Famous people born in 1885 - page 2

Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis was the first American writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature

Milton Avery

Milton Avery was one of the most distinguished American modern painters of the 20th century

AmericanMarch 7, 1885114 views

Alban Berg

Alban Berg was a renowned Austrian composer

Princess Alice of Battenberg

Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark, also known as Princess Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie of Battenberg, was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II

BritishFebruary 25, 1885334 views

George Patton

General George Patton was a famous US military commander who was best known for his bold and decisive actions during World War I and World War II.

GermanNovember 11, 1885152 views

Will Durant

Will Durant was an American writer, historian and philosopher, best known for his work ‘The Story of Civilization’

Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr was a Noble Prize winning Danish physicist

DanishOctober 7, 1885155 views

Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound, a noted poet and critic, was a major figure in the modernist poetry movement of the 20th century Europe

AmericanOctober 30, 1885115 views