Famous people born in 1850

William Morris Davis

William Morris Davis

William Morris Davis was an American geographer, geologist, and meteorologist, who founded the science of geomorphology

AmericanFebruary 12, 1850149 views

Charles Richet

Charles Robert Richet was a French physiologist who was awarded the ‘Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine’ in 1913

FrenchAugust 25, 185099 views

Lawrence Hargrave

Lawrence Hargrave was an Australian engineer, aviation pioneer, inventor, explorer, and astronomer

AustralianJanuary 29, 1850120 views

Karl Ferdinand Braun

Karl Ferdinand Braun was a German physicist and inventor who received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1909

GermanJune 6, 1850189 views

Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant was an acclaimed French short story writer and novelist

FrenchAugust 5, 1850191 views

Almeida Junior

Almeida Junior was the first artist of his time to create Realistic portraits in Brazil

BrazilianMay 8, 1850126 views

Samuel Gompers

Samuel Gompers was an English-born American labor leader

BritishJanuary 27, 1850378 views

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson was a famous Scottish poet, novelist and travel writer

ScottishNovember 13, 1850199 views

Kate Chopin

Kate Chopin was an American writer

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ella Wheeler Wilcox was a prominent American author and poet, best known for her work ‘Poems of Passion’