Famous People Born In 1818

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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.
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Karl Marx
(Philosopher & Economist - Famous for His Theory of 'Marxism' )
Karl Marx
86
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trier, Germany
Died: March 14, 1883
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Frederick Douglass
(American Social Reformer, Abolitionist, Orator, Writer, and Statesman)
Frederick Douglass
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Talbot County, Maryland, United States
Died: February 20, 1895
 3 
Mary Todd Lincoln
(Wife of Former US President Abraham Lincoln and the First Lady of the United States (1861 - 1865))
Mary Todd Lincoln
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 16, 1882
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Alexander II of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (1855 - 1881))
Alexander II of Russia
10
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 13, 1881
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Emily Brontë
(Novelist)
Emily Brontë
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thornton, West Yorkshire
Died: December 19, 1848
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James Prescott Joule
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salford, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: October 11, 1889
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Ignaz Semmelweis
(Physician)
Ignaz Semmelweis
7
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tabán, Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 13, 1865
 8 
Ivan Turgenev
(Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet & Popularizer of Russian Literature in the West)
Ivan Turgenev
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oryol, Russia
Died: September 3, 1883
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Lucy Stone
(American Abolitionist, Suffragist, Orator, and Women's Rights Activist)
Lucy Stone
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Brookfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: October 19, 1893
 10 
Tewodros II of Ethiopia
(Emperor of Ethiopia from 1855 to 1868)
Tewodros II of Ethiopia
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Qwara, Dembiya
Died: April 13, 1868
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Charles Gounod
(French Composer Best Known for His Operas: ‘Faust’ and ‘Roméo et Juliette’)
Charles Gounod
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 18, 1893
 12 
Maria Mitchell
(Astronomer)
Maria Mitchell
3
Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nantucket
Died: June 28, 1889
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Christian IX of Denmark
(Former King of Denmark (1863 – 1906))
Christian IX of Denmark
3
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Germany
Died: January 29, 1906
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Wade Hampton III
2
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: April 11, 1902
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Richard Jordan Gatling
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hertford County
Died: February 26, 1903
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Joshua A. Norton
(Proclaimed himself "Norton I., Emperor of the United States")
Joshua A. Norton
1
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London or other parts of England
Died: January 8, 1880
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Alexander Bain - Philosopher
(Scottish philosopher)
Alexander Bain - Philosopher
1
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aberdeen
Died: September 18, 1903
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Francesco Crispi
(Prime Minister, Statesman,Lawyer Journalist)
Francesco Crispi
0
Listed In: Prime Ministers
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ribera, Agrigento, Italy
Died: August 12, 1901
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Marius Petipa
(One of the Most Influential Ballet Masters and Choreographers in Ballet History)
Marius Petipa
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: July 14, 1910
 20 
John Henninger Reagan
(Former United States Senator from Texas)
John Henninger Reagan
1
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sevierville, Tennessee, U.S.
Died: March 6, 1905
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George Brown
(Journalist, Politician and one of the Fathers of Confederation)
George Brown
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland,
Died: May 9, 1880
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Don Carlos Buell
(Military personnel)
Don Carlos Buell
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lowell
Died: November 19, 1898
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Jacob Burckhardt
(Swiss Historian of Art and Culture)
Jacob Burckhardt
0
Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: August 8, 1897
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Irvin McDowell
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus
Died: May 4, 1885
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Manuelito
(Tribe Leader)
Manuelito
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bears Ears, Utah, United States
Died: 1893 AD
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Elizabeth Keckley
0
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Historic Dinwiddie Courthouse, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
Died: April 30, 1907
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Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 20, 1874
 28 
Ernest II
(Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha)
Ernest II
1
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: August 22, 1893
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August Wilhelm von Hofmann
(Chemist, University teacher)
August Wilhelm von Hofmann
1
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gießen
Died: May 5, 1892
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Amelia Bloomer
(American Women's Rights Advocate and Newspaper Editor)
Amelia Bloomer
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Homer, New York, United States
Died: December 30, 1894
 31 
Angelo Secchi
(Italian Jesuit Priest and Astrophysicist, Who Made the First Survey of the Spectra of Stars)
Angelo Secchi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reggio Emilia, Italy
Died: February 26, 1878
 32 
Zacharias Topelius
(Finnish Writer, Poet and Historian Best Known for Writing Finnish Historical Novels in Swedish)
Zacharias Topelius
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nykarleby, Finland
Died: March 12, 1898
 33 
Elizabeth Van Lew
(Abolitionist Known for Operating a Spy Ring for ‘Union Army’ during ‘American Civil War’)
Elizabeth Van Lew
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: September 25, 1900
 34 
P.G.T. Beauregard
(Confederate general during American Civil War)
P.G.T. Beauregard
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, United States
Died: February 20, 1893
 35 
Amalia of Oldenburg
0
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: May 20, 1875
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Rudolf von Jhering
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Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aurich, Germany
Died: September 17, 1892
 37 
Charles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle
(Poet of the Parnassian movement)
Charles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Paul, Réunion, France
Died: July 17, 1894
 38 
James Anthony Froude
(British Historian, Novelist, Biographer, and Editor of Fraser’s Magazine)
James Anthony Froude
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dartington Rectory, Devon, England
Died: October 20, 1894
 39 
William M. Evarts
(Politician)
William M. Evarts
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 28, 1901
 40 
William Moon
(Teacher)
William Moon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Horsmonden, England
Died: October 9, 1894
 41 
Marco Minghetti
(Prime Minister, Politician, economist)
Marco Minghetti
0
Listed In: Prime Ministers
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: December 10, 1886
 42 
Karl Freiherr von Vogelsang
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Legnica, Poland
Died: November 8, 1890
 43 
Juana Manuela Gorriti
(Writer, Journalist)
Juana Manuela Gorriti
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rosario de la Frontera, Argentina
Died: November 6, 1892
 44 
John Albion Andrew
(Politician)
John Albion Andrew
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windham, Maine, United States
Died: October 30, 1867
Infante Carlos, Count of Montemolin
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: January 13, 1861
 46 
Emil du Bois-Reymond
(German Physiologist and Physician Who Developed Experimental Electrophysiology and Co-Discovering Nerve Action Potential)
Emil du Bois-Reymond
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: December 26, 1896
Sophie of Württemberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ludwigsburg Residential Palace, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Died: June 3, 1877
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Cecil Frances Alexander
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 12, 1895
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František Ladislav Rieger
(Czech Politician Who Led the Early Czech Nationalist Movement)
František Ladislav Rieger
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Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Semily, Czechia
Died: March 3, 1903
Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 26, 1881