Famous People Born In 1880

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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.
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Helen Keller
(American Author and First Deaf-Blind Person to Earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree)
Helen Keller
67
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
Died: June 1, 1968
 2 
Douglas MacArthur
(Military officer)
Douglas MacArthur
21
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
69
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lamhi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: October 8, 1936
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Alfred Wegener
(German Climatologist and Geophysicist Known for His 'Continental Drift Theory')
Alfred Wegener
6
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 1, 1930
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W. C. Fields
4
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 25, 1946
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H. L. Mencken
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential American Literary Critic in the 1920s)
H. L. Mencken
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: January 29, 1956
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Jeannette Rankin
(Feminist Politician, First Woman to be Part of the US Congress and Only from Montana)
Jeannette Rankin
4
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Missoula
Died: May 18, 1973
 8 
Sarah Knauss
(Supercentenarian)
Sarah Knauss
1
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hollywood, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 30, 1999
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Tom Mix
(Actor)
Tom Mix
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mix Run, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: October 12, 1940
 10 
Christy Mathewson
(Baseball player)
Christy Mathewson
1
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Factoryville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 7, 1925
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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
 12 
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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Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
(Queen of the Netherlands (1890 - 1948))
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
2
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: November 28, 1962
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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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Damon Runyon
(Writer)
Damon Runyon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas, United States
Died: December 10, 1946
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Frances Perkins
(United States Secretary of Labor (1933-45))
Frances Perkins
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 14, 1965
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Guillaume Apollinaire
(Known for His Poems Without Punctuation)
Guillaume Apollinaire
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 9, 1918
 18 
Elizabeth Kenny
(Nurse & Health Administrator)
Elizabeth Kenny
1
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
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aschaffenburg, Germany
Died: June 15, 1938
 20 
Tod Browning
(American Film Director, Actor and Screenwriter)
Tod Browning
1
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 6, 1962
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Elton Mayo
(Psychologist, Professor)
Elton Mayo
0
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: September 7, 1949
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Thomas H. Ince
(Film Producer)
Thomas H. Ince
0
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Died: November 19, 1924
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Paul Hausser
(Military Leader)
Paul Hausser
5
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brandenburg, Germany
Died: December 21, 1972
 24 
Andre Derain
(French Artist, Painter, Sculptor and Co-founder of 'Fauvism')
Andre Derain
0
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Garches, France
Died: September 8, 1954
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Christabel Pankhurst
(British Suffragette and Co-Founder of the 'Women’s Social and Political Union')
Christabel Pankhurst
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Old Trafford, Manchester, England
Died: February 13, 1958
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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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Una O Connor
(Actress)
Una O Connor
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: February 4, 1959
 28 
Mack Sennett
(Canadian-American Film Actor, Director, and Producer)
Mack Sennett
1
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Richmond, Canada
Died: November 5, 1960
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Radclyffe Hall
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Died: October 7, 1943
 30 
Elmer McCurdy
0
Listed In: Robbers
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, USA
Died: October 7, 1911
 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
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: May 9, 1919
 33 
Jean Patou
(Fashion Designer)
Jean Patou
0
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Normandy, France
Died: March 8, 1936
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Alexander Blok
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 7, 1921
 35 
Milan Rastislav Štefánik
(One of the Founding Fathers of Czechoslovakia)
Milan Rastislav Štefánik
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Košariská, Slovakia
Died: May 4, 1919
 36 
Grantland Rice
(Sports writer)
Grantland Rice
1
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 13, 1954
 37 
Jean Clemens
(Welfare worker)
Jean Clemens
0
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States
Died: December 24, 1909
 38 
Ernest Bloch
(One of the Greatest Swiss Composers in History)
Ernest Bloch
2
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: July 15, 1959
 39 
Lawrence Oates
(British Officer)
Lawrence Oates
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Putney, London, United Kingdom
Died: March 17, 1912
 40 
Franz Marc
(German Painter, Printmaker and One of the Key Figures of German Expressionism)
Franz Marc
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: March 4, 1916
 41 
Oswald Spengler
(German Historian & Philosopher Known for His Two-Volume Work 'The Decline of the West')
Oswald Spengler
1
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blankenburg, Germany
Died: May 8, 1936
 42 
Carles casagemas
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: February 17, 1901
 43 
Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari
(Politician, Activist)
Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: May 10, 1936
 44 
Ludwig Beck
(General and Chief of the German General Staff during the early years of the Nazi regime in Germany before World War II)
Ludwig Beck
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Biebrich, Wiesbaden, Germany
Died: July 20, 1944
Elizabeth of the Trinity
0
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Avord, Farges-en-Septaine, (Cher), France
Died: November 9, 1906
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Tudor Arghezi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: July 14, 1967
 47 
Carl van Vechten
(Writer, photographer)
Carl van Vechten
1
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids
Died: December 21, 1964
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Manuel Azaña
(President of Spain 1936 – 1939)
Manuel Azaña
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alcala de Henares, Spain
Died: November 3, 1940
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Giles Gilbert Scott
1
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead, Middlesex, England
Died: February 8, 1960
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Otto Weininger
(Philosopher, Writer, Psychologist)
Otto Weininger
0
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 4, 1903