Famous People Born In 1791

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Discover the most famous people born in 1791. The list includes people like James Buchanan, Charles Babbage, Michael Faraday, Samuel Morse, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include composers, artists, political leaders and physicists born in 1791. This list includes people from England, United States, Austria and many more countries.
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Michael Faraday
(English Scientist Who Contributed to the Study of Electromagnetism and Electrochemistry)
Michael Faraday
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newington Butts, London, United Kingdom
Died: August 5, 1867
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Charles Babbage
(Father of the computer)
Charles Babbage
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 18, 1871
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Samuel Morse
(Inventor of Morse Code, Painter)
Samuel Morse
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Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 2, 1872
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Anne Lister
(English Diarist)
Anne Lister
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Died: September 22, 1840
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James Buchanan
(15th President of the United States)
James Buchanan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 1, 1868
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Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma
(Former Duchess of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla (1814 - 1847))
Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma
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Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 17, 1847
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Peter Cooper
(Industrialist & Inventors)
Peter Cooper
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Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: April 4, 1883
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Carl Czerny
(Austrian Pianist and Composer Known for His Pedagogical Works for the Piano)
Carl Czerny
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 15, 1857
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Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart
(Pianist, Composer, Conductor, and the Youngest Son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 29, 1844
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Hari Singh Nalwa
(Commander-in-Chief of the 'Sikh Khalsa Fauj', The Army of the Sikh Empire)
Hari Singh Nalwa
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Gujranwala, Pakistan
Died: April 30, 1837
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Robert Knox
(Military physician)
Robert Knox
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Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: December 20, 1862
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Minh Mang
(Emperor)
Minh Mang
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gia Định, Việt Nam
Died: January 20, 1841
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Giacomo Meyerbeer
(Opera composer)
Giacomo Meyerbeer
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 2, 1864
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Francesco Hayez
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: February 12, 1882
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Franz Grillparzer
(Austrian Dramatist and Poet Known for Plays Such as 'Der Traum', 'ein Leben' and 'Spartacus')
Franz Grillparzer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 21, 1872
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John Elliotson
(Physician, University teacher)
John Elliotson
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Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Southwark
Died: July 29, 1868
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Thomas Edward Bowdich
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: January 10, 1824
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Robert Young Hayne
(Politician)
Robert Young Hayne
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colleton, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 24, 1839
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Francis P. Blair
(Journalist)
Francis P. Blair
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Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Abingdon, Virginia, United States
Died: October 18, 1876
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Lydia Sigourney
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 10, 1865
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Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: December 21, 1863
Felix Savart
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleville-Mézières
Died: March 16, 1841
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Charles Wolfe
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kildare, Ireland
Died: February 21, 1823
Johan Ludvig Heiberg
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Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: August 25, 1860
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Christian Charles Josias von Bunsen
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Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Korbach, Germany
Died: November 28, 1860
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Louis Visconti
(French Architect and Designer)
Louis Visconti
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Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: December 29, 1853
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Ang Chan II
(King of Cambodia (1806 - 1834))
Ang Chan II
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: November 30, 1834
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Duff Green
(Teacher)
Duff Green
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Woodford County, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 10, 1875
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Francisco Acuña de Figueroa
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: October 6, 1862
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József Katona
(Hungarian Playwright and Poet)
József Katona
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kecskemét, Hungary
Died: April 16, 1830
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Anna Claypoole Peale
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 25, 1878
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Alexandros Mavrokordatos
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Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: August 18, 1865
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George Pollard, Jr.
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Listed In: Sailors
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 7, 1870
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Thomas Goff Lupton
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 18, 1873
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Théodore Géricault
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: January 26, 1824
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Marie Collings
(Dame of Sark (1852–1853))
Marie Collings
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Guernsey
Died: 1853 AD
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Eugène Scribe
(French dramatist)
Eugène Scribe
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 20, 1861
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Charles Fitzgerald
(Governor of Western Australia)
Charles Fitzgerald
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kilkee, County Clare, Ireland
Died: December 29, 1887
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William Reid
(Governor of the Bermudas (1839–1846))
William Reid
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kinglassie, Fife, Scotland
Died: October 31, 1858
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Sergey Aksakov
(Autobiographer)
Sergey Aksakov
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ufa, Russia
Died: May 12, 1859
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John Howard Payne
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Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 10, 1852
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Franz Bopp
(Linguist)
Franz Bopp
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Listed In: Linguists
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: October 23, 1867
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Élisa Garnerin
(Skydiver)
Élisa Garnerin
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1853 AD
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Ferdinand Hérold
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 19, 1833
Ángel de Saavedra, duke de Rivas
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: June 22, 1865
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István Széchenyi
(Political reformer)
István Széchenyi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 8, 1860
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George Ticknor
(Literary scholar)
George Ticknor
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Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 26, 1871
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Said bin Sultan
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Muscat, Oman
Died: October 19, 1856
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Jean Cruveilhier
(Anatomist)
Jean Cruveilhier
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Listed In: Pathologists
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Limoges, France
Died: March 10, 1874
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Henryk Dembiński
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Strzałków, Poland
Died: July 13, 1864