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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 17th President of the United States
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Died: July 31, 1875

 2 Napoleon III

Napoleon III
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Famous As: First President of France (1848-1852), Emperor of the French (1852-70)
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 9, 1873

 3 Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis
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Famous As: Former President of the Confederate States of America
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview, Kentucky, United States
Died: December 6, 1889
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 4 Antonio Meucci

Antonio Meucci
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Inventor of voice-communication apparatus
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: October 18, 1889
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 5 Eston Hemings

Eston Hemings
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Famous As: Slave
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monticello, Virginia, United States
Died: January 3, 1856

 6 Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Derbyshire, England
Died: July 18, 1892
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 7 Caroline Chisholm

Caroline Chisholm
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Immigrant Welfare Activist
Birthdate: 30th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wootton, Northampton, England
Died: March 25, 1877
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 8 Emir Abdelkader

Emir Abdelkader
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Guettana, Algeria
Died: May 26, 1883
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 9 Salmon P. Chase

Salmon P. Chase
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Sixth Chief Justice of the United States
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: sixth Chief Justice of the United States
Died: May 7, 1873

 10 Caroline Norton

Caroline Norton
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: June 15, 1877
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 11 Princess Ludovika of Bavaria

Princess Ludovika of Bavaria
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: January 25, 1892

 12 Mindon Min

Mindon Min
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King of Myanmar
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amarapura, Myanmar
Died: October 1, 1878
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 13 Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: January 18, 1877

 14 Princess Louise of Prussia

Princess Louise of Prussia
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Königsberg, Prussian
Died: December 6, 1870
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 15 Hamilton Fish

Hamilton Fish
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: September 7, 1893

 16 Henry Edward Manning

Henry Edward Manning
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Listed In: Priests
Famous As: British cardinal
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Totteridge, England
Died: January 14, 1892
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 17 Maria Malibran

Maria Malibran
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 23, 1836

 18 Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: July 31, 1889
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 19 José de Espronceda y Delgado

José de Espronceda y Delgado
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Almendralejo, Spain
Died: May 23, 1842

 20 Henrik Wergeland

Henrik Wergeland
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kristiansand, Norway
Died: July 12, 1845
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 21 John Scott Russell

John Scott Russell
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Parkhead, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: June 8, 1882

 22 Michael William Balfe

Michael William Balfe
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Irish Composer
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 20, 1870
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 23 Johann Gustav Droysen

Johann Gustav Droysen
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trzebiatów, Poland
Died: June 19, 1884

 24 Hugh McCulloch

Hugh McCulloch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Fianancier
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kennebunk, Maine, United States
Died: May 24, 1895
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 25 Frances Dana Barker Gage

Frances Dana Barker Gage
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States
Died: November 10, 1884

 26 Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly

Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, France
Died: April 23, 1889
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 27 Raja Ali Haji

Raja Ali Haji
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Selangor, Malaysia
Died: 1873 AD

 28 Lysander Spooner

Lysander Spooner
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Famous As: Lawyer, Journalist, Essayist, Philosopher
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Athol
Died: May 14, 1887
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 29 Everhardus Johannes Potgieter

Everhardus Johannes Potgieter
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Prose Writer
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zwolle, Netherlands
Died: February 3, 1875

 30 Frederick VII of Denmark

Frederick VII of Denmark
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 15, 1863

 31 Placide Cappeau

Placide Cappeau
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Roquemaure, France
Died: August 8, 1877

 32 Elisha K. Root

Elisha K. Root
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Machinist
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ludlow, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 1, 1865

 33 Victor Prosper Considerant

Victor Prosper Considerant
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Famous As: Socialist
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salins-les-Bains, France
Died: December 27, 1893

 34 Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr

Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr
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Famous As: Critic
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 29, 1890

 35 James Frederick Ferrier

James Frederick Ferrier
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: June 11, 1864

 36 Gérard de Nerval

Gérard de Nerval
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Best known for his novellas and poems, especially the collection Les Filles du feu (The Daughters of Fire)
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 26, 1855

 37 Carl Spitzweg

Carl Spitzweg
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Germering, Germany
Died: September 23, 1885

 38 John Edgar Thomson

John Edgar Thomson
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 27, 1874

 39 Honoré Daumier

Honoré Daumier
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Famous As: Former Painter renowned for his cartoons and drawings satirizing 19th-century French politics and society
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: February 10, 1879

 40 Urbano Rattazzi

Urbano Rattazzi
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Alessandria, Italy
Died: June 5, 1873

 41 David Strauss

David Strauss
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Listed In: Theologians
Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ludwigsburg, Germany
Died: February 8, 1874

 42 William Strong

William Strong
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Somers, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 19, 1895

 43 Johann Kaspar Bluntschli

Johann Kaspar Bluntschli
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Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: October 21, 1881

 44 Somdet Chaophraya Sri Suriwongse

Somdet Chaophraya Sri Suriwongse
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Siam
Died: January 19, 1883

 45 William Lindley

William Lindley
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 22, 1900

 46 Anton Martin Schweigaard

Anton Martin Schweigaard
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: 11th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kragerø, Norway
Died: February 1, 1870

 47 Johann Conrad Kern

Johann Conrad Kern
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlingen, Switzerland
Died: April 14, 1888

 48 Solomon Formstecher

Solomon Formstecher
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Famous As: Rabbi
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Offenbach, Germany
Died: April 24, 1889

 49 Washakie

Washakie
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Listed In: Saints
Famous As: Saints
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: United States
Died: February 20, 1900

 50 Samson Raphael Hirsch

Samson Raphael Hirsch
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Listed In: Priests
Famous As: Rabbi
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 31, 1888