Famous people born in 1869

Gustaf Dalén

Gustaf Dalén

Gustaf Dalén was a Swedish Nobel Laureate who invented automatic regulators, AGA cooker and the Dalén light

SwedishNovember 30, 1869155 views

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson was a Scottish meteorologist and physicist

BritishFebruary 14, 1869206 views

Andre Gide

Andre Gide was a famous French author and a won Nobel Laureate

FrenchNovember 22, 1869101 views

Grigori Rasputin

Rasputin was a Russian farmer-turned-healer, famous for his relationship with the Tsar’s family

RussianJanuary 21, 1869918 views

Typhoid Mary

Typhoid Mary was an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever; she was presumed to have infected 51 people

IrishSeptember 23, 1869167 views

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi played an important role in India’s struggle for freedom

IndianOctober 2, 1869205 views

Kasturba Gandhi

Kasturba Gandhi was an Indian political activist married to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

IndianApril 11, 1869196 views

Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse was an eminent French artist

FrenchDecember 31, 1869213 views

Harvey Williams Cushing

Harvey Cushing is known as the father of ‘modern neurosurgery’

AmericanApril 8, 1869101 views

Stephen Leacock

Stephen Leacock was a Canadian political scientist, teacher and writer

CanadianDecember 30, 1869104 views