Famous People Born In 1828

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Discover the most famous people born in 1828. The list includes people like Leo Tolstoy, Jules Verne, Henrik Ibsen, Joshua Chamberlain, Henry Dunant and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, poets, lawyers and military leaders born in 1828. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom and many more countries.
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Leo Tolstoy
(One of the Greatest Authors of All Time)
Leo Tolstoy
21
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yasnaya Polyana, Russia
Died: November 20, 1910
 2 
Rani Lakshmibai
(Queen of the Princely State of Jhansi & One of the Leading Figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857)
Rani Lakshmibai
40
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: June 18, 1858
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Jules Verne
(French Author Who Was One of the Pioneers of the Modern Science Fiction Genre)
Jules Verne
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: March 24, 1905
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Henrik Ibsen
(Norwegian-Danish Playwright and Theatre Director)
Henrik Ibsen
20
Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Skien, Telemark, Norway
Died: May 23, 1906
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Effie Gray
(Artist)
Effie Gray
8
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Perth, United Kingdom
Died: December 23, 1897
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Joshua Chamberlain
(Educator & War Hero)
Joshua Chamberlain
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brewer
Died: February 24, 1914
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti
2
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 1882
 8 
Henry Dunant
(Swiss Humanitarian, Businessman and Co-Founder of the 'Red Cross')
Henry Dunant
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: October 30, 1910
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Grace Marks
5
Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ulster
Died: 1873 AD
 10 
Josephine Butler
(Social Worker)
Josephine Butler
0
Listed In: Social Reformers
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Northumberland
Died: December 30, 1906
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Joseph Swan
(Chemist, Physicist, Inventor)
Joseph Swan
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sunderland
Died: May 27, 1914
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George Meredith
(Novelist)
George Meredith
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Died: May 18, 1909
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Patrick Cleburne
(Senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western Theater of the American Civil War)
Patrick Cleburne
1
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ovens, Ireland
Died: November 30, 1864
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John Langdon Down
(Physician, Psychiatrist, Neurologist)
John Langdon Down
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Torpoint
Died: October 7, 1896
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Ward Hill Lamon
0
Listed In: Lawyers
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winchester
Died: May 7, 1893
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Andrew Taylor Still
0
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lee County
Died: December 12, 1917
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Horatio Spafford
0
Listed In: Lawyers
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Troy
Died: October 16, 1888
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Paul Gachet
(Physician)
Paul Gachet
1
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: January 9, 1909
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0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Russia
Died: 1910 AD
Louise of the Netherlands
0
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: March 30, 1871
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Ferdinand Cohn
(Founder of Bacteriology and Microbiology)
Ferdinand Cohn
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: June 25, 1898
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Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 15, 1885
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Joseph Henry Thayer
0
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 26, 1901
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Albrecht von Graefe
(German Ophthalmologist Known for Discovering a Method of Treating 'Glaucoma')
Albrecht von Graefe
0
Listed In: Ophthalmologists
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 20, 1870
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Randal Cremer
(Politician)
Randal Cremer
0
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fareham, England
Died: July 22, 1908
 26 
James B. McPherson
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clyde
Died: July 22, 1864
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Dora d'Istria
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: November 17, 1888
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Nikolay Chernyshevsky
0
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saratov, Russia
Died: October 29, 1889
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Saigo Takamori
(Samurai, Poet)
Saigo Takamori
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kagoshima
Died: September 24, 1877
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Friedrich Albert Lange
0
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
Died: November 23, 1875
 31 
Meyer Guggenheim
(Industrialist)
Meyer Guggenheim
1
Listed In: CEOs
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Langnau, Switzerland
Died: March 15, 1905
 32 
Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: November 4, 1918
 33 
Felix Salm-Salm
(Military personnel)
Felix Salm-Salm
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Anholt, Germany
Died: August 18, 1870
 34 
George Crook
(Military Officer)
George Crook
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taylorsville, Ohio, United States
Died: March 21, 1890
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Mikhail Chernyayev
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mogilev Governorate, Russia
Died: August 16, 1898
 36 
Franjo Rački
(Croatian Historian, Politician, and Author)
Franjo Rački
0
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fužine, Croatia
Died: February 13, 1894
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Mercedes de Jesus Molina
0
Listed In: Preachers
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baba, Los Ríos, Ecuador
Died: June 12, 1883
 38 
Thomas F. Bayard
(Statesman)
Thomas F. Bayard
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: September 28, 1898
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Antoinette de Mérode
0
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: February 10, 1864
 40 
Ernest Trumpp
(Philologist, Linguist)
Ernest Trumpp
0
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ilsfeld, Germany
Died: April 5, 1885
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Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
(Novelist and Historical Writer)
Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wallyford, Scotland
Died: June 20, 1897
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Jean Dupuis
(Explorer)
Jean Dupuis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Just-la-Pendue, France
Died: November 28, 1912
 43 
Otto Henne am Rhyn
0
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Died: April 30, 1914
 44 
Antonio Cánovas del Castillo
(Former Prime Minister of Spain (1895 - 1897))
Antonio Cánovas del Castillo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: August 8, 1897
 45 
Samuel J. Randall
(Politician)
Samuel J. Randall
0
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 13, 1890
 46 
Andrew Murray
(minister)
Andrew Murray
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: January 18, 1917
 47 
Horace Gray
(Jurist)
Horace Gray
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 15, 1902
 48 
Hippolyte Taine
(Critic, Historian)
Hippolyte Taine
2
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vouziers, France
Died: March 5, 1893
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Jacob Dolson Cox
(Former 28th Governor of Ohio (1866 - 1868), 10th United States Secretary of the Interior (1869 - 1870))
Jacob Dolson Cox
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 4, 1900
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Rainilaiarivony
(4th Prime Minister of Madagascar)
Rainilaiarivony
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ilafy, Madagascar
Died: July 17, 1896