Top

List of famous people of the 19th century who changed the world with their great deeds. Check out their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler
(Nazi Leader, German Dictator and Chancellor of Germany)

20 April 1889

30 April 1945

Braunau am Inn

German

Aries

George BooleGeorge Boole
(Mathematician, Philosopher and Logician)

02 November 1815

08 December 1864

Lincoln

British

Scorpio

Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein
(Father of Modern Physics)

14 March 1879

18 April 1955

Ulm, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire

German,American

Pisces

Mahatma GandhiMahatma Gandhi
(Leader of Indian Independence Movement)

02 October 1869

30 January 1948

Porbandar, Kathiawar Agency, British Indian Empire

Indian

Libra

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery
(Author)

30 November 1874

24 April 1942

Clifton, Prince Edward Island

Canadian

Sagittarius

Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln
(American President.)

12 February 1809

15 April 1865

Hodgenville, Kentucky, U.S.

American

Aquarius

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
(Inventor of Saxophone)

06 November 1814

07 February 1894

Dinant

Belgian

Scorpio

Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt

27 October 1858

06 January 1919

New York City

American

Scorpio

Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin
(Communist Revolutionary & Ruler of former USSR)

18 December 1878

05 March 1953

Gori, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire

Russian

Sagittarius

Marie CurieMarie Curie
(First woman to win a Nobel Prize)

07 November 1867

04 July 1934

Warsaw

Polish

Scorpio

Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla
(Father of Radio)

10 July 1856

07 January 1943

Smiljan, Austrian Empire (modern-day Croatia)

American

Cancer

Queen Victoria Queen Victoria
(Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland)

24 May 1819

22 January 1901

Kensington Palace

British

Gemini

Swami VivekanandaSwami Vivekananda

12 January 1863

04 July 1902

Kolkata

Indian

Capricorn

Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
(Writer)

21 July 1899

02 July 1961

Oak Park

American

Cancer

Thomas EdisonThomas Edison
(Inventor, Businessman)

11 February 1847

18 October 1931

Milan

American

Aquarius

Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
(Author, Poet, Editor and Literary Critic)

19 January 1809

07 October 1849

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

American

Capricorn

Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso
(Painter)

25 October 1881

08 April 1973

Málaga

Spanish

Scorpio

Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

30 November 1874

24 January 1965

Blenheim Palace

British

Sagittarius

Vincent van GoghVincent van Gogh
(Painter)

30 March 1853

29 July 1890

Zundert

Dutch

Aries

Karl MarxKarl Marx
(Economist, Philosopher)

05 May 1818

14 March 1883

Trier

German,Prussian

Taurus

Billy the KidBilly the Kid
(Gunman)

17 November 1859

14 July 1881

Manhattan

American

Scorpio

Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin

16 April 1889

25 December 1977

Walworth, London

British

Aries

Charles DarwinCharles Darwin
(Naturalist, Geologist)

12 February 1809

19 April 1882

Shrewsbury

British

Aquarius

Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud
(Neurologist, Psychiatrist)

06 May 1856

23 September 1939

Príbor

Austrian

Taurus

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
(Writer)

07 February 1812

09 June 1870

Landport

British

Aquarius

Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower
(34th U.S. President)

14 October 1890

28 March 1969

Denison

American

Libra

Mao ZedongMao Zedong
(Communist Leader of China)

26 December 1893

09 September 1976

Shaoshan

Chinese

Capricorn

Jawaharlal NehruJawaharlal Nehru
(First PM of India & Freedom Fighter)

14 November 1889

27 May 1964

Allahabad

Indian

Scorpio

Al CaponeAl Capone
(Gangster)

17 January 1899

25 January 1947

Brooklyn, New York, United States

American

Capricorn

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
(Former President of France)

22 November 1890

09 November 1970

Lille

French

Scorpio

Vladimir LeninVladimir Lenin
(Russian Revolutionary & Head of Communist Party)

22 April 1870

21 January 1924

Ulyanovsk

Russian

Taurus

Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
(Philosopher and Philologist)

15 October 1844

25 August 1900

Röcken-bei-Lützen, Kingdom of Prussia

German

Libra

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
(Father of the League of Nations)

28 December 1856

03 February 1924

Staunton city

American

Capricorn

Benjamin DisraeliBenjamin Disraeli
(British Prime Minister)

21 December 1804

19 April 1881

Bloomsbury, London

British

Sagittarius

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
(Member of the London School Board)

01 October 1847

20 September 1933

Clapham

British

Libra

Mark TwainMark Twain
(Author and Humorist)

30 November 1835

21 April 1910

Florida

American

Sagittarius

Benito MussoliniBenito Mussolini
(Former Duce)

29 July 1883

28 April 1945

Predappio

Italian

Leo

John D. RockefellerJohn D. Rockefeller
(Businessman)

08 July 1839

23 May 1937

Richford, New York, U.S.

American

Cancer

J R R TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
(Writer, Poet)

03 January 1892

02 September 1973

Bloemfontein, Orange Free State

British

Capricorn

Helen KellerHelen Keller
(Writer, Member of Socialist Party of America, Campaigner of socialism, women’s suffrage and several leftist social causes)

27 June 1880

01 June 1968

Tuscumbia

American

Cancer

Grover ClevelandGrover Cleveland
(President of the U.S.A)

18 March 1837

24 June 1908

Caldwell

American

Pisces

Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
(Playwright, Poet and Author)

16 October 1854

30 November 1900

Dublin

Irish

Libra

Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace
(Countess of Lovelace)

10 December 1815

27 November 1852

London

British

Sagittarius

Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
(Inventor of Telephone)

03 March 1847

02 August 1922

Edinburgh

British,American

Pisces

Harry S. TrumanHarry S. Truman
(33rd President of the United States)

08 May 1884

26 December 1972

Lamar

American

Taurus

Ulysses S. GrantUlysses S. Grant
(President of the U.S.A)

27 April 1822

23 July 1885

Point Pleasant

American

Taurus

Henry FordHenry Ford
(Businessman)

30 July 1863

07 April 1947

Greenfield Township, Michigan, U.S.

American

Leo

H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
(Writer)

20 August 1890

15 March 1937

Providence

American

Leo

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
(Poet and Author)

07 May 1861

07 August 1941

India

Indian

Taurus

Grigori RasputinGrigori Rasputin
(Peasant, Mystical Faith healer)

21 January 1869

30 December 1916

Pokrovskoye

Russian

Aquarius

Subhas Chandra BoseSubhas Chandra Bose

23 January 1897

18 August 1945

Cuttack

Indian

Aquarius

Alfred HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock
(Film Director and Producer)

13 August 1899

29 April 1980

Leytonstone, England

British

Leo

C. S. LewisC. S. Lewis

29 November 1898

22 November 1963

Belfast

British

Sagittarius

Franz KafkaFranz Kafka
(Novelist)

03 July 1883

03 June 1924

Prague, Austria-Hungary

Austrian

Cancer

Otto von BismarckOtto von Bismarck
(German Statesman)

01 April 1815

30 July 1898

Schönhausen

German

Aries

Andrew CarnegieAndrew Carnegie
(Industrialist, Businessman, Entrepreneur and a major Philanthropist.)

25 November 1835

11 August 1919

Dunfermline

American,Scottish

Sagittarius

Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels

29 October 1897

01 May 1945

Rheydt

German

Scorpio

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass

01 February 1818

20 February 1895

Talbot County, Maryland, U.S

American

Aquarius

Srinivasa RamanujanSrinivasa Ramanujan
(Mathematician)

22 December 1887

26 April 1920

Erode

Indian

Sagittarius

B. R. AmbedkarB. R. Ambedkar

14 April 1891

06 December 1956

Mhow

Indian

Aries

Frédéric ChopinFrédéric Chopin
(Composer)

01 March 1810

17 October 1849

Żelazowa Wola

Polish

Pisces

Claude MonetClaude Monet
(Painter)

14 November 1840

05 December 1926

Paris

French

Scorpio

Edward VIIEdward VII
(King of United Kingdom)

09 November 1841

06 May 1910

Buckingham Palace

British

Scorpio

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
(Writer)

26 July 1894

22 November 1963

Godalming

British,American

Leo

M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
(Civil Engineer)

15 September 1860

14 April 1962

Muddenahalli, Chikballapur, Kingdom of Mysore (now in Karnataka)

Indian

Virgo

Babe RuthBabe Ruth

06 February 1895

16 August 1948

Baltimore

American

Aquarius

Carl JungCarl Jung
(Psychiatrist)

26 July 1875

06 June 1961

Kesswil, Thurgau, Switzerland

Swiss

Leo

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley

12 October 1875

01 December 1947

Leamington Spa

British

Libra

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie

15 September 1890

12 January 1976

Torquay, Devon, England

British

Virgo

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton
(Businessman)

04 August 1821

27 February 1892

France

French

Leo

Florence NightingaleFlorence Nightingale

12 May 1820

13 August 1910

Florence

British

Taurus

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
(Founder and first leader of the Red Army)

07 November 1879

21 August 1940

Kherson Oblast

Soviet Russian,Russian

Scorpio

Nikita KhrushchevNikita Khrushchev
(Prime Minister of Soviet Union)

15 April 1894

11 September 1971

Kalinovka, Dmitriyevsky Uyezd, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire

Soviet Russian,Russian

Aries

Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy

09 September 1828

20 November 1910

Yasnaya Polyana

Soviet Russian,Russian

Virgo

Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart

24 July 1897

05 January 1939

Atchison, Kansas, U.S.

American

Leo

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
(Novelist)

25 January 1882

28 March 1941

England

British

Aquarius

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
(Confederate General in the American Civil War)

19 January 1807

12 October 1870

Stratford Hall

American

Capricorn

Harry HoudiniHarry Houdini
(Illusionist)

24 March 1874

31 October 1926

Budapest

Hungarian

Aries

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover
(31st U.S. President)

10 August 1874

20 October 1964

West Branch

American

Leo

Coco ChanelCoco Chanel
(Fashion Designer)

19 August 1883

10 January 1971

Saumur, France

French

Leo

Louis PasteurLouis Pasteur
(Chemist and Microbiologist)

27 December 1822

28 September 1895

Dole, Jura, Franche-Comté, France

French

Capricorn

Frank Lloyd WrightFrank Lloyd Wright
(Architect)

08 June 1867

09 April 1959

Richland Center

American

Gemini

Francisco FrancoFrancisco Franco
(Dictator of Spain)

04 December 1892

20 November 1975

Ferrol

Spanish

Sagittarius

William McKinleyWilliam McKinley
(President of the U.S.A)

29 January 1843

14 September 1901

Niles

American

Aquarius

Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur

26 January 1880

05 April 1964

Little Rock

American

Aquarius

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
(Writer and Philosopher)

12 July 1817

06 May 1862

Concord

American

Cancer

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
(Wife of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Activist and Promoter of New Deal)

11 October 1884

07 November 1962

New York City

American

Libra

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
(Author of novels)

24 September 1896

21 December 1940

Saint Paul

American

Libra

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
(Author & Poet)

30 December 1865

18 January 1936

India

British

Capricorn

Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman

1820 AD

10 March 1913

Maryland, USA

American

Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
(Composer)

07 May 1840

06 November 1893

Votkinsk, Vyatka Governorate (present-day Udmurtia), Russian Empire

Soviet Russian,Russian

Taurus

Erwin SchrödingerErwin Schrödinger
(Physicist)

12 August 1887

04 January 1961

Vienna

Austrian

Leo

Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
(American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet)

25 May 1803

27 April 1882

U.S.

American

Gemini

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell
(Philosopher)

18 May 1872

02 February 1970

Trellech, Monmouthshire, UK

British

Taurus

Warren G. HardingWarren G. Harding
(President of the U.S)

02 November 1865

02 August 1923

Blooming Grove

American

Scorpio

J. P. MorganJ. P. Morgan
(Financier and Banker)

17 April 1837

31 March 1913

Hartford

American

Aries

Richard WagnerRichard Wagner
(Composer, conductor, theatre director)

22 May 1813

13 February 1883

Leipzig

German

Gemini

Chiang Kai-shekChiang Kai-shek
(President of the Republic of China)

31 October 1887

05 April 1975

Xikou

Chinese

Scorpio

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
(President of the U.S.A)

15 September 1857

08 March 1930

Cincinnati

American

Virgo

Quote Of The Day

Famous People By Profession
Buzzing Talents
Famous People