Famous people born in 1857

    Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

    Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

    Lord Baden Powell was the founder of the Scout Movement

    BritishFebruary 22, 1857103 views

    Milton S. Hershey

    Milton Hershey was an American manufacturer and entrepreneur who started the chocolate candy revolution in the US

    AmericanSeptember 13, 1857170 views

    Charles Scott Sherrington

    Charles Sherrington was a Nobel Prize winning English scientist who explained the function of neurons in the human body

    BritishNovember 27, 1857185 views

    Ronald Ross

    Ronald Ross was a famous British Nobel-laureate, well-known for his extensive research on malaria

    BritishMay 13, 1857137 views

    Heinrich Hertz

    Heinrich Hertz was a German scientist who proved the existence of electromagnetic waves

    GermanFebruary 22, 1857136 views

    Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar was a great English music composer who composed several brilliant works

    BritishJune 2, 1857108 views

    William Howard Taft

    William Howard Taft was an American politician who served as the 27th President of the United States

    Ruggero Leoncavallo

    Ruggero Leoncavallo was a great Italian musician who had composed great operas

    ItalianApril 23, 1857120 views

    Rodolfo Amoedo

    Rodolfo Amoedo was a Brazilian history painter born in Salvador, Bahia

    Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

    Konstantin Tsiolkovsky was a Russian rocket scientist and a pioneer of astronautics

    RussianSeptember 17, 1857986 views