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
25
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
32
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
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
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
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, United Kingdom
Died: July 12, 1926
 6 
Florence Foster Jenkins
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 26, 1944
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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 
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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Constantine I
(Former King of Greece (1913 - 1917))
Constantine I
2
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: January 11, 1923
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Maxim Gorky
(Russian Writer Best Known for His Works 'The Lower Depths', 'Mother', 'Chelkash' and 'Children of the Sun')
Maxim Gorky
1
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
1
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: November 7, 1967
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Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marlborough House, London, England
Died: December 3, 1935
 14 
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
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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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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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Robert Andrews Millikan
1
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Morrison
Died: December 19, 1953
 18 
Emily Murphy
(First Female Magistrate in Canada)
Emily Murphy
12
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 17, 1933
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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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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
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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
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Arnold Sommerfeld
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: April 26, 1951
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Mary Parker Follett
(Social Woker)
Mary Parker Follett
1
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 18, 1933
 24 
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
(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 
Gaston Leroux
(Journalist)
Gaston Leroux
0
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1927
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Charles Maurras
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martigues, France
Died: November 16, 1952
 28 
Édouard Vuillard
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuiseaux, Saône-et-Loire, France
Died: June 21, 1940
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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
 30 
Gichin Funakoshi
0
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shuri, Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Died: April 26, 1957
 31 
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
 32 
Dietrich Eckart
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany
Died: December 26, 1923
 33 
Harvey Samuel Firestone
1
Birthdate: 20th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Columbiana
Died: February 7, 1938
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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
 35 
Enriqueta Marti
(Serial Killer)
Enriqueta Marti
6
Listed In: Serial Killers
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Spain
Died: March 12, 1913
 36 
Alexandra David-Néel
(Belgian–French Explorer, Anarchist, Spiritualist, and Writer)
Alexandra David-Néel
1
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: September 8, 1969
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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
 38 
Patty Hill
(Composer)
Patty Hill
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anchorage, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 25, 1946
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Joe Choynski
0
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 24, 1943
 40 
Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria
(The Last Child of Emperor Franz Joseph I and Empress Elisabeth of Austria)
Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria
1
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buda, Hungary
Died: September 6, 1924
 41 
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
 42 
Jane Avril
(Dancer)
Jane Avril
0
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 31, 1943
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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
 44 
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
 45 
Paul Otlet
(Belgian Author and Lawyer Who Predicted the Arrival of the Internet Before WWII)
Paul Otlet
0
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brussels
Died: December 10, 1944
 46 
Pierina Legnani
(Ballerina)
Pierina Legnani
0
Listed In: Ballet Dancers
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Italy
Died: November 15, 1930
 47 
Felix Hausdorff
(Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University teacher)
Felix Hausdorff
0
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: January 26, 1942
 48 
Elzy Lay
(Outlaw)
Elzy Lay
0
Listed In: Robbers
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Died: November 10, 1934
 49 
Eleanor H. Porter
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Littleton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 21, 1920
 50 
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