Famous people born in 1805

    Hugo von Mohl

    Hugo von Mohl

    Hugo von Mohl was a German botanist who was a major figure in the field of plant anatomy in the mid-19th century

    GermanApril 8, 1805142 views

    Alexis de Tocqueville

    Alexis de Tocqueville was a French political thinker famous for his works on sociology and political science

    FrenchJuly 29, 1805108 views

    Mary Seacole

    Mary Seacole was a Jamaican-born nurse who became a heroine of the Crimean War

    BritishNovember 23, 1805181 views

    Ferdinand de Lesseps

    Ferdinand de Lesseps was a French diplomat famous for building the Suez Canal

    FrenchNovember 19, 1805195 views

    Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet

    Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet was a German mathematician known for his invaluable contributions to number theory.

    GermanFebruary 13, 180566 views

    Hans Christian Andersen

    The famous Danish author, Hans Christian Andersen was best known for his fairy tales, ‘The Snow Queen and ‘The Little Mermaid’ etc

    DanishApril 2, 1805108 views

    Sir William Rowan Hamilton

    Sir William Rowan Hamilton was one of the greatest scientists to be born in Ireland

    IrishAugust 4, 1805115 views

    Thomas Brassey

    Thomas Brassey was a civil engineer credited to have built most of the railways in the world in 19th century

    BritishNovember 7, 1805131 views

    Angelina Grimke

    Angelina Grimke was an American political activist, women’s rights activist and supporter of the women’s suffrage movement

    AmericanFebruary 20, 1805180 views

    Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel

    Explore this biography to know about the profile, childhood, life and contribution of the famous German Pianist, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel.

    GermanNovember 14, 180595 views