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.

John D. RockefellerJohn D. Rockefeller
8th July, American
Businessman
George Armstrong CusterGeorge Armstrong Custer
5th December, American
Military Officer

Jamsetji TataJamsetji Tata
3rd March, Indian
Father of Indian Industry

Devil Anse HatfieldDevil Anse Hatfield
9th September, American
Patriarch of the Hatfield Clan

Henry GeorgeHenry George
2nd September, American
Economist, Politician, Writer

Charles Sanders PeirceCharles Sanders Peirce
10th September, American
Scientist, Philosopher
Modest MussorgskyModest Mussorgsky
21st March, Russian
Composer

Laura Spelman RockefellerLaura Spelman Rockefeller
9th September, American
Philanthropist

Alfred SisleyAlfred Sisley
30th October, British
Impressionist Landscape Painter
George CadburyGeorge Cadbury
19th September, British
Businessman

Nikolay PrzhevalskyNikolay Przhevalsky
12th April, Russian
Geographer, Explorer
Paul CezannePaul Cezanne
19th January, French
French artist

Robert SmallsRobert Smalls
5th April, American
Politician

Carol I of RomaniaCarol I of Romania
20th April, German, Romanian
Monarch

Josiah Willard GibbsJosiah Willard Gibbs
11th February, American
Scientist

Walter PaterWalter Pater
4th August, British
Essayist
Kate PeruginiKate Perugini
29th October, British
Painter

YoshitoshiYoshitoshi
30th April, Japanese
Engraver, Painter, Poet

Josephine CochraneJosephine Cochrane
8th March, American
inventor

OuidaOuida
1st January, French, British
Novelist
Sully PrudhommeSully Prudhomme
16th March, French
Poet, Writer, Essayist, Diarist

Eugenio María de HostosEugenio María de Hostos
11th January, Puerto Rican
Educator
Takasugi ShinsakuTakasugi Shinsaku
27th September, Japanese
Samurai

Gustavus Franklin SwiftGustavus Franklin Swift
24th June, American
Business Executive

William Erasmus DarwinWilliam Erasmus Darwin
27th December, British
Charles Darwin's son
Floriano PeixotoFloriano Peixoto
30th April, Brazilian
Soldier, Politician

Josef RheinbergerJosef Rheinberger
17th March, German, Liechtensteiner
Organist
John Nevil MaskelyneJohn Nevil Maskelyne
22nd December, British
Magician

Frank FurnessFrank Furness
12th November, American
Architect

Samuel C. ArmstrongSamuel C. Armstrong
30th January, American
Soldier
Nikolay BobrikovNikolay Bobrikov
27th January, Russian
Governor of Finland

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Emil ŠkodaEmil Škoda
18th November, Czech
Engineer
John BallanceJohn Ballance
27th March, Irish, New Zealander
Prime minister of New Zealand

John Knowles PaineJohn Knowles Paine
9th January, American
Composer

Joaquim Maria Machado de AssisJoaquim Maria Machado de Assis
21st June, Brazilian
Brazilian novelist

Francis GarnierFrancis Garnier
25th July, French
Explorer
Pascual Cervera y TopetePascual Cervera y Topete
18th February, Spanish
Naval Officer
Ludwig MondLudwig Mond
7th March, German
Chemist

John F. DrydenJohn F. Dryden
7th August, American
Founder

Antonio Starabba, Marchese di RudinìAntonio Starabba, Marchese di Rudinì
16th April, Italian
Statesman

Théodule-Armand RibotThéodule-Armand Ribot
18th December, French
Psychologist
Alfred HuttonAlfred Hutton
10th March, British
Military Officer

Georges LeclanchéGeorges Leclanché
9th October, French
Engineer

August KundtAugust Kundt
18th November, German
Physicist

Luigi CapuanaLuigi Capuana
28th May, Italian
Author

Gaston ParisGaston Paris
9th August, French
Writer
Luigi PellouxLuigi Pelloux
1st March, Italian
Politician

Carl HumannCarl Humann
4th January, German
Engineer
David MoffatDavid Moffat
22nd July, American
Financier

Béni KállayBéni Kállay
22nd December, Hungarian
Statesman

Nikolai PrzhevalskyNikolai Przhevalsky
12th April, Russian
Geographer
Ephraim ShayEphraim Shay
17th July, American
Merchant

Hilaire de ChardonnetHilaire de Chardonnet
1st May, French
Engineer
August W. EichlerAugust W. Eichler
22nd April, German
Botanist

Matthijs MarisMatthijs Maris
17th August, Dutch
Painter

Isaac K. FunkIsaac K. Funk
10th September, American
Lexicographer

Addison Emery VerrillAddison Emery Verrill
9th February, American
Zoologist

Frederic Ward PutnamFrederic Ward Putnam
16th April, American
Anthropologist
Louis-Honoré FréchetteLouis-Honoré Fréchette
16th November, Canadian
Poet

Julius Friedrich CohnheimJulius Friedrich Cohnheim
20th July, German
Pathologist

Charles John SeghersCharles John Seghers
26th December, Belgian
Clergyman

Júlio DinisJúlio Dinis
14th November, Portuguese
Writer
Ludwig AnzengruberLudwig Anzengruber
29th November, Austrian
Dramatist

Francis PlantéFrancis Planté
2nd March, French
Pianist
Thomas ReedThomas Reed
18th October, American
Politician, Lawyer

James A. HerneJames A. Herne
1st February, American
Playwright

John McKenzieJohn McKenzie
6th November, New Zealander
Statesman
Nils Christoffer DunérNils Christoffer Dunér
21st May, Swedish
Astronomer

Adolf DygasińskiAdolf Dygasiński
7th March, Polish
Novelist
Panayotis PotagosPanayotis Potagos
30th November, Greek
Physician

Hannah Johnston BaileyHannah Johnston Bailey
5th July, American
Advocate

Wilhelm KörnerWilhelm Körner
20th April, German
Chemist
Louis Auguste SabatierLouis Auguste Sabatier
22nd October, French
Historian

Ivan Logginovich GoremykinIvan Logginovich Goremykin
8th November, Russian
Politician
Henry KendallHenry Kendall
18th April, Australian
Author

John AitkenJohn Aitken
18th September, Scottish
Meteorologist

Joseph Albert Alexandre GlatignyJoseph Albert Alexandre Glatigny
21st May, French
Poet

Freda EhmannFreda Ehmann
30th November, German, American
Farmer
Helen Almira ShaferHelen Almira Shafer
23rd September, American
Mathematician
Carlo PellegriniCarlo Pellegrini
25th March, Italian
Artist

Thomas B. ReedThomas B. Reed
30th November
U.S. Representative

Francisco Giner de Los RíosFrancisco Giner de Los Ríos
10th October, Spanish
Philosopher