Famous People Born in 1792

  • Jan 8 Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)
  • Jan 12 Robert Patterson, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1881)
  • Jan 12 Johan August Arfwedson, Swedish chemist (d. 1841)
  • Jan 14 Christian Julius De Meza, Danish general (d. 1865)
  • Jan 21 Tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales)
  • Feb 8 Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873)
  • Feb 12 Ferdinand de Braekeleer, Belgian painter
  • Feb 19 Roderick Murchison, Muir of Ord Ross-shire, Scottish Geologist (Silurian system)
  • Feb 23 Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor
  • Feb 27 Don Joaquin B F Espartero, Spanish adventurer/fieldmarshal
  • Feb 28 Karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist
  • Feb 29 Gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville)
  • Feb 29 Karl Ernst von Baler, Russia, naturalist (discovered human ovum)
  • Mar 7 John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer
  • Apr 4 Thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R)
  • Apr 12 John George Lambton, statesman (1st Earl of Durham), born in London, England
  • Apr 23 John Thomas Romney Robinson, Irish astronomer and physicist (d. 1882)
  • Apr 25 John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement)
  • Apr 30 Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer
  • May 13 Pius IX "Pio Nono", [Giovanni-Maria Mastai-Ferretti], Pope (1846-78)
  • May 21 Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis, French scientist (d. 1843)
  • Jun 9 Frederic L G, Earl of Merode, Belgian revolutionary
  • Jun 16 Sir Thomas Mitchell, Australian explorer (d. 1855)
  • Jun 16 John Linnell, English artist (d. 1882)
  • Jun 19 Gustav Schwab, German writer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1850)
  • Jul 8 Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, queen of Bavaria (d. 1854)
  • Jul 10 George Mifflin Dallas, (D) 11th VP (1845-49)
  • Aug 4 Percy Bysshe Shelley, England, romantic poet (Adonais)
  • Aug 13 Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Queen consort of William IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1849)

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Aug 18 John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, British Prime Minister (Whig: 1846-52 and 1865-66), born in Mayfair, Middlesex (d. 1878)

British Prime Minister John Russell
British Prime Minister
John Russell
  • Aug 26 Manuel Oribe, Uruguayan political figure (d. 1857)
  • Sep 5 Alexis-Charles-Maximilien Thibault, composer
  • Sep 5 Pierre-Armand Dufrénoy, French geologist and mineralogist (d. 1857).
  • Sep 8 Joseph Netherclift, composer
  • Sep 14 Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane
  • Sep 26 William Hobson, first Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi, born in Waterford, Ireland (d. 1842)
  • Sep 27 George Cruikshank, caricaturist (Oliver Twist), born in London, England
  • Oct 2 Philip Cipriani Hambley Potter, pianist/composer
  • Oct 3 Cipriani Potter, composer
  • Oct 3 Francisco Morazán, Central American statesman
  • Oct 5 Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1844)
  • Oct 12 Christian Gmelin, German chemist (d. 1860)
  • Oct 13 Moritz Hauptmann, composer
  • Oct 19 Dirk Donker Curtius, Dutch attorney/minister of Justice (liberal)
  • Oct 20 Anton Bernhard Furstenau, composer
  • Oct 20 Colin Campbell/Lord Clyde, British officer (Sepoy-uprising)
  • Nov 11 Mary Anne Evans, English wife of Benjamin Disraeli (d. 1872)
  • Nov 13 Edward John Trelawney, England, traveler/author (Adv of Younger Son)
  • Nov 28 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education
  • Dec 1 Lobachevsky, mathematician
  • Dec 6 Abraham J van de Aa, lexicographer (Biographic Dictionary)
  • Dec 6 King William II of the Netherlands (d. 1849)
  • Dec 12 Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter
  • Dec 19 [Andries] Hendrik Potgieter, Cape Colony, settled Transvaal
  • Dec 20 Nicolas Charlet, French painter (d. 1845)
  • Dec 29 Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)