Famous People Born In 1805

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Discover the most famous people born in 1805. The list includes people like Hans Christian Andersen, Alexis de Tocqueville, William Lloyd Garrison, Mary Seacole, Giuseppe Mazzini and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include mathematicians, diplomats, physicists and astronomers born in 1805. This list includes people from Germany, United Kingdom, United States & France and many more countries.
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Hans Christian Andersen
(Danish Author Best Remembered for His Literary Fairy Tales)
Hans Christian Andersen
17
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Died: August 4, 1875
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Joseph Smith Jr.
(Religious Leader and Founder of 'Mormonism' and the Latter Day Saint Movement)
Joseph Smith Jr.
12
Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sharon, Vermont, United States
Died: May 27, 1844
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Mary Seacole
(Heroine of the Crimean War)
Mary Seacole
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Died: May 14, 1881
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William Lloyd Garrison
(Abolitionist, Journalist and Founder of the Anti-Slavery Newspaper ‘The Liberator’)
William Lloyd Garrison
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 24, 1879
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Alexis de Tocqueville
(Historian Known for His Works 'Democracy in America' & 'The Old Regime' & 'The Revolution')
Alexis de Tocqueville
0
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 16, 1859
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Giuseppe Mazzini
(Italian Politician, Activist and Champion of the Movement for Italian Unity)
Giuseppe Mazzini
8
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: March 10, 1872
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George Muller
(Christian Evangelist Who was One of the Founders of the Plymouth Brethren Movement)
George Muller
7
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Died: March 10, 1898
 8 
Fanny Mendelssohn
(Musician and Composer)
Fanny Mendelssohn
7
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: May 14, 1847
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Sir William Rowan Hamilton
(Irish Mathematician and Astronomer Who Contributed to the Development of ‘Optics’, ‘Classical Mechanics’ and ‘Abstract Algebra’)
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
1
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 2, 1865
 10 
Cochise
(leader of the Chihuicahui local group of the Chokonen and principal nantan of the Chokonen band of the Chiricahua Apache)
Cochise
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: New Spain
Died: June 8, 1874
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Ferdinand de Lesseps
(French Diplomat Who Developed the ‘Suez Canal’)
Ferdinand de Lesseps
0
Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: December 7, 1894
 12 
Angelina Grimke
(American Political Activist, Abolitionist, and Women's Rights Advocate)
Angelina Grimke
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Died: October 26, 1879
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Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
(German Mathematician Who Made Valuable Contributions to Number Theory, Analysis and Mechanics)
Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
2
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Düren, Germany
Died: May 5, 1859
 14 
Henry Wells
(Businessman)
Henry Wells
1
Listed In: Bankers
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thetford, Vermont, United States
Died: December 10, 1878
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Samuel Palmer
(Painter, Poet)
Samuel Palmer
0
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: May 24, 1881
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Ewelina Hańska
(Noblewoman)
Ewelina Hańska
0
Listed In: Noblewomen
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pohrebyshche, Ukraine
Died: April 11, 1882
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Marie d'Agoult
(French author)
Marie d'Agoult
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: March 5, 1876
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Samuel Wilberforce
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Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clapham Common, London, England
Died: July 19, 1873
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Alexander Burnes
(Scottish Explorer, Military Officer and Diplomat)
Alexander Burnes
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montrose, Scotland
Died: November 2, 1841
 20 
James Wilson
(Businessman)
James Wilson
0
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Died: August 11, 1860
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Louis Auguste Blanqui
(French Revolutionary and Political Activist Known for His Revolutionary Theory of 'Blanquism')
Louis Auguste Blanqui
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Puget-Theniers, France
Died: January 1, 1881
 22 
Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte
(Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte's son)
Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte
0
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England
Died: June 17, 1870
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Manuel García
(Spanish Baritone Singer and Trainer Who Invented the Laryngoscope)
Manuel García
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: July 1, 1906
 24 
August Bournonville
(Ballet Master)
August Bournonville
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 30, 1879
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Horatio Greenough
0
Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 18, 1852
 26 
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin
(French Watchmaker and Magician)
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin
0
Listed In: Magicians
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Blois, France
Died: June 13, 1871
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Thomas Brassey
(Civil Engineer)
Thomas Brassey
1
Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buerton
Died: December 8, 1870
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John Russell Bartlett
0
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: May 28, 1886
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Franz Xaver Winterhalter
(German Painter and Lithographer Known for His Flattering Portraits of Royalty and Upper-Class Society)
Franz Xaver Winterhalter
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Menzenschwand, Sankt Blasien, Germany
Died: July 8, 1873
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Hiram Powers
(Sculptor)
Hiram Powers
0
Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Woodstock, Vermont, United States
Died: June 27, 1873
Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
0
Listed In: Zoologists
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 10, 1861
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Ahmad I ibn Mustafa
(Bey of Tunisia)
Ahmad I ibn Mustafa
1
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: May 30, 1855
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James Martineau
(Philosopher)
James Martineau
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 11, 1900
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Johann von Lamont
(German Astronomer Known for Discovering Magnetism of the Earth)
Johann von Lamont
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Corriemulzie, Scotland
Died: August 6, 1879
Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl Stanhope
0
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Walmer, Kent, England
Died: December 24, 1875
Jules Barthélemy-Saint-Hilaire
0
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 24, 1895
Princess Sophie of Bavaria
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Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: May 28, 1872
 38 
Thomas Graham
(Chemist)
Thomas Graham
0
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: September 16, 1869
 39 
Mariana Carcelen
(Aristocrat)
Mariana Carcelen
0
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Real Audiencia of Quito, Spanish Empire
Died: December 15, 1861
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James Bronterre O'Brien
0
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Longford, Ireland
Died: December 23, 1864
 41 
Francisco Montes Reina
0
Listed In: Bullfighters
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Spain
Died: April 4, 1851
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John Lloyd Stephens
(Academic, Journalist, Archaeologist)
John Lloyd Stephens
0
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, New Jersey
Died: October 13, 1852
William Harrison Ainsworth
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: January 3, 1882
 44 
Robert FitzRoy
(Scientist)
Robert FitzRoy
2
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ampton
Died: April 30, 1865
 45 
Johann Jakob Herzog
0
Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: September 30, 1882
 46 
Frederick Denison Maurice
0
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Normanston, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 1, 1872
 47 
Eugène Schneider
(Industrialist)
Eugène Schneider
1
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bidestroff, France
Died: November 27, 1875
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Hugo von Mohl
(Botanist)
Hugo von Mohl
0
Listed In: Botanists
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: April 1, 1872
Peter Johann Nepomuk Geiger
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 29, 1880
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Wilhelm von Kaulbach
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Died: April 7, 1874