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
 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
9th December, Russian
Philosopher & Activist

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
24th June, American
Journalist & Writer, soldier

Arthur SullivanArthur Sullivan
13th May, British
Composer

Alfred Marshall Alfred Marshall
26th July, British
Economist

Mary MacKillopMary MacKillop
15th January, Australian
Nun
Mahadev Govind RanadeMahadev Govind Ranade
18th January, Indian
Judge, Social Reformer

Stéphane MallarméStéphane Mallarmé
18th March, French
Poet

Adna ChaffeeAdna Chaffee
14th April, American
Army General
Lor RayleighLord Rayleigh
12th November, British
Discoverer of Argon

Allen AllensworthAllen Allensworth
7th April, American
Baptist Minister, Educator, Army Officer
Abdul Hamid IIAbdul Hamid II
21st September, Turkish
Emperor

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

Sidney LanierSidney Lanier
3rd February, American
Musician
David HeroldDavid Herold
16th June, American
Politician

Charlotte MasonCharlotte Mason
1st January, British
Philanthropist

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

Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
15th January, Austrian
Physician, Psychologist, University teacher,
Vasily VereshchaginVasily Vereshchagin
14th October, Russian
painter, writer

Giovanni GiolittiGiovanni Giolitti
27th October, Italian
Politician
Daniel Paul SchreberDaniel Paul Schreber
25th July, German
Judge, Writer, Autobiographer

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
31st December
Painter

Camille FlammarionCamille Flammarion
26th February, French
astronomer, writer, balloonist, science fiction
Alfred de RothschildAlfred de Rothschild
20th July, British
Banker, Diplomat

Sophus LieSophus Lie
17th December, Norwegian
Mathematician
Carl von LindeCarl von Linde
11th June, German
Scientist

James DewarJames Dewar
20th September, British, Scottish
Chemist

Ellen Swallow RichardsEllen Swallow Richards
3rd December, American
Chemist, University teacher, Economist
Osman Hamdi BeyOsman Hamdi Bey
30th December, Turkish
Painter

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Osborne ReynoldsOsborne Reynolds
23rd August, British
Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer
Arrigo BoitoArrigo Boito
24th February, Italian
poet

Karl Robert Eduard von HartmannKarl Robert Eduard von Hartmann
23rd February, German
Philosopher

Georg Morris Cohen BrandesGeorg Brandes
4th February, Danish
Critic

William B. CushingWilliam B. Cushing
4th November, American
Naval officer
Hermann CohenHermann Cohen
4th July, German
Philosopher
Maria KonopnickaMaria Konopnicka
23rd May, Polish
Writer, poet

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

Clarence KingClarence King
6th January, American
Clarence Rivers King

Charles Alfred PillsburyCharles Alfred Pillsbury
3rd December, American
Industrialist
Alexandre RibotAlexandre Ribot
7th February, French
Politician

Mary Corinna Putnam JacobiMary Corinna Putnam Jacobi
31st August, British, American
Physician

Anna Elizabeth DickinsonAnna Elizabeth Dickinson
28th October, American
Orator

LewanikaLewanika
30th November, Zambian
King

Charles CrosCharles Cros
1st October, French
Poet
Henry HyndmanHenry Hyndman
7th March, British
Writer

Rikard NordraakRikard Nordraak
12th June, Norwegian
Composer
PîhtokahanapiwiyinPîhtokahanapiwiyin
30th November, Canadian
Chief

François CoppéeFrançois Coppée
26th January, French
Poet

Maurice RouvierMaurice Rouvier
17th April, French
Politician
Elliott CouesElliott Coues
9th September, American
Historian

Emil Christian HansenEmil Christian Hansen
8th May, Danish
Mycologist
François HennebiqueFrançois Hennebique
26th April, French
Engineer

Alfred-Amédée DoddsAlfred-Amédée Dodds
6th February, French
Military commander

George Trumbull LaddGeorge Trumbull Ladd
19th January, American
Philosopher

Felice CavallottiFelice Cavallotti
6th November, Italian
Politician

Antonio FogazzaroAntonio Fogazzaro
25th March, Italian
Novelist
Charles LapworthCharles Lapworth
20th September, British
Geologist

Alessandro FortisAlessandro Fortis
16th September, Italian
Politician

Steele MacKayeSteele MacKaye
6th June, American
Playwright

Augusta Emma StetsonAugusta Emma Stetson
30th November, American
Religious leader
Gustaf RetziusGustaf Retzius
17th October, Swedish
Physician

Alexander KohutAlexander Kohut
22nd April, Hungarian
Rabbi
Clara Louise KelloggClara Louise Kellogg
9th July, American
Singer

Charles Benjamin DudleyCharles Benjamin Dudley
14th July, American
Chemist

Christian LundebergChristian Lundeberg
14th July, Swedish
Politician
Bronson HowardBronson Howard
7th October, American
Dramatist

Camilla UrsoCamilla Urso
13th June, French, American
Violinist
Samuel David FergusonSamuel David Ferguson
1st January, American
Bishop

Helen BlackburnHelen Blackburn
25th May, Irish
Editor

John FiskeJohn Fiske
30th March, American
Philosopher
Berthold DelbrückBerthold Delbrück
26th July, German
Linguist

Gustav RatzenhoferGustav Ratzenhofer
4th July, Austrian
Officer
Annie Louise CaryAnnie Louise Cary
22nd October, American
Singer

William John CourthopeWilliam John Courthope
17th July, British
Writer

Charles Follen AdamsCharles Follen Adams
21st April, American
Poet

Vasili Vasilyevich VereshchaginVasili Vasilyevich Vereshchagin
26th October, Russian
Artist
Ellen RichardsEllen Richards
30th November
 
Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
14th August, French
Mathematician

José Maria de HerediaJosé Maria de Heredia
22nd November, Cuban, French
Poet

Antero Tarquínio de QuentalAntero Tarquínio de Quental
18th April, Portuguese
Poet

Marie-Charles David de MayrenaMarie-Charles David de Mayrena
31st January, French
Adventurer
Nikolay Konstantinovich MikhaylovskyNikolay Konstantinovich Mikhaylovsky
27th November, Russian
Literary critic

Georg, Ritter von SchönererGeorg, Ritter von Schönerer
17th July, Austrian
Politician

Károly EötvösKároly Eötvös
11th March, Hungarian
Hungarian writer, lawyer, and politician

Rābiḥ az-ZubayrRābiḥ az-Zubayr
30th November, Sudanese
Military leader