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
Founder and first leader of the Red Army

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

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14th September, American
Educator

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

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

Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
30th December, Indian
Philosopher

Paul KleePaul Klee
18th December, Swiss, German
Painter
Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
29th October, German
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich
23rd February, Russian
Painter
Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
15th August, American
Actress

Samuel GoldwynSamuel Goldwyn
17th August, American
Film Producer

Patrick PearsePatrick Pearse
10th November, Irish
Politician

Otto HahnOtto Hahn
8th March, German
Chemist

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

Sydney GreenstreetSydney Greenstreet
27th December, British
Actor
Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
29th December, American
Officer

Bagha JatinBagha Jatin
7th December, Indian
Philosopher

Max SchreckMax Schreck
6th September, German
Actor
Joe HillJoe Hill
7th October, American
Songwriter, Trade unionist

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Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova
3rd June, American, Russian
Actress
Fritz HaarmannFritz Haarmann
25th October, German
Serial killer

Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30th May, British
Painter

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

Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
26th July, Japanese
Military personnel
Ottorino RespighiOttorino Respighi
9th July, Italian
Composer, Conductor, Musicologist, Music educator,
Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
8th October, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist

Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22nd January, French
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
3rd November, Canadian
Explorer

Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of WestminsterHugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster
19th March, British
 
Mark SykesMark Sykes
16th March, British
Politician, Diplomat

E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
10th December, British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter

Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
20th April, French
Grand couturier

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

Boris SavinkovBoris Savinkov
31st January, Ukrainian, Russian
Revolutionary
Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount AstorWaldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor
19th May, American
Politician

Will H. HaysWill H. Hays
5th November, American
Politician
Hans LammersHans Lammers
27th May, German
Judge, Politician, Jurist

Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
20th January, American
Dancer

Joseph LyonsJoseph Lyons
15th September, Australian
Politician, Teacher, Trade unionist
Clyde CessnaClyde Cessna
5th December, American
Aviator

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
20th April, Italian
Politician, Officer
Victor SjöströmVictor Sjöström
20th September, Swedish
Film Director

Miles FranklinMiles Franklin
14th October, Australian
Writer

Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
10th November, American
Poet

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

Lois WeberLois Weber
13th June, American
Actress
Ernest JonesErnest Jones
1st January, Welsh
Psychoanalyst

Émile NelliganÉmile Nelligan
24th December, Canadian
Poet

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

William S. KnudsenWilliam S. Knudsen
25th March, Danish
Industrialist
Lucy BurnsLucy Burns
28th July
Suffragist, women's rights activist

Sara AllgoodSara Allgood
29th November, Irish, American
Actress
Mabel Dodge LuhanMabel Dodge Luhan
26th February, American
Biographer

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

Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
5th July, French, Polish
Harpsichordist
Gaston MeansGaston Means
11th July, American
Private Detective

James Branch CabellJames Branch Cabell
14th April, American
Author
Rube FosterRube Foster
17th September, American
Baseball player

Maud MentenMaud Menten
20th March, Canadian
Chemist, Physician, Biochemist

Edwin MontaguEdwin Montagu
6th February, British
Politician
Patrick AbercrombiePatrick Abercrombie
6th June, British
Town Planner

Helena RoerichHelena Roerich
12th February, Indian, Russian
Russian writer
Dwight F. DavisDwight F. Davis
5th July, American
Tennis player, Politician

Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
26th June, Russian
Ballet Teacher

Alfred EinsteinAlfred Einstein
14th March, German, American
Physicist

Johannes Nicolaus BrønstedJohannes Nicolaus Brønsted
22nd February, Danish
Chemist
Hans LutherHans Luther
10th March, German
Politician, Chancellor
Hu HanminHu Hanmin
9th December, Chinese
Political leader

Vladko MačekVladko Maček
20th June, Croatian
Politician

C. H. DouglasC. H. Douglas
20th January, British
Engineer

Mazo de la RocheMazo de la Roche
15th January, Canadian
Author
Francis Peyton RousFrancis Peyton Rous
5th October, American
Virologist

Thành TháiThành Thái
14th March, Vietnamese
Emperor

Benjamin ChristensenBenjamin Christensen
28th September, Danish
Film Director

Walter HampdenWalter Hampden
30th June, American
Actor

Rudolf FrimlRudolf Friml
7th December, Czech, American
Composer
Joseph WirthJoseph Wirth
6th September, German
politician, Chancellor

Robert E. WoodRobert E. Wood
13th June, American
Military officer
Oskar BarnackOskar Barnack
1st November, German
Inventor

Dorothy Canfield FisherDorothy Canfield Fisher
17th February, American
Educator
Bunk JohnsonBunk Johnson
27th December, American
Musician
Freeman Wills CroftsFreeman Wills Crofts
1st June, Irish
Author