvinhufvudPehr Evind Svinhufvud
15th December, Finnish
Lawyer

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

Norman TriplettNorman Triplett
1st October, American
psychologist

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