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.

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

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
19th July, American
Socialite

Robert Falcon ScottRobert Falcon Scott
6th June, British
Explorer

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

Marie DresslerMarie Dressler
9th November, Canadian, American
Actress

Henrietta Swan LeavittHenrietta Swan Leavitt
4th July, American
Astronomer

Robert Andrews MillikanRobert Andrews Millikan
22nd March, American
Physicist

Karl LandsteinerKarl Landsteiner
14th June, American
Physician
Nicholas IINicholas II
18th May, Russian
 

Arnold SommerfeldArnold Sommerfeld
5th December, German
Physicist

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

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

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,

Tom DempseyTom Dempsey
20th January, American
Actor
Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
6th August, French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet

Fuad I of EgyptFuad I of Egypt
26th March, Egyptian
Monarch, King

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
8th February, British
Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist,
Gaston LerouxGaston Leroux
6th May, French
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter

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Edward S. CurtisEdward S. Curtis
16th February, American
Photographer, Anthropologist
Charles MaurrasCharles Maurras
20th April, French
Author

Edmond RostandEdmond Rostand
1st April, French
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Essayist, Screenwriter

Gichin FunakoshiGichin Funakoshi
10th November, Japanese
Karateka

Édouard VuillardÉdouard Vuillard
11th November, French
Painter
Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
29th May, French
Caliph
George ArlissGeorge Arliss
10th April, British
Writer, Playwright, Film director, Autobiographer,

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

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

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
Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
8th November, German, Polish
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University

Eleanor H. PorterEleanor H. Porter
19th December, American
Novelist
George Ellery HaleGeorge Ellery Hale
29th June, American
Astronomer, Journalist

Olga KnipperOlga Knipper
21st September, Russian
Actress

Felix HoffmannFelix Hoffmann
21st January, German
Chemist, Inventor, Pharmacist, Non-fiction writer
Gustav NoskeGustav Noske
9th July, German
Politician

Henri BourassaHenri Bourassa
1st September, Canadian
Politician
Patty HillPatty Hill
27th March, American
Composer

Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
8th June, American
Architect

Edgar Lee MastersEdgar Lee Masters
23rd August, American
American attorney

Elzy LayElzy Lay
25th November, American
Outlaw

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

Cai YuanpeiCai Yuanpei
11th January, Chinese
Philosopher

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

Hugo EckenerHugo Eckener
10th August, German
Aeronautical engineer
Pierina LegnaniPierina Legnani
30th September, Italian
Ballerina

Robert W. WoodRobert W. Wood
2nd May, American
Physicist
Ahmad DahlanAhmad Dahlan
1st August, Indonesian
Islamic revivalist

Frederick W. LanchesterFrederick W. Lanchester
23rd October, British
Engineer

Heinrich SchenkerHeinrich Schenker
19th June, Polish
Music theorist
W.E.B. Du BoisW.E.B. Du Bois
30th November, American
Journalist, Educator, Civil Rights Activist

José Félix UriburuJosé Félix Uriburu
20th July, Argentinian
Politician
Harvey Samuel FirestoneHarvey Samuel Firestone
20th December, American
Entrepreneur

Paul P. HarrisPaul P. Harris
19th April, American
Jurist, Lawyer

Granville BantockGranville Bantock
7th August, British
Composer
Keisuke OkadaKeisuke Okada
14th February, Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister

Reynold A. NicholsonReynold A. Nicholson
18th August, British
Translator
Francesco Saverio NittiFrancesco Saverio Nitti
19th July, Italian
Prime Minister, Economist

Stanisław PrzybyszewskiStanisław Przybyszewski
7th May, Polish
Novelist

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

Yokoyama TaikanYokoyama Taikan
18th September, Japanese
Painter
Ozaki KōyōOzaki Kōyō
10th January, Japanese
Author
Mikhail PokrovskyMikhail Pokrovsky
29th August, Russian
Historian

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

Senda BerensonSenda Berenson
19th March, Lithuanian, Russian
Author
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