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 Muir
(Naturalist)
John Muir
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dunbar
Died: December 24, 1914
 2 
General Tom Thumb
(American Dwarf Who Achieved Great Fame as a Performer Under Circus Pioneer P. T. Barnum)
General Tom Thumb
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Listed In: Entertainers
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 15, 1883
 3 
Georges Bizet
(French Composer Best Known for His Opera ‘Carmen’)
Georges Bizet
1
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 3, 1875
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John Wilkes Booth
(American Stage Actor Who Assassinated United States President Abraham Lincoln)
John Wilkes Booth
45
Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bel Air, Maryland, United States
Died: April 26, 1865
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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
 6 
Victoria Woodhull
(The First Woman to Run for the American Presidency)
Victoria Woodhull
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Homer, Ohio, United States
Died: June 9, 1927
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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
 8 
Ernst Mach
(Physicist)
Ernst Mach
1
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: February 19, 1916
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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
 10 
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
(Indian Novelist & Poet Who is Considered as One of the Greatest Writers of Bengali Literature)
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: April 8, 1894
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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
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Died: March 8, 1917
 12 
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 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
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: November 1, 1893
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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
 16 
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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Franz Brentano
(German Philosopher, Priest, and Professor Who Founded Intentionalism)
Franz Brentano
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Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marienberg, Germany
Died: March 17, 1917
 18 
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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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
 20 
Jules Brunet
(Officer, Military personnel)
Jules Brunet
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Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belfort
Died: August 12, 1911
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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
 22 
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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Camille Jordan
(Mathematician, Engineer, Professor)
Camille Jordan
1
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lyon
Died: January 22, 1922
 24 
Octavia Hill
(British Social Reformer)
Octavia Hill
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Listed In: Social Reformers
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England
Died: August 13, 1912
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Okuma Shigenobu
(Prime Minister)
Okuma Shigenobu
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saga
Died: January 10, 1922
 26 
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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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
 28 
Ernest Solvay
(Belgian Chemist Who Developed the 'Ammonia-Soda Process' for Making Soda Ash)
Ernest Solvay
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rebecq, Belgium
Died: May 26, 1922
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Keshab Chunder Sen
(Indian Philosopher and Social Reformer Known for Incorporating Christian Theology in Hindu Framework)
Keshab Chunder Sen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: January 8, 1884
 30 
Cleveland Abbe
(US Meteorologist Who Helped Develop the US Weather Bureau)
Cleveland Abbe
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Listed In: Meteorologists
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 28, 1916
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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
 32 
Edward W. Morley
(Scientist)
Edward W. Morley
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 24, 1923
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Princess Louise of Prussia
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Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: April 23, 1923
Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu
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Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khotyns'kyi district, Ukraine
Died: September 7, 1907
 35 
William Edward Hartpole Lecky
(Irish Historian and Political Theorist Who Specialized in Georgian England)
William Edward Hartpole Lecky
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 22, 1903
 36 
Rufus W. Peckham
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: October 24, 1909
 37 
August Šenoa
(Croatian Novelist)
August Šenoa
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: December 13, 1881
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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
 39 
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
 40 
José Ruiz y Blasco
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: May 3, 1913
 41 
Jules Méline
(Statesman)
Jules Méline
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Remiremont, France
Died: December 20, 1925
 42 
John Hay
(Former United States Secretary of State)
John Hay
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Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salem, Indiana, United States
Died: July 1, 1905
 43 
Adam Asnyk
(Polish Poet and Dramatist Known for the Simplicity of His Poetic Style)
Adam Asnyk
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kalisz, Poland
Died: August 2, 1897
 44 
William J. Kirkpatrick
(Musician, Writer)
William J. Kirkpatrick
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Duncannon, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 20, 1921
Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States
Died: June 3, 1912
 46 
Henry A. Strong
(Businessperson)
Henry A. Strong
0
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: July 26, 1919
 47 
William Robinson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: May 17, 1935
 48 
Arthur von Auwers
(German Astronomer Known for His Observations of Double Stars)
Arthur von Auwers
0
Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Göttingen, Germany
Died: January 24, 1915
 49 
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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Prince Philippe, Count of Paris
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 8, 1894