Famous People Born In 1803

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Discover the most famous people born in 1803. The list includes people like Ralph Waldo Emerson, Hector Berlioz, Christian Doppler, Joseph Paxton, Black Kettle and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, diplomats, inventors and civil rights activists born in 1803. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France & Germany and many more countries.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Famous For his Essay 'Nature' and Speech Entitled 'The American Scholar')
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 27, 1882
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Hector Berlioz
(French Composer and Conductor Known for His Work ‘Symphonie fantastique’, ‘Harold in Italy’ and ‘Roméo et Juliette’)
Hector Berlioz
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Côte-Saint-André, France
Died: March 8, 1869
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James Brooke
(Politician, Writer, Diplomat)
James Brooke
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Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Varanasi
Died: June 11, 1868
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Black Kettle
(Leader)
Black Kettle
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Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Black Hills
Died: November 27, 1868
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Christian Doppler
(Mathematician & Physicist)
Christian Doppler
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: March 17, 1853
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Albert Sidney Johnston
(Military general)
Albert Sidney Johnston
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, Kentucky
Died: April 6, 1862
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Joseph Paxton
(Gardener & Architect)
Joseph Paxton
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Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bedfordshire
Died: June 8, 1865
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Robert Stephenson
(Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician)
Robert Stephenson
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Willington Quay
Died: October 12, 1859
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Justus von Liebig
(German Chemist Who is Considered One of the Principal Founders of Organic Chemistry)
Justus von Liebig
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Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: April 18, 1873
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Adolphe Adam
(French Music Critic, Teacher, and Composer Best Remembered for His Ballets, 'Le corsaire' and 'Giselle')
Adolphe Adam
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Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 3, 1856
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Sarah Childress Polk
(U.S. First Lady)
Sarah Childress Polk
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Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 14, 1891
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Prosper Mérimée
(French Writer and One of the Pioneers of the 'Novella')
Prosper Mérimée
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 23, 1870
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Alexander Turney Stewart
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Listed In: Retailers
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisburn, Ulster, Ireland
Died: April 10, 1876
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Peter Chanel
(Priest)
Peter Chanel
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montrevel-en-Bresse, France
Died: April 28, 1841
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Arthur Cotton
(Engineer)
Arthur Cotton
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Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Combermere, Cheshire, England
Died: July 24, 1899
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John Gorrie
(Physician)
John Gorrie
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Died: June 29, 1855
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James Douglas
(British colonial governor on Vancouver Island (now British Columbia))
James Douglas
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Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Demerara
Died: August 2, 1877
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Adele Foucher
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Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 27, 1868
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Princess Alexandrine of Prussia
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Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: April 21, 1892
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Flora Tristan
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Listed In: Feminists
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: November 14, 1844
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Prudence Crandall
(Connecticut's official State Heroine)
Prudence Crandall
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Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rhode Island
Died: January 28, 1890
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Theodore Dwight Weld
(Abolitionist)
Theodore Dwight Weld
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hampton, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 3, 1895
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James Challis
(British Clergyman and Astronomer Famous in the History of Astronomy for His Failure to Discover the Planet 'Neptune')
James Challis
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Braintree, Essex, England
Died: December 3, 1882
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Ferenc Deák
(Statesman)
Ferenc Deák
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Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Söjtör, Hungary
Died: January 28, 1876
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Orestes Brownson
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Listed In: Preachers
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockbridge, Vermont, United States
Died: April 17, 1876
Sarah Helen Power Whitman
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: June 27, 1878
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Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 18, 1873
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William Smith O'Brien
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dromoland Castle Hotel, Newmarket on Fergus, Ireland
Died: June 18, 1864
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Henry Darcy
(Engineer)
Henry Darcy
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: January 3, 1858
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Jacques Charles François Sturm
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: December 15, 1855
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Friedrich von Amerling
(Former Portrait Painter)
Friedrich von Amerling
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 14, 1887
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Christopher Memminger
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany
Died: March 7, 1888
Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hannover, Germany
Died: December 20, 1877
Luiz Alves de Lima e Silva, duke de Caxias
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Duque de Caxias, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: May 7, 1880
James Clarence Mangan
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: June 20, 1849
Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville
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Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: March 17, 1847
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Henri Herz
(Pianist)
Henri Herz
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 5, 1888
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Egerton Ryerson
(Educator, minister known for Championing free schooling in Canada, influence in the design of the Canadian Indian residential school system)
Egerton Ryerson
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walsh, Canada
Died: February 19, 1882
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Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
(Estonian Writer Regarded as 'Father of the National Literature for Estonia' and Author of the National Epic ‘Kalevipoeg’)
Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jõepere, Estonia
Died: August 25, 1882
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Edgar Quinet
(French Poet, Historian, and Political Philosopher Known for His Contribution to the Developing Tradition of Liberalism in France)
Edgar Quinet
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Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bourg-en-Bresse, France
Died: March 27, 1875
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Henry H. Spalding
(Missionary)
Henry H. Spalding
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bath, New York, United States
Died: August 3, 1874
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Alexandre Decamps
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 22, 1860
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Charles Lucien Bonaparte
(French Ornithologist and Naturalist)
Charles Lucien Bonaparte
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Listed In: Ornithologists
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 29, 1857
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John Sutter
(Swiss Immigrant Known for Establishing 'Sutter's Fort' in the Area that Would Eventually Become Sacramento, California)
John Sutter
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kandern, Germany
Died: June 18, 1880
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John Williamson Nevin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 6, 1886
Thomas Lovell Beddoes
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clifton, Bristol, England
Died: January 26, 1849
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Joseph Whitworth
(British Engineer, Entrepreneur, Inventor and Philanthropist Who Devised the 'British Standard Whitworth System')
Joseph Whitworth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockport, Cheshire, England
Died: January 22, 1887
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Gerrit P. Judd
(Physician)
Gerrit P. Judd
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Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, New York, United States
Died: July 12, 1873
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Paul Cullen
(Cardinal)
Paul Cullen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Narraghmore, County Kildare, Ireland
Died: October 24, 1878
Louis-Antoine Garnier-Pagès
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Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: October 31, 1878