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

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

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14th September, American
Educator

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

Will RogersWill Rogers
4th November, American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist
E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
1st January, British
Writer

Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
29th October, German
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany

Emiliano ZapataEmiliano Zapata
8th August, Mexican
Mexican Political figure
Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
30th December, Indian
Philosopher

Paul KleePaul Klee
18th December, Swiss, German
Painter
Samuel GoldwynSamuel Goldwyn
17th August, American
Film Producer

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
15th August, American
Actress

Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova
3rd June, American, Russian
Actress

Nancy AstorNancy Astor
19th May, British
First Woman MP in the House of Commons

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich
23rd February, Russian
Painter
Patrick PearsePatrick Pearse
10th November, Irish
Politician

Otto HahnOtto Hahn
8th March, German
Chemist

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
2nd October, American
Poet

William BeveridgeWilliam Beveridge
5th March, British
Economist
Edward Steichen Edward Steichen
27th March, American
Photographer

Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
3rd July, Polish
Scholar who developed the field of General
Knud RasmussenKnud Rasmussen
7th June, Greenlander
Explorer

Norman LindsayNorman Lindsay
22nd February, Australian
Artist

Max von Laue or Max bMax von Laue
9th October, German
Physicist
 Owen Willans RichardsonOwen Willans Richardson
26th April, British
Physicist

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

Sydney GreenstreetSydney Greenstreet
27th December, British
Actor

Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
29th December, French, American
Military General
Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30th May, British
Painter

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Max SchreckMax Schreck
6th September, German
Actor
Fritz HaarmannFritz Haarmann
25th October, German
Serial killer

Max Aitken, 1st Baron BeaverbrookMax Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
25th May, Canadian, British
Newspaper publisher

Joe HillJoe Hill
7th October, American
Songwriter, Trade unionist

Alma MahlerAlma Mahler
31st August, Austrian, American
Composer
Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
26th July, Japanese
Military personnel
William FoxWilliam Fox
1st January, American
Film producer

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

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

Henri GiraudHenri Giraud
18th January, French
Politician, Officer, Military personnel
E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
10th December, British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter

Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of WestminsterHugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster
19th March, British
 

Bagha JatinBagha Jatin
7th December, Indian
Philosopher

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

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount AstorWaldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor
19th May, American
Politician
Hans LammersHans Lammers
27th May, German
Judge, Politician, Jurist

Boris SavinkovBoris Savinkov
31st January, Ukrainian, Russian
Revolutionary
Milutin MilankovićMilutin Milanković
28th May, Croatian, Serbian
Mathematician

Symon PetluraSymon Petlura
22nd May, Ukrainian
Politician, Journalist

Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22nd January, French
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet
Joseph LyonsJoseph Lyons
15th September, Australian
Politician

Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
20th April, French
Grand couturier
Miles FranklinMiles Franklin
14th October, Australian
Writer

Rube FosterRube Foster
17th September, American
Baseball player

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
3rd November, Canadian
Explorer

Victor SjöströmVictor Sjöström
20th September, Swedish
Film Director

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
20th April, Italian
Politician, Officer
Sara AllgoodSara Allgood
29th November, Irish, American
Actress

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

Mark SykesMark Sykes
16th March, British
Politician

Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
20th January, American
Dancer
Sir Thomas BeechamThomas Beecham
29th April, British
Conductor

Lois WeberLois Weber
13th June, American
Actress
Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
10th November, American
Poet

Rudolf von LabanRudolf von Laban
15th December, Hungarian
Dance Artist

Alfred AbelAlfred Abel
12th March, German
Actor
Ernest JonesErnest Jones
1st January, Welsh
Psychoanalyst

Gaston MeansGaston Means
11th July, American
Private Detective
Mabel Dodge LuhanMabel Dodge Luhan
26th February, American
Biographer

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

Othmar Herman AmmannOthmar Herman Ammann
26th March, Swiss, American
Civil engineer
Huda SharawiHuda Sharawi
23rd June, Egyptian
Feminist and nationalist

Pál TelekiPál Teleki
1st November, Hungarian
Prime minister
William S. KnudsenWilliam S. Knudsen
25th March, Danish
Industrialist

John IrelandJohn Ireland
13th August, British
composer, music educator, film score composer

Hans LutherHans Luther
10th March, German
Politician

Frank BridgeFrank Bridge
26th February, British
Composer, Conductor, Music educator
John J. RaskobJohn J. Raskob
19th March, American
Executive
Thành TháiThành Thái
14th March, Vietnamese
Emperor

Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
5th July, French, Polish
Harpsichordist

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

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

Maud MentenMaud Menten
20th March, Canadian
Researcher

Émile NelliganÉmile Nelligan
24th December, Canadian
Poet

Aleksandŭr StamboliyskiAleksandŭr Stamboliyski
1st March, Bulgarian
Political leader

James Branch CabellJames Branch Cabell
14th April, American
Author
Walter HampdenWalter Hampden
30th June, American
Actor

Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
26th June, Russian
Ballet Teacher
Clyde CessnaClyde Cessna
5th December, American
Aviator

Vladko MačekVladko Maček
20th June, Croatian
Politician
Oris Paxton Van SweringenOris Paxton Van Sweringen
24th April, American
Businessmen
C. H. DouglasC. H. Douglas
20th January, British
Engineer