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In the year 1856

275 Notable birthdays

Nikola Tesla

Serbian-american inventor.

Born July 10th, 1856 in Smiljan. [ref]

Died January 7th, 1943 at 86 years old in Hell's Kitchen (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Sigmund Freud

Austrian neurologist known as the founding father of psychoanalysis.

Born May 6th, 1856 in Příbor. [ref]

Died September 23rd, 1939 at 83 years old in London (laryngeal cancer). [ref]

Woodrow Wilson

President of the united states from 1913 to 1921.

Born December 28th, 1856 in Staunton. [ref]

Died February 23rd, 1924 at 67 years old in Washington, D.C.. [ref]

George Bernard Shaw

Irish playwright, critic, and polemicist (1856–1950).

Born July 26th, 1856 in Dublin. [ref]

Died November 2nd, 1950 at 94 years old in Ayot St Lawrence (kidney failure). [ref]

Booker T. Washington

African-american educator, author, orator, and advisor (1856-1915).

Born April 5th, 1856 in Hale's Ford. [ref]

Died November 14th, 1915 at 59 years old in Tuskegee (cardiovascular disease). [ref]

Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Indian independence activist (1856-1920).

Born July 23rd, 1856 in Ratnagiri. [ref]

Died September 1st, 1920 at 64 years old in Mumbai. [ref]

Philippe Pétain

French military and political leader (1856-1951).

Born April 24th, 1856 in Cauchy-à-la-Tour. [ref]

Died July 23rd, 1951 at 95 years old in Port-Joinville. [ref]

J. J. Thomson

British physicist, 1856.

Born December 18th, 1856 in Manchester. [ref]

Died August 30th, 1940 at 83 years old in Cambridge. [ref]

L. Frank Baum

American author of children's books (1856–1919).

Born May 15th, 1856 in Chittenango. [ref]

Died May 6th, 1919 at 62 years old in Hollywood (dry drowning). [ref]

Frederick Winslow Taylor

American mechanical engineer.

Born March 20th, 1856 in Germantown. [ref]

Died March 21st, 1915 at 59 years old in Philadelphia (pneumonia). [ref]

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