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.

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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Abraham Lincoln
(16th President of the United States (1861-1865))

Abraham Lincoln
83
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Larue County, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 15, 1865

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Charles Darwin
(Naturalist known for His Contributions to Evolutionary Biology)

Charles Darwin
60
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Mount House, Shrewsbury, England
Died: April 19, 1882

 3 
Edgar Allan Poe
(Writer and Poet - Widely Regarded as a Central Figure of Romanticism in the United States)

Edgar Allan Poe
27
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1849
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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
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madison County
Died: May 23, 1868

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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
32
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coupvray
Died: January 6, 1852
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 8 
William Ewart Gladstone
(Prime Minister)

William Ewart Gladstone
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: May 19, 1898
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 9 
Nikolai Gogol
(Playwright)

Nikolai Gogol
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Velyki Sorochyntsi, Ukraine
Died: March 4, 1852

 10 
Hannibal Hamlin
(15th Vice President of the U.S.A)

Hannibal Hamlin
1
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: July 4, 1891
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William Barret Travis
(Military Leader)

William Barret Travis
6
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saluda County, South Carolina, United States
Died: March 6, 1836

 12 
Cyrus McCormick
(Inventor of mechanical reaper)

Cyrus McCormick
2
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shenandoah Valley
Died: May 13, 1884
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Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
8
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: December 26, 1831

 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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 15 
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

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Samuel Ajayi Crowther
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Nigeria
Died: December 31, 1891
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 17 
Robert Cornelius
(Photographer)

Robert Cornelius
1
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: August 10, 1893

 18 
Bruno Bauer
(Philosopher, Theologian, Historian)

Bruno Bauer
0
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eisenberg, Germany
Died: April 13, 1882
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Juliusz Słowacki
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kremenets', Ukraine
Died: April 3, 1849

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Khachatur Abovian
0
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

Georges-Eugène Haussmann
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 11, 1891
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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

 24 
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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 25 
Shimazu Nariakira
(Feudal Lord)

Shimazu Nariakira
0
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: July 16, 1858

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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 27 
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

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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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 29 
Bénédict Morel
(Psychiatrist)

Bénédict Morel
0
Listed In: Psychiatrists
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 30, 1873

 30 
Juan Donoso Cortés
(Politician, Writer)

Juan Donoso Cortés
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Valle de la Serena, Spain
Died: May 3, 1853

 31 

James David Forbes
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: December 31, 1868

 32 
Edward FitzGerald
(Poet, Writer)

Edward FitzGerald
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bredfield House
Died: June 14, 1883

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

 34 
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

 35 
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

 36 

Joseph Jenkins Roberts
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: February 24, 1876

 37 
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
(French Socialist and Politician Regarded as the 'Father of Anarchism')

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
6
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: January 19, 1865

 38 

Pierre-Joseph van Beneden
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mechelen, Belgium
Died: January 8, 1894

 39 

Hermann Grassmann
0
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: September 26, 1877

Benjamin Robbins Curtis
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 15, 1874

 41 
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

 42 
Benjamin Peirce
(Mathematician)

Benjamin Peirce
0
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 6, 1880

 43 
Mariano José de Larra
(Romantic Writer and Journalist Best Known for His Numerous Essays and His Infamous Suicide)

Mariano José de Larra
0
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: February 13, 1837

Friedrich August von Quenstedt
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Eisleben, Germany
Died: December 21, 1889

 45 
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

 46 

John A. Dahlgren
0
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 12, 1870

 47 
Louis Charles Delescluze
(Revolutionary leader)

Louis Charles Delescluze
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dreux, France
Died: May 25, 1871

 48 
Karl Bodmer
(Painter)

Karl Bodmer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: October 30, 1893

 49 
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

 50 
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