Famous People Born In 1862

Discover the most famous people born in 1862. The list includes people like Gustav Klimt, Claude Debussy, O. Henry, Ida B. Wells, David Hilbert and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, novelists and playwrights born in 1862. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & 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 
Joseph Merrick
(Elephant Man)

Joseph Merrick
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Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leicester
Died: April 11, 1890

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Claude Debussy
(Composer)

Claude Debussy
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: March 25, 1918

 3 
Ida B. Wells
(Women's Rights Activist and Civil Rights Leader)

Ida B. Wells
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 25, 1931
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 4 
O. Henry
(Short Story Writer)

O. Henry
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Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina
Died: June 5, 1910
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Gustav Klimt
(Austrian Symbolist Painter and One of the Most Prominent Members of the ‘Vienna Secession’ Movement)

Gustav Klimt
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baumgarten, Vienna, Austria
Died: February 6, 1918

 6 
David Hilbert
(Mathematician)

David Hilbert
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Königsberg or Wehlau, Province of Prussia (today Znamensk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)
Died: February 14, 1943
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George Washington Vanderbilt II
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Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Dorp
Died: March 6, 1914
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 8 
J. Bruce Ismay
(Businessman)

J. Bruce Ismay
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Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Crosby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 17, 1937
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Edith Wharton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 11, 1937

Billy Sunday
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Story County, Iowa, U.S
Died: November 6, 1935
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Charles M. Schwab
(American Steel Magnate & Businessman)

Charles M. Schwab
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Listed In: Steel
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 18, 1939

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Hilma af Klint
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Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden
Died: October 21, 1944
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Homer Plessy
(Activist)

Homer Plessy
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Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 1, 1925

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Charles Evans Hughes
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 11th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, U.S.
Died: August 27, 1948
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Connie Mack
(Baseball manager)

Connie Mack
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: East Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 8, 1956

 16 
Hawley Harvey Crippen
(Homeopath & Killer of His Wife)

Hawley Harvey Crippen
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Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coldwater, Michigan, United States
Died: November 23, 1910
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 17 
Ugyen Wangchuck
(The First Druk Gyalpo (King of Bhutan))

Ugyen Wangchuck
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bumthang District
Died: August 7, 1926

 18 
Loie Fuller
(Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist, Dancer, Stage actor, Model)

Loie Fuller
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Illinois
Died: January 1, 1928
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 19 
Louis Botha
(Politician)

Louis Botha
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greytown
Died: August 27, 1919

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Frederick Delius
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bradford, England
Died: June 10, 1934
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Arthur Schnitzler
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 21, 1931

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Victoria of Baden
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Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: April 4, 1930
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 23 
William Henry Bragg
(Physicist and Mathematician Who Invented the ‘X-Ray’ Spectrometer)

William Henry Bragg
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wigton, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 12, 1942

 24 
James Clark McReynolds
(Attorney General)

James Clark McReynolds
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elkton, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 24, 1946
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 25 
Allauddin Khan
(musician, composer, music educator)

Allauddin Khan
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Brahmanbaria District
Died: September 6, 1972

 26 
Aristide Briand
(Prime Minister)

Aristide Briand
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nantes
Died: April 7, 1932
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Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 7, 1933

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Gustav Ritter von Kahr
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weissenburg, Germany
Died: June 30, 1934
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Mary Kingsley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: June 3, 1900

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Niko Pirosmanashvili
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kakheti
Died: April 9, 1918

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Victor, Prince Napoléon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Domaine National du Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Died: May 3, 1926

 32 
Julius Rosenwald
(Businessman)

Julius Rosenwald
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: January 6, 1932

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Amos Alonzo Stagg
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Orange, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 17, 1965

 34 
Nikolai Yudenich
(Military commander)

Nikolai Yudenich
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 5, 1933

 35 
Nicholas Murray Butler
(Philosopher, Educator)

Nicholas Murray Butler
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Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elizabeth
Died: December 7, 1947

 36 
Robert Hotung
(The grand old man of Hong Kong)

Robert Hotung
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Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Died: April 26, 1956

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Edward Stratemeyer
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Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 13, 1905

 38 
Henri Pirenne
(medievalist, historian, university teacher)

Henri Pirenne
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Verviers
Died: October 25, 1935

 39 
Carolyn Wells
(Former Writer remembered largely for her popular mysteries, children’s books, and humorous verse.)

Carolyn Wells
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Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rahway, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 26, 1942

 40 
Walter Damrosch
(Conductor)

Walter Damrosch
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: December 22, 1950

 41 
Okakura Kakuzō
(Art critic)

Okakura Kakuzō
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Listed In: Art Critics
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yokohama, Japan
Died: September 2, 1913

 42 

Auguste Lumière
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: April 10, 1954

 43 
Maurice Barrès
(Novelist)

Maurice Barrès
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Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charmes, France
Died: December 4, 1923

 44 
Emil von Sauer
(German Composer and One of the Most Distinguished Pianists of His Generation)

Emil von Sauer
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: April 27, 1942

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Johanna van Gogh-Bonger
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Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Died: September 2, 1925

Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edgeworth, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 17, 1901

 47 
Frank Nelson Doubleday
(Business Person)

Frank Nelson Doubleday
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Listed In: Publishers
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 30, 1934

 48 
Allvar Gullstrand
(Ophthalmologist)

Allvar Gullstrand
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Listed In: Ophthalmologists
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Landskrona, Sweden
Died: July 28, 1930

Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal
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Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bronnbach, Germany
Died: May 14, 1959

 50 
Billy Hughes
(Prime Minister)

Billy Hughes
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 28, 1952