Famous people born in 1818

    Mary Todd Lincoln

    Mary Todd Lincoln

    Mary Todd Lincoln was the wife of America’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln

    John Henninger Reagan

    John Henninger Reagan was a Senator from Texas and a prominent nineteenth century American politician

    AmericanOctober 8, 1818109 views

    James Prescott Joule

    James Prescott Joule was an English physicist, who studied the nature of heat, and discovered its relationship to mechanical work

    BritishDecember 24, 1818101 views

    Lucy Stone

    Lucy Stone was an American women’s rights activist

    AmericanAugust 13, 1818135 views

    Charles Gounod

    Charles Gounod was one of the most brilliant French composers of the 19th century

    FrenchJune 17, 181894 views

    Alexander II of Russia

    Alexander II of Russia was the Emperor of Russia, as well as the King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Finland, who reigned from March 1855 to March 1881

    RussianApril 29, 1818116 views

    Alexander Bain - Philosopher

    Alexander Bain was a well known educationalist and philosopher of Scotland

    ScottishJune 11, 1818133 views

    Maria Mitchell

    Maria Mitchell was the first professional female astronomer in the United States

    AmericanAugust 1, 1818229 views

    Karl Marx

    Karl Marx was a Prussian-German philosopher, revolutionary, historian and socialist whose communist ideologies and works laid the foundation for ‘Marxism’

    FrenchMay 5, 1818436 views

    Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass was a slave turned social reformer