Famous People Born In 1809

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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.
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Abraham Lincoln
(16th President of the United States (1861-1865))
Abraham Lincoln
119
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Larue County, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 15, 1865
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Edgar Allan Poe
(Writer and Poet - Widely Regarded as a Central Figure of Romanticism in the United States)
Edgar Allan Poe
45
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1849
 3 
Charles Darwin
(Naturalist known for His Contributions to Evolutionary Biology)
Charles Darwin
71
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Mount House, Shrewsbury, England
Died: April 19, 1882
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Alfred Lord Tennyson
(19th Century English Poet Who was the Poet Laureate During Much of Queen Victoria's Reign)
Alfred Lord Tennyson
1
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Somersby, Lincolnshire, England
Died: October 6, 1892
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Kit Carson
(Explorer & Soldier)
Kit Carson
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madison County
Died: May 23, 1868
 6 
Felix Mendelssohn
(Best Known for His Solo Piano Composition 'Songs Without Words' and Founder of 'Leipzig Conservatory')
Felix Mendelssohn
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 4, 1847
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Louis Braille
(Inventor of Braille)
Louis Braille
37
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coupvray
Died: January 6, 1852
 8 
Nikolai Gogol
(Russian Novelist, Short Story Writer and Playwright)
Nikolai Gogol
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Velyki Sorochyntsi, Ukraine
Died: March 4, 1852
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William Ewart Gladstone
(Prime Minister)
William Ewart Gladstone
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: May 19, 1898
 10 
Hannibal Hamlin
(15th Vice President of the U.S.A)
Hannibal Hamlin
3
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: July 4, 1891
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Cyrus McCormick
(Inventor of mechanical reaper)
Cyrus McCormick
6
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shenandoah Valley
Died: May 13, 1884
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William Barret Travis
(Military Leader)
William Barret Travis
10
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saluda County, South Carolina, United States
Died: March 6, 1836
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
(Physician & Poet)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
1
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1894
 14 
James Glaisher
(Meteorologists)
James Glaisher
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rotherhithe, London, England
Died: February 7, 1903
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Samuel Ajayi Crowther
(The First Ever African-Anglican Bishop of West Africa)
Samuel Ajayi Crowther
0
Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Osogun, Nigeria
Died: December 31, 1891
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Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
(Indian Poet and Educator Who Disseminate Western Learning and Science Among the Young Men of Bengal)
Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: December 26, 1831
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Robert Cornelius
(Photographer)
Robert Cornelius
1
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: August 10, 1893
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Fanny Kemble
(Actress)
Fanny Kemble
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 15, 1893
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Bruno Bauer
(German Philosopher and Theologian Known for His Association and Sharp Break With ‘Karl Marx’ and ‘Friedrich Engels')
Bruno Bauer
1
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eisenberg, Germany
Died: April 13, 1882
 20 
Raphael Semmes
(Confederate naval officer)
Raphael Semmes
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland
Died: August 30, 1877
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Juliusz Słowacki
(Polish Romantic Poet)
Juliusz Słowacki
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kremenets', Ukraine
Died: April 3, 1849
 22 
Hermann Grassmann
(German Polymath Best Known for His Work as a Mathematician)
Hermann Grassmann
0
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: September 26, 1877
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Prince Albert of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
Died: October 14, 1872
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Khachatur Abovian
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia
Died: April 14, 1848
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Owen Jones
(architect)
Owen Jones
0
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: April 19, 1874
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Heinrich Hoffmann
(German physician and writer)
Heinrich Hoffmann
0
Listed In: Psychiatrists
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: September 20, 1894
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Joseph Jenkins Roberts
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: February 24, 1876
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Thomas Story Kirkbride
0
Listed In: Psychiatrists
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morrisville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 16, 1883
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Bénédict Morel
(French Psychiatrist)
Bénédict Morel
0
Listed In: Psychiatrists
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 30, 1873
 30 
James David Forbes
(Scottish Physicist and Glaciologist Known for His Research on Heat Conduction and Glaciers)
James David Forbes
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: December 31, 1868
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Edward FitzGerald
(Poet, Writer)
Edward FitzGerald
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bredfield House
Died: June 14, 1883
 32 
Juan Donoso Cortés
(Spanish Author, Politician, Diplomat, and Catholic Political Theologian)
Juan Donoso Cortés
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Valle de la Serena, Spain
Died: May 3, 1853
 33 
Fredrik Pacius
(Known as the 'Father of Finnish Music' and Composer of De facto National Anthem of Finland)
Fredrik Pacius
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: January 8, 1891
 34 
Cornelia Connelly
(Religious Leader)
Cornelia Connelly
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 18, 1879
 35 
Ljudevit Gaj
(Croatian Linguist and Journalist Who Led the 'Illyrian Movement')
Ljudevit Gaj
0
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Krapina, Croatia
Died: April 20, 1872
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Albert Pike
(Military Leader)
Albert Pike
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 2, 1891
 37 
William Brooke O'Shaughnessy
(Physician known for Medical cannabis, Intravenous therapy, Telegraphy, Forensic chemistry)
William Brooke O'Shaughnessy
0
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Died: December 31, 1889
 38 
Shimazu Nariakira
(Feudal Lord)
Shimazu Nariakira
0
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: July 16, 1858
Leopoldo O'Donnell, duke de Tetuán
0
Listed In: Prime Ministers
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Died: November 5, 1867
 40 
Pierre-Joseph van Beneden
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mechelen, Belgium
Died: January 8, 1894
 41 
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
(French Socialist and Politician Regarded as the 'Father of Anarchism')
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
7
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: January 19, 1865
 42 
Leopoldo O'Donnell
(Prime Minister of Spain)
Leopoldo O'Donnell
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Died: November 5, 1867
 43 
Sterling Price
(Politician)
Sterling Price
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prince Edward County, Virginia, U.S.
Died: September 29, 1867
Georges-Eugène Haussmann
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 11, 1891
 45 
Benjamin Peirce
(Mathematician)
Benjamin Peirce
0
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 6, 1880
 46 
Friedrich August von Quenstedt
(German Geologist, Mineralogist, and Paleontologist Known for His Research on Jurassic-Age Rocks)
Friedrich August von Quenstedt
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Eisleben, Germany
Died: December 21, 1889
Benjamin Robbins Curtis
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 15, 1874
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Karl Bodmer
(Swiss Artist Best Known for His Participation in Prince Maximilian Zu Wied-Neuwied’s Missouri River Expedition)
Karl Bodmer
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: October 30, 1893
 49 
Armand Barbes
(Politician, Lawyer)
Armand Barbes
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
Died: June 26, 1870
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Prince Eduard Franz of Liechtenstein
(Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein's son)
Prince Eduard Franz of Liechtenstein
0
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: June 27, 1864