Famous People Born in August 1876

  • Aug 5 Mary R Beard, historian (Woman as a Force in History), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Aug 7 Mata Hari [Margaretha Geertruida Zelle], Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan and WWI spy, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1917)

Exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy Mata Hari
Exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy
Mata Hari
  • Aug 12 Mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton)
  • Aug 14 Alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34)
  • Aug 14 Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Italian feminist/poet (Una Donna)
  • Aug 15 Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist
  • Aug 16 Ivan Bilibin, Russian illustrator (d. 1942)
  • Aug 17 Eric Drummond, 1st Secretary-General of League of Nations (1919-33)
  • Aug 17 Henri G Winkelman, Dutch general/supreme commander/navy 1940
  • Aug 29 Charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)
  • Aug 29 Kim Gu, President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (d. 1949)