Famous people born in 1839

George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer was a ‘US Army’ officer who fought during the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars.

Nikolay Przhevalsky

Nikolay Przhevalsky was a Russian explorer who contributed significantly to European knowledge of Central Asia

RussianApril 12, 1839117 views

George Cadbury

George Cadbury was the son of John Cadbury, the founder of Cadbury's cocoa and chocolate company

BritishSeptember 19, 1839121 views

Jamsetji Tata

Jamsetji Tata was an Indian entrepreneur who founded the Tata Group

IndianMarch 3, 1839205 views

Modest Mussorgsky

Read on to know all about the childhood, life and timeline of the brilliant Russian composer, Modest Mussorgsky.

RussianMarch 21, 1839105 views

Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne was an influential post-impressionist painter known for his radically intense style, bold colours and brushstrokes

FrenchJanuary 19, 1839135 views

Alfred Sisley

An impressionist painter, Alfred Sisley was widely acclaimed for his landscape paintings depicting the rural French life

BritishOctober 30, 1839173 views

Devil Anse Hatfield

Devil Anse Hatfield was the Patriarch of the Hatfield Clan

Henry George

Henry George was a noted 19th century American political economist