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.

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14th July, British
Writer, Diplomat
W. E. B. Du BoisW. E. B. Du Bois
23rd February, Ghanaian
Civil Rights Activists

Robert Falcon ScottRobert Falcon Scott
6th June, British
Explorer

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
19th July, American
Socialite

Scott JoplinScott Joplin
24th November, American
Composer and Pianist

Fritz HaberFritz Haber
9th December, German
Chemist
Maxim GorkyMaxim Gorky
28th March, Russian
Writer & Dramatist

Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
18th June, Hungarian
Military Leader

James ConnollyJames Connolly
5th June, British
Socialist Leader

John Nance GarnerJohn Nance Garner
22nd November, American
32nd Vice President of the United States
Constantine IConstantine I
2nd August, Greek
King of Greece

Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
7th June, British, Scottish
Architect
Robert Andrews MillikanRobert Andrews Millikan
22nd March, American
Physicist

Henrietta Swan LeavittHenrietta Swan Leavitt
4th July, American
Astronomer

Karl LandsteinerKarl Landsteiner
14th June, American
Physician
Arnold SommerfeldArnold Sommerfeld
5th December, German
Physicist

Nicholas IINicholas II
18th May, Russian
 
Marie DresslerMarie Dressler
9th November, Canadian, American
Actress

Emily MurphyEmily Murphy
14th March, Canadian
First Female Magistrate in Canada

Theodore William RichardsTheodore William Richards
31st January, American
Chemist
Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
27th May, Bosnian
Poet

Cuno AmietCuno Amiet
28th March, Swiss
Painter, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor
Victoria CrossVictoria Cross
1st October, British
Writer

John RoganJohn Rogan
16th February, American
Second tallest person in history

Sophie, Duchess of HohenbergSophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
1st March, Czech, German
Lady-in-waiting

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld
14th May, German
Physician, Writer, Psychologist, Screenwriter,
Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
6th August, French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet
Fuad I of EgyptFuad I of Egypt
26th March, Egyptian
Monarch, King

Tom DempseyTom Dempsey
20th January, American
Actor

Gaston LerouxGaston Leroux
6th May, French
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter

Edward S. CurtisEdward S. Curtis
16th February, American
Photographer, Anthropologist
Gichin FunakoshiGichin Funakoshi
10th November, Japanese
Karateka

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Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
8th February, British
Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist,

Charles MaurrasCharles Maurras
20th April, French
Author

Mary Parker FollettMary Parker Follett
3rd September, American
Social Woker

George ArlissGeorge Arliss
10th April, British
Writer, Playwright, Film director, Autobiographer,
Édouard VuillardÉdouard Vuillard
11th November, French
Painter

Edmond RostandEdmond Rostand
1st April, French
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Essayist, Screenwriter
Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
29th May, French
Caliph

Alexandra David-NéelAlexandra David-Néel
24th October, Belgian, French
Explorer

Peter BehrensPeter Behrens
14th April, German
Poster artist, Architect, Typographer, Painter,
August HorchAugust Horch
12th October, German
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver

Alfred WeberAlfred Weber
30th July, German
Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University
Paul P. HarrisPaul P. Harris
19th April, American
Jurist, Lawyer

William Allen WhiteWilliam Allen White
10th February, American
Editor

Frederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount ChelmsfordFrederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford
12th August, British
British statesman

Stefan GeorgeStefan George
12th June, German
poet, writer, linguist, translator

Eleanor H. PorterEleanor H. Porter
19th December, American
Novelist
Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
8th November, German, Polish
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University

Felix HoffmannFelix Hoffmann
21st January, German
Chemist, Inventor, Pharmacist, Non-fiction writer

Gustav NoskeGustav Noske
9th July, German
Politician

Patty HillPatty Hill
27th March, American
Composer
Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
8th June, American
Architect

Henri BourassaHenri Bourassa
1st September, Canadian
Politician
Olga KnipperOlga Knipper
21st September, Russian
Actress

Elzy LayElzy Lay
25th November, American
Outlaw

Edgar Lee MastersEdgar Lee Masters
23rd August, American
American attorney
George Ellery HaleGeorge Ellery Hale
29th June, American
Astronomer, Journalist

Émile BernardÉmile Bernard
28th April, French
Painter, Poet, Writer
Gustav MeyrinkGustav Meyrink
19th January, Austrian
Writer, Translator, Novelist, Science fiction

Paul OtletPaul Otlet
23rd August, Belgian
Writer, Lawyer, Librarian, Scientist, Inventor,

Ahmad DahlanAhmad Dahlan
1st August, Indonesian
Islamic revivalist
W.E.B. Du BoisW.E.B. Du Bois
30th November, American
Journalist, Educator, Civil Rights Activist

Harvey Samuel FirestoneHarvey Samuel Firestone
20th December, American
Entrepreneur
Keisuke OkadaKeisuke Okada
14th February, Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister

Francesco Saverio NittiFrancesco Saverio Nitti
19th July, Italian
Prime Minister, Economist

Ștefan LuchianȘtefan Luchian
1st February, Romanian
painter, pastelist, watercolourist

Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr.Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr.
7th July, American
 
Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount RothermereHarold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere
26th April, British
Publisher
Bernarr MacFaddenBernarr MacFadden
16th August, American
Publisher

John HopeJohn Hope
2nd June, American
Educator

Frank McKinney HubbardFrank McKinney Hubbard
1st September, American
 

George Norman DouglasGeorge Norman Douglas
8th December, British