Famous People Born In 1838

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Discover the most famous people born in 1838. The list includes people like John Wilkes Booth, John Muir, Georges Bizet, Ernst Mach, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, lawyers, political leaders and composers born in 1838. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany and many more countries.
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John Wilkes Booth
(American Stage Actor Who Assassinated United States President Abraham Lincoln)
John Wilkes Booth
37
Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bel Air, Maryland, United States
Died: April 26, 1865
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John Muir
(Naturalist)
John Muir
12
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dunbar
Died: December 24, 1914
 3 
General Tom Thumb
(American Dwarf Who Achieved Great Fame as a Performer Under Circus Pioneer P. T. Barnum)
General Tom Thumb
1
Listed In: Entertainers
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 15, 1883
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Georges Bizet
(French Composer Best Known for His Opera ‘Carmen’)
Georges Bizet
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 3, 1875
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Liliʻuokalani
(Queen of the Hawaiian Islands (1891-93))
Liliʻuokalani
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Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: November 11, 1917
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Naihati, Kolkata
Died: April 8, 1894
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Victoria Woodhull
(The First Woman to Run for the American Presidency)
Victoria Woodhull
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Homer, Ohio, United States
Died: June 9, 1927
 8 
Max Bruch
(German Romantic Composer, Conductor & Educator)
Max Bruch
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: October 2, 1920
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Ernst Mach
(Physicist)
Ernst Mach
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: February 19, 1916
 10 
Dalip Singh
(Sikh maharaja)
Dalip Singh
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: October 22, 1893
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James J. Hill
(Canadian-American railroad executive, Businessman)
James J. Hill
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Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eramosa Township, Ontario, Upper Canada
Died: May 29, 1916
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Ferdinand von Zeppelin
(A Pioneer in Development of Rigid Airship and Founder of Aircraft Manufacturing Company ‘Luftschiffbau Zeppelin’)
Ferdinand von Zeppelin
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Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Died: March 8, 1917
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Henry Adams
(Historian Known for His Work 'The History of the United States of America 1801–1817')
Henry Adams
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 27, 1918
 14 
Jan Matejko
(Painter)
Jan Matejko
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: November 1, 1893
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Sir Henry Irving
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Keinton Mandeville, United Kingdom
Died: October 13, 1905
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William Henry Perkin
(British Chemist Known for His Serendipitous Discovery of First Commercial Synthetic Organic Dye, 'Mauveine')
William Henry Perkin
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Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 14, 1907
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Henry Sidgwick
(British Philosopher and Economist Best Known in Philosophy for His Utilitarian Treatise 'The Methods of Ethics')
Henry Sidgwick
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Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Skipton, Yorkshire, England
Died: August 28, 1900
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Jules Brunet
(Officer, Military personnel)
Jules Brunet
0
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belfort
Died: August 12, 1911
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Keshab Chunder Sen
(Indian Philosopher and Social Reformer Known for Incorporating Christian Theology in Hindu Framework)
Keshab Chunder Sen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: January 8, 1884
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Franz Brentano
(Philosopher)
Franz Brentano
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Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rhine Province
Died: March 17, 1917
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Margaret E. Knight
(Inventor, notably of a machine to produce flat-bottomed paper bags)
Margaret E. Knight
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: York, Maine, United States
Died: October 12, 1914
 22 
Octavia Hill
(Social Reformer)
Octavia Hill
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Listed In: Social Reformers
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wisbech, England
Died: August 13, 1912
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Anton Mauve
(Former realist painter whose best-known paintings depict peasants working in the field)
Anton Mauve
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Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zaandam, Netherlands
Died: February 5, 1888
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Émile Loubet
(President of France from 1899 to 1906, 45th Prime Minister of France)
Émile Loubet
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marsanne, France
Died: December 20, 1929
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Léon Gambetta
(Former republican politician who proclaimed the French Third Republic in 1870 and played a prominent role in its early government)
Léon Gambetta
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cahors, France
Died: December 31, 1882
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Edwin Abbott Abbott
(Theologian, Science fiction writer, Teacher, Writer, Novelist)
Edwin Abbott Abbott
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Birthdate: 20th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: October 12, 1926
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Okuma Shigenobu
(Prime Minister)
Okuma Shigenobu
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saga
Died: January 10, 1922
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Joseph F. Smith
(6th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1901 - 1918))
Joseph F. Smith
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Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Far West, Missouri, United States
Died: November 19, 1918
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John Hay
(Former United States Secretary of State)
John Hay
1
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salem, Indiana, United States
Died: July 1, 1905
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Lawrence Sullivan Ross
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Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bentonsport, Iowa, United States
Died: January 3, 1898
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Ernest Solvay
(Belgian Chemist Who Developed the 'Ammonia-Soda Process' for Making Soda Ash)
Ernest Solvay
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rebecq, Belgium
Died: May 26, 1922
Vladimir Vasilyevich Markovnikov
0
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Knyaginino, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: February 11, 1904
Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu
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Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khotyns'kyi district, Ukraine
Died: September 7, 1907
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Cleveland Abbe
(Meteorologist)
Cleveland Abbe
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Listed In: Meteorologists
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 28, 1916
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Rufus W. Peckham
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: October 24, 1909
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Henry Hobson Richardson
0
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States
Died: April 27, 1886
William Edward Hartpole Lecky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 22, 1903
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Edward W. Morley
(Scientist)
Edward W. Morley
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 24, 1923
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William Robinson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: May 17, 1935
 40 
John Morley
(Statesman)
John Morley
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Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Blackburn, England
Died: September 23, 1923
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Jean-Paul Laurens
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Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fourquevaux, France
Died: March 23, 1921
Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Brieuc, France
Died: August 19, 1889
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August Šenoa
(Novelist)
August Šenoa
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: December 13, 1881
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George William Hill
(American Astronomer and Mathematician)
George William Hill
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: April 16, 1914
 45 
Camille Jordan
(Mathematician, Engineer, Professor)
Camille Jordan
1
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lyon
Died: January 22, 1922
 46 
Jules Méline
(Statesman)
Jules Méline
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Remiremont, France
Died: December 20, 1925
 47 
William Keith
(Painter)
William Keith
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oldmeldrum, Scotland
Died: April 13, 1911
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Adam Asnyk
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kalisz, Poland
Died: August 2, 1897
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Prince Philippe, Count of Paris
1
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 8, 1894
Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States
Died: June 3, 1912