Famous People Born In 1788

Discover the most famous people born in 1788. The list includes people like Lord Byron, Arthur Schopenhauer, Sacagawea, Robert Peel, Victor of Aveyron and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, philosophers, novelists and prime ministers born in 1788. This list includes people from United States, France, England & 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 
Sacagawea
(Interpreter)

Sacagawea
16
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Salmon
Died: 1812 AD

 2 
Lord Byron
(Baron Byron)

Lord Byron
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 19, 1824

 3 
Arthur Schopenhauer
(Philosopher)

Arthur Schopenhauer
9
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: September 21, 1860
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Robert Peel
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1841-1846))

Robert Peel
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire, England
Died: July 2, 1850
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James Alexander Hamilton
(Son of Alexander Hamilton)

James Alexander Hamilton
0
Listed In: Lawyers
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: September 24, 1878

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Victor of Aveyron
(Feral Child)

Victor of Aveyron
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Aveyron, France
Died: 1828 AD
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Adoniram Judson
(Missionary)

Adoniram Judson
2
Listed In: Preachers
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Malden
Died: April 12, 1850
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Augustin-Jean Fresnel
1
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Broglie (Eure)
Died: July 14, 1827
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 9 
Sarah Josepha Hale
(American author)

Sarah Josepha Hale
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newport, New Hampshire, United States
Died: April 30, 1879

Catherine Pavlovna of Russia
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Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Catherine Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: January 9, 1819
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Rama III
(King of Siam)

Rama III
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: April 2, 1851

 12 
Margaret Taylor
(Former First Lady of the United States)

Margaret Taylor
0
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calvert County, Maryland, United States
Died: August 14, 1852
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 13 
Mohammed bin Thani
(Politician)

Mohammed bin Thani
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Fuwayrit, Qatar
Died: December 18, 1878

 14 

Christian Jürgensen Thomsen
0
Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: May 21, 1865
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Sarah Goodridge
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Templeton, Massachusetts, United Stafes
Died: December 28, 1853

 16 
Henriette Pressburg
(Mother of Karl Marx)

Henriette Pressburg
0
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Died: November 30, 1863
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 17 
James Gadsden
(Diplomat)

James Gadsden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 26, 1858

 18 
Athanasios Diakos
(Military commander)

Athanasios Diakos
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Central Greece
Died: April 24, 1821
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Abdul Momin
(24th Sultan of Brunei)

Abdul Momin
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Died: May 30, 1885

 20 
Pavel Kiselyov
(Reformer)

Pavel Kiselyov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 26, 1872
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 21 
Richard Harris Barham
(Writer, Priest)

Richard Harris Barham
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Canterbury, Kent, England
Died: June 17, 1845

 22 
Houkje Gerrits Bouma
(Speed skater)

Houkje Gerrits Bouma
0
Listed In: Speed Skaters
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Akkerwoude, Netherlands
Died: August 8, 1857
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 23 

Friedrich Rückert
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schweinfurt, Germany
Died: January 31, 1866

 24 
FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan
(Was a British Army officer. When a junior officer, he served in the Peninsular War)

FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Badminton, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 28, 1855
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Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet
1
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: May 6, 1856

 26 

Momolu Duwalu Bukele
0
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liberia
Died: October 1, 1888
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Alexander Campbell
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Broughshane, County Antrim, Ireland
Died: March 4, 1866

 28 
Étienne Cabet
(Philosopher)

Étienne Cabet
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: November 9, 1856
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 29 

William Strickland
0
Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Navesink, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 6, 1854

 30 
David d'Angers
(Sculptor)

David d'Angers
0
Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Angers, France
Died: January 4, 1856

 31 

Samuel Bamford
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Middleton, England
Died: April 13, 1872

 32 
Edward Sabine
(Astronomer Known for His Studies of Earth’s Magnetic Field)

Edward Sabine
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: June 26, 1883

Carl Mayer von Rothschild
2
Listed In: Bankers
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: March 10, 1855

 34 
Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
(Known for His Novel ‘Aus Dem Leben Eines Taugenichts’)

Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Łubowice, Poland
Died: November 26, 1857

 35 
Mary Prince
(Autobiographer of The History of Mary Prince (1831))

Mary Prince
0
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bermuda
Died: 1833 AD

 36 
Tomás de Zumalacárregui
(Spanish military leader)

Tomás de Zumalacárregui
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ormaiztegui, Spain
Died: June 24, 1835

Infante Carlos, Count of Molina
1
Listed In: Noblemen
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Aranjuez, Aranjuez, Spain
Died: March 10, 1855

Archduke Rudolf of Austria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Laxenburg castles, Austria
Died: July 24, 1831

Princess Augusta of Bavaria
1
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: May 13, 1851

 40 
Ranavalona I
(Antananarivo, Madagascar)

Ranavalona I
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ambatomanoina, Madagascar
Died: August 16, 1861

 41 
David G. Burnet
(Early politician within the Republic of Texas, serving as interim President of Texas (1836 and again in 1841))

David G. Burnet
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 5, 1870

 42 

Mikhail Shchepkin
0
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belogrod, Russia
Died: August 11, 1863

 43 
Hugh Clapperton
(Naval Officer)

Hugh Clapperton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Annan, Scotland
Died: April 13, 1827

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Somdej Toh
1
Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tha Ruea, Ayutthaya, Siam, Thailand
Died: June 22, 1872

Pierre-Joseph Pelletier
0
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 19, 1842

Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes
0
Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Perthes, France
Died: August 5, 1868

 47 

Thomas Blanchard
0
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sutton
Died: April 16, 1864

 48 
Basil Hall
(Naval officer)

Basil Hall
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dunglass, Scotland
Died: September 11, 1844

Princess Wilhelmine of Baden
2
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: January 27, 1836

 50 
Thomas Tredgold
(Engineer)

Thomas Tredgold
0
Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brandon Village, England
Died: January 28, 1829