Famous people born in 1842

    Peter Kropotkin

    Peter Kropotkin

    Prince Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin, aka Peter Kropotkin, was a Russian philosopher and activist

    Stéphane Mallarmé

    Stéphane Mallarmé, was an eminent French poet and critic

    FrenchMarch 18, 184297 views

    Ambrose Bierce

    Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American journalist, satirist and writer of sardonic short stories

    AmericanJune 24, 1842120 views

    Mary MacKillop

    Mary MacKillop was an Australian nun who went on to become the first saint from the country

    AustralianJanuary 15, 1842207 views

    Mahadev Govind Ranade

    Mahadev Govind Ranade was an Indian social reformer, a distinguished scholar and founding member of Indian National Congress

    IndianJanuary 18, 1842179 views

    Allen Allensworth

    Allen Allensworth was a Baptist minister who became the first black man to reach the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S

    AmericanApril 7, 1842126 views

    Lord Rayleigh

    Lord Rayleigh was an English physicist who discovered the Argon gas and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1904

    BritishNovember 12, 1842105 views

    Arthur Sullivan

    Arthur Sullivan was a great English composer who was regarded as the greatest young talent in England

    BritishMay 13, 184297 views

    Alfred Marshall

    Alfred Marshall was a great economist who authored ‘Principles of Economics’

    BritishJuly 26, 1842132 views

    William James

    William James was an American philosopher and psychologist

    AmericanJanuary 11, 1842153 views