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.

Victoria, Princess RoyalVictoria, Princess Royal
(Empress of Germany)

21st November

British

Claude MonetClaude Monet
(Painter)

14th November

French

Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
(Composer)

7th May

Russian

Thomas HardyThomas Hardy
(Novelist & Poet)

2nd June

British

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin
(Sculptor)

12th November

French

Chief JosephChief Joseph
(Nez Perce leader)

3rd March

American

Thomas NastThomas Nast
(Cartoonist)

27th September

American

Yaa AsantewaaYaa Asantewaa
(Queens Mother)

30th November

Cental African,Ghanaian

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
(Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet)

13th May

French

Emile ZolaEmile Zola
(French novelist)

2nd April

French

Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
(Officer, Geopolitician, Military historian, Historian, Political scientist, Writer)

27th September

American

Father DamienFather Damien
(Saint)

3rd January

American

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Carlota of MexicoCarlota of Mexico

7th June

Belgian

Murad VMurad V
(Sultan)

21st September

Turkish

Odilon RedonOdilon Redon
(Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker)

20th April

French

Isabella Stewart GardnerIsabella Stewart Gardner
(Art collector)

14th April

American

John Boyd DunlopJohn Boyd Dunlop
(Inventor, Entrepreneur)

5th February

British

Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
(Politician, Banker)

8th November

British

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William Graham SumnerWilliam Graham Sumner
(Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian, Sociologist, Philosopher, University teacher)

30th October

American

Hiram MaximHiram Maxim
(Inventor)

5th February

British,American

Charlotte of BelgiumCharlotte of Belgium
(Empress)

7th June

Belgian

Carl MengerCarl Menger
(Economist, University teacher)

23rd February

Austrian,Polish

Edward Drinker CopeEdward Drinker Cope
(American paleontologist)

28th July

American

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher)

14th August

Austrian,German

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August BebelAugust Bebel
(Politician, Writer)

22nd February

German

William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange

4th September

Ernst AbbeErnst Abbe
(Physicist, Astronomer, University teacher)

23rd January

Giovanni VergaGiovanni Verga
(Italian writer)

2nd September

Italian

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
(Painter)

1st December

French

Kuroda KiyotakaKuroda Kiyotaka
(Politician, Prime Minister)

9th November

Japanese

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Richard Freiherr von Krafft-EbingRichard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing

14th August

German

Ernst Karl AbbeErnst Karl Abbe
(German physicist)

23rd January

German

William Ralph MeredithWilliam Ralph Meredith
(Politician, Lawyer, Judge)

31st March

Canadian

David J. CookDavid J. Cook
(lawman)

30th November

American

Mike ReynoldsMike Reynolds

30th November

American