Famous people born in 1828

Ferdinand Cohn

Ferdinand Cohn

Ferdinand Cohn was a German biologist who is considered as the father of bacteriology and microbiology

PolishJanuary 24, 1828148 views

Randal Cremer

Sir William Randal Cremer was an English pacifist who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1903

BritishMarch 18, 1828156 views

Henry Dunant

Henry Dunant or Jean Henri Dunant was a Swiss social and peace activist who founded the Red Cross and was the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize

SwissMay 8, 1828333 views

Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was one of the most acclaimed Russian writers, who wrote the famous ‘War and Peace’ and ‘Anna Karenina’

Josephine Butler

Josephine Butler was a British social reformer and feminist who campaigned for the betterment of socially deprived and outcast women

BritishApril 13, 1828126 views

Franjo Rački

Franjo Rački was a Croatian historian, politician and writer

CroatianNovember 25, 1828217 views

Rani Lakshmibai

Rani Lakshmibai, famously known as ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’, was one of the leading warriors of India’s First War of Independence

IndianNovember 19, 1828109 views

Andrew Taylor Still

A physician, author and inventor, Andrew Taylor Still is credited for founding the ‘American School of Osteopathy’ in Missouri

AmericanAugust 6, 1828138 views

Joshua Chamberlain

Joshua Chamberlain was an American college professor, war hero and Governor of Maine

Jules Verne

Jules Verne was an acclaimed French novelist, best known for adventure novels

FrenchFebruary 8, 1828137 views