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
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

Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
9th November, Russian
Novelist

James Prescott JouleJames Prescott Joule
24th December, British
Physicist
Lucy StoneLucy Stone
13th August, American
Women's Rights Activist

Charles GounodCharles Gounod
17th June, French
Composer
Maria MitchellMaria Mitchell
1st August, American
Astronomer

John Henninger ReaganJohn Henninger Reagan
8th October, American
Former United States Senator from Texas

P.G.T. BeauregardP.G.T. Beauregard
28th May, American
Army General

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,

Wade Hampton IIIWade Hampton III
28th March, American
General

Elizabeth KeckleyElizabeth Keckley
31st January, American
Author

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

Richard Jordan GatlingRichard Jordan Gatling
12th September, American
Inventor
August Wilhelm von HofmannAugust Wilhelm von Hofmann
8th April, German
Chemist, University teacher

Marius PetipaMarius Petipa
11th March, French
Dancer, Ballet master, Choreographer, Librettist,

Irvin McDowellIrvin McDowell
15th October, American
Officer
Adolf AnderssenAdolf Anderssen
6th July, German, Ukrainian
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Amelia BloomerAmelia Bloomer
27th May, American
Advocate
Francesco CrispiFrancesco Crispi
4th October, Italian
Prime Minister, Statesman,Lawyer Journalist

Mary Henderson EastmanMary Henderson Eastman
30th November, American
Writer

Elizabeth Van LewElizabeth Van Lew
25th October, American
 
Elizabeth Van LewElizabeth Van Lew
12th October, American
Spy

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ManuelitoManuelito
30th November, American
Tribe Leader
John Albion AndrewJohn Albion Andrew
31st May, American
Politician

Edward OrdEdward Ord
18th October, American
Officer, Architect

Elizabeth F. ElletElizabeth F. Ellet
18th October, American
Writer

Rudolf von JheringRudolf von Jhering
22nd August, German
Jurist
William M. EvartsWilliam M. Evarts
6th February, American
Politician
James Anthony FroudeJames Anthony Froude
23rd April, British
Historian

Josh BillingsJosh Billings
21st April, American
Writer

George S. BoutwellGeorge S. Boutwell
28th January, American
Politician

Hermann KolbeHermann Kolbe
27th September, German
Chemist
Tewodros II of EthiopiaTewodros II of Ethiopia
30th November, Ethiopian
Emperor

Infante Carlos, Count of MontemolinInfante Carlos, Count of Montemolin
31st January, Spanish
Noble

Stafford Northcote, 1st Earl of IddesleighStafford Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh
27th October, British
Politician

Thomas Francis WadeThomas Francis Wade
25th August, British
Diplomat

Josiah GorgasJosiah Gorgas
1st July, American
Military officer
John Manners, 7th Duke of RutlandJohn Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland
13th December, British
Politician

Louis FaidherbeLouis Faidherbe
3rd June, French
Military general
Angelo SecchiAngelo Secchi
28th June, Italian
Astronomer

Sir Richard Wallace, 1st BaronetSir Richard Wallace, 1st Baronet
21st July, British
Art collector

John Lorimer WordenJohn Lorimer Worden
12th March, American
Officer
William Edward ForsterWilliam Edward Forster
11th July, British
Industrialist

Samuel Leonard TilleySamuel Leonard Tilley
8th May, Canadian
Politician
Lewis Henry MorganLewis Henry Morgan
21st November, American
 

David WilsonDavid Wilson
17th September, American
Politician

Marco MinghettiMarco Minghetti
18th November, Italian
Prime Minister, Politician, economist

Elizabeth PrentissElizabeth Prentiss
26th October, American
Author

Artúr GörgeyArtúr Görgey
30th January, Hungarian
Military leader
Eliza CookEliza Cook
24th December, British
Journalist, Poet, Editor

Alexander DreyschockAlexander Dreyschock
15th October, Czech
Pianist

Aasmund Olavsson VinjeAasmund Olavsson Vinje
6th April, Norwegian
Poet

Mikhail KatkovMikhail Katkov
13th February, Russian
Journalist
George BrownGeorge Brown
29th November, Canadian
politician, publisher, journalist

Konstantin Petrovich von KaufmannKonstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann
2nd March, Polish, Russian
Military general
Antoine-Aimé DorionAntoine-Aimé Dorion
17th January, Canadian
Politician

Henri Étienne Sainte-Claire DevilleHenri Étienne Sainte-Claire Deville
11th March, French
Chemist

Mahmud Nedim PashaMahmud Nedim Pasha
30th November, Iraqi
Statesman
William MoonWilliam Moon
18th December, British
Teacher

Nikolay MilyutinNikolay Milyutin
6th June, Russian
Russian statesman
Guo SongtaoGuo Songtao
11th April, Chinese
Diplomat

Gustave AimardGustave Aimard
13th September, French
Author

WenxiangWenxiang
16th October, Chinese
Statesman
Richard CongreveRichard Congreve
4th September, British
Philosopher

František Ladislav RiegerFrantišek Ladislav Rieger
10th December, Czech
Politician
José MármolJosé Mármol
2nd December, Argentinian
Journalist

Arthur Cleveland CoxeArthur Cleveland Coxe
10th May, American
Priest

Frederic John GoldsmidFrederic John Goldsmid
19th May, Italian
British military officer

Carl Remigius FreseniusCarl Remigius Fresenius
28th December, German
Chemist
Karl Freiherr von VogelsangKarl Freiherr von Vogelsang
3rd September, Austrian, Hungarian
Journalist
Alexander McLachlanAlexander McLachlan
30th November, Canadian
Canadian poet

David Lewis MacphersonDavid Lewis Macpherson
12th September, Canadian, Scottish
Businessman

Zacharias TopeliusZacharias Topelius
14th January, Finnish
Author

Leopold Hasner von ArthaLeopold Hasner von Artha
15th March, Austrian, Czech
Civil servant
Jón Thoroddsen elderJón Thoroddsen elder
5th October, Icelander
Poet

John WalterJohn Walter
8th October, British
Publisher

Joseph RoumanilleJoseph Roumanille
8th August, French
Poet

Prov SadovskyProv Sadovsky
11th October, Russian
Actor

James LorimerJames Lorimer
4th November, Scottish
Advocate
Ernest IIErnest II
21st June, German
Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

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

Emil Heinrich Du Bois-ReymondEmil Heinrich Du Bois-Reymond
7th November, German
Physician
Frans Cornelis DondersFrans Cornelis Donders
27th May, Dutch
Author
Danshaku Motoda NagazaneDanshaku Motoda Nagazane
30th October, Japanese
Imperial tutor