Famous People Born In 1787

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Discover the most famous people born in 1787. The list includes people like Delphine LaLaurie, Sarah Baartman, Shaka, Louis Daguerre, François Guizot and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include historians, economists, political leaders and educators born in 1787. This list includes people from England, France, Germany & United States and many more countries.
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Shaka
(Zulu Emperor)
Shaka
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Died: September 22, 1828
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Sarah Baartman
(A Freak Show Attraction)
Sarah Baartman
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Gamtoos River, Kouga Local Municipality, South Africa
Died: 1815 AD
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Louis Daguerre
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France
Died: July 10, 1851
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Vuk Stefanović Karadžić
(Philologist, Anthropologist and Linguist)
Vuk Stefanović Karadžić
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Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tršić, Serbia
Died: February 7, 1864
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Jan Evangelista Purkinje
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Listed In: Physiologists
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Libochovice, Bohemia
Died: July 28, 1869
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Died: September 10, 1851
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Emma Willard
(American activist)
Emma Willard
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 15, 1870
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William Etty
(Painter)
William Etty
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York
Died: November 13, 1849
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Mary Russell Mitford
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Alresford, England
Died: January 10, 1855
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John J. Crittenden
(Politician)
John J. Crittenden
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Versailles, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 26, 1863
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Joseph von Fraunhofer
(Physicist, Astronomer, Chemist)
Joseph von Fraunhofer
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Straubing
Died: June 7, 1826
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Franz Xaver Gruber
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hochburg-Ach, Austria
Died: June 7, 1863
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Sir Harry Smith, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Whittlesey, England
Died: October 12, 1860
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Ninomiya Sontoku
(Philosopher)
Ninomiya Sontoku
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Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: November 17, 1856
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Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: March 21, 1862
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Otto von Kotzebue
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: February 15, 1846
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Richard Whately
(British Philosopher, Economist, Theologian and Former Archbishop of Dublin)
Richard Whately
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Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cavendish Square, London, England
Died: October 8, 1863
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Ludwig Uhland
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Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tübingen, Germany
Died: November 13, 1862
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Konstantin Batyushkov
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vologda, Russia
Died: July 19, 1855
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William Becknell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Amherst County, Virginia, United States
Died: April 30, 1865
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Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Mostaganem, Algeria
Died: 1859 AD
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Rasmus Rask
(Danish Linguist and Philologist Known for His Contributions to Comparative Linguistics)
Rasmus Rask
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Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: November 14, 1832
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Karl Ferdinand von Gräfe
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Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: July 4, 1840
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Edmund Kean
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: City of Westminster, London
Died: May 15, 1833
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Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: May 2, 1869
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Charles Armitage Brown
(Known for friend of Keats)
Charles Armitage Brown
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Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 5, 1842
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James Weddell
(Navigator)
James Weddell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ostend, Belgium
Died: September 9, 1834
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John Richardson
(Surgeon and Explorer)
John Richardson
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Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dumfries, Scotland
Died: June 5, 1865
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Keying
(Statesman)
Keying
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Birthdate: 21st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: June 29, 1858
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William Conybeare
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Listed In: Geologists
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 12, 1857
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Thomas Say
(Entomologist)
Thomas Say
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 10, 1834
Christian Friedrich, Baron Stockmar
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Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: July 9, 1863
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Robert L. Stevens
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 20, 1856
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Charles Cowden Clarke
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Enfield, England
Died: March 13, 1877
Francisco de Paula Martínez de la Rosa y Berdejo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: February 7, 1862
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François Guizot
(Politician, Diplomat, Historian, Translator, Writer, Literary critic, Carpenter)
François Guizot
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nîmes
Died: September 12, 1874
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Alexey Fyodorovich Orlov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 21, 1862
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Jan Zygmunt Skrzynecki
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zebrak, Poland
Died: December 1, 1860
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André Coindre
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: May 30, 1826
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Claudius Rich
(Businessman)
Claudius Rich
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: October 5, 1821
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Tharrawaddy Min
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amarapura, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: November 17, 1846
Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Monza, Italy
Died: April 7, 1816
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Anna Colas Pépin
(Businesswoman)
Anna Colas Pépin
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Listed In: Business Women
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Senegal
Died: 1872 AD
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Samuel Cunard
(Magnate)
Samuel Cunard
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Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
Died: April 28, 1865
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Guillaume Henri Dufour
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Konstanz, Germany
Died: July 14, 1875
Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sommerda, Germany
Died: December 9, 1867