Famous People Born In 1840

Discover the most famous people born in 1840. The list includes people like Claude Monet, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Thomas Hardy, Emile Zola, Auguste Rodin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, psychiatrists, political scientists and historians born in 1840. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.

Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
7th May, Russian
Composer
Victoria, Princess RoyalVictoria, Princess Royal
21st November, British
Empress of Germany

Claude MonetClaude Monet
14th November, French
Painter

Thomas HardyThomas Hardy
2nd June, British
Novelist & Poet

Emile ZolaEmile Zola
2nd April, French
French novelist

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin
12th November, French
Sculptor
Father DamienFather Damien
3rd January, Belgian
Saint

Chief JosephChief Joseph
3rd March, American
Nez Perce leader

Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
27th September, American
Naval Officer
Thomas NastThomas Nast
27th September, American
Cartoonist

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
13th May, French
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet
Yaa AsantewaaYaa Asantewaa
30th November, Central African, Ghanaian
Queens Mother

Murad VMurad V
21st September, Turkish
Sultan

Carlota of MexicoCarlota of Mexico
7th June, Belgian, Mexican
Empress

Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
8th November, British
Politician, Banker

Hiram MaximHiram Maxim
5th February, British, American
Inventor
Odilon RedonOdilon Redon
20th April, French
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

John Boyd DunlopJohn Boyd Dunlop
5th February, British
Inventor, Entrepreneur

Shishaku Shibusawa EiichiShishaku Shibusawa Eiichi
16th March, Japanese
Industrialist

Carl MengerCarl Menger
23rd February, Austrian, Polish
Economist, University teacher
Emin PashaEmin Pasha
28th March, German
Physician

William Graham SumnerWilliam Graham Sumner
30th October, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,
Isabella Stewart GardnerIsabella Stewart Gardner
14th April, American
Art collector

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
14th August, Austrian, German
Psychiatrist

William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange
4th September
 
GallGall
30th November, American
Leader

Edward Drinker CopeEdward Drinker Cope
28th July, American
American paleontologist
LozenLozen
30th November, American
Warrior

Kate ChaseKate Chase
13th August, American
Socialite

Edward WhymperEdward Whymper
27th April, British
Mountaineer
August BebelAugust Bebel
22nd February, German
Politician, Writer

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Ernst AbbeErnst Abbe
23rd January
Physicist, Astronomer, University teacher
Nehanda Charwe NyakasikanaNehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
30th November, Zimbabwean
Spiritual Leader

John Addington SymondsJohn Addington Symonds
5th October, British
Poet

Charles BoothCharles Booth
30th March, British
Social Reformer

Giovanni VergaGiovanni Verga
2nd September, Italian
Italian writer
Sophia Louisa Jex-BlakeSophia Louisa Jex-Blake
21st January, British
Physician
Helena ModjeskaHelena Modjeska
12th October, Polish, American
Actress

American HorseAmerican Horse
30th November, American
Tribal chief

Mary Jane PattersonMary Jane Patterson
12th September, American
Educator

Namık KemalNamık Kemal
21st December, Turkish
Writer
Sisowath of CambodiaSisowath of Cambodia
7th September, Cambodian
King

Wilfrid Scawen BluntWilfrid Scawen Blunt
17th August, British
Poet

Kuroda KiyotakaKuroda Kiyotaka
9th November, Japanese
Politician

Hans MakartHans Makart
28th May, Austrian
Painter

Timothy H. O'SullivanTimothy H. O'Sullivan
30th November, American
Photographer
Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
1st December, French
Painter

José Manuel BalmacedaJosé Manuel Balmaceda
19th July, Chilean
Politician
William T. SampsonWilliam T. Sampson
9th February, American
Navy Admiral

George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
27th March, American
Financier

MiramboMirambo
30th November, Tanzanian
Warlord
John StainerJohn Stainer
6th June, British
Composer

Constance Fenimore WoolsonConstance Fenimore Woolson
5th March, American
Novelist
Osman DignaOsman Digna
30th November, Sudanese
Commander

Francis Amasa WalkerFrancis Amasa Walker
2nd July, American
Economist

Akaki TsereteliAkaki Tsereteli
9th June, Georgian
Poet

Benjamin BakerBenjamin Baker
31st March, British
Civil Engineer

Friedrich Wilhelm Georg KohlrauschFriedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch
14th October, German
Physicist
William O'SheaWilliam O'Shea
30th November, Irish
Soldier

Honoré MercierHonoré Mercier
15th October, Canadian
Lawyer

William Freeman VilasWilliam Freeman Vilas
9th July, American
Politician

Benjamin AltmanBenjamin Altman
12th July, American
Art collector
Avrom GoldfadenAvrom Goldfaden
24th July, Ukrainian
Author

Edward Henry PalmerEdward Henry Palmer
7th August, British
Explorer
Jackson HainesJackson Haines
30th November, American
Ballet Dancer

André GillAndré Gill
17th October, French
Caricaturist

Per Teodor ClevePer Teodor Cleve
10th February, Swedish
Chemist
T. J. Cobden-SandersonT. J. Cobden-Sanderson
2nd December, British
Book designer

Henry Austin DobsonHenry Austin Dobson
18th January, British
Poet
Hermann GötzHermann Götz
7th December, German, Russian
Composer

Édouard VaillantÉdouard Vaillant
26th January, French
Politician

Adolph Francis Alphonse BandelierAdolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier
6th August, Swiss, American
Archaeologist
Isabella ThoburnIsabella Thoburn
29th March, American
Missionary

August LeskienAugust Leskien
8th July, German
Linguist
William Ralph MeredithWilliam Ralph Meredith
31st March, Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Louis-Albert Bourgault-DucoudrayLouis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray
2nd February, French
French composer

Alexander KovalevskyAlexander Kovalevsky
19th November, Russian
Embryologist

Paul MeyerPaul Meyer
17th January, French
Philologist
Wilhelm JunkerWilhelm Junker
6th April, Russian
Explorer
David J. CookDavid J. Cook
30th November, American
lawman

William Wellington GqobaWilliam Wellington Gqoba
31st July, South African
Poet

Giacomo DoriaGiacomo Doria
1st November, Italian
Naturalist

Henri DuveyrierHenri Duveyrier
28th February, French
Explorer
Henry Christopher ManceHenry Christopher Mance
6th September, British
Electrical engineer

Alfred HolderAlfred Holder
4th April, Austrian, German
Librarian

Rudolf BaumbachRudolf Baumbach
28th September, German
Poet

Flora Adams DarlingFlora Adams Darling
25th July, American
Author

Oskar HockerOskar Hocker
13th June, German
Author
Mike ReynoldsMike Reynolds
30th November, American