Famous people born in 1881

Cecil B. DeMille

Cecil Blount DeMille was a legendary American filmmaker

AmericanAugust 12, 188189 views
Clinton Davisson

Clinton Davisson

Clinton Davisson was a Nobel Prize winning American physicist, known for his discovery of electron diffraction

AmericanOctober 22, 1881100 views

Hermann Staudinger

Hermann Staudinger was a German chemist who was awarded the ‘Nobel Prize in Chemistry’ in 1953

GermanMarch 23, 1881110 views

Walter Rudolf Hess

Walter Rudolf Hess was a Swiss physiologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1949

SwissMarch 17, 1881132 views

Hans Fischer

Hans Fischer was a famous German organic chemist

GermanJuly 27, 1881107 views

Irving Langmuir

Irving Langmuir was an American chemist who won the 1932 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in surface chemistry

AmericanJanuary 31, 1881140 views

Fernand Léger

Fernand Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker in the first half of the 20th century

FrenchFebruary 4, 1881102 views

Ernest Bevin

Ernest Bevin was a British politician and trade union leader

BritishMarch 9, 1881116 views

Harry Warner

Harry Warner is a name reckoned with in the film industry around the globe

AmericanDecember 12, 1881106 views

Smedley Butler

Smedley Butler was a highly decorated Major General in the US Marine Corps and a vocal critic of war profiteering

AmericanJuly 30, 188190 views