Famous People Born In 1866

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Discover the most famous people born in 1866. The list includes people like Wassily Kandinsky, Erik Satie, Beatrix Potter, Anne Sullivan, George Gurdjieff and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, political leaders, novelists and philosophers born in 1866. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
H. G. Wells
(Writer)
H. G. Wells
19
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England
Died: August 13, 1946
 2 
Beatrix Potter
9
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kensington
Died: December 22, 1943
 3 
Sun Yat-Sen
(Provisional President of the Republic of China (January - March 1912))
Sun Yat-Sen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuiheng, Zhongshan, China
Died: March 12, 1925
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Wassily Kandinsky
(Russian Painter, Art Theorist and a Pioneer in Abstract Art)
Wassily Kandinsky
5
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 13, 1944
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Butch Cassidy
(Train, Bank Robber and the Leader of a Gang of Criminal Outlaws ‘Wild Bunch’)
Butch Cassidy
10
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah, United States
Died: November 7, 1908
 6 
Erik Satie
(French Composer and Pianist Known for His Work ‘Gymnopédies’)
Erik Satie
9
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Honfleur, France
Died: July 1, 1925
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Anne Sullivan
(Educator)
Anne Sullivan
14
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Agawam, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 20, 1936
 8 
Matthew Henson
(Explorer)
Matthew Henson
6
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nanjemoy, Maryland, United States
Died: March 9, 1955
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George Gurdjieff
(Russian Philosopher and Spiritual Teacher Known for His Work ‘All and Everything’)
George Gurdjieff
2
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenia
Died: October 29, 1949
 10 
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(Pioneer of Indian Independence Movement)
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
3
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kothluk, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Died: February 19, 1915
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Ramsay MacDonald
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
Ramsay MacDonald
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lossiemouth
Died: November 9, 1937
 12 
Thomas Hunt Morgan
(Geneticist)
Thomas Hunt Morgan
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lexington
Died: December 4, 1945
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George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon
3
Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Died: April 5, 1923
 14 
Giovanni Agnelli
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Businessperson, Racecar driver)
Giovanni Agnelli
0
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villar Perosa
Died: December 16, 1945
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Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: February 26, 1933
 16 
Maud Gonne
(English-born Irish Republican Revolutionary, Suffragette & Actress)
Maud Gonne
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tongham, England
Died: April 27, 1953
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La Goulue
(Dancer)
La Goulue
0
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Died: January 29, 1929
 18 
Billy Hamilton
(Baseball player)
Billy Hamilton
0
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 15, 1940
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Reginald Aubrey Fessenden
1
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: East Bolton, Canada
Died: July 22, 1932
 20 
Léon Bakst
(Painter)
Léon Bakst
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: December 28, 1924
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Alfred Werner
(Chemist)
Alfred Werner
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Died: November 15, 1919
 22 
Abraham Flexner
(Educator)
Abraham Flexner
1
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 21, 1959
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Kuroda Seiki
(Painter)
Kuroda Seiki
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kagoshima
Died: July 15, 1924
 24 
Draga Masin
(Consort)
Draga Masin
1
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
Died: June 11, 1903
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Princess Viktoria of Prussia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Palace, Potsdam, Germany
Died: November 13, 1929
 26 
Benedetto Croce
(Philosopher, Politician, Art historian, Writer, Literary critic)
Benedetto Croce
1
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pescasseroli
Died: November 20, 1952
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Vasily Kalinnikov
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Russia
Died: January 11, 1901
 28 
Ambroise Vollard
(Art Dealer)
Ambroise Vollard
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, Réunion
Died: July 22, 1939
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Hans von Seeckt
(Politician, Officer)
Hans von Seeckt
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schleswig
Died: December 27, 1936
 30 
Mary Anderson
(inventor)
Mary Anderson
1
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greene County
Died: June 27, 1953
 31 
Kenesaw Mountain Landis
(American Jurist and 1st Commissioner of Baseball (1920 - 1944))
Kenesaw Mountain Landis
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Millville, Ohio, United States
Died: November 25, 1944
 32 
James J. Corbett
1
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: February 18, 1933
 33 
Lev Shestov
(Former existentialist and religious philosopher best known for his critiques of both philosophic rationalism and scientism)
Lev Shestov
1
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: November 19, 1938
 34 
John Ringling
(Business Leader)
John Ringling
0
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: McGregor, Iowa, United States
Died: December 2, 1936
 35 
Herbert Henry Dow
(American Chemical Industrialist and Founder of the Multinational Conglomerate 'Dow Chemical')
Herbert Henry Dow
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belleville, Canada
Died: October 15, 1930
 36 
Henry Goddard
(psychologist, educationist)
Henry Goddard
0
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United States of America
Died: June 18, 1957
 37 
Karl Maria Wiligut
(Writer, Occultist)
Karl Maria Wiligut
1
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: January 3, 1946
 38 
Ferruccio Busoni
(Italian Composer, Pianist and Conductor Known for His Works ‘Arlecchino’ and ‘Doktor Faust’)
Ferruccio Busoni
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Empoli, Italy
Died: July 27, 1924
 39 
Ilya Tolstoy
(Writer)
Ilya Tolstoy
0
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yasnaya Polyana, Yasnaya Polyana, Russia
Died: December 11, 1933
 40 
Charles Nicolle
(Bacteriologist)
Charles Nicolle
0
Listed In: Bacteriologists
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: February 28, 1936
 41 
Gilbert Murray
(British Author Best Known for His Verse Translations of Greek Drama)
Gilbert Murray
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: May 20, 1957
 42 
Elizabeth von Arnim
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kirribilli Point, Australia
Died: February 9, 1941
 43 
Emilio De Bono
(Politician, Officer)
Emilio De Bono
0
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cassano d'Adda
Died: January 11, 1944
 44 
Henry Bacon
(Architect)
Henry Bacon
0
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Watseka, Illinois, United States
Died: February 16, 1924
 45 
Motiram Bhatta
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal
Died: 1896 AD
 46 
Serge Voronoff
(Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist)
Serge Voronoff
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Voronezh
Died: September 3, 1951
Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera
1
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: December 24, 1930
 48 
Francesco Cilea
(Composer)
Francesco Cilea
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palmi, Italy
Died: November 20, 1950
 49 
Adolf Meyer
(Psychiatrist)
Adolf Meyer
0
Listed In: Psychiatrists
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Niederweningen, Switzerland
Died: March 17, 1950
 50 
Karl Fazer
(Finnish Confectioner and Businessman, Who Was Also a Sharp Shooter and an Olympian)
Karl Fazer
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: October 9, 1932