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

Thomas NastThomas Nast
27th September, American
Cartoonist

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

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

Hiram MaximHiram Maxim
5th February, British, American
Inventor

John Boyd DunlopJohn Boyd Dunlop
5th February, British
Inventor, Entrepreneur
Carl MengerCarl Menger
23rd February, Austrian, Polish
Economist, University teacher

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

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

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
14th August, Austrian, German
Psychiatrist
William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange
4th September
 

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

Edward WhymperEdward Whymper
27th April, British
Mountaineer

LozenLozen
30th November, American
Warrior
Helena ModjeskaHelena Modjeska
12th October, Polish, American
Actress

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Ernst AbbeErnst Abbe
23rd January
Physicist, Astronomer, University teacher
Emin PashaEmin Pasha
28th March, German
Physician

Namık KemalNamık Kemal
21st December, Turkish
Writer

John Addington SymondsJohn Addington Symonds
5th October, British
Poet

Giovanni VergaGiovanni Verga
2nd September, Italian
Italian writer
Kuroda KiyotakaKuroda Kiyotaka
9th November, Japanese
Politician
Sisowath of CambodiaSisowath of Cambodia
7th September, Cambodian
King

Wilfrid Scawen BluntWilfrid Scawen Blunt
17th August, British
Poet

José Manuel BalmacedaJosé Manuel Balmaceda
19th July, Chilean
Politician

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
1st December, French
Painter
William T. SampsonWilliam T. Sampson
9th February, American
Navy Admiral

Francis Amasa WalkerFrancis Amasa Walker
2nd July, American
Economist

MiramboMirambo
30th November, Tanzanian
Warlord

Constance Fenimore WoolsonConstance Fenimore Woolson
5th March, American
Novelist

George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
27th March, American
Financier
John StainerJohn Stainer
6th June, British
Composer

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

Honoré MercierHonoré Mercier
15th October, Canadian
Lawyer
Henry Austin DobsonHenry Austin Dobson
18th January, British
Poet

T. J. Cobden-SandersonT. J. Cobden-Sanderson
2nd December, British
Book designer

Per Teodor ClevePer Teodor Cleve
10th February, Swedish
Chemist

André GillAndré Gill
17th October, French
Caricaturist

Paul MeyerPaul Meyer
17th January, French
Philologist
Jackson HainesJackson Haines
30th November, American
Ballet Dancer

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

Édouard VaillantÉdouard Vaillant
26th January, French
Politician

August LeskienAugust Leskien
8th July, German
Linguist
Isabella ThoburnIsabella Thoburn
29th March, American
Missionary

Louis-Albert Bourgault-DucoudrayLouis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray
2nd February, French
French composer
Ernst Karl AbbeErnst Karl Abbe
23rd January, German
German physicist

Alfred HolderAlfred Holder
4th April, Austrian, German
Librarian

William Ralph MeredithWilliam Ralph Meredith
31st March, Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Judge
Alexander KovalevskyAlexander Kovalevsky
19th November, Russian
Embryologist

Wilhelm JunkerWilhelm Junker
6th April, Russian
Explorer
Giacomo DoriaGiacomo Doria
1st November, Italian
Naturalist

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

Henry Christopher ManceHenry Christopher Mance
6th September, British
Electrical engineer
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
 
Avrom GoldfadenAvrom Goldfaden
24th July, Ukrainian
Author

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

Sophia Louisa Jex-BlakeSophia Louisa Jex-Blake
21st January, British
Physician

Hermann GötzHermann Götz
7th December, German, Russian
Composer
Oskar HockerOskar Hocker
13th June, German
Author

Shishaku Shibusawa EiichiShishaku Shibusawa Eiichi
16th March, Japanese
Industrialist

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

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