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

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
Political and Spiritual Leader

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
Aubrey BeardsleyAubrey Beardsley
21st August, British
Illustrator

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27th June, American
Poet
Léon BlumLéon Blum
9th April, French
Former Prime Minister of France

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

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
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

Zane GreyZane Grey
31st January, American
Novelist
Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
31st March, Russian
Politician, Diplomat, Feminist

Maude AdamsMaude Adams
11th November, American
Actress

Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe
1st February, American
Spree killer
John McCraeJohn McCrae
30th November, Canadian
Poet

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Sergei DiaghilevSergei Diaghilev
31st March, Italian, Russian
Russian art critic
Abdullah Yusuf AliAbdullah Yusuf Ali
14th April, Indian
Translator

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

Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
18th August, Russian
ballet dancer

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
20th January, American
Architect
Emily PostEmily Post
27th October, American
Novelist
José SanjurjoJosé Sanjurjo
28th March, Spanish
Officer, Military personnel

Harlan F. StoneHarlan F. Stone
11th October, American
Lawyer, Judge, University teacher

Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
10th May, French
Politician, Sociologist, Ethnologist,

Maurice GamelinMaurice Gamelin
20th September, French
military personnel
William Monroe TrotterWilliam Monroe Trotter
7th April, American
Editor

Eduard BlochEduard Bloch
30th January, Austrian
Physician

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

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

Louis BlériotLouis Blériot
1st July, French
Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, Aerospace engineer
Djemal PashaDjemal Pasha
6th May
Politician, Military personnel

A. Mitchell PalmerA. Mitchell Palmer
4th May, American
Attorney
Addison MiznerAddison Mizner
12th December, American
Architect

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

Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
2nd January, American
Chemist
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,

Joseph Taylor RobinsonJoseph Taylor Robinson
26th August, American
Politician

Habibullah KhanHabibullah Khan
3rd June, Afghan
Politician

Edward Adrian WilsonEdward Adrian Wilson
23rd July, British
Explorer, Ornithologist, Painter, Scientist

Wilhelm MiklasWilhelm Miklas
15th October, Austrian
President of Austria
John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
8th October, British
Philosopher

Georgy ChicherinGeorgy Chicherin
24th November, Russian
Revolutionary

Willem de SitterWillem de Sitter
6th May, Dutch
Mathematician

Willie KeelerWillie Keeler
3rd March, American
Baseball player
Edward JohnstonEdward Johnston
11th February, British
Graphic designer

Clara ButtClara Butt
1st February, British
Contralto
Édouard HerriotÉdouard Herriot
5th July, French
Politician

Otto BraunOtto Braun
28th January, German, Russian
Politician

Albert Payson TerhuneAlbert Payson Terhune
21st December, American
Author
Pío BarojaPío Baroja
28th December, Spanish
Writer, Physician, Novelist

Albert SarrautAlbert Sarraut
28th July, French
Politician
Ludwig KlagesLudwig Klages
10th December, German
Philosopher

Carlo SforzaCarlo Sforza
24th January, Italian
Statesman

Kid McCoyKid McCoy
13th October, American
Boxer
Mikhail TsvetMikhail Tsvet
14th May, Italian, Russian
Botanist

Walter E. ScottWalter E. Scott
20th September, American
Con man
Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
13th August, Swiss, German
Chemist

Alexander MeiklejohnAlexander Meiklejohn
1st February, American
Philosopher

Robert MaillartRobert Maillart
6th February, Swiss
Swiss civil engineer

Louise Closser HaleLouise Closser Hale
13th October, American
Actress
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
 

Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron KeyesRoger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes
4th October, British
Admiral

Higuchi IchiyōHiguchi Ichiyō
2nd May, Japanese
Author
Phan Chau TrinhPhan Chau Trinh
9th September, Vietnamese
Nationalist leader

Frederick Edwin SmithFrederick Edwin Smith
12th July, British
 

Shimazaki TōsonShimazaki Tōson
25th March, Japanese
Author

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

Sir Henry Maximilian BeerbohmSir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
24th August, British