Famous People Born In 1842

Discover the most famous people born in 1842. The list includes people like William James, Ambrose Bierce, Peter Kropotkin, Alfred Marshall, Mary MacKillop and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include physicists, economists, chemists and psychologists born in 1842. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France and many more countries.

William JamesWilliam James
11th January, American
Philosopher, Psychologist
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
24th June, American
Journalist & Writer, soldier

 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
9th December, Russian
Philosopher & Activist

Alfred Marshall Alfred Marshall
26th July, British
Economist

Mahadev Govind RanadeMahadev Govind Ranade
18th January, Indian
Judge, Social Reformer

Arthur SullivanArthur Sullivan
13th May, British
Composer
Mary MacKillopMary MacKillop
15th January, Australian
Nun

Stéphane MallarméStéphane Mallarmé
18th March, French
Poet

Lor RayleighLord Rayleigh
12th November, British
Discoverer of Argon

Allen AllensworthAllen Allensworth
7th April, American
Baptist Minister, Educator, Army Officer
Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
21st January, American
Criminal, Serial killer

Jules MassenetJules Massenet
12th May, French
Composer, Musicologist, Music educator, University
Karl MayKarl May
25th February, German
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer, Screenwriter

David HeroldDavid Herold
16th June, American
Politician

James DewarJames Dewar
20th September, British, Scottish
Physicist, Chemist, Inventor
Sidney LanierSidney Lanier
3rd February, American
Musician

Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
15th January, Austrian
Physician, Psychologist, University teacher,
Charlotte MasonCharlotte Mason
1st January, British
Philanthropist

Giovanni GiolittiGiovanni Giolitti
27th October, Italian
Politician

Alfred de RothschildAlfred de Rothschild
20th July, British
Banker, Diplomat
Ellen Swallow RichardsEllen Swallow Richards
3rd December, American
Chemist, University teacher, Economist

PîhtokahanapiwiyinPîhtokahanapiwiyin
30th November, Canadian
Chief
Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
31st December
Painter

Vasily VereshchaginVasily Vereshchagin
14th October, Russian
painter, writer

Paul LafarguePaul Lafargue
15th June, French
journalist, politician, economist, essayist

Osborne ReynoldsOsborne Reynolds
23rd August, British
Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer
Osman Hamdi BeyOsman Hamdi Bey
30th December, Turkish
Painter
Sophus LieSophus Lie
17th December, Norwegian
Mathematician

Camille FlammarionCamille Flammarion
26th February, French
astronomer, writer, balloonist, science fiction

Daniel Paul SchreberDaniel Paul Schreber
25th July, German
Judge, Writer, Autobiographer

Arrigo BoitoArrigo Boito
24th February, Italian
poet
Maria KonopnickaMaria Konopnicka
23rd May, Polish
Writer, poet

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Josephine St. Pierre RuffinJosephine St. Pierre Ruffin
31st August, American
American publisher

Alessandro FortisAlessandro Fortis
16th September, Italian
Politician

Vasili Vasilyevich VereshchaginVasili Vasilyevich Vereshchagin
26th October, Russian
Artist

Ellen RichardsEllen Richards
30th November
 
Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
14th August, French
Mathematician

Georg Morris Cohen BrandesGeorg Morris Cohen Brandes
4th February, Danish
 
Abdul Hamid IIAbdul Hamid II
21st September, Turkish
Emperor