Famous People Born In 1831

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Discover the most famous people born in 1831. The list includes people like James A. Garfield, Sitting Bull, Richard Dedekind, Albert Anker, James Maxwell and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include inventors, military leaders, poets and mathematicians born in 1831. This list includes people from United States and many more countries.
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James A. Garfield
(20th President of United States (March 1881 - September 1881))
James A. Garfield
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moreland Hills, Ohio, United States
Died: September 19, 1881
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Sitting Bull
(Warrior)
Sitting Bull
5
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Grand River
Died: December 15, 1890
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James Maxwell
(Scottish Mathematician and Scientist Who Gave the Classical Theory of Electromagnetic Radiation)
James Maxwell
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 5, 1879
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Savitribai Phule
(Social Reformer, Poet)
Savitribai Phule
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naigaon, British India (now in Satara district, Maharashtra)
Died: March 10, 1887
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Helena Blavatsky
(Russian Writer and Co-Founder of the 'Theosophical Society')
Helena Blavatsky
1
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine
Died: May 8, 1891
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Frederick III, German Emperor
(Former German Emperor and King of Prussia (1888))
Frederick III, German Emperor
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: June 15, 1888
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John Bell Hood
(Confederate General)
John Bell Hood
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Owingsville, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 30, 1879
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John Stith Pemberton
(Inventor of Coca-Cola)
John Stith Pemberton
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Knoxville, Georgia, United States
Died: August 16, 1888
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Philip Sheridan
(Military Officer)
Philip Sheridan
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: August 5, 1888
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Richard Dedekind
(German Mathematician Known for His Important Contributions to Number Theory, Abstract Algebra and Modern Set Theory)
Richard Dedekind
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 12, 1916
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Xianfeng Emperor
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yuanmingyuan Park, Beijing, China
Died: August 22, 1861
 12 
George Pullman
(American Engineer and Industrialist Known for Designing and Manufacturing the Pullman Sleeping Car)
George Pullman
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Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brocton, New York, United States
Died: October 19, 1897
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Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 24, 1891
 14 
Joseph Joachim
(Violinist Known for His Interpretations of Works of Bach, Mozart & Beethoven)
Joseph Joachim
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kittsee, Austria
Died: August 15, 1907
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Lucy Webb Hayes
(American first lady)
Lucy Webb Hayes
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ohio , United States
Died: June 25, 1889
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Nikolai Leskov
(Writer Known for His Works 'Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk', 'The Cathedral Folk' & 'The Enchanted Wanderer')
Nikolai Leskov
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oryol qəzası, Russia
Died: March 5, 1895
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Ignatius L. Donnelly
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 1, 1901
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Leo von Caprivi
(Former Chancellor of the German Reich (1890 - 1894))
Leo von Caprivi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 6, 1899
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Emily Stowe
(First female physician to practise in Canada, the second licensed female physician in Canada)
Emily Stowe
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Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norwich, Canada
Died: April 30, 1903
 20 
Ludvig Nobel
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Philanthropist)
Ludvig Nobel
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Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stockholm
Died: April 12, 1888
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Victorien Sardou
(Dramatist)
Victorien Sardou
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 8, 1908
Princess Helena of Nassau
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Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Duchy of Nassau, German Confederation
Died: October 28, 1888
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Siegfried Marcus
(Former inventor who built four of the world’s earliest gasoline-powered automobiles)
Siegfried Marcus
1
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Malchin, Germany
Died: July 1, 1898
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Richard Norman Shaw
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Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 17, 1912
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Albert Anker
(Swiss Painter and Illustrator Known for His Popular Depictions of Village Life)
Albert Anker
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Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ins, Switzerland
Died: July 16, 1910
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Heinrich Anton de Bary
(German Surgeon, Botanist, Microbiologist, and Mycologist Known for Demonstrating Sexual Life Cycle of Fungi)
Heinrich Anton de Bary
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: January 19, 1888
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Frederic Farrar
(British Cleric, Religious Writer and Author)
Frederic Farrar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: March 22, 1903
Adelaide of Lowenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
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Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kleinheubach, Germany
Died: December 16, 1909
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Ebenezer Cobb Morley
(Football player, Rower)
Ebenezer Cobb Morley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: November 20, 1924
Frederick Townsend Ward
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 22, 1862
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Grenville M. Dodge
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Danvers, Massachusetts,United States
Died: January 3, 1916
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Clement Studebaker
(Manufacturer)
Clement Studebaker
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Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: United States
Died: November 27, 1901
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Daniel Coit Gilman
0
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: October 13, 1908
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Piet Joubert
(General)
Piet Joubert
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Died: March 28, 1900
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Albert Schäffle
(Sociologist)
Albert Schäffle
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Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nürtingen, Germany
Died: December 25, 1903
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Paul Durand-Ruel
(Art Dealer)
Paul Durand-Ruel
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Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 5, 1922
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Emperor Komei
(Emperor)
Emperor Komei
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kyoto
Died: January 30, 1867
 38 
Miguel Miramón
(Mexican Conservative Military General, Who Became the Provisional Mexican President at Age 26 in 1860)
Miguel Miramón
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: June 19, 1867
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Fran Levstik
(Slovene Writer and Political Activist Know for His Short Tale ‘Martin Krpan From Vrh’)
Fran Levstik
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dolnje Retje, Slovenia
Died: November 16, 1887
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Kawanabe Kyōsai
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Koga, Japan
Died: April 26, 1889
Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon
1
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 29, 1890
 42 
Konstantin Leontiev
(Philosopher)
Konstantin Leontiev
0
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Meshtshovskij County, Russia
Died: November 24, 1891
 43 
Jack Slade
(Gunslinger)
Jack Slade
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Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carlyle, Illinois, United States
Died: March 10, 1864
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Mary Mapes Dodge
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 21, 1905
 45 
Shi Dakai
(Chinese Poet and Revolutionary Who Led the 'Taiping Rebellion')
Shi Dakai
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guigang, China
Died: June 26, 1863
 46 
Peter Tait
(Scottish Mathematical Physicist Best Known for the Mathematical Physics Textbook 'Treatise on Natural Philosophy')
Peter Tait
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dalkeith, Scotland
Died: July 4, 1901
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Franklin Benjamin Sanborn
(American Journalist, Historian, and Charity Worker)
Franklin Benjamin Sanborn
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Birthdate: 15th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, United States
Died: February 24, 1917
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Wilhelm Raabe
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eschershausen, Germany
Died: November 15, 1910
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Jesse Collings
(Member of Parliament)
Jesse Collings
0
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Littleham-cum-Exmouth, England
Died: November 20, 1920
George Joachim Goschen, 1st Viscount Goschen
1
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 7, 1907