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 (1818-24))
Stamford Raffles
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
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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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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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
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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Karl Friedrich Schinkel
(architect, painter)
Karl Friedrich Schinkel
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Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neuruppin
Died: October 9, 1841
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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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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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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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Jean Amilcar
(Louis XVI's son)
Jean Amilcar
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Senegal
Died: 1793 AD
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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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
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
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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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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
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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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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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Sydney, Lady Morgan
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 14, 1859
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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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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
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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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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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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
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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
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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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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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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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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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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Johann Friedrich Meckel
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Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Halle, Germany
Died: October 31, 1833
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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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Samuel Hall
(Engineer)
Samuel Hall
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Basford, England
Died: November 21, 1863