Famous People Born In 1815

Discover the most famous people born in 1815. The list includes people like Ada Lovelace, Otto von Bismarck, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, George Boole, Henry Parkes and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, prime ministers, artists and mathematicians born in 1815. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, Germany and many more countries.
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Ada Lovelace
(Countess of Lovelace)
Ada Lovelace
38
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: November 27, 1852
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Otto von Bismarck
(Chancellor of the German Empire (1871 - 1890))
Otto von Bismarck
35
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schönhausen, Germany
Died: July 30, 1898
 3 
George Boole
(Mathematician, Philosopher, and Logician Best Known as the Author of ‘The Laws of Thought’)
George Boole
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Died: December 8, 1864
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John A. Macdonald
(The First Prime Minister of Canada (1878 - 1891))
John A. Macdonald
14
Listed In: Prime Ministers
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: June 6, 1891
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George Meade
(American Army Officer Who Decisively Defeated Confederate General Robert E. Lee in the American Civil War)
George Meade
3
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cádiz, Spain
Died: November 6, 1872
 6 
Henry Parkes
(7th Premier of New South Wales)
Henry Parkes
33
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canley, Coventry, England
Died: April 27, 1896
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Anthony Trollope
3
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 6, 1882
 8 
Karl Weierstrass
(Mathematician)
Karl Weierstrass
1
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ennigerloh
Died: February 19, 1897
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Edward John Eyre
(Explorer)
Edward John Eyre
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Whipsnade, England
Died: November 30, 1901
 10 
Ľudovít Štúr
(Revolutionary Politician and an Important Figure in Slovak History)
Ľudovít Štúr
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uhrovec, Slovakia
Died: January 12, 1856
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Otto of Greece
(Former King of Greece (1832 - 1862))
Otto of Greece
3
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: July 26, 1867
Richard Henry Dana Jr.
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 6, 1882
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Julia Margaret Cameron
(Photographer)
Julia Margaret Cameron
2
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: January 26, 1879
 14 
John Bosco
(Italian Catholic Priest Known for Educating the Poor and Founded the Education System 'Salesian Preventive System')
John Bosco
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy
Died: January 31, 1888
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William J. Hardee
(Army Officer)
William J. Hardee
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Camden County, Georgia, United States
Died: November 6, 1873
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Constantin von Tischendorf
(German Biblical Scholar Known for Discovering World's Oldest and Most Complete Bible)
Constantin von Tischendorf
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saxony, Germany
Died: December 7, 1874
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Horace Wells
(Dentist)
Horace Wells
3
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hartford, Vermont, United States
Died: January 24, 1848
 18 
Crawford Long
(American Surgeon and Pharmacist Best Known for His First Use of Inhaled 'Sulfuric Ether' as an Anesthetic)
Crawford Long
1
Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Danielsville, Georgia, United States
Died: June 16, 1878
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Rufus Wilmot Griswold
(Journalist, Writer, Literary critic, Poet)
Rufus Wilmot Griswold
1
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Benson
Died: August 27, 1857
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Thomas Couture
(Fine art artist)
Thomas Couture
0
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Senlis, France
Died: March 30, 1879
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Edward James Roye
(Politician)
Edward James Roye
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, Ohio, United States
Died: February 11, 1872
 22 
Edward Forbes
(Naturalist)
Edward Forbes
0
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: November 18, 1854
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Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte
(French Nobleman, Revolutionary and Politician Who Played a Key Role in the French Revolution (1789–99))
Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: April 7, 1881
 24 
Robert Remak
(German Physiologist Known for Discovering the Three Germ Layers of Embryo: 'Ectoderm', 'Mesoderm' and 'Endoderm')
Robert Remak
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: August 29, 1865
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Princess Therese of Nassau-Weilburg
(Princess)
Princess Therese of Nassau-Weilburg
0
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Weilburg, Germany
Died: December 8, 1871
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Nahienaena
(Princess)
Nahienaena
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Hawaii
Died: December 30, 1836
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Adolph Menzel
(Artist)
Adolph Menzel
1
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: February 9, 1905
 28 
Ii Naosuke
(Politician)
Ii Naosuke
0
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edo
Died: March 24, 1860
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Dan Emmett
(American Songwriter, Entertainer and Founder of the First Troupe of the 'Blackface')
Dan Emmett
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States
Died: June 28, 1904
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Pavel Andreyevich Fedotov
(Painter)
Pavel Andreyevich Fedotov
0
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 26, 1852
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Eliza Farnham
(Writer)
Eliza Farnham
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rensselaer, New York, United States
Died: December 15, 1864
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Eugène Marin Labiche
(Dramatist)
Eugène Marin Labiche
0
Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 23, 1888
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Emanuel Geibel
(Poet)
Emanuel Geibel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Died: April 6, 1884
 34 
Ernest Meissonier
(French Classicist Painter and Sculptor Famous for His Depictions of Napoleon, His Armies and Military Themes)
Ernest Meissonier
0
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 31, 1891
 35 
Andrew Jackson Downing
Andrew Jackson Downing
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States
Died: July 28, 1852
 36 
Myrtilla Miner
(Abolitionist)
Myrtilla Miner
0
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brookfield, New York,United States
Died: December 17, 1864
 37 
Rafael Carrera
(Politician)
Rafael Carrera
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: April 14, 1865
 38 
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(American Women's Rights Activist and Key Figure Behind 'Seneca Falls Convention')
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
56
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johnstown
Died: October 26, 1902
 39 
Johann Jakob Bachofen
(Antiquarian)
Johann Jakob Bachofen
0
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: November 25, 1887
 40 
Hablot Knight Browne
(Artist)
Hablot Knight Browne
0
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lambeth, England
Died: July 8, 1882
 41 
Gottfried Kinkel
(Poet)
Gottfried Kinkel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oberkassel, Germany
Died: November 13, 1882
 42 
Arnaud-Michel d'Abbadie
(Irish-born French Geographer Who Explored Ethiopia with His Brother)
Arnaud-Michel d'Abbadie
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 8, 1893
 43 
Josip Juraj Strossmayer
(Croatian Politician Who Co-Established the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts)
Josip Juraj Strossmayer
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Osijek, Croatia
Died: April 8, 1905
 44 
Cornelius Krieghoff
(Painter)
Cornelius Krieghoff
0
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: March 5, 1872
 45 
Thomas Bangs Thorpe
(Humorist)
Thomas Bangs Thorpe
0
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 20, 1878
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Benjamin Caunt
(Boxer)
Benjamin Caunt
0
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hucknall, England
Died: September 10, 1861
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John O'Mahony
(Scholar)
John O'Mahony
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kilbeheny, Ireland
Died: February 7, 1877
 48 
Warren De la Rue
(British Astronomer, Chemist, and Inventor Famous for His Pioneering Work in Astronomical Photography)
Warren De la Rue
0
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guernsey, Guernsey
Died: April 19, 1889
 49 
James B. Francis
(British-American Civil Engineer, Who Invented the 'Francis Turbine')
James B. Francis
0
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oxfordshire, England
Died: September 18, 1892
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Andreas Achenbach
(Painter)
Andreas Achenbach
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
Died: April 1, 1910