Famous people born in 1840

    Thomas Nast

    Thomas Nast

    Thomas Nast was a German-born American editorial cartoonist known as the "Father of the American Cartoon"

    AmericanSeptember 27, 1840115 views

    Auguste Rodin

    Auguste Rodin was a French sculptor who is known for his distinguished works of art and sculpture

    FrenchNovember 12, 1840169 views

    Victoria, Princess Royal

    Empress Frederick was the Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia by marriage to German Emperor Frederick III

    BritishNovember 21, 1840138 views

    Alphonse Daudet

    Alphonse Daudet is a renowned novelist from France with more than three dozen works of literature to his credit

    FrenchMay 13, 1840129 views

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer, who authored many symphonies, concertos, ballets, operas, chamber music

    RussianMay 7, 1840133 views

    Emile Zola

    Known for his theories of naturalism, Emile Zola was the most prominent novelist of the 19th century France

    FrenchApril 2, 1840108 views

    Thomas Hardy

    Thomas Hardy was an English poet and novelist, who is mainly known for his contribution in the naturalist movement

    BritishJune 2, 1840143 views

    Claude Monet

    Claude Monet was a renowned French painter

    FrenchNovember 14, 1840141 views

    Chief Joseph

    Chief Joseph was the leader of a Native American tribe who led his followers in one of the most dramatic retreats in the history of America

    AmericanMarch 3, 1840201 views