Famous People Born In 1854

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.

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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 1 
Oscar Wilde
(One of the Greatest Playwrights of the 'Victorian Era')

Oscar Wilde
45
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 30, 1900

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Ned Kelly
(Bushranger)

Ned Kelly
31
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beveridge, Australia
Died: November 11, 1880

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Arthur Rimbaud
(French poet known for his transgressive and surreal themes and for his influence on modern literature and arts.)

Arthur Rimbaud
1
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleville-Mézières, France
Died: November 10, 1891
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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
4
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Waterville
Died: March 14, 1932

 6 
Henri Poincare
(French Polymath and Mathematician Known as One of the Founders of the 'Field of Topology')

Henri Poincare
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 17, 1912
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Paul Ehrlich
(Scientist)

Paul Ehrlich
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strzelin, Poland
Died: August 20, 1915
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Lady Randolph Churchill
(Socialite, Mother of Winston Churchill)

Lady Randolph Churchill
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cobble Hill, New York, United States
Died: June 29, 1921
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Jane Toppan
(Serial killer)

Jane Toppan
3
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston
Died: October 29, 1938

 10 
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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Dave Rudabaugh
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Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fulton County, Illinois, United States
Died: February 18, 1886

 12 
Leos Janacek
(Composer)

Leos Janacek
1
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hukvaldy, Czechia
Died: August 12, 1928
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Engelbert Humperdinck
1
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Siegburg, Germany
Died: September 27, 1921

 14 
James George Frazer
(Anthropologist, Writer, Historian, Mythographer)

James George Frazer
0
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: May 7, 1941
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Milan I of Serbia
0
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mărășești, Romania
Died: February 11, 1901

 16 
Aletta Jacobs
(Physician)

Aletta Jacobs
0
Listed In: Feminists
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sappemeer, Netherlands
Died: August 10, 1929
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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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Charles Algernon Parsons
0
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 11, 1931
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David Dunbar Buick
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Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Arbroath, Scotland
Died: March 5, 1929

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Christiaan de Wet
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Smithfield, South Africa
Died: February 3, 1922
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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

 22 
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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Georges Picquart
(Politician, Military personnel)

Georges Picquart
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: January 19, 1914

 24 
Joseph Jacobs
(Literary critic, Literary historian, Folklorist, Historian, Children's writer)

Joseph Jacobs
0
Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney
Died: January 30, 1916
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E. W. Scripps
(Publisher)

E. W. Scripps
0
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rushville, Illinois, United States
Died: March 12, 1926

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William C. Gorgas
0
Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: July 3, 1920
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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

 28 
Bill Traylor
(Artist)

Bill Traylor
0
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Benton, Alabama, United States
Died: October 23, 1949
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Johannes Rydberg
(Physicist)

Johannes Rydberg
0
Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden
Died: December 28, 1919

 30 
Hertha Ayrton
(Engineer)

Hertha Ayrton
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Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portsea Island, England
Died: August 26, 1923

 31 
Stefan Stambolov
(Politician)

Stefan Stambolov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Died: July 19, 1895

 32 
Yan Fu
(Scholar)

Yan Fu
0
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minhou,China
Died: October 27, 1921

 33 
Charles Radbourn
(Baseball player)

Charles Radbourn
1
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: February 5, 1897

George Whitefield Chadwick
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 4, 1931

 35 

Jokichi Takamine
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Takaoka, Toyama, Japan
Died: July 22, 1922

 36 
Dugald Clerk
(Engineer)

Dugald Clerk
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: November 12, 1932

Prince Louis of Battenberg
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: September 11, 1921

 38 

Susette La Flesche
1
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Omaha Reservation, Nebraska, United States
Died: May 26, 1903

 39 

Alexandru Marghiloman
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buzău, Romania
Died: May 10, 1925

 40 

Charles Sumner Tainter
0
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts
Died: April 20, 1940

 41 

Frank Andrew Munsey
1
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mercer, Maine, United States
Died: December 22, 1925

 42 

Mirza Reza Kermani
0
Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kerman, Iran
Died: August 12, 1896

 43 
Karl Kautsky
(Philosopher)

Karl Kautsky
0
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: October 17, 1938

 44 
Percy French
(Songwriter)

Percy French
1
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roscommon, Ireland
Died: January 24, 1920

 45 
Paul Vinogradoff
(Historian)

Paul Vinogradoff
0
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kostroma, Russia
Died: December 19, 1925

 46 
José Canalejas
(Politician)

José Canalejas
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ferrol, Spain
Died: November 12, 1912

 47 
Robert Borden
(Politician)

Robert Borden
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grand Pré, Canada
Died: June 10, 1937

 48 
John F. Peto
(Painter)

John F. Peto
0
Listed In: Realist Painters
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 23, 1907

 49 
Bradley A. Fiske
(Innovator)

Bradley A. Fiske
0
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lyons, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 1942

 50 
Hubert Lyautey
(French General)

Hubert Lyautey
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 27, 1934