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
Claude MonetClaude Monet
14th November, French
Painter

Victoria, Princess RoyalVictoria, Princess Royal
21st November, British
Empress of Germany

Thomas HardyThomas Hardy
2nd June, British
Novelist & Poet

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

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
13th May, French
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet
Emile ZolaEmile Zola
2nd April, French
French novelist

Murad VMurad V
21st September, Turkish
Sultan

Carlota of MexicoCarlota of Mexico
7th June, Belgian
Empress

GallGall
30th November, American
Leader

Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
8th November, British
Politician, Banker
Odilon RedonOdilon Redon
20th April, French
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

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

Edward Drinker CopeEdward Drinker Cope
28th July, American
American paleontologist

Hiram MaximHiram Maxim
5th February, British, American
Inventor
Carl MengerCarl Menger
23rd February, Austrian, Polish
Economist, University teacher

William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange
4th September
 
Isabella Stewart GardnerIsabella Stewart Gardner
14th April, American
Art collector

William Graham SumnerWilliam Graham Sumner
30th October, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
14th August, Austrian, German
Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University
Nehanda Charwe NyakasikanaNehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
30th November, Zimbabwean
Spiritual Leader

August BebelAugust Bebel
22nd February, German
Politician, Writer
Kate ChaseKate Chase
13th August, American
Socialite

Emin PashaEmin Pasha
28th March, German
Physician

Namık KemalNamık Kemal
21st December, Turkish
Writer
Giovanni VergaGiovanni Verga
2nd September, Italian
Italian writer

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Edward WhymperEdward Whymper
27th April, British
Mountaineer
Ernst AbbeErnst Abbe
23rd January
Physicist, Astronomer, University teacher

John Addington SymondsJohn Addington Symonds
5th October, British
Poet

Helena ModjeskaHelena Modjeska
12th October, Polish, American
Actress

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, Prime Minister

José Manuel BalmacedaJosé Manuel Balmaceda
19th July, Chilean
Politician

William T. SampsonWilliam T. Sampson
9th February, American
Navy Admiral

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
1st December, French
Painter
MiramboMirambo
30th November, Tanzanian
Warlord

George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
27th March, American
Financier

John StainerJohn Stainer
6th June, British
Composer

Constance Fenimore WoolsonConstance Fenimore Woolson
5th March, American
Novelist

Osman DignaOsman Digna
30th November, Sudanese
Commander
William Freeman VilasWilliam Freeman Vilas
9th July, American
Politician

Mary Jane PattersonMary Jane Patterson
12th September, American
Educator
Edward Henry PalmerEdward Henry Palmer
7th August, British
Explorer

Benjamin AltmanBenjamin Altman
12th July, American
Art collector

T. J. Cobden-SandersonT. J. Cobden-Sanderson
2nd December, British
Book designer
Honoré MercierHonoré Mercier
15th October, Canadian
Lawyer

André GillAndré Gill
17th October, French
Caricaturist
Henry Austin DobsonHenry Austin Dobson
18th January, British
Poet

Per Teodor ClevePer Teodor Cleve
10th February, Swedish
Chemist

Jackson HainesJackson Haines
30th November, American
Ballet Dancer

Adolph Francis Alphonse BandelierAdolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier
6th August, Swiss, American
Archaeologist

Paul MeyerPaul Meyer
17th January, French
Philologist
William Ralph MeredithWilliam Ralph Meredith
31st March, Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

August LeskienAugust Leskien
8th July, German
Linguist

Giacomo DoriaGiacomo Doria
1st November, Italian
Naturalist

Louis-Albert Bourgault-DucoudrayLouis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray
2nd February, French
French composer
Alexander KovalevskyAlexander Kovalevsky
19th November, Russian
Embryologist

Isabella ThoburnIsabella Thoburn
29th March, American
Missionary
Ernst Karl AbbeErnst Karl Abbe
23rd January, German
German physicist

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

Wilhelm JunkerWilhelm Junker
6th April, Russian
Explorer
Alfred HolderAlfred Holder
4th April, Austrian, German
Librarian

Henri DuveyrierHenri Duveyrier
28th February, French
Explorer
William Wellington GqobaWilliam Wellington Gqoba
31st July, South African
Poet

Rudolf BaumbachRudolf Baumbach
28th September, German
Poet

Benjamin BakerBenjamin Baker
31st March, British
Civil Engineer
Flora Adams DarlingFlora Adams Darling
25th July, American
Author

Charles BoothCharles Booth
30th March, British
Social Reformer
Mike ReynoldsMike Reynolds
30th November, American
 

Friedrich Wilhelm Georg KohlrauschFriedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch
14th October, German
Physicist

Avrom GoldfadenAvrom Goldfaden
24th July, Ukrainian
Author

Hermann GötzHermann Götz
7th December, German, Russian
Composer
Sophia Louisa Jex-BlakeSophia Louisa Jex-Blake
21st January, British
Physician
Shishaku Shibusawa EiichiShishaku Shibusawa Eiichi
16th March, Japanese
Industrialist

Sir Henry Christopher ManceSir Henry Christopher Mance
6th September, British
Scientist and electrical engineer

Timothy H. O'SullivanTimothy H. O'Sullivan
30th November, American
Photographer

William O'SheaWilliam O'Shea
30th November, Irish
Soldier