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
George PattonGeorge Patton
11th November, German, American
Military Officer

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

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

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

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

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

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
2nd May, American
Actress
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

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
8th November, Japanese
Japanese General

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
17th April, Danish
Writer

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

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

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

Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
9th November, German
Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist
A. J. MusteA. J. Muste
8th January, American
Clergyman & Political Activist

Milton AveryMilton Avery
7th March, American
Painter

Allan DwanAllan Dwan
3rd April, American
Director
George Richards MinotGeorge Richards Minot
2nd December, American
Medical Researcher

Olive DennisOlive Dennis
20th November, American
Civil Engineer
Max VolmerMax Volmer
3rd May, German
Chemist

Alice PaulAlice Paul
11th January, American
Suffragist and Feminist

George Smith Patton, Jr.George S. Patton
11th November, American
General
Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23rd February, American
Admiral

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A'Lelia WalkerA'Lelia Walker
6th June, American
Businesswoman
Bess TrumanBess Truman
13th February, American
politician

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

George George
7th May, American
Actor

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
21st January, British, Scottish
Painter
Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12th August, Australian
War correspondent
Roman von Ungern-SternbergRoman von Ungern-Sternberg
29th December, German
officer

Theda BaraTheda Bara
29th July, American
Actress

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

Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16th September, German
Psychoanalyst
Jerome KernJerome Kern
27th January, American
Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
13th April, Hungarian
Philosopher

Yakov SverdlovYakov Sverdlov
3rd June, Russian
Politician

Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
7th February, German
Military personnel, Aviator

Heinrich BrüningHeinrich Brüning
26th November, German
President, Academician, economist, activist
Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12th April, German
Military personnel, Memoirist

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31st October, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Christian WirthChristian Wirth
24th November, German
Officer, Torturer

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

Otto KlempererOtto Klemperer
14th May, German, Polish
Conductor
Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12th April, French
Painter, Artist

Mikhail FrunzeMikhail Frunze
2nd February, Kyrgyz
Politician
H. Saint John PhilbyH. Saint John Philby
3rd April, Sri Lankan, British
Explorer

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

Tara SinghTara Singh
24th June, Indian
Sikh leader

Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
22nd September, Australian
Politician

Viktor SchaubergerViktor Schauberger
30th June, Austrian
Forester, Inventor, Writer
William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn
28th February, British
Judoka

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

Giacomo MatteottiGiacomo Matteotti
22nd May
Politician

Phog AllenPhog Allen
18th November, American
Basketball player
Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
23rd October, Canadian
Painter

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11th March, British
Journalist, Racecar driver
Ring LardnerRing Lardner
6th March, American
Columnist

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

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11th October, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,
Vladimir TatlinVladimir Tatlin
28th December, Russian
Painter,architect

Aristides de Sousa MendesAristides de Sousa Mendes
19th July, Portuguese
Diplomat
Albert SharpeAlbert Sharpe
15th April, Irish
Actor

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
30th April, Italian
Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument

Frank Hyneman KnightFrank Hyneman Knight
7th November, American
Economist
Stanisław Ignacy WitkiewiczStanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz
24th February, Polish
Writer

G.W. PabstG.W. Pabst
25th August, Austrian
Film Director
Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21st January, Italian
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
19th October, American
Philanthropist

DuBose HeywardDuBose Heyward
31st August, American
Author

Anna Louise StrongAnna Louise Strong
24th November, American
Writer, Journalist, Activist, Trade unionist
Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
15th October, Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,
Khai DinhKhai Dinh
10th August, Vietnamese
Emperor of Vietnam

George ButterworthGeorge Butterworth
12th July, British
Composer, Musicologist

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

Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
2nd November, American
Astronomer
Andre MauroisAndre Maurois
26th July, French
 

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

Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
17th February, German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18th October, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Per Albin HanssonPer Albin Hansson
28th October, Swedish
Politician
Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
27th October, Swedish
Painter

Harry BenjaminHarry Benjamin
12th January, German
Endocrinologist and sexologist
Louis UntermeyerLouis Untermeyer
1st October, American
Author

George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
1st August, German, Hungarian
Chemist
Georges MandelGeorges Mandel
5th June, French
Journalist
Robert CollierRobert Collier
19th April, American
Essayist