Famous People Born in 1800

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

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

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

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

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

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May 9 John Brown, American abolitionist and revolutionary, born in Torrington, Connecticut (d. 1859)

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

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Oct 2 Nat Turner, American leader of a major slave rebellion in 1831, born in Southampton County, Virginia (d. 1831)

Rebel Slave Nat Turner
Rebel Slave
Nat Turner

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Oct 3 George Bancroft, American historian (History of the United States), born in Worcester Massachusetts (d. 1891)

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

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Dec 18 Charles Goodyear, American inventor (vulcanization process for rubber), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1860)

  • Dec 21 Barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), (d. 1876)
  • Dec 27 John Goss, English organist and composer (Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven), (d. 1880)