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.

Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

30th November

British

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover
(31st U.S. President)

10th August

American

Harry HoudiniHarry Houdini
(Illusionist)

24th March

Hungarian

Robert FrostRobert Frost
(Poet)

26th March

American

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
(American novelist)

3rd February

American

Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
(Inventor)

25th April

Italian

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

29th January

American

Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg
(Composer)

13th September

Austrian

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery
(Author)

30th November

Canadian

Chaim WeizmannChaim Weizmann
(Former President of Israel)

27th November

British

Charles IvesCharles Ives
(Composer)

20th October

American

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
(Poet & Writer)

16th January

Canadian,French,British

Carl Bosch Carl Bosch
(Chemist & Engineer)

27th August

German

Antanas SmetonaAntanas Smetona
(Former President of Lithuania)

10th August

Lithuanian

Johannes StarkJohannes Stark
(Nobel Prize Winner in Physics)

15th April

German

Sir Ernest ShackletonSir Ernest Shackleton
(Antarctic explorer)

15th February

British

August KroghAugust Krogh
(Zoophysiologist)

15th November

Danish

Joseph ErlangerJoseph Erlanger
(Physiologist)

5th January

American

Joaquín Torres GarcíaJoaquín Torres García
(Artist)

28th July

Uruguayan

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
(Novelist & Playwright)

25th January

British

Einar JónssonEinar Jónsson
(Icelandic sculptor)

11th May

Icelander

Gilbert K. ChestertonGilbert K. Chesterton
(Writer)

29th May

British

Gustavus Theodore von HolstGustavus Theodore von Holst
(Composer)

21st September

British

G. K. ChestertonG. K. Chesterton
(Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Autobiographer, Writer, Screenwriter, Philosopher, Biographer, Illustrator, Crime writer)

29th May

British

Howard CarterHoward Carter
(British archaeologist)

9th May

British

W. Somerset MaughamW. Somerset Maugham
(Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter)

25th January

French,British

Gustav HolstGustav Holst
(Composer)

21st September

British

Edward ThorndikeEdward Thorndike
(Psychologist, University teacher)

31st August

American

Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
(Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer, Archaeologist, Poet, Diplomat)

9th October

Russian

Talaat PashaTalaat Pasha
(politician)

10th April

Turkish

Lewis HineLewis Hine
(Sociologist, Photographer, Artist)

26th September

American

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

23rd March

American

Daniel François MalanDaniel François Malan
(Minister, Politician)

22nd May

South African

Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(Author, Theologian)

24th July

British

Bert WilliamsBert Williams
(Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor)

12th November

American

Vsevolod MeyerholdVsevolod Meyerhold
(actor, theatre director, playwright)

28th January

Russian

Ernst CassirerErnst Cassirer
(Philosopher, University teacher)

28th July

Polish,Swedish

Charles A. BeardCharles A. Beard
(Historian of the modern age, Historian, University teacher)

27th November

American

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn
(Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic, Pianist)

9th August

French,Venezuelan

Amy LowellAmy Lowell
(Poet, Writer, Socialite)

9th February

American

Max SchelerMax Scheler
(Philosopher, Anthropologist, University teacher, Sociologist)

22nd August

German

Arthur MeighenArthur Meighen
(Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat)

16th June

Canadian

Hugo von HofmannsthalHugo von Hofmannsthal
(Novelist, Librettist, Poet, Playwright, Writer, Screenwriter)

1st February

Austrian

Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
(Painter, Sculptor)

1st May

Italian,American

Elsa von Freytag-LoringhovenElsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
(Sculptor, Writer, Painter, Model, Poet, Artist)

12th July

German

Gustave WhiteheadGustave Whitehead
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer)

1st January

German,American

Luigi EinaudiLuigi Einaudi
(President)

24th March

Italian

Reginald JohnstonReginald Johnston
(Politician, Diplomat, Teacher)

21st May

Scottish

Konstantin PätsKonstantin Päts
(Politician)

23rd February

Estonian

Abbas II of EgyptAbbas II of Egypt
(Khedive)

14th July

Egyptian

Auguste PerretAuguste Perret
(architect)

12th February

French

Serge KoussevitzkySerge Koussevitzky
(Composer, Conductor, Musician)

26th July

Eugen FischerEugen Fischer
(Anthropologist, Physician, Racial hygienist, Geneticist, University teacher)

5th July

German

Henri GuisanHenri Guisan
(Officer)

21st October

Swiss

PolairePolaire
(Actor, Singer, Stage actor)

14th May

French

Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
(Singer, Actor, Opera singer)

25th December

Aleksandr KolchakAleksandr Kolchak
(Explorer)

16th October

Russian

Mary GardenMary Garden
(Singer, Opera singer, Actor)

20th February

American

Shahaji IIShahaji II

26th June

Indian

William Somerset MaughamWilliam Somerset Maugham

25th January

British

Alice Duer MillerAlice Duer Miller
(Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer)

28th July

American

Egas MonizEgas Moniz

29th November

Portuguese

Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.
(Officer)

1st October

American

Karl KrausKarl Kraus
(writer, poet, journalist, essayist)

28th April

Austrian,Czech

Bernhard HoetgerBernhard Hoetger
(Painter, Sculptor, Architect)

4th May

German

Robert ServiceRobert Service
(Writer, Poet, Novelist)

16th January

British

Lou HooverLou Hoover
(U.S. First Lady, Philanthropist)

30th November

Apirana NgataApirana Ngata

3rd July

New Zealander

E.L. ThorndikeE.L. Thorndike
(Academic, Psychologist)

30th November

W. L. Mackenzie KingW. L. Mackenzie King
(Prime Minister,politician)

17th December

Canadian

Thomas John Watson, Sr.Thomas John Watson, Sr.

17th February

American

Oswald J. ChambersOswald J. Chambers

24th July

Welsh