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
(Father of Modern Physics)

14th March

German,American

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
(Founder and first leader of the Red Army)

7th November

Russian,Ukrainian,Russian

Paul KleePaul Klee
(Painter)

18th December

Swiss,German

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
(Poet and Freedom Fighter)

13th February

Indian

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
(Birth Control Activist)

14th September

American

Emiliano ZapataEmiliano Zapata
(Mexican Political figure)

8th August

Mexican

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
(Writer)

1st January

British

Will RogersWill Rogers
(Vaudeville Performer, Humorist)

4th November

American

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich
(Painter)

23rd February

Russian

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
(Actress)

15th August

American

Otto HahnOtto Hahn
(Chemist)

8th March

German

Samuel GoldwynSamuel Goldwyn
(Film Producer)

17th August

American

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Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
(Poet)

2nd October

American

Edward Steichen Edward Steichen
(Photographer)

27th March

American

William BeveridgeWilliam Beveridge
(Economist)

5th March

British

Max von Laue or Max bMax von Laue
(Physicist)

9th October

German

Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
(Scholar who developed the field of General Semantics)

3rd July

Polish

Norman LindsayNorman Lindsay
(Artist)

22nd February

Australian

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Knud RasmussenKnud Rasmussen
(Explorer)

7th June

Greenlander

 Owen Willans RichardsonOwen Willans Richardson
(Physicist)

26th April

British

Nancy AstorNancy Astor
(First Woman MP in the House of Commons)

19th May

British

Agnes ArberAgnes Arber
(Botanist)

23rd February

British

Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
(Philosopher)

30th December

Indian

Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
(Officer)

29th December

American

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Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
(Chancellor , Prime Minister)

29th October

German

Fritz HaarmannFritz Haarmann
(Serial killer)

25th October

German

Max SchreckMax Schreck
(Actor)

6th September

German

Patrick PearsePatrick Pearse
(Poet, writer)

10th November

Irish

Joe HillJoe Hill
(Songwriter, Trade unionist)

7th October

American

Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova
(Film producer, Screenwriter, Writer, Stage actor, Film actor)

3rd June

American

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Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
(Painter)

30th May

British

E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
(Artist, Illustrator, Painter)

10th December

British

Hans LammersHans Lammers
(Judge, Politician, Jurist)

27th May

German

Ottorino RespighiOttorino Respighi
(Composer, Conductor, Musicologist, Music educator, University teacher)

9th July

Italian

Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
(Military personnel)

26th July

Japanese

Warner OlandWarner Oland
(Actor, Film actor)

3rd October

Swedish,American

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Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
(Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet)

22nd January

French

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount AstorWaldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor
(Politician)

19th May

American

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
(Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist)

8th October

Chinese

Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of WestminsterHugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster

19th March

British

Bagha JatinBagha Jatin
(Philosopher)

7th December

Indian

Henri GiraudHenri Giraud
(Politician, Officer, Military personnel)

18th January

French

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Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
(Grand couturier)

20th April

French

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
(Explorer)

3rd November

Canadian

Joseph LyonsJoseph Lyons
(Politician, Teacher, Trade unionist)

15th September

Australian

Mark SykesMark Sykes
(Politician, Diplomat)

16th March

British

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
(Politician, Officer)

20th April

Italian

Lucy BurnsLucy Burns
(Suffragist, women's rights activist)

28th July

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Rube FosterRube Foster
(Baseball player)

17th September

American

Frank BridgeFrank Bridge
(Composer, Conductor, Music educator)

26th February

British

Helena RoerichHelena Roerich
(Russian writer)

12th February

Indian,Russian

Hans LutherHans Luther
(Politician, Chancellor)

10th March

German

Maud MentenMaud Menten
(Chemist, Physician, Biochemist)

20th March

Canadian

Dwight F. DavisDwight F. Davis
(Tennis player, Politician)

5th July

American

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Francis Peyton RousFrancis Peyton Rous
(Virologist)

5th October

American

Joseph WirthJoseph Wirth
(politician, Chancellor)

6th September

German

Léon JouhauxLéon Jouhaux
(leader)

1st July

French

Thành TháiThành Thái
(Emperor)

14th March

Vietnamese

Bessie Anderson StanleyBessie Anderson Stanley
(Writer)

30th November

American

Sir Thomas BeechamSir Thomas Beecham

29th April

British

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Rıza NurRıza Nur
(Politician, Historian)

30th August

Turkish

John IrelandJohn Ireland
(composer, music educator, film score composer)

13th August

British

Symon PetluraSymon Petlura
(Politician, Journalist)

22nd May

Ukrainian

Alma Mahler Gropius WerfelAlma Mahler Gropius Werfel

31st August

Austrian

Emperor TaishōEmperor Taishō
(Former Emperor of Japan)

31st August

Japanese

Emperor TaishōEmperor Taishō
(Former Emperor of Japan)

31st August

Japanese

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Milutin MilankovićMilutin Milanković
(Mathematician,Astronomer, Climatologist, Geophysicist, Civil engineer)

28th May

Croatian,Serbian