Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Spiritual & Religious Leaders, including Swami Vivekananda, Joseph Smith, Pope Paul VI, Pope John XXIII and Pope Pius XII.
Swami VivekanandaSwami Vivekananda
12 January 1863, Indian
Indian Monk
Sai Baba of ShirdiSai Baba of Shirdi
28 September 1835, Indian
Spiritual Guru

Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti
12 May 1895, Indian
Public Speaker & Philosopher

Ramakrishna ParamhamsaRamakrishna Paramhamsa
18 February 1836, Indian
Spiritual & Religious Leader

Brigham Young Brigham Young
01 June 1801, American
Second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of

Mirza Ghulam AhmadMirza Ghulam Ahmad
13 February 1835, Indian
Founder of Ahmadiyya Sect
Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
15 August 1872, Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami PrabhupadaA. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
01 September 1896, Indian
Founder of ISKCON

Dayanand SaraswatiDayanand Saraswati
12 February 1824, Indian
Indian philosopher
Paramahansa YoganandaParamahansa Yogananda
05 January 1893, Indian
 

Therese of LisieuxThérèse of Lisieux
02 January 1873, French
Nun
Pope John XXIIIPope John XXIII
25 November 1881, Italian
Pope

Bernadette SoubirousBernadette Soubirous
07 January 1844, French
Saint

george gurdjieffGeorge Gurdjieff
01 January 1866, Armenian
Spiritual Teacher

John BoscoJohn Bosco
16 August 1815, Italian
Priest

Pope Leo XIIIPope Leo XIII
02 March 1810, Italian
Pope
Charles Taze RussellCharles Taze Russell
16 February 1852, American
Christian Restoration Minister

Pope Pius IXPope Pius IX
13 May 1792, Italian
Religious Leader

Meher BabaMeher Baba
25 February 1894, Indian
Religious Leader

Narayana GuruNarayana Guru
20 August 1856, Indian
Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer
Pope Pius XPope Pius X
02 June 1835, Italian
Head of the Catholic Church (1903-1914)

Father DamienFather Damien
03 January 1840, Belgian
Saint
Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
31 May 1857, Italian
Religious Leader

Muhammad AhmadMuhammad Ahmad
12 August 1844, Sudanese
Religious Leader

Mary Baker EddyMary Baker Eddy
16 July 1821, American
Religious Leader
Frances Xavier CabriniFrances Xavier Cabrini
15 July 1850, Italian, American
Nun

Miguel Hidalgo y CostillaMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla
08 May 1753, Mexican
Priest
Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
21 February 1878, French
Spiritual Guru

Mary MacKillopMary MacKillop
15 January 1842, Australian
Nun

Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley
12 June 1819, British
Priest
Raphael KalinowskiRaphael Kalinowski
01 September 1835, Polish
Discalced Carmelite Friar

Continue Reading Below
Wallace Fard MuhammadWallace Fard Muhammad
26 February 1877, American
American religious leader
Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
25 May 1887, Italian
 

SwaminarayanSwaminarayan
03 April 1781, Indian
Religious leader

Baháʼu'lláhBaháʼu'lláh
12 November 1817, Iranian, Persian
Religion Founder

Sadhu Sundar SinghSadhu Sundar Singh
03 September 1889, Indian
Missionary
The BābThe Bāb
20 October 1819, Iranian, Persian
Religious Leaders
Idris of LibyaIdris of Libya
12 March 1889, Libyan
King

Sister NiveditaSister Nivedita
28 October 1867, Irish
Teacher

Usman dan FodioUsman dan Fodio
15 December 1754, Nigerian
Teacher

Henry Benedict StuartHenry Benedict Stuart
06 March 1725, Italian
Cardinal
Oliver CowderyOliver Cowdery
03 October 1806, American
 

Swami SivanandaSwami Sivananda
08 September 1887, Indian
Spiritual & Yoga Teacher

Ezra Taft BensonEzra Taft Benson
04 August 1899, American
Religious Leader

Geoffrey FisherGeoffrey Fisher
05 May 1887, British
Archbishop

Mary SlessorMary Slessor
02 December 1848, British
Missionary
Pope Benedict XVPope Benedict XV
21 November 1854, Italian
Pope

Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
21 May 1832, British
Physician, Translator, Theologian, Non-fiction
Keshab Chunder SenKeshab Chunder Sen
19 November 1838, Indian
Philosopher

Joel TeitelbaumJoel Teitelbaum
13 January 1887, Romanian
Philosopher, Rabbi

Muhammad AbduhMuhammad Abduh
1849 AD, Egyptian
Jurist
Emmanuel Joseph SieyèsEmmanuel Joseph Sieyès
03 May 1748, French
Writer

TenskwatawaTenskwatawa
31 December 1775, American
Political leader
Cosmo Gordon LangCosmo Gordon Lang
31 October 1864, Scottish
Archbishop

Pope Pius VIIPope Pius VII
14 August 1742, Italian
Pope

Martin Franz Julius LutherMartin Franz Julius Luther
16 December 1895, German
 

Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
08 November 1869, American
Lawyer, Judge

Leonidas PolkLeonidas Polk
10 April 1806, American
Bishop
St. Katharine DrexelSt. Katharine Drexel
26 November 1858, American
Philanthropist

Aga Khan IAga Khan I
1804 AD, Iranian
Governor

Joseph Smith, IIIJoseph Smith, III
06 November 1832, American
Religious leader

Nachman of BreslovNachman of Breslov
04 April 1772, Polish
Rabbi
Richard AllenRichard Allen
14 February 1760, American
Minister

Charles de FoucauldCharles de Foucauld
15 September 1858, French
Priest
Joseph F. SmithJoseph F. Smith
13 November 1838, American
Political leader

SamorySamory
1830 AD, Papua New Guinean
Cleric

Hakeem Noor-ud-DinHakeem Noor-ud-Din
1841 AD, Indian
physician
Tara SinghTara Singh
24 June 1885, Indian
Sikh leader

John ChilembweJohn Chilembwe
31 May 1871, Malawian
Pastor
Moshe FeinsteinMoshe Feinstein
03 March 1895, American
Theologian, Rabbi, Philosopher

Nehanda Charwe NyakasikanaNehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
1840 AD, Zimbabwean
Spiritual Leader

Leonard HowellLeonard Howell
16 June 1898, Jamaican
 
James StrangJames Strang
21 March 1813, American
Politician

Clemens August Graf von GalenClemens August Graf von Galen
16 March 1878, German
Bishop
Shoghi Effendi RabbānīShoghi Effendi Rabbānī
01 March 1897, Persian
Leader

WovokaWovoka
1856 AD, American
Religious leader

Pope Gregory XVIPope Gregory XVI
18 September 1765, Italian
Pope

Rose Philippine DuchesneRose Philippine Duchesne
29 August 1769, French
Sister
Wilford WoodruffWilford Woodruff
01 March 1807, American
Religious leader
José BurgosJosé Burgos
09 February 1837, Filipino
Priest

David O. McKayDavid O. McKay
08 September 1873, American
Religious Leader

John Humphrey NoyesJohn Humphrey Noyes
03 September 1811, American
Preacher

Minnie VautrinMinnie Vautrin
27 September 1886, American
Missionary
Charles StuddCharles Studd
02 December 1860, British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary

John Alexander DowieJohn Alexander Dowie
25 May 1847, Scottish
Evangelist

Abraham Isaac KookAbraham Isaac Kook
07 September 1865, Israeli
rabbi, mystic, Rosh yeshiva

Sidney RigdonSidney Rigdon
19 February 1793, American
Religious Leader

Therese NeumannTherese Neumann
09 April 1898, German
Stigmatic
Lorenzo SnowLorenzo Snow
03 April 1814, American
Political Leader

CrowfootCrowfoot
1830 AD, Canadian
tribal chief, warrior
Baha'u'llahBaha'u'llah
12 November 1817, Persian
Religious leader

Shiva Dayal SahebShiva Dayal Saheb
24 August 1818, British Indian Ocean Territory
Leader
Yitzhak KaduriYitzhak Kaduri
1898 AD, Israeli, Iraqi
Rabbi
John Of KronshtadtJohn Of Kronshtadt
31 October 1829, Russian
Saint