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, 1869152 views

    Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

    Charles Thomson Rees Wilson was a Scottish meteorologist and physicist

    BritishFebruary 14, 1869179 views

    Andre Gide

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

    FrenchNovember 22, 1869100 views

    Grigori Rasputin

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

    RussianJanuary 21, 1869880 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, 1869163 views

    Mahatma Gandhi

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

    IndianOctober 2, 1869200 views

    Kasturba Gandhi

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

    IndianApril 11, 1869188 views

    Henri Matisse

    Henri Matisse was an eminent French artist

    FrenchDecember 31, 1869209 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