Famous People Born In 1849

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Discover the most famous people born in 1849. The list includes people like Ivan Pavlov, Jacob Riis, August Strindberg, William Osler, Edmund Barton and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, diplomats, journalists and poets born in 1849. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.
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Ivan Pavlov
(Physiologist)
Ivan Pavlov
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Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia
Died: February 27, 1936
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Big Nose Kate
(Prostitute)
Big Nose Kate
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Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nové Zámky, Slovakia
Died: November 2, 1940
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Jacob Riis
(Danish-American Social Reformer & Social Documentary Photographer)
Jacob Riis
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Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ribe
Died: May 26, 1914
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Edmund Barton
(1st Prime Minister of Australia)
Edmund Barton
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glebe, Australia
Died: January 7, 1920
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Édouard-Henri Avril
(French Painter, Commercial Artist and Illustrator of Erotic Literature)
Édouard-Henri Avril
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Listed In: Illustrators
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, French Algeria
Died: July 28, 1928
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Seth Bullock
(Politician)
Seth Bullock
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amherstburg, Canada
Died: September 23, 1919
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August Strindberg
(Father of Modern Swedish Literature)
August Strindberg
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: May 14, 1912
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William Osler
(Canadian Physician and Co-Founder of ‘Johns Hopkins Hospital’)
William Osler
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Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
Died: December 29, 1919
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Doc Scurlock
(Cowboy)
Doc Scurlock
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Listed In: War Criminals
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States
Died: July 25, 1929
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Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cheetham, Manchester, England
Died: October 29, 1924
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Henry Clay Frick
(Industrialist)
Henry Clay Frick
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Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Overton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 2, 1919
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Emma Lazarus
(Poet, Writer, Journalist)
Emma Lazarus
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Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 19, 1887
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August von Mackensen
(Military Leader)
August von Mackensen
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trossin, Germany
Died: November 8, 1945
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Ida Straus
(Businessperson)
Ida Straus
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Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Worms, Germany Worms, Germany
Died: April 15, 1912
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Felix Christian Klein
(Mathematician)
Felix Christian Klein
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Düsseldorf
Died: June 22, 1925
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George Washington Williams
(Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister, Politician, Journalist)
George Washington Williams
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Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bedford
Died: August 2, 1891
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William Ernest Henley
(English Poet Best Known for His Poem 'Invictus' (1875))
William Ernest Henley
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Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gloucester, England
Died: July 11, 1903
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Georg Luger
(Former designer of the famous Luger pistol and the 9×19mm Parabellum cartridge)
Georg Luger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Steinach am Brenner, Tyrol, Austria
Died: December 22, 1923
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Herbert von Bismarck
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Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 18, 1904
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James Whitcomb Riley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Died: July 22, 1916
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Blind Tom Wiggins
(Music Performer)
Blind Tom Wiggins
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harris County, Georgia, United States
Died: June 14, 1908
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Sergei Witte
(1st Prime Minister of Russia)
Sergei Witte
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Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: March 13, 1915
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Albert Spalding
(American Baseball Pitcher, Manager and Co-founder of 'A.G. Spalding' Sporting Goods Company)
Albert Spalding
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Died: September 9, 1915
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Basil Zaharoff
(Greek Arms Dealer and Industrialist)
Basil Zaharoff
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mugla, Turkey
Died: November 27, 1936
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Alfred von Tirpitz
(Politician, Officer)
Alfred von Tirpitz
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kostrzyn nad Odrą
Died: March 6, 1930
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Luther Burbank
(Horticulturist, Geneticist, Botanist, Gardener, Academic, Non-fiction writer)
Luther Burbank
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Rosa
Died: April 11, 1926
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Henry Fielding Dickens
(Lawyer and Son of novelist Charles Dickens)
Henry Fielding Dickens
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 21, 1933
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Muhammad Abduh
(Egyptian Islamic Scholar, Freemason, Judge and Philosopher)
Muhammad Abduh
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Lower Egypt, Egypt
Died: July 11, 1905
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Saionji Kinmochi
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1906 - 1909, 1911 - 1912))
Saionji Kinmochi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kyōto, Japan
Died: November 24, 1940
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Benjamin Holt
(Inventor)
Benjamin Holt
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Concord
Died: December 5, 1920
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William Merritt Chase
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nineveh
Died: October 25, 1916
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John Ambrose Fleming
(British Electrical Engineer and Physicist Who Invented the First 'Thermionic Valve' or 'Vacuum Tube')
John Ambrose Fleming
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Lancashire, England
Died: April 18, 1945
Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia
Died: February 3, 1919
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Bertha Palmer
(Businesswoman)
Bertha Palmer
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 5, 1918
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Alfred Kleiner
(Physicist)
Alfred Kleiner
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Maschwanden
Died: July 3, 1916
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Blanche Monnier
(Prisoner)
Blanche Monnier
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Listed In: Socialites
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Poitiers, France
Died: October 13, 1913
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Max Nordau
(Co-founder of World Zionist Organization)
Max Nordau
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Listed In: Psychiatrists
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: January 23, 1923
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Horace Lamb
(Mathematician)
Horace Lamb
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, England
Died: December 4, 1934
Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vyšný Kubín, Slovakia
Died: November 8, 1921
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Friedrich von Bernhardi
(Prussian General and Military Historian Best Known for His Bellicose Book 'Deutschland und der Nächste Krieg')
Friedrich von Bernhardi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 11, 1930
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Charles F. Brush
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Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Euclid, Ohio, United States
Died: June 15, 1929
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Benjamin Godard
(Violinist)
Benjamin Godard
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 10, 1895
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Ferdinand Georg Frobenius
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Died: August 3, 1917
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Vera Zasulich
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gzhatsky Uyezd
Died: August 8, 1919
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Michael Ancher
(Former realist artist)
Michael Ancher
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bornholm, Denmark
Died: September 19, 1927
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Oscar Hertwig
(Zoologist)
Oscar Hertwig
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Friedberg, Germany
Died: October 25, 1922
Clara Shortridge Foltz
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: September 2, 1934
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William R. Day
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ravenna, Ohio, United States
Died: July 9, 1923
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Madam Yoko
(Politician)
Madam Yoko
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Sierra Leone
Died: 1906 AD
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We'wha
(Artist)
We'wha
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: New Mexico, United States
Died: 1896 AD