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

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

Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30th October, American

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

Niels BohrNiels Bohr
7th October, Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
2nd May, American

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
17th April, Danish

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'

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
7th February, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Kato SvanidzeKato Svanidze
2nd April, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Wife

Alice PaulAlice Paul
11th January, American
Suffragist and Feminist

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
30th November, German
War Criminal

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
8th November, Japanese
Japanese General

Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
1st April, American
John CurtinJohn Curtin
8th January, Australian
14th Prime Minister of Australia

Will DurantWill Durant
5th November, American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher

Alban BergAlban Berg
9th February, Austrian

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

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

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

Clementine ChurchillClementine Churchill
1st April, British
Wife of Winston Churchill
Roman von Ungern-SternbergRoman von Ungern-Sternberg
29th December, German

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Theda BaraTheda Bara
29th July, American
Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16th September, German

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

Bess TrumanBess Truman
13th February, American
Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12th August, Australian
War correspondent
György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
13th April, Hungarian

Yakov SverdlovYakov Sverdlov
3rd June, Russian

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

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

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
24th November, German
Officer, Torturer

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
12th April, French
Painter, Artist

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23rd February, American
Otto KlempererOtto Klemperer
14th May, German, Polish

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31st October, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Mikhail FrunzeMikhail Frunze
2nd February, Kyrgyz

Phog AllenPhog Allen
18th November, American
Basketball player

John Edensor LittlewoodJohn Edensor Littlewood
9th June, British
Mathematician, University teacher
Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
22nd September, Australian

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
21st January, British, Scottish
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

Giacomo MatteottiGiacomo Matteotti
22nd May
Ernst BlochErnst Bloch
8th July, German
Writer, Philosopher, Journalist, University

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

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11th October, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
30th November, Kuwaiti
Aristides de Sousa MendesAristides de Sousa Mendes
19th July, Portuguese

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
30th April, Italian
Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument
Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
23rd October, Canadian

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

Vladimir TatlinVladimir Tatlin
28th December, Russian
Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11th March, British
Journalist, Racecar driver

Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
17th January, German
Military personnel, Diplomat
George ButterworthGeorge Butterworth
12th July, British
Composer, Musicologist

Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
15th October, Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,

Stanisław Ignacy WitkiewiczStanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz
24th February, Polish
George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
1st August, German, Hungarian

Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
17th February, German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University
Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
2nd November, American

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

Georges MandelGeorges Mandel
5th June, French

Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21st January, Italian
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military
Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18th October, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer
Per Albin HanssonPer Albin Hansson
28th October, Swedish

Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
7th April

Percy HobartPercy Hobart
14th June, British
Military Engineer

Harry BenjaminHarry Benjamin
12th January, German
Endocrinologist and sexologist
Sacha GuitrySacha Guitry
21st February, French
Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright, Film director,

François de La RocqueFrançois de La Rocque
6th October, French
Political Leader

Tamara KarsavinaTamara Karsavina
9th March, Russian
Prima Ballerina

Louis UntermeyerLouis Untermeyer
1st October, American

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28th January, Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer
Hermann PisterHermann Pister
21st February, German
German officer

Velimir KhlebnikovVelimir Khlebnikov
9th November, Russian
Fernand de BrinonFernand de Brinon
26th August, French
Journalist, Socialite, Lawyer

Anton FlettnerAnton Flettner
1st November, German
Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
27th October, Swedish
Camille ChautempsCamille Chautemps
1st February, French