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
Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
14th July, Austrian
Painter

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
22nd August, French
Composer

O. HenryO. Henry
11th September, American
Short Story Writer

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16th July, American
Journalist

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
24th January, American
Writer
George Washington Vanderbilt IIGeorge Washington Vanderbilt II
14th November, American
Art Collector

David HilbertDavid Hilbert
23rd January, German
Mathematician

Hawley Harvey CrippenHawley Harvey Crippen
11th September, American
Homeopath & Killer of His Wife
Charles M. SchwabCharles M. Schwab
18th February, American
American Steel Magnate & Businessman

Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
26th October, Swedish
Painter
Billy SundayBilly Sunday
19th November, American
 

Homer PlessyHomer Plessy
17th March, American
Activist

Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard
7th June, German
Physicist

Frederick DeliusFrederick Delius
29th January, British
Composer

Aristide BriandAristide Briand
28th March, French
Prime Minister
William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
2nd July, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

Gongsa Ugyen WangchuckUgyen Wangchuck
30th November, Bhutanese
The First Druk Gyalpo (King of Bhutan)

Nicholas Murray ButlerNicholas Murray Butler
2nd April, American
Philosopher, Educator

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

Auguste LumièreAuguste Lumière
19th October, French
Inventor of cinematograph
J. Bruce IsmayJ. Bruce Ismay
12th December, British
Businessman

Charles Evans HughesCharles Evans Hughes
11th April, American
Politician

Connie MackConnie Mack
22nd December, American
Baseball Player
Connie MackConnie Mack
22nd December, American
Famous Baseball Players

Pyotr StolypinPyotr Stolypin
14th April, German, Russian
politician
Amos Alonzo StaggAmos Alonzo Stagg
16th August, American
Athlete

Louis BothaLouis Botha
27th September, South African
Politician

Billy HughesBilly Hughes
25th September, Australian
Politician, Diplomat
Louis BarthouLouis Barthou
25th March, French
Politician

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Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
15th May, Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,
Allauddin KhanAllauddin Khan
30th November, Bangladeshi
musician, composer, music educator

Johanna van Gogh-BongerJohanna van Gogh-Bonger
4th October
Art collector

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
29th August, Belgian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,

Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15th January, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,
Julius RosenwaldJulius Rosenwald
12th August, American
Businessman
Edward StratemeyerEdward Stratemeyer
4th October, American
Publisher

Gustav Ritter von KahrGustav Ritter von Kahr
29th November, German
Politician, Judge, Jurist, Lawyer

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

Josephus DanielsJosephus Daniels
18th May, American
Newspaper Editor
Gerhart HauptmannGerhart Hauptmann
15th November, German, Polish
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Novelist,

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

Herbert BakerHerbert Baker
9th June, British
Architect, Screenwriter

Gurazada ApparaoGurazada Apparao
21st September, Indian
author, poet

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

Albert J. BeveridgeAlbert J. Beveridge
6th October, American
Politician
Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
6th June, British
Poet

Okakura KakuzōOkakura Kakuzō
14th February, Japanese
Art critic

Emilio SalgariEmilio Salgari
21st August, Italian
Italian writer
Oscar UnderwoodOscar Underwood
6th May, American
Politician

Maurice BarrèsMaurice Barrès
19th August, French
Novelist
Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
18th June, American
Writer

Silvio GesellSilvio Gesell
17th March, German
Economist, Merchant, Politician, Entrepreneur,

Georges FeydeauGeorges Feydeau
8th December, French
Playwright

Bernard MaybeckBernard Maybeck
7th February, American
Architect

Henri PirenneHenri Pirenne
23rd December, Belgian
medievalist, historian, university teacher
Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
14th March, Norwegian
Physicist

Edvard WestermarckEdvard Westermarck
20th November, Finnish
Philosopher

Siegbert TarraschSiegbert Tarrasch
5th March, German, Polish
Chess player

Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
2nd August, Canadian
Poet, Writer, Civil servant
William Wallace CampbellWilliam Wallace Campbell
11th April, American
Astronomer

John R. CommonsJohn R. Commons
13th October, American
Economist
Alexander GuchkovAlexander Guchkov
14th October, Russian
Politician

David George HogarthDavid George Hogarth
23rd May, British
Archaeologist

Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
22nd July, Scottish
 
Florence BascomFlorence Bascom
14th July, American
Geologist

Friedrich MeineckeFriedrich Meinecke
30th October, German
Historian
Eugen EhrlichEugen Ehrlich
14th September, Austrian, Ukrainian
Sociologist

R. Austin FreemanR. Austin Freeman
11th April, British
Writer

Hermann GunkelHermann Gunkel
23rd May, German
Biblical scholar
Eden PhillpottsEden Phillpotts
4th November, British
Writer

Walter DamroschWalter Damrosch
30th January, German, Polish, American
Conductor
Adolphe AppiaAdolphe Appia
1st September, Swiss
Swiss architect

May IrwinMay Irwin
27th June, Canadian
Actress

Carrie Jacobs-BondCarrie Jacobs-Bond
11th August, American
Singer

Theodor BoveriTheodor Boveri
12th October, German
Biologist
MaironisMaironis
2nd November, Lithuanian
Poet
Edward GermanEdward German
17th February, British
Musician

Nonpareil DempseyNonpareil Dempsey
15th December, Irish, American
Boxer

Nikolai Nikolaevich YudenichNikolai Nikolaevich Yudenich
30th July, Russian, Russian
Military commander

Hawley CrippenHawley Crippen
30th November
 
Niko PirosmanashviliNiko Pirosmanashvili
5th May, Georgian
Painter

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

Théo Van RysselbergheThéo Van Rysselberghe
23rd November, Belgian
Painter

Alexander George SutherlandAlexander George Sutherland
25th March, British
 

Sir Horatio Gilbert George ParkerSir Horatio Gilbert George Parker
23rd November, Canadian