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

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

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

Lionel BarrymoreLionel Barrymore
28th April, American
Actor
John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
9th January, American
Psychologist

Gustav StresemannGustav Stresemann
10th May, German
Chancellor of Germany

Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
25th May, American
Dancer
Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
7th November, Austrian
Physicist

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
6th January, American
Writer & Editor
Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
21st February, French
Spiritual Guru

Louis ChevroletLouis Chevrolet
25th December, Swiss, American
Founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company

Martin BuberMartin Buber
8th February, Austrian, Israeli
Philosopher

Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
4th December, Russian
Military Leader

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
3rd July, American
American playwright
Yakov YurovskyYakov Yurovsky
19th June, Russian
Soviet Era Executioner

Lillian Moller GilbrethLillian Moller Gilbreth
24th May, American
Mother of Modern Management

Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
15th March, Iranian
Political figure

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

Sergio OsmeñaSergio Osmeña
9th September, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
The Great GamaThe Great Gama
22nd May, Pakistani
Amateur wrestler

Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
31st December, Canadian
Cosmetologist

Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
22nd July, Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer
Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
2nd September, German, Polish
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

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Major TaylorMajor Taylor
30th November
Cyclist
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

Agner Krarup ErlangAgner Krarup Erlang
1st January, Danish
Mathematician, Engineer, Statistician
James ColosimoJames Colosimo
16th February, American
Criminal
P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
4th March, Russian
philosopher, writer

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

Shigeru YoshidaShigeru Yoshida
22nd September, Japanese
Former Prime Minister

Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
31st December, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Augustus JohnAugustus John
4th January, British
Painter, Etcher

Princess Ingeborg of DenmarkPrincess Ingeborg of Denmark
2nd August, Danish
 

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

James Truslow AdamsJames Truslow Adams
18th October, American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, Biographer

Alfred MunningsAlfred Munnings
8th October, British
painter
Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
14th February, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat

Kurt von Hammerstein-EquordKurt von Hammerstein-Equord
26th September, German
Military personnel
Barney OldfieldBarney Oldfield
29th January, American
Race-Car Driver

André CitroënAndré Citroën
5th February, French
French industrialist

Jorge UbicoJorge Ubico
10th November, Guatemalan
Politician, Officer
Chen JiongmingChen Jiongming
18th January, Chinese
Political Figure

Harry Emerson FosdickHarry Emerson Fosdick
24th May, American
Pastor
Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
22nd July, French
Historian, Professor, Writer

Eva TanguayEva Tanguay
1st August, Canadian
Singer

Ferenc MolnárFerenc Molnár
12th January, Hungarian, American
Author

Pyotr Nikolayevich WrangelPyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel
27th August, Belgian, Lithuanian
Officer

Othmar SpannOthmar Spann
1st October, Austrian
Economist, Philosopher, University teacher,
Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
7th December, Japanese
Author

Marcel GrossmannMarcel Grossmann
9th April, Swiss
Mathematician

Oliver St. John GogartyOliver St. John Gogarty
17th August, Irish
Poet

Kuzma Petrov-VodkinKuzma Petrov-Vodkin
5th November, Russian
Painter
William AberhartWilliam Aberhart
30th December, Canadian
Politician

Ferdynand Antoni OssendowskiFerdynand Antoni Ossendowski
27th May, Polish
physicist, chemist, biologist, explorer,
Ossip GabrilowitschOssip Gabrilowitsch
7th February, American, Russian
Pianist

Grace AbbottGrace Abbott
17th November, American
Social Worker

Hans LedwinkaHans Ledwinka
14th February, Austrian
Engineer, Entrepreneur
Gustav RadbruchGustav Radbruch
21st November, German
Politician

Maurice René FréchetMaurice René Fréchet
2nd September, French
Mathematician
Eino LeinoEino Leino
6th July, Finnish
Poet

George WhippleGeorge Whipple
28th August, American
Physician

Emmy DestinnEmmy Destinn
26th February, Czech
Operatic Soprano
Georg KaiserGeorg Kaiser
25th November, German
Dramatist

Charles-Ferdinand RamuzCharles-Ferdinand Ramuz
24th September, Swiss
Writer
Lawrence Joseph HendersonLawrence Joseph Henderson
3rd June, American
Physiologist

Alfréd HajósAlfréd Hajós
1st February, Hungarian
Swimmer

Paul PelliotPaul Pelliot
28th May, French
Sinologist

Takeo ArishimaTakeo Arishima
4th March, Japanese
Novelist
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
 

Geórgios KondílisGeórgios Kondílis
14th August, Greek
Politician

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