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

Jose RizalJose Rizal
19th June, Filipino
 

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

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

James NaismithJames Naismith
6th November, Canadian, American
Invented Basketball
Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
6th May, Indian
Political Leader

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

Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
15th February, British, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10th October, Norwegian
Explorer

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

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

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
19th May, Australian
Opera Singer

Prafulla Chandra RayPrafulla Chandra Ray
2nd August, Indian
Chemist

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

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

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

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
30th November, American
actor

James A. NaismithJames Naismith
6th November, Canadian, American
Inventor
Georges MélièsGeorges Méliès
8th December, French
Illusionist

Ferdinand I of BulgariaFerdinand I of Bulgaria
26th February, German
Monarch
Princess Helena of Waldeck and PyrmontPrincess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont
17th February, German
Aristocrat

Prince Carl, Duke of VästergötlandPrince Carl, Duke of Västergötland
27th February, Swedish
Prince

Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
12th February, German, Russian
Psychoanalyst
Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
20th August, Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas

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William Wrigley, Jr.William Wrigley, Jr.
30th September, American
Industrialist
Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
2nd November, German, Russian
Politician

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11th September, German, Polish
General

Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount AllenbyEdmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby
23rd April, British
Soldier

Robert BoschRobert Bosch
23rd September, Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan
Solomon GuggenheimSolomon Guggenheim
2nd February, American
Businessman
Peter Cooper HewittPeter Cooper Hewitt
5th May, American
Electrical Engineer

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

Maximilian von SpeeMaximilian von Spee
22nd June, German
Navy officer

Chung Ling SooChung Ling Soo
2nd April, American
Stage magician
Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of RussiaGrand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia
16th October, Russian
Grand Duke

Henry GanttHenry Gantt
20th May, American
Engineer

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

Halford MackinderHalford Mackinder
15th February, British
Geographer

Malalai of MaiwandMalalai of Maiwand
30th November, Afghan
Activist
Victor HortaVictor Horta
6th January, Belgian
Architect

Karolina OlssonKarolina Olsson
29th October, Swedish
Swedish Woman
Frederick Jackson TurnerFrederick Jackson Turner
14th November, American
Historian, Writer

John William GodwardJohn William Godward
9th August, British
Painter

Zinaida YusupovaZinaida Yusupova
2nd September, Russian
Lady in waiting
Albert Bacon FallAlbert Bacon Fall
26th November, American
United States Senator

Italo SvevoItalo Svevo
19th December, Italian
Novelist
Constance GarnettConstance Garnett
19th December, Russian
English translator

Armando DiazArmando Diaz
5th December, Italian
General

Prince AlemayehuPrince Alemayehu
23rd April, Ethiopian
Prince

Luigi FactaLuigi Facta
16th November, Italian
Prime Minister of Italy

Nettie StevensNettie Stevens
7th July, American
Geneticist
James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th marquess of SalisburyJames Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th marquess of Salisbury
23rd October, British
British statesman

Pehr Evind SvinhufvudPehr Evind Svinhufvud
15th December, Finnish
Lawyer

Infanta Marie Anne of PortugalInfanta Marie Anne of Portugal
13th July, Portuguese
Noblewomen

Walter RauschenbuschWalter Rauschenbusch
4th October, American
Theologian
Pauline JohnsonPauline Johnson
10th March, Canadian
 

William BatesonWilliam Bateson
8th August, British
Biologist
Anton ArenskyAnton Arensky
12th July, Russian
composer, conductor, music educator, university

István TiszaIstván Tisza
22nd April, Hungarian
Politician

Stanislas de GuaitaStanislas de Guaita
6th April, French
Poet
Pierre DuhemPierre Duhem
9th June, French
Historian

Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
8th December, French
Sculptor
Dorothy DixDorothy Dix
18th November, American
Journalist

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

J.B. BuryJ.B. Bury
16th October, Irish
Historian
Norman TriplettNorman Triplett
1st October, American
psychologist

Antoine BourdelleAntoine Bourdelle
30th October, French
Sculptor
Reginald WingateReginald Wingate
25th June, Scottish
General

Konstantin KorovinKonstantin Korovin
5th December, Russian
Painter

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

Richard Dudley SearsRichard Dudley Sears
26th October, American
Tennis player
James Mark BaldwinJames Mark Baldwin
12th January, French, American
Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher
Ernestine Schumann-HeinkErnestine Schumann-Heink
15th June, Austrian, German, American
Contralto

Alexey KaledinAlexey Kaledin
24th October, Russian
Military officer

Michael SadlerMichael Sadler
3rd July, British
Historian

James MooneyJames Mooney
10th February, American
Ethnographer
Maurice BlondelMaurice Blondel
2nd November, French
Philosopher

Vazha-PshavelaVazha-Pshavela
26th July, Georgian
Poet

Frank Orren LowdenFrank Orren Lowden
26th January, American
Governor

Bliss CarmanBliss Carman
15th April, Canadian
Poet

Uchimura KanzōUchimura Kanzō
26th March, Japanese
Writer
Cyrus Edwin DallinCyrus Edwin Dallin
22nd November, American
American sculptor

George TyrrellGeorge Tyrrell
6th February, Irish
Theologian
Félix FénéonFélix Fénéon
22nd June, French
Art critic

Almroth WrightAlmroth Wright
10th August, British
Bacteriologist
Juhani AhoJuhani Aho
11th September, Finnish
Author
Maximilian HardenMaximilian Harden
20th October, German
German journalist