Famous People Born In 1872

Discover the most famous people born in 1872. The list includes people like Bertrand Russell, Calvin Coolidge, Piet Mondrian, Emily Davison, Roald Amundsen and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, novelists and non-fiction writers born in 1872. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Russia and many more countries.

Calvin CoolidgeCalvin Coolidge
4th July, American
President of the U.S.A
Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell
18th May, British, Welsh
Philosopher

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
15th August, Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
7th March, Dutch
Dutch Painter

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
16th July, Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole

Ralph Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams
12th October, British
Composer
Emily DavisonEmily Davison
11th October, British
Activist

Haakon VII of NorwayHaakon VII of Norway
3rd August, Danish, Norwegian
King of Norway

Edith WilsonEdith Wilson
15th October, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Learned HandLearned Hand
27th January, American
Former United States Judge and Judicial
Léon BlumLéon Blum
9th April, French
Former Prime Minister of France

William Desmond TaylorWilliam Desmond Taylor
26th April, Irish, American
Actor, Director
David UnaiponDavid Unaipon
28th September, Australian
Preacher

Anna HeldAnna Held
8th March, French
Actress, Singer

Norman AngellNorman Angell
26th December, British
British Journalist & Author
Jože PlečnikJože Plečnik
23rd January, Slovenian
Architect

Blaise DiagneBlaise Diagne
13th October, Senegalese
Political Leader
Yane SandanskiYane Sandanski
18th May, Bulgarian
National Hero in Bulgaria

Charles Greeley AbbotCharles Greeley Abbot
31st May, American
Astrophysicist

Lafayette MendelLafayette Mendel
5th February, American
Biochemist
Alexandra FeodorovnaAlexandra Feodorovna
6th June, German
Saint

Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
6th January, Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer
René AuberjonoisRené Auberjonois
18th August, Swiss
Painter

Alexander ScriabinAlexander Scriabin
6th January, Russian
Composer, Pianist, University teacher

Aubrey BeardsleyAubrey Beardsley
21st August, French
Illustrator

Zane GreyZane Grey
31st January, American
Novelist
Eduard BlochEduard Bloch
30th January, Austrian
Physician
Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
31st March, Russian
Politician, Diplomat, Feminist

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27th June, American
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Sergei DiaghilevSergei Diaghilev
31st March, Italian, Russian
Russian art critic

Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
10th May, French
Politician, Sociologist, Ethnologist,
Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia
22nd January, Russian
Grand Duchess of Russia

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Paul LangevinPaul Langevin
23rd January, French
Physicist, Professor, Chemist, Philosopher of

Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe
1st February, American
Spree killer

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
20th January, American
Architect

Emily PostEmily Post
27th October, American
Novelist
Abdullah Yusuf AliAbdullah Yusuf Ali
14th April, Indian
Translator

Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
18th August, Russian
ballet dancer
Harlan F. StoneHarlan F. Stone
11th October, American
Lawyer, Judge, University teacher

Maurice GamelinMaurice Gamelin
20th September, French
military personnel

Maude AdamsMaude Adams
11th November, American
Actress
Louis BlériotLouis Blériot
1st July, French
Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, Aerospace engineer

Djemal PashaDjemal Pasha
6th May
Politician, Military personnel
William Monroe TrotterWilliam Monroe Trotter
7th April, American
Editor

A. Mitchell PalmerA. Mitchell Palmer
4th May, American
Attorney

Henry Tingle WildeHenry Tingle Wilde
21st September, British
Chief mate

Johan HuizingaJohan Huizinga
7th December, Dutch
Cultural historian, Historian, University teacher,

Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
2nd January, American
Chemist
Addison MiznerAddison Mizner
12th December, American
Architect

José SanjurjoJosé Sanjurjo
28th March, Spanish
Officer, Military personnel

Emil HáchaEmil Hácha
12th July, Czech
Lawyer

Michael Joseph SavageMichael Joseph Savage
23rd March, New Zealander
Politician, Diplomat
Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
16th January, Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,

Habibullah KhanHabibullah Khan
3rd June, Afghan
Politician
Wilhelm MiklasWilhelm Miklas
15th October, Austrian
President of Austria

Willie KeelerWillie Keeler
3rd March, American
Baseball player

Edward Adrian WilsonEdward Adrian Wilson
23rd July, British
Explorer, Ornithologist, Painter, Scientist
Pío BarojaPío Baroja
28th December, Spanish
Writer, Physician, Novelist

Alexander MeiklejohnAlexander Meiklejohn
1st February, American
Philosopher
Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
13th August, Swiss, German
Chemist

Walter E. ScottWalter E. Scott
20th September, American
Con man

Robert MaillartRobert Maillart
6th February, Swiss
Swiss civil engineer
Shūsei TokudaShūsei Tokuda
1st February, Japanese
novelist, writer

Anton Ivanovich DenikinAnton Ivanovich Denikin
16th December, American
General
William Heath RobinsonWilliam Heath Robinson
31st March, British
 

Higuchi IchiyōHiguchi Ichiyō
2nd May, Japanese
Author

Frederick Edwin SmithFrederick Edwin Smith
12th July, British
 

Shidehara KijūrōShidehara Kijūrō
13th September, Japanese
Prime minister of Japan
Sir Henry Maximilian BeerbohmSir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
24th August, British