Famous People Born In 1816

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Discover the most famous people born in 1816. The list includes people like Alexander Hamilton Jr., Werner von Siemens, Jung Bahadur Rana, Edward Hargraves, Charlotte Bronte and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, political leaders, lawyers and novelists born in 1816. This list includes people from United States, Germany, England and many more countries.
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Charlotte Bronte
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thornton, Yorkshire, England
Died: March 31, 1855
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Carl Zeiss
(Scientific instrument maker)
Carl Zeiss
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Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Weimar
Died: December 3, 1888
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George H. Thomas
(Army Officer)
George H. Thomas
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newsoms, Virginia, United States
Died: March 28, 1870
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Werner von Siemens
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Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gehrden
Died: December 6, 1892
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Jubal Early
(Lawyer)
Jubal Early
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Franklin County, Virginia, United States
Died: March 2, 1894
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Edward Hargraves
(Gold Prospector)
Edward Hargraves
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Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gosport, Hampshire
Died: October 29, 1891
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Ferdinand II of Portugal
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palais Coburg, Vienna, Austria
Died: December 15, 1885
William Sterndale Bennett
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Died: February 1, 1875
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Montgomery C. Meigs
(United States Army Officer and Civil Engineer)
Montgomery C. Meigs
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Died: January 2, 1892
 10 
Marie Lafarge
(First French Person to be Publicly Convicted Based on Direct Forensic Toxicological Evidence for Murdering Her Husband)
Marie Lafarge
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Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 7, 1852
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Maria Theresa of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: August 8, 1867
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Nathaniel P. Banks
(Politician)
Nathaniel P. Banks
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 1, 1894
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Gustav Freytag
(German Novelist and Playwright)
Gustav Freytag
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kluczbork, Poland
Died: April 30, 1895
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Stephen Allen Benson
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Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, Maryland, United States
Died: January 24, 1865
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Stephen Johnson Field
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Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haddam, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 9, 1899
 16 
Morrison Waite
(Chief Justice)
Morrison Waite
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lyme, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 23, 1888
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Charles Frédéric Gerhardt
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: August 19, 1856
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Leonilla Bariatinskaya
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 1, 1918
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Lydia Moss Bradley
(Philanthropist)
Lydia Moss Bradley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vevay, Indiana, United States
Died: January 16, 1908
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Macon Bolling Allen
(First African-American lawyer and Justice of the Peace)
Macon Bolling Allen
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Indiana, United States
Died: October 15, 1894
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Ekaterine Dadiani, Princess of Mingrelia
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Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: August 13, 1882
 22 
Ion Ghica
(Former Prime Minister of Romania)
Ion Ghica
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: May 7, 1897
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Samuel Freeman Miller
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Richmond, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 13, 1890
 24 
Josephine Louise Newcomb
(Philanthropist)
Josephine Louise Newcomb
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: April 7, 1901
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John Frederick Kensett
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Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cheshire, Connecticut, United States
Died: December 14, 1872
 26 
Ram Singh Kuka
(Philosopher)
Ram Singh Kuka
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bhaini, India
Died: January 18, 1872
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Paul Reuter
(Entrepreneur)
Paul Reuter
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Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
Died: February 25, 1899
 28 
Russell Sage
(Financier)
Russell Sage
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Verona, New York, United States
Died: July 22, 1906
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William Gull
(Physician)
William Gull
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Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colchester, England
Died: January 29, 1890
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Rudolf Wolf
(Swiss Astronomer and Mathematician Best Known for His Research on 'Sunspots')
Rudolf Wolf
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fallenden, Switzerland
Died: December 6, 1893
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Kawatake Mokuami
(Dramatist)
Kawatake Mokuami
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: January 22, 1893
 32 
Grace Aguilar
(British Novelist, Poet and Writer Best Known for Her Numerous Sentimental Novels of Domestic Life)
Grace Aguilar
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 16, 1847
 33 
Augustus Egg
(Artist)
Augustus Egg
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 26, 1863
 34 
John Curwen
(British educator)
John Curwen
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Heckmondwike, England
Died: May 26, 1880
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Charles Thomas Newton
(Archaeologist)
Charles Thomas Newton
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Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bredwardine, England
Died: November 28, 1894
 36 
Charles-Eugène Delaunay
(French Astronomer and Mathematician Whose Theory of Lunar Motion Advanced the Development of Planetary-Motion Theories)
Charles-Eugène Delaunay
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lusigny-sur-Barse, France
Died: August 5, 1872
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Giovanni Morelli
(Italian Art Critic Whose Methods of Direct Study Established the Foundation of Subsequent Art Criticism)
Giovanni Morelli
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Listed In: Art Critics
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Verona, Italy
Died: February 28, 1891
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Charles-Denis Bourbaki
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pau, France
Died: September 22, 1897
 39 
Arthur de Gobineau
(French Aristocrat & Writer Best Known for Helping to Legitimise 'Racism' by the Use of Scientific Racist Theory)
Arthur de Gobineau
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ville-d'Avray, France
Died: October 13, 1882
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Dmitry Milyutin
(Minister of War)
Dmitry Milyutin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 7, 1912
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Frederick William Robertson
(British Clergyman and Theologian)
Frederick William Robertson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 15, 1853
Philip James Bailey
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Died: September 6, 1902
Sir William Bowman, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nantwich, England
Died: March 29, 1892
 44 
Alfred Rethel
(Painter)
Alfred Rethel
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Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
Died: December 1, 1859
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Ebenezer R. Hoar
(Attorney General)
Ebenezer R. Hoar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 31, 1895
 46 
Sir John Brown
(Industrialist)
Sir John Brown
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Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Died: December 27, 1896
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Rudolf von Gneist
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 22, 1895
 48 
Paul Gervais
(Paleontologist)
Paul Gervais
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 10, 1879
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August Karl von Goeben
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hannover, Germany
Died: November 13, 1880
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Charles Gavan Duffy
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Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Monaghan Town, County Monaghan, Ireland
Died: February 9, 1903