Famous People Born In 1859

Discover the most famous people born in 1859. The list includes people like Billy the Kid, John Dewey, Pierre Curie, Henri Bergson, Svante Arrhenius and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, poets, inventors and political leaders born in 1859. 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 Wilhelm II

Wilhelm II.
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor of Germany
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kronprinzenpalais
Died: June 4, 1941

 2 Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gunman
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: July 14, 1881
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 3 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer & Physician
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 7, 1930

 4 Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie.
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Nobel Laureate in Physics
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 19, 1906
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 5 John Dewey

John Dewey.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Died: June 1, 1952

 6 Yuan Shikai

Yuan Shikai.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the Republic of China
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Xiangcheng, Henan, Qing Empire
Died: June 6, 1916
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 7 Dorabji Tata

Dorabji Tata
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Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: June 3, 1932
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 8 Alfred Dreyfus

Alfred Dreyfus.
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Artillery Officer
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mulhouse, France
Died: July 12, 1935
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 9 Belle Gunness

Belle Gunness.
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Listed In: Serial Killers
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Selbu
Died: April 28, 1908

 10 Edmund Husserl

Edmund Husserl.
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Listed In: Philosophers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prostějov, Czechia
Died: April 27, 1938
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 11 Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 29, 1891

 12 George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston.
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Famous As: Former Viceroy of India
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kedleston, Derbyshire, England
Died: March 20, 1925
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 13 Henry Ossawa Tanner

Henry Ossawa Tanner.
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Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: May 25, 1937

 14 Henri Bergson

Henri Bergson.
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Famous As: Philosopher and Writer
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris
Died: January 4, 1941
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 15 Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome K. Jerome.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caldmore, United Kingdom
Died: June 14, 1927

 16 L. L. Zamenhof

L. L. Zamenhof
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Famous As: Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet, Translator, Esperantist, Physician, Writer, Bible translator
Birthdate: 15th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Białystok
Died: April 14, 1917
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 17 Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza.
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuatrociénegas Municipality, Mexico
Died: May 21, 1920

 18 Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lom
Died: February 19, 1952
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 19 Archibald Gracie IV

Archibald Gracie IV
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Listed In: Historians
Famous As: historian, writer
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mobile
Died: December 4, 1912

 20 Svante Arrhenius

Svante Arrhenius.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vik
Died: October 2, 1927
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 21 Fusajiro Yamauchi

Fusajiro Yamauchi
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kyoto
Died: January 1, 1940

 22 Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: July 6, 1932
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 23 George Lansbury

George Lansbury
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social Reformer
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halesworth, Suffolk, England
Died: May 7, 1940

 24 Havelock Ellis

Havelock Ellis.
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Croydon
Died: July 8, 1939
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 25 A. E. Housman

A. E. Housman.
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Died: April 30, 1936

 26 Sholem Aleichem

Sholem Aleichem.
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi
Died: May 13, 1916
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 27 Charles Comiskey

Charles Comiskey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 26, 1931

 28 John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe

John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Royal Navy officer
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Southampton, England
Died: November 20, 1935
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 29 Jean Jaurès

Jean Jaurès
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castres
Died: July 31, 1914

 30 Katharine Lee Bates

Katharine Lee Bates
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: poet, writer, university teacher, songwriter
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Falmouth
Died: September 28, 1929

 31 Thibaw Min

Thibaw Min
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mandalay, Myanmar
Died: December 19, 1916

 32 Samuel Insull

Samuel Insull.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business Magnate
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 16, 1938

 33 Hugo Junkers

Hugo Junkers
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rheydt, Rhine Province, Kingdom of Prussia
Died: February 3, 1935

 34 Childe Hassam

Childe Hassam
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dorchester
Died: August 27, 1935

 35 Walter Camp

Walter Camp
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Britain, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 14, 1925

 36 Supayalat

Supayalat
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mandalay, Myanmar
Died: November 24, 1925

 37 Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant

Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Royal Castle of Laeken, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
Died: January 22, 1869

 38 Alexandre Millerand

Alexandre Millerand
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: April 6, 1943

 39 Pavel Milyukov

Pavel Milyukov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 31, 1943

 40 Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt.
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Famous As: Women’s Rights Activists
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ripon
Died: March 9, 1947

 41 Cass Gilbert

Cass Gilbert
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Famous As: architect, painter
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zanesville
Died: May 17, 1934

 42 Alexander Stepanovich Popov

Alexander Stepanovich Popov
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Krasnoturinsk, Russia
Died: January 13, 1906

 43 Victor Herbert

Victor Herbert
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 26, 1924

 44 Francis Thompson

Francis Thompson
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Preston, England
Died: November 13, 1907

 45 Saad Zaghloul

Saad Zaghloul
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, Egypt
Died: August 23, 1927

 46 Cecil Sharp

Cecil Sharp
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 23, 1924

 47 Pierre Janet

Pierre Janet
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: 30th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 24, 1947

 48 Prince Oscar Bernadotte

Prince Oscar Bernadotte
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 4, 1953

 49 Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia

Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tsarskoye Selo, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: January 28, 1919

 50 Théophile Steinlen

Théophile Steinlen
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Famous As: Painter, Illustrator, Poster artist, Sculptor, Graphic artist
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lausanne
Died: December 14, 1923