Famous People Born in July 1879

  • Jul 1 Leon Jouhaux, French socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)
  • Jul 3 Philippe Gaubert, composer
  • Jul 3 Alfred Korzybski, Polish linguist (d. 1950)
  • Jul 5 Wanda Landowska, harpsichordist (Musique Ancienne), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Jul 5 Dwight Filley Davis, US Sect of War/donated tennis' Davis Cup
  • Jul 5 Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Tonhalle Orchestra)
  • Jul 7 Jacob Weinberg, Rusian-born Jewish composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1956)
  • Jul 9 Friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Storgkh
  • Jul 9 Ottorino Respighi, Bologna Italy, composer (Pines of Rome)
  • Jul 9 Carlos Chagas, Brazilian physician (d. 1934)
  • Jul 10 Harry Nicholls Holmes, American chemist (crystallized vitamin A), born in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania (d. 1958)
  • Jul 12 Han Yong-woon, Korean Buddhist reformer and poet, born in Yucheon, Hongseong, South Korea (d. 1944)
  • Jul 19 Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI)
  • Jul 22 Gustaf Heintze, composer
  • Jul 27 Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza)
  • Jul 27 Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1960)