Famous People Born In 1812

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Discover the most famous people born in 1812. The list includes people like Charles Dickens, Robert Browning, Henry Wilson, Alexander Herzen, Kirkpatrick Macmillan and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, philosophers, political leaders and novelists born in 1812. This list includes people from Germany, England, United States & Russia and many more countries.
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Charles Dickens
(The Greatest Novelist of the Victorian Era)
Charles Dickens
26
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Landport, Hampshire, England
Died: June 9, 1870
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Robert Browning
(Poet & Playwright)
Robert Browning
7
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: December 12, 1889
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Kaspar Hauser
(German Youth Who Claimed to Have Grown Up in the Total Isolation of a Darkened Cell)
Kaspar Hauser
1
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 17, 1833
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James Andrew Broun Ramsay, marquess and 10th earl of Dalhousie
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Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dalhousie Castle, Scotland
Died: December 19, 1860
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Kirkpatrick Macmillan
(Inventor of Pedal Bicycle)
Kirkpatrick Macmillan
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Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Keir, Dumfries and Galloway
Died: January 23, 1878
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Samuel Smiles
(British Author and Government Reformer)
Samuel Smiles
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
Died: April 16, 1904
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Martin Delany
(Journalist)
Martin Delany
1
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charles Town, Virginia, United States
Died: January 24, 1885
 8 
Edward Lear
(Artist)
Edward Lear
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Holloway
Died: January 29, 1888
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Augustus Pugin
(English Architect and Designer Known for His Pioneering Role in the Gothic Revival Style of Architecture)
Augustus Pugin
0
Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London, England
Died: September 14, 1852
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Théodore Rousseau
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Listed In: Realist Painters
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 22, 1867
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Louise of Orléans
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Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palermo
Died: October 11, 1850
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Alexander Herzen
(Russian Writer and Thinker Known as the ‘Father of Russian Socialism’)
Alexander Herzen
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: January 21, 1870
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Henry Wilson
(18th Vice President of the U.S.A)
Henry Wilson
2
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Farmington
Died: November 22, 1875
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Johann Gottfried Galle
(Astronomer, University teacher)
Johann Gottfried Galle
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Radis
Died: July 10, 1910
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Zuo Zongtang
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Xiangyin County
Died: September 5, 1885
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Natalia Pushkina
(Former Poet who was wife of the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin)
Natalia Pushkina
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tambov Oblast, Russia
Died: November 26, 1863
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George Grey
(11th Premier of New Zealand (1877 - 1879) )
George Grey
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: September 19, 1898
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Moses Hess
(Philosopher)
Moses Hess
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Died: April 6, 1875
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Ivan Goncharov
(Novelist)
Ivan Goncharov
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Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: September 1, 1891
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Mirza Fatali Akhundov
(Writer and Philisopher)
Mirza Fatali Akhundov
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Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shaki, Azerbaijan
Died: March 9, 1878
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Maria Cristina of Savoy
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Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cagliari, Italy
Died: January 21, 1836
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Robert Fortune
(Botanist)
Robert Fortune
1
Listed In: Botanists
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berwickshire, Scotland
Died: April 13, 1880
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Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
(Norwegian Writer and Scholar)
Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: January 5, 1885
 24 
Hendrik Conscience
(Novelist Best Known for His Romantic Nationalist Novel, 'The Lion of Flanders (1838)')
Hendrik Conscience
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: September 10, 1883
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Johanne Luise Heiberg
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Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 21, 1890
William Tappan Thompson
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Listed In: Editors
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ravenna, Ohio, United States
Died: March 24, 1882
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Alexander Hamilton Stephens
(Governor of Georgia (1882-83))
Alexander Hamilton Stephens
4
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Crawfordville, Georgia, United States
Died: March 4, 1883
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Józef Ignacy Kraszewski
(Polish Writer Best Known for His Epic Series on the History of Poland)
Józef Ignacy Kraszewski
1
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: March 19, 1887
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Friedrich von Flotow
(German composer)
Friedrich von Flotow
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mecklenburg
Died: January 24, 1883
Charles John Canning, Earl Canning
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 17, 1862
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Charles Lewis Tiffany
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Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: February 18, 1902
Amélie of Leuchtenberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: January 26, 1873
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Berthold Auerbach
(Poet, Writer, Poet lawyer)
Berthold Auerbach
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Horb am Neckar
Died: February 8, 1882
Robert Richard Torrens
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Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: August 31, 1884
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Peer Ali Khan
(Indian Revolutionary Known for His Leading Role in the Organization of the Great Revolt of 1857)
Peer Ali Khan
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: July 7, 1857
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Charley Parkhurst
(Stagecoach driver)
Charley Parkhurst
1
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Sharon, Vermont, United States
Died: December 18, 1879
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Harriet Farley
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United States
Died: November 12, 1907
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Maximilian Karl Lamoral O'Donnell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Goldegg, Austria
Died: July 14, 1895
 39 
Eduard van der Nüll
(Former architect, who was one of the great masters in the historicist style of Vienna's Ringstrasse)
Eduard van der Nüll
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Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 4, 1868
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Henry Mayhew
(British Journalist, Playwright and One of the Co-founders of the Satirical Magazine 'Punch')
Henry Mayhew
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 25, 1887
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Fernando Wood
(Politician)
Fernando Wood
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 14, 1881
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Sigismond Thalberg
(Austrian Composer and One of the Most Distinguished Virtuoso Pianists of the 19th Century)
Sigismond Thalberg
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: April 27, 1871
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Louis Leroy
(Painter)
Louis Leroy
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Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 1, 1885
Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde
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Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sângeorgiu de Pădure, Romania
Died: October 1, 1841
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Madame Restell
(Abortionist)
Madame Restell
1
Listed In: Business Women
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: England
Died: April 1, 1878
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Richard March Hoe
0
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 7, 1886
 47 
Agoston Haraszthy
(Viticulturist)
Agoston Haraszthy
0
Listed In: Noblemen
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: July 6, 1869
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Robert Gordon Latham
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Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
Died: March 9, 1888
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Zygmunt Krasiński
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 23, 1859
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Izmail Sreznevsky
(Philologist)
Izmail Sreznevsky
0
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaroslavl, Russia
Died: February 21, 1880