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

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

Lionel BarrymoreLionel Barrymore
28th April, American
Actor

Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon
19th August, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
20th September, American
American writer
Louis ChevroletLouis Chevrolet
25th December, Swiss, American
Founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company

Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
7th November, Austrian
Physicist

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
6th January, American
Writer & Editor

Martin BuberMartin Buber
8th February, Austrian, Israeli
Philosopher
George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
3rd July, American
American playwright

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

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
Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
15th March, Iranian
Political figure

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
22nd May, Pakistani
Amateur wrestler
John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
9th January, American
Psychologist

Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
25th May, American
Film actor, Stage actor

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
Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
21st February, French, Indian
Mystic, Writer

Major TaylorMajor Taylor
30th November
Cyclist

Shigeru YoshidaShigeru Yoshida
22nd September, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat

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

Augustus JohnAugustus John
4th January, British
Painter, Etcher

P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
4th March, Russian
philosopher, writer

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

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James ColosimoJames Colosimo
16th February, American
Criminal
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

James Truslow AdamsJames Truslow Adams
18th October, American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, Biographer
Jorge UbicoJorge Ubico
10th November, Guatemalan
Politician, Officer

André CitroënAndré Citroën
5th February, French
French industrialist
Alfred MunningsAlfred Munnings
8th October, British
painter

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
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

Robert WalserRobert Walser
15th April, Swiss
 

Hattie Ophelia CarawayHattie Ophelia Caraway
30th November
U.S. Representative
Upton Sinclair, Jr.Upton Sinclair, Jr.
30th November, American
Novelist, writer, journalist, political activist,

Jan ŁukasiewiczJan Łukasiewicz
21st December, Irish, Ukrainian
Polish logician
Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
14th February, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat

Shōzō MakinoShōzō Makino
22nd September, Japanese
 

Shōzō MurataShōzō Murata
30th November, Japanese
diplomat, ambassador