Famous People Born In 1868

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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.
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W. E. B. Du Bois
(Civil Rights Activists)
W. E. B. Du Bois
27
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 27, 1963
 2 
Nicholas II
(Emperor of Russia (1894 - 1917))
Nicholas II
35
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918
 3 
Robert Falcon Scott
(British Royal Naval Officer and Explorer)
Robert Falcon Scott
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England
Died: March 29, 1912
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Scott Joplin
(American Composer and Pianist Known as the ‘King of Ragtime’)
Scott Joplin
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Texarkana, Texas, United States
Died: April 1, 1917
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Gertrude Bell
(Writer, Diplomat)
Gertrude Bell
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, United Kingdom
Died: July 12, 1926
 6 
Fritz Haber
(Chemist)
Fritz Haber
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: January 29, 1934
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Karl Landsteiner
(Physician)
Karl Landsteiner
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: June 26, 1943
 8 
Constantine I
(Former King of Greece (1913 - 1917))
Constantine I
4
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: January 11, 1923
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Florence Foster Jenkins
(American Socialite and Amateur Soprano)
Florence Foster Jenkins
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 26, 1944
 10 
Maxim Gorky
(Russian Writer Best Known for His Works 'The Lower Depths', 'Mother', 'Chelkash' and 'Children of the Sun')
Maxim Gorky
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: June 18, 1936
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James Connolly
(Socialist Leader)
James Connolly
3
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
4
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: November 7, 1967
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Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marlborough House, London, England
Died: December 3, 1935
 14 
Henrietta Swan Leavitt
0
Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lancaster, Massachusetts
Died: December 12, 1921
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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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Constance Markievicz
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 15, 1927
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Marie Dressler
(Actress, Comedian and Early Silent Film and Depression-Era Film Star)
Marie Dressler
0
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cobourg, Canada
Died: July 28, 1934
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Emily Murphy
(First Female Magistrate in Canada)
Emily Murphy
12
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 17, 1933
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Robert Andrews Millikan
1
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Morrison
Died: December 19, 1953
 20 
Fuad I of Egypt
(Sultan of Egypt)
Fuad I of Egypt
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: April 28, 1936
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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
 22 
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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Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: October 9, 1937
 24 
Arnold Sommerfeld
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: April 26, 1951
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Horace Elgin Dodge
(Industrialists)
Horace Elgin Dodge
1
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Niles, Michigan, United States
Died: December 10, 1920
 26 
Edward S. Curtis
(Former photographer and ethnologist whose work focused on the American West and on Native American people)
Edward S. Curtis
1
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
(British Politician and Zoologist Who Served as a Member of Parliament from Aylesbury)
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: August 27, 1937
 28 
Harvey Samuel Firestone
1
Birthdate: 20th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Columbiana
Died: February 7, 1938
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Charles Maurras
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martigues, France
Died: November 16, 1952
 30 
Gaston Leroux
(Journalist)
Gaston Leroux
0
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1927
 31 
Édouard Vuillard
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuiseaux, Saône-et-Loire, France
Died: June 21, 1940
 32 
Gichin Funakoshi
0
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shuri, Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Died: April 26, 1957
 33 
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
 34 
Alexandra David-Néel
(Belgian–French Explorer, Anarchist, Spiritualist, and Writer)
Alexandra David-Néel
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: September 8, 1969
 35 
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
 36 
Patty Hill
(Composer)
Patty Hill
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anchorage, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 25, 1946
 37 
Paul Claudel
(Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet lawyer, Translator)
Paul Claudel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villeneuve-sur-Fère
Died: February 23, 1955
 38 
Alfred Weber
(Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University teacher)
Alfred Weber
0
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erfurt
Died: May 2, 1958
 39 
La Belle Otero
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Valga, Spain
Died: April 10, 1965
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Bernarr MacFadden
(Publisher, Bodybuilder)
Bernarr MacFadden
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mill Spring, Missouri, United States
Died: October 12, 1955
 41 
Joe Choynski
0
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 24, 1943
 42 
Willard Bean
0
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Provo, Utah, United States
Died: September 25, 1949
 43 
Henri Bourassa
(Former Member of the Canadian Parliament for Labelle (1896 - 1907))
Henri Bourassa
0
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 31, 1952
 44 
Jane Avril
(Dancer)
Jane Avril
0
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 31, 1943
 45 
Pierina Legnani
(Ballerina)
Pierina Legnani
0
Listed In: Ballet Dancers
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Italy
Died: November 15, 1930
 46 
Stefan George
(Former poet, translator, and editor whose best- known works include Algabal and Das neue Reich)
Stefan George
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Büdesheim, Germany
Died: December 4, 1933
 47 
Émile Bernard
(Post-Impressionist painter, Writer)
Émile Bernard
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: April 16, 1941
 48 
Paul P. Harris
(Jurist, Lawyer)
Paul P. Harris
0
Listed In: Lawyers
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 27, 1947
 49 
Gustav Meyrink
(Austrian Novelist 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
Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge
1
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kensington Palace, London, England
Died: October 24, 1927