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
Will RogersWill Rogers
4th November, American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist

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

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

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

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

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

Samuel GoldwynSamuel Goldwyn
17th August, American
Film Producer

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
2nd October, American
Poet
Patrick PearsePatrick Pearse
10th November, Irish
Politician

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

Max von Laue or Max bMax von Laue
9th October, German
Physicist

Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
3rd July, Polish
Scholar who developed the field of General
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
Max SchreckMax Schreck
6th September, German
Actor
Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
29th December, American
Officer

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

Sydney GreenstreetSydney Greenstreet
27th December, British
Actor

Fritz HaarmannFritz Haarmann
25th October, German
Serial killer
Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova
3rd June, American
Film producer, Screenwriter, Writer, Stage actor,

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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,

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
8th October, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Bagha JatinBagha Jatin
7th December, Indian
Philosopher

Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22nd January, French
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet
Warner OlandWarner Oland
3rd October, Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor

Joseph LyonsJoseph Lyons
15th September, Australian
Politician, Teacher, Trade unionist

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
3rd November, Canadian
Explorer
Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
20th January, American
Dancer

Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
20th April, French
Grand couturier
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
 

Miles FranklinMiles Franklin
14th October, Australian
Writer

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount AstorWaldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor
19th May, American
Politician

Ernest JonesErnest Jones
1st January, Welsh
Psychoanalyst
Henri GiraudHenri Giraud
18th January, French
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

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

Boris SavinkovBoris Savinkov
31st January, Ukrainian, Russian
Revolutionary

Hans LammersHans Lammers
27th May, German
Judge, Politician, Jurist
Victor SjöströmVictor Sjöström
20th September, Swedish
Film Director

Mark SykesMark Sykes
16th March, British
Politician, Diplomat
Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
10th November, American
Poet

Lois WeberLois Weber
13th June, American
Actress

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
20th April, Italian
Politician, Officer
Rudolf von LabanRudolf von Laban
15th December, Hungarian
Dance Artist

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

Mabel Dodge LuhanMabel Dodge Luhan
26th February, American
Biographer

James Branch CabellJames Branch Cabell
14th April, American
Author
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

Alfred EinsteinAlfred Einstein
14th March, German, American
Physicist

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

Rıza NurRıza Nur
30th August, Turkish
Politician, Historian

Sir Thomas BeechamSir Thomas Beecham
29th April, British
 

Symon PetluraSymon Petlura
22nd May, Ukrainian
Politician, Journalist

John IrelandJohn Ireland
13th August, British
composer, music educator, film score composer
Alma Mahler Gropius WerfelAlma Mahler Gropius Werfel
31st August, Austrian
 

Othmar Herman AmmannOthmar Herman Ammann
26th March, Swiss, American
Civil engineer
Milutin MilankovićMilutin Milanković
28th May, Croatian, Serbian
Mathematician,Astronomer, Climatologist,

W. J. CameronW. J. Cameron
17th August, Canadian
Journalist