Famous People Born In 1820

Discover the most famous people born in 1820. The list includes people like Florence Nightingale, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, William Tecumseh Sherman, Herbert Spencer and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, philosophers, social reformers and poets born in 1820. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom 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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 1 Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social reformer, Statistician
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: August 13, 1910

 2 Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Women’s Rights Activist
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 13, 1906

 3 William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Former Commanding General of the United States Army
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1891
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 4 Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind
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Listed In: Opera Singers
Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 2, 1887
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 5 Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator & Social Reformer He is Considered the "Father of Bengali prose"
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birsingha, West Bengal, India
Died: July 29, 1891

 6 Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Derby, Derbyshire, England
Died: December 8, 1903
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 7 Anne Brontë

Anne Brontë
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Thornton, West Yorkshire
Died: May 28, 1849
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 8 Begum Hazrat Mahal

Begum Hazrat Mahal
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Famous As: Wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Faizabad
Died: April 7, 1879
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 9 Friedrich Engels

Friedrich Engels
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barmen, Germany
Died: August 4, 1895

 10 Alexandru Ioan Cuza

Alexandru Ioan Cuza
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bârlad, Romania
Died: May 15, 1873
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 11 John Tyndall

John Tyndall
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leighlinbridge, Ireland
Died: December 4, 1893

 12 Thomas C. Durant

Thomas C. Durant
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Listed In: Investors
Famous As: Investor
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lee, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 5, 1885
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 13 Princess Alexandrine of Baden

Princess Alexandrine of Baden
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: December 20, 1904

 14 Fanny Crosby

Fanny Crosby
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brewster, New York, United States
Died: February 12, 1915
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 15 John Tenniel

John Tenniel
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bayswater, London, England
Died: February 25, 1914

 16 Clement Vallandigham

Clement Vallandigham
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Lisbon, Ohio
Died: June 17, 1871
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 17 Božena Němcová

Božena Němcová
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Listed In: Screenwriters
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 21, 1862

 18 James B. Eads

James B. Eads
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States
Died: March 8, 1887
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 19 Anna Sewell

Anna Sewell
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Great Yarmouth
Died: April 25, 1878

 20 Washington Duke

Washington Duke
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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Orange County
Died: May 8, 1905
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 21 Eagle Woman

Eagle Woman
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Translator
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: South Dakota, United States
Died: December 18, 1888

 22 Nadar

Nadar
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris
Died: March 20, 1910
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 23 Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal

Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Forres, Scotland
Died: January 21, 1914

 24 Afanasy Fet

Afanasy Fet
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mtsensk, Russia
Died: December 3, 1892
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 25 Henri Vieuxtemps

Henri Vieuxtemps
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Verviers, Belgium
Died: June 6, 1881

 26 Multatuli

Multatuli
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Former writer, best known for his satirical novel Max Havelaar (1860), which denounced the abuses of colonialism in the Dutch East Indies (today's Indonesia)
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: February 19, 1887
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 27 Louisa Lane Drew

Louisa Lane Drew
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 31, 1897

 28 Augustus Washington

Augustus Washington
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Famous As: Photographer, Politician
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 7, 1875
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 29 George Hearst

George Hearst
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Famous As: United States Senator from California (1886, 1887-91)
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sullivan, Missouri, United States
Died: February 28, 1891

 30 John William Dawson

John William Dawson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: November 19, 1899

 31 Mkrtich Khrimian

Mkrtich Khrimian
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Famous As: Religious leader
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Van, Ottoman Empire
Died: October 29, 1907

 32 Victor Emmanuel II of Italy

Victor Emmanuel II of Italy
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Famous As: King of Italy (1861-1878)
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palazzo Carignano, Turin, Italy
Died: January 9, 1878

 33 Mary Livermore

Mary Livermore
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 23, 1905

 34 Edmond Becquerel

Edmond Becquerel
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: First observed the photovoltaic effect
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 11, 1891

 35 Julia Tyler

Julia Tyler
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Listed In: First Ladies
Famous As: Former First Lady of United States
Birthdate: 4th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gardiner's Island, New York, US
Died: July 10, 1889

 36 Maria Vicenta Rosal

Maria Vicenta Rosal
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Listed In: Saints
Famous As: Nun
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Died: August 24, 1886

 37 Albert W. Hicks

Albert W. Hicks
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Famous As: Pirate
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Foster, Rhode Island, United States
Died: July 13, 1860

 38 John Bartlett

John Bartlett
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Famous As: Editor
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 3, 1905

 39 Enrico Tamberlik

Enrico Tamberlik
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Famous As: Tenor
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 15, 1889

 40 Jakob Stämpfli

Jakob Stämpfli
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wengi, Switzerland
Died: May 15, 1879

 41 Henry Jarvis Raymond

Henry Jarvis Raymond
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Livingston County, New York, United States
Died: June 18, 1869

 42 Josefa Segovia

Josefa Segovia
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Listed In: Murderers
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: United States
Died: July 5, 1851

 43 Henri, Count of Chambord

Henri, Count of Chambord
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King of France
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tuileries Palace, Paris, France
Died: August 24, 1883

 44 Alice Cary

Alice Cary
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Author, Novelist, Writer
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mount Healthy
Died: February 12, 1871

 45 Anthony W. Gardiner

Anthony W. Gardiner
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia, United States
Died: 1885 AD

 46 William John Macquorn Rankine

William John Macquorn Rankine
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: December 24, 1872

 47 Heungseon Daewongun

Heungseon Daewongun
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Died: December 22, 1898

 48 Adelina Leveque

Adelina Leveque
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manegue, Arcahaie
Died: October 12, 1878

 49 Katherine Plunket

Katherine Plunket
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kilsaran, County Louth, Ireland
Died: October 14, 1932

 50 Jeanne Duval

Jeanne Duval
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Jacmel, Haiti
Died: 1862 AD