Famous People Born In 1866

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
H. G. Wells
(Writer)

H. G. Wells
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England
Died: August 13, 1946

 2 
Sun Yat-Sen
(President of the Republic of China (1912))

Sun Yat-Sen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuiheng, Zhongshan, China
Died: March 12, 1925

 3 

Beatrix Potter
8
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kensington
Died: December 22, 1943
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Wassily Kandinsky
5
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 13, 1944
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Butch Cassidy
(Train and bank robber)

Butch Cassidy
10
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah, United States
Died: November 7, 1908

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Erik Satie
(Composer)

Erik Satie
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Honfleur, France
Died: July 1, 1925
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Anne Sullivan
(Educator)

Anne Sullivan
11
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Agawam, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 20, 1936
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 8 
George Gurdjieff
(Philosopher)

George Gurdjieff
1
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenia
Died: October 29, 1949
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Matthew Henson
(Explorer)

Matthew Henson
5
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nanjemoy, Maryland, United States
Died: March 9, 1955

 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

George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon
3
Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Died: April 5, 1923
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 13 
Thomas Hunt Morgan
(Geneticist)

Thomas Hunt Morgan
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lexington
Died: December 4, 1945

 14 
Giovanni Agnelli
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Businessperson, Racecar driver)

Giovanni Agnelli
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Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villar Perosa
Died: December 16, 1945
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 15 
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

Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: February 26, 1933
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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

Reginald Aubrey Fessenden
1
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: East Bolton, Canada
Died: July 22, 1932
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 19 
La Goulue
(Dancer)

La Goulue
0
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Died: January 29, 1929

 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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 21 
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

 22 
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
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Draga Masin
(Consort)

Draga Masin
1
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
Died: June 11, 1903

Princess Viktoria of Prussia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Palace, Potsdam, Germany
Died: November 13, 1929
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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

 26 
John Ringling
(Business Leader)

John Ringling
0
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: McGregor, Iowa, United States
Died: December 2, 1936
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 27 
Karl Maria Wiligut
(Writer, Occultist)

Karl Maria Wiligut
1
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: January 3, 1946

 28 
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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Vasily Kalinnikov
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Russia
Died: January 11, 1901

 30 
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

 31 
Ilya Tolstoy
(Writer)

Ilya Tolstoy
0
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yasnaya Polyana, Yasnaya Polyana, Russia
Died: December 11, 1933

 32 

Elizabeth von Arnim
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kirribilli Point, Australia
Died: February 9, 1941

 33 
Kuroda Seiki
(Painter)

Kuroda Seiki
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kagoshima
Died: July 15, 1924

 34 
Serge Voronoff
(Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist)

Serge Voronoff
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Voronezh
Died: September 3, 1951

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Motiram Bhatta
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal
Died: 1896 AD

Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera
1
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: December 24, 1930

 37 
Charles Nicolle
(Bacteriologist)

Charles Nicolle
0
Listed In: Bacteriologists
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: February 28, 1936

 38 
Karl Fazer
(Businessperson)

Karl Fazer
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: October 9, 1932

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Gilbert Murray
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: May 20, 1957

 40 
Ambroise Vollard
(Art Dealer)

Ambroise Vollard
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, Réunion
Died: July 22, 1939

 41 
Henry Bacon
(Architect)

Henry Bacon
0
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Watseka, Illinois, United States
Died: February 16, 1924

 42 
Arnold Ehret
(Educator)

Arnold Ehret
0
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Died: October 10, 1922

 43 
Francesco Cilea
(Composer)

Francesco Cilea
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palmi, Italy
Died: November 20, 1950

 44 
Sir Hugh Charles Clifford
(Colonial administrator)

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 18, 1941

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Johann Strauss III
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 9, 1939

Kenesaw Mountain Landis
3
Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Millville, Ohio, United States
Died: November 25, 1944

 47 
Adrien de Gerlache
(Naval Officer)

Adrien de Gerlache
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hasselt, Belgium
Died: December 4, 1934

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James J. Corbett
1
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: February 18, 1933

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Jacinto Benavente
2
Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: July 14, 1954

 50 
Aby Warburg
(Art historian)

Aby Warburg
1
Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: October 26, 1929