Famous People Born In 1852

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Discover the most famous people born in 1852. The list includes people like Calamity Jane, H. H. Asquith, Henri Becquerel, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Joseph Joffre and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include physicists, political leaders, chemists and lawyers born in 1852. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France and many more countries.
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 1 
Antoni Gaudí
(Architect)
Antoni Gaudí
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Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reus
Died: June 10, 1926
 2 
Emperor Meiji
(Emperor of Japan from 1867 to 1912)
Emperor Meiji
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Died: July 30, 1912
 3 
John Harvey Kellogg
(Physician, Nutritionist and Director of the ‘Battle Creek Sanitarium’)
John Harvey Kellogg
2
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tyrone Township, Michigan, United States
Died: December 14, 1943
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Calamity Jane
(American scout)
Calamity Jane
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Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Princeton, Missouri
Died: August 1, 1903
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Henri Becquerel
(Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity)
Henri Becquerel
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 15th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 25, 1908
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Santiago Ramón y Cajal
(Father of Modern Neuroscience)
Santiago Ramón y Cajal
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Listed In: Neuroscientists
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petilla de Aragón, Navarre, Spain
Died: October 18, 1934
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Joseph Joffre
(Commander-in-Chief of French Forces During the World War I)
Joseph Joffre
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rivesaltes, France
Died: January 3, 1931
 8 
William Ramsay
(Scottish Chemist Who Discovered the Noble Gases)
William Ramsay
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 23, 1916
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William Stewart Halsted
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Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: September 7, 1922
 10 
Cap Anson
(Baseball Player)
Cap Anson
1
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Died: April 14, 1922
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Gojong of Korea
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Unhyeongung, Seoul, South Korea
Died: January 21, 1919
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Henry Van Dyke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: April 10, 1933
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Charles W. Fairbanks
(Vice President of the United States (1905-09))
Charles W. Fairbanks
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Union County, Ohio, United States
Died: June 4, 1918
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Albert A. Michelson
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strzelno, Poland
Died: May 9, 1931
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Alice Liddell
(British Woman Who Was an Acquaintance and Photography Subject of 'Lewis Carroll')
Alice Liddell
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Listed In: Models
Birthdate: 4th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: November 16, 1934
 16 
Charles Taze Russell
(Christian Restoration Minister)
Charles Taze Russell
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Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: October 31, 1916
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Francisco Tárrega
(Spanish Composer and Classical Guitarist Known for His Work During the Romantic Period)
Francisco Tárrega
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Villarreal, Spain
Died: December 15, 1909
 18 
Franz Graf Conrad von Hötzendorf
(Austrian general who played a central role in World War I)
Franz Graf Conrad von Hötzendorf
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Penzing, Vienna, Austria
Died: August 25, 1925
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Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
(Dutch Physical Chemist Known for Work on Rates of Chemical Reaction, Chemical Equilibrium, and Osmotic Pressure)
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: March 1, 1911
 20 
Ion Luca Caragiale
(Romanian Playwright, Poet, and Short Story Writer Known for His Satirical Works)
Ion Luca Caragiale
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: I. L. Caragiale, Romania
Died: June 9, 1912
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Makonnen Wolde Mikael
(Shum of Harar (1887 - 1906) and a Noted General during the First Italo-Ethiopian War)
Makonnen Wolde Mikael
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheno, Shewa, Ethiopia
Died: March 21, 1906
 22 
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castel Gandolfo, Italy
Died: September 14, 1905
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Hipólito Yrigoyen
(Lawyer, Politician, Author)
Hipólito Yrigoyen
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Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: July 3, 1933
 24 
George Moore
(Irish Novelist Known for His Work ‘Confessions of a Young Man’ and ‘Esther Waters’)
George Moore
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moore Hall, Ireland
Died: January 21, 1933
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Terauchi Masatake
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1916 - 1918))
Terauchi Masatake
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi, Japan
Died: November 3, 1919
 26 
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
(Patent inventor)
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paramaribo
Died: August 24, 1889
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Hermann Emil Fischer
(German Chemist and Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry in 1902)
Hermann Emil Fischer
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Euskirchen, Germany
Died: July 15, 1919
 28 
Edward Bouchet
(physicist)
Edward Bouchet
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 28, 1918
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H. H. Asquith
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916)
H. H. Asquith
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Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Morley, England
Died: February 1, 1928
 30 
Henri Moissan
(Chemist)
Henri Moissan
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris
Died: February 20, 1907
 31 
Christian Krohg
(Naturalist painter)
Christian Krohg
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Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vestre Aker, Oslo
Died: October 16, 1925
Herbert Beerbohm Tree
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kensington, England
Died: July 2, 1917
 33 
Vera Figner
(Revolutionary Whose Work to Free All Russian People Led to Her Involvement in the Assassination of 'Alexander II')
Vera Figner
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
Died: June 15, 1942
 34 
John Neville Keynes
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Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salisbury, United Kingdom
Died: November 15, 1949
 35 
Francisco Moreno
(Naturalist, Explorer, Anthropologist, Geographer)
Francisco Moreno
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Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: November 22, 1919
 36 
Leopoldo Alas
(Realist Novelist)
Leopoldo Alas
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zamora, Spain
Died: June 13, 1901
 37 
Augusta, Lady Gregory
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Galway, Ireland
Died: May 22, 1932
 38 
Alton B. Parker
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Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cortland, New York
Died: May 10, 1926
 39 
George Maximilianovich, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg
(Youngest son of Maximilian de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke of Leuchtenberg)
George Maximilianovich, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg
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Birthdate: 29th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: May 16, 1912
 40 
Paul Bourget
(Novelist)
Paul Bourget
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amiens, France
Died: December 25, 1935
 41 
George Henry White
(Politician, Lawyer)
George Henry White
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Listed In:
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rosindale, North Carolina
Died: December 28, 1918
Charles Villiers Stanford
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 29, 1924
 43 
Edwin Austin Abbey
(Illustrator)
Edwin Austin Abbey
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Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 1, 1911
 44 
Yamamoto Gonnohyōe
(Prime minister)
Yamamoto Gonnohyōe
1
Listed In: Prime Ministers
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kagoshima, Japan
Died: December 8, 1933
 45 
Edmund Leighton
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: September 1, 1922
 46 
José Guadalupe Posada
(Caricaturist, Illustrator)
José Guadalupe Posada
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aguascalientes
Died: January 20, 1913
 47 
Tewfik Pasha
(Khedive)
Tewfik Pasha
1
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: January 7, 1892
 48 
John Louis Emil Dreyer
(Danish Astronomer)
John Louis Emil Dreyer
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: September 14, 1926
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Edwin Markham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oregon City, Oregon, United States
Died: March 7, 1940
 50 
Daniel De Leon
(Socialist)
Daniel De Leon
1
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Curaçao
Died: May 11, 1914