Famous People Born in 1864

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Jan 1st Alfred Stieglitz, American photographer/art dealer (Camera Work), born in Hoboken, New Jersey

Photographer Alfred Stieglitz
Photographer
Alfred Stieglitz
  • Jan 5th Bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911)
  • Jan 6th Ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League)
  • Jan 8th Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892)
  • Jan 9th Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926)
  • Jan 10th George Washington Carver, agricultural scientist [or Jul 12]
  • Jan 10th Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931)
  • Jan 11th Thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword)
  • Jan 13th Wilhelm K W Wien, German physicist (Nobel 1911)
  • Jan 15th Frances Benjamin Johnston, Grafton West Virginia, early female photographer
  • Jan 16th Frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin)
  • Jan 17th Lucien Herr, France, scientist (Corresp entre Schiller et Schiller)
  • Jan 24th Marguerite Durand, French feminist leader (d. 1936)
  • Jan 25th Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (d. 1934)
  • Jan 28th Herbert Akroyd Stuart, English engineer - inventor of the first compression ignition engine (d. 1927)
  • Jan 29th Adolf Philipp, composer
  • Feb 5th Carl Teike, German military composer, born in Stettin-Altdamm, Pomerania (d. 1922)
  • Feb 6th John Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author/poet (Anarchists)
  • Feb 7th Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet)
  • Feb 7th Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer
  • Feb 14th Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist (Children of Ghetto)
  • Feb 14th Robert E Park, US, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man)
  • Feb 17th Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson, NSW Australia, poet (Waltzing Matilda)
  • Feb 17th Jozef Murgaš, Slovak inventor (d. 1929)
  • Feb 19th Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture (Work Law of 1911)
  • Feb 22nd Jules Renard, France, writer (Poil de Carotte)
  • Mar 4th David W. Taylor, U.S. Navy architect (d. 1940)
  • Mar 12th W. H. R. Rivers, British psychiatrist (d. 1922)
  • Mar 13th Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian painter (d. 1941)
  • Mar 14th [John] Casey Jones, RR engineer (Ballad of Casey Jones)
  • Mar 15th Johan Halvorsen, composer
  • Mar 15th Leslie Stuart, composer
  • Mar 18th Karl M Lybeck, Finnish/Swedish language poet (Samlade Arbeten)
  • Mar 19th Charles Marion Russell, American artist (d. 1926)
  • Mar 23rd Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer
  • Mar 30th Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist/politician
  • Apr 1st Marie Jungius, Dutch fairy tale writer
  • Apr 9th Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, English electrical Engineer and Inventor, born in Liverpool, England
  • Apr 10th Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist/composer (Golem)
  • Apr 10th Tully Marshall, Nevada City CA
  • Apr 18th Richard Harding Davis, American journalist and author (Soldiers of Fortune, The King's Jackal), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1916)
  • Apr 21st Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
  • Apr 22nd Phil May, Wortley Yorkshire, cartoonist
  • Apr 24th George AA Alting van Geusau, dir-gen (PTT)/Dutch Min of War (1918-20)
  • Apr 28th William F A Ellison, Irish clergyman/director (Armagh Observatory)
  • Apr 30th Frans Netscher, Dutch writer/journalist (Studies of nude model)
  • Apr 30th Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (d. 1913)
  • May 14th Eleanor Everest Freer, composer
  • May 18th Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer/art historian
  • May 19th Carl Ethan Akeley, US, naturalist, devoleped animal mount process
  • May 21st Princess Stephanie of Belgium (d. 1945)
  • May 23rd Louis Glass, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1936)
  • May 27th Ante Trumbić, Croatian politician (d. 1938)
  • May 29th A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer
  • May 31st Albert J M Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch)
  • Jun 2nd Ben Webster, actor (Old Curiosity Shop), born in London, England
  • Jun 3rd Ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) & truck (REO) manufacturer
  • Jun 4th Nassau William Senior, British economist
  • Jun 11th Richard Georg Strauss, Munich Germany, composer (Don Quixote)
  • Jun 13th Rudolf Kjellén, Swedish political scientist (d. 1922)
  • Jun 13th Dwight B. Waldo, American educator and historian (d. 1939)
  • Jun 14th Alois Alzheimer, Marktbreit, Bavaria, German psychiatrist/neuropathologist (Alzheimer Disease)
  • Jun 15th Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer/=
  • Jun 20th Pier Pander, Dutch sculptor, born in Drachten, Friesland (d. 1919)
  • Jun 21st Heinrich Wölfflin, Swiss art historian (d. 1945)
  • Jun 22nd Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician
  • Jun 25th Walther Hermann Nernst, Prussian physicist/chemist (Nobel 1920)
  • Jun 29th Anton Beer-Walbrun, composer
  • Jun 29th Pietro Bonfante, Italian lawyer (Roman law)
  • Jul 6th Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazil, composer/conductor (Artemis)
  • Jul 9th Franz Miller, becomes first Train Murderer
  • Jul 11th Petar Danov, Bulgarian spiritual teacher (d. 1944)
  • Jul 12th George Washington Carver, botanist (studied the peanut) [or Jan 10]
  • Jul 13th John Jacob Astor IV, American entrepreneur (d. 1912)
  • Jul 15th Marie Tempest, [Marie Susan Etherington], actress (Yellow Sands)
  • Jul 18th Ricarda Huch, German writer and historian "First Lady of German humanism", born in Braunschweig (d. 1947)
  • Jul 18th Phillip Snowden, British politician, 1st Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, born Cowling, Yorkshire (d. 1937)
  • Jul 20th Erik Karlfeldt, Sweden, poet (Nobel 1918-refused; 1931-posthumous)
  • Jul 21st Frances Folsom Cleveland, 1st lady (1885-89, 93-97)
  • Jul 23rd Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (d. 1903)
  • Jul 24th Frank Wedekind, German playwright (The "Lulu" plays)
  • Jul 24th Michel Gaston Carraud, composer
  • Aug 5th Resurreccion Maria de Azkue, composer
  • Aug 8th Henri de Vries, [Van Walterop], Dutch actor (Cleopatra, White Cargo)
  • Aug 16th Ferdinand C S Schiller, British philosopher (Riddles of the Sphinx)
  • Aug 23rd Eleftherios K Venizalos, premier of Greece (1910-15, 28-32)
  • Aug 31st Max Wilhelm Zach, composer
  • Sep 1st Roger David Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916)
  • Sep 3rd Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer
  • Sep 7th Giovanni Tebaldini, composer
  • Sep 14th Lord Robert Cecil, Viscount of Chelwood, UK, helps form League of Nations (Nobel 1937)
  • Sep 22nd Louis Van Deyssel, writer (Small Republic, One Love)
  • Sep 23rd Draga Mašin, Queen of Serbia (d. 1903)
  • Sep 27th Alexander Cohen, Dutch anarchist/author
  • Sep 27th Andrej Hlinka, Slovak politician and Catholic Priest (d. 1938)
  • Sep 28th Barry E Odell Pain, English writer (Punch)
  • Sep 29th Miguel de Unamuno Jugo, Bilbao Spain, philosopher (Ensayos, Teatro)
  • Oct 5th Louis Lumière, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895
  • Oct 8th Ozias Leduc, Québécois painter (d. 1955)
  • Oct 10th T. Frank Appleby, United States Congressman from New Jersey (d. 1924)
  • Oct 14th Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
  • Oct 17th Elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks)
  • Oct 20th James F. Hinkle, American politician, sixth Governor of New Mexico (d. 1951)
  • Oct 25th Alexander Gretchaninov, Russian composer (d. 1956)
  • Oct 25th John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (d. 1920)
  • Oct 26th Joseph Moorat, composer
  • Oct 28th Adolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (d. 1958
  • Oct 30th Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer
  • Nov 9th Dmitry Ivanovsky, Russian Botanist who discovered the organisms that came to be known as viruses
  • Nov 10th Alexandre Levy, composer
  • Nov 11th Alfred Hermann Fried, Germany, pacifist (Nobel 1911)
  • Nov 11th George Washington Crile, Chili Ohio, American Surgeon who conducted the first direct blood transfusion and studied the effects of surgical shock
  • Nov 19th George Barbier, actor (Tarzan's Revenge, Wife vs Secretary), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 20th Gerard W Kernkamp, Dutch historian/editor (Groene Amsterdammer)
  • Nov 23rd Henry Bourne Joy, American automobile executive (d. 1936)
  • Nov 24th Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, France, painter (At the Moulin Rouge)
  • Nov 26th Herman Gorter, Dutch socialist/poet (May, Tiny Hero's Poem)
  • Nov 28th Carel A Lion Cachet, lithographer/wood carver
  • Nov 28th James Allen English writer (d. 1912)
  • Nov 28th Lindley M. Garrison, American Secretary of War (d. 1932)
  • Dec 3rd Herman Heijermans Jr, Dutch writer (Kamertjeszonde, Diamond City)
  • Dec 6th William S. Hart, American actor, silent Westerns (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds)
  • Dec 9th Sidney Homer, composer
  • Dec 12th Paul Elmer More, American essayist (d. 1937)
  • Dec 13th Emil Seidel, Mayor of Milwaukee (d. 1947)
  • Dec 17th John Felix August Korling, composer
  • Dec 19th Adolf Sandberger, composer
  • Dec 23rd Zorka of Montenegro, Princess of Serbia (d. 1890)
  • Dec 25th Thomas Cahill, American soccer coach (d. 1951)
  • Dec 27th René Georges Hermann-Paul, French artist (d. 1940)
  • Dec 30th Alessandro Longo, composer
  • Dec 31st Robert G Aitken, US astronomer (Binary Stars)