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

05 March 1953

Gori, Georgia

Russian

Sagittarius

Pancho VillaPancho Villa
(General)

5th June

20 July 1923

Durango

Mexican

Gemini

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
(American writer)

20th September

25 November 1968

Baltimore, Maryland

American

Virgo

Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
(Physicist)

7th November

27 October 1968

Vienna

Austrian

Scorpio

Jack Johnson (Boxer)Jack Johnson (Boxer)

31st March

10 June 1946

Texas

American

Aries

C. RajagopalachariC. Rajagopalachari

10th December

25 December 1972

Madras Presidency (British India)

Indian

Sagittarius

Lionel BarrymoreLionel Barrymore
(Actor)

28th April

15 November 1954

Philadelphia

American

Taurus

Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
(Political figure)

15th March

26 July 1944

Alasht

Iranian

Pisces

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan

3rd July

05 November 1942

Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.

American

Cancer

Martin BuberMartin Buber
(Philosopher)

8th February

13 June 1965

Vienna

Austrian,Israeli

Aquarius

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
(Writer & Editor)

6th January

22 July 1967

Galesburg

American

Capricorn

Gustav StresemannGustav Stresemann
(Chancellor of Germany)

10th May

03 October 1929

Berlin

German

Taurus

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

25th December

06 June 1941

La Chaux-de-Fonds, Canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Swiss,American

Capricorn

Lillian Moller GilbrethLillian Moller Gilbreth
(Mother of Modern Management)

24th May

02 January 1972

Oakland

American

Gemini

J. F. C. FullerJ. F. C. Fuller

1st September

10 February 1966

Chichester, West Sussex, England

British

Virgo

Don MarquisDon Marquis

29th July

29 December 1937

Walnut, Illinois

American

Leo

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

1st November

05 May 1959

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentine

Scorpio

Anton Hansen TammsaareAnton Hansen Tammsaare
(Writer)

30th January

01 March 1940

Albu Parish

Estonian

Aquarius

Peyo YavorovPeyo Yavorov
(Poet)

1st January

17 October 1914

Chirpan

Bulgarian

Capricorn

Alfred DoblinAlfred Doblin
(Writer, Doctor)

10th August

26 June 1957

Szczecin

German

Leo

John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
(Psychologist)

9th January

25 September 1958

Greenville

American

Capricorn

Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon
(Politician, Lawyer)

19th August

01 August 1944

Baler

Filipino

Leo

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

22nd July

05 August 1942

Warsaw

Polish

Cancer

Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
(Film actor, Stage actor)

25th May

25 November 1949

Richmond

American

Gemini

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
(Amateur wrestler)

22nd May

22 May 1963

Amritsar

Pakistani

Gemini

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

2nd September

14 March 1946

Stargard

German

Virgo

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

31st December

19 February 1937

Salto

Uruguayan

Capricorn

James ColosimoJames Colosimo
(Criminal)

16th February

11 May 1920

Calabria

American

Aquarius

Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
(Soldier, Military personnel)

27th July

23 December 1948

Aichi Prefecture

Japanese

Leo

Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
(Mystic, Writer)

21st February

17 November 1973

Paris

French,Indian

Pisces

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

18th October

18 May 1949

Brooklyn

American

Libra

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

4th March

02 October 1947

Moscow

Russian

Pisces

Augustus JohnAugustus John
(Painter, Etcher)

4th January

31 October 1961

Tenby

British

Capricorn

Shigeru YoshidaShigeru Yoshida
(Politician, Diplomat)

22nd September

20 October 1967

Kanda

Japanese

Virgo

Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
(Author)

16th October

13 March 1958

Malappuram

Indian

Libra

Alfred MunningsAlfred Munnings
(painter)

8th October

17 July 1959

Mendham, Suffolk

British

Libra

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
(Politician, Lawyer, Journalist)

15th October

21 September 1966

Barcelonnette

French

Libra

Marshall TaylorMarshall Taylor
(Sport cyclist)

26th November

21 June 1932

Indianapolis

American

Sagittarius

Jorge UbicoJorge Ubico
(Politician, Officer)

10th November

14 June 1946

Guatemala City

Guatemalan

Scorpio

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

26th September

24 April 1943

Woldegk

German

Libra

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

29th October

31 July 1966

Silesia Province

German

Scorpio

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

1st January

03 February 1929

Denmark

Danish

Capricorn

William AberhartWilliam Aberhart
(Politician)

30th December

23 May 1943

Perth County

Canadian

Capricorn

Marcel GrossmannMarcel Grossmann
(Mathematician)

9th April

07 September 1936

Budapest

Swiss

Aries

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

1st October

08 July 1950

Vienna

Austrian

Libra

Princess Ingeborg of DenmarkPrincess Ingeborg of Denmark

2nd August

12 March 1958

Charlottenlund Palace

Danish

Leo

Hans LedwinkaHans Ledwinka
(Engineer, Entrepreneur)

14th February

02 March 1967

Klosterneuburg

Austrian

Aquarius

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

27th May

03 January 1945

Ludza

Polish

Gemini

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
(Historian, Professor, Writer)

22nd July

11 September 1956

Nancy

French

Cancer

Major TaylorMajor Taylor
(Cyclist)

30th November

1932 AD

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

30th November

1950 AD

Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
(Politician, Diplomat)

14th February

23 December 1948

Fukuoka Prefecture

Japanese

Aquarius

Robert WalserRobert Walser

15th April

25 December 1956

Biel/Bienne

Swiss

Aries

Shōzō MakinoShōzō Makino

22nd September

25 July 1929

Ukyō-ku, Kyoto

Japanese

Virgo

Shōzō MurataShōzō Murata
(diplomat, ambassador)

30th November

1957 AD

Tokyo

Japanese

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