Famous People Born In 1838

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.

John Wilkes BoothJohn Wilkes Booth
10th May, American
Assassinated Abraham Lincoln
John MuirJohn Muir
21st April, American, Scottish
Naturalist

LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
2nd September, American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom

Georges BizetGeorges Bizet
25th October, French
Composer

Henry AdamsHenry Adams
16th February, American
Historian

Ernst MachErnst Mach
18th February, Austrian
Physicist
Max BruchMax Bruch
6th January, German
Composer and Conductor

James J. HillJames J. Hill
16th September, Canadian, American
Canadian-American railroad executive, Businessman

Henry Hobson Richardson Henry Hobson Richardson
29th September, American
Architect
Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
27th June, Indian
 

John Davis LongJohn Davis Long
27th October, American
Lawyer, Politician & Writer
Dalip SinghDalip Singh
4th September, Indian, British
Sikh maharaja

General Tom ThumbGeneral Tom Thumb
4th January, American
Circus performer

Victoria WoodhullVictoria Woodhull
23rd September, American
Politician

Prince Philippe, Count of ParisPrince Philippe, Count of Paris
24th August, French
French pretender

John HayJohn Hay
8th October, American
Former United States Secretary of State
Jules BrunetJules Brunet
2nd January, French
Officer, Military personnel

Sir Henry IrvingSir Henry Irving
6th February, British
Actor

Joseph F. SmithJoseph F. Smith
13th November, American
Political leader

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin
8th July, German
Inventor
Jamal al-Din al-AfghaniJamal al-Din al-Afghani
30th November, Afghan, Iranian
Activist

Keshab Chunder SenKeshab Chunder Sen
19th November, Indian
Philosopher
Luís I of PortugalLuís I of Portugal
31st October, Portuguese
King

Yamagata AritomoYamagata Aritomo
14th June, Japanese
Politician, Military personnel

Jan MatejkoJan Matejko
24th June, Polish
painter
Franz BrentanoFranz Brentano
16th January, German
Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher

Lawrence Sullivan RossLawrence Sullivan Ross
27th September, American
Politician
Margaret E. KnightMargaret E. Knight
14th February, American
Inventor, Entrepreneur

Okuma ShigenobuOkuma Shigenobu
11th March, Japanese
Prime Minister

Léon GambettaLéon Gambetta
2nd April, French
Politician, Lawyer
Anton MauveAnton Mauve
18th September
Painter, Watercolourist

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Manfred MohrManfred Mohr
8th June, German
visual artist, algorithm artist
Henry SidgwickHenry Sidgwick
31st May, British
Philosopher

Émile LoubetÉmile Loubet
30th December, French
Prime Minister, Politician

William Henry PerkinWilliam Henry Perkin
12th March, British
Chemist

Valeriano WeylerValeriano Weyler
17th September, Spanish
General
Octavia HillOctavia Hill
3rd December, British
Social Reformer
Camille JordanCamille Jordan
5th January, French
Mathematician, Engineer, Professor

James Bryce, 1st Viscount BryceJames Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce
10th May, Northern Irish
Historian

Edwin Abbott AbbottEdwin Abbott Abbott
20th December, British
Theologian, Science fiction writer, Teacher,

Ernest SolvayErnest Solvay
16th April, Belgian
Chemist
John MorleyJohn Morley
24th December, British
Statesman

Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-AdamAuguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam
7th November, French
Writer

William RobinsonWilliam Robinson
15th July, Irish, British
Gardener

Jean-Paul LaurensJean-Paul Laurens
28th March, French
Painter

Joseph KepplerJoseph Keppler
1st February, Austrian, American
Cartoonist
Marià FortunyMarià Fortuny
11th June, Spanish
Painter

Vladimir Vasilyevich MarkovnikovVladimir Vasilyevich Markovnikov
22nd December, Russian
Chemist
August ŠenoaAugust Šenoa
14th November, Austrian, Croatian, Hungarian
Novelist

Rufus W. PeckhamRufus W. Peckham
8th November, American
Jurist

Sir George Trevelyan, 2nd BaronetSir George Trevelyan, 2nd Baronet
20th July, British
Statesman
Edward W. MorleyEdward W. Morley
29th January, American
Scientist

Paolo BoselliPaolo Boselli
8th June, Italian
Politician
Emil RathenauEmil Rathenau
11th December, German
Entrepreneur

William Edward Hartpole LeckyWilliam Edward Hartpole Lecky
26th March, Irish
Historian

John Willis MenardJohn Willis Menard
3rd April, American
Poet

Jules DalouJules Dalou
31st December, French
Sculptor

Alice Cunningham FletcherAlice Cunningham Fletcher
15th March, American
Anthropologist
Bogdan Petriceicu HasdeuBogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu
26th February, Romanian
Writer

Yasuda ZenjirōYasuda Zenjirō
9th October, Japanese
Entrepreneur

William KeithWilliam Keith
18th November, American, Scottish
Painter

Ludwig GumplowiczLudwig Gumplowicz
9th March, Polish
Sociologist
Tobias Michael Carel AsserTobias Michael Carel Asser
28th April, Dutch
Lawyer

John Shaw BillingsJohn Shaw Billings
12th April, American
Librarian
Lawrence BarrettLawrence Barrett
4th April, American
Actor

Clemens Alexander WinklerClemens Alexander Winkler
26th December, German
Chemist

Paul-Émile Lecoq de BoisbaudranPaul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran
18th April, French
Chemist
Cleveland AbbeCleveland Abbe
3rd December, American
Meteorologist

Augustin DalyAugustin Daly
20th July, American
Playwright
Jules MélineJules Méline
20th May, French
Statesman

Charles Thomson Ritchie, 1st Baron RitchieCharles Thomson Ritchie, 1st Baron Ritchie
19th November, Scottish
Businessman

George William HillGeorge William Hill
3rd March, American
Astronomer
Adam AsnykAdam Asnyk
11th September, Polish
Poet

Gotō ShōjirōGotō Shōjirō
13th April, Japanese
Samurai
Margaret Elizabeth SangsterMargaret Elizabeth Sangster
22nd February, American
Poet

Karl WeyprechtKarl Weyprecht
8th September, Austrian, German, Hungarian
Explorer

Alpheus HyattAlpheus Hyatt
5th April, American
Zoologist

Pierre-Marie-Alexis MillardetPierre-Marie-Alexis Millardet
13th December, French
Botanist
Ivan Nechuy-LevytskyIvan Nechuy-Levytsky
25th November, Ukrainian
Writer
Friedrich Konrad BeilsteinFriedrich Konrad Beilstein
17th February, Russian
Chemist

Gustave FlourensGustave Flourens
4th August, French
Writer

Laura de Force GordonLaura de Force Gordon
17th August, American
Lawyer

Frank Stephen BaldwinFrank Stephen Baldwin
10th April, American
Inventor
Martha McClellan BrownMartha McClellan Brown
16th April, American
Educator

John ThomasJohn Thomas
14th April, Welsh
Photographer

George James SymonsGeorge James Symons
6th August, British
Meteorologist

Arthur von AuwersArthur von Auwers
12th September, German
Astronomer

Ferdinand ZirkelFerdinand Zirkel
20th May, German
Geologist
Sarah Ann DickeySarah Ann Dickey
25th April, American
Educator

Axel Ludvig BroströmAxel Ludvig Broström
21st May, Swedish
Ship Owner
Charlotte Emerson BrownCharlotte Emerson Brown
21st April, American
Women's Activist

Alfred Elis TörnebohmAlfred Elis Törnebohm
16th October, Swedish
Geologist
Otto DevrientOtto Devrient
3rd October, German
Actor
Akhilléfs ParáskhosAkhilléfs Paráskhos
6th March, Greek
Greek poet