Famous People Born In 1874

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.

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 
Winston Churchill
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-45, 1951-55))

Winston Churchill
56
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Blenheim Palace, England
Died: January 24, 1965

 2 
Harry Houdini
(Illusionist)

Harry Houdini
19
Listed In: Magicians
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 31, 1926

 3 

Robert Frost
23
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 29, 1963
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Herbert Hoover
(31st President of the United States)

Herbert Hoover
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Branch, Iowa, United States
Died: October 20, 1964
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Sir Ernest Shackleton
(Antarctic explorer)

Sir Ernest Shackleton
7
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilkea, Ireland
Died: January 5, 1922

Lucy Maud Montgomery
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New London, Canada
Died: April 24, 1942
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Guglielmo Marconi
(Inventor & Physicist)

Guglielmo Marconi
4
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: July 20, 1937
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 8 
Howard Carter
(Archaeologist)

Howard Carter
9
Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: March 2, 1939
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Arnold Schoenberg
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria
Died: July 13, 1951

 10 
Gertrude Stein
(Novelist)

Gertrude Stein
8
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 27, 1946
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William Maugham
(Novelist & Playwright)

William Maugham
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 15, 1965

 12 
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
(Philanthropist & Businessman)

John D. Rockefeller Jr.
9
Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: May 11, 1960
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 13 
Gustav Holst
(Was an English Composer)

Gustav Holst
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Died: May 25, 1934

 14 
Charles Ives
(Composer)

Charles Ives
2
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: May 19, 1954
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 15 
Honus Wagner
(Baseballer)

Honus Wagner
6
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chartiers, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 6, 1955

 16 
William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Former Prime Minister of Canada)

William Lyon Mackenzie King
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 22, 1950
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 17 
Edward Thorndike
(Psychologist)

Edward Thorndike
0
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 9, 1949

 18 

Henry Travers
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prudhoe, Northumberland, England
Died: October 18, 1965
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Robert W. Service
(Poet & Writer)

Robert W. Service
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England
Died: September 11, 1958

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Gilbert K. Chesterton
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kensington, England
Died: June 14, 1936
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Nicholas Roerich
0
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 13, 1947

 22 
António Egas Moniz
(Neurologist)

António Egas Moniz
0
Listed In: Neurologists
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Avanca, Estarreja, Portugal
Died: December 13, 1955
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 23 
Oswald Chambers
(Author, Theologian)

Oswald Chambers
0
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aberdeen
Died: November 15, 1917

 24 
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
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: March 6, 1938
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 25 
Chaim Weizmann
(Former President of Israel)

Chaim Weizmann
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Motal
Died: November 9, 1952

 26 
Carl Bosch
(Chemist & Engineer)

Carl Bosch
1
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: April 26, 1940
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 27 
Charles A. Beard
(Historian of the modern age, Historian, University teacher)

Charles A. Beard
0
Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knightstown
Died: September 1, 1948

 28 
Nikolai Berdyaev
(Former philosopher who emphasized the existential spiritual significance of human freedom and the human person)

Nikolai Berdyaev
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: March 24, 1948
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 29 
Antanas Smetona
(Former President of Lithuania)

Antanas Smetona
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taujėnai
Died: January 9, 1944

 30 
Lewis Hine
(Sociologist)

Lewis Hine
0
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
Died: November 3, 1940

 31 
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
(Former avant-garde, Dadaist artist and poet who worked for several years in Greenwich Village, New York)

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
0
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Swinoujscie, Poland
Died: December 14, 1927

 32 
Bert Williams
(Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor)

Bert Williams
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nassau
Died: March 4, 1922

 33 
J. C. Leyendecker
(Illustrator, Painter, Artist)

J. C. Leyendecker
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montabaur
Died: July 26, 1951

 34 
Johannes Stark
(Nobel Prize Winner in Physics)

Johannes Stark
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Freihung
Died: June 21, 1957

 35 
Frank Knox
(Politician)

Frank Knox
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts United States
Died: April 28, 1944

Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine
0
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: November 16, 1878

 37 
Talaat Pasha
(Political Leader)

Talaat Pasha
1
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kardzali, Bulgaria
Died: March 15, 1921

 38 
François Coty
(Perfumer)

François Coty
0
Listed In: Publishers
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: July 25, 1934

Princess Elisabeth Marie of Bavaria
0
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: München, Königreich Bayern, Germany
Died: March 4, 1957

Joaquín Torres García
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo
Died: August 8, 1949

 41 
Joe Gans
(Boxer)

Joe Gans
0
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: August 10, 1910

 42 
Josef Suk
(Composer)

Josef Suk
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Křečovice, Czechia
Died: May 29, 1935

 43 
Ernst Cassirer
(Philosopher, University teacher)

Ernst Cassirer
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: April 13, 1945

 44 
Konstantin Päts
(1st President of Estonia)

Konstantin Päts
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tahkuranna, Estonia
Died: January 18, 1956

 45 
Arthur Meighen
(Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat)

Arthur Meighen
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ontario
Died: August 5, 1960

 46 
Vsevolod Meyerhold
(Theatre Director)

Vsevolod Meyerhold
1
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Penza, Russia
Died: February 2, 1940

 47 
Gustave Whitehead
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer)

Gustave Whitehead
0
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leutershausen
Died: October 10, 1927

 48 
Amy Lowell
(Poet, Writer, Socialite)

Amy Lowell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: May 12, 1925

 49 
Ed McGivern
(Sport shooter)

Ed McGivern
0
Listed In: Shooters
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lewistown, Montana, United States
Died: December 12, 1957

 50 
Polaire
(Singer)

Polaire
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Algiers, Algiers, Algeria
Died: October 11, 1939