Born in 1867

Jan 1 Jeanne Lanvin a French fashion designer. She founded the Lanvin fashion house and the perfume company Lanvin Parfums
Jan 8 Emily Greene Balch an American economist and writer.
Jan 11 Edward B. Titchener a British psychologist who studied under Wilhelm Wundt for several years. Titchener is best known for creating his version of psychology that described the structure of the mind: structuralism. He created the largest doctoral program in the United States after becoming a professor at Cornell University, and his first graduate student, Margaret Floy Washburn, became the first woman to be granted a PhD in psychology
Jan 12 Nikol Duman an Armenian fedayee from Karabakh.
Jan 12 Ernest Friedrich Gilg a German botanist.
Jan 13 Ivan Mashkov a Russian architect and preservationist, notable for surveying and restoration of Dormition Cathedral of Moscow Kremlin, Novodevichy Convent and other medieval buildings. His best known extant building is Sokol luxury Art Nouveau apartment building in Kuznetsky Most Street, Moscow. A prolific architect, Mashkov built mostly eclectic buildings with Russian Revival features
Jan 15 Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1867–1909) the only child of Prince Louis of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Trani and his wife Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria. Maria Teresa was a member of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and became a member of the House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and titular Princess of Hohenzollern through her marriage to Prince Wilhelm of Hohenzollern
Jan 15 Henry Stephens Washington an American geologist.
Jan 16 Vikenty Veresaev a Russian writer and medical doctor of polish descent. His real last name was Smidovich
Jan 17 Carl Laemmle a German pioneer in American film making and a founder of one of the original major Hollywood movie studios – Universal. Laemmle produced or was otherwise involved in over four hundred films
Jan 17 Sir Alfred Rawlinson 3rd Baronet an English pioneer motorist and aviator, soldier and intelligence officer, and sportsman.
Jan 18 Rubén Darío a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío has had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish literature and journalism. He has been praised as the "Prince of Castilian Letters" and undisputed father of the modernismo literary movement
Jan 19 Jean Delville a Belgian symbolist painter, writer, and occultist. In 1896, he founded the Salon d’Art Idealiste, which is considered the Belgian equivalent to the Parisian Rose & Cross Salon and the Pre-Raphaelite movement in London
Jan 21 Maxime Weygand a French military commander in World War I and World War II.
Jan 21 Ludwig Thoma a German author, publisher and editor, who gained popularity through his partially exaggerated description of everyday Bavarian life.
Jan 23 Patriarch Sergius of Moscow the 12th Patriarch of Moscow and all the Rus', from September 8, 1943 until his death. He was also the de facto head of the Russian Orthodox Church in 1925-1943, firstly as deputy Patriarchal locum tenens subsequently as Patriarchal locum tenens
Jan 23 George Simond an English tennis player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Jan 25 Alfred Wotquenne a Belgian musical bibliographer, best known for his catalogues of the works of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and Christoph Willibald Gluck.
Jan 28 Eugène Goossens fils a French conductor and violinist. He was born in Bordeaux, and studied in Bruges and the conservatoire in Brussels. He moved to England with his father, Eugène Goossens, père, in 1873, and after a period of service with the Carl Rosa Opera Company, as violinist, répétiteur and deputy conductor, under the direction of his father, he entered the Royal Academy of Music in London in 1891
Jan 29 Vicente Blasco Ibáñez from Hollywood films adapted from his works.
Feb 2 Alexey Peshekhonov a Russian economist, publicist, and statistician. He was a member of the Russian provisional government as a minister of food supplies for some months in the summer of 1917
Feb 7 Laura Ingalls Wilder an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House series of children's novels based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Her daughter Rose encouraged Laura to write and helped her to edit and publish the novels
Feb 8 Max Dessoir a German philosopher, psychologist and theorist of aesthetics.
Feb 9 Natsume Sōseki a Japanese novelist of the Meiji period. He is best known for his novels Kokoro, Botchan, I Am a Cat and his unfinished work Light and Darkness. He was also a scholar of British literature and composer of haiku, kanshi, and fairy tales. From 1984 until 2004, his portrait appeared on the front of the Japanese 1000 yen note. In Japan, he is often considered the greatest writer in modern Japanese history. He has had a profound effect on almost all important Japanese writers since
Feb 10 Robert Garran an Australian lawyer and public servant, an early leading expert in Australian constitutional law, the first employee of the Government of Australia and the first Solicitor-General of Australia. Garran spent thirty-one years as permanent head of the Attorney-General's Department, providing advice to ten different Prime Ministers. He played a significant behind-the-scenes role in the Australian federation movement, as adviser to Edmund Barton and chair of the Drafting Committee at the 1897–1898 Constitutional Convention
Feb 13 Harold Mahony a Scottish-born Irish tennis player. He is best known for winning the Wimbledon Championships in 1896. He was born at 21 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh to Richard John Mahony, an Irish barrister and prominent landowner. The family had a home in Scotland but spent most of their time at Dromore Castle, in County Kerry, Ireland. Harold trained on a specially built tennis court at Dromore
Feb 17 Pyotr Schmidt one of the leaders of the Sevastopol Uprising during the Russian Revolution of 1905.
Feb 20 Louise Princess Royal the third child and the eldest daughter of King Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark. She was the younger sister of King George V and the sixth daughter of a British monarch to be styled Princess Royal
Feb 21 Otto Hermann Kahn an investment banker, collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts.
Feb 23 Isaac Broydé a Jewish Orientalist and librarian.
Feb 25 William Lakin Turner an English landscape artist.
Feb 27 Irving Fisher an American economist, statistician, inventor, and Progressive social campaigner. He was one of the earliest American neoclassical economists, though his later work on debt deflation has been embraced by the Post-Keynesian school. Joseph Schumpeter described him as "the greatest economist the United States has ever produced", an assessment later repeated by James Tobin and Milton Friedman
Feb 27 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger a Swedish composer and music critic. As a composer, his main musical influences were Grieg, August Söderman and Wagner as well as Swedish folk idiom
Feb 28 Aleksandar Protogerov a Bulgarian general, politician and revolutionary as well as a member of the revolutionary movement in Macedonia, Thrace and Pomoravlje. He was among the leaders of the Supreme Macedonian-Adrianople Committee and later joined the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization. He was a volunteer in the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885. Protogerov took part in the Gorna Djumaya uprising in 1902 and in the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising
Feb 28 William Degouve de Nuncques a Belgian painter.
Feb 28 Percy Sykes a soldier, diplomat, scholar and historian, with a considerable literary output. He wrote historical, geographical, and biographical works, as well as describing his travels in Persia
Mar 1 Nar-Dos an Armenian writer.
Mar 1 Bernard Pares an English historian and academic known for his work on Russia.
Mar 4 Jacob L. Beilhart the founder and leader of a communitarian group known as the Spirit Fruit Society. Beilhart believed that jealousy, materialism, and the fear of losing another's love were at the root of much of the illness in the world. Under his direction, the Spirit Fruit Society sought to model and practice those beliefs
Mar 5 Louis-Alexandre Taschereau the 14th Premier of the Canadian province of Quebec from 1920 to 1936. He was elected four times, the first in 1900, in the riding of Montmorency. He was also a member of the Parti libéral du Québec
Mar 7 William Henry Long an American mycologist. He obtained his Bachelor degree at Baylor University in Waco, Texas in 1888, and then served as Professor of Natural Sciences at this university until 1892. Long entered graduate studies in 1899 under the supervision of W.L. Bray and W.M. Wheeler in 1899, and obtained a masters degree in 1900. For the following nine years he was Professor of Botany at North Texas State Normal College at Denton. Under the guidance of George Atkinson, Long performed field work at Cornell University, which eventually led to a PhD degree awarded from the University of Texas in 1917. His specialty was on tree rusts and wood rotting fungi
Mar 7 Arvid Knöppel a Swedish sport shooter who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics. In 1908 he won the gold medal in the team single-shot running deer event
Mar 8 Victor Thibault a French competitor in the sport of archery. Thibaud competed in two events and won second prize in each. He is now considered by the International Olympic Committee to have won two silver medals. Both of Thibaud's events were the shorter 33 metre competitions, in both the Au Chapelet and Au Cordon Doré style
Mar 10 Hector Guimard now the best-known representative of the Art Nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Mar 12 Raul Brandão a Portuguese writer, journalist and military officer, notable for the realism of his literary descriptions and by the lyricism of his language. Brandão was born in Foz do Douro, a parish of Porto, where he spent the majority of his youth. Born in a family of sailors, the ocean and the sailors were a recurrent theme in his work
Mar 12 Charles Brown (roque player) an American roque player who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.
Mar 15 Lionel Johnson an English poet, essayist and critic. He was born at Broadstairs, and educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford, graduating in 1890. He became a Catholic convert in 1891. He lived a solitary life in London, struggling with alcoholism and his repressed homosexuality. He died of a stroke after a fall in the street, though it was said to be a fall from a barstool in the Green Dragon in Fleet Street
Mar 19 Philipp Johann Heinrich Fauth a German selenographer. Born in Bad Dürkheim, he worked as a schoolteacher. His interest in astronomy was sparked when his father showed him Coggia's comet. As an amateur astronomer, he studied the formations on the Moon with great intensity and meticulousness. He compiled an extensive atlas of the moon between 1884 and 1940. His Unser Mond was published in Bremen in 1936
Mar 21 Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. an American Broadway impresario, notable for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies , inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris. He also produced the musical Show Boat. He was known as the "glorifier of the American girl". Flo Ziegfeld is a member of the American Theater Hall of Fame
Mar 23 Frederick Vernon Coville an American botanist who worked in the United States Department of Agriculture , where he became Chief Botanist, and was the first director of the United States National Arboretum. He made contribution to economic botany and helped shape American scientific policy of the time on plant and exploration research