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.

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
22nd August, French
Composer
Joseph MerrickJoseph Merrick
5th August, British
Elephant Man

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

Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
14th July, Austrian
Painter

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

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

J. Bruce IsmayJ. Bruce Ismay
12th December, British
Businessman

David HilbertDavid Hilbert
23rd January, German
Mathematician
Hawley Harvey CrippenHawley Harvey Crippen
11th September, American
Homeopath & Killer of His Wife

Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
26th October, Swedish
Painter
Charles M. SchwabCharles M. Schwab
18th February, American
American Steel Magnate & Businessman

Homer PlessyHomer Plessy
17th March, American
Activist

Billy SundayBilly Sunday
19th November, American
 

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
A.C BensonA. C. Benson
24th April, British
English essayist

Auguste LumièreAuguste Lumière
19th October, French
Inventor of cinematograph
Allvar GullstrandAllvar Gullstrand
5th June, Swedish
Ophthalmologist

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

Louis BothaLouis Botha
27th September, South African
Politician

Alexander George SutherlandGeorge Sutherland
25th March, British, American
Jurist
Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15th January, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

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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,

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
Emil von SauerEmil von Sauer
8th October, German
Composer

Amos Alonzo StaggAmos Alonzo Stagg
16th August, American
Athlete

Julius RosenwaldJulius Rosenwald
12th August, American
Businessman

Andrew FisherAndrew Fisher
29th August, Australian
Politician, Diplomat, Trade unionist
Gustav Ritter von KahrGustav Ritter von Kahr
29th November, German
Politician

Mary KingsleyMary Kingsley
13th October, British
Writer

Gerhart HauptmannGerhart Hauptmann
15th November, German, Polish
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Novelist,

Josephus DanielsJosephus Daniels
18th May, American
Newspaper Editor

Herbert BakerHerbert Baker
9th June, British
Architect, Screenwriter
Edward StratemeyerEdward Stratemeyer
4th October, American
Publisher

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

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

Okakura KakuzōOkakura Kakuzō
14th February, Japanese
Art critic
Henri PirenneHenri Pirenne
23rd December, Belgian
medievalist, historian, university teacher

Oscar UnderwoodOscar Underwood
6th May, American
Politician

Louis BarthouLouis Barthou
25th March, French
Politician

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

Maurice BarrèsMaurice Barrès
19th August, French
Novelist
Silvio GesellSilvio Gesell
17th March, German
Economist, Merchant, Politician, Entrepreneur,

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

Georges FeydeauGeorges Feydeau
8th December, French
Playwright

Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
2nd August, Canadian
Poet, Writer, Civil servant
Bernard MaybeckBernard Maybeck
7th February, American
Architect

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

Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
18th June, American
Writer

Florence BascomFlorence Bascom
14th July, American
Geologist
Friedrich MeineckeFriedrich Meinecke
30th October, German
Historian

Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
22nd July, Scottish
 
Hermann GunkelHermann Gunkel
23rd May, German
Biblical scholar

Edvard WestermarckEdvard Westermarck
20th November, Finnish
Philosopher

May IrwinMay Irwin
27th June, Canadian
Actress
Walter DamroschWalter Damrosch
30th January, German, Polish, American
Conductor

Adolphe AppiaAdolphe Appia
1st September, Swiss
Swiss architect
Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
14th March, Norwegian
Physicist

Theodor BoveriTheodor Boveri
12th October, German
Biologist

Johann Heinrich von BernstorffJohann Heinrich von Bernstorff
14th November, German
Politician

Walter TravisWalter Travis
10th January, Australian, American
Golfer
Eugen EhrlichEugen Ehrlich
14th September, Austrian, Ukrainian
Sociologist
Edward GermanEdward German
17th February, British
Musician

David George HogarthDavid George Hogarth
23rd May, British
Archaeologist

Alma Bridwell WhiteAlma Bridwell White
16th June, American
Religious Leader

Carrie Jacobs-BondCarrie Jacobs-Bond
11th August, American
Singer
Eden PhillpottsEden Phillpotts
4th November, British
Writer

Nonpareil DempseyNonpareil Dempsey
15th December, Irish, American
Boxer

Damrong RajanubhabDamrong Rajanubhab
21st June, Thai
Historian

Hjalmar HammarskjöldHjalmar Hammarskjöld
4th February, Swedish
Politician

Oswald KülpeOswald Külpe
3rd August, German
Psychologist
George Walbridge PerkinsGeorge Walbridge Perkins
31st January, American
Politician

Ella Reeve BloorElla Reeve Bloor
8th July, American
Political organizer and writer
MaironisMaironis
2nd November, Lithuanian
Poet

William Cooper ProcterWilliam Cooper Procter
25th August, American
Businessman
William Wallace CampbellWilliam Wallace Campbell
11th April, American
Astronomer
John Jay ChapmanJohn Jay Chapman
2nd March, American
Writer