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.

Humphry DavyHumphry Davy
17th December, British
Inventor of Davy Lamp
José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
25th February, Argentinian, Chilean
Military Leader, Politician

Louis BonaparteLouis Bonaparte
2nd September, French, Italian
King of Holland from 1806 to 1810

William HazlittWilliam Hazlitt
10th April, British
English Writer & Literary Critic

Joseph Louis Gay-LussacJoseph Louis Gay-Lussac
6th December, French
Chemist and Physicist

Marie Thérèse of FranceMarie Thérèse of France
19th December, French
 
Beau BrummellBeau Brummell
7th June, British
Society figure

Robert EmmetRobert Emmet
4th March, Irish
Revolutionary Leader

Gustav IV Adolf of SwedenGustav IV Adolf of Sweden
1st November, Swedish
King
Johann Nepomuk HummelJohann Nepomuk Hummel
14th September, Austrian, German, Slovak
composer, conductor, pianist, concertmaster

Charles Ferdinand, Duke of BerryCharles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry
24th January, French
Duke
Fernando SorFernando Sor
14th February, Spanish
guitarist, composer, classical guitarist

Giovanni Battista BelzoniGiovanni Battista Belzoni
5th November, Italian
Explorer, Antiquarian, Egyptologist,

Fabian Gottlieb von BellingshausenFabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen
20th September, Estonian, Russian
Navy officer

Ugo FoscoloUgo Foscolo
6th February, Greek
Writer

Friedrich Ludwig JahnFriedrich Ludwig Jahn
11th August, German
Educationist, Teacher
Rembrandt PealeRembrandt Peale
22nd February, American
Painter, Curator

Clemens BrentanoClemens Brentano
9th September, German
Poet

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and VauxHenry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
19th September, British, Scottish
Politician

Catherine McAuleyCatherine McAuley
29th September, Irish
Religious
Abd al-Rahman of MoroccoAbd al-Rahman of Morocco
19th February, Moroccan
Sultan

William Henry AshleyWilliam Henry Ashley
30th November, American
Miner
Mariano MorenoMariano Moreno
23rd September, Argentinian
Lawyer

Coenraad Jacob TemminckCoenraad Jacob Temminck
31st March, Dutch
Zoologist

John StrachanJohn Strachan
12th April, Canadian, Scottish
Bishop
Henry PhillpottsHenry Phillpotts
6th May, British
Bishop

Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de MartignacJean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac
20th June, French
Statesman
James Kirke PauldingJames Kirke Paulding
22nd August, American
Writer

Joseph LancasterJoseph Lancaster
25th November, British
Educator

A. P. de CandolleA. P. de Candolle
4th February, Swiss
Swiss botanist
Franz Anton von Kolowrat-LiebsteinskyFranz Anton von Kolowrat-Liebsteinsky
31st January, Austrian
Statesman

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Thomas BrownThomas Brown
9th January, Scottish
Philosopher
Godert van der CapellenGodert van der Capellen
15th December, Dutch
Statesman

Mary Anne TalbotMary Anne Talbot
2nd February, British
Soldier

Jacques Joseph Champollion-FigeacJacques Joseph Champollion-Figeac
5th October, French
Archaeologist

Pierre BretonneauPierre Bretonneau
3rd April, French
Physician
Isaac GoldsmidIsaac Goldsmid
13th January, British
British political activist
Agathon Jean François FainAgathon Jean François Fain
11th January, French
Historian

Felix de AndreisFelix de Andreis
1st May, Italian
Priest

Suzanne DouvillierSuzanne Douvillier
28th September, French, American
Ballerina

William O'BryanWilliam O'Bryan
6th February, British
Preacher