Famous People Born In 1779

Discover the most famous people born in 1779. The list includes people like William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Francis Scott Key, Thomas Moore, Joseph Story, Carl Ritter and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, explorers, historians and political leaders born in 1779. This list includes people from England, United States and many more countries.

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount MelbourneWilliam Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
15th March, British
Former British Prime Minister
Francis Scott KeyFrancis Scott Key
1st August, American
Lawyer

Thomas MooreThomas Moore
28th May, Irish
Poet

Carl RitterCarl Ritter
7th August, German
Co-founder of Modern Geography

Peter Mark RogetPeter Mark Roget
18th January, British
Lexicographer

Joseph StoryJoseph Story
18th September, American
Lawyer & Jurist
Clement Clarke MooreClement Clarke Moore
15th July, American
Author

Mustafa IVMustafa IV
8th September, Turkish
Sultan

Zebulon PikeZebulon Pike
5th January, American
Explorer, Military personnel
Grand Duke Constantine Pavlovich of RussiaGrand Duke Constantine Pavlovich of Russia
27th April, Russian
 

Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of RussiaGrand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia
27th April, Russian
Duke
Stephen DecaturStephen Decatur
5th January, American
Officer

Jöns Jacob BerzeliusJöns Jacob Berzelius
20th August, Swedish
Chemist, Non-fiction writer, University teacher

Joel Roberts PoinsettJoel Roberts Poinsett
2nd March, American
Physician

Antoine-Henri JominiAntoine-Henri Jomini
6th March, Swiss, French
Military general

Madeleine Sophie BaratMadeleine Sophie Barat
12th December, French
Saint
Mountstuart ElphinstoneMountstuart Elphinstone
6th October, British, Scottish
Statesman

Friedrich Carl von SavignyFriedrich Carl von Savigny
21st February, German, Prussian
Jurist

Shah Ismail DehlviShah Ismail Dehlvi
26th April, Indian
Scholar

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount GoughHugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough
3rd November, Irish, British
Officer
John GaltJohn Galt
2nd May, Scottish
Novelist

Lorenz OkenLorenz Oken
1st August, German
Naturalist
Horace SmithHorace Smith
31st December, British
Poet

John ByJohn By
7th August, British
Military Engineer

Adam OehlenschlägerAdam Oehlenschläger
14th November, Danish
Poet
Louis de FreycinetLouis de Freycinet
7th August, French
Navigator

Paul MoodyPaul Moody
23rd May, American
American inventor and mechanic
Jean CoralliJean Coralli
15th January, French
Ballet dancer

William HedleyWilliam Hedley
13th July, British
Engineer

Joseph ClementJoseph Clement
13th June, British
Engineer
Franciszek Ksawery Drucki-LubeckiFranciszek Ksawery Drucki-Lubecki
16th December, Belarusian, Polish
Politician

Herman Wedel JarlsbergHerman Wedel Jarlsberg
21st September, French, Norwegian
Statesman
Auguste Gaspard Louis DesnoyersAuguste Gaspard Louis Desnoyers
19th December, French
Engraver

Charles ChubbCharles Chubb
30th November, British
Businessman