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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore.
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 7, 1941

 2 H. H. Holmes

H. H. Holmes.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gilmanton, New Hampshire, U.S.
Died: 1896 AD
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 3 Jose Rizal

Jose Rizal.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calamba, Laguna
Died: December 30, 1896

 4 Josephine Earp

Josephine Earp.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: actor
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: December 19, 1944
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 5 Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Steiner.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Donji Kraljevec, Croatia
Died: March 30, 1925

 6 Mehmed VI

Mehmed VI.
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dolmabahçe Palace, İstanbul, Turkey
Died: May 16, 1926
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 7 Motilal Nehru

Motilal Nehru.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Agra
Died: February 6, 1931
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 8 James Naismith

James Naismith.
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Famous As: Invented Basketball
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Almonte, Mississippi Mills, Canada
Died: November 28, 1939
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 9 Georges Méliès

Georges Méliès
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Illusionist
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 21, 1938

 10 Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig.
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: January 29, 1928
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 11 Madan Mohan Malaviya

Madan Mohan Malaviya.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician & Educationist
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Allahabad, India
Died: November 12, 1946

 12 Ferdinand I of Bulgaria

Ferdinand I of Bulgaria
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 10, 1948
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 13 William C. Durant

William C. Durant.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 18, 1947

 14 Omar Mukhtar

Omar Mukhtar
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Listed In: Social Activists
Famous As: Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tobruk
Died: September 16, 1931
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 15 Alfred North Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead.
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Famous As: Mathematician, Philosopher
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ramsgate, Kent, England
Died: December 30, 1947

 16 Prafulla Chandra Ray

Prafulla Chandra Ray.
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Listed In: Chemists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Khulna
Died: June 16, 1944
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 17 Nellie Melba

Nellie Melba.
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Listed In: Opera Singers
Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond
Died: February 23, 1931

 18 Lou Andreas-Salomé

Lou Andreas-Salomé
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Famous As: Psychoanalyst
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 5, 1937
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 19 Edith Roosevelt

Edith Roosevelt.
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Listed In: First Ladies
Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 30, 1948

 20 Fridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: May 13, 1930
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 21 Georgy Lvov

Georgy Lvov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: March 7, 1925

 22 Erich von Falkenhayn

Erich von Falkenhayn
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Białochowo, Poland
Died: April 8, 1922
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 23 William Wrigley, Jr.

William Wrigley, Jr.
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Listed In: CEOs
Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 26, 1932

 24 Robert Bosch

Robert Bosch
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Felkirchen
Died: March 12, 1942
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 25 Chung Ling Soo

Chung Ling Soo
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Listed In: Magicians
Famous As: Stage magician
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mexicano
Died: March 24, 1918

 26 Solomon Guggenheim

Solomon Guggenheim
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 3, 1949
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 27 Malalai of Maiwand

Malalai of Maiwand
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kandahar, Afghanistan
Died: July 27, 1880

 28 Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland

Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Arvfurstens palats, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 24, 1951
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 29 Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby

Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nottinghamshire, England
Died: May 14, 1936

 30 Henry Gantt

Henry Gantt
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calvert County
Died: November 23, 1919

 31 Frederic Remington

Frederic Remington
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Famous As: Sculptor, Writer, Painter
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York
Died: December 26, 1909

 32 Maximilian von Spee

Maximilian von Spee
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 8, 1914

 33 Helen Herron Taft

Helen Herron Taft.
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Listed In: First Ladies
Famous As: First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: May 22, 1943

 34 Albert Bacon Fall

Albert Bacon Fall
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Senator
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Died: November 30, 1944

 35 Edith Cowan

Edith Cowan.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Social Campaigner
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geraldton, Australia
Died: June 9, 1932

 36 Frederick Russell Burnham

Frederick Russell Burnham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer, Writer
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blue Earth County
Died: September 1, 1947

 37 Halford Mackinder

Halford Mackinder
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Famous As: Geographer
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gainsborough, England
Died: March 6, 1947

 38 Richard Dudley Sears

Richard Dudley Sears
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Listed In: Tennis Players
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 8, 1943

 39 Frederick Jackson Turner

Frederick Jackson Turner
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Listed In: Historians
Famous As: Historian, Writer
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portage
Died: March 14, 1932

 40 John William Godward

John William Godward
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wimbledon
Died: December 13, 1922

 41 Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia

Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia
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Famous As: Grand Duke
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 26, 1929

 42 Zinaida Yusupova

Zinaida Yusupova
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Listed In: Noblewomen
Famous As: Lady in waiting
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: November 24, 1939

 43 Karolina Olsson

Karolina Olsson
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Famous As: Swedish Woman
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oknö, Sweden
Died: April 5, 1950

 44 Constance Garnett

Constance Garnett
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Famous As: English translator
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: December 17, 1946

 45 Nettie Stevens

Nettie Stevens
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geneticist
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cavendish, Vermont, United States
Died: May 4, 1912

 46 Victor Horta

Victor Horta
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ghent
Died: September 8, 1947

 47 Peter Cooper Hewitt

Peter Cooper Hewitt
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 25, 1921

 48 Armando Diaz

Armando Diaz
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: February 28, 1928

 49 Italo Svevo

Italo Svevo
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
Died: September 13, 1928

 50 Luigi Facta

Luigi Facta
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Italy
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pinerolo, Italy
Died: November 5, 1930