Famous People Born In 1808

Discover the most famous people born in 1808. The list includes people like Andrew Johnson, Jefferson Davis, Salmon P. Chase, Antonio Meucci, Caroline Chisholm and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, spiritual & religious leaders and lawyers born in 1808. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.

Andrew Johnson - 17 President of the United States of America From April 15, 1865 to March 4, 1869Andrew Johnson
29th December, American
17th U.S. President
Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis
3rd June, American
Former President of the Confederate States of

Napoleon IIINapoleon III
20th April, French
Emperor of the Second French Empire

Salmon P ChaseSalmon P. Chase
13th January, American
Sixth Chief Justice of the United States

Eston HemingsEston Hemings
21st May, American
Slave

Antonio MeucciAntonio Meucci
13th April, Italian, American
Inventor of voice-communication apparatus
Thomas CookThomas Cook
22nd November, British
Businessman

Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22nd March, British
Author

Caroline Jones ChisholmCaroline Chisholm
30th May, British
Immigrant Welfare Activist
Frederick VII of DenmarkFrederick VII of Denmark
6th October, Danish
King

Lysander SpoonerLysander Spooner
19th January, American
Lawyer, Journalist, Essayist, Philosopher
Honoré DaumierHonoré Daumier
26th February, French
Painter, Draftsperson, Caricaturist, Sculptor,

Hamilton FishHamilton Fish
3rd August, American
Politician

Mohammad Shah QajarMohammad Shah Qajar
5th January
Politician

Patrice de Mac-Mahon, Duke of MagentaPatrice de Mac-Mahon, Duke of Magenta
13th June, French
Politician

Gérard de NervalGérard de Nerval
25th May, French
Writer
Jean-Baptiste Alphonse KarrJean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr
24th November, French
Journalist, Writer, Novelist

Mindon MinMindon Min
8th July, Burmese
King of Myanmar

David StraussDavid Strauss
27th January, German
Theologian

Caroline Elizabeth Sarah NortonCaroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
22nd March, British
 
Carl SpitzwegCarl Spitzweg
5th February, German
Painter

Samson Raphael HirschSamson Raphael Hirsch
20th June, German
Rabbi, Translator
Henry Edward ManningHenry Edward Manning
15th July, British
British cardinal

Maria MalibranMaria Malibran
24th March, Spanish, French
Singer

Raja Ali HajiRaja Ali Haji
30th November, Malaysian
Historian
Horatius BonarHoratius Bonar
19th December, Scottish
Poet

James NasmythJames Nasmyth
19th August, British
Astronomer, Engineer
John Scott RussellJohn Scott Russell
9th May, Scottish
Engineer

José de EsproncedaJosé de Espronceda
25th March, Spanish
Poet, Writer, Journalist

José de Espronceda y DelgadoJosé de Espronceda y Delgado
25th March, Spanish
Poet
Jules Barbey d'AurevillyJules Barbey d'Aurevilly
2nd November, French
Novelist

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Michael William BalfeMichael William Balfe
15th May, Irish
Irish Composer
William StrongWilliam Strong
6th May, American
Jurist

Johann Gustav DroysenJohann Gustav Droysen
6th July, German, Polish
Historian

Henrik WergelandHenrik Wergeland
17th June, Norwegian
Writer

Hugh McCullochHugh McCulloch
7th December, American
Fianancier
Frances Dana Barker GageFrances Dana Barker Gage
12th October, American
Writer
John Edgar ThomsonJohn Edgar Thomson
10th February, American
Civil engineer

Johann Kaspar BluntschliJohann Kaspar Bluntschli
7th March, Swiss
Jurist

Victor Prosper ConsiderantVictor Prosper Considerant
12th October, French
Socialist

Urbano RattazziUrbano Rattazzi
20th June, Italian
Statesman
James Frederick FerrierJames Frederick Ferrier
16th June, Scottish
Philosopher

Somdet Chaophraya Sri SuriwongseSomdet Chaophraya Sri Suriwongse
23rd December, Thai
Ruler

Elisha K. RootElisha K. Root
5th May, American
Machinist

Jean-Gilbert-Victor Fialin, duke de PersignyJean-Gilbert-Victor Fialin, duke de Persigny
11th January, French
French statesman

William LindleyWilliam Lindley
7th September, British
Engineer
Emir AbdelkaderEmir Abdelkader
6th September, Algerian
Military Leader

Macgregor LairdMacgregor Laird
30th November, Scottish
Explorer
Abraham MapuAbraham Mapu
28th December, Lithuanian
Novelist

Frederik StangFrederik Stang
4th March, Norwegian
Lawyer

Everhardus Johannes PotgieterEverhardus Johannes Potgieter
27th June, Dutch
Prose Writer
Henry Darwin RogersHenry Darwin Rogers
1st August, American, Scottish
Geologist

Johann Conrad KernJohann Conrad Kern
11th June, Swiss
Statesman
Solomon FormstecherSolomon Formstecher
28th July, German
Rabbi

Anton Martin SchweigaardAnton Martin Schweigaard
11th April, Norwegian
Educator