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
(Philosopher, Psychologist)

11th January

American

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
(Journalist & Writer, soldier)

24th June

American

 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
(Philosopher & Activist)

9th December

Russian

Alfred Marshall Alfred Marshall
(Economist)

26th July

British

Mahadev Govind RanadeMahadev Govind Ranade
(Judge, Social Reformer)

18th January

Indian

Arthur SullivanArthur Sullivan
(Composer)

13th May

British

Mary MacKillopMary MacKillop
(Nun)

15th January

Australian

Stéphane MallarméStéphane Mallarmé
(Poet)

18th March

French

Lor RayleighLord Rayleigh
(Discoverer of Argon)

12th November

British

Allen AllensworthAllen Allensworth
(Baptist Minister, Educator, Army Officer)

7th April

American

Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
(Criminal, Serial killer)

21st January

American

Daniel Paul SchreberDaniel Paul Schreber
(Judge, Writer, Autobiographer)

25th July

German

Karl MayKarl May
(Writer, Novelist, Children's writer, Screenwriter)

25th February

German

Jules MassenetJules Massenet
(Composer, Musicologist, Music educator, University teacher, Pianist)

12th May

French

David HeroldDavid Herold
(Politician)

16th June

American

Giovanni GiolittiGiovanni Giolitti
(Politician)

27th October

Italian

Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
(Physician, Psychologist, University teacher, Psychiatrist)

15th January

Austrian

James DewarJames Dewar
(Physicist, Chemist, Inventor)

20th September

British,Scottish

Paul LafarguePaul Lafargue
(journalist, politician, economist, essayist)

15th June

French

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
(Painter)

31st December

Vasily VereshchaginVasily Vereshchagin
(painter, writer)

14th October

Russian

Sophus LieSophus Lie
(Mathematician)

17th December

Norwegian

Camille FlammarionCamille Flammarion
(astronomer, writer, balloonist, science fiction writer)

26th February

French

Charlotte MasonCharlotte Mason
(Philanthropist)

1st January

British

Ellen Swallow RichardsEllen Swallow Richards
(Chemist, University teacher, Economist)

3rd December

American

Arrigo BoitoArrigo Boito
(poet)

24th February

Italian

Osborne ReynoldsOsborne Reynolds
(Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer)

23rd August

British

Alfred de RothschildAlfred de Rothschild
(Banker, Diplomat)

20th July

British

Maria KonopnickaMaria Konopnicka
(Writer, poet)

23rd May

Polish

Josephine St. Pierre RuffinJosephine St. Pierre Ruffin
(American publisher)

31st August

American

Alessandro FortisAlessandro Fortis
(Politician)

16th September

Italian

Sir Arthur SullivanSir Arthur Sullivan

13th May

British

John William StruttJohn William Strutt
(Physicist)

12th November

British

Vasili Vasilyevich VereshchaginVasili Vasilyevich Vereshchagin
(Artist)

26th October

Russian

Ellen RichardsEllen Richards

30th November

Georg Morris Cohen BrandesGeorg Morris Cohen Brandes

4th February

Danish

Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
(Mathematician)

14th August

French

‘Abdu’l-Hamid II‘Abdu’l-Hamid II
(Emperor)

21st September

Turkish