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
Constantine IConstantine I
2nd August, Greek
King of Greece

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
19th July, American
Socialite

John Nance GarnerJohn Nance Garner
22nd November, American
32nd Vice President of the United States

Robert Falcon ScottRobert Falcon Scott
6th June, British
Explorer

Scott JoplinScott Joplin
24th November, American
Composer and Pianist
Marie DresslerMarie Dressler
9th November, Canadian, American
Actress

Fritz HaberFritz Haber
9th December, German
Chemist

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14th July, British
Writer, Diplomat
Maxim GorkyMaxim Gorky
28th March, Russian
Writer & Dramatist

Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
18th June, Hungarian
Military Leader
James ConnollyJames Connolly
5th June, British
Socialist Leader

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

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
 

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
W.E.B. Du BoisW.E.B. Du Bois
30th November, American
Journalist, Educator, Civil Rights Activist

Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
29th May, French
Caliph

John RoganJohn Rogan
16th February, American
Second tallest person in history
Princess Victoria of the United KingdomPrincess Victoria of the United Kingdom
6th July, British
Princess

Sophie, Duchess of HohenbergSophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
1st March, Czech, German
Lady-in-waiting
Tom DempseyTom Dempsey
20th January, American
Actor

Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of HesseErnest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
25th November, German
Artist

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld
14th May, German
Physician, Writer, Psychologist, Screenwriter,
Fuad I of EgyptFuad I of Egypt
26th March, Egyptian
Monarch, King

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Fuʾād IFuʾād I
26th March, Egyptian
King of Egypt
Harvey Samuel FirestoneHarvey Samuel Firestone
20th December, American
Entrepreneur

Charles MaurrasCharles Maurras
20th April, French
Author

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

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
Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount RothermereHarold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere
26th April, British
Publisher

Gichin FunakoshiGichin Funakoshi
10th November, Japanese
Karateka

Edward S. CurtisEdward S. Curtis
16th February, American
Photographer, Anthropologist

Mary Parker FollettMary Parker Follett
3rd September, American
Social Woker
Prince Frederick Charles of HessePrince Frederick Charles of Hesse
1st May, German
Art collector

Kantarō SuzukiKantarō Suzuki
18th January, Japanese
Political leader

Horace Elgin DodgeHorace Elgin Dodge
17th May, American
Industrialists

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

Al SheanAl Shean
12th May, German, Prussian
Comedian
August HorchAugust Horch
12th October, German
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver

George ArlissGeorge Arliss
10th April, British
Writer, Playwright, Film director, Autobiographer,
Peter BehrensPeter Behrens
14th April, German
Poster artist, Architect, Typographer, Painter,

Édouard VuillardÉdouard Vuillard
11th November, French
Painter

Frederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount ChelmsfordFrederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford
12th August, British
British statesman
Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
6th August, French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet

Alfred WeberAlfred Weber
30th July, German
Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University
MwangaMwanga
30th November, Ugandan
King of Buganda

William Allen WhiteWilliam Allen White
10th February, American
Editor

Elzy LayElzy Lay
25th November, American
Outlaw

Eleanor H. PorterEleanor H. Porter
19th December, American
Novelist

Bernarr MacFaddenBernarr MacFadden
16th August, American
Publisher
Olga KnipperOlga Knipper
21st September, Russian
Actress

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

Patty HillPatty Hill
27th March, American
Composer

Paul P. HarrisPaul P. Harris
19th April, American
Jurist, Lawyer
Gustav NoskeGustav Noske
9th July, German
Politician

Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
8th November, German, Polish
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University
Heinrich SchenkerHeinrich Schenker
19th June, Polish
Music theorist

Muhammad Yusuf bin AhmadMuhammad Yusuf bin Ahmad
30th November, Malaysian
Theologian

Henri BourassaHenri Bourassa
1st September, Canadian
Politician
Felix HoffmannFelix Hoffmann
21st January, German
Chemist, Inventor, Pharmacist, Non-fiction writer

Hugo EckenerHugo Eckener
10th August, German
Aeronautical engineer
Edgar Lee MastersEdgar Lee Masters
23rd August, American
American attorney

Pierina LegnaniPierina Legnani
30th September, Italian
Ballerina

George Norman DouglasNorman Douglas
8th December, British
Writer
Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
8th June, American
Architect

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

José Félix UriburuJosé Félix Uriburu
20th July, Argentinian
Politician

George Ellery HaleGeorge Ellery Hale
29th June, American
Astronomer, Journalist

Cai YuanpeiCai Yuanpei
11th January, Chinese
Philosopher
Ahmad DahlanAhmad Dahlan
1st August, Indonesian
Islamic revivalist
Keisuke OkadaKeisuke Okada
20th January, Japanese
Politician

Émile ChartierÉmile Chartier
3rd March, French
Philosopher

Stanisław PrzybyszewskiStanisław Przybyszewski
7th May, Polish
Novelist

Paul OtletPaul Otlet
23rd August, Belgian
Writer, Lawyer, Librarian, Scientist, Inventor,
Granville BantockGranville Bantock
7th August, British
Composer

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

Robert W. WoodRobert W. Wood
2nd May, American
Physicist

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

Ozaki KōyōOzaki Kōyō
10th January, Japanese
Author
Reynold A. NicholsonReynold A. Nicholson
18th August, British
Translator

Yokoyama TaikanYokoyama Taikan
18th September, Japanese
Painter
Ștefan LuchianȘtefan Luchian
1st February, Romanian
painter, pastelist, watercolourist

Marcelo Torcuato de AlvearMarcelo Torcuato de Alvear
4th October, Argentinian
Politician
Wilhelm SchmidtWilhelm Schmidt
16th February, Austrian
Linguist
John HopeJohn Hope
2nd June, American
Educator