Famous people born in 1847

    Bram Stoker

    Bram Stoker

    Bram Stoker was a master diction writer who created the popular character Dracula, with his masterpiece of the same name

    IrishNovember 8, 1847141 views

    Otto Wallach

    Otto Wallach was a German chemist who won the 1910 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work on alicyclic compounds

    GermanMarch 27, 1847114 views

    Millicent Fawcett

    Millicent Fawcett was a British reformer, feminist and intellectual

    BritishJune 11, 184791 views

    Kate Sheppard

    Kate Sheppard was a social activist and an important leader of the women’s suffrage movement in New Zealand

    Joseph Pulitzer

    Joseph Pulitzer was one of the most prominent US journalists and publisher of his times

    HungarianApril 10, 1847123 views

    Alexander Graham Bell

    Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-American scientist and inventor, referred to as ‘Father of the Telephone’

    CanadianMarch 3, 1847120 views

    Anna Howard Shaw

    Anna Howard Shaw was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States

    AmericanFebruary 14, 1847125 views

    Thomas Edison

    One of the leading inventors of the USA, Thomas Edison was a multitalented personality

    AmericanFebruary 11, 1847166 views

    Jesse James

    Jesse James was a legendary American outlaw, gang leader, murderer and bank robber

    Annie Besant

    Annie Besant was a women’s rights activist, theosophist and Indian nationalist

    BritishOctober 1, 1847164 views