Famous People Born in 1800

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  • Jan 1st Sydney Nelson, composer
  • Jan 1st Vaclav Horak, composer
  • Jan 6th Willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician

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Jan 7th Millard Fillmore, Locke NY, (Whig) 13th president (1850-53)

13th US President Millard Fillmore
13th US President
Millard Fillmore
  • Jan 11th Ányos Jedlik, Hungarian physicist (d. 1895)
  • Jan 14th Ludwig Alois Ferdinand Köchel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1877)
  • Jan 24th Edwin Chadwick, British social reformer

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Feb 11th William Henry Fox Talbot, Wiltshire England, photographic pioneer

Photography Pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot
Photography Pioneer
William Henry Fox Talbot
  • Feb 14th Emory Washburn, 22nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1877)
  • Feb 15th Frederik W Conrad, Dutch hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer
  • Feb 21st John Henry Winder, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • Mar 2nd Evgeny Baratynsky, Russian poet (d. 1844)
  • Mar 3rd Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist (d. 1862)
  • Mar 12th Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian
  • Mar 14th James Bogardus, US inventor/builder (made cast-iron buildings)
  • Mar 16th Emperor Ninko of Japan (d. 1846)
  • Mar 25th Paulin Paris, French historian
  • Apr 15th James Clark Ross, explorer (British Antarctic)
  • Apr 16th Jozef Stefani, composer
  • Apr 16th William Chambers, author/publisher (Basis of Communication & Coding)
  • Apr 16th George Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan, British soldier (d. 1888)
  • May 1st Ret Thomas Aloysius Dornin, Comm (Union Navy), (d. 1874)
  • May 5th Louis Hachette, French publisher (Librairie Hachette)
  • May 6th Ferdinand Marcucci, composer
  • May 6th Roman Sanguszko, Polish aristocrat and general (d. 1881)

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May 9th John Brown, Torrington, Connecticut, American revolutionary abolitionist (d. 1859)

Abolitionist John Brown
Abolitionist
John Brown
  • May 10th Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer
  • May 17th Carl Friedrich Zollner, composer
  • May 30th Karl W Feuerbach, German mathematician (Position of Feuerbach)
  • Jun 1st Edward Deas Thomson, Australian politician (d. 1879)
  • Jun 23rd Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and social activist (d. 1846)
  • Jul 6th Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer
  • Jul 9th Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German physician (d. 1885)
  • Jul 19th Juan José Flores, General and first President of Ecuador (1839-1845), born in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela (d. 1864)
  • Aug 6th Catherine Beecher, educator (championed higher education for women)
  • Aug 21st Hiram Walden, American politician (d. 1880)
  • Aug 22nd William S. Harney, U.S. general (d. 1889)
  • Aug 22nd Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (d. 1865)
  • Sep 11th Daniel S. Dickinson, New York senator (d. 1866)
  • Sep 16th Jozef Nowakowski, composer
  • Sep 17th Franklin Buchanan, Admiral (Confederate Navy), (d. 1874)
  • Sep 19th William Wister McKean, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1865)
  • Sep 23rd William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)
  • Sep 30th Decimus Burton, British architect (d. 1881)
  • Oct 1st Lars Levi Laestadius, Swedish-born botanist and founder of Laestadianism (d. 1861)

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Oct 2nd Nat Turner, Southhampton County Virginia, leader of major slave rebellion (1831)

Rebel Slave Nat Turner
Rebel Slave
Nat Turner

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Oct 3rd George Bancroft, Worcester Massachusetts, American historian (History of the United States)

Father of U.S. History George Bancroft
Father of U.S. History
George Bancroft
  • Oct 25th Thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)
  • Oct 26th Helmuth K B von Moltke, Prussian general-fieldmarshal
  • Oct 27th Benjamin Franklin Wade, MC (Union), (d. 1878)
  • Nov 4th Eduard Brendler, composer
  • Nov 6th Eduard Grell, composer
  • Nov 14th Heinrich Ludwig Egmont Dorn, composer
  • Nov 15th George Rodwell, composer
  • Nov 23rd Michail P Pogodin, Russian historian/author (Povesti)
  • Dec 3rd France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Krst pri Savici)
  • Dec 4th Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen)
  • Dec 17th Gergely Czuczor, Hung/Czech poet/translator (Great Hung dictionary)
  • Dec 21st Barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), (d. 1876)
  • Dec 27th John Goss, composer

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Dec 29th Charles Goodyear, New Haven Connecticut, American inventor (vulcanization process for rubber)