Famous People Born In 1789

Discover the most famous people born in 1789. The list includes people like James Fenimore Cooper, Josiah Henson, Augustin-Louis Cauchy, Georg Ohm, William Christopher Zeise and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, social reformers and novelists born in 1789. This list includes people from United States, England, Germany and many more countries.
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James Fenimore Cooper
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Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burlington, New Jersey
Died: September 14, 1851
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Georg Ohm
(Physicist & Mathematician)
Georg Ohm
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Erlangen, Germany
Died: July 6, 1854
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Augustin-Louis Cauchy
(Mathematician)
Augustin-Louis Cauchy
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: May 23, 1857
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Josiah Henson
(Abolitionist)
Josiah Henson
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Listed In: Social Reformers
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland, United States
Died: May 5, 1883
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Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt
(Viceroy of Egypt)
Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Drama, Greece
Died: November 10, 1848
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Friedrich List
(Economist, University teacher, Journalist)
Friedrich List
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Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Reutlingen
Died: November 30, 1846
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Abbas Mirza
(Crown prince of Iran)
Abbas Mirza
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Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nava, Iran
Died: October 25, 1833
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Hiram Bingham I
(Leader of the First Group of American Protestant Missionaries to Introduce Christianity to the Hawaiian Islands)
Hiram Bingham I
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bennington, Vermont, United States
Died: November 11, 1869
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Carl Gustav Carus
(German Painter and Physiologist Who Created the Concept of the Vertebrate Archetype.)
Carl Gustav Carus
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Listed In: Physiologists
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 28, 1869
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Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel
(Princess)
Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel
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Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gottorp, Schleswig, Duchy of Schleswig
Died: March 13, 1867
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Richard Bright
(Physician)
Richard Bright
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Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: December 16, 1858
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William Turner of Oxford
(Painter who specialised in watercolour landscapes)
William Turner of Oxford
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Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: August 7, 1862
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Richard Oastler
(British Industrial Reformer)
Richard Oastler
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Listed In: Social Reformers
Birthdate: 20th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: August 22, 1861
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William Cranch Bond
(American Astronomer)
William Cranch Bond
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Falmouth, Maine, United States
Died: January 29, 1859
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Benjamin Lundy
(American Quaker Abolitionist)
Benjamin Lundy
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Listed In: Publishers
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hardwick Township, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 22, 1839
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John Ramsay McCulloch
(Economist)
John Ramsay McCulloch
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Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Whithorn, Scotland
Died: November 11, 1864
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Thomas Pringle
(First Successful English Language Poet and Author to Describe South Africa’s Scenery, Native Peoples, and Living Conditions)
Thomas Pringle
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: December 5, 1834
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John Martin
(engraver, painter)
John Martin
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Haydon Bridge
Died: February 17, 1854
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Cesare Balbo
(Writer)
Cesare Balbo
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: June 3, 1853
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William Christopher Zeise
(Danish Organic Chemist Known for Synthesising 'Zeise's Salt' and Discovering 'Xanthates')
William Christopher Zeise
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Slagelse, Denmark
Died: November 12, 1847
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Stéphanie de Beauharnais
(Grand Duchess consort)
Stéphanie de Beauharnais
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Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: January 29, 1860
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Nicolas-Charles Bochsa
(Harpist)
Nicolas-Charles Bochsa
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montmédy, France
Died: January 6, 1856
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Wolf Heinrich Graf von Baudissin
(German Writer, Diplomat, and Translator)
Wolf Heinrich Graf von Baudissin
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Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: April 4, 1878
 24 
Horace Vernet
(Painter)
Horace Vernet
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 17, 1863
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Elijah Johnson
(Colonial agent)
Elijah Johnson
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Liberia
Died: April 3, 1849
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Johann Friedrich Overbeck
(Painter)
Johann Friedrich Overbeck
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Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Died: November 12, 1869
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William Fairbairn
(Scottish Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer and Shipbuilder)
William Fairbairn
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kelso, Scotland
Died: August 18, 1874
 28 
Silvio Pellico
(Italian author)
Silvio Pellico
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saluzzo, Italy
Died: January 31, 1854
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Maria Isabella of Spain
Maria Isabella of Spain
1
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Died: September 13, 1848
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Jared Sparks
(Historian)
Jared Sparks
1
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Willington, Connecticut
Died: March 14, 1866
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William Scoresby
(Explorer)
William Scoresby
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cropton, Yorkshire, England
Died: March 21, 1857
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Manuel de Mier y Terán
(Mexican Military and Political Figure Who Played an Important Role in the 'Mexican War of Independence')
Manuel de Mier y Terán
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City
Died: July 3, 1832
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Levi Woodbury
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court)
Levi Woodbury
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Francestown, New Hampshire, United States
Died: September 4, 1851
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Pierre Chouteau, Jr.
(Merchant)
Pierre Chouteau, Jr.
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Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: September 6, 1865
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Bernhard Severin Ingemann
(Novelist)
Bernhard Severin Ingemann
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Falster, Denmark
Died: February 24, 1862
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Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster
(Astronomer, Naturalist, Physician)
Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster
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Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 2, 1860
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Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
(Poet, Writer)
Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
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Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clonmel
Died: June 4, 1849
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Eaton Hodgkinson
(Engineer)
Eaton Hodgkinson
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: England
Died: June 18, 1861
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Heinrich Schwabe
(German Astronomer Who Discovered That Sunspots Vary in Number in a Cycle of About 10 Years)
Heinrich Schwabe
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dessau, Germany
Died: April 11, 1875
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Nikolay Turgenev
(Economist)
Nikolay Turgenev
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Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: November 10, 1871
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József Hild
(Hungarian-German Architect Who Built Many Iconic Structures in Pest)
József Hild
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Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: March 6, 1867
 42 
Catharine Maria Sedgwick
(Writer)
Catharine Maria Sedgwick
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockbridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 31, 1867
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Henry Stephen Kemble
(Actor)
Henry Stephen Kemble
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 22, 1836
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James Bowie
(Botanist)
James Bowie
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Listed In: Botanists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1869 AD
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Francis Rawdon Chesney
(Explorer)
Francis Rawdon Chesney
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Annalong, Northern Ireland
Died: January 30, 1872
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Agustín Durán
(Scholar)
Agustín Durán
1
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: December 1, 1862