Famous people born in 1862

Allvar Gullstrand

Allvar Gullstrand

Allvar Gullstrand was a reputed Swedish ophthalmologist and optician who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine’ in 1911

SwedishJune 5, 1862153 views

Aristide Briand

Aristide Briand was a French statesman, who became the Prime Minister of French Republic eleven times

FrenchMarch 28, 1862110 views

Nicholas Murray Butler

Nicholas Murray Butler was an American philosopher, diplomat, educator and a global peace activist

AmericanApril 2, 186297 views

Auguste Lumière

Auguste Lumière was a French inventor, successful businessman and a medical professional

FrenchOctober 19, 1862134 views

George Washington Vanderbilt II

George Washington Vanderbilt was an art collector primarily known for the lavish Biltmore Estate he built in North Carolina

Ida B. Wells

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett was an African-American journalist, suffragist and a civil rights activist

AmericanJuly 16, 1862345 views

Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was an acclaimed and controversial Austrian symbolist painter

AustrianJuly 14, 1862262 views

David Hilbert

David Hilbert is considered to be one of the most influential mathematicians of the 19th and 20th centuries

GermanJanuary 23, 1862125 views