Famous People Born In 1774

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Discover the most famous people born in 1774. The list includes people like Johnny Appleseed, Meriwether Lewis, Caspar David Friedrich, Matthew Flinders, Daniel D. Tompkins and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include explorers, political leaders, military leaders and astronomers born in 1774. This list includes people from United States, England and many more countries.
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Johnny Appleseed
(American Nurseryman Who is Known for Supplying Apple-Tree Nursery Stock Throughout the Midwest)
Johnny Appleseed
37
Listed In: Naturalists
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leominster, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 18, 1845
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Meriwether Lewis
(Explorer, Politician)
Meriwether Lewis
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ivy, Colony of Virginia
Died: October 11, 1809
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Matthew Flinders
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Donington
Died: July 19, 1814
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Robert Southey
(Former poet of the Romantic school, and Poet laureate from 1813 until his death)
Robert Southey
1
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 21, 1843
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Lalon
(Prominent Bengali Philosopher Regarded as an Icon of  Bengali Culture)
Lalon
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Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jhenaidah District, Bangladesh
Died: October 17, 1890
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Elizabeth Ann Seton
(First native-born American to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church)
Elizabeth Ann Seton
2
Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 4, 1821
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Charles Bell
(Scottish Surgeon Known for Discovering the Difference Between Sensory Nerves and Motor Nerves in the Spinal Cord)
Charles Bell
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: April 28, 1842
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Francis Beaufort
(Former Hydrographer known for Beaufort cipher, Beaufort scale)
Francis Beaufort
1
Listed In: Geologists
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Navan, Ireland
Died: December 17, 1857
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Caspar David Friedrich
(Romantic landscape painter)
Caspar David Friedrich
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Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greifswald, Germany
Died: May 7, 1840
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William Bainbridge
(Naval Commander)
William Bainbridge
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 27, 1833
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Francis Baily
(Astronomer)
Francis Baily
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newbury, England
Died: August 30, 1844
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, England
Died: July 8, 1850
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Lord William Bentinck
(Former Governor-General of India)
Lord William Bentinck
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Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Died: June 17, 1839
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John Colter
(American Explorer and the First White Man to Have Seen and Described 'Yellowstone National Park')
John Colter
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Stuarts Draft, Virginia, United States
Died: November 22, 1813
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Anne Catherine Emmerich
(German Catholic Nun Remembered for Her Mystical Visions)
Anne Catherine Emmerich
1
Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coesfeld, Germany
Died: February 9, 1824
Pierre-Narcisse Guérin
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 6, 1833
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William Henry
(Chemist)
William Henry
0
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: September 2, 1836
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Arthur Thistlewood
(Revolutionary)
Arthur Thistlewood
0
Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Tupholme, England
Died: May 1, 1820
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Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands
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Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: October 12, 1837
Anne Jean Marie René Savary
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marcq, France
Died: June 2, 1833
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Thomas Tooke
(Economist)
Thomas Tooke
0
Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kronshtadt, Russia
Died: February 26, 1858
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Daniel D. Tompkins
(Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A)
Daniel D. Tompkins
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scarsdale
Died: June 11, 1825
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Francisco de Paula Marín
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Died: October 30, 1837
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Auguste de Marmont
(Military general)
Auguste de Marmont
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Châtillon-sur-Seine, France
Died: March 22, 1852
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Christian Leopold von Buch
(German Geologist and Paleontologist Who Defined the Jurassic System)
Christian Leopold von Buch
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Germany
Died: March 4, 1853
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Edward Charles Howard
0
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: September 28, 1816
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Jean Marc Gaspard Itard
1
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oraison, France
Died: July 5, 1838
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Maria Theresa Kemble
0
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 3, 1838
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Jean-Baptiste Biot
(Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer, Civil engineer, Engineer, Professor)
Jean-Baptiste Biot
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris
Died: February 3, 1862
Egor Frantsevich, Count Kankrin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hanau, Germany
Died: October 3, 1845
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George Dollond
(Optician)
George Dollond
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Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 30, 1852
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Adolf Müllner
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Langendorf, Weißenfels, Germany
Died: June 11, 1829
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Hans Järta
(Swedish Politician, Administrator and Revolutionary)
Hans Järta
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sweden
Died: April 6, 1847
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Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti
1
Listed In: Philologists
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: March 15, 1849
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Gaspare Spontini
(Italian opera composer)
Gaspare Spontini
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maiolati Spontini
Died: January 24, 1851
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Friedrich Gottlob Koenig
(Best Known for His High-Speed Steam-Powered Printing Press)
Friedrich Gottlob Koenig
1
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Eisleben, Germany
Died: January 17, 1833
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Colin Halkett
(British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey)
Colin Halkett
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Venlo, Netherlands
Died: September 24, 1856
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Archibald Constable
1
Listed In: Publishers
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Carnbee, Scotland
Died: July 21, 1827