Famous People Born In 1878

Discover the most famous people born in 1878. The list includes people like Joseph Stalin, Pancho Villa, Upton Sinclair, Lise Meitner, Jack Johnson (Boxer) and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, novelists and historians born in 1878. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Japan & Austria and many more countries.

Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin
(Communist Revolutionary & Ruler of former USSR)

18th December

Georgian,Russian

Pancho VillaPancho Villa
(General)

5th June

Mexican

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
(American writer)

20th September

American

Lionel BarrymoreLionel Barrymore
(Actor)

28th April

American

C. RajagopalachariC. Rajagopalachari
(Politician, Independence Activist, Lawyer, Writer & Statesman)

10th December

Indian

Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon
(Former President of the Philippines)

19th August

Filipino

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
(American playwright)

3rd July

American

Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
(Physicist)

7th November

Austrian

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
(Writer & Editor)

6th January

American

Louis ChevroletLouis Chevrolet
(Founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company)

25th December

Swiss,American

Martin BuberMartin Buber
(Philosopher)

8th February

Austrian,Israeli

Gustav StresemannGustav Stresemann
(Chancellor of Germany)

10th May

German

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Lillian Moller GilbrethLillian Moller Gilbreth
(Mother of Modern Management)

24th May

American

J. F. C. FullerJ. F. C. Fuller
(General)

1st September

British

Don MarquisDon Marquis
(Humorist)

29th July

American

Carlos Saavedra LamasCarlos Saavedra Lamas
(First Latin American Nobel Peace Prize Recipient)

1st November

Argentinian

Anton Hansen TammsaareAnton Hansen Tammsaare
(Writer)

30th January

Estonian

Peyo YavorovPeyo Yavorov
(Poet)

1st January

Bulgarian

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Jack Johnson (Boxer)Jack Johnson (Boxer)

31st March

American

Alfred DoblinAlfred Doblin
(Writer, Doctor)

10th August

German

Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
(Political figure)

15th March

Iranian

John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
(Psychologist)

9th January

American

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
(Amateur wrestler)

22nd May

Pakistani

Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
(Film actor, Stage actor)

25th May

American

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Major TaylorMajor Taylor
(Cyclist)

30th November

Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
(Emperor)

4th December

Russian

Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
(Mystic, Writer)

21st February

French,Indian

Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
(Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer)

22nd July

Polish

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
(Politician, Officer, Military personnel)

2nd September

German,Polish

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
(Politician, Lawyer, Journalist)

15th October

French

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Shigeru YoshidaShigeru Yoshida
(Politician, Diplomat)

22nd September

Japanese

James ColosimoJames Colosimo
(Criminal)

16th February

American

Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
(Soldier, Military personnel)

27th July

Japanese

Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
(Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer)

31st December

Uruguayan

P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
(philosopher, writer)

4th March

Russian

Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
(Author)

16th October

Indian

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Augustus JohnAugustus John
(Painter, Etcher)

4th January

British

James Truslow AdamsJames Truslow Adams
(Historian of the modern age, Historian, Biographer)

18th October

American

Alexander von FalkenhausenAlexander von Falkenhausen
(Soldier, Politician, Military personnel)

29th October

German

Kurt von Hammerstein-EquordKurt von Hammerstein-Equord
(Military personnel)

26th September

German

Princess Ingeborg of DenmarkPrincess Ingeborg of Denmark

2nd August

Danish

Jorge UbicoJorge Ubico
(Politician, Officer)

10th November

Guatemalan

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André CitroënAndré Citroën
(French industrialist)

5th February

French

Alfred MunningsAlfred Munnings
(painter)

8th October

British

William AberhartWilliam Aberhart
(Politician)

30th December

Canadian

Ferenc MolnárFerenc Molnár
(Author)

12th January

Hungarian,American

Pyotr Nikolayevich WrangelPyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel
(Officer)

27th August

Belgian,Lithuanian

Agner Krarup ErlangAgner Krarup Erlang
(Mathematician, Engineer, Statistician)

1st January

Danish

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Marcel GrossmannMarcel Grossmann
(Mathematician)

9th April

Swiss

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
(Historian, Professor, Writer)

22nd July

French

Othmar SpannOthmar Spann
(Economist, Philosopher, University teacher, Sociologist)

1st October

Austrian

Hans LedwinkaHans Ledwinka
(Engineer, Entrepreneur)

14th February

Austrian

Ferdynand Antoni OssendowskiFerdynand Antoni Ossendowski
(physicist, chemist, biologist, explorer, anthropologist)

27th May

Polish

George WhippleGeorge Whipple
(Physician)

28th August

American

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Marshall TaylorMarshall Taylor
(Sport cyclist)

26th November

American

Robert WalserRobert Walser

15th April

Swiss

Hattie Ophelia CarawayHattie Ophelia Caraway
(U.S. Representative)

30th November

Upton Sinclair, Jr.Upton Sinclair, Jr.
(Novelist, writer, journalist, political activist, politician)

30th November

American

Jan ŁukasiewiczJan Łukasiewicz
(Polish logician)

21st December

Irish,Ukrainian

Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
(Politician, Diplomat)

14th February

Japanese

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Shōzō MakinoShōzō Makino

22nd September

Japanese

Shōzō MurataShōzō Murata
(diplomat, ambassador)

30th November

Japanese