Famous People Born In 1809

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Abraham Lincoln
(16th President of the United States (1861-1865))
Abraham Lincoln
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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
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Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Mount House, Shrewsbury, England
Died: April 19, 1882
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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
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Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1849
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Alfred Lord Tennyson
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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
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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
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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
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Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coupvray
Died: January 6, 1852
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William Ewart Gladstone
(Prime Minister)
William Ewart Gladstone
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: May 19, 1898
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Nikolai Gogol
(Playwright)
Nikolai Gogol
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Velyki Sorochyntsi, Ukraine
Died: March 4, 1852
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Hannibal Hamlin
(15th Vice President of the U.S.A)
Hannibal Hamlin
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Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: July 4, 1891
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William Barret Travis
(Military Leader)
William Barret Travis
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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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Cyrus McCormick
(Inventor of mechanical reaper)
Cyrus McCormick
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Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shenandoah Valley
Died: May 13, 1884
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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
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: December 26, 1831
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
(Physician & Poet)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1894
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James Glaisher
(Meteorologists)
James Glaisher
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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
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Nigeria
Died: December 31, 1891
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Fanny Kemble
(Actress)
Fanny Kemble
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 15, 1893
Georges-Eugène Haussmann
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 11, 1891
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Robert Cornelius
(Photographer)
Robert Cornelius
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Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: August 10, 1893
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Juliusz Słowacki
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kremenets', Ukraine
Died: April 3, 1849
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Khachatur Abovian
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia
Died: April 14, 1848
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Bruno Bauer
(Philosopher, Theologian, Historian)
Bruno Bauer
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Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eisenberg, Germany
Died: April 13, 1882
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Edward FitzGerald
(Poet, Writer)
Edward FitzGerald
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bredfield House
Died: June 14, 1883
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Shimazu Nariakira
(Feudal Lord)
Shimazu Nariakira
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Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: July 16, 1858
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Prince Albert of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
Died: October 14, 1872
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Heinrich Hoffmann
(German physician and writer)
Heinrich Hoffmann
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Listed In: Psychiatrists
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: September 20, 1894
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Cornelia Connelly
(Religious Leader)
Cornelia Connelly
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 18, 1879
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Owen Jones
(architect)
Owen Jones
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Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: April 19, 1874
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Hermann Grassmann
(German Polymath Best Known for His Work as a Mathematician)
Hermann Grassmann
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Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: September 26, 1877
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Thomas Story Kirkbride
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Listed In: Psychiatrists
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morrisville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 16, 1883
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Joseph Jenkins Roberts
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: February 24, 1876
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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
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: October 30, 1893
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Bénédict Morel
(Psychiatrist)
Bénédict Morel
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Listed In: Psychiatrists
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 30, 1873
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James David Forbes
(Scottish Physicist and Glaciologist Known for His Research on Heat Conduction and Glaciers)
James David Forbes
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: December 31, 1868
Leopoldo O'Donnell, duke de Tetuán
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Listed In: Prime Ministers
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Died: November 5, 1867
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Albert Pike
(Military Leader)
Albert Pike
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 2, 1891
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Benjamin Peirce
(Mathematician)
Benjamin Peirce
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 6, 1880
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Mariano José de Larra
(Romantic Writer and Journalist Best Known for His Numerous Essays and His Infamous Suicide)
Mariano José de Larra
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Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: February 13, 1837
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Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
(French Socialist and Politician Regarded as the 'Father of Anarchism')
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
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Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: January 19, 1865
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Pierre-Joseph van Beneden
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mechelen, Belgium
Died: January 8, 1894
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Tryon Edwards
(Theologian)
Tryon Edwards
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Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford , Connecticut, U.S.
Died: January 4, 1894
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Raphael Semmes
(Confederate naval officer)
Raphael Semmes
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland
Died: August 30, 1877
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Sterling Price
(Politician)
Sterling Price
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prince Edward County, Virginia, U.S.
Died: September 29, 1867
Friedrich August von Quenstedt
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Eisleben, Germany
Died: December 21, 1889
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Elizabeth Greenfield
(American Singer Who was Considered the Best-Known Black Concert Artist of Her Time)
Elizabeth Greenfield
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Listed In: Opera Singers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Natchez, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1876 AD
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Juan Donoso Cortés
(Politician, Writer)
Juan Donoso Cortés
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Valle de la Serena, Spain
Died: May 3, 1853
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Leopoldo O'Donnell
(Prime Minister of Spain)
Leopoldo O'Donnell
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Died: November 5, 1867
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James MacCullagh
(Mathematician)
James MacCullagh
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Landahaussy, Northern Ireland
Died: October 24, 1847
Benjamin Robbins Curtis
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 15, 1874
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Prince Eduard Franz of Liechtenstein
(Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein's son)
Prince Eduard Franz of Liechtenstein
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Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: June 27, 1864
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.