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.

Claude MonetClaude Monet
14th November, French
Painter
Victoria, Princess RoyalVictoria, Princess Royal
21st November, British
Empress of Germany

Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
7th May, Russian
Composer

Thomas HardyThomas Hardy
2nd June, British
Novelist & Poet

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin
12th November, French
Sculptor

Chief JosephChief Joseph
3rd March, American
Nez Perce leader
Thomas NastThomas Nast
27th September, American
Cartoonist

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
13th May, French
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet

Yaa AsantewaaYaa Asantewaa
30th November, Cental African, Ghanaian
Queens Mother

Emile ZolaEmile Zola
2nd April, French
French novelist
Father DamienFather Damien
3rd January, American
Saint

Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
27th September, American
Officer, Geopolitician, Military historian,
Carlota of MexicoCarlota of Mexico
7th June, Belgian
 

Hiram MaximHiram Maxim
5th February, British, American
Inventor

Murad VMurad V
21st September, Turkish
Sultan
Odilon RedonOdilon Redon
20th April, French
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

Isabella Stewart GardnerIsabella Stewart Gardner
14th April, American
Art collector
Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
8th November, British
Politician, Banker

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

Charlotte of BelgiumCharlotte of Belgium
7th June, Belgian
Empress
Carl MengerCarl Menger
23rd February, Austrian, Polish
Economist, University teacher

William Graham SumnerWilliam Graham Sumner
30th October, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,
Edward Drinker CopeEdward Drinker Cope
28th July, American
American paleontologist

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

August BebelAugust Bebel
22nd February, German
Politician, Writer

William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange
4th September
 
Ernst AbbeErnst Abbe
23rd January
Physicist, Astronomer, University teacher
Giovanni VergaGiovanni Verga
2nd September, Italian
Italian writer

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
1st December, French
Painter

Kuroda KiyotakaKuroda Kiyotaka
9th November, Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister

Richard Freiherr von Krafft-EbingRichard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing
14th August, German
 
Ernst Karl AbbeErnst Karl Abbe
23rd January, German
German physicist

William Ralph MeredithWilliam Ralph Meredith
31st March, Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

David J. CookDavid J. Cook
30th November, American
lawman

Mike ReynoldsMike Reynolds
30th November, American