Famous People Born In 1830

Discover the most famous people born in 1830. The list includes people like Emily Dickinson, Camille Pissarro, James G. Blaine, Elisee Reclus, Franz Joseph I of Austria and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, poets and military leaders born in 1830. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France & Germany and many more countries.
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Emily Dickinson
(One of the Leading 19th-Century American Poets)
Emily Dickinson
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 15, 1886
Victorian-era poet Emily Dickinson apparently wrote around 1800 poems, mostly revolving around themes such as death and immortality. However, she was a recluse, dressed up in white, and mostly interacted with people through correspondence. Her poems were mostly without titles and had short lines, slant rhyme, and unconventional punctuation.
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Franz Joseph I of Austria
(Emperor of Austria King of Hungary (1848 - 1916))
Franz Joseph I of Austria
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 21, 1916

Franz Joseph I of Austria reigned as the Emperor of Austria from 1848 until his death in 1916. He also served as the King of Hungary, Bohemia, and Croatia and monarch of other states of Austria-Hungary. During his reign, Austria-Hungary decided to wage war against the Kingdom of Serbia, which eventually resulted in the First World War.

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Camille Pissarro
(Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist Painter)
Camille Pissarro
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Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Died: November 13, 1903

Camille Pissarro was a Danish-French painter best remembered for his contributions to Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism. He is credited with establishing a group of 15 aspiring artists, for which he served as a pivotal figure. He was regarded as a father figure to several important painters, including Vincent Willem van Gogh.

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Christina Rossetti
(Poet, Writer, Hymnwriter)
Christina Rossetti
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: December 29, 1894
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Mary Harris Jones
(Irish-born American Schoolteacher and Activist)
Mary Harris Jones
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: November 30, 1930

After losing her husband and children in a yellow fever epidemic and her dress shop in the great Chicago fire, schoolteacher and dressmaker Mary Harris Jones became an activist, earning the nickname Mother Jones. A prominent unionist for coal miners and other workers, she also co-founded the Social Democratic Party.

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Albert Bierstadt
(Painter)
Albert Bierstadt
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
Died: February 18, 1902

Landscape painter Albert Bierstadt immortalized the natural attractions of the American West, such as the Rocky Mountains, in his works. One of the finest painters of the Hudson River school, he specialized in paintings that showcased bright lighting, or luminism, and created over 500 paintings throughout his career.

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Harriet Lane
(First Lady)
Harriet Lane
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Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Franklin County, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: July 3, 1903
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Kamehameha V
(Monarch)
Kamehameha V
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: December 11, 1872
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Hans von Bülow
(Virtuoso Pianist and Romantic-Era Musician Who Became One of the 19th Century’s Most Authoritative Conductors)
Hans von Bülow
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: February 12, 1894

German composer and conductor Hans von Bülow was one of the greatest musical figures of the Romantic era. Known for his work with composers such as Richard Wagner, he eventually lost his wife, Cosima, to him. In his final years, his failing health made him retire to Cairo, where he eventually died.

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Eadweard Muybridge
(Photographer)
Eadweard Muybridge
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Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
Died: May 8, 1904

Eadweard Muybridge was an English photographer best remembered for his contribution to photographic studies of motion. Muybridge achieved international prominence when he exhibited photographs of Yosemite Valley in 1868. He is said to have inspired several artists and inventors like Sol LeWitt, Thomas Eakins, William Dickson, and Francis Bacon.

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury
(Foreign Secretary)
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury
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Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England
Died: August 22, 1903
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Isma'il Pasha
(Khedive)
Isma'il Pasha
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Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: March 2, 1895

Isma'il Pasha, also called Ismail the Magnificent, was the Khedive of Egypt and Sudan. He remained instrumental in modernizing Egypt and Sudan and invested considerably in economic and industrial development and urbanization. His administrative policies, particularly those that led to accumulation of huge foreign debt, paved way for his toppling from power and eventually the British occupation of Egypt.

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Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton
Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Died: January 25, 1896
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Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg
(Queen)
Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg
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Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Altenburg, Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg
Died: July 6, 1911

Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg was the daughter of Duchess Amelia of Württemberg and Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg. A high-spirited and conservative personality, Alexandra had an interest in music. Unlike most royal members, Princess Alexandra had a difficult personal life and is credited with bringing up her children almost single-handedly.

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Elisee Reclus
(French Geographer, Writer and Anarchist.)
Elisee Reclus
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Listed In: Geographers
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, France
Died: July 4, 1905

Elisee Reclus was a renowned French geographer, writer, and anarchist best known for his 19-volume masterwork, La Nouvelle Géographie universelle, la terre et les hommes ("Universal Geography"). He received the Gold Medal of the Paris Geographical Society for this work in 1892. He opposed cruelty to animals and advocated nature conservation. He was also a proponent of naturism. 

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Zebulon B. Vance
(Politician)
Zebulon B. Vance
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buncombe, North Carolina
Died: April 14, 1894
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Yoshida Shōin
(Intellectual)
Yoshida Shōin
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Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chōshū Domain, Japan
Died: November 21, 1859
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Hector Malot
(Writer)
Hector Malot
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Listed In: Screenwriters
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Bouille, France
Died: July 18, 1907
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Frédéric Mistral
(Writer)
Frédéric Mistral
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Provence, France
Died: March 25, 1914
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Emily Davies
(English Suffragist, Feminist and Co-founder of Girton College, Cambridge University)
Emily Davies
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Carlton Crescent, Southampton, England
Died: July 13, 1921

Emily Davies was an English suffragist and feminist. One of the first campaigners for women's rights to university education, Davies is best remembered for co-founding Girton College, the first university in England to educate women. Emily Davies is also credited with playing an important role in the establishment of Newnham College in 1875.

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Grigor Parlichev
(Bulgarian Writer, Educator and Translator Best Known for His Works ‘O Armatolos’ and ‘1762 leto’)
Grigor Parlichev
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ohrid, North Macedonia
Died: January 25, 1893

 Macedonian-Bulgarian writer, teacher and translator Grigor Parlichev is best-known for works like O Armatolos and 1762 leto. O Armatolos, written in Greek, won Parlichev 1st prize at Athens University Poetry Competition (1860). He held several academic positions, was an initiator of Bulgarian Men's High School of Thessaloniki, part of the Bulgarian Renaissance and since the late-1860’s wrote only in Bulgarian. 

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Theodor Leschetizky
(Polish Pianist Known for Composing Over a Hundred Characteristic Piano Pieces)
Theodor Leschetizky
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lancut, Poland
Died: November 14, 1915

Theodor Leschetizky was a Polish composer, pianist, and professor. A child prodigy, Leschetizky performed a Czerny piano concerto, at age 11, with Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart conducting. He had his own students at age 15 and by the time he was 18, Theodor Leschetizky had become a well-known virtuoso. He composed over a 100 characteristic piano pieces during his career.

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Belva Ann Lockwood
(American lawyer)
Belva Ann Lockwood
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Royalton, New York
Died: May 19, 1917
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Konstantin Miladinov
(Poet)
Konstantin Miladinov
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Struga, North Macedonia
Died: January 18, 1862
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Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
(Author)
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zdislavice (Troubky-Zdislavice), Troubky-Zdislavice, Czechia
Died: March 12, 1916

Best known for her psychological novels which depicted the lives of both the affluent and the poor, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach was the daughter of an Austrian baron. One of the finest German authors ever, she experimented with the bildungsroman and penned works such as The Child of the Parish.

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François-Marie Raoult
(French Chemist Who Formulated Raoult’s Law)
François-Marie Raoult
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fournes-en-Weppes, France
Died: April 1, 1901

Best remembered for his law on solutions, also known as the Raoult’s law, François-Marie Raoult taught at the University of Grenoble till his final days. His contributions to chemistry earned him recognitions such as the Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur and the Davy Medal.

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James G. Blaine
(Politician)
James G. Blaine
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Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: West Brownsville
Died: January 27, 1893
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Caroline Schermerhorn Astor
(Socialite)
Caroline Schermerhorn Astor
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Listed In: Socialites
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S
Died: October 30, 1908
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Hendrik Witbooi
(Chief)
Hendrik Witbooi
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Pella, South Africa
Died: October 29, 1905
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Julius Lothar Meyer
(Chemist)
Julius Lothar Meyer
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Varel, Germany
Died: April 11, 1895
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Juan Manuel Blanes
(Artist)
Juan Manuel Blanes
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 8th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: April 15, 1901
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Herbert Coleridge
(Philologist)
Herbert Coleridge
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Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: April 23, 1861
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Karl Goldmark
(Hungarian Composer)
Karl Goldmark
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Keszthely, Hungary
Died: January 2, 1915

Born to a Jewish cantor in Hungary, Karl Goldmark began his music lessons with the violin but later struggled to fund his music education. His best-known works include the concert overture Sakuntala and the opera The Queen of Sheba. A music critic, too, he also headed the Eintracht Choral Society.

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Harriet Hosmer
(Sculptor)
Harriet Hosmer
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Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 21, 1908
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John Frederick Parker
(Police officer)
John Frederick Parker
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Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia, United States
Died: June 28, 1890
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Louise Michel
(French Anarchist Who Fervently Preached Revolutionary Socialist Themes)
Louise Michel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vroncourt-la-Côte, France
Died: January 9, 1905

A significant figure of the Paris Commune, Louise Michel was born as an illegitimate child of a maid. She had initially been trained to be a teacher but later began developing an interest in revolutionary socialist ideas. She was also once sent behind bars for inciting riots.

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Msiri
(Ruler)
Msiri
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Yeke Kingdom, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: December 20, 1891
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James Augustine Healy
(Former Bishop of Portland)
James Augustine Healy
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: August 5, 1900

Born to an Irish immigrant father and his African-American slave wife, James Augustine Healy was the first Black Roman Catholic bishop of the U.S. However, he identified as White Irish, owing to his mixed race. Although he voiced his support for Native Americans, he never specifically spoke on African-American issues.

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Henry Peach Robinson
(Photographer)
Henry Peach Robinson
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Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ludlow
Died: February 21, 1901
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Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges
(French Historian)
Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 12, 1889

Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges was a French historian who directed some excavations in Chios and wrote a historical account of the island. He studied at the French School in Athens and proceeded to have a brilliant academic career devoted to teaching and writing. He was elected a member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques in 1875.

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Ernst Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen
(Nobleman)
Ernst Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amorbach, Germany
Died: April 5, 1904
 42 
Darge Sahle Selassie
(Ethiopian Nobleman and Advisor to Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia)
Darge Sahle Selassie
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ethiopia
Died: March 23, 1900

The son of the Sahle Selassie, the king of Shewa, Darge Sahle Selassie was an able general. He later became the governor of Shewa and an advisor to his nephew, Menelik II, or Sahle Maryam, the emperor of Ethiopia. He also often served as a regent in the emperor’s absence.

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Ōkubo Toshimichi
(Bushi, Politician)
Ōkubo Toshimichi
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Satsuma Province
Died: May 14, 1878
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Étienne-Jules Marey
(French Scientist Who is Widely Considered to be a Pioneer of Photography)
Étienne-Jules Marey
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Listed In: Physiologists
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Beaune, France
Died: May 15, 1904

Étienne-Jules Marey was a French scientist, chronophotographer, and physiologist. He is best remembered for his work which played a major role in the development of physical instrumentation, cardiology, cinematography, aviation, and the science of laboratory photography. Étienne-Jules Marey is widely regarded as a pioneer of photography.

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Marie Souvestre
(Educator)
Marie Souvestre
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brest, France
Died: March 30, 1905
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Helen Hunt Jackson
(Poet)
Helen Hunt Jackson
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 12, 1885
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Socorro Sanchez del Rosario
(Educator)
Socorro Sanchez del Rosario
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Died: March 26, 1899
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Guido Gezelle
(Writer)
Guido Gezelle
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brugge, Belgium
Died: November 27, 1899
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Luigi Cremona
(Italian Mathematician Who was an Originator of Graphical Statics)
Luigi Cremona
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pavia, Italy
Died: June 10, 1903

Italian mathematician Luigi Cremona is best remembered for his work on graphical statics. A member of the Steinerian school of geometry, he was a professor, a Royal Society member, and later, a senator of the Kingdom of Italy. He also received the Steiner Prize and the German Pour le Mérite.

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Benjamin F. Tracy
(Political figure)
Benjamin F. Tracy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Apalachin, New York, United States
Died: August 6, 1915