Famous People Born In 1853

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Discover the most famous people born in 1853. The list includes people like Vincent van Gogh, Hendrik Lorentz, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Wilhelm Ostwald, Albrecht Kossel and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include physicists, mathematicians, political leaders and chemists born in 1853. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, Netherlands and many more countries.
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Vincent van Gogh
(One of the Most Famous and Influential Artists of All Time)
Vincent van Gogh
75
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zundert, Netherlands
Died: July 29, 1890
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Bat Masterson
(U.S. Army Scout, Lawman and Columnist for ‘The Morning Telegraph’)
Bat Masterson
4
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Henryville, Canada
Died: October 25, 1921
 3 
Jose Marti
(Cuban Nationalist, Poet and Philosopher)
Jose Marti
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: May 19, 1895
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John Wesley Hardin
(Gunfighter)
John Wesley Hardin
9
Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bonham, Texas, United States
Died: August 19, 1895
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Tad Lincoln
(Son of Abraham Lincoln)
Tad Lincoln
0
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: July 15, 1871
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Chulalongkorn
(Former King of Siam (1868 - 1910))
Chulalongkorn
3
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: October 23, 1910
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Lillie Langtry
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jersey
Died: February 12, 1929
 8 
Stanford White
(Architect, Painter)
Stanford White
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: June 25, 1906
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Hendrik Lorentz
(Dutch Physicist and Winner of the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics)
Hendrik Lorentz
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arnhem, Netherlands
Died: February 4, 1928
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Sarada Devi
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Listed In: Saints
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Joyrambati, Bengal, British India
Died: July 20, 1920
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Hans Christian Gram
(Former bacteriologist noted for his development of the Gram stain)
Hans Christian Gram
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 14, 1938
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Alva Belmont
(socialite)
Alva Belmont
2
Listed In: Sociologists
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: January 26, 1933
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Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia
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Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: October 24, 1920
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Wilhelm Ostwald
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Riga
Died: April 4, 1932
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Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany
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Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, United Kingdom
Died: March 28, 1884
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Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Groningen, Netherlands
Died: February 21, 1926
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Sir Flinders Petrie
(Egyptologist)
Sir Flinders Petrie
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Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 28, 1942
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Teresa Carreno
(Pianist an internationally renowned virtuoso pianist and was often referred to as the)
Teresa Carreno
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: June 12, 1917
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Princess Thyra of Denmark
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Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 26, 1933
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Aleksei Brusilov
(Army General)
Aleksei Brusilov
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: March 17, 1926
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Albrecht Kossel
(Biochemist)
Albrecht Kossel
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Listed In: Biochemists
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rostock, Germany
Died: July 5, 1927
 22 
David Belasco
(Theatrical Producer)
David Belasco
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: May 14, 1931
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Vladimir Solovyov
(Philosopher)
Vladimir Solovyov
1
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 13, 1900
 24 
Errico Malatesta
(Anarchist propagandist and revolutionary socialist)
Errico Malatesta
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy
Died: July 22, 1932
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Alexius Meinong
(Philosopher)
Alexius Meinong
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria
Died: November 27, 1920
 26 
Ian Hamilton
(Army General)
Ian Hamilton
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Corfu, Greece
Died: October 12, 1947
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John Frank Stevens
(Civil Engineer)
John Frank Stevens
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Gardiner, Maine, United States
Died: June 2, 1943
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Carl Larsson
(Swedish Painter Known for His Watercolors of Idyllic Family Life)
Carl Larsson
1
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: January 22, 1919
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Sam Hughes
(Politician)
Sam Hughes
0
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Province of Canada
Died: August 23, 1921
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Elihu Thomson
(Engineer, Inventor)
Elihu Thomson
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manchester
Died: March 13, 1937
 31 
Sophia Perovskaya
(Revolutionary)
Sophia Perovskaya
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 15, 1881
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William Henry Moody
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newbury, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 2, 1917
 33 
Ferdinand Hodler
(One of the Best-Known Swiss Painters of the Nineteenth Century)
Ferdinand Hodler
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland
Died: May 19, 1918
 34 
Charles Howard Hinton
(Mathematician, writer, science fiction writer)
Charles Howard Hinton
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: April 30, 1907
 35 
Pierre Paul Emile Roux
(French Bacteriologist Who is Credited With Founding the Field of Immunolgy)
Pierre Paul Emile Roux
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Confolens (Charente), France
Died: November 3, 1933
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Cecil John Rhodes
(Former Prime Minister of the Cape Colony)
Cecil John Rhodes
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Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Died: March 26, 1902
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José Santos Zelaya
(President of Nicaragua (1893 - 1909))
José Santos Zelaya
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua
Died: May 17, 1919
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Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lugo
Died: August 6, 1925
 39 
Alphonse Bertillon
(Police Officer)
Alphonse Bertillon
1
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 13, 1914
 40 
Pierre Marie
(Neurologist)
Pierre Marie
0
Listed In: Neurologists
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 13, 1940
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Adolf Furtwängler
(Archaeologist)
Adolf Furtwängler
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Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Died: October 10, 1907
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Vladimir Shukhov
(photographer, architect, civil engineer, engineer)
Vladimir Shukhov
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Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Grayvoron
Died: February 2, 1939
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Thomas Shaughnessy, 1st Baron Shaughnessy
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Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 10, 1923
 44 
Frank Dicksee
(Painter, Illustrator)
Frank Dicksee
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: October 17, 1928
 45 
Philander C. Knox
(Politician)
Philander C. Knox
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brownsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 12, 1921
 46 
Antonio Maura
(Politician)
Antonio Maura
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palma, Spain
Died: December 13, 1925
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Théophile Delcassé
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Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pamiers, France
Died: February 22, 1923
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Hermann Wissmann
(German Explorer and Military Leader Known for His Exploration of the Upper Congo Basin)
Hermann Wissmann
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany
Died: June 15, 1905
 49 
Vladimir Korolenko
(Ukrainian-Russian Writer and Journalist)
Vladimir Korolenko
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zhytomyr, Ukraine
Died: December 25, 1921
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John Drew, Jr.
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 9, 1927