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
Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
22nd August, French
Composer

Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
14th July, Austrian
Painter

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

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

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
24th January, American
Writer
J. Bruce IsmayJ. Bruce Ismay
12th December, British
Businessman

David HilbertDavid Hilbert
23rd January, German
Mathematician

George Washington Vanderbilt IIGeorge Washington Vanderbilt II
14th November, American
Art Collector
Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
26th October, Swedish
Painter

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

Billy SundayBilly Sunday
19th November, American
 

Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard
7th June, German
Physicist

Homer PlessyHomer Plessy
17th March, American
Activist

Frederick DeliusFrederick Delius
29th January, British
Composer
Aristide BriandAristide Briand
28th March, French
Prime Minister

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

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

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

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

Josephus DanielsJosephus Daniels
18th May, American
Newspaper Editor
Pyotr StolypinPyotr Stolypin
14th April, German, Russian
Politician

Louis BothaLouis Botha
27th September, South African
Politician

Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15th January, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,
Allauddin KhanAllauddin Khan
30th November, Bangladeshi
musician, composer, music educator

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Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
15th May, Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,
Billy HughesBilly Hughes
25th September, Australian
Prime Minister

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

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

Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of FallodonEdward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon
25th April, British
Foreign Secretary
Andrew FisherAndrew Fisher
29th August, Australian
Politician, Diplomat, Trade unionist
Julius RosenwaldJulius Rosenwald
12th August, American
Businessman

Gustav Ritter von KahrGustav Ritter von Kahr
29th November, German
Politician

Edward StratemeyerEdward Stratemeyer
4th October, American
Publisher

Amos Alonzo StaggAmos Alonzo Stagg
16th August, American
Athlete
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

Mary KingsleyMary Kingsley
13th October, British
Writer

Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
18th June, American
Writer
Okakura KakuzōOkakura Kakuzō
14th February, Japanese
Art critic

Emilio SalgariEmilio Salgari
21st August, Italian
Italian writer
Nikolai YudenichNikolai Yudenich
30th July, Russian
Military commander

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

Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of VimyJulian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy
11th September, British
Governor General
Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
6th June, British
Poet

Silvio GesellSilvio Gesell
17th March, German
Economist, Merchant, Politician, Entrepreneur,
Gurazada ApparaoGurazada Apparao
21st September, Indian
author, poet

Alexander George SutherlandGeorge Sutherland
25th March, British, American
Jurist

Maurice BarrèsMaurice Barrès
19th August, French
Novelist

Oscar UnderwoodOscar Underwood
6th May, American
Politician

Louis BarthouLouis Barthou
25th March, French
Politician
John R. CommonsJohn R. Commons
13th October, American
Economist

Henri PirenneHenri Pirenne
23rd December, Belgian
medievalist, historian, university teacher

Georges FeydeauGeorges Feydeau
8th December, French
Playwright

Albert J. BeveridgeAlbert J. Beveridge
6th October, American
Politician
Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
2nd August, Canadian
Poet, Writer, Civil servant

Bernard MaybeckBernard Maybeck
7th February, American
Architect
Eden PhillpottsEden Phillpotts
4th November, British
Writer

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

R. Austin FreemanR. Austin Freeman
11th April, British
Writer
Alexander GuchkovAlexander Guchkov
14th October, Russian
Politician

David George HogarthDavid George Hogarth
23rd May, British
Archaeologist
Walter DamroschWalter Damrosch
30th January, German, Polish, American
Conductor

Friedrich MeineckeFriedrich Meinecke
30th October, German
Historian

Adolphe AppiaAdolphe Appia
1st September, Swiss
Swiss architect
Edvard WestermarckEdvard Westermarck
20th November, Finnish
Philosopher

May IrwinMay Irwin
27th June, Canadian
Actress
Hermann GunkelHermann Gunkel
23rd May, German
Biblical scholar

MaironisMaironis
2nd November, Lithuanian
Poet

Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
14th March, Norwegian
Physicist

Florence BascomFlorence Bascom
14th July, American
Geologist
Eugen EhrlichEugen Ehrlich
14th September, Austrian, Ukrainian
Sociologist
Johann Heinrich von BernstorffJohann Heinrich von Bernstorff
14th November, German, British
Politician

Edward GermanEdward German
17th February, British
Musician

Theodor BoveriTheodor Boveri
12th October, German
Biologist

Nonpareil DempseyNonpareil Dempsey
15th December, Irish, American
Boxer
Alma Bridwell WhiteAlma Bridwell White
16th June, American
Religious Leader

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

Emil von SauerEmil von Sauer
8th October, German
Composer

William Wallace CampbellWilliam Wallace Campbell
11th April, American
Astronomer

William Cooper ProcterWilliam Cooper Procter
25th August, American
Businessman
Damrong RajanubhabDamrong Rajanubhab
21st June, Thai
Historian

Walter TravisWalter Travis
10th January, Australian, American
Golfer
Ella Reeve BloorElla Reeve Bloor
8th July, American
Political organizer and writer

Hjalmar HammarskjöldHjalmar Hammarskjöld
4th February, Swedish
Politician
Oswald KülpeOswald Külpe
3rd August, German
Psychologist
John Jay ChapmanJohn Jay Chapman
2nd March, American
Writer