Famous People Born In 1855

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Discover the most famous people born in 1855. The list includes people like Eugene V. Debs, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., James S. Sherman, William Pitt (Architect), Andrew William Mellon and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, inventors, essayists and composers born in 1855. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom and many more countries.
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John Browning
(Firearms Designer)
John Browning
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
Died: November 26, 1926
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Eugene V. Debs
(Union Leader)
Eugene V. Debs
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Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Terre Haute
Died: October 20, 1926
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Andrew William Mellon
(Industrialist, Philanthropist)
Andrew William Mellon
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 27, 1937
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Sarah E. Goode
(Inventor)
Sarah E. Goode
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States
Died: April 8, 1905
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr.
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Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Primrose
Died: June 18, 1925
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Percival Lowell
(Astronomer, Mathematician)
Percival Lowell
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston
Died: November 12, 1916
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Houston Stewart Chamberlain
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Southsea, Hampshire, England
Died: January 9, 1927
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William Mulholland
(Irish-American Self-Taught Civil Engineer Known for Building the Water System of Los Angeles)
William Mulholland
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: July 22, 1935
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Ernest Chausson
(Composer)
Ernest Chausson
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 10, 1899
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Olive Schreiner
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Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lesotho
Died: December 11, 1920
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Evelyn De Morgan
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: May 2, 1919
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William Friese-Greene
(Photographer, Inventor)
William Friese-Greene
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: May 5, 1921
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Robert de Montesquiou
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 11, 1921
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Alexandre Darracq
(French Investor, Engineer, Cycle Manufacturer and Automobile Manufacturer)
Alexandre Darracq
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: November 2, 1931
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Joseph Wright
(Philologist, Linguist)
Joseph Wright
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Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Idle, Bradford, United Kingdom
Died: February 27, 1930
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Alice Freeman Palmer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Colesville, New York, United States
Died: December 6, 1902
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Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
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Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 7, 1944
Edwin H. Hall
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: United States
Died: November 20, 1938
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Anatoly Lyadov
(Composer)
Anatoly Lyadov
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 28, 1914
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Jakub Schikaneder
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prague, Czec Republic
Died: November 15, 1924
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Giovanni Pascoli
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Mauro Pascoli, Italy
Died: April 6, 1912
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John Warne Gates
(Industrialist)
John Warne Gates
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Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winfield, Illinois, United States
Died: August 9, 1911
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Marie-Joseph Lagrange
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bourg-en-Bresse, France
Died: March 10, 1938
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Henry Cuyler Bunner
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oswego, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 1896
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Georges Rodenbach
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tournai, Belgium
Died: December 25, 1898
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Juan Zorrilla de San Martín
(Uruguayan Poet Famous for a Long Historical Verse Epic, Tabaré)
Juan Zorrilla de San Martín
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: November 3, 1931
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James S. Sherman
(27th Vice President of the United States (1909-12))
James S. Sherman
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States
Died: October 30, 1912
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Walter Hines Page
(Journalist)
Walter Hines Page
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Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cary, North Carolina, United States
Died: December 21, 1918
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Clinton Hart Merriam
(Father of Mammalogy)
Clinton Hart Merriam
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Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 19, 1942
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Hoke Smith
(Attorney)
Hoke Smith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newton, North Carolina, United States
Died: November 27, 1931
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Emile Verhaeren
(One of the Founders of the School of Symbolism)
Emile Verhaeren
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Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sint-Amands, Belgium
Died: November 27, 1916
William Grenfell, 1st Baron Desborough
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 9, 1945
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John Hays Hammond
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: June 8, 1936
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Clarence W. Barron
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Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 2, 1928
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Léon Teisserenc de Bort
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Listed In: Meteorologists
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 2, 1913
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Arthur Nikisch
(Conductor)
Arthur Nikisch
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Listed In: Conductors
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lebenyi Szentmiklos, Hungary
Died: January 23, 1922
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Robert Koldewey
(Archaeologist)
Robert Koldewey
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Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blankenburg am Harz, Duchy of Brunswick, German Confederation
Died: February 4, 1925
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Komura Jutarō
(Statesman)
Komura Jutarō
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan
Died: November 25, 1911
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Alfred Cort Haddon
(British Anthropologist and Ethnologist)
Alfred Cort Haddon
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Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 20, 1940
Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: January 21, 1934
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Tim Healy
(Politician)
Tim Healy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bantry, Ireland
Died: March 26, 1931
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William Pitt (Architect)
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Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria
Died: May 25, 1918
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Inukai Tsuyoshi
(Politician, Prime Minister)
Inukai Tsuyoshi
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Listed In: Prime Ministers
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Okayama, Japan
Died: May 15, 1932
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Jacques Damala
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Piraeus, Greece
Died: August 18, 1889
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King Camp Gillette
(Businessman)
King Camp Gillette
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Listed In: Investors
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States
Died: July 9, 1932
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Henry Nicholas Ridley
(British Botanist, Geologist and Naturalist Known for Establishing the Rubber Industry in the 'Malay Peninsula')
Henry Nicholas Ridley
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Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harling, England
Died: October 24, 1956
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Guido Adler
(Musicologist)
Guido Adler
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ivancice, Czechia
Died: February 15, 1941
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Inoue Tetsujirō
(Philosopher)
Inoue Tetsujirō
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buzen, Japan
Died: December 7, 1944
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Franklin Henry Giddings
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Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sherman, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 11, 1931
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Abd al-Rahman al-Kawakibi
(Syrian Author and Pan-Arab Solidarity Supporter)
Abd al-Rahman al-Kawakibi
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Aleppo, Ottoman Empire
Died: June 13, 1902