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
Pancho VillaPancho Villa
5th June, Mexican
General

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
20th September, American
American writer

Lionel BarrymoreLionel Barrymore
28th April, American
Actor

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

Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon
19th August, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
25th May, American
Dancer

Gustav StresemannGustav Stresemann
10th May, German
Chancellor of Germany

Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
4th December, Russian
Military Leader
John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
9th January, American
Psychologist

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
3rd July, American
American playwright
Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
7th November, Austrian
Physicist

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
6th January, American
Writer & Editor

Martin BuberMartin Buber
8th February, Austrian, Israeli
Philosopher

Yakov YurovskyYakov Yurovsky
19th June, Russian
Soviet Era Executioner

Louis ChevroletLouis Chevrolet
25th December, Swiss, American
Founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company
Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
21st February, French
Spiritual Guru

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
Don MarquisDon Marquis
29th July, American
Humorist

Carlos Saavedra LamasCarlos Saavedra Lamas
1st November, Argentinian
First Latin American Nobel Peace Prize Recipient
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
Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
31st December, Canadian
Cosmetologist

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

Sergio OsmeñaSergio Osmeña
9th September, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
22nd July, Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer

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Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
15th October, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
16th October, Indian
Author

John MasefieldJohn Masefield
1st June, British
Poet

James ColosimoJames Colosimo
16th February, American
Criminal

Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of DunsanyEdward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany
24th July, Irish, British
Dramatist
Shigeru YoshidaShigeru Yoshida
22nd September, Japanese
Former Prime Minister
P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
4th March, Russian
philosopher, writer

Alfred MunningsAlfred Munnings
8th October, British
painter

Glenn CurtissGlenn Curtiss
21st May, American
Aviator

Maurice René FréchetMaurice René Fréchet
2nd September, French
Mathematician
Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
27th July, Japanese
Soldier, Military personnel

Augustus JohnAugustus John
4th January, British
Painter, Etcher

Clemens August Graf von GalenClemens August Graf von Galen
16th March, German
Bishop

Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
31st December, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

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
Major TaylorMajor Taylor
30th November
Cyclist

Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
14th February, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat

James Truslow AdamsJames Truslow Adams
18th October, American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, Biographer
André CitroënAndré Citroën
5th February, French
French industrialist

Marcel GrossmannMarcel Grossmann
9th April, Swiss
Mathematician
Jorge UbicoJorge Ubico
10th November, Guatemalan
Politician, Officer

Harry Emerson FosdickHarry Emerson Fosdick
24th May, American
Pastor

Barney OldfieldBarney Oldfield
29th January, American
Race-Car Driver

Agner Krarup ErlangAgner Krarup Erlang
1st January, Danish
Mathematician, Engineer, Statistician

Ferenc MolnárFerenc Molnár
12th January, Hungarian, American
Author
Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
7th December, Japanese
Author

Pyotr Nikolayevich WrangelPyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel
27th August, Lithuanian, Russian
Military Officer

Jan ŁukasiewiczJan Łukasiewicz
21st December, Irish, Ukrainian
Polish logician

Abdelaziz of MoroccoAbdelaziz of Morocco
24th February, Moroccan
Sultan of Morocco
Chen JiongmingChen Jiongming
18th January, Chinese
Political Figure

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
22nd July, French
Historian, Professor, Writer
Othmar SpannOthmar Spann
1st October, Austrian
Economist, Philosopher, University teacher,

Hans LedwinkaHans Ledwinka
14th February, Austrian
Engineer, Entrepreneur

Oliver St. John GogartyOliver St. John Gogarty
17th August, Irish
Poet
Ferdynand Antoni OssendowskiFerdynand Antoni Ossendowski
27th May, Polish
physicist, chemist, biologist, explorer,

Kuzma Petrov-VodkinKuzma Petrov-Vodkin
5th November, Russian
Painter
George WhippleGeorge Whipple
28th August, American
Physician

William AberhartWilliam Aberhart
30th December, Canadian
Politician

Gustav RadbruchGustav Radbruch
21st November, German
Politician
Eva TanguayEva Tanguay
1st August, Canadian
Singer

Ossip GabrilowitschOssip Gabrilowitsch
7th February, American, Russian
Pianist
Emmy DestinnEmmy Destinn
26th February, Czech
Operatic Soprano

Takeo ArishimaTakeo Arishima
4th March, Japanese
Novelist

Hans ZinsserHans Zinsser
17th November, American
Physician

Eino LeinoEino Leino
6th July, Finnish
Poet
Richard GoldschmidtRichard Goldschmidt
12th April, German, American
Geneticist
Alfréd HajósAlfréd Hajós
1st February, Hungarian
Swimmer

Grace AbbottGrace Abbott
17th November, American
Social Worker

Paul PelliotPaul Pelliot
28th May, French
Sinologist

Georg KaiserGeorg Kaiser
25th November, German
Dramatist
Lawrence Joseph HendersonLawrence Joseph Henderson
3rd June, American
Physiologist

Lionel GroulxLionel Groulx
13th January, Canadian
Historian

Gordon CoatesGordon Coates
3rd February, New Zealander
Prime minister

Wilfrid Wilson GibsonWilfrid Wilson Gibson
2nd October, British
Poet

Ernst AlexandersonErnst Alexanderson
25th January, Swedish, American
Electrical Engineer
Fred FisherFred Fisher
2nd January, American
Automobile-body manufacturer

Adelaide CrapseyAdelaide Crapsey
9th September, American
Poet
Isaiah BowmanIsaiah Bowman
26th December, Canadian, American
Geographer

Charles-Ferdinand RamuzCharles-Ferdinand Ramuz
24th September, Swiss
Writer
Rutland BoughtonRutland Boughton
23rd January, British
Composer
Dorothea Douglass Lambert ChambersDorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers
3rd September, British
Tennis Player