Famous People Born In 1799

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Discover the most famous people born in 1799. The list includes people like Mary Anning, Honoré de Balzac, Amos Bronson Alcott, Eliza Hamilton Holly, Alexander Pushkin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, explorers, playwrights and novelists born in 1799. This list includes people from England, United States, Russia & France and many more countries.
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Alexander Pushkin
(The Greatest Russian Poet and the Founder of Modern Russian Literature)
Alexander Pushkin
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: January 29, 1837
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Mary Anning
(Paleontologist)
Mary Anning
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Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
Died: March 9, 1847
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Honoré de Balzac
(French Novelist and Playwright Known for His Magnum Opus 'La Comédie humaine')
Honoré de Balzac
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: August 18, 1850
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Eliza Hamilton Holly
(Alexander Hamilton's Daughter)
Eliza Hamilton Holly
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Died: October 17, 1859
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Dred Scott
(American slave)
Dred Scott
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia
Died: September 17, 1858
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Amos Bronson Alcott
(Teacher and Educator)
Amos Bronson Alcott
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wolcott, Connecticut
Died: March 4, 1888
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Sam Patch
(Stunt performer, Divers)
Sam Patch
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Listed In: Divers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States
Died: November 13, 1829
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Peggy Eaton
(Socialite)
Peggy Eaton
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Listed In: Socialites
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: November 8, 1879
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David Douglas
(Botanist)
David Douglas
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Listed In: Botanists
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Scone, Perthshire, Scotland
Died: July 12, 1834
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Thomas Hood
(Writer, Poet)
Thomas Hood
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London
Died: May 3, 1845
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James Prinsep
(Antiquarian)
James Prinsep
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Listed In: Philologists
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: County of Essex, England
Died: April 22, 1840
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Simon Cameron
(Politician)
Simon Cameron
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Maytown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 26, 1889
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Duchess Amelia of Württemberg
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Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wolany, Poland
Died: November 28, 1848
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Oscar I of Sweden
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 8, 1859
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Almeida Garrett
(Poet, Playwright, and Novelist Considered as the Greatest Figure of Portuguese Romanticism)
Almeida Garrett
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Died: December 9, 1854
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Fromental Halévy
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 17, 1862
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John Lindley
(British Botanist, Gardener and Orchidologist)
John Lindley
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Listed In: Botanists
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Old Catton, England
Died: November 1, 1865
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Christian Friedrich Schönbein
(German-Swiss Chemist Best Known for Inventing the 'Fuel Cell')
Christian Friedrich Schönbein
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Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Metzingen, Germany
Died: August 29, 1868
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Samuel Simon Schmucker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
Died: July 26, 1873
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Diego Vigil Cocaña
(Former President of El Salvador)
Diego Vigil Cocaña
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Died: January 10, 1845
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Ignaz von Döllinger
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Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bamberg, Germany
Died: January 10, 1890
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Nathaniel Palmer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stonington, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 21, 1877
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William Rutter Dawes
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Sussex, England
Died: February 15, 1868
 24 
Manuel Bulnes
(4th President of Chile (1841 - 1851))
Manuel Bulnes
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Concepción, Chile
Died: October 18, 1866
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George Finlay
(Historian)
George Finlay
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Faversham, England
Died: January 26, 1875
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Isaac Babbitt
(Inventor)
Isaac Babbitt
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taunton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 26, 1862
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Charles Fellows
(Archaeologist)
Charles Fellows
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Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Died: November 8, 1860
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Mihály Táncsics
(Politician, Writer, Journalist)
Mihály Táncsics
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Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ácsteszér, Hungary
Died: June 28, 1884
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Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Knowsley Hall, Knowsley, England
Died: October 23, 1869
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Omar Ali Saifuddin II
(23rd Sultan of Brunei)
Omar Ali Saifuddin II
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Died: November 20, 1852
Charles II, Duke of Parma
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: April 16, 1883
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Edward Belcher
(British Naval Officer, Hydrographer, and Explorer)
Edward Belcher
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: March 18, 1877
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Heinrich Leo
(Historian)
Heinrich Leo
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rudolstadt, Germany
Died: April 24, 1878
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John Dunmore Lang
(Former Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council)
John Dunmore Lang
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Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland
Died: August 8, 1878
Duchess Marie of Wurttemberg
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: September 24, 1860
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Mary Howitt
(Writer)
Mary Howitt
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Coleford, United Kingdom
Died: January 30, 1888
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David Claypoole Johnston
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Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 8, 1865
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Karl Bryullov
(Russian Painter)
Karl Bryullov
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 11, 1852
Charles Poulett Thomson, 1st Baron Sydenham
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Waverley Abbey, England
Died: September 19, 1841
Charles Jeremiah Wells
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 17, 1879
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Joseph Dixon
(Inventor)
Joseph Dixon
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1869 AD
Gustav, Prince of Vasa
0
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: August 5, 1877
Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Klaipėda, Lithuania
Died: February 17, 1875
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John Brown Russwurm
(Journalist, Publisher)
John Brown Russwurm
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Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Port Antonio, Jamaica
Died: June 17, 1851
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Joachim Barrande
(Geologist)
Joachim Barrande
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saugues, France
Died: October 5, 1883
Ramón María Narváez, 1st Duke of Valencia
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Loja, Spain
Died: April 23, 1868
 47 
August Kopisch
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: February 6, 1853
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Heinrich von Gagern
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Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bayreuth, Germany
Died: May 22, 1880
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Countess of Ségur
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 8, 1874
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Ole Gabriel Ueland
(Politician)
Ole Gabriel Ueland
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Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lund, Norway
Died: January 9, 1870