Famous People Born In 1833

Discover the most famous people born in 1833. The list includes people like Alfred Nobel, Johannes Brahms, Benjamin Harrison, Charles George Gordon, Manuel González Flores and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, diplomats and chemists born in 1833. This list includes people from Germany, United States, United Kingdom and many more countries.
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Alfred Nobel
(Swedish Chemist, Engineer, and Inventor Who Invented Dynamite)
Alfred Nobel
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Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: December 10, 1896

Alfred Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, and inventor. A prolific inventor, he held 355 different patents. Most popular as the inventor of dynamite, he was concerned with how he would be remembered after his death and bequeathed his fortune to the Nobel Prize institution. A wide traveler, he was proficient in several languages.

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Benjamin Harrison
(23rd President of the United States (1889 – 1893))
Benjamin Harrison
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Bend, Ohio, United States
Died: March 13, 1901

Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd U.S. President and is remembered for his efforts to pass the McKinley Tariff and the Sherman Antitrust Act. A qualified lawyer, he was the great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V. Known for strengthening the Navy, he also attempted to secure the voting rights of African–Americans.

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Johannes Brahms
(One of the Romantic Period's Most Revered and Popular Composers)
Johannes Brahms
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: April 3, 1897
German composer, conductor, and pianist Johannes Brahms is considered as one of the "Three Bs" of music, the other two being Bach and Beethoven. He was known for his perfectionism. Some of his best-known works are Saint Anthony Variations and A German Requiem. His work mingled traditional and modern elements.
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Charles George Gordon
(British Army Officer Who Led The 'Ever Victorious Army' in China)
Charles George Gordon
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: January 26, 1885

Charles George Gordon was a British administrator and Army officer. He is best remembered for his work as the commander of the Ever Victorious Army in China, which played a key role in suppressing the Taiping Rebellion. The force, under Gordon's command, was also able to defeat much larger forces, earning him the nickname Chinese Gordon.

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Samuel Mudd
(Physician, Farmer, Politician)
Samuel Mudd
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Birthdate: 20th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charles County
Died: January 10, 1883
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Aleksandr Borodin
(Composer, Chemist)
Aleksandr Borodin
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: February 27, 1887

Aleksandr Borodin was a Russian musical composer. He was one of the popular 19th-century group of musicians known as The Five, who worked together to create a national style of classical music. A chemist and doctor by profession, Borodin also made important contributions to organic chemistry. His best known work as a chemist is his work pertaining to organic synthesis.

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J. E. B. Stuart
(Confederate States Army General)
J. E. B. Stuart
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Patrick County, Virginia, United States
Died: May 12, 1864
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John S. Mosby
(Confederate army cavalry battalion commander)
John S. Mosby
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Powhatan County, Virginia, United States
Died: May 30, 1916
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Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria
(Archduke of Austria)
Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 19, 1896

Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria was the younger brother of both Maximilian I of Mexico and Franz Joseph I of Austria. Ludwig is remembered as the father of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria whose assassination in Sarajevo is widely regarded as the most immediate cause of the First World War. Ludwig's grandson Charles I was the last emperor of Austria.

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Edward Burne-Jones
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: June 17, 1898
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John Marshall Harlan
(American Lawyer and Politician)
John Marshall Harlan
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boyle County, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 14, 1911
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Abu Bakar of Johor
(Ruler)
Abu Bakar of Johor
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Istana Lama, Singapore
Died: June 4, 1895
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Carlos Finlay
(Epidemiologist)
Carlos Finlay
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Listed In: Epidemiologists
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Camagüey, Cuba
Died: August 20, 1915
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Manuel González Flores
(31st President of Mexico)
Manuel González Flores
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Matamoros
Died: April 10, 1893

Manuel González Flores was a Mexican military general turned politician who served as the 35th President of Mexico from 1880 to 1884. Prior to joining politics, he played significant roles in the Mexican–American War and the Reform War, as an army man. His tenure as the president saw major diplomatic and domestic achievements. 

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Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
(Princess)
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: October 27, 1897
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Félicien Rops
(Belgian Artist, Painter and Illustrator)
Félicien Rops
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Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Namur, Belgium
Died: August 23, 1898

Belgian painter and graphic artist Félicien Rops is best remembered for his association with symbolism and Fin-de Siecle, and for his prints. Part of the Les Vingt group of artists, he created masterpieces such as Absinthe Drinker and Lady with the Puppet. He also experimented with erotic themes.

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Ricardo Palma
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Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: October 6, 1919

Ricardo Palma was a Peruvian author, scholar, librarian, and politician. He became interested in politics as a young man and held several political positions. He began writing seriously following the birth of his first son, for whom he used to write fantastic tales. He went on to pursue a literary career and published various articles and books. 

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Ferdinand von Richthofen
(German Geographer and Scientist Known for Coining the Terms ‘Silk Road’ or ‘Silk Route')
Ferdinand von Richthofen
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Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pokój, Poland
Died: October 6, 1905

Ferdinand von Richthofen, also known as Baron von Richthofen, was a German geographer who discovered quite a few places in and around China, thus contributing to his book China, the Results of My Travels and the Studies Based Thereon. He worked on chorography and chorology and also developed geomorphology.

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Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium
(Prince)
Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium
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Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: May 16, 1834
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Pauline Cushman
(actor)
Pauline Cushman
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Orleans
Died: December 2, 1893
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Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire
(Statesman)
Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire
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Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 24, 1908
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Kâmil Pasha
(Statesman)
Kâmil Pasha
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Nicosia, Cyprus
Died: November 14, 1913
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Léon Bonnat
(Painter)
Léon Bonnat
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bayonne, France
Died: September 8, 1922
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Lucy Hobbs Taylor
(Dentist)
Lucy Hobbs Taylor
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Constable, New York, United States
Died: October 3, 1910
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James B. Weaver
(Politician)
James B. Weaver
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: February 6, 1912
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Marko Miljanov
(Military personnel, Writer)
Marko Miljanov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Medun, Montenegro
Died: February 2, 1901
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Élie Ducommun
(Swiss Peace Activist Who Founded the 'League of Peace and Freedom' in 1867)
Élie Ducommun
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Listed In: Social Activists
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: December 7, 1906

Élie Ducommun was a Swiss peace activist best remembered for winning the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize. He is credited with founding the League of Peace and Freedom in 1867. In 1891, he was chosen to serve as the director of the first non-governmental international peace organization, International Peace Office. Élie Ducommun served in this position until his death in 1906.

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Princess Florestine of Monaco
(Princess)
Princess Florestine of Monaco
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Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
Died: April 4, 1897
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Dimitrie Sturdza
(Statesman)
Dimitrie Sturdza
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moldavia, Romania
Died: October 21, 1914
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Willie Park Sr.
(Scottish Professional Golfer)
Willie Park Sr.
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Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wallyford, East Lothian, Scotland
Died: July 25, 1903
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Sophus Bugge
(Norwegian Philologist and Linguist Known for His Theories and His Work on the 'Runic Alphabet')
Sophus Bugge
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Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lurvik, Norway
Died: July 8, 1907

Sophus Bugge was a Norwegian linguist and philologist best remembered for his work on runic alphabets. He also made significant contributions to the study of the Oscan, Romance, Celtic, Etruscan, and Umbrian languages. Sophus Bugge's scientific work was of primary importance for the runic research and Norse philology.

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Eliza Lynch
(Former First Lady of Paraguay)
Eliza Lynch
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Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: July 27, 1886
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Robert Martin
(politician)
Robert Martin
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Died: 1897 AD
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Edwin Booth
(American actor)
Edwin Booth
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bel Air, Maryland, United States
Died: June 7, 1893
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John St. John
(Politician)
John St. John
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brookville, Indiana, United States
Died: August 31, 1916
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Paul Bert
(French Physiologist Who is Referred to as the 'Father of Aviation Medicine')
Paul Bert
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Auxerre, France
Died: November 11, 1886

Paul Bert was a French physiologist, zoologist, and politician. Referred to as the Father of Aviation Medicine, Bert is best remembered for his 1878 work La Pression barometrique, which explains the physiological effects of air-pressure. Paul Bert is also credited with describing oxygen toxicity for the first time.

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Carola of Vasa
(Queen)
Carola of Vasa
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Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
Died: December 15, 1907
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Fleeming Jenkin
(Scottish Engineer and Inventor of the 'Cable Car' or 'Telpherage')
Fleeming Jenkin
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Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dungeness, England
Died: June 12, 1885

After a 10-year stint as an engineer working to construct and install submarine telegraph cables, Fleeming Jenkin published reports establishing the ohm as the unit of electrical resistance. He is also remembered as the inventor of the cable car and taught at institutes such as the University of Edinburgh.

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Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria
(Politician)
Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: June 13, 1905
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Mame Diarra Bousso
(Saint)
Mame Diarra Bousso
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Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Senegal
Died: 1866 AD
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Adam Lindsay Gordon
(British-Australian Poet, Horseman, Police Officer and Politician)
Adam Lindsay Gordon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlton Kings, England
Died: June 24, 1870

Adam Lindsay Gordon was a British-Australian poet, police officer, and politician. He attended the Royal Grammar School Worcester as a boy. At the behest of his father, he became a police officer, also dabbling in politics later on. He gained a reputation as a poet as well. His personal life was deeply troubled and he shot himself in 1870. 

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George S. Patton Sr.
(Military personnel)
George S. Patton Sr.
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Died: September 25, 1864
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Elisabet Ney
(Sculptor)
Elisabet Ney
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Münster, Germany
Died: June 29, 1907
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Edward William Godwin
(Architect)
Edward William Godwin
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Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: October 6, 1886
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Eugen Langen
(Entrepreneur)
Eugen Langen
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: October 2, 1895
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Eugen Dühring
(Philosopher, Political Economist, Prolific Writer, and a Leading German Adherent of Positivism)
Eugen Dühring
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 21, 1921

A strong supporter of positivism and a critic of Marxism, German philosopher Eugen Dühring was also a qualified lawyer. An eye ailment which took away his sight in the end made him quit law and focus on philosophy instead. A fine writer, too, he penned books such as Capital und Arbeit.

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Jonas Lie
(Novelist)
Jonas Lie
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hokksund, Norway
Died: July 5, 1908

Jonas Lie is regarded as one of The Four Greats of Norwegian literature. An eye defect prevented him from pursuing his naval ambitions, and he became a lawyer instead. Known for works such as The Family at Gilje, he was a major part of the literary movement of Realism.

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Melville Fuller
(Chief Justice)
Melville Fuller
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Augusta, Maine, United States
Died: July 4, 1910
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Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza
(Novelist)
Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guadix, Spain
Died: July 19, 1891
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Thomas Collier Platt
(Senator)
Thomas Collier Platt
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Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Owego, New York
Died: March 6, 1910