Famous People Born In 1826

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Discover the most famous people born in 1826. The list includes people like George B. McClellan, Stephen Foster, Bernhard Riemann, Matilda Joslyn Gage, Carlo Collodi and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, political leaders, journalists and emperors & kings born in 1826. This list includes people from United States, England, Italy & Germany and many more countries.
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Stephen Foster
(Composer known as the Father of American music)
Stephen Foster
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 13, 1864
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Bernhard Riemann
(Mathematician)
Bernhard Riemann
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Breselenz
Died: July 20, 1866
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Julia Grant
(U.S. First Lady)
Julia Grant
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Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: December 14, 1902
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Carlo Collodi
(Italian Author and Journalist Known for His Fairy Tale Novel 'The Adventures of Pinocchio')
Carlo Collodi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: October 26, 1890
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Walter Bagehot
(Journalist, businessman, and essayist, who wrote extensively about government, economics, literature and race.)
Walter Bagehot
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Langport, Somerset, England
Died: March 24, 1877
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Matilda Joslyn Gage
(Abolitionist, Freethinker, Author)
Matilda Joslyn Gage
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cicero
Died: March 18, 1898
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Cetshwayo
(King)
Cetshwayo
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Eshowe, Zulu Kingdom
Died: February 8, 1884
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Léon Minkus
(Former composer of ballet music, a violin virtuoso and teacher)
Léon Minkus
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 7, 1917
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Frederic Edwin Church
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 4th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford
Died: April 7, 1900
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Gustave Moreau
(French Symbolist Painter Known for His Erotic Paintings of Mythological and Religious Subjects)
Gustave Moreau
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Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 18, 1898
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Tom Sayers
(Boxer)
Tom Sayers
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Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: November 8, 1865
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Potter Palmer
(Businessman)
Potter Palmer
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Listed In: Retailers
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Albany County, New York, United States
Died: May 4, 1902
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Richard Christopher Carrington
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
Died: November 27, 1875
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George Johnstone Stoney
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: County Offaly
Died: July 5, 1911
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Adolf Bastian
(German Polymath Best Known for His Contributions to the Progression of Ethnography)
Adolf Bastian
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Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: February 2, 1905
Charles XV of Sweden
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: September 18, 1872
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Christopher Columbus Langdell
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Boston, New Hampshire, United States
Died: July 6, 1906
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Laura Keene
(Actress)
Laura Keene
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 4, 1873
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Zénobe Gramme
(Belgian Electrical Engineer Who Invented the Gramme Machine)
Zénobe Gramme
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Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amay, Belgium
Died: January 20, 1901
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Ebenezer Butterick
(Manufacturer)
Ebenezer Butterick
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Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sterling, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 31, 1903
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Eugénie de Montijo
(Empress of France)
Eugénie de Montijo
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Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: July 11, 1920
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Henri Mouhot
(French Naturalist Who Explored Angkor and Informed the Western World about It)
Henri Mouhot
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montbéliard, Doubs, France
Died: November 10, 1861
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Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: September 28, 1907
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Lafayette C. Baker
(American Detective and Spy Who Served the Union Army during the 'American Civil War')
Lafayette C. Baker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stafford, New York, United States
Died: July 3, 1868
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Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Spas-Ugol, Russia
Died: May 10, 1889
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George B. McClellan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 29, 1885
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Giuseppe Zanardelli
(Political ,Prime Minister)
Giuseppe Zanardelli
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Listed In: Prime Ministers
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brescia, Italy
Died: December 26, 1903
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Juan José Cañas
(Salvadoran Poet Best Known For Writing The Salvadoran National Anthem)
Juan José Cañas
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Miguel, El Salvador
Died: January 10, 1918
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Friedrich Chrysander
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Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lübtheen, Germany
Died: September 3, 1901
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Stanislao Cannizzaro
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: May 10, 1910
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Frances Fuller Victor
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Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, New York, United States
Died: November 14, 1902
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William Deering
(Businessman)
William Deering
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Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Paris, Paris, Maine, United States
Died: December 9, 1913
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Giovanni Battista Donati
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: September 20, 1873
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John Thomas
(Composer, Harpist)
John Thomas
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bridgend, England
Died: March 19, 1913
Princess Alexandra of Bavaria
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Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schloss Johannisburg, Aschaffenburg, Germany
Died: September 21, 1875
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John William De Forest
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seymour, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 17, 1906
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William Mahone
(Former United States Senator from Virginia (1881 - 1887))
William Mahone
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia, United States
Died: October 8, 1895
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William S. Clark
(Professor)
William S. Clark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 9, 1886
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Anthony Joseph Drexel
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Listed In: Bankers
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: June 30, 1893
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Henry John Stephen Smith
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 9, 1883
Prince George of Prussia
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Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: May 2, 1902
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Conrad Busken Huet
(Journalist)
Conrad Busken Huet
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Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: May 1, 1886
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Nathaniel Gordon
(Slave trader, Pirate)
Nathaniel Gordon
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Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: February 21, 1862
Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava
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Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: February 12, 1902
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Hormuzd Rassam
(Archaeologist)
Hormuzd Rassam
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Mosul, Iraq
Died: September 16, 1910
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Danilo II
(Prince of Montenegro)
Danilo II
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Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Njeguši, Montenegro
Died: August 13, 1860
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Emily Blackwell
(Physician)
Emily Blackwell
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Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: September 7, 1910
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George Frisbie Hoar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 30, 1904
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Alfred Ely Beach
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Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 1, 1896
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Charles Loring Brace
(American Philanthropist Who Contributed to the Field of Social Reform)
Charles Loring Brace
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 11, 1890