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

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

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

Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30th October, American

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24th February, American
Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in
Faisal I of IraqFaisal I of Iraq
20th May, Iraqi, Saudi Arabian, Syrian
King of Iraq

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
2nd May, American

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

Julius StreicherJulius Streicher
12th February, German
A Member of National Socialist German Workers'
Alice PaulAlice Paul
11th January, American
Suffragist and Feminist

Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
1st April, American
Will DurantWill Durant
5th November, American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher

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

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

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

Milton AveryMilton Avery
7th March, American

Allan DwanAllan Dwan
3rd April, American
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

Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
9th November, German
Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist

George Richards MinotGeorge Richards Minot
2nd December, American
Medical Researcher

Clementine ChurchillClementine Churchill
1st April, British
Wife of Winston Churchill
Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
17th April, Danish
Writer, Autobiographer
Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
8th November, Japanese

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
30th November, German
German military commander

Theda BaraTheda Bara
29th July, American

Roman von Ungern-SternbergRoman von Ungern-Sternberg
29th December, German
Jerome KernJerome Kern
27th January, American
Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin

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Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16th September, German

Yakov SverdlovYakov Sverdlov
3rd June, Russian

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
13th April, Hungarian

Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12th August, Australian
War correspondent
Bess TrumanBess Truman
13th February, American

Erich von StroheimErich von Stroheim
22nd September, Austrian, French, American
American-Austrian director
Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12th April, French
Painter, Artist

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

Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
9th November, German, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, University
Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
7th February, German
Military personnel, Aviator

Edna FerberEdna Ferber
15th August, American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter
Christian WirthChristian Wirth
24th November, German
Officer, Torturer

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

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11th March, British
Journalist, Racecar driver
Mikhail FrunzeMikhail Frunze
2nd February, Kyrgyz

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

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

Aristides de Sousa MendesAristides de Sousa Mendes
19th July, Portuguese
William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn
28th February, British

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23rd February, American
George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
1st August, Hungarian, Swedish
Chemist, University teacher

Giacomo MatteottiGiacomo Matteotti
22nd May

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11th October, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,
Ernst BlochErnst Bloch
8th July, German
Writer, Philosopher, Journalist, University

Vladimir TatlinVladimir Tatlin
28th December, Russian
Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
17th January, German
Military personnel, Diplomat

Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
30th November, Kuwaiti

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,
George ButterworthGeorge Butterworth
12th July, British
Composer, Musicologist

Isak DinesenIsak Dinesen
17th April, Danish

Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
2nd November, American

Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
7th April
Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21st January, Italian
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military
Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
17th February, German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University

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

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

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18th October, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer
Sacha GuitrySacha Guitry
21st February, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright, Film director,

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28th January, Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

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

Georg LukácsGeorg Lukács
13th April, Hungarian

Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
27th October, Swedish
George MinotGeorge Minot
2nd December, American
Medical doctor

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

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

Andre MauroisAndre Maurois
26th July, French
Robert CollierRobert Collier
19th April, American

Kōji SakaiKōji Sakai
4th November, Japanese
Military personnel
Niels Henrik David BohrNiels Henrik David Bohr
7th October, Danish