Famous People Born In 1785

Discover the most famous people born in 1785. The list includes people like John James Audubon, Lady Caroline Lamb, Mahmud II, Thomas De Quincey, Louis XVII of France and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, poets, educators and composers born in 1785. This list includes people from England, United States, Germany and many more countries.

Mahmud IIMahmud II
20th July, Turkish
Sultan of Ottoman Empire
John James AudubonJohn James Audubon
26th April, American
Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist

Lady Caroline LambLady Caroline Lamb
13th November, British
Novelist

Thomas De QuinceyThomas De Quincey
15th August, British
Essayist

Louis XVII of FranceLouis XVII of France
27th March, French
King

Oliver Hazard PerryOliver Hazard Perry
23rd August, American
Officer
Jacob GrimmJacob Grimm
4th January, German
Philologist

Lin ZexuLin Zexu
30th August, Chinese
Official

Alessandro ManzoniAlessandro Manzoni
7th March, Italian
Italian poet
William BeaumontWilliam Beaumont
21st November, American
Surgeon

John McLeanJohn McLean
11th March, American
Jurist and politician
DiponegoroDiponegoro
11th November, Indonesian
Prince

Karl DraisKarl Drais
29th April, German
Inventor, Forester

Thomas Love PeacockThomas Love Peacock
18th October, British
Novelist

Shah Shujah DurraniShah Shujah Durrani
4th November, Afghan
Ruler

Elizabeth Patterson BonaparteElizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
6th February, American
Socialite
Bettina von ArnimBettina von Arnim
4th April, German
Writer, Salon-holder, Composer, Novelist

Claude-Louis NavierClaude-Louis Navier
10th February, French
physicist, economist, mathematician, engineer of

Adam SedgwickAdam Sedgwick
22nd March, British
Geologist

Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount HardingeHenry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge
30th March, British
Former Governor-General of India
Charles Metcalfe, 1st Baron MetcalfeCharles Metcalfe, 1st Baron Metcalfe
30th January, Indian, British
Government Official

Friedrich KalkbrennerFriedrich Kalkbrenner
7th November, German
Musician
José Miguel CarreraJosé Miguel Carrera
15th October, Chilean
Military officer

William Jackson HookerWilliam Jackson Hooker
6th July, British
Botanist

ZwangendabaZwangendaba
30th November, Central African
African king
Edward BransfieldEdward Bransfield
30th November, Irish
Explorer

Henry Miller ShreveHenry Miller Shreve
21st October, American
Inventor
Hans Karl von DiebitschHans Karl von Diebitsch
13th May, German, Polish
Soldier

Charles Xavier ThomasCharles Xavier Thomas
5th May, French
Inventor

William ProutWilliam Prout
15th January, British
Chemist
Jean Charles Athanase PeltierJean Charles Athanase Peltier
22nd February, French
Physicist

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Charles Joseph, comte de FlahautCharles Joseph, comte de Flahaut
21st April, French
Military general
William Francis Patrick NapierWilliam Francis Patrick Napier
7th December, Irish
Soldier

Adam Wilhelm MoltkeAdam Wilhelm Moltke
25th August, Danish
Political leader

Henry WheatonHenry Wheaton
27th November, American
Lawyer

August Immanuel BekkerAugust Immanuel Bekker
21st May, German
Philologist
Pierre Louis DulongPierre Louis Dulong
12th February, French
Physicist
Nachman KrochmalNachman Krochmal
17th February, Ukrainian
Philosopher

Étienne Constantin de GerlacheÉtienne Constantin de Gerlache
25th December, Belgian
Statesman

Karl August Varnhagen von EnseKarl August Varnhagen von Ense
21st February, German
Biographer

Friedrich Christoph DahlmannFriedrich Christoph Dahlmann
13th May, German
Historian
James Pollard EspyJames Pollard Espy
9th May, Canadian, American
Meteorologist

Thomas BarnesThomas Barnes
11th September, British
Journalist

Seth ThomasSeth Thomas
19th August, American
Clockmaker

David WilkieDavid Wilkie
18th November, British
 

Peter CartwrightPeter Cartwright
1st September, American
Preacher
Victor de BroglieVictor de Broglie
28th November, French
Politician

Alphonse Bérenger de la DrômeAlphonse Bérenger de la Drôme
31st May, French
Lawyer