Famous People Born In 1817

Discover the most famous people born in 1817. The list includes people like Henry David Thoreau, Debendranath Tagore, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, George A. Smith, Syed Ahmad Khan and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include philosophers, artists, poets and judges born in 1817. This list includes people from England, United States, India 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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 1 Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Naturalist, Essayist
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 6, 1862

 2 Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
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Famous As: Founder of Aligarh Muslim University
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: March 27, 1898

 3 Baháʼu'lláh

Baháʼu'lláh
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Famous As: Religion Founder
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tehrān, Iran
Died: May 29, 1892
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 4 William III of the Netherlands

William III of the Netherlands
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King of the Netherlands (1849-1890)
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belgium
Died: November 23, 1890
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 5 Braxton Bragg

Braxton Bragg
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warrenton, North Carolina, United States
Died: September 27, 1876

 6 Louise of Hesse-Kassel

Louise of Hesse-Kassel
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Famous As: Queen of Denmark
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kassel, Electorate of Hesse, German Confederation
Died: September 29, 1898
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 7 Ivan Aivazovsky

Ivan Aivazovsky
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Feodosia, Russia
Died: May 2, 1900
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 8 Branwell Brontë

Branwell Brontë
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Painter, Poet, Writer
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yorkshire
Died: September 24, 1848
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 9 Debendranath Tagore

Debendranath Tagore
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: January 19, 1905

 10 Richard Dadd

Richard Dadd
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter, Illustrator
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chatham
Died: January 7, 1886
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 11 Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
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Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Biebrich Palace, Wiesbaden, Germany
Died: November 17, 1905

 12 Joseph Dalton Hooker

Joseph Dalton Hooker
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Halesworth, Suffolk, England
Died: December 10, 1911
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 13 Theodor Mommsen

Theodor Mommsen
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Garding
Died: November 1, 1903

 14 John Leech

John Leech
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 29, 1864
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 15 George Henry Lewes

George Henry Lewes
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 30, 1878

 16 George Frederic Watts

George Frederic Watts
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marylebone, Middlesex, England
Died: July 1, 1904
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 17 Princess Clémentine of Orléans

Princess Clémentine of Orléans
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Château de Neuilly, France
Died: February 16, 1907

 18 Baha'u'llah

Baha'u'llah
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Famous As: Religious leader
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: May 29, 1892
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 19 Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville

Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville
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Famous As: Publisher
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris
Died: April 26, 1879

 20 Austen Henry Layard

Austen Henry Layard
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Famous As: Archaeologist
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 5, 1894
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 21 Benjamin Jowett

Benjamin Jowett
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Tutor
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England
Died: October 1, 1893

 22 Albert von Kölliker

Albert von Kölliker
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Listed In: Physiologists
Famous As: Anatomist
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: November 2, 1905
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 23 Mihail Kogălniceanu

Mihail Kogălniceanu
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iași, Romania
Died: July 1, 1891

 24 Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen

Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 18, 1895
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 25 Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy

Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: poet,novelist
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: October 10, 1875

 26 Theodor Storm

Theodor Storm
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Husum, Germany
Died: July 4, 1888
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 27 George A. Smith

George A. Smith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Potsdam, New York
Died: September 1, 1875

 28 Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria-Este

Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
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Listed In: Noblewomen
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: March 25, 1886
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 29 Niels Gade

Niels Gade
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Danish composer
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen
Died: December 21, 1890

 30 Rudolf Hermann Lotze

Rudolf Hermann Lotze
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bautzen, Germany
Died: July 1, 1881

 31 Charles-Édouard Brown-Séquard

Charles-Édouard Brown-Séquard
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Neurologist
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Port Louis, Mauritius
Died: April 2, 1894

 32 Charles-François Daubigny

Charles-François Daubigny
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 19, 1878

 33 Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen

Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Millstone, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 20, 1885

 34 Janos Arany

Janos Arany
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salonta, Romania
Died: October 22, 1882

 35 Shimazu Hisamitsu

Shimazu Hisamitsu
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Samurai
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kagoshima Castle, Kagoshima, Japan
Died: December 6, 1887

 36 Heinrich Graetz

Heinrich Graetz
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Listed In: Historians
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: September 7, 1891

 37 Theophilus Shepstone

Theophilus Shepstone
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westbury-on-Trym, England
Died: June 23, 1893

 38 Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet

Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wadsley, England
Died: November 20, 1898

 39 James Thomas Fields

James Thomas Fields
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Famous As: Publisher
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: April 24, 1881

 40 C. H. D. Buys Ballot

C. H. D. Buys Ballot
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kloetinge, Netherlands
Died: February 3, 1890

 41 John Callcott Horsley

John Callcott Horsley
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 18, 1903

 42 Alexander Tilloch Galt

Alexander Tilloch Galt
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chelsea,London, England
Died: September 19, 1893

 43 Nikoloz Baratashvili

Nikoloz Baratashvili
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: October 21, 1845

 44 Charles-Adolphe Wurtz

Charles-Adolphe Wurtz
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Listed In: Chemists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wolfisheim, France
Died: May 12, 1884

 45 Carl Nägeli

Carl Nägeli
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Listed In: Botanists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kilchberg, Switzerland
Died: May 10, 1891

 46 Mary Ann Bickerdyke

Mary Ann Bickerdyke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Medical worker
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Knox County, Ohio, United States
Died: November 8, 1901

 47 José Zorrilla

José Zorrilla
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
Died: January 23, 1893

 48 Horatio Hale

Horatio Hale
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Famous As: Ethnologist
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newport, New Hampshire, United States
Died: December 28, 1896

 49 Tom Taylor

Tom Taylor
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, England
Died: July 12, 1880

 50 John Bigelow

John Bigelow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malden-on-Hudson, Saugerties, New York, United States
Died: December 19, 1911