The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies
Famous people born in 1878
Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin (1878 - 1953)

Soviet marshal and politician, 4th Premier of the Soviet Union
Pancho Villa

Pancho Villa (1878 - 1923)

Mexican revolutionary
Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967)

American poet and historian
Manuel L. Quezon

Manuel L. Quezon (1878 - 1944)

Filipino politician
Sergio Osmeña

Sergio Osmeña (1878 - 1961)

Filipino politician
George M. Cohan

George M. Cohan (1878 - 1942)

American composer and playwright
Lise Meitner

Lise Meitner (1878 - 1968)

Austrian physicist
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (1878 - 1949)

American dancer and actor
Martin Buber

Martin Buber (1878 - 1965)

Austrian-Israeli philosopher
Janusz Korczak

Janusz Korczak (1878 - 1942)

Polish author and pediatrician
Horacio Quiroga

Horacio Quiroga (1878 - 1937)

Uruguayan-Argentinian author, poet, and playwright
Louis Chevrolet

Louis Chevrolet (1878 - 1941)

Swiss-born American businessman and racing driver
Werner von Blomberg

Werner von Blomberg (1878 - 1946)

German field marshal
Marshall Taylor

Marshall Taylor (1878 - 1932)

American racing cyclist
Wallace Hartley

Wallace Hartley (1878 - 1912)

English violinist and bandleader, victim of the RMS Titanic sinking
André Citroën

André Citroën (1878 - 1935)

French engineer and businessman, founded Citroën
James O. Richardson

James O. Richardson (1878 - 1974)

United States Navy admiral
Arthur Ernest Morgan

Arthur Ernest Morgan (1878 - 1975)

First Chairman, Tennessee Valley Authority
Walter Tewksbury

Walter Tewksbury (1878 - 1968)

Athletics (sport) competitor
William Skelly

William Skelly (1878 - 1957)

American businessman
Lewis R. Freeman

Lewis R. Freeman (1878 - 1960)

American journalist