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, 184299 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, 1842224 views

Mahadev Govind Ranade

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

IndianJanuary 18, 1842188 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, 1842111 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, 1842135 views

William James

William James was an American philosopher and psychologist

AmericanJanuary 11, 1842154 views