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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Famous As: Writer and Philosopher
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
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 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

 4 William III of the Netherlands

William III of the Netherlands.
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palace of the Nation, 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 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
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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 Ivan Aivazovsky

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

 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 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

 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 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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 15 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

 16 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
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 17 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

 18 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
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 19 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

 20 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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 21 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

 22 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
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 23 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

 24 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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 25 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

 26 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
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 27 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

 28 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
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 29 John Leech

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

 30 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

 31 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

 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 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

 34 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

 35 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

 36 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

 37 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

 38 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

 39 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

 40 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

 41 Herman Haupt

Herman Haupt
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 14, 1905

 42 Nathan Cook Meeker

Nathan Cook Meeker
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Famous As: American journalist
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Euclid, Ohio, United States
Died: September 29, 1879

 43 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

 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 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

 46 John Gilbert

John Gilbert
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 5, 1897

 47 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

 48 William Ferrel

William Ferrel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Meteorologist
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 18, 1891

 49 George W. Julian

George W. Julian
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Centerville, Indiana, United States
Died: July 7, 1899

 50 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