Famous People Born In 1885

Discover the most famous people born in 1885. The list includes people like Niels Bohr, Ezra Pound, D. H. Lawrence, Alice Paul, Sinclair Lewis and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, political leaders, journalists and novelists born in 1885. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.

Princess Alice of BattenbergPrincess Alice of Battenberg
25th February, British
Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Niels BohrNiels Bohr
7th October, Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist

Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30th October, American
Poet

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11th September, British
Novelist

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
7th February, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
2nd May, American
Actress
Julius StreicherJulius Streicher
12th February, German
A Member of National Socialist German Workers'

Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
1st April, American
Actor

Alice PaulAlice Paul
11th January, American
Suffragist and Feminist

John CurtinJohn Curtin
8th January, Australian
14th Prime Minister of Australia
Kato SvanidzeKato Svanidze
2nd April, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Wife

Will DurantWill Durant
5th November, American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher
Alban BergAlban Berg
9th February, Austrian
Composer

Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
14th November, French
Artist

George PattonGeorge Patton
11th November, German, American
Military Officer
Milton AveryMilton Avery
7th March, American
Painter

Allan DwanAllan Dwan
3rd April, American
Director
A. J. MusteA. J. Muste
8th January, American
Clergyman & Political Activist

Olive DennisOlive Dennis
20th November, American
Civil Engineer

Max VolmerMax Volmer
3rd May, German
Chemist
Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
9th November, German
Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist

George Richards MinotGeorge Richards Minot
2nd December, American
Medical Researcher
Hugo BossHugo Boss
8th July, German
 

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24th February, American
Officer

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
17th April, Danish
Writer, Autobiographer

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
30th November, German
German military commander
Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
8th November, Japanese
Officer
Jerome KernJerome Kern
27th January, American
Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin

Theda BaraTheda Bara
29th July, American
Actress

Roman von Ungern-SternbergRoman von Ungern-Sternberg
29th December, German
officer

Bess TrumanBess Truman
13th February, American
politician
Erich von StroheimErich von Stroheim
22nd September, Austrian, French, American
American-Austrian director

Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12th August, Australian
War correspondent

Yakov SverdlovYakov Sverdlov
3rd June, Russian
Politician

Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
22nd September, Australian
Politician, Diplomat, Railroad engineer

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Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12th April, German
Military personnel, Memoirist
Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
9th November, German, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, University

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12th April, French
Painter, Artist
Edna FerberEdna Ferber
15th August, American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter

John Edensor LittlewoodJohn Edensor Littlewood
9th June, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31st October, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Otto KlempererOtto Klemperer
14th May, German, Polish
Conductor

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
24th November, German
Officer, Torturer
Mikhail FrunzeMikhail Frunze
2nd February, Kyrgyz
Politician

William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn
28th February, British
Judoka

Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
7th February, German
Military personnel, Aviator

Giacomo MatteottiGiacomo Matteotti
22nd May
Politician

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23rd February, American
Admiral
Viktor SchaubergerViktor Schauberger
30th June, Austrian
Forester, Inventor, Writer

Aristides de Sousa MendesAristides de Sousa Mendes
19th July, Portuguese
Diplomat

Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
23rd October, Canadian
Painter

George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
1st August, Hungarian, Swedish
Chemist, University teacher
Ernst BlochErnst Bloch
8th July, German
Writer, Philosopher, Journalist, University

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11th October, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,
Vladimir TatlinVladimir Tatlin
28th December, Russian
Painter,architect

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11th March, British
Journalist, Racecar driver

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
30th April, Italian
Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument
Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
17th January, German
Military personnel, Diplomat

Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
30th November, Kuwaiti
Monarch
Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
15th October, Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,

George ButterworthGeorge Butterworth
12th July, British
Composer, Musicologist

Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
2nd November, American
Astronomer
Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
7th April
Submariner

Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21st January, Italian
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military
Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
17th February, German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18th October, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
25th September, French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor

Sacha GuitrySacha Guitry
21st February, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright, Film director,
Isak DinesenIsak Dinesen
17th April, Danish
 
Anna Louise StrongAnna Louise Strong
24th November, American
Writer, Journalist, Activist, Trade unionist

Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
27th October, Swedish
Painter

Fernand de BrinonFernand de Brinon
26th August, French
Journalist, Socialite, Lawyer

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28th January, Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer
Georg LukácsGeorg Lukács
13th April, Hungarian
Philosopher

George MinotGeorge Minot
2nd December, American
Medical doctor

Harry Blackstone, Sr.Harry Blackstone, Sr.
27th September, American
 

George Smith Patton, Jr.George Smith Patton, Jr.
11th November, American
 

Ernst BuschErnst Busch
6th July, German, British
Senior officer
Andre MauroisAndre Maurois
26th July, French
 

Robert CollierRobert Collier
19th April, American
Essayist
Kōji SakaiKōji Sakai
4th November, Japanese
Military personnel

Niels Henrik David BohrNiels Henrik David Bohr
7th October, Danish
 

Chester William NimitzChester William Nimitz
24th February, American