Famous People Born In 1880

Discover the most famous people born in 1880. The list includes people like Helen Keller, Douglas MacArthur, Alfred Wegener, George Marshall, H. L. Mencken and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, novelists, philosophers and psychologists born in 1880. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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Helen Keller
(Author, First Deafblind Person to Earn a B.A. Degree)

Helen Keller
51
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
Died: June 1, 1968

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Douglas MacArthur
(Military officer)

Douglas MacArthur
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: April 5, 1964

 3 
Munshi Premchand
(Novelist and Author)

Munshi Premchand
53
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lamhi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: October 8, 1936
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W. C. Fields
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Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 25, 1946
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Alfred Wegener
(German Climatologist and Geophysicist Known for His 'Continental Drift Theory')

Alfred Wegener
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Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 1, 1930

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Jeannette Rankin
(First Woman Elected to U.S Congress)

Jeannette Rankin
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Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Missoula
Died: May 18, 1973
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H. L. Mencken
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential American Literary Critic in the 1920s)

H. L. Mencken
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: January 29, 1956
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Tom Mix
(Actor)

Tom Mix
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mix Run, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: October 12, 1940
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Sarah Knauss
(Supercentenarian)

Sarah Knauss
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Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hollywood, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 30, 1999

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Christy Mathewson
(Baseball player)

Christy Mathewson
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Factoryville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 7, 1925
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Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
(Queen of the Netherlands (1890-1948))

Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
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Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: November 28, 1962

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Marie Stopes
(Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists)

Marie Stopes
1
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: October 2, 1958
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Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt
(Millionaire, Equestrian)

Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt
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Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 4, 1925

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George Marshall
(United States Secretary of Defense (1950-51))

George Marshall
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 16, 1959
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Frances Perkins
(United States Secretary of Labor (1933-45))

Frances Perkins
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 14, 1965

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Damon Runyon
(Writer)

Damon Runyon
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas, United States
Died: December 10, 1946
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Guillaume Apollinaire
(Known for His Poems Without Punctuation)

Guillaume Apollinaire
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 9, 1918

 18 
Elizabeth Kenny
(Nurse & Health Administrator)

Elizabeth Kenny
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Listed In: Nurses
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warialda, New South Wales
Died: November 30, 1952
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
(Expressionist painter and printmaker and one of the founders of the artists group Die Brücke)

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aschaffenburg, Germany
Died: June 15, 1938

 20 
Paul Hausser
(Military Leader)

Paul Hausser
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brandenburg, Germany
Died: December 21, 1972
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Elmer McCurdy
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Listed In: Robbers
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, USA
Died: October 7, 1911

 22 
Elton Mayo
(Psychologist, Professor)

Elton Mayo
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Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: September 7, 1949
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Una O Connor
(Actress)

Una O Connor
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: February 4, 1959

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Alfred Noyes
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wolverhampton
Died: June 28, 1958
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Thomas H. Ince
(Film Producer)

Thomas H. Ince
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Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Died: November 19, 1924

Dame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Old Trafford, Manchester, England
Died: February 13, 1958
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Tod Browning
(Director)

Tod Browning
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Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 6, 1962

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Andre Derain
(Artist)

Andre Derain
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Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Garches, France
Died: September 8, 1954
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Mack Sennett
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Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Richmond, Canada
Died: November 5, 1960

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Radclyffe Hall
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Died: October 7, 1943

 31 
Duncan Hines
(Food critic, Journalist)

Duncan Hines
1
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
Died: March 15, 1959

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James Reese Europe
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: May 9, 1919

 33 
Franz Marc
(Painter)

Franz Marc
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: March 4, 1916

 34 
Milan Rastislav Štefánik
(One of the Founding Fathers of Czechoslovakia)

Milan Rastislav Štefánik
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Košariská, Slovakia
Died: May 4, 1919

 35 
Álvaro Obregón
(President of Mexico (1920-24))

Álvaro Obregón
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Siquisiva, Siquisiva, Mexico
Died: July 17, 1928

 36 
Ernest Bloch
(One of the Greatest Swiss Composers in History)

Ernest Bloch
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: July 15, 1959

 37 
Jean Patou
(Fashion Designer)

Jean Patou
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Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Normandy, France
Died: March 8, 1936

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Alexander Blok
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 7, 1921

 39 
Grantland Rice
(Sports writer)

Grantland Rice
1
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 13, 1954

 40 
Robert Musil
(Former philosophical writer whose unfinished novel, The Man Without Qualities is generally considered to be one of the most important and influential modernist novels)

Robert Musil
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Klagenfurt, Austria
Died: April 15, 1942

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Giles Gilbert Scott
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Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead, Middlesex, England
Died: February 8, 1960

 42 
Otto Weininger
(Philosopher, Writer, Psychologist)

Otto Weininger
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Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 4, 1903

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Carles casagemas
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: February 17, 1901

 44 
Jean Clemens
(Welfare worker)

Jean Clemens
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Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States
Died: December 24, 1909

 45 
Max Wertheimer
(Psychologist, University teacher)

Max Wertheimer
0
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prague
Died: October 12, 1943

Elizabeth of the Trinity
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Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Avord, Farges-en-Septaine, (Cher), France
Died: November 9, 1906

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Tudor Arghezi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: July 14, 1967

Robert R. McCormick
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Listed In: Editors
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: April 1, 1955

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Martiros Saryan
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Don Host Oblast, Russia
Died: May 5, 1972

 50 
Osami Nagano
(Admiral)

Osami Nagano
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kōchi, Japan
Died: January 5, 1947