Famous people born in 1803

Joseph Paxton

Joseph Paxton

Joseph Paxton was an English gardener and architect, who is chiefly remembered for designing ‘The Crystal Palace’

BritishAugust 3, 1803118 views

Alexander Turney Stewart

Alexander Turney Stewart was a multi-millionaire Irish businessman who opened the first department store

AmericanOctober 12, 1803123 views

Prudence Crandall

Prudence Crandall was an American teacher who established one of the first schools for African- American girls

Christian Doppler

Christian Doppler was an Austrian mathematician and physicist, who gave the principle of ‘Doppler Effect’

AustrianNovember 29, 1803147 views

Black Kettle

Black Kettle was a leader of the Southern Cheyenne tribe of Native Americans in the 19th century, who repeatedly strived for securing peace for his people

James Douglas

Sir James Douglas was a British Colonial Governor of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

BritishAugust 15, 1803110 views

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, philosopher and a successful poet

AmericanMay 25, 1803109 views

Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz was a well-known French composer, remembered for his contribution to the development of Romanticism

FrenchDecember 11, 1803129 views

Friedrich von Amerling

Friedrich von Amerling was one of the great and renowned Austro-Hungarian portrait painters of the 19th century

AustrianApril 14, 1803136 views