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

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

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

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
2nd May, American

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11th September, British
Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30th October, American

Niels BohrNiels Bohr
7th October, Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist

Alice PaulAlice Paul
11th January, American
Suffragist and Feminist
Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
17th April, Danish

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
7th February, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
30th November, German
War Criminal

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

Julius StreicherJulius Streicher
12th February, German
A Member of National Socialist German Workers'

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
8th November, Japanese
Japanese General

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

Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
1st April, American

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

Alban BergAlban Berg
9th February, Austrian
A. J. MusteA. J. Muste
8th January, American
Clergyman & Political Activist

Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
14th November, French
George PattonGeorge Patton
11th November, German, American
Military Officer

Allan DwanAllan Dwan
3rd April, American

Milton AveryMilton Avery
7th March, American
Olive DennisOlive Dennis
20th November, American
Civil Engineer

Max VolmerMax Volmer
3rd May, German
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
Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12th August, Australian
War correspondent

Continue Reading Below
Theda BaraTheda Bara
29th July, American
Bess TrumanBess Truman
13th February, American

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

Jerome KernJerome Kern
27th January, American
Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin

Roman von Ungern-SternbergRoman von Ungern-Sternberg
29th December, German
György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
13th April, Hungarian
Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
7th February, German
Military personnel, Aviator

Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16th September, German

Yakov SverdlovYakov Sverdlov
3rd June, Russian

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12th April, German
Military personnel, Memoirist
Edna FerberEdna Ferber
15th August, American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter

Heinrich BrüningHeinrich Brüning
26th November, German
President, Academician, economist, activist

Otto KlempererOtto Klemperer
14th May, German, Polish

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31st October, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

Aristides de Sousa MendesAristides de Sousa Mendes
19th July, Portuguese
Christian WirthChristian Wirth
24th November, German
Officer, Torturer

Mikhail FrunzeMikhail Frunze
2nd February, Kyrgyz
Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
22nd September, Australian

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
21st January, British, Scottish

Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
30th November, Kuwaiti
John Edensor LittlewoodJohn Edensor Littlewood
9th June, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12th April, French
Painter, Artist
Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23rd February, American

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

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

Ring LardnerRing Lardner
6th March, American

DuBose HeywardDuBose Heyward
31st August, American
Ernst BlochErnst Bloch
8th July, German
Writer, Philosopher, Journalist, University

Giacomo MatteottiGiacomo Matteotti
22nd May

Phog AllenPhog Allen
18th November, American
Basketball player

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11th October, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,
Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11th March, British
Journalist, Racecar driver

Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
17th January, German
Military personnel, Diplomat
Anna Louise StrongAnna Louise Strong
24th November, American
Writer, Journalist, Activist, Trade unionist

George ButterworthGeorge Butterworth
12th July, British
Composer, Musicologist

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
19th October, American
Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
23rd October, Canadian

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
30th April, Italian
Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument
Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
15th October, Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,

Percy HobartPercy Hobart
14th June, British
Military Engineer

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18th October, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer
Vladimir TatlinVladimir Tatlin
28th December, Russian

Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
7th April
Stanisław Ignacy WitkiewiczStanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz
24th February, Polish

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

Sacha GuitrySacha Guitry
21st February, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright, Film director,

Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
2nd November, American
Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
17th February, German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University
George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
1st August, German, Hungarian

Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21st January, Italian
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military

Per Albin HanssonPer Albin Hansson
28th October, Swedish

Georges MandelGeorges Mandel
5th June, French
Harry BenjaminHarry Benjamin
12th January, German
Endocrinologist and sexologist

Louis UntermeyerLouis Untermeyer
1st October, American

Tamara KarsavinaTamara Karsavina
9th March, Russian
Prima Ballerina

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

François de La RocqueFrançois de La Rocque
6th October, French
Political Leader
Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28th January, Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Velimir KhlebnikovVelimir Khlebnikov
9th November, Russian
André LhoteAndré Lhote
5th July, French

Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
27th October, Swedish
Hermann PisterHermann Pister
21st February, German
German officer
Jules PascinJules Pascin
31st March, Bulgarian