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

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

Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
27th September, American
Naval Officer

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
Carlota of MexicoCarlota of Mexico
7th June, Belgian
Empress

Odilon RedonOdilon Redon
20th April, French
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

Murad VMurad V
21st September, Turkish
Sultan
John Boyd DunlopJohn Boyd Dunlop
5th February, British
Inventor, Entrepreneur

Hiram MaximHiram Maxim
5th February, British, American
Inventor
Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
8th November, British
Politician, Banker

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

Isabella Stewart GardnerIsabella Stewart Gardner
14th April, American
Art collector
Carl MengerCarl Menger
23rd February, Austrian, Polish
Economist, University teacher

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

Ernst AbbeErnst Abbe
23rd January
Physicist, Astronomer, University teacher

August BebelAugust Bebel
22nd February, German
Politician, Writer

William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange
4th September
 
Edward WhymperEdward Whymper
27th April, British
Mountaineer
Namık KemalNamık Kemal
21st December, Turkish
Writer

John Addington SymondsJohn Addington Symonds
5th October, British
Poet

Kate ChaseKate Chase
13th August, American
Socialite

Giovanni VergaGiovanni Verga
2nd September, Italian
Italian writer
Helena ModjeskaHelena Modjeska
12th October, Polish
Actress

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Wilfrid Scawen BluntWilfrid Scawen Blunt
17th August, British
Poet

Nehanda Charwe NyakasikanaNehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
30th November, Zimbabwean
Spiritual Leader

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
1st December, French
Painter

John StainerJohn Stainer
6th June, British
Composer
Kuroda KiyotakaKuroda Kiyotaka
9th November, Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister

William Ralph MeredithWilliam Ralph Meredith
31st March, Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Judge
Ernst Karl AbbeErnst Karl Abbe
23rd January, German
German physicist

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

Mike ReynoldsMike Reynolds
30th November, American
 
Sophia Louisa Jex-BlakeSophia Louisa Jex-Blake
21st January, British
Physician