Famous People Born In 1778

Discover the most famous people born in 1778. The list includes people like Humphry Davy, William Hazlitt, Louis Bonaparte, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, Marie Thérèse of France and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, composers and military leaders born in 1778. This list includes people from France, England, Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 José de San Martín

José de San Martín
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader, Politician
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yapeyú
Died: August 17, 1850

 2 William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: English Writer & Literary Critic
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maidstone, Kent, England
Died: September 18, 1830

 3 Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
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Listed In: Chemists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, France
Died: May 9, 1850
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 4 Louis Bonaparte

Louis Bonaparte
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor of the French (1806-1810)
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: July 25, 1846
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 5 Marie Thérèse of France

Marie Thérèse of France
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, France
Died: October 19, 1851

 6 Robert Emmet

Robert Emmet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Revolutionary Leader
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 20, 1803
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 7 Giovanni Battista Belzoni

Giovanni Battista Belzoni
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Famous As: Explorer, Antiquarian, Egyptologist, Archaeologist, Novelist, Travel writer
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Padua
Died: December 3, 1823
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 8 Catherine McAuley

Catherine McAuley
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Famous As: Nun
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 11, 1841
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 9 Friedrich Ludwig Jahn

Friedrich Ludwig Jahn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Gymnastics Educator
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lanz, Germany
Died: October 15, 1852

 10 Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Johann Nepomuk Hummel
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer and virtuoso pianist
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: October 17, 1837
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 11 Fernando Sor

Fernando Sor
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: July 10, 1839

 12 Abd al-Rahman of Morocco

Abd al-Rahman of Morocco
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marrakesh, Morocco
Died: August 28, 1859
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 13 Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: May 7, 1868

 14 Sophie Blanchard

Sophie Blanchard
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Famous As: Balloonist
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Rochelle, France
Died: July 6, 1819
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 15 John Strachan

John Strachan
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Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Died: November 1, 1867

 16 Augustin Pyrame de Candolle

Augustin Pyrame de Candolle
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Listed In: Botanists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: September 9, 1841
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 17 Clemens Brentano

Clemens Brentano
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Koblenz, Germany
Died: July 28, 1842

 18 Franz Anton von Kolowrat-Liebsteinsky

Franz Anton von Kolowrat-Liebsteinsky
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: April 4, 1861
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 19 William Henry Ashley

William Henry Ashley
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Miner
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Powhatan County, Virginia, United States
Died: March 26, 1838

 20 Coenraad Jacob Temminck

Coenraad Jacob Temminck
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Listed In: Zoologists
Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Died: January 30, 1858
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 21 Beau Brummell

Beau Brummell
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Listed In: Socialites
Famous As: Society figure
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 30, 1840

 22 Humphry Davy

Humphry Davy
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Listed In: Chemists
Famous As: Inventor of Davy Lamp
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Penzance, England
Died: May 29, 1829
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 23 Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Electorate of Hanover, Holy Roman Empire
Died: June 29, 1841

 24 Eli Ayers

Eli Ayers
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shiloh, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 25, 1822
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 25 Mariano Moreno

Mariano Moreno
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: March 4, 1811

 26 Joseph Lancaster

Joseph Lancaster
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Listed In: Educators
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Southwark, United Kingdom
Died: October 24, 1838
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 27 James Kirke Paulding

James Kirke Paulding
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dutchess, New York
Died: April 6, 1860

 28 Thomas Brown

Thomas Brown
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Died: April 2, 1820
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 29 Rembrandt Peale

Rembrandt Peale
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Former Painter acclaimed for his likenesses of presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 3, 1860

 30 Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen

Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Navy officer
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lahetaguse
Died: January 25, 1852

 31 Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry

Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: February 14, 1820

 32 Henry Phillpotts

Henry Phillpotts
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Listed In: Priests
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bridgwater, England
Died: September 18, 1869

 33 Mary Anne Talbot

Mary Anne Talbot
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 4, 1808

 34 Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden

Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King of Sweden from 1792 until he in 1809 was deposed in a coup
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: February 7, 1837

 35 Ugo Foscolo

Ugo Foscolo
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zakynthos, Greece
Died: September 10, 1827

 36 Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac

Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bordeaux, Gascony, France
Died: April 3, 1832

 37 Marie-Louise Coidavid

Marie-Louise Coidavid
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Queen regnant
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bredou, Ouanaminthe, Saint-Domingue
Died: March 14, 1851

 38 Jacques Joseph Champollion-Figeac

Jacques Joseph Champollion-Figeac
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Archaeologist
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Figeac, France
Died: May 9, 1867

 39 Marie-Madeleine Lachenais

Marie-Madeleine Lachenais
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Arcahaie, Haiti
Died: July 22, 1843

 40 Pierre Bretonneau

Pierre Bretonneau
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Georges-sur-Cher, France
Died: February 18, 1862

 41 Isaac Goldsmid

Isaac Goldsmid
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: British political activist
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 27, 1859

 42 Suzanne Douvillier

Suzanne Douvillier
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Ballerina
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dole, France
Died: August 30, 1826

 43 Felix de Andreis

Felix de Andreis
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Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Demonte, Italy
Died: October 15, 1820

 44 William O'Bryan

William O'Bryan
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Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gunwen, England
Died: January 8, 1868

 45 Agathon Jean François Fain

Agathon Jean François Fain
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 16, 1837

 46 Ernestine Lambriquet

Ernestine Lambriquet
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Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Marie Antoinette's Daughter
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
Died: December 31, 1813

 47 George Bellas Greenough

George Bellas Greenough
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Listed In: Geologists
Famous As: Geologist, Politician
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 2, 1855

 48 Jules Solime Milscent

Jules Solime Milscent
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Grande-Rivière-du-Nord
Died: May 7, 1842

 49 Honore V

Honore V
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 2, 1841

 50 Quamina

Quamina
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Famous As: Civil rights activists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ghana
Died: September 16, 1823