Famous People Born In 1867

Discover the most famous people born in 1867. The list includes people like Marie Curie, Frank Lloyd Wright, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Stanley Baldwin, Madam C. J. Walker and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, novelists and sculptors born in 1867. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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Marie Curie
(The First Woman to Win a Nobel Prize)
Marie Curie
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: July 4, 1934
Amongst the most notable scientists of her time, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the sole person to win two Nobel Prize in two different category, and the first woman professor at the University of Paris—Marie Curie’s list of achievements is incredible. She did extensive research in the field of radioactivity and discovered polonium and radium.
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Madam C. J. Walker
(Entrepreneur)
Madam C. J. Walker
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Listed In: Business Women
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Delta, Louisiana, United States
Died: May 25, 1919
Madam C.J. Walker is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the first female self-made American millionaire. She manufactured and promoted a cosmetic-and-hair-care line catering to black women, through the Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company. She was also the richest African-American businesswoman when she died.
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Laura Ingalls Wilder
(American Author Known for Her Children's Book Series ‘Little House on the Prairie’)
Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pepin County, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 10, 1957
Laura Ingalls Wilder authored the iconic Little House children’s book series, including the novel Little House on the Prairie, based on her family’s life in Wisconsin, which was later adapted for many stage and screen versions. She is also known for her autobiography, Pioneer Girl, and many posthumously published books.
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Frank Lloyd Wright
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Birthdate: 8th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richland Center, Wisconsin, United States
Died: April 9, 1959

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect who designed over 1,000 structures in a career spanning 70 years. A pioneer of organic architecture, Wright influenced three generations of architects by playing a critical role in the 20th century's architectural movements. His structure Fallingwater is called America's best architectural work and Wright is considered the greatest architect America has ever produced.

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Molly Brown
(American Socialite, Philanthropist and Actress Who Survived the Sinking of the Titanic)
Molly Brown
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Listed In: Socialites
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hannibal, Missouri, United States
Died: October 26, 1932

Molly Brown was an American philanthropist and socialite. She is often referred to as the Unsinkable Molly Brown for surviving the 1912 sinking of Titanic and for unsuccessfully encouraging the crew members of Lifeboat No. 6 to look for survivors by returning to the debris field. Her life and work inspired the 1960 musical, The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

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Cy Young
(Baseball player)
Cy Young
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gilmore, Ohio, United States
Died: November 4, 1955
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Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
(6th President of Finland (1944 - 1946))
Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Askainen, Finland
Died: January 27, 1951

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim was a Finnish statesman and military leader who served as the leader of the White Guard during the Finnish Civil War of 1918. He also played a key role during World War II where he served as the Chief of Defense of Finland's defense forces. Thanks to his achievements, Mannerheim is regarded as Finland's greatest statesman.

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J. P. Morgan Jr.
(American Finance Executive, Banker and Philanthropist)
J. P. Morgan Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Irvington, New York, United States
Died: March 13, 1943

J. P. Morgan Jr. was an American finance executive, banker, and philanthropist. He became the head of the investment banking institution, J.P. Morgan & Co., after his father J. P. Morgan's demise in 1913. J. P. Morgan Jr. was also an important philanthropist, who donated his London residence to the U.S. government in 1920.

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Józef Piłsudski
(Prime Minister of Poland (1926 - 1928))
Józef Piłsudski
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zalavas, Lithuania
Died: May 12, 1935

Józef Piłsudski was a Polish statesman and one of the most influential personalities in Polish politics post World War I. From 1918 to 1922, he served as the Chief of State. From 1926 to 1935, he was regarded as the de facto leader of the Second Polish Republic and was largely viewed as the father of Interwar Poland.

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Stanley Baldwin
(Former British Prime Minister)
Stanley Baldwin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bewdley
Died: December 14, 1947

Stanley Baldwin was a British Conservative statesman. He served as prime minister of the United Kingdom on three occasions during the interwar period. Baldwin's second government, which was formed by him after winning the 1924 general election, saw tenures of office by important personalities like Winston Churchill, Neville Chamberlain, and Sir Austen Chamberlain.

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John Galsworthy
(Novelist)
John Galsworthy
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England
Died: January 31, 1933
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Arturo Toscanini
(Conductor)
Arturo Toscanini
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Parma, Italy
Died: January 16, 1957
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Luigi Pirandello
(Italian Playwright and Novelist & Winner of 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Luigi Pirandello
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Agrigento, Italy
Died: December 10, 1936

Luigi Pirandello was an Italian novelist, short story writer, poet, and dramatist. Best remembered for his plays, Pirandello was honored with the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature in 1934. An Italian nationalist, Pirandello supported Fascism; he asked the Fascist government to melt down his Nobel Prize medal for the Abyssinia Campaign.

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Henry Lawson
(Writer)
Henry Lawson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grenfell
Died: September 2, 1922

Henry Lawson was an Australian bush poet and writer. Often referred to as Australia's greatest short story writer, Lawson is one of the best-known Australian fiction writers and poets of the colonial period. Also a nationalist, Henry Lawson contributed immensely to a popular Australian magazine named The Bulletin. In 1949, he was featured in an Australian postage stamp.

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Rubén Darío
(Nicaraguan Poet Who Initiated the Spanish-Language Literary Movement Known as "Modernismo")
Rubén Darío
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ciudad Darío, Nicaragua
Died: February 6, 1916

The leader of the 19th-century Spanish-American Modernismo movement, Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío had been a prodigy who had started writing poems at age 14. Best remembered for his works such as Azul, he earned the tag of the Prince of Castilian Letters. He had also held various diplomatic posts.

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Käthe Kollwitz
(German Artist Known for Depicting Poverty, Hunger and War in Her Works 'The Weavers' and 'The Peasant War')
Käthe Kollwitz
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Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Königsberg, Russia
Died: April 22, 1945

Noted for series like Weavers’ Revolt and Peasants’ War, sculptor and graphic artist, Käthe Kollwitz, came in contact with the urban poor when she moved into Berlin's working class area. Touched by their plight, she soon started portraying them through her etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, and drawings, quickly becoming a powerful advocate for those suffering from social injustice, war, and inhumanity.

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Amy Beach
(Composer)
Amy Beach
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Henniker, New Hampshire, United States
Died: December 27, 1944
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Ali Kemal
(Minister of the Interior of the Ottoman Empire in 1919)
Ali Kemal
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Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fatih, Turkey
Died: November 6, 1922

Ali Kemal was a Turkish journalist, poet, newspaper editor, government official, and liberal-leaning politician. He is best remembered for his brief service as the Minister of the Interior of the Ottoman Empire in 1919. During the Turkish War of Independence, Ali Kemal was assassinated by paramilitary officers.

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Carl Laemmle
(Filmmaker)
Carl Laemmle
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Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Laupheim, Germany
Died: September 24, 1939
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Ed Delahanty
(Baseball player)
Ed Delahanty
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: July 2, 1903
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Amy Carmichael
(Writer)
Amy Carmichael
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Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Millisle, County Down, Ireland
Died: January 18, 1951
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Lillian Wald
(American Nurse and the Founder of American Nursing Community)
Lillian Wald
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: September 1, 1940

Lillian Wald was an American nurse, author, and humanitarian. She is credited with establishing the Henry Street Settlement, a not-for-profit social service agency in New York City. After founding the agency, Lillian Wald became an activist and fought for the rights of minorities and women. She also supported racial integration and campaigned for suffrage.  

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Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
(Theatrical Producer)
Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
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Birthdate: 21st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 22, 1932
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Prince Maximilian of Baden
(Last Chancellor of the German Empire and Minister-President of Prussia (1918))
Prince Maximilian of Baden
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baden-Baden, Germany
Died: November 6, 1929

Prince Maximilian of Baden was a German politician and general. Maximilian, who belonged to the German aristocracy, was the last chancellor of the German Empire. He also played an important role in the events leading up to the creation of the Weimar Republic.

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Enrique Granados
(Spanish Pianist and Composer Known for His Works: ‘Goyescas’, ‘Spanish Dances’, and ‘María del Carmen’)
Enrique Granados
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lleida, Spain
Died: March 24, 1916

Spanish pianist and composer Enrique Granados gained fame with his nationalistic music. He is remembered for his iconic work Goyescas, which premiered as an opera in New York. Granados lost his life when the ship he was traveling to England in drowned after being torpedoed by a German submarine.

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Kurt Eisner
(Statesman)
Kurt Eisner
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 21, 1919

Kurt Eisner was a German politician, theatre critic, journalist, and revolutionary. He is credited with organizing the Socialist Revolution, which played an important role in overthrowing Bavaria's Wittelsbach monarchy in 1918. His role in the Socialist Revolution made him a symbol of the Bavarian revolution.

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Henry L. Stimson
(Politician)
Henry L. Stimson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York, U.S.
Died: October 20, 1950
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Ignacy Mościcki
(Polish chemist)
Ignacy Mościcki
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mierzanowo
Died: October 2, 1946

Born in a small Polish village, Ignacy Mościcki grew up to become a chemist, an academic, and a researcher, before he stepped into politics. He later served Poland as its longest-serving president. Initially a supporter of Polish dictator Józef Piłsudski, he became more liberal after Piłsudski’s death.

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S.S. Kresge
(Businessman)
S.S. Kresge
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: October 18, 1966
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Jean Monet
(Chemist)
Jean Monet
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: February 10, 1914
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John Bradfield
(Designer of Sydney Harbour Bridge)
John Bradfield
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland
Died: September 23, 1943

John Bradfield was an Australian engineer remembered for envisioning the Sydney Harbour Bridge; he oversaw the design and the construction of the bridge, which is now considered a major landmark in Sydney. He was also associated with many other notable projects, such as the Cataract Dam, Brisbane's Story Bridge, and Burrinjuck Dam. He received many prestigious awards during his lifetime.

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Eugen Sandow
(German Bodybuilder and Showman)
Eugen Sandow
3
Listed In: Bodybuilders
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia
Died: October 14, 1925
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Elvira Madigan
(Circus performer, best known today for her romantic relationship with the Swedish nobleman and cavalry officer Sixten Sparre)
Elvira Madigan
1
Listed In: Entertainers
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flensburg, Germany
Died: July 19, 1889
 34 
Wilbur Wright
(One of the Wright Brothers Who Built the World's First Successful Motor-Operated Airplane)
Wilbur Wright
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Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Millville, Indiana
Died: May 30, 1912
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Phan Boi Chau
(Political Figure)
Phan Boi Chau
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nghe An, Vietnam
Died: October 29, 1940
 36 
Jeanne Lanvin
(French Fashion Designer)
Jeanne Lanvin
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 6, 1946

Jeanne Lanvin was a French fashion designer who is credited with founding the multinational high fashion house, Lanvin. She is also credited with founding the perfume and beauty company Lanvin Parfums. In the 1920s, she opened shops devoted to menswear, lingerie, and home décor. In 1938, she was presented with the Officier Legion of Honour.

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Emily Greene Balch
(Central Leader of the 'Women's International League for Peace and Freedom' and Winner of 1946 Nobel Peace Prize)
Emily Greene Balch
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Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston
Died: January 9, 1961

Emily Greene Balch was an American sociologist, economist, and pacifist. She is best remembered for her work to deal with social issues like child labor, poverty, and immigration. She also worked towards reducing juvenile delinquency and uplifting poor immigrants. In 1946, Emily Greene Balch was honored with the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize.

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Pierre Bonnard
(French Painter and Member of the Post-Impressionist Group of Avant-Garde Painters ‘Les Nabis’)
Pierre Bonnard
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Listed In: Illustrators
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
Died: January 23, 1947

French painter Pierre Bonnard was part of Les Nabis and later led the Intimists. Known for his love for bright colors, he painted a range of subjects, from domestic scenes to nudes, and could even paint from memory. Though a womanizer, Bonnard was married to his muse Marthe de Méligny.

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Charles Dana Gibson
(Illustrator)
Charles Dana Gibson
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Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 23, 1944
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Edith Hamilton
(Educator)
Edith Hamilton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dresden, Saxony
Died: May 31, 1963
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Arthur Rackham
(Former Illustrator best-known works include the illustrations for Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm)
Arthur Rackham
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Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vauxhall, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: September 6, 1939
 42 
Irving Fisher
(Economist, Statistician)
Irving Fisher
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Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saugerties
Died: April 29, 1947
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Władysław Reymont
(Polish Novelist)
Władysław Reymont
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kobiele Wielkie, Poland
Died: December 5, 1925

Though trained as a tailor, Władysław Stanisław Reymont never worked as one and joined a traveling theater instead. He later devoted himself to writing and gained fame with novels such as The Promised Land and Revolt. His 4-volume novel The Peasants won him the Nobel Prize and was also filmed.

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E.F. Benson
(British Writer and Archaeologist Best Known for His Collection of Novels 'Mapp and Lucia')
E.F. Benson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wellington College, Berkshire, England
Died: February 29, 1940

Chiefly known as a novelist, biographer, and memoirist, Edward Frederic Benson began his career with the British School of Archaeology in Athens, publishing his first successful novel, Dodo: A Detail of the Day, during this period. Its popularity encouraged him to continue publishing, the most significant works among them being Mapp and Lucia series, and the biography of Queen Victoria.

 45 
Walther Rathenau
(Foreign Minister of Germany)
Walther Rathenau
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Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 24, 1922
 46 
Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
(Bestselling Spanish Novelist Known for His Novel ‘Blood and Sand')
Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
Died: January 28, 1928

Best known for his war novels, such as The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez was a prominent member of the Spanish Generation of ’98 movement. Though he had been elected to the parliament, he later went into self-exile. Many of his novels were later adapted into films.

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Charles Henry Turner
(Zoologist)
Charles Henry Turner
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Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1923
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Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony
(Politician)
Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony
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Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: May 28, 1944
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Jean-Baptiste Charcot
(Scientist)
Jean-Baptiste Charcot
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: September 16, 1936
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Frances Densmore
(Anthropologist)
Frances Densmore
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Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Red Wing, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 5, 1957