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

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

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

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

Aubrey BeardsleyAubrey Beardsley
21st August, British
Illustrator
Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27th June, American
Poet

Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
31st March, Russian
Revolutionary

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

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

Anna HeldAnna Held
8th March, French
Actress, Singer
David UnaiponDavid Unaipon
28th September, Australian
Preacher

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

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

Maude AdamsMaude Adams
11th November, American
Actress
Abdullah Yusuf AliAbdullah Yusuf Ali
14th April, Indian
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Harlan F. StoneHarlan F. Stone
11th October, American
Lawyer
RanjitsinhjiRanjitsinhji
10th September, Indian
Cricketer

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

Sergei DiaghilevSergei Diaghilev
31st March, Russian
Art Critic

Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
18th August, Russian
ballet dancer
William Monroe TrotterWilliam Monroe Trotter
7th April, American
Editor
Maurice GamelinMaurice Gamelin
20th September, French
military personnel

Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe
1st February, American
Spree killer

Eduard BlochEduard Bloch
30th January, Austrian
Physician

Emily PostEmily Post
27th October, American
Novelist
John McCraeJohn McCrae
30th November, Canadian
Poet

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
20th January, American
Architect

Louis BlériotLouis Blériot
1st July, French
Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, Aerospace engineer

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

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

Djemal PashaDjemal Pasha
6th May, Turkish
Military leader
Emil HáchaEmil Hácha
12th July, Czech
Lawyer

Michael Joseph SavageMichael Joseph Savage
23rd March, New Zealander
Politician, Diplomat

Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
2nd January, American
Chemist
A. Mitchell PalmerA. Mitchell Palmer
4th May, American
Attorney

Johan HuizingaJohan Huizinga
7th December, Dutch
Cultural historian, Historian, University teacher,
Addison MiznerAddison Mizner
12th December, American
Architect

Habibullah KhanHabibullah Khan
3rd June, Afghan
Politician

Sir Henry Maximilian BeerbohmMax Beerbohm
24th August, British
Essayist

Joseph Taylor RobinsonJoseph Taylor Robinson
26th August, American
Politician

John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
8th October, British
Philosopher
Willie KeelerWillie Keeler
3rd March, American
Baseball player

Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
16th January, Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,

Wilhelm MiklasWilhelm Miklas
15th October, Austrian
President of Austria

Georgy ChicherinGeorgy Chicherin
24th November, Russian
Revolutionary
Edward Adrian WilsonEdward Adrian Wilson
23rd July, British
Explorer, Ornithologist, Painter, Scientist

Ludwig KlagesLudwig Klages
10th December, German
Philosopher
Otto BraunOtto Braun
28th January, German, Russian
Politician

Edward JohnstonEdward Johnston
11th February, British
Graphic designer

Carlo SforzaCarlo Sforza
24th January, Italian
Statesman
Édouard HerriotÉdouard Herriot
5th July, French
Politician

Albert Payson TerhuneAlbert Payson Terhune
21st December, American
Author
Leon Leonwood BeanLeon Leonwood Bean
13th October, American
Inventor

Willem de SitterWillem de Sitter
6th May, Dutch
Mathematician

Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount HailshamDouglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham
28th February, British
Lawyer
Pío BarojaPío Baroja
28th December, Spanish
Writer, Physician, Novelist

Kid McCoyKid McCoy
13th October, American
Boxer
Walter E. ScottWalter E. Scott
20th September, American
Con man

Clara ButtClara Butt
1st February, British
Contralto

Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
13th August, Swiss, German
Chemist

Mikhail TsvetMikhail Tsvet
14th May, Italian, Russian
Botanist
Albert SarrautAlbert Sarraut
28th July, French
Politician
Anton KorošecAnton Korošec
12th May, Slovenian, Yugoslav
Political leader

Ahmed Lutfi el-SayedAhmed Lutfi el-Sayed
15th January, Egyptian
Media person

Alexander MeiklejohnAlexander Meiklejohn
1st February, American
Philosopher

Hafez IbrahimHafez Ibrahim
24th February, Egyptian
Poet
Billy BitzerBilly Bitzer
21st April, American
Cinematographer

Mikhail KuzminMikhail Kuzmin
18th October, Russian
Poet

Robert MaillartRobert Maillart
6th February, Swiss
Swiss civil engineer

Joseph HertzJoseph Hertz
25th September, British
Rabbi

Madeline McDowell BreckinridgeMadeline McDowell Breckinridge
20th May, American
Human Rights Activist
Camille GuérinCamille Guérin
22nd December, French
Veterinarian

DOHERTY, HENRY LATHAMReginald Doherty
14th October, British
Tennis Player
Alexandru Vaida-VoevodAlexandru Vaida-Voevod
27th February, Hungarian, Romanian
Politician

Ottokar CzerninOttokar Czernin
26th September, Austrian, Czech, Hungarian
Diplomat
Wilfred TrotterWilfred Trotter
3rd November, British
Surgeon
Lionel CurtisLionel Curtis
30th November, British
Author