Famous People Born In 1881

Discover the most famous people born in 1881. The list includes people like Pablo Picasso, Alexander Fleming, Pope John XXIII, Smedley Butler, Cecil B. DeMille and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, military leaders and philosophers born in 1881. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & 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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Pablo Picasso
(One of the Most Influential Artists of the 20th Century and Co-Founder of the 'Cubist Movement')

Pablo Picasso
44
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: April 8, 1973

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Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
(Founder of the Republic of Turkey,)

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
26
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thessaloniki
Died: November 10, 1938

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Alexander Fleming
(Physician and Microbiologist Who Discovered ‘Penicillin’ World’s First Broadly Effective Antibiotic Substance)

Alexander Fleming
11
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Darvel, East Ayrshire, Scotland
Died: March 11, 1955
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Guccio Gucci
(Italian Businessman)

Guccio Gucci
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Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: January 2, 1953
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Pope John XXIII
7
Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sotto il Monte Giovanni XXIII, Italy
Died: June 3, 1963

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Cecil B. DeMille
(Film Director, Producer)

Cecil B. DeMille
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Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 21, 1959
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Bela Bartok
(Composer, Pianist)

Bela Bartok
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sânnicolau Mare, Romania
Died: September 26, 1945
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P G Wodehouse
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guildford, England
Died: February 14, 1975
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Anna Pavlova
(Ballet dancer)

Anna Pavlova
4
Listed In: Ballet Dancers
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: January 23, 1931

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Stefan Zweig
(One of the Most Popular and Widely Translated Writers in the World During 1920s & 1930s)

Stefan Zweig
1
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 22, 1942
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Smedley Butler
(United States Marine Corps officer)

Smedley Butler
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 21, 1940

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Alexander Kerensky
(Minister-President of the Russian Republic (September 1917 - November 1917))

Alexander Kerensky
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 4th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: June 11, 1970
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Wesley Branch Rickey
(Baseball player)

Wesley Branch Rickey
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 20th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
Died: December 9, 1965

 14 
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Jesuit Priest who Co-developed the Concept of Noosphere & was Part of the Discovery of Peking Man)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
1
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orcines, France
Died: April 10, 1955
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Ettore Bugatti
(Automobile Designer)

Ettore Bugatti
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: August 21, 1947

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Enver Pasha
(Minister of War of the Ottoman Empire (1914-18))

Enver Pasha
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: August 4, 1922
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Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
(British Ambassador to the United States (1940-46))

Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
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Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Powderham Castle, Devon, England
Died: December 23, 1959

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Lu Xun
(Chinese Writer, Essayist, Poet & Literary Critic)

Lu Xun
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China
Died: October 19, 1936
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Fernand Léger
(Painter, Sculptor)

Fernand Léger
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Listed In: Cubist Painters
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Argentan, France
Died: August 17, 1955

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Jess Willard
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Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Died: December 15, 1968
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Władysław Sikorski
(Politician, Military personnel)

Władysław Sikorski
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tuszów Narodowy
Died: July 4, 1943

 22 
William Boeing
(Founder of Boeing Company, Aviator)

William Boeing
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: September 28, 1956
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George Enescu
(Romanian composer)

George Enescu
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: George Enescu, Botoşani
Died: May 4, 1955

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King Oliver
(Musician)

King Oliver
0
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aben, Louisiana, United States
Died: April 10, 1938
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Ludwig von Mises
(Economist, Philosopher)

Ludwig von Mises
1
Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: October 10, 1973

 26 
Alastair Denniston
(Field hockey player at the 1908 Summer Olympics)

Alastair Denniston
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died: January 1, 1961
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Harry Warner
(Executive)

Harry Warner
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Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Krasnosielc
Died: December 27, 1958

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Vincenzo Peruggia
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dumenza, Italy
Died: October 8, 1925
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Ed Walsh
(Baseball pitcher)

Ed Walsh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plains Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 26, 1959

 30 
Günther Quandt
(German industrialist who founded an industrial empire that today includes BMW and Altana (chemicals))

Günther Quandt
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Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pritzwalk, Germany
Died: December 30, 1954

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Asta Nielsen
(Actress)

Asta Nielsen
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: May 24, 1972

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Fernande Olivier
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Listed In: Models
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 26, 1966

 33 
Ramón Grau
(politician, physician)

Ramón Grau
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Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Palma
Died: July 28, 1969

 34 
Ernest Bevin
(British statesman)

Ernest Bevin
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Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winsford, Somerset
Died: April 14, 1951

 35 
Natalya Goncharova
(Russian artist)

Natalya Goncharova
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nagayevo, Russia
Died: October 17, 1962

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Hermann Staudinger
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Worms, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire
Died: September 8, 1965

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Hans Kelsen
(Jurist, legal philosopher and political philosopher)

Hans Kelsen
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: April 19, 1973

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François Darlan
(Politician, Military personnel)

François Darlan
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nérac
Died: December 24, 1942

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Mordecai Kaplan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Švenčionys, Lithuania
Died: November 8, 1983

 40 
Max Gerson
(Physician)

Max Gerson
1
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wągrowiec
Died: March 8, 1959

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Tommy Burns
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Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hanover, Canada
Died: May 10, 1955

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Irving Langmuir
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 16, 1957

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Crystal Eastman
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 8, 1928

 44 
John Dill
(Senior officer)

John Dill
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Died: November 4, 1944

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Maximilian von Weichs
(Military personnel)

Maximilian von Weichs
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dessau
Died: September 27, 1954

 46 
Clinton Davisson
(Physicist)

Clinton Davisson
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: February 1, 1958

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Victor Klemperer
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
Died: February 11, 1960

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Edgar Guest
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: August 5, 1959

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Rose Macaulay
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugby, England
Died: October 30, 1958

Lascelles Abercrombie
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ashton upon Mersey, England
Died: October 27, 1938