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.

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 Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Developer of Theory of Relativity
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ulm, Germany
Died: April 18, 1955

 2 Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: People's Commissar of Military and Naval Affairs of the Soviet Union (1918-1925)
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bereslavka, Ukraine
Died: August 21, 1940

 3 Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet and Freedom Fighter
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: March 2, 1949
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 4 Emiliano Zapata

Emiliano Zapata
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anenecuilco, Mexico
Died: April 10, 1919
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 5 Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Corning, New York, United States
Died: September 6, 1966

 6 Will Rogers

Will Rogers
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Famous As: Vaudeville Performer, Humorist
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oologah, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)
Died: August 15, 1935
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 7 E. M. Forster

E. M. Forster
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: June 7, 1970
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 8 Paul Klee

Paul Klee
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland
Died: May 29, 1940
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 9 Sydney Greenstreet

Sydney Greenstreet
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 27th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sandwich, Kent, England
Died: January 18, 1954

 10 Ramana Maharshi

Ramana Maharshi
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher, Hindu Sage
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tiruchuzhi, Virudhunagar, India
Died: April 14, 1950
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 11 Nancy Astor

Nancy Astor
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Famous As: Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton (1919-45)
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: May 2, 1964

 12 Patrick Pearse

Patrick Pearse
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Barrister and a Leader of the Easter Rising in 1916
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 3, 1916
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 13 Kazimir Malevich

Kazimir Malevich
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: May 15, 1935

 14 Otto Hahn

Otto Hahn
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Listed In: Chemists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: July 28, 1968
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 15 Ethel Barrymore

Ethel Barrymore
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 18, 1959

 16 Joe Hill

Joe Hill
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Famous As: Songwriter, Trade unionist
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gävle
Died: November 19, 1915
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 17 Max Schreck

Max Schreck
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 20, 1936

 18 Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military General
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: February 19, 1936
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 19 Alma Mahler

Alma Mahler
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 11, 1964

 20 Emperor Taishō

Emperor Taishō
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor of Japan (1912-26)
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japann
Died: December 25, 1926
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 21 Samuel Goldwyn

Samuel Goldwyn
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Famous As: Film Producer
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: January 31, 1974

 22 Vanessa Bell

Vanessa Bell
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 30th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London
Died: April 7, 1961
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 23 Fritz Haarmann

Fritz Haarmann
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Listed In: Serial Killers
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: April 15, 1925

 24 Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Modernist poet
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 2, 1955
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 25 Edward Steichen

Edward Steichen
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bivange
Died: March 25, 1973

 26 Warner Oland

Warner Oland
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bjurholm Municipality, Sweden
Died: August 6, 1938
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 27 Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
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Famous As: Newspaper publisher
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maple, Vaughan, Canada
Died: June 9, 1964

 28 Norman Lindsay

Norman Lindsay
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Creswick, Australia
Died: November 21, 1969
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 29 William Beveridge

William Beveridge
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rangpur, Bangladesh
Died: March 16, 1963

 30 Milutin Milanković

Milutin Milanković
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dalj, Croatia
Died: December 12, 1958

 31 Knud Rasmussen

Knud Rasmussen
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Listed In: Explorers
Famous As: Polar Explorer & Father of Eskimology
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ilulissat, Greenland
Died: December 21, 1933

 32 Sara Allgood

Sara Allgood
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 13, 1950

 33 Ruth St. Denis

Ruth St. Denis
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Listed In: Choreographers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: July 21, 1968

 34 Lucy Burns

Lucy Burns
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Famous As: Suffragist, women's rights activist
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Died: December 22, 1966

 35 Symon Petlura

Symon Petlura
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Famous As: Politician and Journalist
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poltava, Ukraine
Died: May 25, 1926

 36 Alfred Einstein

Alfred Einstein
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 18, 1955

 37 Rube Foster

Rube Foster
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Baseball pitcher, Founder of Negro National League
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calvert, Texas, United States
Died: December 9, 1930

 38 E. H. Shepard

E. H. Shepard
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Artist, Illustrator, Painter
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: March 24, 1976

 39 An Jung-geun

An Jung-geun
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Famous As: Political activist
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haeju, North Korea
Died: March 26, 1910

 40 Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster

Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster
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Listed In: Celebrities
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheshire
Died: July 19, 1953

 41 Vachel Lindsay

Vachel Lindsay
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: December 5, 1931

 42 Alfred Korzybski

Alfred Korzybski
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Scholar who developed the field of General Semantics
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: March 1, 1950

 43 Paul Poiret

Paul Poiret
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Famous As: Grand couturier
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris
Died: April 30, 1944

 44 Victor Sjöström

Victor Sjöström
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Årjäng, Sweden
Died: January 3, 1960

 45 Lois Weber

Lois Weber
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: November 13, 1939

 46 Émile Nelligan

Émile Nelligan
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: November 18, 1941

 47 Franz Reichelt

Franz Reichelt
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Parachuting pioneer
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Štětí, Czechia
Died: February 4, 1912

 48 Agrippina Vaganova

Agrippina Vaganova
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Ballet Teacher
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: November 5, 1951

 49 Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen

Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: August 26, 1945

 50 Helena Roerich

Helena Roerich
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: October 5, 1955