Famous people born in 1861

    Madan Mohan Malaviya

    Madan Mohan Malaviya was a veteran Indian statesman, educationist and independence activist

    IndianDecember 25, 1861101 views
    Edith Cowan

    Edith Cowan

    Edith Dircksey Cowan (née Brown) was an Australian politician and social campaigner

    Nellie Melba

    Dame Nellie Melba was a world-famous Australian opera soprano, best remembered for her beautiful singing and powerful stage presence

    AustralianMay 19, 1861142 views

    Charles Édouard Guillaume

    Charles Édouard Guillaume was a renowned Swiss physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1920

    SwissFebruary 15, 1861107 views

    George W. Norris

    George William Norris was a progressive and liberal U.S

    AmericanJuly 11, 1861106 views

    Helen Herron Taft

    Helen Taft was the wife of William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States of America

    AmericanJune 2, 1861249 views

    Frederick Gowland Hopkins

    Fredrick Gowland Hopkins was a Nobel Prize winning biochemist who discovered vitamins

    BritishJune 20, 1861134 views

    Prafulla Chandra Ray

    Prafulla Chandra Ray was a renowned Indian Chemist who founded the chemical manufacture company ‘Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Works Ltd.’

    IndianAugust 2, 1861153 views

    William James Mayo

    William James Mayo was a noted American physician and surgeon who was one of the founders of the Mayo Clinic

    AmericanJune 29, 1861115 views

    James Naismith

    James Naismith was a Canadian-American inventor of the world famous sport basketball