Famous people born in 1871

    Victor Grignard

    Victor Grignard

    François Auguste Victor Grignard was a French chemist who developed the synthetic reaction, the ‘Grignard reaction’

    FrenchMay 6, 1871123 views

    Grazia Deledda

    Grazia Deledda was a Nobel Prize winning Italian novelist and short story writer

    ItalianSeptember 27, 1871157 views

    Orville Wright

    Orville Wight along with his brother Wilbur Wright is credited for creating the first ever successful airplane

    AmericanAugust 19, 1871171 views

    Rosa Luxemburg

    Rosa Luxemburg was a German Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist

    GermanMarch 5, 1871147 views

    Marcel Proust

    Marcel Proust was a French novelist, essayist, and literary critic, admired for influencing the modernist style of writing

    FrenchJuly 10, 1871180 views

    Cordell Hull

    Cordell Hull longest serving Secretary of State in the U.S

    AmericanOctober 2, 1871142 views

    Paul Valery

    Paul Valery was a great French Poet who is often regarded as a polymath

    FrenchOctober 30, 1871159 views

    Jack Butler Yeats

    Jack Butler Yeats was one of the most prominent Irish painters of the 20th century

    IrishAugust 29, 1871171 views

    Ernest Rutherford

    Ernest Rutherford was one of the greatest physicists, often regarded as the father of nuclear physics

    BritishAugust 30, 1871146 views

    James Weldon Johnson

    James Weldon Johnson is credited with lot of firsts in his lifetime

    AmericanJune 17, 1871210 views