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, 1803113 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, 1803115 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, 1803107 views

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    AmericanMay 25, 1803102 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, 1803131 views