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
18th December, Georgian, Russian
Communist Revolutionary & Ruler of former USSR
Lionel BarrymoreLionel Barrymore
28th April, American
Actor

Pancho VillaPancho Villa
5th June, Mexican
General

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
20th September, American
American writer

C. RajagopalachariC. Rajagopalachari
10th December, Indian
Politician, Independence Activist, Lawyer, Writer

Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon
19th August, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Yakov YurovskyYakov Yurovsky
19th June, Russian
Soviet Era Executioner

John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
9th January, American
Psychologist

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
3rd July, American
American playwright

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
6th January, American
Writer & Editor
Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
7th November, Austrian
Physicist

Martin BuberMartin Buber
8th February, Austrian, Israeli
Philosopher
Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
25th May, American
Dancer

Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
21st February, French
Spiritual Guru

Louis ChevroletLouis Chevrolet
25th December, Swiss, American
Founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company
Gustav StresemannGustav Stresemann
10th May, German
Chancellor of Germany

Lillian Moller GilbrethLillian Moller Gilbreth
24th May, American
Mother of Modern Management
J. F. C. FullerJ. F. C. Fuller
1st September, British
General

Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
15th March, Iranian
Political figure

Carlos Saavedra LamasCarlos Saavedra Lamas
1st November, Argentinian
First Latin American Nobel Peace Prize Recipient
Don MarquisDon Marquis
29th July, American
Humorist

Anton Hansen TammsaareAnton Hansen Tammsaare
30th January, Estonian
Writer
Peyo YavorovPeyo Yavorov
1st January, Bulgarian
Poet

Jack Johnson (Boxer)Jack Johnson (Boxer)
31st March, American
 

Alfred DoblinAlfred Doblin
10th August, German
Writer, Doctor

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
22nd May, Pakistani
Amateur wrestler
Sergio OsmeñaSergio Osmeña
9th September, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
4th December, Russian
Emperor

Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
22nd July, Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
2nd September, German, Polish
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Major TaylorMajor Taylor
30th November
Cyclist
John MasefieldJohn Masefield
1st June, British
Poet

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James ColosimoJames Colosimo
16th February, American
Criminal

Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
27th July, Japanese
Soldier, Military personnel

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
15th October, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
16th October, Indian
Author
Shigeru YoshidaShigeru Yoshida
22nd September, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat

P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
4th March, Russian
philosopher, writer
Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
31st December, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Alfred MunningsAlfred Munnings
8th October, British
painter

Augustus JohnAugustus John
4th January, British
Painter, Etcher
Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
14th February, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat

James Truslow AdamsJames Truslow Adams
18th October, American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, Biographer
Princess Ingeborg of DenmarkPrincess Ingeborg of Denmark
2nd August, Danish
 

Alexander von FalkenhausenAlexander von Falkenhausen
29th October, German
Soldier, Politician, Military personnel

Kurt von Hammerstein-EquordKurt von Hammerstein-Equord
26th September, German
Military personnel

Jorge UbicoJorge Ubico
10th November, Guatemalan
Politician, Officer

André CitroënAndré Citroën
5th February, French
French industrialist
Barney OldfieldBarney Oldfield
29th January, American
Race-Car Driver

Harry Emerson FosdickHarry Emerson Fosdick
24th May, American
Pastor

Ferenc MolnárFerenc Molnár
12th January, Hungarian, American
Author

Pyotr Nikolayevich WrangelPyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel
27th August, Belgian, Lithuanian
Officer
Marcel GrossmannMarcel Grossmann
9th April, Swiss
Mathematician

Agner Krarup ErlangAgner Krarup Erlang
1st January, Danish
Mathematician, Engineer, Statistician
Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
7th December, Japanese
Author

William AberhartWilliam Aberhart
30th December, Canadian
Politician

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
22nd July, French
Historian, Professor, Writer
Ferdynand Antoni OssendowskiFerdynand Antoni Ossendowski
27th May, Polish
physicist, chemist, biologist, explorer,

Othmar SpannOthmar Spann
1st October, Austrian
Economist, Philosopher, University teacher,
Hans LedwinkaHans Ledwinka
14th February, Austrian
Engineer, Entrepreneur

George WhippleGeorge Whipple
28th August, American
Physician

Marshall TaylorMarshall Taylor
26th November, American
Sport cyclist
Sir William OrpenSir William Orpen
27th November, Irish
Artist

Robert WalserRobert Walser
15th April, Swiss
 
Glenn Hammond CurtissGlenn Hammond Curtiss
21st May, American
Aviator

Shōzō MurataShōzō Murata
30th November, Japanese
diplomat, ambassador

Ernest Joseph KingErnest Joseph King
23rd November, American
Naval Officer

Hattie Ophelia CarawayHattie Ophelia Caraway
1st February, American
U.S. Representative
Shōzō MakinoShōzō Makino
22nd September, Japanese
 
Jan ŁukasiewiczJan Łukasiewicz
21st December, Irish, Ukrainian
Polish logician