Famous people born in 1878

    Lionel Barrymore

    Lionel Barrymore

    Lionel Barrymore was an Academy award winning American actor of stage, screen, and radio

    AmericanApril 28, 187888 views

    Lillian Moller Gilbreth

    Lillian Gilbreth was an American psychologist hailed to be the first true industrial/organizational psychologist

    AmericanMay 24, 1878114 views

    Carlos Saavedra Lamas

    Carlos Saavedra Lamas was an Argentine politician, diplomat, labour rights legislator, international law expert and the first Latin American Nobel Peace Prize recipient

    Lise Meitner

    Lise Meitner was a renowned Austrian scientist who worked with Otto Hahn to discover the phenomenon of nuclear fission

    Rezā Shāh

    Reza Shah was the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty and Shah of Iran from 1925 to 1941

    IranianMarch 15, 1878164 views

    Peyo Yavorov

    Peyo Yavorov was a Bulgarian romantic poet

    Anton Hansen Tammsaare

    Anton Hansen Tammsaare was an Estonian writer who is best known for his pentalogy ‘Truth and Justice’

    EstonianJanuary 30, 1878119 views

    Louis Chevrolet

    Louis Chevrolet was a Swiss-American car racer who designed the first Chevrolet automobile and also founded the ‘Frontenac Motor Corporation’

    SwissDecember 25, 1878119 views

    C. Rajagopalachari

    Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician and writer

    IndianDecember 10, 1878108 views

    Jack Johnson (Boxer)

    Jack Johnson was the first African American to become the world’s heavyweight boxing champion

    AmericanMarch 31, 1878122 views