Famous people from the 1800s III

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Prime minister of the United Kingdom in 1841-46, and founder of the modern concept of the police force
Nurse who worked during the Civil War, founded the American Red Cross
German astronomer who in 1846 was the first person to view the planet Neptune and know what he was looking at, assisted by Urbain Le Verrier
Emperor of Austria-Hungary 1848-1916. Lost the German Confederation during his reign
Slave in the United States who in 1857 unsuccessfully sued for his freedom, because he was a slave in states where slavery was illegal
English countess chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early computer. Often described as the world's first computer programmer
British engineer who designed the first iron propeller-driven steamship in the 1840s
Polish physician who in 1887 published Esperanto, the world's most successful constructed language
German-born American businessman, and the first multi-millionaire in the US. He was a fur-salesman, real-estate-owner and a patron of arts
American amateur poet who wrote the lyrics to 'The Star-Spangled Banner' in 1814
This irishman led a working-class movement for political reform in Britain between 1838 and 1848 called Chartism
Co-founder of the Standard Oil in 1870 but focused on philanthropy for the remaining 40 years of his life
English romantic painter known principally for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, the area surrounding his home
Union Army general who was defeated in the disastrous Battle of Fredericksburg. The word 'sideburns', derives from his last name
Leader of the Shawnee indians and a large tribal confederacy bearing his name, which opposed the US during the War of 1812
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Swiss-German confectioner, founder of the world's largest food and beverage company
French political thinker best known for his 'Democracy in America', and an active politician during the changing regimes during the 1800s
American outlaw best known for killing his gang leader, Jesse James, in 1882
The last emperor of Brazil reigning 1831-89. Ended when he was overthrown by a coup
This man headed the parliamentary campaign against the British slave trade for twenty-six years until the passage of the Slave Trade Act of 1807
Prominent Apache leader who fought against Mexico and the US in the 1850s to the 1880s, when he surrendered
Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist. He built the steel company that bears his name in the 1870s
US Army general who captured Mexico City in the Mexican-American War in 1847
King of France 1830-48. Ruled between the 1830-revolution and the 1848-revolution. The last king to rule France
White abolitionist who led the revolt against slavery at Harpers Ferry in 1859
Italian physicist who described the first electrochemical battery in 1800
Prime Minister of the UK 1809-12, and the only one to have been assassinated. He was shot by John Bellingham in the lobby of the House of Commons
English civil engineer, nicknamed 'Father of Railways'. Built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives in 1830
British Prime Minister 1868 and 1874-80, the only jewish ever. Known for his dandy style, one-nation conservatism and political battles with William Gladstone
British social reformer and the founder of modern nursing, nicknamed 'The Lady with the Lamp'

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