Famous People Born In 1837

Discover the most famous people born in 1837. The list includes people like Grover Cleveland, J. P. Morgan, Wild Bill Hickok, Mary Harris Jones, Johannes van der Waals and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, soldiers and poets born in 1837. This list includes people from United States, France 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 
Grover Cleveland
(The 22nd and 24th President of the United States)

Grover Cleveland
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 24, 1908

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J. P. Morgan
(Financier)

J. P. Morgan
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Listed In: Bankers
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 31, 1913

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Wild Bill Hickok
(Gunfighter, Law enforcement officer)

Wild Bill Hickok
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Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Died: August 2, 1876
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Empress Elisabeth of Austria
(Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary (1854-1898))

Empress Elisabeth of Austria
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Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: September 10, 1898
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Amelia Dyer
(Serial Killer)

Amelia Dyer
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Listed In: Serial Killers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: June 11, 1897

 6 
Robert Gould Shaw
(Military Personnel)

Robert Gould Shaw
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: July 18, 1863
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Olive Oatman
(White Girl Abducted By Native Americans)

Olive Oatman
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Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Illinois
Died: March 20, 1903
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 8 
James Murray
(Lexicographer)

James Murray
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Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Denholm, Scotland
Died: July 26, 1915
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Mary Harris Jones
(Labor and Community Organizer, Schoolteacher)

Mary Harris Jones
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: November 30, 1930

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George Dewey
(Military Leader)

George Dewey
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montpelier, Vermont, United States
Died: January 16, 1917
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Vasil Levski
(Revolutionary)

Vasil Levski
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karlovo, Bulgaria
Died: February 18, 1873

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Tokugawa Yoshinobu
(15th and last shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan)

Tokugawa Yoshinobu
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: November 22, 1913
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John Newlands
(Chemist)

John Newlands
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
Died: July 29, 1898

 14 
P. B. S. Pinchback
(Politician)

P. B. S. Pinchback
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: December 21, 1921
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Thomas Moran
(Explorer, Painter)

Thomas Moran
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Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bolton
Died: August 25, 1926

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Ion Creanga
(Writer)

Ion Creanga
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Târgu Neamț, Moldavia
Died: December 31, 1889
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Abraham Kuyper
(Politician)

Abraham Kuyper
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maassluis, Netherlands
Died: November 8, 1920

 18 
Washington Roebling
(Civil Engineer)

Washington Roebling
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 21, 1926
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Ilia Chavchavadze
(Journalist)

Ilia Chavchavadze
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kvareli, Georgia
Died: September 12, 1907

 20 
José Burgos
(Priest)

José Burgos
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vigan City, Philippines
Died: February 17, 1872
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Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: November 28, 1899

Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castle of Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
Died: November 17, 1905
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William Dean Howells
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Martins Ferry, Ohio, U.S.
Died: May 11, 1920

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John Ernst Worrell Keely
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 18, 1898
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Charlotte Forten Grimké
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: July 23, 1914

 26 
Charles Yerkes
(Financier)

Charles Yerkes
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 29, 1905
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 27 
Whitelaw Reid
(Diplomat)

Whitelaw Reid
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Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cedarville
Died: December 15, 1912

 28 
Khama III
(Tribal Chief)

Khama III
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bechuanaland Protectorate
Died: February 21, 1923
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Hilary R. W. Johnson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia
Died: 1901 AD

 30 
Amanda Smith
(Leader)

Amanda Smith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Green, Maryland, United States
Died: February 24, 1915

 31 
Donald Dinnie
(Wrestler)

Donald Dinnie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Birse, Scotland
Died: 1916 AD

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William Williams Keen
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Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 7, 1932

 33 
Henry Draper
(Doctor)

Henry Draper
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prince Edward County, Virginia, United States
Died: November 20, 1882

 34 
Carolus-Duran
(Painter)

Carolus-Duran
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: February 17, 1917

 35 
Cosima Wagner
(Composer)

Cosima Wagner
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bellagio, Italy
Died: April 1, 1930

 36 
Prince Albert of Prussia
(General field marshal)

Prince Albert of Prussia
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 13, 1906

 37 
Alois Hitler
(Adolf Hitler's Father)

Alois Hitler
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Döllersheim, Austria
Died: January 3, 1903

 38 
William C. Quantrill
(Confederate guerrilla leader)

William C. Quantrill
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Listed In: Terrorists
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canal Dover, Ohio, United States
Died: June 6, 1865

 39 
Fredrik Bajer
(Writer and pacifist politician who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1908 together with Klas Pontus Arnoldson)

Fredrik Bajer
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Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Næstved, Denmark
Died: January 22, 1922

 40 
James T. Rapier
(American Politician)

James T. Rapier
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Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: May 31, 1883

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Johannes van der Waals
(Theoretical Physicist)

Johannes van der Waals
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Died: March 8, 1923

 42 
Kintpuash
(Tribal chief)

Kintpuash
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Tule Lake, California, United States
Died: October 3, 1873

Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau
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Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dessau, Dessau-Roßlau, Germany
Died: May 12, 1906

Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
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Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Krauchenwies, Sigmaringen, Germany
Died: July 17, 1859

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Georges Ernest Boulanger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rennes, France
Died: September 30, 1891

 46 
Sanjō Sanetomi
(Statesman)

Sanjō Sanetomi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Died: February 18, 1891

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Alphonse Legros
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Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: December 8, 1911

Michael Hicks Beach, 1st Earl St Aldwyn
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Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 30, 1916

 49 
Morell Mackenzie
(Physician)

Morell Mackenzie
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Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Leytonstone, England
Died: February 3, 1892

 50 
Karl Mauch
(Explorer)

Karl Mauch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kernen, Germany
Died: April 4, 1875