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

Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30th October, American
Poet

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

Alice PaulAlice Paul
11th January, American
Suffragist and Feminist

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
7th February, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
1st April, American
Actor

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

John CurtinJohn Curtin
8th January, Australian
14th Prime Minister of Australia

Kato SvanidzeKato Svanidze
2nd April, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Wife
Will DurantWill Durant
5th November, American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher

Alban BergAlban Berg
9th February, Austrian
Composer
Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
14th November, French
Artist

Milton AveryMilton Avery
7th March, American
Painter

George PattonGeorge Patton
11th November, German, American
Military Officer
Allan DwanAllan Dwan
3rd April, American
Director

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
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

Hugo BossHugo Boss
8th July, German
 
Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24th February, American
Officer

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
17th April, Danish
Writer, Autobiographer

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
8th November, Japanese
Officer

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
30th November, German
German military commander
Theda BaraTheda Bara
29th July, American
Actress
Roman von Ungern-SternbergRoman von Ungern-Sternberg
29th December, German
officer

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

Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12th August, Australian
War correspondent

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

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12th April, French
Painter, Artist

Yakov SverdlovYakov Sverdlov
3rd June, Russian
Politician

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

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Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
9th November, German, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, University
Edna FerberEdna Ferber
15th August, American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter

John Edensor LittlewoodJohn Edensor Littlewood
9th June, British
Mathematician, University teacher
Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12th April, German
Military personnel, Memoirist

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
24th November, German
Officer, Torturer

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31st October, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Otto KlempererOtto Klemperer
14th May, German, Polish
Conductor

Mikhail FrunzeMikhail Frunze
2nd February, Kyrgyz
Politician
Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
7th February, German
Military personnel, Aviator

Giacomo MatteottiGiacomo Matteotti
22nd May
Politician

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

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23rd February, American
Admiral

Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
23rd October, Canadian
Painter
Aristides de Sousa MendesAristides de Sousa Mendes
19th July, Portuguese
Diplomat

Ernst BlochErnst Bloch
8th July, German
Writer, Philosopher, Journalist, University

Vladimir TatlinVladimir Tatlin
28th December, Russian
Painter,architect

Viktor SchaubergerViktor Schauberger
30th June, Austrian
Forester, Inventor, Writer
Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11th March, British
Journalist, Racecar driver

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
30th April, Italian
Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument
François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11th October, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

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

Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
15th October, Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,
Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
30th November, Kuwaiti
Monarch

George ButterworthGeorge Butterworth
12th July, British
Composer, Musicologist
George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
1st August, Hungarian, Swedish
Chemist, University teacher

Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
2nd November, American
Astronomer

Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
17th February, German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University
Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
25th September, French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor

Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21st January, Italian
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military
Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
7th April
Submariner

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

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

Isak DinesenIsak Dinesen
17th April, Danish
 
Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
27th October, Swedish
Painter
Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18th October, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

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

Georg LukácsGeorg Lukács
13th April, Hungarian
Philosopher

George MinotGeorge Minot
2nd December, American
Medical doctor
Harry Blackstone, Sr.Harry Blackstone, Sr.
27th September, American
 

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

Ernst BuschErnst Busch
6th July, German, British
Senior officer

Robert CollierRobert Collier
19th April, American
Essayist

Andre MauroisAndre Maurois
26th July, French
 
Niels Henrik David BohrNiels Henrik David Bohr
7th October, Danish
 

Chester William NimitzChester William Nimitz
24th February, American
 
Kōji SakaiKōji Sakai
4th November, Japanese
Military personnel

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