Famous people born in 1868

Marie Dressler

Marie Dressler

Marie Dressler was a talented Canadian American actress of the late 1800s and the early 1900s

Theodore William Richards

Theodore William Richards was an American scientist who was awarded the 1914 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

AmericanJanuary 31, 1868122 views

Fritz Haber

Fritz Haber was a German chemist who won the 1918 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the synthesis of ammonia from its elements

GermanDecember 9, 1868102 views

Maxim Gorky

Alexei Maximovich Peshkov, better known as Maxim Gorky, was a Russian author

RussianMarch 28, 1868198 views

Emily Murphy

Emily Murphy was a Canadian women’s right activist and the first female magistrate in Canada

CanadianMarch 14, 1868190 views

John Nance Garner

John Nance Garner was an American statesman who served as the 32nd Vice President of the United States

AmericanNovember 22, 1868206 views

Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott was a British naval officer and explorer who died on his attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole.

BritishJune 6, 1868108 views

Karl Landsteiner

Karl Landsteiner was a Nobel Prize winning scientist from Austria who developed the classification of blood group

AmericanJune 14, 1868136 views

Arnold Sommerfeld

Arnold Sommerfeld was a theoretical physicist, who established the azimuthal and spin quantum numbers, and mathematical proof of X-ray wave theory

GermanDecember 5, 1868102 views