Famous People Born In 1818

Discover the most famous people born in 1818. The list includes people like Karl Marx, Frederick Douglass, Emily Brontë, James Prescott Joule, Lucy Stone and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, poets, inventors and civil rights activists born in 1818. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany and many more countries.

Karl MarxKarl Marx
5th May, Prussian
Economist, Philosopher
Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
1st February, American
American orator

Alexander II of RussiaAlexander II of Russia
29th April, Russian
Emperor of Russia

Mary Todd LincolnMary Todd Lincoln
13th December, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30th July, British
Novelist

Christian IX of DenmarkChristian IX of Denmark
8th April, German, Danish
King of Denmark
Ignaz SemmelweisIgnaz Semmelweis
1st July, Austrian, Hungarian
Physician

James Prescott JouleJames Prescott Joule
24th December, British
Physicist

Charles GounodCharles Gounod
17th June, French
Composer

Lucy StoneLucy Stone
13th August, American
Women's Rights Activist
Maria MitchellMaria Mitchell
1st August, American
Astronomer

P.G.T. BeauregardP.G.T. Beauregard
28th May, American
Army General
John Henninger ReaganJohn Henninger Reagan
8th October, American
Former United States Senator from Texas

Joshua A. NortonJoshua A. Norton
4th February, American
Businessman

Alexander Bain - PhilosopherAlexander Bain - Philosopher
11th June, Scottish
Scottish philosopher
P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
28th May, American
Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor,

Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
8th November, Russian
Novelist
Marius PetipaMarius Petipa
11th March, French
Dancer, Ballet master, Choreographer, Librettist,

Richard Jordan GatlingRichard Jordan Gatling
12th September, American
Inventor

Don Carlos BuellDon Carlos Buell
23rd March, American
Military personnel
Jacob BurckhardtJacob Burckhardt
25th May, Swiss
Art historian, Historian of the modern age,

Amelia BloomerAmelia Bloomer
27th May, American
Advocate
August Wilhelm von HofmannAugust Wilhelm von Hofmann
8th April, German
Chemist, University teacher

Irvin McDowellIrvin McDowell
15th October, American
Officer

Adolf AnderssenAdolf Anderssen
6th July, German, Ukrainian
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Elizabeth Van LewElizabeth Van Lew
25th October, American
 
Francesco CrispiFrancesco Crispi
4th October, Italian
Prime Minister, Statesman,Lawyer Journalist
Edward OrdEdward Ord
18th October, American
Officer, Architect

Josh BillingsJosh Billings
21st April, American
Writer

Tewodros II of EthiopiaTewodros II of Ethiopia
30th November, Ethiopian
Emperor

Lewis Henry MorganLewis Henry Morgan
21st November, American
 
Marco MinghettiMarco Minghetti
18th November, Italian
Prime Minister, Politician, economist

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Eliza CookEliza Cook
24th December, British
Journalist, Poet, Editor

George BrownGeorge Brown
29th November, Canadian
politician, publisher, journalist

Arthur Cleveland CoxeArthur Cleveland Coxe
10th May, American
Priest

Charles-Marie-René Leconte de LisleCharles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle
22nd October, French
French poet
William George FargoWilliam George Fargo
20th May, American
Banker