Famous People Born In 1874

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Discover the most famous people born in 1874. The list includes people like Lucy Maud Montgomery, Winston Churchill, Harry Houdini, Herbert Hoover, Robert Frost and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, novelists, political leaders and composers born in 1874. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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Winston Churchill
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940 - 1945, 1951 - 1955))
Winston Churchill
97
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Blenheim Palace, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 24, 1965
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Harry Houdini
(Illusionist and Stunt Performer Known for His Sensational Escape Acts)
Harry Houdini
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Listed In: Magicians
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 31, 1926
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Robert Frost
(American Poet Who was Known for His Realistic Depictions of Rural Life)
Robert Frost
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 29, 1963
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Sir Ernest Shackleton
(Anglo-Irish Antarctic Explorer)
Sir Ernest Shackleton
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilkea, Ireland
Died: January 5, 1922
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Herbert Hoover
(31st President of the United States (1929 – 1933))
Herbert Hoover
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Branch, Iowa, United States
Died: October 20, 1964
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Guglielmo Marconi
(Inventor of 'Radio' and Winner of 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics)
Guglielmo Marconi
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Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: July 20, 1937
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Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New London, Canada
Died: April 24, 1942
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Howard Carter
(Archaeologist)
Howard Carter
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Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: March 2, 1939
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Arnold Schoenberg
(One of the Most Influential Composers of the 20th Century)
Arnold Schoenberg
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria
Died: July 13, 1951
 10 
Gilbert K. Chesterton
(One of the Greatest Writers of the 20th Century Best Known as the 'Prince of Paradox')
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 14, 1936
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Gertrude Stein
(American Novelist, Poet and Playwright)
Gertrude Stein
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 27, 1946
 12 
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
(American Financier, Philanthropist and the Only Son of 'Standard Oil' Co-Founder John D. Rockefeller)
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: May 11, 1960
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Honus Wagner
(Baseballer)
Honus Wagner
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chartiers, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 6, 1955
 14 
Gustav Holst
(Was an English Composer)
Gustav Holst
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Died: May 25, 1934
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Henry Travers
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Clarence Odbody’ in the Film ‘It's a Wonderful Life’)
Henry Travers
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prudhoe, Northumberland, England
Died: October 18, 1965
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Edward Thorndike
(Psychologist)
Edward Thorndike
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Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 9, 1949
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Charles Ives
(Composer)
Charles Ives
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: May 19, 1954
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Robert W. Service
(Poet & Writer)
Robert W. Service
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England
Died: September 11, 1958
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William Maugham
(Novelist & Playwright)
William Maugham
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 15, 1965
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Nicholas Roerich
(Russian Painter, Archaeologist and Philosopher)
Nicholas Roerich
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Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 13, 1947
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William Lyon Mackenzie King
(10th Prime Minister of Canada (1935 - 1948))
William Lyon Mackenzie King
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 22, 1950
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António Egas Moniz
(Neurologist)
António Egas Moniz
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Listed In: Neurologists
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Avanca, Estarreja, Portugal
Died: December 13, 1955
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Nap Lajoie
(Baseball player)
Nap Lajoie
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States
Died: February 7, 1959
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Carl Bosch
(Chemist & Engineer)
Carl Bosch
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: April 26, 1940
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Lou Henry Hoover
(First Lady of the United States 1929 – 1933)
Lou Henry Hoover
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa, United States
Died: January 7, 1944
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Chaim Weizmann
(Former President of Israel)
Chaim Weizmann
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Motal
Died: November 9, 1952
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Reginald Johnston
(Commissioner of Weihaiwei (1927–1930) ,Former diplomat who served as the tutor and advisor to Puyi, the last Emperor of China)
Reginald Johnston
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: March 6, 1938
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J. C. Leyendecker
(Illustrator, Painter, Artist)
J. C. Leyendecker
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montabaur
Died: July 26, 1951
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Oswald Chambers
(Author, Theologian)
Oswald Chambers
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Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aberdeen
Died: November 15, 1917
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Bert Williams
(Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor)
Bert Williams
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nassau
Died: March 4, 1922
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Antanas Smetona
(Former President of Lithuania)
Antanas Smetona
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taujėnai
Died: January 9, 1944
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Johannes Stark
(Nobel Prize Winner in Physics)
Johannes Stark
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Freihung
Died: June 21, 1957
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Nikolai Berdyaev
(Former philosopher who emphasized the existential spiritual significance of human freedom and the human person)
Nikolai Berdyaev
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: March 24, 1948
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Charles A. Beard
(Historian of the modern age, Historian, University teacher)
Charles A. Beard
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knightstown
Died: September 1, 1948
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Polaire
(Singer)
Polaire
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Algiers, Algiers, Algeria
Died: October 11, 1939
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Joe Gans
(Boxer)
Joe Gans
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Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: August 10, 1910
Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine
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Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: November 16, 1878
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Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
(German Visual Artist and Poet)
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
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Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Swinoujscie, Poland
Died: December 14, 1927
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Ernst Cassirer
(Philosopher, University teacher)
Ernst Cassirer
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: April 13, 1945
 40 
Josef Suk
(Czech Composer, Violinist and Pupil of 'Antonín Dvořák' Noted for His Composition 'Asrael Symphony')
Josef Suk
1
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Křečovice, Czechia
Died: May 29, 1935
 41 
François Coty
(Perfumer)
François Coty
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Listed In: Publishers
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: July 25, 1934
Joaquín Torres García
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo
Died: August 8, 1949
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Kathleen Lynn
(Politician)
Kathleen Lynn
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Killala, Ireland
Died: September 14, 1955
Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: May 27, 1948
 45 
Auguste Perret
(architect)
Auguste Perret
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Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ixelles
Died: February 25, 1954
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Frank Knox
(Politician)
Frank Knox
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts United States
Died: April 28, 1944
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Ed McGivern
(Sport shooter)
Ed McGivern
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Listed In: Shooters
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lewistown, Montana, United States
Died: December 12, 1957
Princess Elisabeth Marie of Bavaria
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Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: München, Königreich Bayern, Germany
Died: March 4, 1957
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Josep Maria Sert
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Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: November 27, 1945
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Talaat Pasha
(The Grand Vizier of Turkey during World War I)
Talaat Pasha
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kardzali, Bulgaria
Died: March 15, 1921