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
Alexandra FeodorovnaAlexandra Feodorovna
6th June, German
Saint

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell
18th May, British, Welsh
Philosopher

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

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
7th March, Dutch
Dutch Painter

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
16th July, Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole
Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
15th August, Indian
Philosopher, Spiritual Leader

Emily DavisonEmily Davison
11th October, British
Activist

Ralph Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams
12th October, British
Composer
Edith WilsonEdith Wilson
15th October, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Aubrey BeardsleyAubrey Beardsley
21st August, British
Illustrator
Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
6th January, Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer

Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
31st March, Russian
Revolutionary

William Desmond TaylorWilliam Desmond Taylor
26th April, Irish, American
Actor, Director

Léon BlumLéon Blum
9th April, French
Former Prime Minister of France

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27th June, American
Poet
Learned HandLearned Hand
27th January, American
Former United States Judge and Judicial

David UnaiponDavid Unaipon
28th September, Australian
Preacher

Anna HeldAnna Held
8th March, French
Actress, Singer

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
Norman AngellNorman Angell
26th December, British
British Journalist & Author

Charles Greeley AbbotCharles Greeley Abbot
31st May, American
Astrophysicist

Lafayette MendelLafayette Mendel
5th February, American
Biochemist
Maude AdamsMaude Adams
11th November, American
Actress

Prince Nicholas of Greece and DenmarkPrince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark
22nd January, Greek
Prince
Princess Margaret of PrussiaPrincess Margaret of Prussia
22nd April, German
Princess

Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia
22nd January, Russian
Grand Duchess of Russia

Zane GreyZane Grey
31st January, American
Novelist
Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-HolsteinPrincess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein
12th August, German
Writer

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Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe
1st February, American
Spree killer
Sergei DiaghilevSergei Diaghilev
31st March, Russian
Art Critic

Eduard BlochEduard Bloch
30th January, Austrian
Physician

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

RanjitsinhjiRanjitsinhji
10th September, Indian
Cricketer
Anton Ivanovich DenikinAnton Ivanovich Denikin
16th December, American
General
Djemal PashaDjemal Pasha
6th May, Turkish
Military leader

John McCraeJohn McCrae
30th November, Canadian
Poet

Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
18th August, Russian
ballet dancer

Abdullah Yusuf AliAbdullah Yusuf Ali
14th April, Indian
Translator
Maurice GamelinMaurice Gamelin
20th September, French
military personnel

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

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

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
20th January, American
Architect

William Heath RobinsonWilliam Heath Robinson
31st March, British
 
Emil HáchaEmil Hácha
12th July, Czech
Lawyer

Harlan F. StoneHarlan F. Stone
11th October, American
Lawyer
Emily PostEmily Post
27th October, American
Novelist

Addison MiznerAddison Mizner
12th December, American
Architect

Louis BlériotLouis Blériot
1st July, French
Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, Aerospace engineer
Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
10th May, French
Sociologist, Anthropologist

A. Mitchell PalmerA. Mitchell Palmer
4th May, American
Attorney
Habibullah KhanHabibullah Khan
3rd June, Afghan
Politician

Princess Clementine of BelgiumPrincess Clementine of Belgium
30th July, Belgian
Princess

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

Shidehara KijūrōShidehara Kijūrō
13th September, Japanese
Prime minister of Japan

Michael Joseph SavageMichael Joseph Savage
23rd March, New Zealander
Politician, Diplomat
Frederick Edwin SmithF. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead
12th July, British
Statesman

Higuchi IchiyōHiguchi Ichiyō
2nd May, Japanese
Author

Archduke Joseph August of AustriaArchduke Joseph August of Austria
9th August, Austrian, Hungarian
Archduke

Max BeerbohmMax Beerbohm
24th August, British
Essayist
Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
2nd January, American
Chemist

Willie KeelerWillie Keeler
3rd March, American
Baseball player
Wilhelm MiklasWilhelm Miklas
15th October, Austrian
President of Austria

Harold Fowler McCormickHarold Fowler McCormick
2nd May, American
Businessman

Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
16th January, Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,
Julius FučíkJulius Fučík
18th July, Czech, Hungarian
Composer

Edward Adrian WilsonEdward Adrian Wilson
23rd July, British
Explorer, Ornithologist, Painter, Scientist
Ludwig KlagesLudwig Klages
10th December, German
Philosopher

Joseph Taylor RobinsonJoseph Taylor Robinson
26th August, American
Politician

Georgy ChicherinGeorgy Chicherin
24th November, Russian
Revolutionary
Julius KochJulius Koch
30th November, German
Tallest people

Otto BraunOtto Braun
28th January, German, Russian
Politician
John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
8th October, British
Philosopher

William Monroe TrotterWilliam Monroe Trotter
7th April, American
Editor

Prince George Alexandrovich YuryevskyPrince George Alexandrovich Yuryevsky
12th May, Russian
Aristocrat

Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount HailshamDouglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham
28th February, British
Lawyer
Leon Leonwood BeanLeon Leonwood Bean
13th October, American
Inventor
Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron KeyesRoger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes
4th October, British
Admiral

René AuberjonoisRené Auberjonois
18th August, Swiss
Painter

Aleksander Stavre DrenovaAleksander Stavre Drenova
11th April, Greek
Poet

Pío BarojaPío Baroja
28th December, Spanish
Writer, Physician, Novelist
Édouard HerriotÉdouard Herriot
5th July, French
Politician

Edward JohnstonEdward Johnston
11th February, British
Graphic designer

Hugo AlfvénHugo Alfvén
1st May, Swedish
Composer

Misia SertMisia Sert
30th March, Polish
Pianist

Albert Payson TerhuneAlbert Payson Terhune
21st December, American
Author
Mikhail TsvetMikhail Tsvet
14th May, Italian, Russian
Botanist

Camille GuérinCamille Guérin
22nd December, French
Veterinarian
Kid McCoyKid McCoy
13th October, American
Boxer

Clara ButtClara Butt
1st February, British
Contralto
Walter E. ScottWalter E. Scott
20th September, American
Con man
Willem de SitterWillem de Sitter
6th May, Dutch
Mathematician