Famous people born in 1788

Adoniram Judson

Adoniram Judson

Adoniram Judson was an American missionary who served in Burma for almost 40 years

AmericanAugust 9, 1788128 views

Robert Peel

Sir Robert Peel was an English politician who served twice as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and founded the ‘Conservative Party’.

BritishFebruary 5, 1788133 views

Augustin-Jean Fresnel

Augustine-Jean Fresnel was a French physicist and engineer who made valuable contribution in the field of wave optics

FrenchMay 10, 1788139 views

Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer was a great German philosopher of the late 19th century, famous for his pessimistic philosophies.

GermanFebruary 22, 1788171 views

Lord Byron

Lord Byron was a famous English poet, politician and a leading figure in the Romantic Movement

BritishJanuary 22, 1788136 views