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.

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 John James Audubon

John James Audubon
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Famous As: Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Les Cayes
Died: January 27, 1851

 2 Mahmud II

Mahmud II
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Sultan of Ottoman Empire
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: July 1, 1839

 3 Lady Caroline Lamb

Lady Caroline Lamb
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Aristocrat
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dorset, England
Died: January 25, 1828
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 4 Jacob Grimm

Jacob Grimm
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hanau, Germany
Died: September 20, 1863
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 5 Louis XVII

Louis XVII
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: June 8, 1795

 6 Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: August 27, 1851
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 7 William Beaumont

William Beaumont
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Listed In: Surgeons
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lebanon, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 25, 1853
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 8 Karl Drais

Karl Drais
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Inventor, Forester
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: December 10, 1851
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 9 Diponegoro

Diponegoro
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Died: January 8, 1855

 10 Lin Zexu

Lin Zexu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Official
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fuzhou, China
Died: November 22, 1850
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 11 Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Weymouth, England
Died: January 23, 1866

 12 John McLean

John McLean
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Jurist and politician
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 4, 1861
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 13 Oliver Hazard Perry

Oliver Hazard Perry
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Former U.S. naval officer who became a national hero when he defeated a British squadron in the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
Died: August 23, 1819

 14 Friedrich Kalkbrenner

Friedrich Kalkbrenner
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: near Kassel, Germany
Died: June 10, 1849
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 15 Charles Joseph, comte de Flahaut

Charles Joseph, comte de Flahaut
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military general
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 1, 1870

 16 William Jackson Hooker

William Jackson Hooker
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norwich, England
Died: August 12, 1865
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 17 Peter Cartwright

Peter Cartwright
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amherst County, Virginia, United States
Died: September 25, 1872

 18 Florestan, Prince of Monaco

Florestan, Prince of Monaco
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 20, 1856
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 19 Jean Charles Athanase Peltier

Jean Charles Athanase Peltier
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ham, France
Died: October 27, 1845

 20 William Prout

William Prout
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Horton, England
Died: April 9, 1850
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 21 Henry Miller Shreve

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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States
Died: March 6, 1851

 22 Charles Xavier Thomas

Charles Xavier Thomas
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Colmar, France
Died: March 12, 1870
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 23 Edward Bransfield

Edward Bransfield
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ballinacurra, County Cork, Ireland
Died: October 31, 1852

 24 Hans Karl von Diebitsch

Hans Karl von Diebitsch
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wielka Lipa, Poland
Died: June 10, 1831
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 25 Prince Paul of Württemberg

Prince Paul of Württemberg
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 16, 1852

 26 Seth Thomas

Seth Thomas
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Famous As: Clockmaker
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wolcott, Connecticut, United States
Died: January 29, 1859
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 27 Thomas De Quincey

Thomas De Quincey
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Essayist
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manchester
Died: December 8, 1859

 28 William Francis Patrick Napier

William Francis Patrick Napier
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Celbridge, Ireland
Died: February 12, 1860
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 29 Zwangendaba

Zwangendaba
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: African king
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Not known
Died: 1848 AD

 30 Friedrich Christoph Dahlmann

Friedrich Christoph Dahlmann
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wismar, Germany
Died: December 5, 1860

 31 Thomas Barnes

Thomas Barnes
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 7, 1841

 32 Alessandro Manzoni

Alessandro Manzoni
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist and Philosopher.
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: May 22, 1873

 33 Étienne Constantin de Gerlache

Étienne Constantin de Gerlache
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belgium
Died: February 10, 1871

 34 Pierre Louis Dulong

Pierre Louis Dulong
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: July 19, 1838

 35 Jonker Afrikaner

Jonker Afrikaner
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: South Africa
Died: August 18, 1861

 36 Jean-Louis Michel

Jean-Louis Michel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Fencer
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Saint-Domingue
Died: 1865 AD

 37 Alphonse Bérenger de la Drôme

Alphonse Bérenger de la Drôme
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Valence, France
Died: March 1, 1866

 38 August Immanuel Bekker

August Immanuel Bekker
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 7, 1871

 39 Claude-Louis Navier

Claude-Louis Navier
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: physicist, economist, mathematician, engineer of roads and bridges
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Burlada
Died: August 21, 1836

 40 David Wilkie

David Wilkie
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cults, Scotland
Died: June 1, 1841

 41 Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
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Listed In: Socialites
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: April 4, 1879

 42 Shah Shujah Durrani

Shah Shujah Durrani
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: April 5, 1842

 43 Bettina von Arnim

Bettina von Arnim
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Former Writer most famously wrote the 1835 work, Goethes Briefwechsel mit einem Kinde (Goethe's correspondence with a child)
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: January 20, 1859

 44 Jeongye Daewongun

Jeongye Daewongun
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 21st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Korea
Died: November 2, 1841

 45 James Pollard Espy

James Pollard Espy
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Listed In: Meteorologists
Famous As: Meteorologist
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Westmorland County, Canada
Died: January 24, 1860

 46 Adam Sedgwick

Adam Sedgwick
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Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dent
Died: January 27, 1873

 47 Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge

Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Governor-General of India
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wrotham, England
Died: September 24, 1856

 48 José Miguel Carrera

José Miguel Carrera
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chile
Died: September 4, 1821

 49 Charles Metcalfe, 1st Baron Metcalfe

Charles Metcalfe, 1st Baron Metcalfe
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Famous As: Government Official
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: September 5, 1846

 50 Gesche Gottfried

Gesche Gottfried
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Listed In: Serial Killers
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: April 21, 1831