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
80
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
Died: June 1, 1968
 2 
Douglas MacArthur
(American Military Leader Who Played a Prominent Role in the Pacific Theater During World War II)
Douglas MacArthur
25
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: April 5, 1964
 3 
George Marshall
(3rd United States Secretary of Defense)
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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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
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Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 25, 1946
 6 
Jeannette Rankin
(Feminist Politician & the 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
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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
 8 
Tom Mix
(Actor)
Tom Mix
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mix Run, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: October 12, 1940
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Munshi Premchand
(Novelist and Author)
Munshi Premchand
76
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lamhi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: October 8, 1936
 10 
Christy Mathewson
(Baseball player)
Christy Mathewson
2
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
 12 
Marie Stopes
(Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists)
Marie Stopes
2
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: October 2, 1958
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Elizabeth Kenny
(Nurse & Health Administrator)
Elizabeth Kenny
2
Listed In: Nurses
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warialda, New South Wales
Died: November 30, 1952
 14 
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
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
(German Expressionist Painter and Printmaker Who was One of the Founders of the Artists Group 'Die Brücke')
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
2
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aschaffenburg, Germany
Died: June 15, 1938
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Mack Sennett
(Canadian-American Film Actor, Director, and Producer)
Mack Sennett
3
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Richmond, Canada
Died: November 5, 1960
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Elton Mayo
(Australian Psychologist Known for His Industrial Research Including the 'Hawthorne Studies')
Elton Mayo
0
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: September 7, 1949
 20 
Una O Connor
(Actress)
Una O Connor
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: February 4, 1959
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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
 22 
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
 24 
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
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Andre Derain
(French Artist, Painter, Sculptor and Co-founder of 'Fauvism')
Andre Derain
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Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Garches, France
Died: September 8, 1954
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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
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Radclyffe Hall
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Died: October 7, 1943
 28 
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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Otto Weininger
(Philosopher, Writer, Psychologist)
Otto Weininger
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Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 4, 1903
 30 
Grantland Rice
(Sports writer)
Grantland Rice
1
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 13, 1954
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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
 32 
Sarah Knauss
(Supercentenarian)
Sarah Knauss
3
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hollywood, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 30, 1999
 33 
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
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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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Alexander Blok
1
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 7, 1921
 36 
Jean Patou
(Fashion Designer)
Jean Patou
0
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Normandy, France
Died: March 8, 1936
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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
 38 
Max Wertheimer
(Psychologist, University teacher)
Max Wertheimer
0
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: October 12, 1943
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Carles casagemas
2
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: February 17, 1901
Elizabeth of the Trinity
0
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Avord, Farges-en-Septaine, (Cher), France
Died: November 9, 1906
 41 
Tudor Arghezi
(Romanian Author and Poet Known for Enriching Romanian Children's Literature)
Tudor Arghezi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: July 14, 1967
 42 
Jean Clemens
(Welfare worker)
Jean Clemens
1
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States
Died: December 24, 1909
 43 
Étienne Balsan
(horsebreeder, jockey)
Étienne Balsan
0
Listed In: Celebrities
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1953 AD
Robert R. McCormick
0
Listed In: Editors
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: April 1, 1955
 45 
Margherita Sarfatti
1
Listed In: Journalists
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: October 30, 1961
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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
 47 
Vasily Degtyaryov
(Former engineer who specialized in weapons design)
Vasily Degtyaryov
0
Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tula, Russia
Died: January 16, 1949
 48 
Olga Samaroff
(Pianist)
Olga Samaroff
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: May 17, 1948
 49 
Mihail Sadoveanu
(Romanian Political Figure, Journalist, Short Story Writer, and Novelist)
Mihail Sadoveanu
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pascani, Moldova, Romania
Died: October 19, 1961
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Arthur Dove
(The First Abstract Painter from America)
Arthur Dove
0
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canandaigua, New York, United States
Died: November 23, 1946