Famous People Born In 1781

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Discover the most famous people born in 1781. The list includes people like George Stephenson, Stamford Raffles, René Laennec, Eugène de Beauharnais, Siméon Denis Poisson and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include philosophers, botanists, poets and mathematicians born in 1781. This list includes people from Germany, England, United States & France and many more countries.
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George Stephenson
(Father of Railways)
George Stephenson
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Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wylam
Died: August 12, 1848
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René Laennec
(Inventor of Stethoscope)
René Laennec
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Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quimper, France
Died: August 13, 1826
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Stamford Raffles
(Lieutenant-Governor of Bencoolen and Founder of Modern Singapore and the Straits Settlements)
Stamford Raffles
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Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Port Morant, Jamaica
Died: July 5, 1826
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Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, France
Died: June 4, 1789
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David Brewster
(Scientist)
David Brewster
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jedburgh, Scotland
Died: February 10, 1868
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Bernard Bolzano
(Mathematician)
Bernard Bolzano
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died: December 18, 1848
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Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
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Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: August 12, 1860
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Siméon Denis Poisson
(Mathematician)
Siméon Denis Poisson
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pithiviers, France
Died: April 25, 1840
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Robert Mills
(American architect)
Robert Mills
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Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: March 3, 1855
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Anton Diabelli
(Music Publisher)
Anton Diabelli
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mattsee, Austria
Died: April 7, 1858
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Karl Friedrich Schinkel
(Prussian Painter, City Planner, and Architect)
Karl Friedrich Schinkel
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Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neuruppin
Died: October 9, 1841
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Mauro Giuliani
(Guitarist)
Mauro Giuliani
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bisceglie, Italy
Died: May 8, 1829
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Joseph Karl Stieler
(Former painter who is known for creating Neoclassical portraits and was the royal court painter of the Bavarian kings from 1820 until 1855)
Joseph Karl Stieler
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: April 9, 1858
 14 
Swaminarayan
(Religious leader)
Swaminarayan
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Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chhapaiya, India
Died: June 1, 1830
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Rebecca Gratz
(Educator)
Rebecca Gratz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: August 27, 1869
Alexander von Benckendorff
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: October 5, 1844
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Lemuel Shaw
(Jurist)
Lemuel Shaw
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 30, 1861
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Tom Cribb
(Boxer)
Tom Cribb
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Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: May 11, 1848
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Francis Leggatt Chantrey
(British Sculptor)
Francis Leggatt Chantrey
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Norton, England
Died: November 25, 1841
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Louis-Mathieu Molé
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Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 23, 1855
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Adelbert von Chamisso
(German Poet Who Was Also a Noted Botanist and Philologist)
Adelbert von Chamisso
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sivry-Ante, France
Died: August 21, 1838
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Karl Christian Friedrich Krause
(Philosopher, University teacher)
Karl Christian Friedrich Krause
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eisenberg
Died: September 27, 1832
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Francisco Espoz y Mina
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Idocin, Idocin, Spain
Died: December 24, 1836
 24 
Jean Amilcar
(Louis XVI's son)
Jean Amilcar
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Senegal
Died: 1793 AD
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Eugène de Beauharnais
(French Nobleman and Military Commander Who Was Napoleon Bonaparte's Stepson)
Eugène de Beauharnais
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 21, 1824
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Achim von Arnim
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: January 21, 1831
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William I of Württemberg
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lubin, Poland
Died: June 25, 1864
 28 
Ebenezer Elliott
(English Poet)
Ebenezer Elliott
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rotherham, England
Died: December 1, 1849
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James Lawrence
(Naval Officer)
James Lawrence
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Listed In: Sailors
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burlington, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 4, 1813
 30 
Vincent Novello
(Composer)
Vincent Novello
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 9, 1861
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John Wesley Jarvis
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: South Shields, England
Died: January 14, 1839
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Sydney, Lady Morgan
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 14, 1859
 33 
Andrés Bello
(An Exemplary Figure in the History of Spanish American Culture Noted for His Work as a Naturalist)
Andrés Bello
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caracas
Died: October 15, 1865
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Frederica of Baden
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Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: September 25, 1826
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Pedro de Sousa Holstein, duque de Palmela
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Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: October 12, 1850
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Thomas Stewart Traill
(British Physician, Chemist, Meteorologist, Zoologist and Scholar of Medical Jurisprudence)
Thomas Stewart Traill
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orkney, Scotland
Died: July 30, 1862
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Valentín Gómez Farías
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
Died: July 5, 1858
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Louis Duport
(French Ballet Dancer, Ballet Composer and Ballet Master)
Louis Duport
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 19, 1853
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Pompee Valentin Vastey
(Haitian Politician, Educator, and Writer)
Pompee Valentin Vastey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Saint-Domingue
Died: September 30, 1820
François-Joseph Naderman
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 2, 1835
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Johann Friedrich Meckel
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Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Halle, Germany
Died: October 31, 1833
 42 
François Habeneck
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charleville-Mézières, France
Died: February 8, 1849
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Samuel Hall
(Engineer)
Samuel Hall
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Basford, England
Died: November 21, 1863