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.

Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso
25th October, Spanish
Painter
Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming
6th August, British, Scottish
Biologist, Pharmacologist, Discovered Penicillin

Cecil Blount DeMilleCecil B. DeMille
12th August, American
Film Director, Producer

Alexander KerenskyAlexander Kerensky
22nd April, Russian
Political Leader

Pope John XXIIIPope John XXIII
25th November, Italian
Pope

Smedley ButlerSmedley Butler
30th July, American
 
Ludwig von MisesLudwig von Mises
29th September, Austrian
Economist, Philosopher, Sociologist

Guccio GucciGuccio Gucci
26th March, Italian, British
Italian Businessman

Edward Wood, 1st Earl of HalifaxEdward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
16th April, British
Former Viceroy of India
Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
28th November, Austrian
Novelist

Harry WarnerHarry Warner
12th December, American
Executive
Enver PashaEnver Pasha
22nd November, Turkish
Military Officer

Anna PavlovaAnna Pavlova
12th February, Russian
 

Alexei RykovAlexei Rykov
25th February, Russian
Politician

Pierre Teilhard de ChardinPierre Teilhard de Chardin
1st May, French
Philosopher

Kliment VoroshilovKliment Voroshilov
4th February, Russian
Military Officer
Walther von BrauchitschWalther von Brauchitsch
4th October, German
Military Commander

Ernest BevinErnest Bevin
9th March, British
British statesman

Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti
15th September, French
Automobile Designer

Fernand LégerFernand Léger
4th February, French
Cubist Painter
Irving LangmuirIrving Langmuir
31st January, American
Chemist

William BoeingWilliam Boeing
1st October, German, American
Founder of Boeing Company
Hermann StaudingerHermann Staudinger
23rd March, German
Chemist

Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
1st August, British
Writer

Hans Fischer Hans Fischer
27th July, German
Chemist
Walter Rudolf HessWalter Rudolf Hess
17th March, Swiss
Physiologist

Clinton DavissonClinton Davisson
22nd October, American
Physicist
Franklin Pierce AdamsFranklin Pierce Adams
15th November, American
Journalist

Mustafa Kemal AtaturkMustafa Kemal Ataturk
19th May, Turkish
Founder of the Republic of Turkey,

P G WodehouseP G Wodehouse
15th October, British, American
Playwright and Author
Bela BartokBela Bartok
25th March, Hungarian
Composer, Pianist

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Vincenzo PeruggiaVincenzo Peruggia
8th October
Art thief, House painter, Glazier
Paul Ludwig Ewald von KleistPaul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist
8th August, German
Military commander

Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
4th December, German, Polish
Military personnel, Officer

Lu XunLu Xun
25th September, Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,

Jess WillardJess Willard
29th December, American
Boxer
Władysław SikorskiWładysław Sikorski
20th May, Polish, American
Politician, Military personnel
François DarlanFrançois Darlan
7th August, French
Politician, Military personnel

Maximilian von WeichsMaximilian von Weichs
12th November, German
Military personnel

Alcide De GasperiAlcide De Gasperi
3rd April, Austrian, Italian
prime minister,politician

Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
9th October, German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,
George EnescuGeorge Enescu
19th August, French, Romanian
Romanian composer

King OliverKing Oliver
19th December, American
Musician

Hans KelsenHans Kelsen
11th October, Austrian, American
Lawyer, Judge, Philosopher, Educationist,

Max GersonMax Gerson
18th October, German, American
Physician

Walter KruegerWalter Krueger
26th January, American
Military personnel
William Z. FosterWilliam Z. Foster
25th February, American
Politician

Alastair DennistonAlastair Denniston
1st December, British
Field hockey player, Cryptographer, Mathematician
Eleanor FarjeonEleanor Farjeon
13th February, British
Writer

Georg von KüchlerGeorg von Küchler
30th May, German
Military commander

Edgar Albert GuestEdgar Guest
20th August, American
Poet
Crystal EastmanCrystal Eastman
25th June, American
Lawyer

Alfred Radcliffe-BrownAlfred Radcliffe-Brown
17th January, British
Anthropologist
Clive BellClive Bell
16th September, British
Art Critic

Ed WalshEd Walsh
14th May, American
Baseball pitcher

Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
3rd June, French, Russian
painter, choreographer

Juan Ramón JiménezJuan Ramón Jiménez
24th December, Spanish
poet

Ernst von WeizsäckerErnst von Weizsäcker
12th May, German
politician, diplomat
Adolfo de la HuertaAdolfo de la Huerta
26th May, Mexican
Politician

John DillJohn Dill
25th December, British
Senior officer

Khioniya GusevaKhioniya Guseva
30th November, Russian
Criminal

Albert GleizesAlbert Gleizes
8th December, French
Painter, Artist
Ramón GrauRamón Grau
13th September, Cuban
politician, physician

Felix von LucknerFelix von Luckner
9th June, German
Writer, Military personnel
Julian EltingeJulian Eltinge
14th May, American
Actor

Artur PhlepsArtur Phleps
29th November, Romanian
 

Lewis Fry RichardsonLewis Fry Richardson
11th October, British
Paramedic, Cartographer, Mathematician,
Mordecai KaplanMordecai Kaplan
11th June, Lithuanian, American
Rabbi

Henry Maitland WilsonHenry Maitland Wilson
5th September, British
Field marshal
John Gresham MachenJohn Gresham Machen
28th July, American
Theologian

Otto Wille KuusinenOtto Wille Kuusinen
4th October, Finnish
Politician

L. E. J. BrouwerL. E. J. Brouwer
27th February, Dutch
Mathematician
Nikolai MyaskovskyNikolai Myaskovsky
20th April
Composer, Educationist, Musicologist, Music

Giovanni PapiniGiovanni Papini
9th January, Italian
Journalist
Carlo CarràCarlo Carrà
11th February, Italian
Painter

Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
13th April, Swiss
Swiss psychiatrist

Sveinn BjörnssonSveinn Björnsson
27th February, Danish, Icelander
President

Richard C. TolmanRichard C. Tolman
4th March, American
Physicist
Raymond HoodRaymond Hood
29th March, American
Architect
Mary WebbMary Webb
25th March, British
Novelist

Otto BauerOtto Bauer
5th September, Austrian
Politician

Hugh Lawson WhiteHugh Lawson White
19th August, American
Politician

Robert Vansittart, 1st Baron VansittartRobert Vansittart, 1st Baron Vansittart
25th June, British
Diplomat
Edith Nourse RogersEdith Nourse Rogers
19th March, American
Politician

Frederick VarleyFrederick Varley
2nd January, Canadian
Painter

Asta NielsenAsta Nielsen
11th September, Danish
Actress

Roger Martin du GardRoger Martin du Gard
23rd March, French
Novelist

Robert Esnault-PelterieRobert Esnault-Pelterie
8th November, French
Aviation pioneer
Mikhail LarionovMikhail Larionov
3rd June, Russian
Painter

Mary MacLaneMary MacLane
1st May, Canadian, American
Writer
Padraic ColumPadraic Colum
8th December, Irish
Poet

Max PechsteinMax Pechstein
31st December, German
Painter
Emil LudwigEmil Ludwig
25th January, Swiss, German
Writer
H. J. RoundH. J. Round
2nd June, British
Engineer