Famous People Born In 1823

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Discover the most famous people born in 1823. The list includes people like Alfred Russel Wallace, William M. Tweed, Schuyler Colfax, Sophie Gengembre Anderson, Ernest Renan and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, diplomats, philosophers and poets born in 1823. This list includes people from France, United States, Germany and many more countries.
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Phineas Gage
(American Railroad Construction Foreman)
Phineas Gage
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Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 21, 1860
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Alfred Russel Wallace
(Naturalist, Explorer, Geographer, Anthropologist and Biologist)
Alfred Russel Wallace
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Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Llanbadoc
Died: November 7, 1913
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William M. Tweed
(Member of the New York Senate from 1868 to 1873)
William M. Tweed
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 1878
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Abdülmecid I
(Sultan of the Ottoman Empire)
Abdülmecid I
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Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: İstanbul Eyaleti
Died: June 25, 1861
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Max Müller
(Scholar, Philologist)
Max Müller
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Listed In: Philologists
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt, German Confederation
Died: October 28, 1900
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Schuyler Colfax
(17th Vice President of the U.S.A)
Schuyler Colfax
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Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City
Died: January 13, 1885
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Mary Surratt
(Criminal, Businessperson)
Mary Surratt
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Listed In: Business Women
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Waterloo, Maryland, United States
Died: July 7, 1865
Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
Died: December 15, 1888
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Sándor Petőfi
(Former Hungary's national poet, and was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848)
Sándor Petőfi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kiskőrös, Hungary
Died: July 31, 1849
Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: near Stateburg, South Carolina, U.S.
Died: November 22, 1886
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Spotted Tail
(Sioux leader)
Spotted Tail
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Fort Laramie, Wyoming, United States
Died: August 5, 1881
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Leopold Kronecker
(Mathematician, University teacher)
Leopold Kronecker
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Legnica
Died: December 29, 1891
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Li Hongzhang
(Diplomat, Mandarin)
Li Hongzhang
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hefei
Died: November 7, 1901
 14 
Henry Wirz
(Military personnel)
Henry Wirz
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: November 10, 1865
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Sophie Gengembre Anderson
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 10, 1903
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John Sherman
(Former Secretary of State)
John Sherman
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Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.
Died: October 22, 1900
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Migettuwatte Gunananda Thera
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Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
Died: September 21, 1890
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Carl Wilhelm Siemens
(German-British Electrical Engineer and Businessman)
Carl Wilhelm Siemens
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Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gehrden, Germany
Died: November 19, 1883
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Mackenzie Bowell
(Politician)
Mackenzie Bowell
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rickinghall, England
Died: December 10, 1917
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Alexander Ostrovsky
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 14, 1886
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Charlotte Mary Yonge
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Otterbourne, Hampshire, England
Died: May 24, 1901
Veronica of the Passion
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: November 16, 1906
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Jean-Henri Fabre
(French Entomologist Who is Widely Regarded as the Father of Modern Entomology)
Jean-Henri Fabre
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Listed In: Entomologists
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Leons, France
Died: October 11, 1915
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Thomas Francis Meagher
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
Died: July 1, 1867
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Joseph LeConte
(US Physician, Geologist, and Professor Who Mostly Studied the Geology of California)
Joseph LeConte
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liberty County, Georgia
Died: July 6, 1901
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Gotthold Eisenstein
(Mathematician)
Gotthold Eisenstein
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: October 11, 1852
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Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
(31st President of Mexico (1872 - 1876))
Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
Died: April 21, 1889
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Maurice Sand
(Writer)
Maurice Sand
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Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 4, 1889
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Enrico Betti
(Mathematician)
Enrico Betti
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pistoia, Italy
Died: August 11, 1892
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Lascăr Catargiu
(Statesman)
Lascăr Catargiu
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iași, Romania
Died: April 11, 1899
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Coventry Patmore
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Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Woodford Wells, England
Died: November 26, 1896
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Sister Mary Irene FitzGibbon
(American Nun Who Founded the 'New York Foundling Hospital')
Sister Mary Irene FitzGibbon
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Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: August 14, 1896
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Joseph Leidy
(American Paleontologist, Parasitologist and Anatomist)
Joseph Leidy
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Listed In: Paleontologists
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 30, 1891
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William B. Franklin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 8, 1903
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Oliver P. Morton
(Politician)
Oliver P. Morton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wayne County, Indiana, United States
Died: November 1, 1877
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Ludwig Bamberger
(German Economist, Politician and Revolutionary)
Ludwig Bamberger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: March 14, 1899
Jasper Francis Cropsey
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 1900
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Joseph Monier
(Gardener)
Joseph Monier
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, France
Died: March 13, 1906
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Joseph Medill
(Politician)
Joseph Medill
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Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint John, Canada
Died: March 16, 1899
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Spencer Fullerton Baird
(US Naturalist, Ornithologist, and Zoologist Who Mostly Studied North American Birds and Mammals)
Spencer Fullerton Baird
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 19, 1887
Charles III, Duke of Parma
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Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
Died: March 27, 1854
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Ernest Renan
(Known as the Author of the Enormously Popular Life of Jesus)
Ernest Renan
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tréguier, France
Died: October 2, 1892
 43 
Frederick Weld
(Politician)
Frederick Weld
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bridport, England
Died: July 20, 1891
 44 
Gonçalves Dias
(Brazilian Romantic Poet, Playwright, Ethnographer and Linguist)
Gonçalves Dias
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caxias, State of Maranhão, Brazil
Died: November 3, 1864
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Alexandre Cabanel
(Former Painter, who painted historical, classical and religious subjects in the academic style)
Alexandre Cabanel
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: January 23, 1889
 46 
Imre Madách
(Hungarian Poet, Dramatist and Playwright)
Imre Madách
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dolná Strehová, Slovakia
Died: October 5, 1864
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Mary Ann Shadd
(American-Canadian Activist, Journalist, Publisher and the First Black Woman Publisher in North America)
Mary Ann Shadd
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: June 5, 1893
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Friedrich von Esmarch
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Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tonning, Germany
Died: February 23, 1908
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John Russell Hind
(Astronomer)
John Russell Hind
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nottingham
Died: December 23, 1895
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Giuseppe Fiorelli
(Archaeologist)
Giuseppe Fiorelli
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Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 8th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: January 28, 1896