Famous People Born In 1873

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Discover the most famous people born in 1873. The list includes people like Willa Cather, Lee de Forest, Sidney Reilly, Alexis Carrel, Max Reger and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, journalists and directors born in 1873. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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Sergei Rachmaninoff
(Russian Composer Who Was Considered One of the Finest Pianists of His Era)
Sergei Rachmaninoff
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Starorussky Uyezd
Died: March 28, 1943
Thérèse of Lisieux
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Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alençon, France
Died: September 30, 1897
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Ma Barker
(Matriarch of the Barker Family)
Ma Barker
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Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ash Grove, Missouri, United States
Died: January 16, 1935
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Colette
(Best Known for Her Novel 'Gigi')
Colette
5
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, France
Died: August 3, 1954
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Thomas Andrews
(Businessperson, Naval Architect)
Thomas Andrews
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Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Comber, County Down, Ireland
Died: April 15, 1912
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Willa Cather
(Author)
Willa Cather
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winchester
Died: April 24, 1947
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Alberto Santos Dumont
(Brazilian aviator)
Alberto Santos Dumont
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Listed In: Aviators
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santos Dumont
Died: July 23, 1932
 8 
Leon Czolgosz
(American Steelworker and Anarchist Who Assassinated President William McKinley)
Leon Czolgosz
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Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: October 29, 1901
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Sidney Reilly
(British Secret Service Bureau Agent)
Sidney Reilly
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Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odessa
Died: November 5, 1925
 10 
W. C. Handy
(Composer)
W. C. Handy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: March 28, 1958
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Lee de Forest
(Father of Radio)
Lee de Forest
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Council Bluffs, Iowa, U.S.
Died: June 30, 1961
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Alfred Emanuel Smith
(42nd Governor of New York (1923-28))
Alfred Emanuel Smith
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Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 4, 1944
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Ford Madox Ford
(British Writer Known for His Novels: 'The Good Soldier', 'Parade’s End' Tetralogy and 'The Fifth Queen' Trilogy)
Ford Madox Ford
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Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Merton, Surrey, England
Died: June 26, 1939
 14 
Francisco I. Madero
(37th President of Mexico)
Francisco I. Madero
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Parras de la Fuente, Mexico
Died: February 22, 1913
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Karl Schwarzschild
(Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University teacher, Mathematician)
Karl Schwarzschild
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: May 11, 1916
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John McGraw
(Baseball player)
John McGraw
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Truxton, New York, United States
Died: February 25, 1934
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Daniel Daly
(Military Leader)
Daniel Daly
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glen Cove, New York, United States
Died: April 27, 1937
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Alexander Bogdanov
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Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sokolka, Poland
Died: April 7, 1928
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Adolph Zukor
(Film producer)
Adolph Zukor
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Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ricse
Died: June 10, 1976
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Alice Guy-Blaché
(Film director)
Alice Guy-Blaché
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Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: March 24, 1968
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Julius Martov
(Russian Revolutionary and Prominent Menshevik Leader)
Julius Martov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: April 4, 1923
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Max Reinhardt
(One of the Most Prominent Directors of German-Language Theatre in the Early 20th Century)
Max Reinhardt
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Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baden, Austria
Died: October 31, 1943
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Max Reger
(German Composer, Pianist, Organist and Conductor)
Max Reger
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brand, Germany
Died: May 11, 1916
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Elena of Montenegro
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cetinje, Montenegro
Died: November 28, 1952
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Eliel Saarinen
(A Leading Architect and Urban Planner Known for His 'Art Nouveau' Buildings)
Eliel Saarinen
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Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rantasalmi
Died: July 1, 1950
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Thomas J. Pendergast
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Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Died: January 26, 1945
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Alexis Carrel
(Surgeon, Biologist)
Alexis Carrel
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, Rhône, France
Died: November 5, 1944
 28 
Nellie McClung
(Writer, Human rights activist, Politician)
Nellie McClung
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatsworth, Ontario, Canada
Died: September 1, 1951
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Charles R. Walgreen
(American Businessman and Founder of 'Walgreens')
Charles R. Walgreen
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dixon, Illinois, United States
Died: December 11, 1939
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Melitta Bentz
(Entrepreneur)
Melitta Bentz
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Listed In: Business Women
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: June 29, 1950
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Leo Amery
(Politician)
Leo Amery
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Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, India
Died: September 16, 1955
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Maud Allan
(Canadian Dancer Known for Her 'Dance of the Seven Veils')
Maud Allan
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Listed In: Choreographers
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: October 7, 1956
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Mistinguett
(Actress)
Mistinguett
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Enghien-les-Bains, France
Died: January 5, 1956
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Spiridon Louis
(Greek Water Carrier, Marathon Runner and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Spiridon Louis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marousi, Greece
Died: March 26, 1940
 35 
Antonie Pannekoek
(Astronomer, Historian of science, Philosopher, University teacher)
Antonie Pannekoek
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vaassen
Died: April 28, 1960
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Otto Loewi
(Former pharmacologist and psychobiologist who discovered the role of acetylcholine as an endogenous neurotransmitter)
Otto Loewi
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: December 25, 1961
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Ellen Glasgow
(Novelist)
Ellen Glasgow
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: November 21, 1945
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Iuliu Maniu
(32nd Prime Minister of Romania Who was Later Convicted of Treason and Given Life Imprisonment)
Iuliu Maniu
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Badacin, Romania
Died: February 5, 1953
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Tullio Levi-Civita
(Mathematician)
Tullio Levi-Civita
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Padua
Died: December 29, 1941
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Upendranath Brahmachari
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jamalpur
Died: February 6, 1946
 41 
Constantin Carathéodory
(Greek Mathematician Who Made Important Contributions to the Theory of Real Functions and to the Calculus of Variations)
Constantin Carathéodory
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 2, 1950
 42 
Lady Ottoline Morrell
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Died: April 21, 1938
 43 
Ibrahim of Johor
(Malaysian king)
Ibrahim of Johor
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istana Bidadari, Serangoon, Singapore, Straits Settlements
Died: May 8, 1959
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Sándor Ferenczi
(Psychanalyst, Psychiatrist, Non-fiction writer, Neurologist)
Sándor Ferenczi
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Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Miskolc
Died: May 22, 1933
 45 
Kyösti Kallio
(The 4th President & the 8th Prime Minister of Finland)
Kyösti Kallio
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ylivieska
Died: December 19, 1940
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Leo Baeck
(German Rabbi, Scholar and Theologian)
Leo Baeck
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Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leszno, Poland
Died: November 2, 1956
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William McMaster Murdoch
(British Sailor Who Was the First Officer on the ‘RMS Titanic’)
William McMaster Murdoch
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Listed In: Sailors
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dalbeattie, Scotland
Died: April 15, 1912
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Kyōka Izumi
(Playwright)
Kyōka Izumi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Died: September 7, 1939
Barbados Joe Walcott
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Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Demerara, Guyana
Died: October 4, 1935
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Liang Qichao
(Former Chinese Director of the Imperial Library of Peking (1925 - 1927))
Liang Qichao
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Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Xinhui, China
Died: January 19, 1929