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
Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14th September, American
Birth Control Activist

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
7th November, Russian, Ukrainian, Russian
Founder and first leader of the Red Army

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

Paul KleePaul Klee
18th December, Swiss, German
Painter

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich
23rd February, Russian
Painter

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
15th August, American
Actress
Otto HahnOtto Hahn
8th March, German
Chemist

Samuel GoldwynSamuel Goldwyn
17th August, American
Film Producer
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
Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
30th December, Indian
Philosopher

Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
29th December, American
Officer

Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
29th October, German
Chancellor , Prime Minister

Patrick PearsePatrick Pearse
10th November, Irish
Poet, writer
Max SchreckMax Schreck
6th September, German
Actor
Joe HillJoe Hill
7th October, American
Songwriter, Trade unionist

Fritz HaarmannFritz Haarmann
25th October, German
Serial killer

Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova
3rd June, American
Film producer, Screenwriter, Writer, Stage actor,

Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30th May, British
Painter
Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
26th July, Japanese
Military personnel

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

Warner OlandWarner Oland
3rd October, Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor

Bagha JatinBagha Jatin
7th December, Indian
Philosopher

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

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
8th October, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
20th April, French
Grand couturier

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

Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22nd January, French
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet
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
 
Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
3rd November, Canadian
Explorer

Hans LammersHans Lammers
27th May, German
Judge, Politician, Jurist

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
20th April, Italian
Politician, Officer

Mark SykesMark Sykes
16th March, British
Politician, Diplomat

Lucy BurnsLucy Burns
28th July
Suffragist, women's rights activist
Frank BridgeFrank Bridge
26th February, British
Composer, Conductor, Music educator

Rube FosterRube Foster
17th September, American
Baseball player

Helena RoerichHelena Roerich
12th February, Indian, Russian
Russian writer

Hans LutherHans Luther
10th March, German
Politician, Chancellor
Maud MentenMaud Menten
20th March, Canadian
Chemist, Physician, Biochemist

Francis Peyton RousFrancis Peyton Rous
5th October, American
Virologist
Thành TháiThành Thái
14th March, Vietnamese
Emperor

Joseph WirthJoseph Wirth
6th September, German
politician, Chancellor

Dwight F. DavisDwight F. Davis
5th July, American
Tennis player, Politician
Léon JouhauxLéon Jouhaux
1st July, French
leader

Bessie Anderson StanleyBessie Anderson Stanley
30th November, American
Writer
Sir Thomas BeechamSir Thomas Beecham
29th April, British
 

Rıza NurRıza Nur
30th August, Turkish
Politician, Historian

John IrelandJohn Ireland
13th August, British
composer, music educator, film score composer
Symon PetluraSymon Petlura
22nd May, Ukrainian
Politician, Journalist

Alma Mahler Gropius WerfelAlma Mahler Gropius Werfel
31st August, Austrian
 
Emperor TaishōEmperor Taishō
31st August, Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

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

Milutin MilankovićMilutin Milanković
28th May, Croatian, Serbian
Mathematician,Astronomer, Climatologist,