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, 1779208 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, 1779118 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, 1779152 views