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, Paul von Hindenburg, Bram Stoker and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, women's rights activists, spiritual & religious leaders and political activists born in 1847. This list includes people from United States, France, England & Germany 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

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

Bram StokerBram Stoker
8th November, Irish
Creator of Dracula

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
Suffragist

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
Chemist
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
Georges SorelGeorges Sorel
2nd November, French
Philosopher, Engineer, Sociologist, Writer, Trade

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
22nd April
Statesman, Military personnel, Architect
Ferdinand Walsin EsterhazyFerdinand Walsin Esterhazy
16th December, French
Military personnel, Spy, Composer

Ellen TerryEllen Terry
27th February, British
Actress

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

John Alexander DowieJohn Alexander Dowie
25th May, Scottish
Evangelist
Koos de la ReyKoos de la Rey
22nd October, South African
Politician, Military personnel

Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
11th February, American
 

Camille DoncieuxCamille Doncieux
15th January, French
painter, model

Sergey NechayevSergey Nechayev
20th September, Russian
writer, militant
Catherine DolgorukovCatherine Dolgorukov
2nd November, Russian
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William Pirrie, 1st Viscount PirrieWilliam Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie
31st May, Canadian
Businessman

John ForrestJohn Forrest
22nd August, Australian
Explorer, Politician

Lotta CrabtreeLotta Crabtree
7th November, American
Actress

Paul MounetPaul Mounet
5th October, French
Actor, Film actor
Galileo FerrarisGalileo Ferraris
30th October, Italian
physicist, engineer, inventor

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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

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

James A. BaileyJames A. Bailey
4th July, American
Impresario

Nikolai ZhukovskyNikolai Zhukovsky
17th January, Russian
Scientist, Mathematician, Engineer
Sir Frederick William BordenFrederick William Borden
14th May, Canadian
Politician