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

George Washington Vanderbilt IIGeorge Washington Vanderbilt II
14th November, American
Art Collector
David HilbertDavid Hilbert
23rd January, German
Mathematician

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
24th January, American
Writer

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

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

Nicholas Murray ButlerNicholas Murray Butler
2nd April, American
Philosopher, Educator
Gongsa Ugyen WangchuckUgyen Wangchuck
30th November, Bhutanese
The First Druk Gyalpo (King of Bhutan)

Allvar GullstrandAllvar Gullstrand
5th June, Swedish
Ophthalmologist

A.C BensonA. C. Benson
24th April, British
English essayist
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
Homer PlessyHomer Plessy
17th March, American
cobbler

Louis BothaLouis Botha
27th September, South African
Politician

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

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

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

Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15th January, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

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

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
29th August, Belgian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,
Edward StratemeyerEdward Stratemeyer
4th October, American
Publisher

Gustav Ritter von KahrGustav Ritter von Kahr
29th November, German
Politician, Judge, Jurist, Lawyer
Julius RosenwaldJulius Rosenwald
12th August, American
Businessman

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

James Clark McReynoldsJames Clark McReynolds
3rd February, American
Attorney General
Andrew FisherAndrew Fisher
29th August, Australian
Politician, Diplomat, Trade unionist

Gurazada ApparaoGurazada Apparao
21st September, Indian
author, poet
Mary KingsleyMary Kingsley
13th October, British
Writer

Josephus DanielsJosephus Daniels
18th May, American
Newspaper Editor

Herbert BakerHerbert Baker
9th June, British
Architect, Screenwriter

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

Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
6th June, British
Poet

Georges FeydeauGeorges Feydeau
8th December, French
Playwright

Silvio GesellSilvio Gesell
17th March, German
Economist, Merchant, Politician, Entrepreneur,
Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
18th June, American
Writer

Siegbert TarraschSiegbert Tarrasch
5th March, German, Polish
Chess player
Charles SchwabCharles Schwab
18th February, American
 

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

Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
2nd August, Canadian
Poet, Writer, Civil servant
Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
22nd July, Scottish
 

Adolphe AppiaAdolphe Appia
1st September, Swiss
Swiss architect
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

Alexander George SutherlandAlexander George Sutherland
25th March, British
 
Sir Horatio Gilbert George ParkerSir Horatio Gilbert George Parker
23rd November, Canadian