Famous People Born in 1769

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  • Jan 5 Jean Baptiste Say, French economist (Political Economics)
  • Jan 10 Michel Ney, French marshal (Waterloo)
  • Jan 17 Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer
  • Feb 4 Samuel I Wiselius, Dutch lawyer/businessman/writer
  • Feb 9 Susette Gontard, the beloved of the poet Friedrich Hölderlin (d. 1802)
  • Feb 13 Ivan Krylov, Russian fabulist (d. 1844)
  • Mar 2 DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY)
  • Mar 7 Josef Alois Ladurner, composer
  • Mar 10 Joseph Williamson, English philanthropist and tunnel builder (d. 1840)
  • Mar 23 William Smith, geologist (Strata Identified by Organized Fossils)
  • Mar 23 Augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (d. 1832)
  • Mar 25 Salvatore Vigano, composer
  • Mar 29 Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, French marshal (d. 1851)
  • Apr 3 Christian Günther von Bernstorff, Danish and Prussian statesman and diplomat (d. 1835)
  • Apr 11 Johann Georg Lickl, composer
  • Apr 12 Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer
  • Apr 13 Thomas Lawrence, English painter (d. 1830)
  • Apr 25 Mark Isambard Brunel, engineer/inventor

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May 1 Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory: 1828-30), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1852)

1st Duke of Wellington & British Prime Minister Arthur Wellesley
1st Duke of Wellington & British Prime Minister
Arthur Wellesley
  • May 4 Charles Hague, composer
  • May 6 Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1824)
  • May 7 Giuseppe Farinelli, composer
  • May 10 Jean Lannes, duc de Montebello, Marshal of France
  • May 20 Andreas Vokos Miaoulis, Greek admiral and politician (d. 1835)
  • Jun 1 Joseph Antoni Frantiszek Elsner, composer
  • Jun 14 Dominique Della-Maria, composer
  • Jul 4 Louis-Luc Loiseau de Persuis, composer
  • Jul 23 Alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer
  • Aug 14 Friedrich Ludwig Dulon, flautist/composer

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Aug 15 Napoleon Bonaparte, French military leader and Emperor of the French (1804-14, 1815), born in Ajaccio, Corsica, France (d. 1821)

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Aug 16 Jean Aime Vernier, composer
  • Aug 18 Alexandre Stievenard, composer

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Aug 23 Georges Cuvier [Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric Cuvier], French naturalist and zoologist, born in Montbéliard, France (d. 1832)

Naturalist and Zoologist Georges Cuvier
Naturalist and Zoologist
Georges Cuvier
  • Aug 30 Bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer
  • Sep 9 Cornelis F van Maanen, Dutch minister of Justice (1807..42)

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Sep 14 Alexander von Humboldt, German naturalist and explorer (Kosmos), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1859)

Naturalist and Explorer Alexander von Humboldt
Naturalist and Explorer
Alexander von Humboldt
  • Sep 19 Joseph Comb, missionary to Molukkas

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Oct 6 Isaac Brock, British Army officer (successfully defended Upper Canada in War of 1812), born in St Peter Port, Guernsey (d. 1812)

British Army Officer and Administrator Isaac Brock
British Army Officer and Administrator
Isaac Brock
  • Oct 7 Solomon Sibley, American politician (d. 1846)
  • Oct 13 Horace H Hayden, cofounded 1st dental college