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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Famous As: Founder of Modern Nursing
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence
Died: August 13, 1910

 2 William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General in the Union Army During the American Civil War
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster
Died: February 14, 1891
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 3 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

 4 Friedrich Engels

Friedrich Engels.
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barmen, Germany
Died: August 5, 1895
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 5 Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar.
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Famous As: Social Reformer, Philosopher
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paschim Midnapore District, West Bengal, India
Died: July 29, 1891

 6 Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind.
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Listed In: Opera Singers
Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm
Died: November 2, 1887
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 7 George Hearst

George Hearst.
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Famous As: Former United States Senator
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sullivan, Missouri, United States
Died: February 28, 1891
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 8 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
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 9 Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer.
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Derby, Derbyshire, England
Died: December 8, 1903

 10 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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 11 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

 12 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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 13 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

 14 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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 15 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

 16 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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 17 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

 18 John Tyndall

John Tyndall.
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leighlinbridge, County Carlow, Ireland
Died: December 4, 1893
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 19 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

 20 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
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 21 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

 22 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
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 23 Nadar

Nadar
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris
Died: March 20, 1910

 24 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
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 25 Washington Duke

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

 26 Multatuli

Multatuli
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Writer, Civil servant
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Died: February 19, 1887
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 27 Yakub Beg

Yakub Beg
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Adventurer
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Khanate of Kokand, Uzbekistan
Died: May 30, 1877

 28 Alexander Cartwright

Alexander Cartwright
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Famous As: Sportsperson
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 12, 1892
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 29 Jeanne Duval

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

 30 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

 31 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

 32 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

 33 Anson Burlingame

Anson Burlingame
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Berlin, New York, United States
Died: February 23, 1870

 34 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

 35 Dion Boucicault

Dion Boucicault
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 18, 1890

 36 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

 37 Adelina Leveque

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

 38 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

 39 Thomas Baines

Thomas Baines
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: King’s Lynn, England
Died: May 8, 1875

 40 Gustave Le Gray

Gustave Le Gray
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Villiers-le-Bel, France
Died: July 30, 1884

 41 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

 42 Prince Alexander of Prussia

Prince Alexander of Prussia
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Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Eldest Child of Prince Frederick of Prussia
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia
Died: January 4, 1896

 43 Elisha Kent Kane

Elisha Kent Kane
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Listed In: Explorers
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 16, 1857

 44 George Grove

George Grove
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 28, 1900

 45 Johannes Rebmann

Johannes Rebmann
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gerlingen, Germany
Died: October 4, 1876

 46 György Klapka

György Klapka
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Timișoara, Romania
Died: May 17, 1892

 47 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

 48 Samuel Blatchford

Samuel Blatchford
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Auburn, New York, United States
Died: July 7, 1893

 49 Kanaung Mintha

Kanaung Mintha
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amarapura, Myanmar, Burma
Died: August 2, 1866

 50 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