Famous People Born In 1854

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Discover the most famous people born in 1854. The list includes people like Oscar Wilde, Arthur Rimbaud, Henri Poincare, George Eastman, Paul Ehrlich and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include composers, political leaders, poets and journalists born in 1854. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.
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Oscar Wilde
(One of the Greatest Playwrights of the 'Victorian Era')
Oscar Wilde
63
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 30, 1900
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Arthur Rimbaud
(French Poet Known for His Works: ‘The Drunken Boat’, ‘A Season in Hell’ and ‘Illuminations’)
Arthur Rimbaud
2
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleville-Mézières, France
Died: November 10, 1891
 3 
John Philip Sousa
(Conductor, Composer)
John Philip Sousa
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: March 6, 1932
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George Eastman
(Inventor of Roll Film)
George Eastman
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Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Waterville
Died: March 14, 1932
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Henri Poincare
(French Polymath and Mathematician Known as One of the Founders of the 'Field of Topology')
Henri Poincare
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 17, 1912
 6 
Ned Kelly
(Australian Bushranger, Gang Leader and Convicted Police-Murderer)
Ned Kelly
63
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beveridge, Australia
Died: November 11, 1880
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Paul Ehrlich
(Scientist)
Paul Ehrlich
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strzelin, Poland
Died: August 20, 1915
 8 
Lady Randolph Churchill
(Socialite, Mother of Winston Churchill)
Lady Randolph Churchill
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cobble Hill, New York, United States
Died: June 29, 1921
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C. W. Post
(Nutritionist)
C. W. Post
0
Listed In: Nutritionists
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: May 9, 1914
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Engelbert Humperdinck
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Siegburg, Germany
Died: September 27, 1921
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Leos Janacek
(One of the Most Important Czech Composers of the 20th Century)
Leos Janacek
2
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hukvaldy, Czechia
Died: August 12, 1928
 12 
Milan I of Serbia
(King of Serbia (1882 - 1889))
Milan I of Serbia
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mărășești, Romania
Died: February 11, 1901
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James George Frazer
(Anthropologist, Writer, Historian, Mythographer)
James George Frazer
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Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: May 7, 1941
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David Dunbar Buick
(American Inventor Best Known for Founding the 'Buick Motor Company')
David Dunbar Buick
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Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Arbroath, Angus, Scotland
Died: March 5, 1929
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Aletta Jacobs
(Physician)
Aletta Jacobs
0
Listed In: Feminists
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sappemeer, Netherlands
Died: August 10, 1929
Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
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Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ludwigslust Palace, Ludwigslust, Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, German Confederation
Died: September 6, 1920
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Benjamin Tucker
(Journalist, Philosopher, Economist, Translator, Anarchist)
Benjamin Tucker
1
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dartmouth
Died: June 22, 1939
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Jane Toppan
(American Serial Killer)
Jane Toppan
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Listed In: Serial Killers
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 17, 1938
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Charles Algernon Parsons
(Anglo-Irish Engineer Best Known for His Invention of the 'Compound Steam Turbine')
Charles Algernon Parsons
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Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 11, 1931
 20 
Christiaan de Wet
(Boer General, Rebel Leader and Politician)
Christiaan de Wet
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Smithfield, South Africa
Died: February 3, 1922
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Charles Radbourn
(Baseball player)
Charles Radbourn
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: February 5, 1897
 22 
Joseph Jacobs
(Literary critic, Literary historian, Folklorist, Historian, Children's writer)
Joseph Jacobs
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney
Died: January 30, 1916
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Charles Vance Millar
(Lawyer, Businessperson)
Charles Vance Millar
0
Listed In: Lawyers
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aylmer, Ontario Aylmer, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 31, 1926
 24 
Bill Traylor
(Artist)
Bill Traylor
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Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Benton, Alabama, United States
Died: October 23, 1949
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Hertha Ayrton
(British Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist and Inventor Known for Her Work With the 'Electric Arcs')
Hertha Ayrton
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Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Died: August 26, 1923
 26 
Henri La Fontaine
(Socialist, Senator, and Nobel Peace Prize Winner)
Henri La Fontaine
0
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: May 14, 1943
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Stefan Stambolov
(9th Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1887 - 1894))
Stefan Stambolov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Died: July 19, 1895
 28 
Karl Kautsky
(Philosopher)
Karl Kautsky
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Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: October 17, 1938
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E. W. Scripps
(Publisher)
E. W. Scripps
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Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rushville, Illinois, United States
Died: March 12, 1926
 30 
William C. Gorgas
(United States Army Physician and 22nd Surgeon General of the U.S. Army)
William C. Gorgas
0
Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toulminville, Alabama, United States
Died: July 3, 1920
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Johannes Rydberg
(Swedish Physicist Known for Devising the Rydberg Formula to Describe the Wavelengths of Photons)
Johannes Rydberg
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden
Died: December 28, 1919
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Robert Borden
(8th Prime Minister of Canada (1911 - 1920))
Robert Borden
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grand Pré, Canada
Died: June 10, 1937
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Bill Tilghman
(Politician)
Bill Tilghman
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Listed In: Cinematographers
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fort Dodge
Died: November 1, 1924
 34 
Hubert Lyautey
(French General)
Hubert Lyautey
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 27, 1934
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Alexandru Marghiloman
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buzău, Romania
Died: May 10, 1925
 36 
Albert Edelfelt
(One of the Founders of the Realist Art Movement in Finland)
Albert Edelfelt
0
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Porvoo, Finland
Died: August 18, 1905
Prince Louis of Battenberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: September 11, 1921
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Augustus Tolton
0
Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ralls County, Missouri, United States
Died: July 9, 1897
 39 
Patrick Geddes
(Scottish Biologist, Sociologist and Pioneering Town Planner Who Coined the Term 'Conurbation')
Patrick Geddes
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Died: April 17, 1932
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Dave Rudabaugh
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Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fulton County, Illinois, United States
Died: February 18, 1886
 41 
Victor Babeș
(Romanian Bacteriologist Who is Regarded as the Co-Founder of Modern Microbiology)
Victor Babeș
0
Listed In: Bacteriologists
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 19, 1926
 42 
Emil Adolf von Behring
(German physiologist)
Emil Adolf von Behring
1
Listed In: Physiologists
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ławice
Died: March 31, 1917
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Mirza Reza Kermani
0
Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kerman, Iran
Died: August 12, 1896
Francis Marion Crawford
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bagni di Lucca, Italy
Died: April 9, 1909
George Whitefield Chadwick
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 4, 1931
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Takamine Jōkichi
(Japanese Chemist Who Was the First Person to Isolate Epinephrine in 1901)
Takamine Jōkichi
0
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Takaoka, Toyama, Japan
Died: July 22, 1922
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Alfredo Catalani
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
Died: August 7, 1893
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Takahashi Korekiyo
(Politician, Accountant, Economist)
Takahashi Korekiyo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edo
Died: February 26, 1936
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Dugald Clerk
(Scottish Engineer Known for Designing the World’s First Successful 'Two-Stroke Engine')
Dugald Clerk
0
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: November 12, 1932
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Georges Picquart
(Politician, Military personnel)
Georges Picquart
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: January 19, 1914