Famous People Born in August 1866

  • Aug 5 Alfred Holy, Czech composer and harpist, born in Oporto (d. 1948)
  • Aug 5 Carl Harries, German chemist (d. 1923)
  • Aug 5 Harry Trott, Australian cricketer (d. 1917)
  • Aug 8 Matthew A Henson, 1st African American to reach North Pole (Jun 4 1909)
  • Aug 12 Jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922)
  • Aug 13 Giovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist (d. 1945)
  • Aug 14 Charles Jean de la Vallée-Poussin, Belgian mathematician (Prime number theorem), born in Leuven, Belgium (d. 1962)
  • Aug 17 Mir Mahboob Ali Khan, 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)
  • Aug 17 Julia Marlowe [Sarah Frances Frost], English-American Shakespearean actress, born in Cumberland, England (d. 1950)
  • Aug 30 Georges Minne, Belgian sculptor, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1941)