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, soldiers, novelists and military leaders born in 1847. This list includes people from United States, England, France & Germany 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 Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison.
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Famous As: Inventor, Businessman
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Ohio, United States
Died: October 18, 1931

 2 Jesse James

Jesse James.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: American Outlaw & Gang Leader
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kearney
Died: April 3, 1882
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 3 Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell.
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Famous As: Inventor of Telephone
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: August 2, 1922

 4 Paul von Hindenburg

Paul von Hindenburg.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General, Second President of Weimar Republic
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Posen, Duchy of Posen, Kingdom of Prussia (now Poznań)
Died: August 2, 1934
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 5 Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker.
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Creator of Dracula
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 20, 1912

 6 Maria Feodorovna

Maria Feodorovna
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: October 13, 1928
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 7 Annie Besant

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Famous As: Member of the London School Board
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clapham
Died: September 20, 1933
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 8 Ike Clanton

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Famous As: Member of Brigand Group - The Cowboys
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Callaway County, Missouri
Died: June 1, 1887
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 9 Joseph Pulitzer

Joseph Pulitzer.
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Famous As: Journalist & Publisher
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Makó
Died: October 29, 1911

 10 Wong Fei-hung

Wong Fei-hung
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Physician, Acupuncturist
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Foshan
Died: March 25, 1924
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 11 Oscar Swahn

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Listed In: Shooters
Famous As: Sport Shooter
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Götaland, Sweden
Died: May 1, 1927

 12 Arthur Kinnaird, 11th Lord Kinnaird

Arthur Kinnaird, 11th Lord Kinnaird
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Listed In: Football Players
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kensington, England
Died: January 30, 1923
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 13 Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
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Famous As: Grand Duke of Russia
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Peterburg, Russia
Died: February 17, 1909

 14 James A. Bailey

James A. Bailey
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Listed In: Entertainers
Famous As: Impresario
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: April 11, 1906
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 15 Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery

Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery
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Listed In: Prime Ministers
Famous As: Former British Prime Minister
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charles Street, Mayfair, London
Died: May 21, 1929

 16 Georges Sorel

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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
Died: August 29, 1922
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 17 Ellen Terry

Ellen Terry
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Coventry, United Kingdom
Died: July 21, 1928

 18 Benjamin R. Tillman

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trenton, South Carolina, United States
Died: July 3, 1918
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 19 John Chard

John Chard
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Engineer, Military personnel
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth
Died: November 1, 1897

 20 Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria

Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria
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Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Princesses
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Possenhofen Castle, Possenhofen, Bavaria
Died: May 4, 1897
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 21 Jacob Schiff

Jacob Schiff
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Listed In: Bankers
Famous As: Banker, Financier
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: September 25, 1920

 22 Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy

Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel, Spy, Composer
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: May 21, 1923
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 23 Millicent Fawcett

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Famous As: Suffragist
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aldeburgh
Died: August 5, 1929

 24 Catherine Dolgorukova

Catherine Dolgorukova
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Volhynian Governorate
Died: February 15, 1922
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 25 Kate Sheppard

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Famous As: Women's Suffrage Leader
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: July 13, 1934

 26 Koos de la Rey

Koos de la Rey
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Doornfontein, Winburg, South Africa
Died: September 15, 1914
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 27 Nakano Takeko

Nakano Takeko
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Warrior
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: October 10, 1868

 28 John Alexander Dowie

John Alexander Dowie
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Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: March 9, 1907
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 29 Sergey Nechayev

Sergey Nechayev
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ivanovo, Russia
Died: December 3, 1882

 30 Maria Pia of Savoy

Maria Pia of Savoy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Consort
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royal Palace, Turin, Sardinia
Died: July 5, 1911

 31 Princess Leopoldina of Brazil

Princess Leopoldina of Brazil
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paço de São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro, Empire of Brazil
Died: February 7, 1871

 32 Max Liebermann

Max Liebermann
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: February 8, 1935

 33 Ralph Albert Blakelock

Ralph Albert Blakelock
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: August 9, 1919

 34 William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie

William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada
Died: June 7, 1924

 35 Camille Doncieux

Camille Doncieux
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Listed In: Art Critics
Famous As: painter, model
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 5, 1879

 36 Jean Casimir-Périer

Jean Casimir-Périer
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Listed In: Presidents
Famous As: Prime Minister, politician
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 11, 1907

 37 John Forrest

John Forrest
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bunbury, Australia
Died: September 2, 1918

 38 Radomir Putnik

Radomir Putnik
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kragujevac, Serbia
Died: May 17, 1917

 39 Albert Pinkham Ryder

Albert Pinkham Ryder
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 28, 1917

 40 Bolesław Prus

Bolesław Prus
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hrubieszow, Poland
Died: May 19, 1912

 41 Lotta Crabtree

Lotta Crabtree
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 25, 1924

 42 Vinnie Ream

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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 12, 1914

 43 Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg

Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Prussia
Died: September 17, 1921

 44 Anna Howard Shaw

Anna Howard Shaw.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States.
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Died: July 2, 1919

 45 James O'Neill

James O'Neill
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kilkenny, Ireland
Died: August 10, 1920

 46 Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma

Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
Died: January 29, 1893

 47 William Terriss

William Terriss
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 16, 1897

 48 John Peter Altgeld

John Peter Altgeld
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Governor
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Selters (Westerwald), Germany
Died: March 12, 1902

 49 George Grossmith

George Grossmith
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: March 1, 1912

 50 Solomon Schechter

Solomon Schechter
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Famous As: Rabbi, University teacher
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Focșani
Died: November 19, 1915