Famous People Born In 1839

Discover the most famous people born in 1839. The list includes people like John D. Rockefeller, Jamsetji Tata, Devil Anse Hatfield, Modest Mussorgsky, Henry George and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, artists, economists and geographers born in 1839. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom 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 John D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richford, New York, United States
Died: May 23, 1937

 2 Jamsetji Tata

Jamsetji Tata
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Father of Indian Industry
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Navsari, Gujarat, India
Died: May 19, 1904

 3 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Rumley, Ohio
Died: June 25, 1876
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 4 Robert Smalls

Robert Smalls
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: February 23, 1915
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 5 Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: October 22, 1906

 6 Henry George

Henry George
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Listed In: Economists
Famous As: Economist, Politician, Writer
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: October 29, 1897
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 7 Modest Mussorgsky

Modest Mussorgsky
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 21st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karevo, Russia
Died: March 28, 1881
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 8 Charles Sanders Peirce

Charles Sanders Peirce
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Famous As: Scientist, Philosopher
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 19, 1914
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 9 Devil Anse Hatfield

Devil Anse Hatfield
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Famous As: Patriarch of the Hatfield Clan
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Logan, West Virginia
Died: January 6, 1921

 10 Carol I of Romania

Carol I of Romania
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sigmaringen, Germany
Died: October 10, 1914
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 11 Laura Spelman Rockefeller

Laura Spelman Rockefeller
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wadsworth, Ohio, United States
Died: March 12, 1915

 12 Josiah Willard Gibbs

Josiah Willard Gibbs
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 28, 1903
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 13 Josephine Cochrane

Josephine Cochrane
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: inventor
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ashtabula County
Died: August 3, 1913

 14 Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Brazilian novelist
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: September 29, 1908
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 15 Alfred Sisley

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Famous As: Impressionist Landscape Painter
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 29, 1899

 16 Walter Pater

Walter Pater
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Essayist
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England
Died: July 30, 1894
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 17 Takasugi Shinsaku

Takasugi Shinsaku
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Samurai
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
Died: May 17, 1867

 18 Yoshitoshi

Yoshitoshi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Engraver, Painter, Poet
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edo
Died: June 9, 1892
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 19 George Cadbury

George Cadbury
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edgbaston
Died: October 24, 1922

 20 Ouida

Ouida
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bury Saint Edmunds, England
Died: January 25, 1908
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 21 Kate Perugini

Kate Perugini
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: May 9, 1929

 22 Sully Prudhomme

Sully Prudhomme
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer, Essayist, Diarist
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: September 7, 1907
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 23 John Butler Yeats

John Butler Yeats
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lawrencetown, County Down, Ireland
Died: February 3, 1922

 24 Nikolay Przhevalsky

Nikolay Przhevalsky
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Famous As: Geographer, Explorer
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Smolensk, Russia
Died: November 1, 1888
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 25 Thomas Reed

Thomas Reed
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: December 7, 1902

 26 Gustavus Franklin Swift

Gustavus Franklin Swift
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Famous As: Business Executive
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sagamore, Bourne, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 29, 1903
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 27 Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: February 10, 1872

 28 Konstantin Makovsky

Konstantin Makovsky
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 17, 1915
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 29 Eugenio María de Hostos

Eugenio María de Hostos
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: near Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Died: August 11, 1903

 30 Nikolay Bobrikov

Nikolay Bobrikov
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Famous As: Governor of Finland
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Strelna, Russia
Died: June 17, 1904

 31 Ivan Logginovich Goremykin

Ivan Logginovich Goremykin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Novgorod, Russia
Died: October 24, 1917

 32 William Erasmus Darwin

William Erasmus Darwin
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Listed In: Bankers
Famous As: Charles Darwin's son
Birthdate: 27th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: 1914 AD

 33 Josef Rheinberger

Josef Rheinberger
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Died: November 25, 1901

 34 Floriano Peixoto

Floriano Peixoto
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Soldier, Politician
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Maceió
Died: July 29, 1895

 35 Emil Škoda

Emil Škoda
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia
Died: August 8, 1900

 36 John Nevil Maskelyne

John Nevil Maskelyne
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Magician
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cheltenham, England
Died: May 18, 1917

 37 Samuel C. Armstrong

Samuel C. Armstrong
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Maui, Hawaii, United States
Died: May 11, 1893

 38 Abdyl Frasheri

Abdyl Frasheri
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frashër, Përmet District, Albania, then Vilayet of Janina, Ottoman Empire
Died: October 23, 1892

 39 Carlo Pellegrini

Carlo Pellegrini
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Capua, Italy
Died: January 22, 1889

 40 Frank Furness

Frank Furness
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 27, 1912

 41 Théodule-Armand Ribot

Théodule-Armand Ribot
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Listed In: Psychologists
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guingamp, France
Died: December 9, 1916

 42 Pascual Cervera y Topete

Pascual Cervera y Topete
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Naval Officer
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Medina-Sidonia, Cadiz province, Spain
Died: April 3, 1909

 43 John Ballance

John Ballance
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime minister of New Zealand
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glenavy, Northern Ireland
Died: April 27, 1893

 44 Ludwig Mond

Ludwig Mond
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Listed In: Chemists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
Died: December 11, 1909

 45 John Knowles Paine

John Knowles Paine
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: April 25, 1906

 46 John F. Dryden

John F. Dryden
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Famous As: Founder
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Temple, Maine, United States
Died: November 24, 1911

 47 Francis Garnier

Francis Garnier
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Étienne, France
Died: December 21, 1873

 48 Henry Kendall

Henry Kendall
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia
Died: August 1, 1882

 49 Alfred Hutton

Alfred Hutton
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Beverly, England
Died: December 18, 1910

 50 Antonio Starabba, Marchese di Rudinì

Antonio Starabba, Marchese di Rudinì
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: August 6, 1908