Famous People Born In 1844

Discover the most famous people born in 1844. The list includes people like Friedrich Nietzsche, Mary Cassatt, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Bernadette Soubirous, Sarah Bernhardt and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, emperors & kings and lawyers born in 1844. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & United Kingdom 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 
Friedrich Nietzsche
(German Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Philologist)

Friedrich Nietzsche
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Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Röcken, Lützen, Germany
Died: August 25, 1900

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Alexandra of Denmark
(Queen of the United Kingdom (1901-1910))

Alexandra of Denmark
8
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 20, 1925

Bernadette Soubirous
3
Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lourdes, France
Died: April 16, 1879
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Louis Riel
(Politician)

Louis Riel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Red River Colony, Canada
Died: November 16, 1885
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Mary Cassatt
(Painter)

Mary Cassatt
5
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Allegheny
Died: June 14, 1926

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Sarah Bernhardt
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 26, 1923
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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
3
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tikhvin, Russia
Died: June 21, 1908
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 8 
Menelik II
(Emperor of Ethiopia (1889-1913))

Menelik II
1
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Angolalla Tera
Died: December 12, 1913
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Henri Rousseau
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Laval, France
Died: September 2, 1910

 10 
Ludwig Boltzmann
(Physicist)

Ludwig Boltzmann
2
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: September 5, 1906
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Muhammad Ahmad
(Ruler of Sudan (1881-85))

Muhammad Ahmad
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dongola, Sudan
Died: June 22, 1885

 12 
Henry J. Heinz
(Businessperson)

Henry J. Heinz
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Side (Pittsburgh) Birmingham, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 14, 1919
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 13 
Karl Benz
(Entrepreneur)

Karl Benz
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mühlburg, Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: April 4, 1929

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Paul Verlaine
1
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: January 8, 1896
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 15 
Elijah McCoy
(American-Canadian inventor)

Elijah McCoy
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Colchester, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 10, 1929

 16 
Ilya Repin
(Realist painter)

Ilya Repin
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Listed In: Realist Painters
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chuhuiv, Ukraine
Died: September 29, 1930
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 17 
Thomas Eakins
(Painter)

Thomas Eakins
1
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 25, 1916

 18 
Belle Boyd
(Confederate Spy in the American Civil War)

Belle Boyd
3
Listed In: Spies
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martinsburg, Virginia
Died: June 11, 1900
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 19 
Lewis Powell
(Soldier, Murder)

Lewis Powell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Randolph County, Alabama, United States
Died: July 7, 1865

 20 
Anatole France
(One of the Best-Selling French Poet and Novelist)

Anatole France
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 12, 1924
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Joshua Slocum
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mount Hanley, Canada
Died: November 14, 1909

 22 
Edmonia Lewis
(First African-American and Native American Sculptor to Achieve International Prominence)

Edmonia Lewis
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Died: September 17, 1907
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 23 
Andrew Lang
(Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic)

Andrew Lang
1
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Selkirk
Died: July 20, 1912

 24 
Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Poet, Writer)

Gerard Manley Hopkins
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
Died: June 8, 1889
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 25 
Minna Canth
(Writer)

Minna Canth
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tampere, Finland
Died: May 12, 1897

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Sophia Tolstaya
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Northwestern Administrative Okrug, Russia
Died: November 4, 1919
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 27 
Minnie Dean
(Serial killer)

Minnie Dean
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greenock, Scotland
Died: August 12, 1895

 28 
Sarah Winnemucca
(Former writer known for Activist and Spokeswoman for Northern Paiute)

Sarah Winnemucca
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Nevada, United States
Died: October 17, 1891
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 29 
Edward Carpenter
(Poet, Philosopher, Writer)

Edward Carpenter
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Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hove
Died: June 28, 1929

 30 
Friedrich Ratzel
(Biologist, Geopolitician, Geographer, Zoologist, Political scientist, University teacher)

Friedrich Ratzel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: August 9, 1904

 31 
Mehmed V
(Ottoman King)

Mehmed V
2
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Topkapi Palace Museum, İstanbul, Turkey
Died: July 3, 1918

 32 
Adam Worth
(art thief)

Adam Worth
0
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kingdom of Prussia
Died: January 8, 1902

 33 
Abdur Rahman Khan
(Emir of Afghanistan)

Abdur Rahman Khan
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: October 1, 1901

Harvey Washington Wiley
0
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kent, Indiana, United States
Died: June 30, 1930

 35 
G. Stanley Hall
(Psychologist, Science writer)

G. Stanley Hall
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Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Died: April 24, 1924

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Richard Theodore Greener
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 2, 1922

Peter I of Yugoslavia
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: August 16, 1921

 38 
Karl Lueger
(Politician, Lawyer)

Karl Lueger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wieden
Died: March 10, 1910

 39 
Pablo de Sarasate
(Former violin virtuoso, composer and conductor of the Romantic period)

Pablo de Sarasate
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pamplona, Spain
Died: September 20, 1908

 40 
Garret Hobart
(Vice President of the United States (1897-99))

Garret Hobart
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 21, 1899

 41 

Victorine Meurent
0
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 17, 1927

 42 
Friedrich Miescher
(First Scientist to Isolate Nucleic Acid in 1869)

Friedrich Miescher
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: August 26, 1895

 43 
Anthony Comstock
(Political writer)

Anthony Comstock
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Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Canaan
Died: September 21, 1915

 44 
Cathay Williams
(Chef, Military personnel)

Cathay Williams
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, United States
Died: 1893 AD

 45 
James Henry Greathead
(Civil Engineer)

James Henry Greathead
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grahamstown, South Africa
Died: October 21, 1896

 46 
Julius Wellhausen
(German Biblical Scholar and Orientalist Best Known for His Analysis of the Structure and Dating of the 'Pentateuc/Torah')

Julius Wellhausen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamelin, Germany
Died: January 7, 1918

 47 
Buffalo Calf Road Woman
(Rescuing her wounded brother)

Buffalo Calf Road Woman
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Interior Plains
Died: April 30, 1879

 48 
Marie Spartali Stillman
(Painter, Model)

Marie Spartali Stillman
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Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: March 6, 1927

 49 
Wilhelm Leibl
(Painter)

Wilhelm Leibl
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: December 4, 1900

 50 
Klas Pontus Arnoldson
(Politician, Journalist, Writer, Non-fiction writer)

Klas Pontus Arnoldson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gothenburg
Died: February 20, 1916