Famous People Born In 1788

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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.
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 1 
Sacagawea
(Interpreter)
Sacagawea
18
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Salmon
Died: 1812 AD
 2 
Arthur Schopenhauer
(German Philosopher Best Known for His Work ‘The World as Will and Representation’)
Arthur Schopenhauer
12
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: September 21, 1860
 3 
Lord Byron
(One of the Greatest English Poets of the 19th Century and a Leading Figure of the Romantic Movement)
Lord Byron
24
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 19, 1824
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Robert Peel
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834 – 1835, 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
 6 
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
 8 
Augustin-Jean Fresnel
1
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Broglie (Eure)
Died: July 14, 1827
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Catherine Pavlovna of Russia
0
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Catherine Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: January 9, 1819
 10 
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
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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
 12 
Sarah Goodridge
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Templeton, Massachusetts, United Stafes
Died: December 28, 1853
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Athanasios Diakos
(Military commander)
Athanasios Diakos
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Central Greece
Died: April 24, 1821
 14 
Mohammed bin Thani
(Politician)
Mohammed bin Thani
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Fuwayrit, Qatar
Died: December 18, 1878
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Christian Jürgensen Thomsen
0
Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: May 21, 1865
 16 
Margaret Taylor
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Margaret Taylor
1
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calvert County, Maryland, United States
Died: August 14, 1852
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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 
Sarah Josepha Hale
(American author)
Sarah Josepha Hale
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newport, New Hampshire, United States
Died: April 30, 1879
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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
 20 
Alexander Campbell
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Broughshane, County Antrim, Ireland
Died: March 4, 1866
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Pavel Kiselyov
(Reformer)
Pavel Kiselyov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 26, 1872
 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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Friedrich Rückert
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schweinfurt, Germany
Died: January 31, 1866
Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet
1
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: May 6, 1856
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Étienne Cabet
(Philosopher)
Étienne Cabet
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: November 9, 1856
 26 
Thomas Blanchard
0
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sutton
Died: April 16, 1864
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Momolu Duwalu Bukele
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Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liberia
Died: October 1, 1888
 28 
William Strickland
0
Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Navesink, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 6, 1854
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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
 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
(British Radical Reformer and Poet)
Samuel Bamford
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Middleton, England
Died: April 13, 1872
 32 
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
 33 
Henriette Pressburg
(Mother of Karl Marx)
Henriette Pressburg
1
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Died: November 30, 1863
 34 
Hugh Clapperton
(Naval Officer)
Hugh Clapperton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Annan, Scotland
Died: April 13, 1827
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
Carl Mayer von Rothschild
2
Listed In: Bankers
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: March 10, 1855
Princess Augusta of Bavaria
1
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: May 13, 1851
Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes
0
Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Perthes, France
Died: August 5, 1868
Pierre-Joseph Pelletier
0
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 19, 1842
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Mikhail Shchepkin
(The Father of Realist Acting in Russia)
Mikhail Shchepkin
0
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belogrod, Russia
Died: August 11, 1863
Archduke Rudolf of Austria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Laxenburg castles, Austria
Died: July 24, 1831
 42 
Basil Hall
(Naval officer)
Basil Hall
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dunglass, Scotland
Died: September 11, 1844
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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
Abigail Goodrich Whittelsey
0
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ridgefield, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 16, 1858
 45 
Thomas Tredgold
(Engineer)
Thomas Tredgold
0
Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brandon Village, England
Died: January 28, 1829
 46 
Somdej Toh
1
Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tha Ruea, Ayutthaya, Siam, Thailand
Died: June 22, 1872
 47 
Károly Kisfaludy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tét, Hungary
Died: November 21, 1830
Princess Wilhelmine of Baden
2
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: January 27, 1836
 49 
Theodore Hook
(Man of Letters)
Theodore Hook
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 24, 1841
 50 
Edward Sabine
(Astronomer Known for His Studies of Earth’s Magnetic Field)
Edward Sabine
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: June 26, 1883