Famous people born in 1779

    Carl Ritter

    Carl Ritter

    Carl Ritter was a famous German geographer, who, along with Alexander von Humboldt, founded the modern geographical science

    GermanAugust 7, 1779207 views

    Peter Mark Roget

    Peter Mark Roget was an English physician and philologist who is most celebrated for 'Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases'.

    BritishJanuary 18, 1779115 views

    Joseph Story

    Joseph Story was an American lawyer, writer and jurist who served in the early 19th century on the Supreme Court of the United States

    AmericanSeptember 18, 1779118 views

    Thomas Moore

    Thomas Moore was a famous Irish poet and songwriter known for his Irish melodies

    IrishMay 28, 1779151 views