Famous People Born in July 1872

  • Jul 1 Louis Bleriot, 1st man to fly an airplane across English Channel
  • Jul 3 Habibullah Khan, Emir of Afghanistan (1901-19), born in Samarkand, Uzbekistan (d. 1919)

Person of interestCalvin Coolidge

Jul 4 Calvin Coolidge [Silent Cal], 30th US President (R) (1923-29), born in Plymouth Notch, Vermont (d. 1933)

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • Jul 5 Édouard Herriot, French politician (served 3 times as Prime Minister of France), born in Troyes, France (d. 1957)
  • Jul 7 Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer
  • Jul 13 Alfons van de Perre, Flemish physician/MP

Person of interestRoald Amundsen

Jul 16 Roald Amundsen, Norwegian polar explorer who led the 1st expedition to the South Pole, born in Borge, Østfold, Norway (d. 1928)

Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen
  • Jul 18 Julius Fučík, Czech composer, born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1916)
  • Jul 20 Alick Maclean, composer
  • Jul 20 Deodat de Severac, composer
  • Jul 22 David D Salas, Antillian writer (Josefina)
  • Jul 26 George Louis Beer, American historian (authority on British colonies), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1920)
  • Jul 27 Stanislav Binički, Serbian composer, born in Jasika, Kruševac, Principality of Serbia (d. 1942)
  • Jul 28 Albert P Sarraut, Fren gov-gen of Indo-China (1911..19)/PM (1933/36)
  • Jul 29 Eric Alfred Knudsen, American folklorist (d. 1957)
  • Jul 30 Clémentine, Princess of Belgium, wife of Prince Napoleon Bonaparte V, born in Royal Castle of Laeken, Brussels (d. 1955)