Famous People Born in 1784

  • Jan 1 William Beale, composer
  • Jan 27 Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer

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Jan 28 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Peelite: 1852-55) and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1861)

British Prime Minister George Hamilton-Gordon
British Prime Minister
George Hamilton-Gordon
  • Jan 29 Ferdinand Ries, composer
  • Jan 31 Carl Wilhelm Henning, composer
  • Feb 3 John Fane graaf van Westmorland, English (opera)composer/diplomat
  • Feb 5 Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1818)
  • Feb 20 Adam Black, politician/publisher, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Feb 27 Elias Annes Borger, Dutch theologist/poet (To the Rhine)
  • Feb 27 Job Plimpton, composer
  • Feb 29 Franz KL von Klenze, German architect (Hermitage, St-Petersburg)
  • Apr 5 Louis [Ludwig] Spohr, Germany, violin virtuoso/composer (Faust)
  • Apr 13 Cornelis Smit, Dutch ship builder
  • Apr 13 Friedrich Graf von Wrangel, Prussian field marshal (d. 1877)
  • Apr 24 Peter Vivian Daniel, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1860)
  • Apr 29 Samuel Turell Armstrong, American politician and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1850)
  • Jul 22 Friedrich W Bessel, German astronomer (star parallax, Bessel Function)
  • Jul 27 Andre-Georges-Louis Onslow, English/French composer (chamber music)
  • Jul 27 Denis Davydov, Russian general and poet (d. 1839)
  • Aug 14 Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal/diplomat
  • Sep 7 Frantisek Max Knize, composer
  • Oct 14 Ferdinand VII MF, king of Spain
  • Oct 15 Thomas Hastings, composer
  • Oct 15 Thomas Robert Bugeaud, Marshal of France and duke of Isly (d. 1849)
  • Oct 19 John McLoughlin, Hudson's Bay Co pioneer in Oregon Country
  • Oct 19 Leigh Hunt, British writer

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Oct 20 Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, British Prime Minister (1855-58 and 1859-65), born in Westminster, Middlesex (d. 1865)

British Prime Minister Henry John Temple
British Prime Minister
Henry John Temple
  • Nov 15 Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia (d. 1860)

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Nov 24 Zachary Taylor, 12th US President (Mar 5, 1849 - July 9, 1850), born in Barboursville, Virginia (d. 1850)

12th US President Zachary Taylor
12th US President
Zachary Taylor
  • Nov 28 Ferdinand Reis, composer
  • Dec 1 Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer
  • Dec 7 Allan Cunningham, British poet (d. 1842)
  • Dec 13 Archduke Louis of Austria (d. 1864)
  • Dec 14 Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily, Princess of Asturias (d. 1806)
  • Dec 19 Marcus Morton, 16th and 18th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1864)
  • Dec 24 Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1803)
  • Dec 30 Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven