Famous people born in 1879

    Owen Willans Richardson

    Owen Willans Richardson

    Sir Owen Willans Richardson was a British physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1928 for his work on thermionic phenomenon

    BritishApril 26, 1879109 views

    Norman Lindsay

    Norman Lindsay was an Australian artist, etcher, sculptor, writer, illustrator, scale modeler, and amateur boxer

    Max von Laue

    Max von Laue or Max Theodor Felix von Laue was a German physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for physics in 1914.

    GermanOctober 9, 1879115 views

    Samuel Goldwyn

    Samuel Goldwyn was one of the leading film producers of America

    AmericanAugust 17, 187999 views

    William Beveridge

    William Beveridge was a British social reformer and economist who came into prominence for his 1942 Beveridge Report

    BritishMarch 5, 1879152 views

    Agnes Arber

    Agnes Arber was one of the most eminent botanists whose researches based on plant morphology hold good till date

    BritishFebruary 23, 1879138 views

    Kazimir Malevich

    Kazimir Malevich is a pioneer of the Suprematism movement in Art and is known for his works like the 'Black Square' and 'Suprematist Composition'

    RussianFebruary 23, 1879118 views

    Knud Rasmussen

    Knud Rasmussen was a famous Danish explorer who conducted seven explorations to Greenland and Arctic Circle for documenting the life of Inuits

    GreenlanderJune 7, 1879139 views

    Edward Steichen

    Edward Steichen was a Luxembourgian-American photographer and painter.This biography gives detailed information about his childhood, life, works and timeline.

    AmericanMarch 27, 1879116 views

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein is popularly known as the Father of Modern Physics

    GermanMarch 14, 1879153 views