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.

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
12th July, American
Writer and Philosopher
Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22nd March, American
Military Leader

William III of the NetherlandsWilliam III of the Netherlands
19th February, Dutch
King

Debendranath TagoreDebendranath Tagore
15th May, Indian
Philosopher

Sir Syed Ahmad KhanSir Syed Ahmad Khan
17th October, Indian
Founder of Aligarh Muslim University

George A. SmithGeorge A. Smith
26th June, American
Political leader
Syed Ahmad KhanSyed Ahmad Khan
17th October, Indian, British
Judge, Philosopher, Knight, Lawyer

Ivan AivazovskyIvan Aivazovsky
29th July, Ukrainian, Russian
Painter

Branwell BrontëBranwell Brontë
26th June, British
Painter, Poet, Writer
Richard DaddRichard Dadd
1st August, British
Painter, Illustrator

George Henry LewesGeorge Henry Lewes
18th April, British
Philosopher
Joseph Dalton HookerJoseph Dalton Hooker
30th June, British
Botanist, Explorer, Pteridologist, Bryologist

Theodor MommsenTheodor Mommsen
30th November, German
Historian

George Frederic WattsGeorge Frederic Watts
23rd February, British
Painter, Sculptor

Édouard-Léon Scott de MartinvilleÉdouard-Léon Scott de Martinville
25th April, French
Publisher

Austen Henry LayardAusten Henry Layard
5th March, British
Archaeologist
Benjamin JowettBenjamin Jowett
15th April, British
Tutor

José ZorrillaJosé Zorrilla
21st February, Spanish
Poet

Albert von KöllikerAlbert von Kölliker
6th July, Swiss
Anatomist

Theodor StormTheodor Storm
14th September, German
Lawyer, writer
Frederick Theodore FrelinghuysenFrederick Theodore Frelinghuysen
4th August, American
Politician

Aleksey Konstantinovich TolstoyAleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy
5th September, Russian
poet,novelist
Niels GadeNiels Gade
22nd February, Danish
Danish composer

Charles-François DaubignyCharles-François Daubigny
15th February, French
Painter

Mihail KogălniceanuMihail Kogălniceanu
6th September, Moldovan, Romanian
Statesman
Charles-Édouard Brown-SéquardCharles-Édouard Brown-Séquard
8th April, Mauritian
Neurologist

Mary Ann BickerdykeMary Ann Bickerdyke
19th July, American
Medical worker
Heinrich GraetzHeinrich Graetz
31st October, Polish
Historian

Alexander Tilloch GaltAlexander Tilloch Galt
6th September, British
Politician

Theophilus ShepstoneTheophilus Shepstone
8th January, British, South African
Statesman
James Thomas FieldsJames Thomas Fields
31st December, American
Publisher, Journalist

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Herman HauptHerman Haupt
26th March, American
Civil Engineer
Shimazu HisamitsuShimazu Hisamitsu
28th November, Japanese
Samurai

Tom TaylorTom Taylor
19th October, British
Dramatist

Pierre LaroussePierre Larousse
23rd October, French
Lexicographer

Baha'u'llahBaha'u'llah
12th November, Persian
Religious leader
Charles-Adolphe WurtzCharles-Adolphe Wurtz
26th November, French
Chemist
Thomas HolmesThomas Holmes
30th November, American
Mortician

Rudolf Hermann LotzeRudolf Hermann Lotze
21st May, German
Philosopher

Janos AranyJanos Arany
2nd March, Hungarian
 

Nathan Cook MeekerNathan Cook Meeker
12th July, American
American journalist