Famous people born in 1820

Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind was a Swedish opera singer often called the "Swedish Nightingale"

SwedishOctober 6, 1820228 views

John Tyndall

John Tyndall was an Irish physicist

IrishAugust 2, 1820107 views

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was an Indian polymath and a social reformer

IndianSeptember 26, 1820178 views

William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier who rose to the rank of General during the American Civil war

Clement Vallandigham

Clement Vallandigham was a 19th century American politician and lawyer

AmericanJuly 29, 1820109 views

Friedrich Engels

Friedrich Engels was a German philosopher, journalist, businessman and close aid of Karl Marx

GermanNovember 28, 1820103 views

Anne Brontë

Anne Bronte was an English novelist and one of the members of the prominent Bronte literary family

BritishJanuary 17, 1820115 views

Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer was a noted English philosopher, sociologist, biologist, anthropologist and a political theorist

BritishApril 27, 1820103 views

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale is popularly known as the ‘Lady with the lamp’ and ‘Angel of Crimea’

BritishMay 12, 1820129 views