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
George PattonGeorge Patton
11th November, German, American
Military Officer

Clementine ChurchillClementine Churchill
1st April, British
Winston Churchill's wife

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24th February, American
Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in

Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30th October, American
Poet

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11th September, British
Novelist
Niels BohrNiels Bohr
7th October, Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist

Hugo BossHugo Boss
8th July, German
Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
17th April, Danish
Writer
Faisal I of IraqFaisal I of Iraq
20th May, Iraqi, Saudi Arabian, Syrian
King of Iraq

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
2nd May, American
Actress
Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
8th November, Japanese
Japanese General

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

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
30th November, German
War Criminal

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
Women's rights activist

Kato SvanidzeKato Svanidze
2nd April, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Wife

Will DurantWill Durant
5th November, American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher

John CurtinJohn Curtin
8th January, Australian
14th Prime Minister of Australia
Alban BergAlban Berg
9th February, Austrian
Composer

Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
14th November, French
Artist
Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
9th November, German
Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist

Milton AveryMilton Avery
7th March, American
Painter

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

Olive DennisOlive Dennis
20th November, American
Civil Engineer
George Richards MinotGeorge Richards Minot
2nd December, American
Medical Researcher

Max VolmerMax Volmer
3rd May, German
Chemist

A'Lelia WalkerA'Lelia Walker
6th June, American
Businesswoman
George George
7th May, American
Actor

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Roman von Ungern-SternbergRoman von Ungern-Sternberg
29th December, German
officer
Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12th August, Australian
War correspondent

Theda BaraTheda Bara
29th July, American
Actress

Erich von StroheimErich von Stroheim
22nd September, Austrian, French, American
American-Austrian director

Bess TrumanBess Truman
13th February, American
politician
Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16th September, German
Psychoanalyst
Jerome KernJerome Kern
27th January, American
Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
13th April, Hungarian
Philosopher

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

Yakov SverdlovYakov Sverdlov
3rd June, Russian
Politician
Heinrich BrüningHeinrich Brüning
26th November, German
President, Academician, economist, activist

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12th April, German
Military personnel, Memoirist

Phog AllenPhog Allen
18th November, American
Basketball player

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
24th November, German
Officer, Torturer

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
21st January, British, Scottish
Painter
Edna FerberEdna Ferber
15th August, American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31st October, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11th March, British
Journalist, Racecar driver

Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-HolsteinPrincess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein
31st December, German
Aristocrat

William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn
28th February, British
Judoka
Otto KlempererOtto Klemperer
14th May, German, Polish
Conductor

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12th April, French
Painter, Artist
Mikhail FrunzeMikhail Frunze
2nd February, Kyrgyz
Politician

Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
22nd September, Australian
Politician

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

H. Saint John PhilbyH. Saint John Philby
3rd April, Sri Lankan, British
Explorer

Giacomo MatteottiGiacomo Matteotti
22nd May
Politician
Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
30th November, Kuwaiti
Ruler

Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
17th January, German
Military personnel, Diplomat

Viktor SchaubergerViktor Schauberger
30th June, Austrian
Forester, Inventor, Writer

Ring LardnerRing Lardner
6th March, American
Columnist
Ernst BlochErnst Bloch
8th July, German
Writer, Philosopher, Journalist, University

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
30th April, Italian
Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument
Tara SinghTara Singh
24th June, Indian
Sikh leader

Albert SharpeAlbert Sharpe
15th April, Irish
Actor

Lyda NewmanLyda D. Newman
30th November, American
Inventor
Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
23rd October, Canadian
Painter

Aristides de Sousa MendesAristides de Sousa Mendes
19th July, Portuguese
Diplomat
François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11th October, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

Harry BenjaminHarry Benjamin
12th January, German
Endocrinologist and sexologist

Vladimir TatlinVladimir Tatlin
28th December, Russian
Painter,architect
DuBose HeywardDuBose Heyward
31st August, American
Author

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
19th October, American
Philanthropist
Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18th October, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Frank Hyneman KnightFrank Hyneman Knight
7th November, American
Economist

Anna Louise StrongAnna Louise Strong
24th November, American
Writer, Journalist, Activist, Trade unionist

G.W. PabstG.W. Pabst
25th August, Austrian
Film Director
Ernst BuschErnst Busch
6th July, German, British
Senior officer
Khai DinhKhai Dinh
10th August, Vietnamese
Emperor of Vietnam

Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
15th October, Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,

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

Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
2nd November, American
Astronomer
Per Albin HanssonPer Albin Hansson
28th October, Swedish
Politician

George ButterworthGeorge Butterworth
12th July, British
Composer, Musicologist

Stanisław Ignacy WitkiewiczStanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz
24th February, Polish
Writer

Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
17th February, German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University

Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21st January, Italian
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military
Tamara KarsavinaTamara Karsavina
9th March, Russian
Prima Ballerina

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28th January, Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer
Robert CollierRobert Collier
19th April, American
Essayist

Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
7th April
Submariner
Andre MauroisAndre Maurois
26th July, French
 
Velimir KhlebnikovVelimir Khlebnikov
9th November, Russian
Poet