Famous people born in 1844

Belle Boyd

Belle Boyd

Isabella Maria Boyd renowned as Belle Boyd was one of the most notorious Confederate spies during the ‘American Civil War’

AmericanMay 9, 1844144 views

Anatole France

Anatole France was a Nobel Prize winning writer and critic of French origin

FrenchApril 16, 1844138 views

Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins was an American realist painter, counted amongst the most important artists in American art history

AmericanJuly 25, 1844105 views

Garret Hobart

Garret Hobart served as the 24th Vice President of the United States, under President William McKinley

AmericanJune 3, 1844122 views

Ludwig Boltzmann

Ludwig Boltzmann was a famous Austrian physicist who is the eponym for the Boltzmann Constant in physics

AustrianFebruary 20, 1844109 views

Menelik II

Menelik II was the Emperor of Ethiopia from 1889 to 1913

EthiopianAugust 17, 1844320 views

Bernadette Soubirous

Saint Bernadette was a Christian Saint who had Marian apparitions of a small young lady who identified herself as the Immaculate Conception

FrenchJanuary 7, 1844525 views

Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt was an American artist famous for her paintings depicting the intimate bond between mothers and children

AmericanMay 22, 184498 views

Muhammad Ahmad

Muhammad Ahmad was a Sudanese religious leader, who claimed to be deliverer of evil, the ‘Mahdi’, and led a successful ‘jihad’ movement

SudaneseAugust 12, 1844102 views

Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang was a Scottish literary critic best known for collecting fairy tales

ScottishMarch 31, 1844132 views