Famous People Born In 1821

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.

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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Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Best Known for His Novella Notes from The 'Underground')

Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 9, 1881

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Clara Barton
(Nurse, Founded of the American Red Cross)

Clara Barton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 12, 1912

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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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Nathan Bedford Forrest
(Confederate general during 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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Elizabeth Blackwell
(First Woman Medical Graduate)

Elizabeth Blackwell
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Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: May 31, 1910

Charles Baudelaire
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Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 31, 1867
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Rudolf Virchow
(Anthropologist, Pathologist)

Rudolf Virchow
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Swidwin, Poland
Died: September 5, 1902
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Gustave Flaubert
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: May 8, 1880
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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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John C. Breckinridge
(Vice President of the United States (1857-61))

John C. Breckinridge
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 17, 1875
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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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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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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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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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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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Marcus Goldman
(Banker, Entrepreneur, Financier)

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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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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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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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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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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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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Alexander Gardner
(photographer, war photographer)

Alexander Gardner
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Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paisley
Died: December 10, 1882

Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: December 12, 1912
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Lola Montez
(Stage dancer)

Lola Montez
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grange, Ireland
Died: January 17, 1861

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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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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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Gabriel García Moreno
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Listed In: Presidents
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Died: August 6, 1875
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Pauline Viardot
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 18, 1910

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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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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Ernst Engel
(Statistician)

Ernst Engel
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Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: December 8, 1896

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Bartolomé Mitre
(Soldier, Linguist, Journalist, Historian, Politician, Translator)

Bartolomé Mitre
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: January 19, 1906

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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

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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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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Henri Frédéric Amiel
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Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: May 11, 1881

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Leon Pinsker
(Physician)

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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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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Napoleon Sarony
(Former lithographer, photographer best known for his portraits of the stars of late-19th-century American theater)

Napoleon Sarony
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Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada
Died: November 9, 1896

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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

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Georgi Sava Rakovski
(Revolutionary)

Georgi Sava Rakovski
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kotel, Bulgaria
Died: October 9, 1867

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Arthur Saint-Léon
(Ballet Master)

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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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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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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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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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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Anne Whitney
(Sculptor)

Anne Whitney
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Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 23, 1915

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William Taylor
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States
Died: May 18, 1902

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Nikolay Nekrasov
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nemyriv, Ukraine
Died: January 8, 1878