Famous people from the 1800s

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King of the United Kingdom 1830-37. Nicknamed the 'Sailor King', due to his serving in the Royal Navy
Scottish physicist who developed a set of four equations that best express the basic laws of electricity and magnetism. Discovered that light travels as waves
This US President was nicknamed 'Old Hickory' because of his toughness, and often regarded as the founder of the Democratic Party
American dentist who introduced the use of anesthesia in surgery
German philosopher who questioned any doctrine that drains one's expansive energies, however socially prevalent those ideas might be
This american pharmacist is best known for being the inventor of Coca-Cola in 1886
English philosopher whos conception of liberty justified the freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state control. He was also a proponent of utilitarianism
French inventor of a system of reading and writing for blind people. His system was largely completed by 1824, when he was just 15 years of age
This Native American chief defeated the US Army at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
German philosopher who developed a 'system' of Absolute idealism and was an important precursor to Continental philosophy and Marxism
American teacher, best known for being the instructor and companion of Helen Keller
Widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher. Meaning each individual is responsible for giving meaning to life and living it passionately
Queen of United Kingdom 1837-1901. She earned the nickname 'the grandmother of Europe', and was the last monarch of the House of Hanover
English scientist discovered electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism, electrolysis and benzene, and formed the foundation of electric motor technology
French painter and one of the founders of Impressionism. Many of his paintings depicts dancers, but is perhaps best know for 'The Bellelli Family' from 1867
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Czar of Russia 1881-94, being a conservative he reversed the reforms of his father. During his reign there were no major wars, for which he was styled 'The Peacemaker'
Thomas Jeffersons VP, who in 1804 killed his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a famous duel
French inventor of the first practicable photographic process, and one of the fathers of photography
American social activist who is often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movements in the US
American civil rights leader, born in 1820, who played a pivotal role in the introduction of women's suffrage into the United States
English chemist who introduced the atomic hypothesis into the mainstream of science
French diplomat and developer of the Suez Canal in 1869. Made an unsuccessful effort to build a Panama Canal at sea-level during the 1880s
African-American abolitionist who during the American Civil War rescued more than 300 slaves
American female sharpshooter who held a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar
French Marshal during the Napoleonic Wars. Nicknamed 'Prince de la Moskowa' and the 'Bravest of the Brave', executed for treason 1815
Held the 'Cross of Gold speech' in 1896. He lost three times the bid for the presidency, and invented the national stumping tours during elections
King of France 1824-30. His rule ended in the July Revolution of 1830, which resulted in his abdication
This American General led The US Army to a defeat against Native Americans at Little Bighorn in 1876
Polymath best remembered for originating the concept of a programmable computer in the 1800s
French impressionist painter famous for 'Impression, Sunrise' from 1864 and 'Water-lillies'

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