Famous people born in 1861

Madan Mohan Malaviya

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

IndianDecember 25, 1861102 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, 1861144 views

Charles Édouard Guillaume

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

SwissFebruary 15, 1861112 views

George W. Norris

George William Norris was a progressive and liberal U.S

AmericanJuly 11, 1861112 views

Helen Herron Taft

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

AmericanJune 2, 1861261 views

Frederick Gowland Hopkins

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

BritishJune 20, 1861137 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, 1861158 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, 1861117 views

James Naismith

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