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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 30th President of the United States
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plymouth, Vermont, United States
Died: January 5, 1933

 2 Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: February 2, 1970

 3 Piet Mondrian

Piet Mondrian
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 29th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died: January 31, 1944
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 4 Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen
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Listed In: Explorers
Famous As: The first person to reach the South Pole, Explorer
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Borge, Norway
Died: June 18, 1928
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 5 Alexandra Feodorovna

Alexandra Feodorovna
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Famous As: Empress consort of Russia (1894-1917), Saint
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: July 17, 1918

 6 Emily Davison

Emily Davison
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Suffragist, Activist
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 8, 1913
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 7 Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo
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Famous As: Philosopher, Spiritual Leader
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: December 5, 1950
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 8 Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Down Ampney, England
Died: August 26, 1958
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 9 David Unaipon

David Unaipon
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Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Australia
Died: February 7, 1967

 10 William Desmond Taylor

William Desmond Taylor
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Carlow, Ireland
Died: February 1, 1922
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 11 Zane Grey

Zane Grey
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Died: October 23, 1939

 12 Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley
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Listed In: Illustrators
Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: March 16, 1898
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 13 Eduard Bloch

Eduard Bloch
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hluboká nad Vltavou
Died: June 1, 1945

 14 Maude Adams

Maude Adams
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: July 17, 1953
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 15 Emily Post

Emily Post
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore
Died: September 25, 1960

 16 Julia Morgan

Julia Morgan
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: February 2, 1957
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 17 Haakon VII of Norway

Haakon VII of Norway
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King of Norway (1905-1957)
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charlottenlund, Denmark
Died: September 21, 1957

 18 Léon Blum

Léon Blum
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of France
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris
Died: March 30, 1950
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 19 Mathilde Kschessinska

Mathilde Kschessinska
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Ballerina from the Polish noble family Krzesiński
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ligovo
Died: June 7, 1971

 20 Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein

Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cumberland Lodge, Old Windsor
Died: December 8, 1956
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 21 Harlan F. Stone

Harlan F. Stone
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chesterfield, New Hampshire, United States
Died: April 22, 1946

 22 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Abdullah Yusuf Ali
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Famous As: Translator
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: December 10, 1953
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 23 Anna Held

Anna Held
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: August 12, 1918

 24 Paul Laurence Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: February 9, 1906
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 25 Habibullah Khan

Habibullah Khan
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tashkent
Died: February 20, 1919

 26 Sergei Diaghilev

Sergei Diaghilev
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Famous As: Art Critic
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chudovsky District, Russia
Died: August 19, 1929
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 27 Frank Worsley

Frank Worsley
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sailor, Explorer
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Akaroa, New Zealand
Died: February 1, 1943

 28 Paul Langevin

Paul Langevin
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Professor, Chemist, Philosopher of science, Educationist, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: December 19, 1946
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 29 William Heath Robinson

William Heath Robinson
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Listed In: Cartoonists
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 13, 1944

 30 Albert C. Barnes

Albert C. Barnes
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 24, 1951

 31 Alexandra Kollontai

Alexandra Kollontai
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 9, 1952

 32 Julius Koch

Julius Koch
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Famous As: Tallest people
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Reutlingen, Germany
Died: March 30, 1902

 33 John McCrae

John McCrae
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 28, 1918

 34 Learned Hand

Learned Hand
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Listed In: Judges
Famous As: Former United States Judge and Judicial Philosopher
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Albany
Died: August 18, 1961

 35 Leon Leonwood Bean

Leon Leonwood Bean
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenwood, Maine, United States
Died: February 5, 1967

 36 Jože Plečnik

Jože Plečnik
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: January 7, 1957

 37 Julius Fučík

Julius Fučík
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Town, Prague, Czech Republic
Died: September 25, 1916

 38 William Monroe Trotter

William Monroe Trotter
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Editor
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ohio, United States
Died: April 7, 1934

 39 Djemal Pasha

Djemal Pasha
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mitilini, Greece
Died: July 21, 1922

 40 Princess Margaret of Prussia

Princess Margaret of Prussia
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Palace, Potsdam, Germany
Died: January 22, 1954

 41 Georgy Chicherin

Georgy Chicherin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tambov Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: July 7, 1936

 42 José Sanjurjo

José Sanjurjo
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Officer, Military personnel
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pamplona
Died: July 20, 1936

 43 Marcel Mauss

Marcel Mauss
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Famous As: Sociologist, Anthropologist
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Épinal, Vosges, France
Died: February 10, 1950

 44 Louis Blériot

Louis Blériot
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, Aerospace engineer
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambrai
Died: August 2, 1936

 45 Willie Keeler

Willie Keeler
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: January 1, 1923

 46 Edith Wilson

Edith Wilson
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Listed In: First Ladies
Famous As: First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wytheville, Virginia, United States
Died: December 28, 1961

 47 Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark

Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: February 8, 1938

 48 Edward Gordon Craig

Edward Gordon Craig
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Famous As: Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer, Painter
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stevenage
Died: July 29, 1966

 49 Joseph Taylor Robinson

Joseph Taylor Robinson
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lonoke, Arkansas, United States
Died: July 14, 1937

 50 Addison Mizner

Addison Mizner
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Benicia
Died: February 5, 1933