The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies
Famous people born in 1874
Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

English politician
Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover (1874 - 1964)

American politician, 31st President of the United States
Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini (1874 - 1926)

Hungarian-born magician
Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein (1874 - 1946)

American poet and art collector
Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi (1874 - 1937)

Italian inventor and developed Marconi's law, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Arnold Schoenberg

Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951)

Austrian composer and painter
W. Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)

French-English author and playwright
Honus Wagner

Honus Wagner (1874 - 1955)

American baseball player
William Lyon Mackenzie King

William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874 - 1950)

Canadian politician, 10th Prime Minister of Canada
Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934)

English composer
Charles Ives

Charles Ives (1874 - 1954)

American composer
Edward Thorndike

Edward Thorndike (1874 - 1949)

American psychologist
Thomas J. Watson

Thomas J. Watson (1874 - 1956)

American businessman
Lewis Hine

Lewis Hine (1874 - 1940)

American photographer and activist
Gustave Whitehead

Gustave Whitehead (1874 - 1927)

German-American engineer
Chaim Weizmann

Chaim Weizmann (1874 - 1952)

Israeli politician, 1st President of Israel
Charles Lightoller

Charles Lightoller (1874 - 1952)

English 2nd Officer on the RMS Titanic
Lou Henry Hoover

Lou Henry Hoover (1874 - 1944)

First Lady of the United States
Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874 - 1929)

Austrian author, poet, and playwright
Max Scheler

Max Scheler (1874 - 1928)

German philosopher
James Michael Curley

James Michael Curley (1874 - 1958)

Massachusetts politician; many-time mayor of Boston, known for corruption
Karl Kraus

Karl Kraus (1874 - 1936)

Austrian journalist and author
Ernst Cassirer

Ernst Cassirer (1874 - 1945)

German philosopher
Nap Lajoie

Nap Lajoie (1874 - 1959)

American baseball player
Serge Koussevitzky

Serge Koussevitzky (1874 - 1951)

Russian conductor and composer
Luigi Einaudi

Luigi Einaudi (1874 - 1961)

Italian politician and economist, 2nd President of the Italian Republic
Frederick Carl Frieseke

Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874 - 1939)

American Impressionist painter
Henry Stanley Plummer

Henry Stanley Plummer (1874 - 1936)

internist and endocrinologist
Charles E. Merriam

Charles E. Merriam (1874 - 1953)

Political scientist