Famous People Born In 1808

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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.
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Andrew Johnson
(17th President of the United States)
Andrew Johnson
15
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Died: July 31, 1875
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Napoleon III
(President of France from 1848 to 1852 and Emperor of the French from 1852 to 1870)
Napoleon III
21
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 9, 1873
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Jefferson Davis
(Former President of the Confederate States (1862 - 1865))
Jefferson Davis
44
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview, Kentucky, United States
Died: December 6, 1889
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Antonio Meucci
(Inventor of voice-communication apparatus)
Antonio Meucci
2
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: October 18, 1889
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Eston Hemings
3
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monticello, Virginia, United States
Died: January 3, 1856
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Thomas Cook
(Businessman)
Thomas Cook
1
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Derbyshire, England
Died: July 18, 1892
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Caroline Chisholm
(Immigrant Welfare Activist)
Caroline Chisholm
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 30th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wootton, Northampton, England
Died: March 25, 1877
 8 
Emir Abdelkader
(Military Leader)
Emir Abdelkader
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Guettana, Algeria
Died: May 26, 1883
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Salmon P. Chase
(Sixth Chief Justice of the United States)
Salmon P. Chase
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: sixth Chief Justice of the United States
Died: May 7, 1873
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Caroline Norton
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: June 15, 1877
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Princess Ludovika of Bavaria
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Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: January 25, 1892
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Mindon Min
(King of Myanmar)
Mindon Min
1
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amarapura, Myanmar
Died: October 1, 1878
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Washakie
(Saints)
Washakie
0
Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: United States
Died: February 20, 1900
Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
0
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: January 18, 1877
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Hamilton Fish
(Politician)
Hamilton Fish
0
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: September 7, 1893
Princess Louise of Prussia
1
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Königsberg, Prussian
Died: December 6, 1870
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Henry Edward Manning
(British cardinal)
Henry Edward Manning
1
Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Totteridge, England
Died: January 14, 1892
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Maria Malibran
(Spanish Mezzo-Soprano Who Was the Daughter of Tenor Manuel García)
Maria Malibran
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 23, 1836
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Horatius Bonar
1
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: July 31, 1889
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Henrik Wergeland
(Norwegian Writer and Journalist Known as a Pioneer of Norwegian Literature)
Henrik Wergeland
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kristiansand, Norway
Died: July 12, 1845
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John Scott Russell
0
Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Parkhead, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: June 8, 1882
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Michael William Balfe
(Irish Composer)
Michael William Balfe
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 20, 1870
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Johann Gustav Droysen
(German Historian)
Johann Gustav Droysen
0
Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trzebiatów, Poland
Died: June 19, 1884
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Hugh McCulloch
(Fianancier)
Hugh McCulloch
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kennebunk, Maine, United States
Died: May 24, 1895
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Frances Dana Barker Gage
(American Reformer, Feminist and Abolitionist)
Frances Dana Barker Gage
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States
Died: November 10, 1884
Frederick VII of Denmark
1
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 15, 1863
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Lysander Spooner
(Lawyer, Journalist, Essayist, Philosopher)
Lysander Spooner
1
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Athol
Died: May 14, 1887
José de Espronceda y Delgado
0
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Almendralejo, Spain
Died: May 23, 1842
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James Frederick Ferrier
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: June 11, 1864
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Everhardus Johannes Potgieter
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zwolle, Netherlands
Died: February 3, 1875
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William Strong
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Somers, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 19, 1895
 32 
Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly
(French Novelist and Short Story Writer)
Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Normandy, France
Died: April 23, 1889
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Elisha K. Root
(Machinist)
Elisha K. Root
1
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ludlow, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 1, 1865
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Raja Ali Haji
(Historian)
Raja Ali Haji
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Selangor, Malaysia
Died: 1873 AD
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John Edgar Thomson
(Civil engineer)
John Edgar Thomson
0
Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 27, 1874
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Urbano Rattazzi
(Former Prime Minister of Italy)
Urbano Rattazzi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alessandria, Italy
Died: June 5, 1873
Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr
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Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 29, 1890
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Placide Cappeau
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Roquemaure, France
Died: August 8, 1877
 39 
David Strauss
(Theologian)
David Strauss
1
Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ludwigsburg, Germany
Died: February 8, 1874
Johann Kaspar Bluntschli
0
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: October 21, 1881
Somdet Chaophraya Sri Suriwongse
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Siam
Died: January 19, 1883
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William Lindley
(Engineer)
William Lindley
0
Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 22, 1900
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Honoré Daumier
(French Painter and Sculptor Known for His Cartoons and Drawings Satirizing 19th-Century French Politics and Society)
Honoré Daumier
2
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: February 10, 1879
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Carl Spitzweg
(Painter)
Carl Spitzweg
0
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Germering, Germany
Died: September 23, 1885
 45 
Abraham Mapu
(Novelist)
Abraham Mapu
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 28th December
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 1867 AD
Samson Raphael Hirsch
0
Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 31, 1888
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Frederik Stang
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stokke, Norway
Died: June 8, 1884
 48 
Gérard de Nerval
(Best known for his novellas and poems, especially the collection Les Filles du feu (The Daughters of Fire))
Gérard de Nerval
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 26, 1855
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Macgregor Laird
(Explorer)
Macgregor Laird
0
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Greenock, Scotland
Died: January 9, 1861
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Patrice de MacMahon
(Former President of France)
Patrice de MacMahon
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Château de Sully, Sully, France
Died: October 17, 1893