Famous people born in 1856

    George Bernard Shaw

    George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright, literary critic and a fervent socialist who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925.

    IrishJuly 26, 1856115 views

    Frank B. Kellogg

    Frank Billing Kellogg was a renowned American lawyer, politician, and statesman who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1929

    Robert Peary

    Robert Edwin Peary, Sr

    AmericanMay 6, 1856219 views

    Philippe Pétain

    Philippe Pétain was a French general who was declared a national hero in World War I but was later discredited and sentenced to death.

    FrenchApril 24, 185694 views

    Emil Kraepelin

    Emil Kraepelin was a German psychiatrist who is known as the founder of psychopharmacology and psychiatric genetics

    GermanFebruary 15, 1856133 views

    Alfred Deakin

    Alfred Deakin was an Australian prime minister who is credited with the implementation of many significant welfare policies

    Louis Sullivan

    Louis Sullivan was a pioneering architect who is known as the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism"

    Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a great Indian freedom fighter, national leader and social reformer who advocated Swaraj or Self Rule

    IndianJuly 23, 1856271 views

    Sigmund Freud

    Sigmund Freud was a 19th century neurologist who is hailed as the father of ‘psychoanalysis’

    AustrianMay 6, 1856139 views