Famous People Born In 1809

Discover the most famous people born in 1809. The list includes people like Abraham Lincoln, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Darwin, William Ewart Gladstone, Kit Carson and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, poets, political leaders and soldiers born in 1809. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom and many more countries.

Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln
12th February, American
American President.
Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19th January, American
Author, Poet, Editor and Literary Critic

Charles DarwinCharles Darwin
12th February, British
Naturalist, Geologist

Kit CarsonKit Carson
24th December, American
Explorer & Soldier

William Ewart GladstoneWilliam Ewart Gladstone
29th December, British
 

Louis BrailleLouis Braille
4th January, French
Inventor of Braille
Hannibal HamlinHannibal Hamlin
27th August, American
15th Vice President of the U.S.A

Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29th December, American
Military Leader

Cyrus McCormickCyrus McCormick
15th February, American
Inventor of mechanical reaper

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
29th August, American
Writer, Physician
Alfred Lord TennysonAlfred Lord Tennyson
5th August, British
Poet

William Barret TravisWilliam Barret Travis
1st August, American
Military Leader
Nikolai GogolNikolai Gogol
31st March, Russian
Playwright

Pierre-Joseph ProudhonPierre-Joseph Proudhon
15th January, French
Economist, Sociologist, Politician, Journalist,

William B. TravisWilliam B. Travis
1st August, American
Military personnel
Henry Louis Vivian DerozioHenry Louis Vivian Derozio
18th April, Indian
Poet

Joseph Jenkins RobertsJoseph Jenkins Roberts
15th March, Liberian, American
President
Samuel Ajayi CrowtherSamuel Ajayi Crowther
30th November, Nigerian
translator, Bible translator

Sterling PriceSterling Price
14th September, American
Politician

Benjamin Robbins CurtisBenjamin Robbins Curtis
4th November, American
Jurist
Robert CorneliusRobert Cornelius
1st March, American
Photographer

Raphael SemmesRaphael Semmes
27th September, American
Confederate naval officer
Bruno BauerBruno Bauer
6th September, German
Philosopher, Theologian, Historian

Manuel Blanco RomasantaManuel Blanco Romasanta
18th November, Spanish
Serial killer

Fanny KembleFanny Kemble
27th November, British
Actress

Hermann GrassmannHermann Grassmann
15th April
Mathematician, Physicist, Linguist, High school
Shimazu NariakiraShimazu Nariakira
28th April, Japanese
Feudal Lord
Baron HaussmannBaron Haussmann
27th March, French
Urban planner

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron TennysonAlfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson
6th August, British
Poet

Karl BodmerKarl Bodmer
11th February, Swiss
painter, photographer

Mariano José de LarraMariano José de Larra
24th March, Spanish
Journalist, novelist, playwright, politician
Benjamin PeirceBenjamin Peirce
4th April, American
Mathematician

Continue Reading Below
Owen JonesOwen Jones
15th February, British
architect

Tryon EdwardsTryon Edwards
7th August, American
Theologian

Felix Mendelssohn-BartholdyFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
3rd February, German
 

William E. GladstoneWilliam E. Gladstone
29th December, British
Politician
Edward FitzGeraldEdward FitzGerald
31st March, British
Poet, Writer

Hermann Günther GrassmannHermann Günther Grassmann
15th April, German, Polish
Polymath
W.E. GladstoneW.E. Gladstone
30th November
Prime Minister

Juliusz SłowackiJuliusz Słowacki
4th September, Polish, Ukrainian
Poet