Famous People Born In 1802

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Discover the most famous people born in 1802. The list includes people like Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, Dorothea Dix, Niels Henrik Abel, Gideon Welles and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, mathematicians, educators and journalists born in 1802. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France and many more countries.
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Victor Hugo
(French Writer of the Romantic Movement Best Known for His Novel 'Les Misérables' and Play 'Ruy Blas')
Victor Hugo
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Besançon, Doubs, France
Died: May 22, 1885
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Alexandre Dumas
(One of the Most Popular and Widely Read French Authors of the 19th Century)
Alexandre Dumas
9
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villers-Cotterêts, France
Died: December 5, 1870
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Dorothea Dix
(Social Reformer)
Dorothea Dix
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Listed In: Social Reformers
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maine, US
Died: July 17, 1887
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Niels Henrik Abel
(Mathematician)
Niels Henrik Abel
2
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Finnøy
Died: April 6, 1829
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Harriet Martineau
(First female sociologist)
Harriet Martineau
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norwich, Norfolk, England
Died: June 27, 1876
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Lajos Kossuth
(Governor-President of the Kingdom of Hungary (April 1849 - August 1849))
Lajos Kossuth
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Monok, Hungary
Died: March 20, 1894
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Elijah Parish Lovejoy
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Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Albion, Maine, United States
Died: November 7, 1837
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Miguel of Portugal
(King of Portugal between 1828 and 1834)
Miguel of Portugal
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: November 14, 1866
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Gideon Welles
(24th United States Secretary of the Navy)
Gideon Welles
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Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 11, 1878
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Napoleon Charles Bonaparte
(Son of Louis Bonaparte)
Napoleon Charles Bonaparte
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 5, 1807
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Elias Lönnrot
(Physician)
Elias Lönnrot
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Listed In: Philologists
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sammatti, Finland
Died: March 19, 1884
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Ignacy Domeyko
(Geologist)
Ignacy Domeyko
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nesvizh
Died: January 23, 1889
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Sara Coleridge
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cumberland, England
Died: May 3, 1852
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Calvin Ellis Stowe
(Biblical scholar)
Calvin Ellis Stowe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Natick, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 22, 1886
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Alcide d'Orbigny
(French Paleontologist Known for His Pathbreaking Exploration of South American Natural History)
Alcide d'Orbigny
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Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coueron, France
Died: June 30, 1857
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Charles Auguste de Bériot
(Belgian Violinist and Composer Known for Establishing a Particular Performance Style That Combined Classical Elegance with Technical Virtuosity)
Charles Auguste de Bériot
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leuven, Belgium
Died: April 8, 1870
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Nikolaus Lenau
(Austrian Poet)
Nikolaus Lenau
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lenauheim, Romania
Died: August 22, 1850
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Catharine Parr Traill
(Canadian Author and Naturalist)
Catharine Parr Traill
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Southwark, England
Died: August 29, 1899
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Edwin Landseer
(English Painter and Sculptor Known for His Paintings of Animals Particularly Horses, Dogs, and Stags)
Edwin Landseer
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Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 1, 1873
Sir Alexander Cockburn, 12th Baronet
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Transylvania, Romania
Died: November 28, 1880
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Antoine Jérôme Balard
(French Chemist Who Discovered the Element Bromine)
Antoine Jérôme Balard
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: April 30, 1876
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Mary Frances Clarke
(Irish Nun Who Founded the Catholic Order of the 'Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary')
Mary Frances Clarke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: December 4, 1887
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Archduke Franz Karl of Austria
(Archduke of Austria)
Archduke Franz Karl of Austria
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Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 8, 1878
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Phineas Parkhurst Quimby
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Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States
Died: January 16, 1866
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Mark Hopkins
(Theologian, Educator)
Mark Hopkins
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 17, 1887
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Prince Franz de Paula of Liechtenstein
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Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 31, 1887
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Louis-Eugène Cavaignac
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 28, 1857
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David Hunter
(Military officer)
David Hunter
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: February 2, 1886
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John Ella
(Violinist)
John Ella
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Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thirsk
Died: October 2, 1888
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Marcus Whitman
(Physician)
Marcus Whitman
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Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rushville, New York, United States
Died: November 29, 1847
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Dominic Corrigan
(Physician)
Dominic Corrigan
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Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 1, 1880
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Magnus Brostrup Landstad
(Norwegian Priest and Poet)
Magnus Brostrup Landstad
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norway
Died: October 8, 1880
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Wilhelm Hauff
(Poet, Novelist)
Wilhelm Hauff
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: November 18, 1827
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: October 15, 1838
Alexander Kasimovich Kazembek
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Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rasht, Iran
Died: November 27, 1870
Mercy Ruggles Bisbe Jackson
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Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hardwick, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 13, 1877
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Alessandro Poerio
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: November 3, 1848
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Charles Wheatstone
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barnwood, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 19, 1875
Jean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: France
Died: November 21, 1861
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Hugh Miller
(Geologist)
Hugh Miller
1
Listed In: Geologists
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cromarty, Scotland
Died: December 24, 1856
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Lydia Maria Child
(Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Writer)
Lydia Maria Child
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Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Medford
Died: October 20, 1880
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Nicholas Wiseman
(British Cardinal and the First Archbishop of Westminster)
Nicholas Wiseman
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: February 15, 1865
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William Le Lacheur
(Guernsey sea captain who played an important role in the economic and spiritual development of Costa Rica.)
William Le Lacheur
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Listed In: Sailors
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guernsey
Died: June 27, 1863
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Richard Upjohn
(Architect)
Richard Upjohn
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Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shaftsbury, England
Died: August 16, 1878
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Lord George Bentinck
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Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Welbeck Abbey, England
Died: September 21, 1848
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Germain Henri Hess
(Swiss-Russian Chemist Who Formulated Hess’s Law)
Germain Henri Hess
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: December 30, 1850
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Alfred Stephen
(Chief Justice of New South Wales)
Alfred Stephen
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Died: October 15, 1894
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Charles Pelham Villiers
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Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: January 16, 1898
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Constantin Guys
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Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vlissingen, Netherlands
Died: March 13, 1892
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George Ripley
(Journalist)
George Ripley
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 4, 1880