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
Jose RizalJose Rizal
19th June, Filipino
 

H.H. Holmes H. H. Holmes
16th May, American
Serial Killer

Mehmed VIMehmed VI
14th January, Turkish
Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

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

Rudolf SteinerRudolf Steiner
25th February, Croatian
Philosopher, social reformer, architect and
Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
6th May, Indian
Political Leader

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl HaigDouglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
19th June, British
Military Leader

William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
9th December, American
Entrepreneur
Madan Mohan MalaviyaMadan Mohan Malaviya
25th December, Indian
Politician & Educationist

Edith RooseveltEdith Roosevelt
6th August, American
Former First Lady of the United States
Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
15th February, British, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10th October, Norwegian
Explorer

Helen TaftHelen Herron Taft
2nd June, American
First Lady of the United States

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
19th May, Australian
Opera Singer

Prafulla Chandra RayPrafulla Chandra Ray
2nd August, Indian
Chemist
Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
2nd August, Australian
Social Campaigner

George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
11th July, American
Former US Senator

William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
29th June, American
Physician and Surgeon

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
20th June, British
English biochemist
Amy LevyAmy Levy
10th November, British
Poet, Novelist, Essayist

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

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

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
30th November, American
actor
James A. NaismithJames A. Naismith
30th November, Canadian
Coach, Inventor

Georges MélièsGeorges Méliès
8th December, French
Actor, Film director, Animator, Film editor,
Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
20th August, Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas

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

Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
12th February, German, Russian
Psychoanalyst
Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
2nd November, German, Russian
Politician

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Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11th September, German, Polish
Politician, Officer
Solomon GuggenheimSolomon Guggenheim
2nd February, American
Businessman

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

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

Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount AllenbyEdmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby
23rd April, British
Soldier
Maximilian von SpeeMaximilian von Spee
22nd June, German
Navy officer
William Wrigley, Jr.William Wrigley, Jr.
30th September, American
Industrialist

Henry GanttHenry Gantt
20th May, American
Engineer

Chung Ling SooChung Ling Soo
2nd April, American
Stage magician

Frederick Jackson TurnerFrederick Jackson Turner
14th November, American
Historian, Writer
Albert Bacon FallAlbert Bacon Fall
26th November, American
United States Senator

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

Halford MackinderHalford Mackinder
15th February, British
Geographer

Victor HortaVictor Horta
6th January, Belgian
Architect

John William GodwardJohn William Godward
9th August, British
Painter
Walter RauschenbuschWalter Rauschenbusch
4th October, American
Theologian

James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th marquess of SalisburyJames Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th marquess of Salisbury
23rd October, British
British statesman
Luigi FactaLuigi Facta
16th November, Italian
Prime Minister of Italy

Pehr Evind SvinhufvudPehr Evind Svinhufvud
15th December, Finnish
Lawyer

Armando DiazArmando Diaz
5th December, Italian
General
Italo SvevoItalo Svevo
19th December, Italian
Writer, Playwright, Translator, Businessperson,

William BatesonWilliam Bateson
8th August, British
Biologist
Pauline JohnsonPauline Johnson
10th March, Canadian
 

Nettie StevensNettie Stevens
7th July, American
Geneticist

Dorothy DixDorothy Dix
18th November, American
Journalist

István TiszaIstván Tisza
22nd April, Hungarian
Politician

Anton ArenskyAnton Arensky
12th July, Russian
composer, conductor, music educator, university
Pierre DuhemPierre Duhem
9th June, French
Historian

J.B. BuryJ.B. Bury
16th October, Irish
Historian

Ernestine Schumann-HeinkErnestine Schumann-Heink
15th June, Austrian, German, American
Contralto

Norman TriplettNorman Triplett
1st October, American
psychologist
Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
8th December, French
Sculptor, Painter, Engraver

Peter Cooper HewittPeter Cooper Hewitt
5th May, American
Electrical Engineer
Michael SadlerMichael Sadler
3rd July, British
Historian

Antoine BourdelleAntoine Bourdelle
30th October, French
Sculptor, Painter

Richard Dudley SearsRichard Dudley Sears
26th October, American
Tennis player
James Mark BaldwinJames Mark Baldwin
12th January, French, American
Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher

James MooneyJames Mooney
10th February, American
Ethnographer
Reginald WingateReginald Wingate
25th June, Scottish
General

Frank Orren LowdenFrank Orren Lowden
26th January, American
Governor

Bliss CarmanBliss Carman
15th April, Canadian
Poet
Maurice BlondelMaurice Blondel
2nd November, French
Philosopher

Vida Dutton ScudderVida Dutton Scudder
15th December, American
Writer
Alexey KaledinAlexey Kaledin
24th October, Russian
Military officer

Ralph ModjeskiRalph Modjeski
27th January, Polish, American
Civil Engineer

Cyrus Edwin DallinCyrus Edwin Dallin
22nd November, American
American sculptor

Uchimura KanzōUchimura Kanzō
26th March, Japanese
Writer
Almroth WrightAlmroth Wright
10th August, British
Bacteriologist
George TyrrellGeorge Tyrrell
6th February, Irish
Theologian

Isaac Burns MurphyIsaac Burns Murphy
1st January, American
American jockey

Maximilian HardenMaximilian Harden
20th October, German
German journalist

Juhani AhoJuhani Aho
11th September, Finnish
Author
Herbert PutnamHerbert Putnam
20th September, American
Librarian

Carl GrünbergCarl Grünberg
10th February, Austrian, German, Romanian
Philosopher

Albert ChevalierAlbert Chevalier
21st March, British
Comedian

Hannes HafsteinHannes Hafstein
4th December, Icelander
Politician

Hans GoldschmidtHans Goldschmidt
18th January, German
Chemist
Henry Seely WhiteHenry Seely White
20th May, American
Mathematician

Édouard DujardinÉdouard Dujardin
10th November, French
Writer
Mikhail MatyushinMikhail Matyushin
30th November, Russian
Painter

Marcellin BouleMarcellin Boule
1st January, French
Palaeontologist
James B. HerrickJames B. Herrick
11th August, American
Physician
Francis BourneFrancis Bourne
23rd March, British
Archbishop