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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gori, Georgia
Died: March 5, 1953

 2 Lionel Barrymore

Lionel Barrymore
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: November 15, 1954

 3 Pancho Villa

Pancho Villa
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Durango
Died: July 20, 1923
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 4 Jack Johnson (Boxer)

Jack Johnson (Boxer)
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Listed In: Boxers
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: June 10, 1946
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 5 Manuel L. Quezon

Manuel L. Quezon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the Philippines
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baler
Died: August 1, 1944

 6 C. Rajagopalachari

C. Rajagopalachari
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Famous As: Politician, Independence Activist, Lawyer, Writer & Statesman
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madras Presidency (British India)
Died: December 25, 1972
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 7 Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Died: November 25, 1968
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 8 Rezā Shāh

Rezā Shāh
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Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alasht
Died: July 26, 1944
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 9 Bill Robinson

Bill Robinson
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: November 25, 1949

 10 Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tsentralny District, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 13, 1918
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 11 John B. Watson

John B. Watson
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Listed In: Psychologists
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Travelers Rest, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 25, 1958

 12 Lise Meitner

Lise Meitner
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 27, 1968
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 13 Sergio Osmeña

Sergio Osmeña
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Famous As: Former President of the Philippines
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cebu City, Philippines
Died: October 19, 1961

 14 Charles Joughin

Charles Joughin
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Listed In: Chefs
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Birkenhead, England
Died: December 9, 1956
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 15 The Great Gama

The Great Gama
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Listed In: Martial Artists
Famous As: Amateur wrestler
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amritsar
Died: May 22, 1963

 16 Mitsuyo Maeda

Mitsuyo Maeda
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Famous As: Mixed martial artists
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan
Died: November 28, 1941
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 17 Yakov Yurovsky

Yakov Yurovsky
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Famous As: Soviet Era Executioner
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tomsk, Siberia, Russian Empire
Died: 1938 AD

 18 Ernest Joseph King

Ernest Joseph King
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Naval Officer
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lorain, Ohio, United States
Died: June 25, 1956
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 19 Mirra Alfassa

Mirra Alfassa
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Famous As: Spiritual Guru
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 17, 1973

 20 James Colosimo

James Colosimo
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Calabria
Died: May 11, 1920
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 21 Martin Buber

Martin Buber
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: June 13, 1965

 22 Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg
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Famous As: Writer & Editor
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Galesburg, Illinois, United States
Died: July 22, 1967
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 23 Mohammad Ali Jauhar

Mohammad Ali Jauhar
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist, Journalist
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: January 4, 1931

 24 Harry Carey

Harry Carey
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: September 21, 1947
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 25 Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel

Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zarasai, Lithuania
Died: April 25, 1928

 26 Werner von Blomberg

Werner von Blomberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stargard Szczeciński
Died: March 14, 1946
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 27 Paul Reynaud

Paul Reynaud
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barcelonnette
Died: September 21, 1966

 28 George M. Cohan

George M. Cohan
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: American playwright
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died: November 5, 1942
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 29 Gustav Stresemann

Gustav Stresemann
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chancellor of Germany
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: October 3, 1929

 30 Iwane Matsui

Iwane Matsui
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Soldier, Military personnel
Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aichi Prefecture
Died: December 23, 1948

 31 Louis Chevrolet

Louis Chevrolet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Co-founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: June 6, 1941

 32 Conrad Schlumberger

Conrad Schlumberger
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geophysicist
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guebwiller, France
Died: May 9, 1936

 33 Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden
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Listed In: Business Women
Famous As: Cosmetologist
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 18, 1966

 34 Janusz Korczak

Janusz Korczak
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Listed In: Pediatricians
Famous As: Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: August 5, 1942

 35 Shigeru Yoshida

Shigeru Yoshida
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Died: October 20, 1967

 36 Lillian Moller Gilbreth

Lillian Moller Gilbreth
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Mother of Modern Management
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oakland
Died: January 2, 1972

 37 John Masefield

John Masefield
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ledbury, United Kingdom
Died: May 12, 1967

 38 Augustus John

Augustus John
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter, Etcher
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tenby
Died: October 31, 1961

 39 Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray
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Listed In: Designers
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Enniscorthy, Ireland
Died: October 31, 1976

 40 Vallathol Narayana Menon

Vallathol Narayana Menon
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malappuram
Died: March 13, 1958

 41 Princess Ingeborg of Denmark

Princess Ingeborg of Denmark
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Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charlottenlund Palace
Died: March 12, 1958

 42 P. D. Ouspensky

P. D. Ouspensky
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: philosopher, writer
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: October 2, 1947

 43 Glenn Curtiss

Glenn Curtiss
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hammondsport, New York, United States
Died: July 23, 1930

 44 Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Rödental, Germany
Died: April 16, 1942

 45 Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lambeth, Surrey, England
Died: April 9, 1917

 46 Alexander von Falkenhausen

Alexander von Falkenhausen
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Soldier, Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Silesia Province
Died: July 31, 1966

 47 Horacio Quiroga

Horacio Quiroga
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salto, Uruguay
Died: February 19, 1937

 48 Clemens August Graf von Galen

Clemens August Graf von Galen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dinklage Castle, Dinklage, Oldenburg, Germany
Died: March 22, 1946

 49 Major Taylor

Major Taylor
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Listed In: Cyclists
Famous As: Cyclist
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 21, 1932

 50 Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord

Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Woldegk
Died: April 24, 1943