Famous people born in 1849

Edmund Barton

Edmund Barton

Sir Edmund Barton was the first Prime Minister of Australia and the founding member of the High Court of the nation

AustralianJanuary 18, 1849136 views

William Thomas Stead

William Thomas Stead was a renowned British news paper editor

BritishJuly 5, 1849132 views

Felix Christian Klein

Felix Christian Klein was a German Mathematician known for his important works in non-Euclidean geometry

GermanApril 25, 1849136 views

Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Pavlov was a Russian physiologist who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

RussianSeptember 26, 1849152 views

Jacob Riis

Jacob Riis was a significant Danish American social reformer who helped the downtrodden of New York City

AmericanMay 3, 1849153 views

Michael Ancher

Danish impressionist artist, Michael Ancher was a member of Skagen Painters group and is, by general consent, considered one of the most popular artists of Denmark.

DanishJune 9, 1849140 views

August Strindberg

Johan August Strindberg was a Swedish playwright and often referred to as the ‘Father of modern Swedish literature’

SwedishJanuary 22, 1849161 views

William Osler

William Osler was a Canadian Physicist and founding father of Medicine and Medical Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital in USA

CanadianJuly 12, 1849147 views