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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Abdul Hamid II

Abdul Hamid II.
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Constantinople, Constantinople Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died: February 10, 1918

 2 William James

William James.
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Famous As: Philosopher, Psychologist
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: August 26, 1910
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 3 Okita Sōji

Okita Sōji.
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: July 19, 1868

 4 Peter Kropotkin

Peter Kropotkin.
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Famous As: Philosopher & Activist
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 8, 1921
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 5 Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce.
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Famous As: Journalist & Writer, soldier
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meigs County, Ohio, United States
Died: December 1, 1914

 6 Mary MacKillop

Mary MacKillop.
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Famous As: Nun
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New South Wales
Died: August 8, 1909
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 7 Mahadev Govind Ranade

Mahadev Govind Ranade.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge, Social Reformer
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Niphad
Died: January 16, 1901
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 8 Alfred Marshall

Alfred Marshall.
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Listed In: Economists
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bermondsey
Died: July 13, 1924
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 9 Alferd Packer

Alferd Packer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Criminal, Serial killer
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allegheny County
Died: April 23, 1907

 10 Karl May

Karl May
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Children's writer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hohenstein-Ernstthal
Died: March 30, 1912
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 11 Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Sullivan.
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lambeth, London
Died: November 22, 1900

 12 David Herold

David Herold
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Listed In: Pharmacologists
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maryland
Died: July 7, 1865
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 13 Stéphane Mallarmé

Stéphane Mallarmé.
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: September 9, 1898

 14 Jules Massenet

Jules Massenet
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montaud, France
Died: August 13, 1912
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 15 Paul Lafargue

Paul Lafargue
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Famous As: journalist, politician, economist, essayist
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba
Died: November 26, 1911

 16 Josef Breuer

Josef Breuer
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Famous As: Physician, Psychologist, University teacher, Psychiatrist
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: June 20, 1925
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 17 Pîhtokahanapiwiyin

Pîhtokahanapiwiyin
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Famous As: Chief
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Battleford, Canada
Died: July 4, 1886

 18 Sidney Lanier

Sidney Lanier
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: September 7, 1881
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 19 Charlotte Mason

Charlotte Mason
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Listed In: Educators
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bangor
Died: 1946 AD

 20 Giovanni Giolitti

Giovanni Giolitti
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mondovì
Died: July 17, 1928
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 21 Lord Rayleigh

Lord Rayleigh.
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Discoverer of Argon
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Langford Grove, Maldon, Essex, England
Died: June 30, 1919

 22 Adna Chaffee

Adna Chaffee.
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Army General
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Orwell, Ohio, United States
Died: November 1, 1914
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 23 Vasily Vereshchagin

Vasily Vereshchagin
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: painter, writer
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cherepovets
Died: March 31, 1904

 24 Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia
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Famous As: Duchess
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 10, 1849
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 25 Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria

Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria
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Listed In: Noblemen
Famous As: Noblemen
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria
Died: January 18, 1919

 26 Daniel Paul Schreber

Daniel Paul Schreber
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Listed In: Judges
Famous As: Judge, Writer, Autobiographer
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leipzig
Died: April 14, 1911
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 27 James Dewar

James Dewar
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kincardine, Scotland
Died: March 27, 1923

 28 Osman Hamdi Bey

Osman Hamdi Bey
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: February 24, 1910
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 29 Alfred de Rothschild

Alfred de Rothschild
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker, Diplomat
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: January 31, 1918

 30 Sophus Lie

Sophus Lie
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nordfjordeid
Died: February 18, 1899

 31 Osborne Reynolds

Osborne Reynolds
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belfast
Died: February 21, 1912

 32 Giovanni Boldini

Giovanni Boldini
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ferrara
Died: January 12, 1931

 33 Camille Flammarion

Camille Flammarion
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Listed In: Astronomers
Famous As: astronomer, writer, balloonist, science fiction writer
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Val-de-Meuse
Died: June 7, 1925

 34 Carl von Linde

Carl von Linde
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berndorf, Germany
Died: November 16, 1934

 35 Georg, Ritter von Schönerer

Georg, Ritter von Schönerer
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: August 14, 1921

 36 Rābiḥ az-Zubayr

Rābiḥ az-Zubayr
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
Died: April 22, 1900

 37 Clarence King

Clarence King
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Clarence Rivers King
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Died: December 24, 1901

 38 Ellen Swallow Richards

Ellen Swallow Richards
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist, University teacher, Economist
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dunstable
Died: March 30, 1911

 39 Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann

Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 5, 1906

 40 Arkhip Kuindzhi

Arkhip Kuindzhi
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mariupol, Russian
Died: July 24, 1910

 41 Gaston, Count of Eu

Gaston, Count of Eu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: August 28, 1922

 42 Georg Brandes

Georg Brandes
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Famous As: Critic
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 19, 1927

 43 Arrigo Boito

Arrigo Boito
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Padua, Italy
Died: June 10, 1918

 44 Allen Allensworth

Allen Allensworth.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Baptist Minister, Educator, Army Officer
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky
Died: September 14, 1914

 45 Hermann Cohen

Hermann Cohen
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Coswig, Anhalt, Germany
Died: April 4, 1918

 46 William B. Cushing

William B. Cushing
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delafield, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 17, 1874

 47 Charles Alfred Pillsbury

Charles Alfred Pillsbury
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Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warner, New Hampshire, United States
Died: September 17, 1899

 48 Maria Konopnicka

Maria Konopnicka
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Suwałki, Poland
Died: October 8, 1910

 49 John Fiske

John Fiske
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 4, 1901

 50 Olive Soulouque

Olive Soulouque
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Second Empire of Haiti
Died: July 23, 1883