Famous People Born In 1798

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Discover the most famous people born in 1798. The list includes people like Auguste Comte, Eugène Delacroix, Pedro I of Brazil, Abigail Fillmore, Adam Mickiewicz and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, explorers, poets and soldiers born in 1798. This list includes people from United States, France and many more countries.
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Auguste Comte
(French Philosopher and Founder of Sociology and Positivism )
Auguste Comte
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: September 5, 1857
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Eugène Delacroix
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Maurice, France
Died: August 13, 1863
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Pedro I of Brazil
(Former Emperor of Brazil (1822 - 1831))
Pedro I of Brazil
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queluz, Portugal
Died: September 24, 1834
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Adam Mickiewicz
(Best Known as One of Poland's 'Three Bards' & A Primary Figure in European Romanticism)
Adam Mickiewicz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zavosse, Belarus
Died: November 26, 1855
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Giacomo Leopardi
(One of the Most Radical and Challenging Thinkers of the 19th Century)
Giacomo Leopardi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Recanati, Italy
Died: June 14, 1837
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Jules Michelet
(Former French nationalist historian best known for his monumental Histoire de France (1833–67))
Jules Michelet
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 9, 1874
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Mirabeau B. Lamar
(Politician)
Mirabeau B. Lamar
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Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Louisville, Georgia, United States
Died: December 19, 1859
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Abigail Fillmore
(First Lady of America)
Abigail Fillmore
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saratoga County
Died: March 30, 1853
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Thomas Hodgkin
(Former Physician best known for the first account of Hodgkin's disease, a form of lymphoma and blood disease, in 1832)
Thomas Hodgkin
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Listed In: Pathologists
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pentonville, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 5, 1866
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James Beckwourth
(American Mountain Man, Fur Trader, and Explorer)
James Beckwourth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frederick County, Virginia, United States
Died: October 29, 1867
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi
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Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: April 14, 1861
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Marie Dorval
(Actress)
Marie Dorval
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lorient, France
Died: May 20, 1849
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John Adams Dix
(Governor)
John Adams Dix
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boscawen, New Hampshire, United States
Died: April 21, 1879
George Moses Horton
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Northampton, North Carolina
Died: 1884 AD
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Charles Wilkes
(Naval Officer)
Charles Wilkes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 8, 1877
Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de Berry
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Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Caserta, Caserta, Italy
Died: April 16, 1870
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Théodore Guérin
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Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Étables-sur-Mer, France
Died: May 14, 1856
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Johan Rudolf Thorbecke
(Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1871 – 1872, 1862 - 1866, 1849 - 1853))
Johan Rudolf Thorbecke
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zwolle, Netherlands
Died: June 4, 1872
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Alexander McDonnell
(Chess player)
Alexander McDonnell
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Listed In: Chess Players
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: September 15, 1835
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James Murray Mason
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Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 28, 1871
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Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 19, 1868
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Alexandra Feodorovna
(Former Empress Consort of Russia (1825 - 1855))
Alexandra Feodorovna
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: November 1, 1860
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Elisabeth Dieudonné Vincent
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Listed In: Business Women
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Jeremie, Haiti
Died: November 29, 1883
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Massimo d'Azeglio
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: January 15, 1866
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Judah ben Solomon Hai Alkalai
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: October 1, 1878
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Alonzo Morphy
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 22, 1856
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Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia
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Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russian
Died: September 9, 1849
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Alexander Gorchakov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Haapsalu, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire
Died: March 11, 1883
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Charles Albert of Sardinia
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: July 28, 1849
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Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera
(4th President of the United States of Colombia (1866 - 1867))
Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Popayán, Colombia
Died: October 7, 1878
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Thomas Henderson
(Astronomer)
Thomas Henderson
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland
Died: November 23, 1844
Jacques Leroy de Saint-Arnaud
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 29, 1854
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Alexander Dyce
(Literary Historian)
Alexander Dyce
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Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: May 15, 1869
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Armand Dufaure
(Politician)
Armand Dufaure
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Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saujon, France
Died: June 28, 1881
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Andries Pretorius
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Graaff-Reinet
Died: July 23, 1853
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Thomas Crofton Croker
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Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: August 8, 1854
Georg Friedrich Puchta
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Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cadolzburg, Germany
Died: January 8, 1846
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Biddy Early
(Herbalist)
Biddy Early
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Clare, Ireland
Died: 1874 AD
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Friedrich Eduard Beneke
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Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 1, 1854
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Jérôme-Adolphe Blanqui
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Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: January 28, 1854
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Levi Coffin
(Abolitionist)
Levi Coffin
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Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guilford County, North Carolina
Died: September 16, 1877
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John Banim
(Authors)
John Banim
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kilkenny, Ireland
Died: August 30, 1842
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Isaäc da Costa
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: April 28, 1860
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Anson Jones
(Politician)
Anson Jones
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Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Great Barrington
Died: January 9, 1858
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Albert Barnes
(Theologian)
Albert Barnes
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Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome, New York, United States
Died: December 24, 1870
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Karl Georg Christian von Staudt
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
Died: June 1, 1867
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Thomas Binney
(Congregationalist)
Thomas Binney
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died: February 24, 1874
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Willibald Alexis
(German Novelist Best Known for His Historical Novels About 'Brandenburg' and 'Prussia')
Willibald Alexis
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: December 16, 1871
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William Ewart
(British politician)
William Ewart
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Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: January 23, 1869
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William Wheelwright
(Businessman)
William Wheelwright
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Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 26, 1873