Famous People Born In 1850

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Discover the most famous people born in 1850. The list includes people like Robert Louis Stevenson, Guy de Maupassant, Kate Chopin, Samuel Gompers, Ella Wheeler Wilcox and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, novelists, journalists and political leaders born in 1850. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Robert Louis Stevenson
(Author of Famous Novels: 'Treasure Island' and 'Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde')
Robert Louis Stevenson
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: December 3, 1894
 2 
Edward Smith
(Captain of the RMS Titanic)
Edward Smith
3
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanley, Staffordshire, England
Died: April 15, 1912
 3 
Guy de Maupassant
(French Short Story Writer and Naturalist )
Guy de Maupassant
26
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tourville-sur-Arques, France
Died: July 6, 1893
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Johnny Ringo
(American Old West outlaw)
Johnny Ringo
5
Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greens Fork, Indiana, United States
Died: July 13, 1882
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Pat Garrett
(Lawman)
Pat Garrett
5
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chambers County, Alabama, United States
Died: February 29, 1908
Marcelo H. del Pilar
7
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bulakan, Bulacan, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died: July 4, 1896
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Kate Chopin
(Author)
Kate Chopin
1
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: August 22, 1904
 8 
Henry Cabot Lodge
(United States Senator from Massachusetts (1893-1924))
Henry Cabot Lodge
2
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 9, 1924
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Samuel Gompers
(Labor leader, Cigar Maker)
Samuel Gompers
2
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 13, 1924
 10 
Mihai Eminescu
(The National Poet of Romania and a Major Figure of Romanticism)
Mihai Eminescu
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania
Died: June 15, 1889
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Poet and Mystic Rosicrucian)
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
3
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 30, 1919
 12 
Eugen Goldstein
(Physicist)
Eugen Goldstein
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gliwice, Poland
Died: December 25, 1930
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Karl Ferdinand Braun
(German Electrical Engineer Who Made Significant Contribution to the Development of Radio and Television Technology)
Karl Ferdinand Braun
0
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fulda, Germany
Died: April 20, 1918
Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian
Died: November 14, 1908
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Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
(British Army Officer and Colonial Administrator)
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ballylongford, Ireland
Died: June 5, 1916
 16 
Orison Swett Marden
(Inspirational Author)
Orison Swett Marden
1
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: New England
Died: 1924 AD
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Daniel Chester French
0
Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Exeter
Died: October 7, 1931
 18 
Lafcadio Hearn
(Irish Writer, Translator, and Teacher Who Introduced the Culture and Literature of Japan to the West)
Lafcadio Hearn
0
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lefkada, Greece
Died: September 26, 1904
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Luigi Cadorna
(Italian Military General Known for His Failure during World War I)
Luigi Cadorna
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Verbania, Italy
Died: December 21, 1928
 20 
Lawrence Hargrave
(Inventor & Explorer)
Lawrence Hargrave
1
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwich
Died: July 14, 1915
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Frances Xavier Cabrini
(Italian-American Catholic Religious Sister and Founder of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus)
Frances Xavier Cabrini
1
Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sant'Angelo Lodigiano, Italy
Died: December 22, 1917
 22 
Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Psychologist, Educationist, University teacher)
Hermann Ebbinghaus
1
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barmen
Died: February 26, 1909
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Oliver Heaviside
(Mathematician, Physicist, Engineer, Telegraphy)
Oliver Heaviside
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camden Town
Died: February 3, 1925
 24 
Victoriano Huerta
(Former President of Mexico)
Victoriano Huerta
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Agua Gorda, Mexico
Died: January 13, 1916
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Thomas Neill Cream
2
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: November 15, 1892
 26 
Tomáš Masaryk
(The First President of Czechoslovakia (1918 – 1935))
Tomáš Masaryk
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hodonín
Died: September 14, 1937
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William Morris Davis
(American Geographer, Geologist. Meteorologist, and Geomorphologist)
William Morris Davis
1
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 5, 1934
 28 
Eduard Bernstein
(Former social democratic Marxist theorist)
Eduard Bernstein
1
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: December 18, 1932
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Ebenezer Howard
(Urban planner)
Ebenezer Howard
1
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 1, 1928
 30 
Charles Richet
(Physiologist)
Charles Richet
1
Listed In: Physiologists
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 4, 1935
 31 
Eugene Field
(Writer)
Eugene Field
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: November 4, 1895
 32 
William H. Welch
(Physician)
William H. Welch
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Norfolk Historic District, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 30, 1934
 33 
Bharatendu Harishchandra
(Indian Poet, Writer and Playwright)
Bharatendu Harishchandra
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Varanasi, India
Died: January 6, 1885
 34 
Antenor Firmin
(Anthropologist)
Antenor Firmin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Died: September 19, 1911
 35 
Marie Julie Jahenny
(The mystic of La Fraudais)
Marie Julie Jahenny
0
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blain, France
Died: March 4, 1941
 36 
Ivan Vazov
(Bulgarian Novelist, Poet and Playwright Best Known for His Novel 'Under the Yoke')
Ivan Vazov
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sopot, Bulgaria
Died: September 22, 1921
 37 
Sami Frashëri
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frashër, Albania
Died: June 18, 1904
 38 
Daniel Carter Beard
(American Illustrator, Author, and Social Reformer Who was a Pioneer of the Youth Scouting Movement)
Daniel Carter Beard
0
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: June 11, 1941
 39 
Enrico Cecchetti
(Ballet Dancer)
Enrico Cecchetti
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 13, 1928
 40 
John Collier
(painter, screenwriter)
John Collier
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: April 11, 1934
 41 
Hamo Thornycroft
0
Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: England
Died: December 18, 1925
 42 
Pierre Loti
(French Naval Officer and Writer Known for His Exotic Novels and Short Stories)
Pierre Loti
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rochefort, France
Died: June 10, 1923
 43 
Edward Bellamy
(Journalist)
Edward Bellamy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 22, 1898
 44 
Mary Elizabeth Lease
0
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ridgway, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 29, 1933
 45 
John Milne
(British Geologist and Mining Engineer Who Developed the Modern Seismograph)
John Milne
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: July 31, 1913
 46 
Alphonse Pénaud
(French Designer Known for Creating the First Successful Flying Model, Known as the 'Planophore')
Alphonse Pénaud
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 22, 1880
 47 
Oscar Straus
(Politician)
Oscar Straus
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Otterberg, Germany
Died: May 3, 1926
 48 
Augustine Birrell
(Politician)
Augustine Birrell
0
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wavertree, Liverpool, England
Died: November 20, 1933
 49 
Herbert Baxter Adams
0
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shutesbury, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 30, 1901
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Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
(The Only British Prince to Serve as the Governor General Of Canada)
Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, England
Died: January 16, 1942