Famous People Born In 1879

Discover the most famous people born in 1879. The list includes people like Albert Einstein, Leon Trotsky, Margaret Sanger, Sarojini Naidu, Paul Klee and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, composers and artists born in 1879. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein
14th March, German, American
Physicist
Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
7th November, Russian, Ukrainian, Russian
Politician

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14th September, American
Educator

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
1st January, British
Writer

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
13th February, Indian
Poet and Freedom Fighter

Emiliano ZapataEmiliano Zapata
8th August, Mexican
Mexican Political figure
Will RogersWill Rogers
4th November, American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist

Emperor TaishōEmperor Taishō
31st August, Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
30th December, Indian
Philosopher
Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
29th October, German
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany

Paul KleePaul Klee
18th December, Swiss, German
Painter
Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
15th August, American
Actress

Samuel GoldwynSamuel Goldwyn
17th August, American
Film Producer

Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova
3rd June, American, Russian
Actress

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich
23rd February, Russian
Painter

Otto HahnOtto Hahn
8th March, German
Chemist
Patrick PearsePatrick Pearse
10th November, Irish
Politician

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
2nd October, American
Poet

Edward Steichen Edward Steichen
27th March, American
Photographer

William BeveridgeWilliam Beveridge
5th March, British
Economist
Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
3rd July, Polish
Scholar who developed the field of General

Max von Laue or Max bMax von Laue
9th October, German
Physicist
Norman LindsayNorman Lindsay
22nd February, Australian
Artist

Knud RasmussenKnud Rasmussen
7th June, Greenlander
Explorer

 Owen Willans RichardsonOwen Willans Richardson
26th April, British
Physicist
Nancy AstorNancy Astor
19th May, British
First Woman MP in the House of Commons

Agnes ArberAgnes Arber
23rd February, British
Botanist
Edward BurnsEdward Burns
21st September, American
Actor

Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
29th December, American
Officer

Sydney GreenstreetSydney Greenstreet
27th December, British
Actor
Max SchreckMax Schreck
6th September, German
Actor

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Joe HillJoe Hill
7th October, American
Songwriter, Trade unionist
Max Aitken, 1st Baron BeaverbrookMax Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
25th May, Canadian, British
Newspaper publisher

Fritz HaarmannFritz Haarmann
25th October, German
Serial killer

Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
26th July, Japanese
Military personnel

Alma MahlerAlma Mahler
31st August, Austrian, American
Composer
Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30th May, British
Painter
Warner OlandWarner Oland
3rd October, Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor

Henri GiraudHenri Giraud
18th January, French
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Lucy BurnsLucy Burns
28th July
Suffragist, women's rights activist

Joseph LyonsJoseph Lyons
15th September, Australian
Politician
E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
10th December, British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter

Ottorino RespighiOttorino Respighi
9th July, Italian
Composer, Conductor, Musicologist, Music educator,

Bagha JatinBagha Jatin
7th December, Indian
Philosopher

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
8th October, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount AstorWaldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor
19th May, American
Politician
Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of WestminsterHugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster
19th March, British
 

Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22nd January, French
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet
Boris SavinkovBoris Savinkov
31st January, Ukrainian, Russian
Revolutionary

Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
20th April, French
Grand couturier

Milutin MilankovićMilutin Milanković
28th May, Croatian, Serbian
Mathematician
Mark SykesMark Sykes
16th March, British
Politician

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
3rd November, Canadian
Explorer
Hans LammersHans Lammers
27th May, German
Judge, Politician, Jurist

Miles FranklinMiles Franklin
14th October, Australian
Writer

Sir Thomas BeechamThomas Beecham
29th April, British
Conductor

Will H. HaysWill H. Hays
5th November, American
Politician

Sara AllgoodSara Allgood
29th November, Irish, American
Actress
Rube FosterRube Foster
17th September, American
Baseball player

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
20th April, Italian
Politician, Officer

Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
10th November, American
Poet

Victor SjöströmVictor Sjöström
20th September, Swedish
Film Director
Jonathan CapeJonathan Cape
30th November, British
Publisher

Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
5th July, French, Polish
Harpsichordist
Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
20th January, American
Dancer

Lois WeberLois Weber
13th June, American
Actress

William S. KnudsenWilliam S. Knudsen
25th March, Danish
Industrialist
Gaston MeansGaston Means
11th July, American
Private Detective

Ernest JonesErnest Jones
1st January, Welsh
Psychoanalyst
Pál TelekiPál Teleki
1st November, Hungarian
Prime minister

Mabel Dodge LuhanMabel Dodge Luhan
26th February, American
Biographer

C. H. DouglasC. H. Douglas
20th January, British
Engineer
Rudolf von LabanRudolf von Laban
15th December, Hungarian
Dance Artist

Helena RoerichHelena Roerich
12th February, Indian, Russian
Russian writer
James Branch CabellJames Branch Cabell
14th April, American
Author

John J. RaskobJohn J. Raskob
19th March, American
Executive

Frank BridgeFrank Bridge
26th February, British
Composer, Conductor, Music educator

Hans LutherHans Luther
10th March, German
Politician
Alfred EinsteinAlfred Einstein
14th March, German, American
Physicist
Edwin MontaguEdwin Montagu
6th February, British
Politician

Clyde CessnaClyde Cessna
5th December, American
Aviator

Francis Peyton RousFrancis Peyton Rous
5th October, American
Virologist

Mazo de la RocheMazo de la Roche
15th January, Canadian
Author
Thành TháiThành Thái
14th March, Vietnamese
Emperor

Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
26th June, Russian
Ballet Teacher

Vladko MačekVladko Maček
20th June, Croatian
Politician

Walter HampdenWalter Hampden
30th June, American
Actor

Freeman Wills CroftsFreeman Wills Crofts
1st June, Irish
Author
Maud MentenMaud Menten
20th March, Canadian
Researcher

Émile NelliganÉmile Nelligan
24th December, Canadian
Poet
Dorothy Canfield FisherDorothy Canfield Fisher
17th February, American
Educator

Robert E. WoodRobert E. Wood
13th June, American
Military officer
Hu HanminHu Hanmin
9th December, Chinese
Political leader
Patrick AbercrombiePatrick Abercrombie
6th June, British
Town Planner