Famous People Born In 1847

Discover the most famous people born in 1847. The list includes people like Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Jesse James, Bram Stoker, Paul von Hindenburg and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, women's rights activists, military leaders and soldiers born in 1847. This list includes people from United States, England, France & Russia and many more countries.

Thomas EdisonThomas Edison
11th February, American
Inventor, Businessman
Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
3rd March, Canadian, Scottish
Inventor of Telephone

Jesse JamesJesse James
5th September, American
American Outlaw & Gang Leader

Bram StokerBram Stoker
8th November, Irish
Creator of Dracula

Paul von HindenburgPaul von Hindenburg
2nd October, German
General, Second President of Weimar Republic

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
1st October, British
Member of the London School Board
Ike ClantonIke Clanton
30th November, American
Member of Brigand Group - The Cowboys

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
10th April, Hungarian
Journalist & Publisher

Millicent FawcettMillicent Fawcett
11th June, British

Kate SheppardKate Sheppard
10th March, New Zealander
Women's Suffrage Leader
Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14th February, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the

Otto WallachOtto Wallach
27th March, German
Wong Fei-hungWong Fei-hung
9th July, Chinese
Physician, Acupuncturist

Jacob SchiffJacob Schiff
10th January, American
Banker, Financier

Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of RoseberyArchibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery
7th May, British
Former British Prime Minister
Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
22nd April
Statesman, Military personnel, Architect

Georges SorelGeorges Sorel
2nd November, French
Philosopher, Engineer, Sociologist, Writer, Trade
Ferdinand Walsin EsterhazyFerdinand Walsin Esterhazy
16th December, French
Military personnel, Spy, Composer

Ellen TerryEllen Terry
27th February, British

Max LiebermannMax Liebermann
20th July, German
John ChardJohn Chard
21st December, British
Engineer, Military personnel

Radomir PutnikRadomir Putnik
24th January, Serbian
John Alexander DowieJohn Alexander Dowie
25th May, Scottish

Koos de la ReyKoos de la Rey
22nd October, South African
Politician, Military personnel

Camille DoncieuxCamille Doncieux
15th January, French
painter, model

Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
11th February, American
Bolesław PrusBolesław Prus
20th August, Polish
Sergey NechayevSergey Nechayev
20th September, Russian
writer, militant

Catherine DolgorukovCatherine Dolgorukov
2nd November, Russian

John Bates ClarkJohn Bates Clark
26th January, American

William Pirrie, 1st Viscount PirrieWilliam Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie
31st May, Canadian
John ForrestJohn Forrest
22nd August, Australian
Explorer, Politician

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Lotta CrabtreeLotta Crabtree
7th November, American

Galileo FerrarisGalileo Ferraris
30th October, Italian
physicist, engineer, inventor

Paul MounetPaul Mounet
5th October, French
Actor, Film actor

John R. LynchJohn R. Lynch
10th September, American
politician, lawyer
Solomon SchechterSolomon Schechter
7th December, Romanian
Rabbi, University teacher

Sidney SonninoSidney Sonnino
11th March, Italian
politician, Prime Minister
Sir Frederick William BordenFrederick William Borden
14th May, Canadian

Benjamin R. TillmanBenjamin R. Tillman
11th August, American

Maria FeodorovnaMaria Feodorovna
26th November, Danish
Dagmar of Denmark
Afonso Augusto Moreira PenaAfonso Augusto Moreira Pena
30th November, Brazilian
Brazilian Politician

Albert RyderAlbert Ryder
30th November
James A. BaileyJames A. Bailey
4th July, American

Nikolai ZhukovskyNikolai Zhukovsky
17th January, Russian
Scientist, Mathematician, Engineer