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.

Florence NightingaleFlorence Nightingale
12th May, British
Founder of Modern Nursing
William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
8th February, American
General in the Union Army During the American

Susan B. AnthonySusan B. Anthony
15th February, American
Women’s Rights Activist

Friedrich EngelsFriedrich Engels
28th November, German
Philosopher

Jenny LindJenny Lind
6th October, Swedish
Opera Singer

Herbert SpencerHerbert Spencer
27th April, British
Philosopher
Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17th January, British
Writer

George HearstGeorge Hearst
3rd September, American
Former United States Senator

Victor Emmanuel II of ItalyVictor Emmanuel II of Italy
14th March, Italian
First King of Unified Italy
Ishwar Chandra VidyasagarIshwar Chandra Vidyasagar
26th September, Indian
Social Reformer, Philosopher

Thomas C. DurantThomas C. Durant
6th February, American
Investor
Clement Vallandigham Clement Vallandigham
29th July, American
Politician

Begum Hazrat MahalBegum Hazrat Mahal
30th November, Indian, Nepalese
Wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah

John TyndallJohn Tyndall
2nd August, Irish, British
Physicist

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24th March, American
Poet

John TennielJohn Tenniel
28th February, British
Illustrator
NadarNadar
6th April, French
Photographer

Alexandru Ioan CuzaAlexandru Ioan Cuza
20th March, Romanian
Prince

Henri, Count of ChambordHenri, Count of Chambord
29th September, French
King of France

Anna SewellAnna Sewell
30th March, British
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Washington DukeWashington Duke
18th December, American
Businessperson

Henry Jarvis RaymondHenry Jarvis Raymond
24th January, American
Journalist
Alexander CartwrightAlexander Cartwright
17th April, American
Sportsperson

MultatuliMultatuli
2nd March, Dutch
Writer, Civil servant

William John Macquorn RankineWilliam John Macquorn Rankine
5th July, British, Scottish
Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University
Henri VieuxtempsHenri Vieuxtemps
17th February, Belgian
Composer

Anson BurlingameAnson Burlingame
14th November, American
Lawyer
Dion BoucicaultDion Boucicault
26th December, Irish
Actor

Louisa Lane DrewLouisa Lane Drew
10th January, American
Actress

Gustave Le GrayGustave Le Gray
30th August, French
Photographer
Afanasy FetAfanasy Fet
5th December, Russian
Poet

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Samuel BlatchfordSamuel Blatchford
9th March, American
Jurist
Eagle WomanEagle Woman
30th November, American
Translator

Johannes RebmannJohannes Rebmann
16th January, German
Missionary

Elisha Kent KaneElisha Kent Kane
3rd February, American
Explorer

Thomas BainesThomas Baines
27th November, British
Artist
George GroveGeorge Grove
13th August, British
Writer
Jean IngelowJean Ingelow
17th March, British
Poet

Mary LivermoreMary Livermore
19th December, American
Editor, Women

György KlapkaGyörgy Klapka
7th April, Hungarian, Romanian
General

Worthington WhittredgeWorthington Whittredge
22nd May, American
Artist
Alice CaryAlice Cary
26th April, American
Poet, Author, Novelist, Writer

Eugène FromentinEugène Fromentin
24th October, French
Painter and author

Charles NègreCharles Nègre
9th May, French
Photographer

Anne CloughAnne Clough
20th January, British
Suffragist

Reinhart DozyReinhart Dozy
21st February, Dutch
Scholar
Émile AugierÉmile Augier
17th September, French
Dramatist

Yakub BegYakub Beg
30th November, Uzbekistan
Adventurer
James B. EadsJames B. Eads
23rd May, American
Engineer

Theodoros DiligiannisTheodoros Diligiannis
2nd January, Greek
Politician

George DeveyGeorge Devey
30th November, British
Architect
Nikolay GirsNikolay Girs
21st May, Russian
Foreign Minister

Henry Longueville ManselHenry Longueville Mansel
6th October, British
Philosopher
Henri, Comte de ChambordHenri, Comte de Chambord
29th September, French
King

Lucretia Peabody HaleLucretia Peabody Hale
2nd September, American
Journalist

Georg CurtiusGeorg Curtius
16th April, German
Philologist

Enrico TamberlikEnrico Tamberlik
16th March, Italian
Tenor

Caroline SeveranceCaroline Severance
30th November, American
Social reformer
Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount RoyalDonald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal
6th August, British, Scottish
Statesman

Jakob StämpfliJakob Stämpfli
23rd February, Swiss
Politician

Julia TylerJulia Tyler
4th May, American
Former First Lady of United States

Lester WallackLester Wallack
1st January, American
Actor
John BartlettJohn Bartlett
14th June, American
Editor

Sergey SolovyovSergey Solovyov
17th May, Russian
Historian
Antoine-Élisabeth-Cléophas Dareste de la ChavanneAntoine-Élisabeth-Cléophas Dareste de la Chavanne
28th October, French
Historian

John CairdJohn Caird
15th December, Scottish
Theologian

]John William Dawson]John William Dawson
13th October, Canadian
Geologist