Famous People Born in 1864

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

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