Famous People Born In 1857

Discover the most famous people born in 1857. The list includes people like William Howard Taft, Joseph Conrad, Edward Elgar, Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, Heinrich Hertz and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include psychiatrists, journalists, mathematicians and political leaders born in 1857. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France 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 William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati
Died: March 8, 1930

 2 Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berdychiv
Died: August 3, 1924
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 3 Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom

Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom.
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Famous As: Youngest Child of Queen Victoria
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom
Died: October 26, 1944

 4 Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell.
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Founder of the Scout Movement
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paddington
Died: January 8, 1941
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 5 Ferdinand de Saussure

Ferdinand de Saussure.
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Listed In: Linguists
Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: February 22, 1913

 6 Edward Elgar

Edward Elgar.
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Broadheath
Died: February 23, 1934
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 7 Milton S. Hershey

Milton S. Hershey.
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Famous As: Confectioner & Philanthropist
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Derry Township
Died: October 13, 1945
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 8 Clarence Darrow

Clarence Darrow.
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Listed In: Lawyers
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kinsman Township
Died: March 13, 1938
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 9 Pope Pius XI

Pope Pius XI.
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Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Desio, Italy
Died: February 10, 1939

 10 Heinrich Hertz

Heinrich Hertz.
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: January 1, 1894
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 11 Le Pétomane

Le Pétomane
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Listed In: Entertainers
Famous As: Flatulist
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: August 8, 1945

 12 Alfonso XII of Spain

Alfonso XII of Spain
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid
Died: November 25, 1885
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 13 Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Grand Duke of Russia
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 17, 1905

 14 Thorstein Veblen

Thorstein Veblen.
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Listed In: Economists
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cato, Wisconsin, United States
Died: August 3, 1929
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 15 Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

Konstantin Tsiolkovsky.
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Famous As: Russian-Soviet Rocket Scientist
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Izhevskoye, Ryazan Governorate
Died: September 19, 1935

 16 Vladimir Bekhterev

Vladimir Bekhterev
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Famous As: Neurologist
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sorali, Russia
Died: December 24, 1927
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 17 Ronald Ross

Ronald Ross.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Medical doctor
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Almora
Died: September 16, 1932

 18 Karl Pearson

Karl Pearson
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Famous As: Mathematician, Historian of mathematics, Statistician, Historian, Philosopher, Biographer
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: April 27, 1936
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 19 Ida Tarbell

Ida Tarbell.
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Listed In: Journalists
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hatch Hollow, Amity Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 6, 1944

 20 Shibli Nomani

Shibli Nomani
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Azamgarh
Died: November 18, 1914
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 21 Clara Zetkin

Clara Zetkin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Königshain-Wiederau, Germany
Died: June 20, 1933

 22 Alfred Binet

Alfred Binet
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Listed In: Psychologists
Famous As: Psychologist, Educationist
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nice
Died: October 18, 1911
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 23 Émile Coué

Émile Coué
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Listed In: Psychologists
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Troyes, France
Died: July 2, 1926

 24 Pedro Paterno

Pedro Paterno
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: politician, novelist, poet, author, autobiographer
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila
Died: March 11, 1911
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 25 C. Sankaran Nair

C. Sankaran Nair
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 11th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kerala, India
Died: April 24, 1934

 26 Eugen Bleuler

Eugen Bleuler
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Listed In: Psychiatrists
Famous As: Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zollikon
Died: July 15, 1939
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 27 George Gissing

George Gissing
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wakefield, England
Died: December 28, 1903

 28 Paul Doumer

Paul Doumer
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aurillac
Died: May 7, 1932
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 29 Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria

Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Verona
Died: October 23, 1893

 30 Anna Bilinska-Bohdanowicz

Anna Bilinska-Bohdanowicz
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zlatopil, Novomyrhorod, Ukraine
Died: April 18, 1893

 31 Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden

Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sovereign
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: August 9, 1928

 32 Williamina Fleming

Williamina Fleming
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Listed In: Astronomers
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland
Died: May 21, 1911

 33 Ruggero Leoncavallo

Ruggero Leoncavallo.
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Naples
Died: August 9, 1919

 34 Cécile Chaminade

Cécile Chaminade
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist, Composer, Musician
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: April 13, 1944

 35 Theodor Kittelsen

Theodor Kittelsen
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Famous As: Artist, illustrator
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kragerø, Norway
Died: January 21, 1914

 36 Georges Gilles de la Tourette

Georges Gilles de la Tourette
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician, Psychiatrist, Neurologist
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers
Died: May 26, 1904

 37 Ovonramwen

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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King of Benin
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Calabar, Nigeria
Died: December 31, 1914

 38 Axel Munthe

Axel Munthe
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Listed In: Psychiatrists
Famous As: Medical Doctor
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oskarshamn, Sweden
Died: February 11, 1949

 39 George Dayton

George Dayton
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clifton Springs
Died: February 18, 1938

 40 Georg Michaelis

Georg Michaelis
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chancellor , Politician
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chojnów
Died: July 24, 1936

 41 Fannie Farmer

Fannie Farmer
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Cook
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 15, 1915

 42 Henry Fairfield Osborn

Henry Fairfield Osborn
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geologist, Paleontologist
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fairfield
Died: September 6, 1935

 43 William Seward Burroughs I

William Seward Burroughs I
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auburn, New York, United States
Died: September 14, 1898

 44 E. A. Wallis Budge

E. A. Wallis Budge
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Listed In: Philologists
Famous As: Egyptologist
Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bodmin, England
Died: November 23, 1934

 45 Aleksandr Lyapunov

Aleksandr Lyapunov
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Famous As: mathematician, physicist
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaroslavl
Died: November 3, 1918

 46 Charles Scott Sherrington

Charles Scott Sherrington.
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Listed In: Physiologists
Famous As: Neurophysiologist
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Islington
Died: March 4, 1952

 47 Eugène Atget

Eugène Atget
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Photographer, Artist
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Libourne
Died: August 4, 1927

 48 Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje

Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje
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Listed In: Educators
Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oosterhout, Netherlands
Died: June 26, 1936

 49 Sidney Kidman

Sidney Kidman
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Listed In: Celebrities
Famous As: Businessperson, Stockman
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adelaide
Died: September 2, 1935

 50 Juan Vicente Gómez

Juan Vicente Gómez
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Venezuelan dictator
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Antonio de Tachira, Venezuela
Died: December 17, 1935