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 inventors, women's rights activists, political leaders and military leaders born in 1847. This list includes people from United States, France, England & Russia and many more countries.

Thomas EdisonThomas Edison
(Inventor, Businessman)

11th February

American

Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
(Inventor of Telephone)

3rd March

Canadian,Scottish

Jesse JamesJesse James
(American Outlaw & Gang Leader)

5th September

American

Paul von HindenburgPaul von Hindenburg
(General, Second President of Weimar Republic)

2nd October

German

Bram StokerBram Stoker
(Creator of Dracula)

8th November

Irish

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
(Member of the London School Board)

1st October

British

Ike ClantonIke Clanton
(Member of Brigand Group - The Cowboys)

30th November

American

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
(Journalist & Publisher)

10th April

Hungarian

Millicent FawcettMillicent Fawcett
(Suffragist)

11th June

British

Kate SheppardKate Sheppard
(Women's Suffrage Leader)

10th March

New Zealander

Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
(Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States.)

14th February

American

Otto WallachOtto Wallach
(Chemist)

27th March

German

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Wong Fei-hungWong Fei-hung
(Physician, Acupuncturist)

9th July

Chinese

Jacob SchiffJacob Schiff
(Banker, Financier)

10th January

American

Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of RoseberyArchibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery
(Former British Prime Minister)

7th May

British

Georges SorelGeorges Sorel
(Philosopher, Engineer, Sociologist, Writer, Trade unionist)

2nd November

French

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
(Statesman, Military personnel, Architect)

22nd April

John ChardJohn Chard
(Engineer, Military personnel)

21st December

British

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Ferdinand Walsin EsterhazyFerdinand Walsin Esterhazy
(Military personnel, Spy, Composer)

16th December

French

Catherine DolgorukovCatherine Dolgorukov
(knyaz)

2nd November

Russian

Koos de la ReyKoos de la Rey
(Politician, Military personnel)

22nd October

South African

Max LiebermannMax Liebermann
(Painter)

20th July

German

Camille DoncieuxCamille Doncieux
(painter, model)

15th January

French

Sergey NechayevSergey Nechayev
(writer, militant)

20th September

Russian

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Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison

11th February

American

Paul MounetPaul Mounet
(Actor, Film actor)

5th October

French

Galileo FerrarisGalileo Ferraris
(physicist, engineer, inventor)

30th October

Italian

Nikolay Yegorovich ZhukovskyNikolay Yegorovich Zhukovsky
(mathematician, physicist, engineer)

17th January

Russian

Solomon SchechterSolomon Schechter
(Rabbi, University teacher)

7th December

Romanian

John ForrestJohn Forrest
(Explorer, Politician)

22nd August

Australian

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John R. LynchJohn R. Lynch
(politician, lawyer)

10th September

American

Sidney SonninoSidney Sonnino
(politician, Prime Minister)

11th March

Italian

Maria FeodorovnaMaria Feodorovna
(Dagmar of Denmark)

26th November

Danish

Albert RyderAlbert Ryder
(Painter)

30th November

Afonso Augusto Moreira PenaAfonso Augusto Moreira Pena
(Brazilian Politician)

30th November

Brazilian

Nikolai ZhukovskyNikolai Zhukovsky
(Scientist, Mathematician, Engineer)

17th January

Russian