Famous People Born In 1821

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Discover the most famous people born in 1821. The list includes people like Louis Vuitton, Charles Baudelaire, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Clara Barton, Rudolf Virchow and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, diplomats, military leaders and soldiers born in 1821. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Best Known for His Novella Notes from The 'Underground')
Fyodor Dostoevsky
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 9, 1881
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Clara Barton
(American Nurse Who Founded the American Red Cross)
Clara Barton
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Listed In: Nurses
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North Oxford, Oxford, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 12, 1912
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Nathan Bedford Forrest
(Confederate General During the American Civil War)
Nathan Bedford Forrest
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
Died: October 29, 1877
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Louis Vuitton
(Businessman)
Louis Vuitton
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Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: France
Died: February 27, 1892
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Charles Baudelaire
(French Poet Known for His Handling of Rhyme & Rhythm and His Book 'Les Fleurs du mal')
Charles Baudelaire
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 31, 1867
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Elizabeth Blackwell
(First Woman Medical Graduate)
Elizabeth Blackwell
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Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: May 31, 1910
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Rudolf Virchow
(The Father of Modern Pathology' & the Founder of 'Social Medicine')
Rudolf Virchow
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Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Swidwin, Poland
Died: September 5, 1902
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John C. Breckinridge
(14th Vice President of the United States (1857 - 1861))
John C. Breckinridge
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 17, 1875
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Gustave Flaubert
(French Author Best Known for His Novels: ‘Madame Bovary’, ‘Sentimental Education’, ‘Salammbô’ and ‘Three Tales’)
Gustave Flaubert
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: May 8, 1880
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William Henry Vanderbilt
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 8, 1885
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James Longstreet
(United States Minister to the Ottoman Empire (1880-81))
James Longstreet
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
Died: January 2, 1904
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Hermann von Helmholtz
(Physicist and Physician)
Hermann von Helmholtz
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Potsdam
Died: September 8, 1894
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Richard Francis Burton
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Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Torquay
Died: October 20, 1890
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Collis Potter Huntington
(Industrialist and railway magnate)
Collis Potter Huntington
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harwinton, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 13, 1900
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Arthur Cayley
(Mathematician)
Arthur Cayley
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, UK
Died: January 26, 1895
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Lola Montez
(Spanish Dancer, Courtesan, and Mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria)
Lola Montez
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grange, Ireland
Died: January 17, 1861
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Pafnuty Chebyshev
(Considered to Be the Founding Father of Russian Mathematics)
Pafnuty Chebyshev
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zhukovsky District, Russia
Died: December 8, 1894
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Edmund Pettus
(Politician)
Edmund Pettus
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Athens, Alabama, United States
Died: July 27, 1907
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Ford Madox Brown
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Calais
Died: October 6, 1893
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Anita Garibaldi
(Giuseppe Garibaldi's wife)
Anita Garibaldi
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laguna, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Died: August 4, 1849
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Joseph E. Brown
(Governor of Georgia, United States)
Joseph E. Brown
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Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pickens, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 30, 1894
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Alexander Gardner
(photographer, war photographer)
Alexander Gardner
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Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paisley
Died: December 10, 1882
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Vasile Alecsandri
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bacău, Principality of Moldavia
Died: August 22, 1890
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Jay Cooke
(Financier)
Jay Cooke
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Listed In: Investors
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sandusky, Ohio, United States
Died: February 16, 1905
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Ernst Engel
(German Statistician and Economist Who Is Famous for the 'Engel Curve' and 'Engel’s Law')
Ernst Engel
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Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: December 8, 1896
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James Croll
(Geographer, Geologist)
James Croll
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Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Little Whitefield, Perthshire, Scotland
Died: December 15, 1890
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Sir Samuel White Baker
(English Explorer)
Sir Samuel White Baker
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Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 30, 1893
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Arthur Saint-Léon
(French Ballet Dancer Who Is Famous for Creating the Choreography of the Ballet 'Coppélia')
Arthur Saint-Léon
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 2, 1870
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Ned Buntline
(Publisher)
Ned Buntline
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Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harpersfield, New York, United States
Died: July 18, 1886
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Linus Yale Jr.
(Inventor)
Linus Yale Jr.
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Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Salisbury, New York, United States
Died: December 25, 1868
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Charles Francis Hall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: November 8, 1871
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Robert O'Hara Burke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Clerah’s, Ireland
Died: June 28, 1861
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Gabriel García Moreno
(Former President of Ecuador)
Gabriel García Moreno
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Died: August 6, 1875
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Ion C. Brătianu
(Politician)
Ion C. Brătianu
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Argeș County, Romania
Died: May 16, 1891
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August Schleicher
(German linguist)
August Schleicher
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Listed In: Linguists
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Meiningen
Died: December 6, 1868
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Marcus Goldman
(American Investment Banker and Founder of the Global Investment Bank 'Goldman Sachs')
Marcus Goldman
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Listed In: Bankers
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trappstadt
Died: July 20, 1904
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Henry Willis
(Organ maker)
Henry Willis
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 11, 1901
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Francis Preston Blair, Jr.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 8, 1875
Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: December 15, 1849
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Mary Baker Eddy
(Religious Leader)
Mary Baker Eddy
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Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bow, New Hampshire, United States
Died: December 3, 1910
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John Abbott
(Politician, Lawyer)
John Abbott
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St.-André-Est, Canada
Died: October 30, 1893
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Frederick Temple
(Former Archbishop of Canterbury (1896 - 1902))
Frederick Temple
1
Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lefkada, Greece
Died: December 23, 1902
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Leon Pinsker
(Polish Physician and Zionist Activist, Who Was a Forerunner of ‘Theodor Herzl’ and Other Major Political Zionists)
Leon Pinsker
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tomaszow Lubelski, Poland
Died: December 9, 1891
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Anne Hartley Gilbert
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochdale, England
Died: December 2, 1904
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Auguste Mariette
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Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
Died: January 18, 1881
Albert, 4th duc de Broglie
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 19, 1901
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Heinrich Barth
(German Explorer and Geographer Known for His Expeditions in Africa)
Heinrich Barth
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 25, 1865
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Rachel Félix
(Actress)
Rachel Félix
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumpf, Switzerland
Died: January 3, 1858
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Andrew Kim Taegon
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dangjin-si, South Korea
Died: September 16, 1846
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Frank Leslie
(Illustrator and journalist)
Frank Leslie
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Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ipswich, England
Died: January 10, 1880