Famous People Born In 1839

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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.
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John D. Rockefeller
(American Businessman and Founder of the 'Standard Oil Company')
John D. Rockefeller
32
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richford, New York, United States
Died: May 23, 1937
 2 
Paul Cezanne
(French Artist and Post-Impressionist Painter)
Paul Cezanne
15
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: October 22, 1906
 3 
George Armstrong Custer
(United States Army Officer and Cavalry Commander in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars)
George Armstrong Custer
42
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Rumley, Ohio, United States
Died: June 25, 1876
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Modest Mussorgsky
(Russian Composer Who was an Innovator of Russian Music in the Romantic Period)
Modest Mussorgsky
7
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 21st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karevo, Russia
Died: March 28, 1881
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Jamsetji Tata
(Indian Industrialist and Founder of 'Tata Group')
Jamsetji Tata
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gujarat, India
Died: May 19, 1904
 6 
Robert Smalls
(Politician)
Robert Smalls
4
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: February 23, 1915
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Carol I of Romania
(King of Romania (1881 – 1914))
Carol I of Romania
3
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sigmaringen, Germany
Died: October 10, 1914
 8 
Henry George
(Economist, Politician, Writer)
Henry George
1
Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: October 29, 1897
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Charles Sanders Peirce
(American Philosopher, Mathematician, Logician, and Scientist)
Charles Sanders Peirce
0
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 19, 1914
 10 
Josiah Willard Gibbs
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 28, 1903
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Devil Anse Hatfield
(Patriarch of the Hatfield Clan)
Devil Anse Hatfield
8
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Logan, West Virginia, United States
Died: January 6, 1921
 12 
George Cadbury
(Businessman)
George Cadbury
8
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edgbaston
Died: October 24, 1922
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Kate Perugini
(Painter)
Kate Perugini
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: May 9, 1929
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Alfred Sisley
(Impressionist Landscape Painter)
Alfred Sisley
2
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 29, 1899
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Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
(Brazilian novelist)
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: September 29, 1908
 16 
William Erasmus Darwin
(Charles Darwin's son)
William Erasmus Darwin
1
Listed In: Bankers
Birthdate: 27th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: 1914 AD
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Eugenio María de Hostos
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: near Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Died: August 11, 1903
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Josephine Cochrane
2
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ashtabula County
Died: August 3, 1913
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Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
0
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: February 10, 1872
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Takasugi Shinsaku
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
Died: May 17, 1867
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John Butler Yeats
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lawrencetown, County Down, Ireland
Died: February 3, 1922
 22 
Nikolay Przhevalsky
(Geographer, Explorer)
Nikolay Przhevalsky
0
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Smolensk, Russia
Died: November 1, 1888
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Kathleen O'Meara
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 10, 1888
 24 
Sully Prudhomme
(Poet, Essayist, and was the first winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901)
Sully Prudhomme
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 6, 1907
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Josef Rheinberger
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Died: November 25, 1901
 26 
Emil Škoda
(Engineer)
Emil Škoda
0
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia
Died: August 8, 1900
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Thomas Reed
(Politician, Lawyer)
Thomas Reed
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: December 7, 1902
 28 
Gustavus Franklin Swift
(Business Executive)
Gustavus Franklin Swift
0
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sagamore, Bourne, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 29, 1903
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Nikolay Bobrikov
(Governor of Finland)
Nikolay Bobrikov
0
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Strelna, Russia
Died: June 17, 1904
 30 
Konstantin Makovsky
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 17, 1915
 31 
Yoshitoshi
(Engraver, Painter, Poet)
Yoshitoshi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edo
Died: June 9, 1892
 32 
Laura Spelman Rockefeller
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wadsworth, Ohio, United States
Died: March 12, 1915
 33 
Francis Garnier
(Explorer)
Francis Garnier
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Étienne, France
Died: December 21, 1873
 34 
Ludwig Mond
(Chemist)
Ludwig Mond
0
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
Died: December 11, 1909
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Walter Pater
(English Essayist, Literary Critic Famous for His Unique Style of Writings)
Walter Pater
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England
Died: July 30, 1894
 36 
Luigi Pelloux
(Prime Minister of Italy from 1898 to 1900)
Luigi Pelloux
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Roche, France
Died: October 26, 1924
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James A. Herne
(Playwright)
James A. Herne
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cohoes, New York, United States
Died: June 2, 1901
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Luigi Capuana
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mineo, Italy
Died: November 29, 1915
 39 
John McKenzie
(Statesman)
John McKenzie
0
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ardross, Scotland
Died: August 6, 1901
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Béni Kállay
(Statesman)
Béni Kállay
0
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: July 13, 1903
 41 
Isaac K. Funk
(Lexicographer)
Isaac K. Funk
0
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clifton, Ohio, United States
Died: April 4, 1912
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Louis Auguste Sabatier
0
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vallon, France
Died: April 12, 1901
 43 
Matthijs Maris
0
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: August 22, 1917
 44 
Addison Emery Verrill
0
Listed In: Zoologists
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwood, Maine, United States
Died: December 10, 1926
 45 
Ouida
(Novelist)
Ouida
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bury Saint Edmunds, England
Died: January 25, 1908
 46 
Bahta Hagos
(Former leader of Eritrean resistance to foreign domination specifically against northern Ethiopian and Italian colonialism)
Bahta Hagos
0
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Segheneyti, Eritrea
Died: December 19, 1894
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Ludwig Anzengruber
(Austrian Dramatist, Novelist and Poet)
Ludwig Anzengruber
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 10, 1889
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Francis Planté
0
Listed In: Pianists
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orthez, France
Died: December 19, 1934
 49 
Panayotis Potagos
0
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Vytina, Greece
Died: 1903 AD
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John F. Dryden
0
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Temple, Maine, United States
Died: November 24, 1911