Famous People Born In 1868

Discover the most famous people born in 1868. The list includes people like W. E. B. Du Bois, Robert Falcon Scott, Scott Joplin, Fritz Haber, Maxim Gorky and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, playwrights and novelists born in 1868. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France 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 
W. E. B. Du Bois
(Civil Rights Activists)

W. E. B. Du Bois
21
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 27, 1963

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Nicholas II
(Emperor of Russia (1894-1917))

Nicholas II
25
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918

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Robert Falcon Scott
(Explorer, Naval officer)

Robert Falcon Scott
16
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England
Died: March 29, 1912
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Scott Joplin
(Composer & Pianist)

Scott Joplin
4
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Texas, United States
Died: April 1, 1917
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Gertrude Bell
(Writer, Diplomat)

Gertrude Bell
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, United Kingdom
Died: July 12, 1926

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Florence Foster Jenkins
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 26, 1944
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Constantine I
(King of Greece (1913-1917))

Constantine I
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: January 11, 1923
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Fritz Haber
(Chemist)

Fritz Haber
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: January 29, 1934
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Karl Landsteiner
(Physician)

Karl Landsteiner
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: June 26, 1943

 10 
Maxim Gorky
(Writer, Political Activist)

Maxim Gorky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: June 18, 1936
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James Connolly
(Socialist Leader)

James Connolly
1
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cowgate
Died: May 12, 1916

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John Nance Garner
(32nd Vice President of the United States)

John Nance Garner
1
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: November 7, 1967
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Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marlborough House, London, England
Died: December 3, 1935

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Henrietta Swan Leavitt
0
Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lancaster, Massachusetts
Died: December 12, 1921
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Robert Andrews Millikan
1
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Morrison
Died: December 19, 1953

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Townhead, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Died: December 10, 1928
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Emily Murphy
(First Female Magistrate in Canada)

Emily Murphy
8
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 17, 1933

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Marie Dressler
0
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cobourg, Canada
Died: July 28, 1934
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Fuad I of Egypt
(King of Egypt)

Fuad I of Egypt
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: April 28, 1936

 20 
Horace Elgin Dodge
(Industrialists)

Horace Elgin Dodge
1
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Niles, Michigan, United States
Died: December 10, 1920
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Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: October 9, 1937

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Constance Markievicz
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 15, 1927
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Arnold Sommerfeld
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: April 26, 1951

 24 
Edward S. Curtis
(Former photographer and ethnologist whose work focused on the American West and on Native American people)

Edward S. Curtis
0
Listed In: Anthropologists
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 19, 1952
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Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist, Ornithologist, Entomologist, Lepidopterist)

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: August 27, 1937

 26 
Mary Parker Follett
(Social Woker)

Mary Parker Follett
1
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 18, 1933
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Charles Maurras
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martigues, France
Died: November 16, 1952

 28 
Gaston Leroux
(Journalist)

Gaston Leroux
0
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1927
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 29 
Abdülmecid II
(Was the last Caliph of the Ottoman Dynasty, the only Caliph of the Republic of Turkey)

Abdülmecid II
0
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beşiktaş, Turkey
Died: August 23, 1944

 30 
Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
(Lady-in-waiting, Photographer)

Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
1
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Kingdom of Württemberg
Died: June 28, 1914

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Édouard Vuillard
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuiseaux, Saône-et-Loire, France
Died: June 21, 1940

 32 
Emanuel Lasker
(Chess player)

Emanuel Lasker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barlinek, Poland
Died: January 11, 1941

Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria
0
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buda, Hungary
Died: September 6, 1924

 34 

Gichin Funakoshi
0
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shuri, Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Died: April 26, 1957

 35 
Patty Hill
(Composer)

Patty Hill
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anchorage, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 25, 1946

 36 
Enriqueta Marti
(Serial Killer)

Enriqueta Marti
5
Listed In: Serial Killers
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Spain
Died: March 12, 1913

Princess Anastasia of Montenegro
0
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cetinje, Montenegro
Died: November 15, 1935

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Willard Bean
0
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Provo, Utah, United States
Died: September 25, 1949

 39 

Alexandra David-Néel
1
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: September 8, 1969

 40 
Mwanga
(King of Buganda)

Mwanga
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Nakawa
Died: May 8, 1903

 41 
Pierina Legnani
(Ballerina)

Pierina Legnani
0
Listed In: Ballet Dancers
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Italy
Died: November 15, 1930

 42 
George Arliss
(Writer, Playwright, Film director, Autobiographer, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor)

George Arliss
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: February 5, 1946

 43 
Elzy Lay
(Outlaw)

Elzy Lay
0
Listed In: Robbers
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Died: November 10, 1934

 44 
Gustav Meyrink
(Former Author most famous for his novel The Golem)

Gustav Meyrink
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 4, 1932

 45 

Eleanor H. Porter
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Littleton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 21, 1920

 46 

Joe Choynski
0
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 24, 1943

 47 
Paul Otlet
(Writer, Lawyer, Librarian, Scientist, Inventor, Bibliographer)

Paul Otlet
0
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brussels
Died: December 10, 1944

 48 
Edmond Rostand
(Former poet and dramatist associated with neo-romanticism, became best-known for his 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac)

Edmond Rostand
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: December 2, 1918

 49 
August Horch
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver)

August Horch
0
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Winningen
Died: February 3, 1951

 50 
Henri Bourassa
(Politician)

Henri Bourassa
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 31, 1952