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.

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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Karl Marx
(Philosopher & Economist - Famous for His Theory of 'Marxism' )

Karl Marx
71
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trier, Germany
Died: March 14, 1883

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Frederick Douglass
(Abolitionist, Social Reformer)

Frederick Douglass
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Talbot County, Maryland, United States
Died: February 20, 1895

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Mary Todd Lincoln
(First Lady of the United States (1861-65))

Mary Todd Lincoln
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 16, 1882
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Emily Brontë
(Novelist)

Emily Brontë
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thornton, West Yorkshire
Died: December 19, 1848
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Alexander II of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (1855-1881))

Alexander II of Russia
8
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 13, 1881

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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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P.G.T. Beauregard
(Confederate general during American Civil War)

P.G.T. Beauregard
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, United States
Died: February 20, 1893
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Ivan Turgenev
(Auhtor of Famous Works 'A Sportsman's Sketches' and 'Fathers and Sons')

Ivan Turgenev
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oryol, Russia
Died: September 3, 1883
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Tewodros II of Ethiopia
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Qwara, Dembiya
Died: April 13, 1868

 10 
Lucy Stone
(Women's Rights Activist)

Lucy Stone
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Brookfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: October 19, 1893
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Christian IX of Denmark
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Germany
Died: January 29, 1906

 12 
Charles Gounod
(Was a French Composer)

Charles Gounod
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 18, 1893
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Maria Mitchell
(Astronomer)

Maria Mitchell
1
Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nantucket
Died: June 28, 1889

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Wade Hampton III
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: April 11, 1902
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Don Carlos Buell
(Military personnel)

Don Carlos Buell
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lowell
Died: November 19, 1898

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Marius Petipa
(Ballet dancer)

Marius Petipa
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: July 14, 1910
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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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Alexander Bain - Philosopher
(Scottish philosopher)

Alexander Bain - Philosopher
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aberdeen
Died: September 18, 1903
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Elizabeth Van Lew
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: September 25, 1900

 20 
Manuelito
(Tribe Leader)

Manuelito
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bears Ears, Utah, United States
Died: 1893 AD
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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

Sophie of Württemberg
0
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
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 12, 1895

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
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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

 26 
Ignaz Semmelweis
(Physician)

Ignaz Semmelweis
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Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tabán, Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 13, 1865
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 27 
Angelo Secchi
(Astronomer)

Angelo Secchi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reggio Emilia, Italy
Died: February 26, 1878

 28 
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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Thomas Mayne Reid
0
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ballyroney, Ireland
Died: October 22, 1883

Marie of Saxe-Altenburg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hildburghausen, Saxe-Hildburghausen, Germany
Died: January 9, 1907

 31 

Giovanni Strazza
0
Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1875 AD

 32 
Ernest II
(Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha)

Ernest II
1
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: August 22, 1893

 33 
Juana Manuela Gorriti
(Writer, Journalist)

Juana Manuela Gorriti
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rosario de la Frontera, Argentina
Died: November 6, 1892

 34 
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

 35 

Elizabeth Keckley
0
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Historic Dinwiddie Courthouse, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
Died: April 30, 1907

 36 

Amalia of Oldenburg
0
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: May 20, 1875

 37 
Amelia Bloomer
(Advocate)

Amelia Bloomer
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Homer, New York, United States
Died: December 30, 1894

 38 

Karl Freiherr von Vogelsang
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Legnica, Poland
Died: November 8, 1890

 39 

David Lewis Macpherson
0
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: August 16, 1896

 40 
George Brown
(Journalist, Politician and one of the Fathers of Confederation)

George Brown
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland,
Died: May 9, 1880

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Shiva Dayal Saheb
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: June 15, 1878

 42 

Richard Jordan Gatling
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hertford County
Died: February 26, 1903

 43 
Arthur Cleveland Coxe
(Former Bishop of Western New York)

Arthur Cleveland Coxe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mendham Borough, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 20, 1896

 44 
Jacob Burckhardt
(Former Historian whose best known work is The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (1860))

Jacob Burckhardt
0
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: August 8, 1897

Lewis Henry Morgan
1
Listed In: Anthropologists
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aurora
Died: December 17, 1881

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Irvin McDowell
2
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus
Died: May 4, 1885

 47 

Elizabeth F. Ellet
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sodus Point, New York, United States
Died: June 3, 1877

 48 

Rudolf von Jhering
0
Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aurich, Germany
Died: September 17, 1892

 49 
Adolf Anderssen
(Chess Master)

Adolf Anderssen
0
Listed In: Chess Players
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: March 13, 1879

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James Anthony Froude
0
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dartington, England
Died: October 20, 1894