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, 1857105 views

Milton S. Hershey

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

AmericanSeptember 13, 1857178 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, 1857188 views

Ronald Ross

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

BritishMay 13, 1857142 views

Heinrich Hertz

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

GermanFebruary 22, 1857141 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, 1857996 views