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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 George Patton

George Patton
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military General
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Gabriel, California, United States
Died: December 21, 1945

 2 Princess Alice of Battenberg

Princess Alice of Battenberg
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Famous As: Mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Died: December 5, 1969

 3 Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 18, 1962
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 4 D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eastwood, England
Died: March 2, 1930
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 5 Chester W. Nimitz

Chester W. Nimitz
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
Died: February 20, 1966

 6 Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Idaho, United States
Died: November 1, 1972
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 7 Alice Paul

Alice Paul
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Famous As: Women's rights activist
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 9, 1977
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 8 A'Lelia Walker

A'Lelia Walker
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 17, 1931
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 9 Clementine Churchill

Clementine Churchill
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Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Winston Churchill's wife
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: December 12, 1977

 10 Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Metzingen, Germany
Died: August 9, 1948
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 11 Karen Blixen

Karen Blixen
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rungsted, Denmark
Died: September 7, 1962

 12 Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper
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Famous As: Gossip columnist
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 1, 1966
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 13 Theda Bara

Theda Bara
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Former actress of the silent era and one of cinema's early sex symbols
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: April 7, 1955

 14 John Curtin

John Curtin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 14th Prime Minister of Australia
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Creswick, Australia
Died: July 5, 1945
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 15 Albert Kesselring

Albert Kesselring
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Listed In: War Criminals
Famous As: War Criminal
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marktsteft, Kingdom of Bavaria, Germany
Died: July 16, 1960

 16 George

George
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stannards, New York, United States
Died: February 9, 1969
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 17 Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sauk Centre
Died: January 10, 1951

 18 Kato Svanidze

Kato Svanidze
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Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Joseph Stalin's Wife
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: November 22, 1907
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 19 Will Durant

Will Durant
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 7, 1981

 20 Jerome Kern

Jerome Kern
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin collecting
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 11, 1945
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 21 Wallace Beery

Wallace Beery
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clay County
Died: April 15, 1949

 22 Karen Horney

Karen Horney
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Psychoanalyst
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blankenese, Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 4, 1952
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 23 Alban Berg

Alban Berg
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 24, 1935

 24 György Lukács

György Lukács
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 4, 1971
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 25 Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl

Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elmshorn, Germany
Died: December 8, 1955

 26 Erich von Stroheim

Erich von Stroheim
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 12, 1957
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 27 Sabina Spielrein

Sabina Spielrein
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Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rostov-on-Don, Russian Empire
Died: August 11, 1942

 28 Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delaunay
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hradyz'k, Ukraine
Died: December 5, 1979
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 29 John Edensor Littlewood

John Edensor Littlewood
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Famous As: Mathematician, University teacher
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: September 6, 1977

 30 Edna Ferber

Edna Ferber
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Famous As: playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Appleton
Died: April 16, 1968

 31 Aristides de Sousa Mendes

Aristides de Sousa Mendes
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Listed In: Diplomats
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Viseu
Died: April 3, 1954

 32 Lionel Atwill

Lionel Atwill
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Croydon, Greater London, England
Died: April 22, 1946

 33 Viktor Schauberger

Viktor Schauberger
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Forester, Inventor, Writer
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schwarzenberg am Böhmerwald
Died: September 25, 1958

 34 Julius Streicher

Julius Streicher
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dinkelscherben, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946

 35 Khai Dinh

Khai Dinh
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor of Vietnam
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Phú Xuân, Vietnam
Died: November 6, 1925

 36 Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein

Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Province of Schleswig-Holstein
Died: October 3, 1970

 37 Karl Radek

Karl Radek
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lviv
Died: May 19, 1939

 38 G.W. Pabst

G.W. Pabst
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roudnice nad Labem, Czechia
Died: May 29, 1967

 39 Malcolm Campbell

Malcolm Campbell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Journalist, Racecar driver
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London Borough of Bromley
Died: December 31, 1948

 40 Sacha Guitry

Sacha Guitry
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Famous As: Actor, screenwriter, playwright, and director who appeared in the hits Un Beau mariage, Le Prise de Berg-op-Zoom, and La Pèlerine écossaise.
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 24, 1957

 41 Keith Murdoch

Keith Murdoch
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Listed In: Journalists
Famous As: War correspondent
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: October 5, 1952

 42 George de Hevesy

George de Hevesy
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died: July 5, 1966

 43 Otto Klemperer

Otto Klemperer
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Orchestra
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: July 6, 1973

 44 Harlow Shapley

Harlow Shapley
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Listed In: Astronomers
Famous As: Former astronomer known for determining correct position of Sun within Milky Way Galaxy; head of Harvard College Observatory (1921–1952)
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nashville, Missouri, United States
Died: October 20, 1972

 45 Lawren Harris

Lawren Harris
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brantford
Died: January 29, 1970

 46 Mikhail Frunze

Mikhail Frunze
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Bolshevik leader during and just prior to the Russian Revolution of 1917
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Died: October 31, 1925

 47 Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kuwait City
Died: January 29, 1950

 48 Robert Delaunay

Robert Delaunay
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 25, 1941

 49 DuBose Heyward

DuBose Heyward
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: June 16, 1940

 50 Lekhnath Paudyal

Lekhnath Paudyal
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Arghau Archale, Kaski, Nepal
Died: 1966 AD