Famous People Born In 1826

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.

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 Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer known as the Father of American music
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 13, 1864

 2 Bernhard Riemann

Bernhard Riemann
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Breselenz
Died: July 20, 1866

 3 Carlo Collodi

Carlo Collodi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: October 26, 1890
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 4 Walter Bagehot

Walter Bagehot
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist, businessman, and essayist, who wrote extensively about government, economics, literature and race.
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Langport, Somerset, England
Died: March 24, 1877
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 5 Eugénie de Montijo

Eugénie de Montijo
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Famous As: Empress of France
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: July 11, 1920

 6 Matilda Joslyn Gage

Matilda Joslyn Gage
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Abolitionist, Freethinker, Author
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cicero
Died: March 18, 1898
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 7 Frederic Edwin Church

Frederic Edwin Church
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 4th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford
Died: April 7, 1900
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 8 Cetshwayo

Cetshwayo
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Eshowe, Zulu Kingdom
Died: February 8, 1884
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 9 Léon Minkus

Léon Minkus
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Former composer of ballet music, a violin virtuoso and teacher
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 7, 1917

 10 Richard Christopher Carrington

Richard Christopher Carrington
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Listed In: Astronomers
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
Died: November 27, 1875
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 11 Tom Sayers

Tom Sayers
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Listed In: Boxers
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: November 8, 1865

 12 Laura Keene

Laura Keene
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 4, 1873
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 13 Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden

Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sovereign
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: September 28, 1907

 14 Adolf Bastian

Adolf Bastian
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Famous As: Polymath
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: February 2, 1905
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 15 Christopher Columbus Langdell

Christopher Columbus Langdell
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Listed In: Educators
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Boston, New Hampshire, United States
Died: July 6, 1906

 16 George Johnstone Stoney

George Johnstone Stoney
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: County Offaly
Died: July 5, 1911
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 17 Henri Mouhot

Henri Mouhot
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Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montbéliard, France
Died: November 10, 1861

 18 Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen

Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meiningen, Germany
Died: June 25, 1914
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 19 William Deering

William Deering
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Paris, Paris, Maine, United States
Died: December 9, 1913

 20 Princess Alexandra of Bavaria

Princess Alexandra of Bavaria
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schloss Johannisburg, Aschaffenburg, Germany
Died: September 21, 1875
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 21 Nathaniel Gordon

Nathaniel Gordon
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Famous As: Slave trader, Pirate
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: February 21, 1862

 22 George B. McClellan

George B. McClellan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 29, 1885
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 23 Ebenezer Butterick

Ebenezer Butterick
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Famous As: Manufacturer
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sterling, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 31, 1903

 24 Julia Grant

Julia Grant
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Listed In: First Ladies
Famous As: U.S. First Lady
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: December 14, 1902
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 25 John William De Forest

John William De Forest
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seymour, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 17, 1906

 26 Gustave Moreau

Gustave Moreau
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 18, 1898
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 27 Juan José Cañas

Juan José Cañas
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Miguel, El Salvador
Died: January 10, 1918

 28 Giovanni Battista Donati

Giovanni Battista Donati
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Listed In: Astronomers
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: September 20, 1873
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 29 Frances Fuller Victor

Frances Fuller Victor
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, New York, United States
Died: November 14, 1902

 30 Prince George of Prussia

Prince George of Prussia
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: May 2, 1902

 31 Conrad Busken Huet

Conrad Busken Huet
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: May 1, 1886

 32 Danilo II

Danilo II
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Famous As: Prince of Montenegro
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Njeguši, Montenegro
Died: August 13, 1860

 33 Charles XV of Sweden

Charles XV of Sweden
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: September 18, 1872

 34 William S. Clark

William S. Clark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 9, 1886

 35 Anthony Joseph Drexel

Anthony Joseph Drexel
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Listed In: Bankers
Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: June 30, 1893

 36 Lafayette C. Baker

Lafayette C. Baker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Investigator
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stafford, New York, United States
Died: July 3, 1868

 37 John Thomas

John Thomas
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Composer, Harpist
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bridgend, England
Died: March 19, 1913

 38 Thomas Chenery

Thomas Chenery
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Listed In: Journalists
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Barbados Island, Barbados
Died: February 11, 1884

 39 Potter Palmer

Potter Palmer
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Listed In: Retailers
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Albany County, New York, United States
Died: May 4, 1902

 40 John Ellerton

John Ellerton
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Famous As: Hymnodist and hymnologist
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England
Died: June 15, 1893

 41 Thomas Babington Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Was a priest and educator, first princiFormer Paymaster General of the United Kingdompal and founder of CMS Grammar School, Lagos
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kissy, Sierra Leone
Died: January 17, 1878

 42 Margarita Maza

Margarita Maza
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Listed In: First Ladies
Famous As: Former First Lady of Mexico
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oaxaca, Mexico
Died: January 2, 1871

 43 John Augustus Sutter Jr.

John Augustus Sutter Jr.
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Famous As: Was the founder and planner of the City of Sacramento in California, a U.S
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Burgdorf, Switzerland
Died: September 21, 1897

 44 John Wisden

John Wisden
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Listed In: Cricketers
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brighton, Sussex, England
Died: April 5, 1884

 45 Charles Hugo

Charles Hugo
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Listed In: Journalists
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 13, 1871

 46 Hormuzd Rassam

Hormuzd Rassam
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Famous As: Archaeologist
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Mosul, Iraq
Died: September 16, 1910

 47 Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava

Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava
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Listed In: Diplomats
Famous As: British diplomat
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: February 12, 1902

 48 Emily Blackwell

Emily Blackwell
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: September 7, 1910

 49 George Frisbie Hoar

George Frisbie Hoar
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 30, 1904

 50 Stanislao Cannizzaro

Stanislao Cannizzaro
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Listed In: Chemists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: May 10, 1910