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

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

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
7th March, Dutch
Dutch Painter

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
15th August, Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader
Edith WilsonEdith Wilson
15th October, American
Former First Lady of the United States

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

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

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

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

Learned HandLearned Hand
27th January, American
Former United States Judge and Judicial

Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
31st March, Russian
Revolutionary

David UnaiponDavid Unaipon
28th September, Australian
Preacher
Léon BlumLéon Blum
9th April, French
Former Prime Minister of France

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27th June, American
Poet

Anna HeldAnna Held
8th March, French
Actress, Singer

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

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

Charles Greeley AbbotCharles Greeley Abbot
31st May, American
Astrophysicist

Lafayette MendelLafayette Mendel
5th February, American
Biochemist
John McCraeJohn McCrae
30th November, Canadian
Poet

Alexander ScriabinAlexander Scriabin
6th January, Russian
Composer, Pianist, University teacher
Harlan F. StoneHarlan F. Stone
11th October, American
Lawyer

Zane GreyZane Grey
31st January, American
Novelist

Maude AdamsMaude Adams
11th November, American
Actress
Paul LangevinPaul Langevin
23rd January, French
Physicist, Professor, Chemist, Philosopher of

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Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia
22nd January, Russian
Grand Duchess of Russia
RanjitsinhjiRanjitsinhji
10th September, Indian
Cricketer

Anton Ivanovich DenikinAnton Ivanovich Denikin
16th December, American
General

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

Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe
1st February, American
Spree killer
Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
18th August, Russian
ballet dancer
Sergei DiaghilevSergei Diaghilev
31st March, Russian
Art Critic

Maurice GamelinMaurice Gamelin
20th September, French
military personnel

Eduard BlochEduard Bloch
30th January, Austrian
Physician

Djemal PashaDjemal Pasha
6th May, Turkish
Military leader
William Heath RobinsonWilliam Heath Robinson
31st March, British
 

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
20th January, American
Architect

Emily PostEmily Post
27th October, American
Novelist

Leon Leonwood BeanLeon Leonwood Bean
13th October, American
Inventor

José SanjurjoJosé Sanjurjo
28th March, Spanish
Officer, Military personnel
Henry Tingle WildeHenry Tingle Wilde
21st September, British
Chief mate

Abdullah Yusuf AliAbdullah Yusuf Ali
14th April, Indian
Translator
Louis BlériotLouis Blériot
1st July, French
Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, Aerospace engineer

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

Michael Joseph SavageMichael Joseph Savage
23rd March, New Zealander
Politician, Diplomat
Emil HáchaEmil Hácha
12th July, Czech
Lawyer

Johan HuizingaJohan Huizinga
7th December, Dutch
Cultural historian, Historian, University teacher,
Frederic AustinFrederic Austin
30th March, British
Baritone singer

Habibullah KhanHabibullah Khan
3rd June, Afghan
Politician

Joseph Taylor RobinsonJoseph Taylor Robinson
26th August, American
Politician

Addison MiznerAddison Mizner
12th December, American
Architect

Higuchi IchiyōHiguchi Ichiyō
2nd May, Japanese
Author
Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
16th January, Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,

Max BeerbohmMax Beerbohm
24th August, British
Essayist

Frederick Edwin SmithF. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead
12th July, British
Statesman

Wilhelm MiklasWilhelm Miklas
15th October, Austrian
President of Austria
Shidehara KijūrōShidehara Kijūrō
13th September, Japanese
Prime minister of Japan

John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
8th October, British
Philosopher
Edward Adrian WilsonEdward Adrian Wilson
23rd July, British
Explorer, Ornithologist, Painter, Scientist

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

William Monroe TrotterWilliam Monroe Trotter
7th April, American
Editor
Ludwig KlagesLudwig Klages
10th December, German
Philosopher

Georgy ChicherinGeorgy Chicherin
24th November, Russian
Revolutionary
Otto BraunOtto Braun
28th January, German, Russian
Politician

Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount HailshamDouglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham
28th February, British
Lawyer

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

René AuberjonoisRené Auberjonois
18th August, Swiss
Painter
Walter E. ScottWalter E. Scott
20th September, American
Con man

Mikhail TsvetMikhail Tsvet
14th May, Italian, Russian
Botanist

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

Édouard HerriotÉdouard Herriot
5th July, French
Politician
Albert Payson TerhuneAlbert Payson Terhune
21st December, American
Author
Pío BarojaPío Baroja
28th December, Spanish
Writer, Physician, Novelist

Kid McCoyKid McCoy
13th October, American
Boxer

Camille GuérinCamille Guérin
22nd December, French
Veterinarian

Anton KorošecAnton Korošec
12th May, Slovenian, Yugoslav
Political leader
Willem de SitterWillem de Sitter
6th May, Dutch
Mathematician

Clara ButtClara Butt
1st February, British
Contralto

Alexander MeiklejohnAlexander Meiklejohn
1st February, American
Philosopher

Albert SarrautAlbert Sarraut
28th July, French
Politician

Joseph HertzJoseph Hertz
25th September, British
Rabbi
Hafez IbrahimHafez Ibrahim
24th February, Egyptian
Poet

Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
13th August, Swiss, German
Chemist
Phan Chau TrinhPhan Chau Trinh
9th September, Vietnamese
Nationalist leader

Mikhail KuzminMikhail Kuzmin
18th October, Russian
Poet
Sir Edward Howard MarshSir Edward Howard Marsh
18th November, British
Translator
Robert MaillartRobert Maillart
6th February, Swiss
Swiss civil engineer