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.

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 Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frederick County, Maryland, United States
Died: January 11, 1843

 2 Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 20, 1852

 3 Stephen Decatur

Stephen Decatur
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: March 22, 1820
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 4 Jöns Jacob Berzelius

Jöns Jacob Berzelius
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist, Non-fiction writer, University teacher
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Östergötland
Died: August 7, 1848
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 5 Carl Ritter

Carl Ritter
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Listed In: Geographers
Famous As: Co-founder of Modern Geography
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Quedlinburg, Germany
Died: September 28, 1859

 6 Zebulon Pike

Zebulon Pike
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Listed In: Explorers
Famous As: Explorer, Military personnel
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lamberton, New Jersey
Died: April 27, 1813
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 7 Clement Clarke Moore

Clement Clarke Moore
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: July 10, 1863
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 8 Mustafa IV

Mustafa IV
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istanbul
Died: November 17, 1808
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 9 Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia

Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 27, 1831

 10 Peter Mark Roget

Peter Mark Roget
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Famous As: Lexicographer
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Soho
Died: September 12, 1869
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 11 Madeleine Sophie Barat

Madeleine Sophie Barat
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Joigny, France
Died: May 25, 1865

 12 John By

John By
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Famous As: Military Engineer
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lambeth,London, England
Died: February 1, 1836
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 13 Elizabeth Alexeievna

Elizabeth Alexeievna
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Baden
Died: May 16, 1826

 14 William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former British Prime Minister
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 24, 1848
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 15 Joseph Clement

Joseph Clement
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Asby, England
Died: February 28, 1844

 16 Jean Coralli

Jean Coralli
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Ballet dancer
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 1, 1854
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 17 Francis IV, Duke of Modena

Francis IV, Duke of Modena
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: January 21, 1846

 18 Mountstuart Elphinstone

Mountstuart Elphinstone
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
Died: November 20, 1859
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 19 Antoine-Henri Jomini

Antoine-Henri Jomini
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military general
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Payerne, Switzerland
Died: March 24, 1869

 20 Charles Chubb

Charles Chubb
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Fordingbridge, England
Died: May 16, 1845
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 21 Joseph Story

Joseph Story
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer & Jurist
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marblehead
Died: September 10, 1845

 22 Joel Roberts Poinsett

Joel Roberts Poinsett
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 12, 1851
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 23 John Galt

John Galt
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland
Died: April 11, 1839

 24 Shah Ismail Dehlvi

Shah Ismail Dehlvi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Phulat, India
Died: May 6, 1831
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 25 Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Annacotty, Ireland
Died: March 2, 1869

 26 Lorenz Oken

Lorenz Oken
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Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bohlsbach, Germany
Died: August 11, 1851
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 27 Friedrich Carl von Savigny

Friedrich Carl von Savigny
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: October 25, 1861

 28 Horace Smith

Horace Smith
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 12, 1849
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 29 Adam Oehlenschläger

Adam Oehlenschläger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 20, 1850

 30 Nathaniel Wells

Nathaniel Wells
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Famous As: Magistrate, Slaveholder
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Died: May 13, 1852

 31 Louis de Freycinet

Louis de Freycinet
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Listed In: Explorers
Famous As: Navigator
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montélimar, France
Died: August 18, 1841

 32 Paul Moody

Paul Moody
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: American inventor and mechanic
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Byfield, Massachusetts
Died: July 5, 1831

 33 Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Germany
Died: March 14, 1824

 34 William Hedley

William Hedley
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died: January 9, 1843

 35 Auguste Gaspard Louis Desnoyers

Auguste Gaspard Louis Desnoyers
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Engraver
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 16, 1857

 36 Franciszek Ksawery Drucki-Lubecki

Franciszek Ksawery Drucki-Lubecki
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pogost-Zagorodskii, Belarus
Died: May 28, 1846

 37 Herman Wedel Jarlsberg

Herman Wedel Jarlsberg
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: August 27, 1840