1875 - Births - January–June

January–June

  • January 5 – James Stuart Blackton, American film producer (d. 1941)
  • January 7 – Thomas Hicks, American runner (d. 1963)
  • January 9 – Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American sculptor and socialite (d. 1942)
  • January 11 – Reinhold Glière, Russian composer (d. 1956)
  • January 14 – Albert Schweitzer, Alsatian physician, philosopher, and musician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1965)
  • January 15 – Thomas Burke, American sprinter (d. 1929)
  • January 22 – D. W. Griffith, American film director (The Birth Of A Nation) (d. 1948)
  • February 2
    • Fritz Kreisler, Austrian violinist (d. 1962)
    • Erkki Melartin, Finnish composer (d. 1937)
  • February 4 – Ludwig Prandtl, German physicist (d. 1953)
  • February 8 – Valentine O'Hara, Irish author and authority on Russia and the Baltic States (d. 1945)
  • February 21 – Jeanne Calment, World's Longest Lived Person (d. 1997)
  • February 15 – Grigore Constantinescu, Romanian priest and journalist (d. 1932)
  • March 4 – Mihály Károlyi, former Prime Minister of Hungary and President of Hungary (d. 1955)
  • March 7 – Maurice Ravel, French composer (d. 1937)
  • March 26 – Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea (d. 1965)
  • March 28 – Helen Westley, stage & film character actress (d. 1942)
  • March 30 – Jonathan Campbell, American film pioneer (d. 1942)
  • April 1 – Edgar Wallace, English writer (d. 1932)
  • April 2 – Walter Chrysler, American automobile pioneer (d. 1940)
  • April 4
    • Samuel S. Hinds, American actor (d. 1948)
    • Pierre Monteux, French conductor (d. 1964)
  • April 5 – Mistinguett, French singer (d. 1956)
  • April 8 – King Albert I of Belgium (d. 1934)
  • April 15 – James J. Jeffries, American boxer (d. 1953)
  • April 18 – Oskar Ernst Bernhardt (Abdruschin), German author (d. 1941)
  • May 2 – George Ranetti (Romanian poet and publicist, d. 1928)
  • May 11 – Harriet Quimby, American pilot (d. 1912)
  • May 12 – Krishna Chandra Bhattacharya, Indian philosopher (d. 1949)
  • May 23 – Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr., American automobile industrialist (d. 1966)
  • June 6 – Thomas Mann, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
  • June 12 – Sam De Grasse, Canadian actor (d. 1953)
  • June 24 – Diedrich Westermann, German linguist (d. 1956)
  • June 28 – Henri Lebesgue, French mathematician (d. 1941)

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