Famous people born in 1809

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States

AmericanFebruary 12, 1809124 views

Louis Braille

Louis Braille was a French educationist and inventor who devised a system of reading and writing for use by the blind

FrenchJanuary 4, 1809164 views

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

AmericanAugust 29, 180992 views

Cyrus McCormick

Cyrus McCormick was an American industrialist who invented the mechanical reaper and founded the McCormick Harvesting Company

AmericanFebruary 15, 1809100 views

Hannibal Hamlin

Hannibal Hamlin served as the 15th Vice President of the United States, from 1861 to 1865.This biography of Hannibal Hamlin provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline

AmericanAugust 27, 180975 views

Kit Carson

Kit Carson was an American frontiersman and soldier who played an important role in the westward expansion of the United States

AmericanDecember 24, 1809190 views

William Ewart Gladstone

William Ewart Gladstone was a famous British politician who served as the Prime Minister of United Kingdom four times

BritishDecember 29, 180971 views

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor and literary critic, who was also associated with the American Romantic Movement

AmericanJanuary 19, 1809122 views

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Lord Tennyson was a poet laureate of the United Kingdom during the reign of Queen Victoria

BritishAugust 5, 1809134 views

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin was one of the most influential figures in human history

BritishFebruary 12, 1809447 views