Famous people born in 1873

Sidney Reilly

Sidney George Reilly, renowned as ‘Ace of Spies’ and termed by historians as the first ‘super spy’ of the 20th century served the British ‘Secret Service Bureau’ as a secret agent.

RussianMarch 24, 1873135 views

Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel was a French biologist and surgeon who received the ‘Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine’ in 1912

FrenchJune 28, 1873112 views

Max Reger

Max Reger was a German composer counted amongst the greatest composers in his country

GermanMarch 19, 1873128 views

Upendranath Brahmachari

Upendranath Brahmachari was a renowned Indian scientist and a prominent medical practitioner of his era

IndianDecember 19, 1873136 views

Lee de Forest

Lee de Forest was an American inventor known as “The Father of Radio”

AmericanAugust 26, 1873150 views

Leon Czolgosz

Leon Czolgosz was a Polish-American anarchist who assassinated American President William McKinley

AmericanMay 5, 1873129 views

Alfred Emanuel Smith

Alfred Smith was an American politician who was elected as the Governor of New York for four times

AmericanDecember 30, 1873120 views

Alberto Santos Dumont

Alberto Santos Dumont was a Brazilian aviation pioneer who designed, built, and flew the first practical dirigible

BrazilianJuly 20, 1873128 views

Willa Cather

Willa Cather was a Pulitzer Prize winning American author, known for her war classic ‘One of Ours’

Thérèse of Lisieux

Therese of Lisieux was a Roman Catholic nun who is widely respected in modern times.

FrenchJanuary 2, 1873254 views