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.

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24th February, American
Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in
Princess Alice of BattenbergPrincess Alice of Battenberg
25th February, British
Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark

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

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
Faisal I of IraqFaisal I of Iraq
20th May, Iraqi, Saudi Arabian, Syrian
King of Iraq

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

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
2nd May, American
Actress

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
8th November, Japanese
Japanese General
Julius StreicherJulius Streicher
12th February, German
A Member of National Socialist German Workers'

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
30th November, German
War Criminal
Alice PaulAlice Paul
11th January, American
Suffragist and Feminist

Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
1st April, American
Actor

Will DurantWill Durant
5th November, American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher
John CurtinJohn Curtin
8th January, Australian
14th Prime Minister of Australia

Kato SvanidzeKato Svanidze
2nd April, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Wife
Alban BergAlban Berg
9th February, Austrian
Composer

Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
14th November, French
Artist

A. J. MusteA. J. Muste
8th January, American
Clergyman & Political Activist
George PattonGeorge Patton
11th November, German, American
Military Officer

Milton AveryMilton Avery
7th March, American
Painter
Allan DwanAllan Dwan
3rd April, American
Director

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

Clementine ChurchillClementine Churchill
1st April, British
Wife of Winston Churchill

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
17th April, Danish
Writer, Autobiographer

Jerome KernJerome Kern
27th January, American
Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin
Theda BaraTheda Bara
29th July, American
Actress

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Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12th August, Australian
War correspondent

Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16th September, German
Psychoanalyst

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

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
13th April, Hungarian
Philosopher
Christian WirthChristian Wirth
24th November, German
Officer, Torturer

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

Yakov SverdlovYakov Sverdlov
3rd June, Russian
Politician

Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
7th February, German
Military personnel, Aviator
Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12th April, French
Painter, Artist

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12th April, German
Military personnel, Memoirist
Karl RadekKarl Radek
31st October, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

Edna FerberEdna Ferber
15th August, American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter

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

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

Otto KlempererOtto Klemperer
14th May, German, Polish
Conductor
Mikhail FrunzeMikhail Frunze
2nd February, Kyrgyz
Politician

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

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

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
21st January, British, Scottish
Painter
Aristides de Sousa MendesAristides de Sousa Mendes
19th July, Portuguese
Diplomat

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23rd February, American
Admiral
François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11th October, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

Giacomo MatteottiGiacomo Matteotti
22nd May
Politician

Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
23rd October, Canadian
Painter
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

Phog AllenPhog Allen
18th November, American
Basketball player

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11th March, British
Journalist, Racecar driver
George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
1st August, Hungarian, Swedish
Chemist, University teacher

Vladimir TatlinVladimir Tatlin
28th December, Russian
Painter,architect
Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
19th October, American
Philanthropist

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

DuBose HeywardDuBose Heyward
31st August, American
Author

Stanisław Ignacy WitkiewiczStanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz
24th February, Polish
Writer
Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
17th January, German
Military personnel, Diplomat
Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
30th November, Kuwaiti
Ruler

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

Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
2nd November, American
Astronomer

Harry BenjaminHarry Benjamin
12th January, German
Endocrinologist and sexologist
Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18th October, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

George ButterworthGeorge Butterworth
12th July, British
Composer, Musicologist

Percy HobartPercy Hobart
14th June, British
Military Engineer

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

Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
25th September, French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor
Per Albin HanssonPer Albin Hansson
28th October, Swedish
Politician

Tamara KarsavinaTamara Karsavina
9th March, Russian
Prima Ballerina

Sacha GuitrySacha Guitry
21st February, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright, Film director,
Louis UntermeyerLouis Untermeyer
1st October, American
Author

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28th January, Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer
Georges MandelGeorges Mandel
5th June, French
Journalist

François de La RocqueFrançois de La Rocque
6th October, French
Political Leader

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

Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
27th October, Swedish
Painter
Carl Van DorenCarl Van Doren
10th September, American
Critic

Harry Blackstone, Sr.Harry Blackstone, Sr.
27th September, American
 
Ernst BuschErnst Busch
6th July, German, British
Senior officer

G.W. PabstG.W. Pabst
25th August, Austrian
Film Director
Andre MauroisAndre Maurois
26th July, French
 

Robert CollierRobert Collier
19th April, American
Essayist
Khai DinhKhai Dinh
10th August, Vietnamese
Emperor of Vietnam