Famous People Born In 1850

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.

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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Robert Louis Stevenson
(Author of Famous Novels: 'Treasure Island' and 'Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde')

Robert Louis Stevenson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: December 3, 1894

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Guy de Maupassant
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

Guy de Maupassant
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tourville-sur-Arques, France
Died: July 6, 1893

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Edward Smith
(Captain of the British Passenger Liner 'RMS Titanic', Which Sank on its Maiden Voyage)

Edward Smith
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Died: April 15, 1912
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Johnny Ringo
(American Old West outlaw)

Johnny Ringo
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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
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Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chambers County, Alabama, United States
Died: February 29, 1908

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Kate Chopin
(Author)

Kate Chopin
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Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: August 22, 1904
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Marcelo H. del Pilar
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Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bulakan, Bulacan, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died: July 4, 1896
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Samuel Gompers
(Labor leader, Cigar Maker)

Samuel Gompers
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Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 13, 1924
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Henry Cabot Lodge
(United States Senator from Massachusetts (1893-1924))

Henry Cabot Lodge
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Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 9, 1924

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Mihai Eminescu
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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
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 30, 1919

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ballylongford, Ireland
Died: June 5, 1916
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Thomas Neill Cream
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Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: November 15, 1892

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Karl Ferdinand Braun
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fulda, Germany
Died: April 20, 1918
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Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian
Died: November 14, 1908

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Orison Swett Marden
(Inspirational Author)

Orison Swett Marden
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: New England
Died: 1924 AD
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Daniel Chester French
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Exeter
Died: October 7, 1931

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Eugen Goldstein
(Physicist)

Eugen Goldstein
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gliwice, Poland
Died: December 25, 1930
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Luigi Cadorna
(General)

Luigi Cadorna
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Verbania, Italy
Died: December 21, 1928

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Oliver Heaviside
(Mathematician, Physicist, Engineer, Telegraphy)

Oliver Heaviside
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camden Town
Died: February 3, 1925
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Lafcadio Hearn
(Former writer, translator, and teacher who introduced the culture and literature of Japan to the West)

Lafcadio Hearn
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lefkada, Greece
Died: September 26, 1904

 22 
Lawrence Hargrave
(Inventor & Explorer)

Lawrence Hargrave
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwich
Died: July 14, 1915
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Frances Xavier Cabrini
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Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sant'Angelo Lodigiano, Italy
Died: December 22, 1917

 24 
Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Psychologist, Educationist, University teacher)

Hermann Ebbinghaus
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Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barmen
Died: February 26, 1909
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 25 
Eduard Bernstein
(Former social democratic Marxist theorist)

Eduard Bernstein
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Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: December 18, 1932

 26 
Victoriano Huerta
(Former President of Mexico)

Victoriano Huerta
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Agua Gorda, Mexico
Died: January 13, 1916
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A. G. Spalding
(Baseball Manager)

A. G. Spalding
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Died: September 9, 1915

 28 
William Morris Davis
(Geographer, Geologist, Meteorologist)

William Morris Davis
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Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 5, 1934
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Eugene Field
(Writer)

Eugene Field
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: November 4, 1895

 30 
Ebenezer Howard
(Urban planner)

Ebenezer Howard
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Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 1, 1928

 31 
Charles Richet
(Physiologist)

Charles Richet
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Listed In: Physiologists
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 4, 1935

 32 
Tomáš Masaryk
(The First President of Czechoslovakia (1918 – 1935))

Tomáš Masaryk
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hodonín
Died: September 14, 1937

 33 
William H. Welch
(Physician)

William H. Welch
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Norfolk Historic District, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 30, 1934

 34 
Antenor Firmin
(Anthropologist)

Antenor Firmin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Died: September 19, 1911

Bharatendu Harishchandra
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Varanasi, India
Died: January 6, 1885

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Sami Frashëri
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frashër, Albania
Died: June 18, 1904

 37 
Daniel Carter Beard
(Illustrator)

Daniel Carter Beard
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Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: June 11, 1941

 38 
Marie Julie Jahenny
(The mystic of La Fraudais)

Marie Julie Jahenny
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Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blain, France
Died: March 4, 1941

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Ivan Vazov
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sopot, Ottoman Bulgaria
Died: September 22, 1921

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Almeida Junior
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Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Itu, São Paulo, Brazil
Died: November 13, 1899

 41 
Pablo Iglesias Posse
(Political leader)

Pablo Iglesias Posse
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Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ferrol, Galicia, Spain
Died: December 9, 1925

 42 
John Collier
(painter, screenwriter)

John Collier
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: April 11, 1934

 43 
Pierre Loti
(French Naval Officer and Writer Known for His Exotic Novels and Short Stories)

Pierre Loti
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rochefort, France
Died: June 10, 1923

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Mary Elizabeth Lease
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Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ridgway, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 29, 1933

 45 
Edward Bellamy
(Journalist)

Edward Bellamy
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 22, 1898

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Hamo Thornycroft
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: England
Died: December 18, 1925

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Herbert Baxter Adams
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Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shutesbury, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 30, 1901

 48 
Robert S. Brookings
(Businessman)

Robert S. Brookings
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cecil, Maryland
Died: November 15, 1932

 49 
Oscar Straus
(Politician)

Oscar Straus
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Otterberg, Germany
Died: May 3, 1926

 50 
Enrico Cecchetti
(Ballet Dancer)

Enrico Cecchetti
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 13, 1928