Famous People Born In 1862

Discover the most famous people born in 1862. The list includes people like Gustav Klimt, Claude Debussy, O. Henry, Ida B. Wells, David Hilbert and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, novelists and playwrights born in 1862. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

Joseph MerrickJoseph Merrick
5th August, British
Elephant Man
Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16th July, American
Journalist

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
22nd August, French
Composer

Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
14th July, Austrian
Painter

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
24th January, American
Writer

O. HenryO. Henry
11th September, American
Short Story Writer
J. Bruce IsmayJ. Bruce Ismay
12th December, British
Businessman

George Washington Vanderbilt IIGeorge Washington Vanderbilt II
14th November, American
Art Collector

David HilbertDavid Hilbert
23rd January, German
Mathematician
Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
26th October, Swedish
Painter

Hawley Harvey CrippenHawley Harvey Crippen
11th September, American
Homeopath & Killer of His Wife
Billy SundayBilly Sunday
19th November, American
 

Charles M. SchwabCharles M. Schwab
18th February, American
American Steel Magnate & Businessman

Homer PlessyHomer Plessy
17th March, American
Activist

Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard
7th June, German
Physicist

Frederick DeliusFrederick Delius
29th January, British
Composer
Gongsa Ugyen WangchuckUgyen Wangchuck
30th November, Bhutanese
The First Druk Gyalpo (King of Bhutan)

Aristide BriandAristide Briand
28th March, French
Prime Minister

William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
2nd July, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

Nicholas Murray ButlerNicholas Murray Butler
2nd April, American
Philosopher, Educator
Auguste LumièreAuguste Lumière
19th October, French
Engineer

A.C BensonA. C. Benson
24th April, British
English essayist
Allvar GullstrandAllvar Gullstrand
5th June, Swedish
Ophthalmologist

Charles Evans HughesCharles Evans Hughes
11th April, American
Politician

Connie MackConnie Mack
22nd December, American
Famous Baseball Players
Pyotr StolypinPyotr Stolypin
14th April, German, Russian
Politician

Prince Henry of PrussiaPrince Henry of Prussia
14th August, German
Prince
Johanna van Gogh-BongerJohanna van Gogh-Bonger
4th October
Art collector

Victor, Prince NapoléonVictor, Prince Napoléon
18th July, French
Politician

Victoria of BadenVictoria of Baden
7th August, German, Swedish
Queen
Louis BothaLouis Botha
27th September, South African
Politician

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Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15th January, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,
Billy HughesBilly Hughes
25th September, Australian
Prime Minister

Allauddin KhanAllauddin Khan
30th November, Bangladeshi
musician, composer, music educator

Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
15th May, Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
29th August, Belgian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,
Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of FallodonEdward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon
25th April, British
Foreign Secretary
Gustav Ritter von KahrGustav Ritter von Kahr
29th November, German
Politician

Julius RosenwaldJulius Rosenwald
12th August, American
Businessman

Louis BarthouLouis Barthou
25th March, French
Politician

Siegbert TarraschSiegbert Tarrasch
5th March, German, Polish
Chess player
Edward StratemeyerEdward Stratemeyer
4th October, American
Publisher

James Clark McReynoldsJames Clark McReynolds
3rd February, American
Attorney General

Andrew FisherAndrew Fisher
29th August, Australian
Politician, Diplomat, Trade unionist

Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
22nd July, Scottish
 

Josephus DanielsJosephus Daniels
18th May, American
Newspaper Editor
Gurazada ApparaoGurazada Apparao
21st September, Indian
author, poet

Amos Alonzo StaggAmos Alonzo Stagg
16th August, American
Athlete
Nikolai YudenichNikolai Yudenich
30th July, Russian
Military commander

Mary KingsleyMary Kingsley
13th October, British
Writer

Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of VimyJulian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy
11th September, British
Governor General
Emilio SalgariEmilio Salgari
21st August, Italian
Italian writer

Herbert BakerHerbert Baker
9th June, British
Architect, Screenwriter
Gerhart HauptmannGerhart Hauptmann
15th November, German, Polish
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Novelist,

Sir Aurel SteinSir Aurel Stein
26th November, Hungarian, British
Archaeologist

Helene SchjerfbeckHelene Schjerfbeck
10th July, Finnish
Painter

George SutherlandGeorge Sutherland
25th March, British, American
Jurist

Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
6th June, British
Poet
Niko PirosmanashviliNiko Pirosmanashvili
5th May, Georgian
Painter

Okakura KakuzōOkakura Kakuzō
14th February, Japanese
Art critic

Albert J. BeveridgeAlbert J. Beveridge
6th October, American
Politician

Savang VadhanaSavang Vadhana
10th September, Thai
Family Member
Maurice BarrèsMaurice Barrès
19th August, French
Novelist

Henri PirenneHenri Pirenne
23rd December, Belgian
medievalist, historian, university teacher
Silvio GesellSilvio Gesell
17th March, German
Economist, Merchant, Politician, Entrepreneur,

Georges FeydeauGeorges Feydeau
8th December, French
Playwright

Oscar UnderwoodOscar Underwood
6th May, American
Politician
Alexander GuchkovAlexander Guchkov
14th October, Russian
Politician

Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
2nd August, Canadian
Poet, Writer, Civil servant
MaironisMaironis
2nd November, Lithuanian
Poet

Bernard MaybeckBernard Maybeck
7th February, American
Architect

R. Austin FreemanR. Austin Freeman
11th April, British
Writer
Adolphe AppiaAdolphe Appia
1st September, Swiss
Swiss architect

Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
18th June, American
Writer
Florence BascomFlorence Bascom
14th July, American
Geologist

ApollonApollon
21st February, French
Strongman

John R. CommonsJohn R. Commons
13th October, American
Economist

Théo Van RysselbergheThéo Van Rysselberghe
23rd November, Belgian
Painter
May IrwinMay Irwin
27th June, Canadian
Actress
Friedrich MeineckeFriedrich Meinecke
30th October, German
Historian

Robert EmdenRobert Emden
4th March, Swiss
Astrophysicist

Edvard WestermarckEdvard Westermarck
20th November, Finnish
Philosopher

Theodor BoveriTheodor Boveri
12th October, German
Biologist
Hermann GunkelHermann Gunkel
23rd May, German
Biblical scholar

Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
14th March, Norwegian
Physicist

Walter DamroschWalter Damrosch
30th January, German, Polish, American
Conductor

Hjalmar HammarskjöldHjalmar Hammarskjöld
4th February, Swedish
Politician

Alma Bridwell WhiteAlma Bridwell White
16th June, American
Religious Leader
Eugen EhrlichEugen Ehrlich
14th September, Austrian, Ukrainian
Sociologist

Edward GermanEdward German
17th February, British
Musician
Nonpareil DempseyNonpareil Dempsey
15th December, Irish, American
Boxer

Eden PhillpottsEden Phillpotts
4th November, British
Writer
Damrong RajanubhabDamrong Rajanubhab
21st June, Thai
Historian
Johann Heinrich von BernstorffJohann Heinrich von Bernstorff
14th November, German
Politician