The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies
Famous people born in 1859
Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid (1859 - 1881)

American gambler and criminal
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)

Scottish author of Sherlock Holmes
John Dewey

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

American writer, philosopher and psychologist
Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie (1859 - 1906)

French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
Edmund Husserl

Edmund Husserl (1859 - 1938)

Austrian philosopher
Henri Bergson

Henri Bergson (1859 - 1941)

French philosopher
Yuan Shikai

Yuan Shikai (1859 - 1916)

Chinese general and politician
Alfred Dreyfus

Alfred Dreyfus (1859 - 1935)

French military officer
Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun (1859 - 1952)

Norwegian writer
Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza (1859 - 1920)

Mexican politician, 37th President of Mexico
Samuel Insull

Samuel Insull (1859 - 1938)

Creator of American electrical infrastructure
Édouard Michelin

Édouard Michelin (1859 - 1940)

French industrialist