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
(Poet and Author)

7th May

Indian

H.H. Holmes H. H. Holmes
(Serial Killer)

16th May

American

James NaismithJames Naismith
(Invented Basketball)

6th November

Canadian,American

Rudolf SteinerRudolf Steiner
(Philosopher, social reformer, architect and esotericist)

25th February

Croatian

Madan Mohan MalaviyaMadan Mohan Malaviya
(Politician & Educationist)

25th December

Indian

Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
(Mathematician, Philosopher)

15th February

British,American

Jose RizalJose Rizal

19th June

Filipino

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
(Opera Singer)

19th May

Australian

Prafulla Chandra RayPrafulla Chandra Ray
(Chemist)

2nd August

Indian

Helen TaftHelen Herron Taft
(First Lady of the United States)

2nd June

American

Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
(Social Campaigner)

2nd August

Australian

William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
(Physician and Surgeon)

29th June

American

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George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
(Former US Senator)

11th July

American

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
(English biochemist)

20th June

British

Amy LevyAmy Levy
(Poet, Novelist, Essayist)

10th November

British

Louis AnquetinLouis Anquetin
(Painter)

26th January

French

Charles Édouard GuillaumeCharles Édouard Guillaume
(Discoverer of Invar and Elinvar)

15th February

Swiss

H. H. HolmesH. H. Holmes
(Criminal, Serial killer)

16th May

American

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Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
(actor)

30th November

American

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
(Lawyer)

6th May

Georges MélièsGeorges Méliès
(Actor, Film director, Animator, Film editor, Screenwriter, Stage magician, Cineast, Film producer, Cinematographer)

8th December

French

Mehmed VIMehmed VI
(Sultan)

14th January

Turkish

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl HaigDouglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
(Politician, Officer)

19th June

British

Edith RooseveltEdith Roosevelt
(Former First Lady of the United States)

6th August

American

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Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
(Zoologist, Polar explorer, Diplomat, Explorer, Professor, Scientist, Politician, Educationist, Photographer)

10th October

Norwegian

Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
(Psychoanalyst, author)

12th February

German,Russian

Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
(Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas)

20th August

Libyan

William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
(entrepreneur)

30th November

American

Ferdinand I of BulgariaFerdinand I of Bulgaria
(Ruler)

26th February

German

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
(Politician, Officer)

11th September

German,Polish

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Frederic RemingtonFrederic Remington
(Sculptor, Writer, Painter)

4th October

American

Frederick Jackson TurnerFrederick Jackson Turner
(Historian, Writer)

14th November

American

Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount AllenbyEdmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby
(Politician, Diplomat, Officer, Philosopher)

23rd April

British

Robert BoschRobert Bosch
(Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan)

23rd September

Austrian,German

Frederick Russell BurnhamFrederick Russell Burnham
(Explorer, Writer)

11th May

American

Chung Ling SooChung Ling Soo
(Stage magician)

2nd April

American

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Henry GanttHenry Gantt
(Engineer)

20th May

American

Maximilian von SpeeMaximilian von Spee
(Navy officer)

22nd June

German

Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
(statesman, politician)

2nd November

Russian

Victor HortaVictor Horta
(Architect)

6th January

Belgian

John William GodwardJohn William Godward
(Painter)

9th August

British

Italo SvevoItalo Svevo
(Writer, Playwright, Translator, Businessperson, Novelist)

19th December

Italian

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William BatesonWilliam Bateson
(Biologist)

8th August

British

Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
(Sculptor, Painter, Engraver)

8th December

French

Anton ArenskyAnton Arensky
(composer, conductor, music educator, university teacher)

12th July

Russian

Antoine BourdelleAntoine Bourdelle
(Sculptor, Painter)

30th October

French

Pehr Evind SvinhufvudPehr Evind Svinhufvud
(Lawyer)

15th December

Finnish

James Mark BaldwinJames Mark Baldwin
(Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher)

12th January

French,American

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Norman TriplettNorman Triplett
(psychologist)

1st October

American

Bliss CarmanBliss Carman
(Poet)

15th April

Canadian

Isaac Burns MurphyIsaac Burns Murphy
(American jockey)

1st January

American

Pauline JohnsonPauline Johnson

10th March

Canadian

Halford John MackinderHalford John Mackinder
(Geographer, academic, politician)

15th February

British

James A. NaismithJames A. Naismith
(Coach, Inventor)

30th November

Canadian