Famous People Born in 1810

  • Jan 3 Antoine T d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia) [or Jul 24]
  • Jan 3 Eliza Von Bretton di Zerega, Danish West Indies, baroness
  • Jan 5 Auguste Mermet, composer
  • Jan 10 Jeremiah S. Black, American statesman (d. 1883)
  • Jan 12 Ferdinand II, king of Sicily
  • Jan 29 Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician
  • Jan 31 Daniel Ruggles, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1897)
  • Feb 1 Charles Lenox Remond, Salem Mass, African American orator and abolitionist (d. 1873)
  • Feb 5 Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist (d. 1880)
  • Feb 8 Norbert Burgmuller, composer
  • Feb 11 Loisa Puget, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1889)
  • Feb 22 Holger Simon Paulli, composer
  • Feb 28 Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian

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Mar 1 Frederic Chopin, Polish/French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), born in ┼╗elazowa Wola, Duchy of Warsaw (d. 1849) (baptismal records 22nd Feb)

Composer Frederic Chopin
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Frederic Chopin
  • Mar 2 Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903)
  • Mar 9 Jean-Georges Kastner, composer
  • Mar 10 John McCloskey, 1st American cardinal and Archbishop of New York, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1885)
  • Mar 10 Samuel Ferguson, Irish poet (d. 1886)
  • Mar 15 Aernout Drost, Dutch literary (Hermingard van de Eikenterpen)
  • Mar 27 Adolf Glassbrenner, German satirical writer, born in Berlin (d. 1876)
  • Mar 27 William Hepworth Thompson, English classical scholar (d. 1886)
  • Apr 6 Philip Gosse, intentor of institutional aquarium, writer (Omphalos)
  • Apr 11 Henry Rawlinson, English scholar (d. 1895)
  • Apr 21 John Putnam Chapin, American politician (d. 1864)
  • Apr 23 Thomas Wright, historian
  • Apr 28 Daniel Ullmann, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
  • May 2 Hans Christian Lumbye, composer
  • May 2 Leo XIII, 257th Roman Catholic pope (1878-1903)
  • May 8 James Cooper, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1863)
  • May 9 Louis Gallait, historical painter
  • May 9 WFLC Marianne, princess of Orange-Nassau/daughter of king Willem I
  • May 10 James Shields, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1879)
  • May 15 Jacob Thompson, (Confederacy), (d. 1885)
  • May 23 [Sarah] Margaret Fuller Ossoli, US feminist/revolutionary (NY Tribune)
  • May 24 Abraham Geiger, theologian/author/leader of Reform Judaism
  • May 28 Alexandre Calamo, Switzerland, painter/etcher/lithographer
  • May 29 Erasmus Darwin Keyes, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • May 29 Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Argentina politician/writer
  • May 29 Solomon Meredith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1875)
  • May 31 Horatio Seymour, Gov (Union), (d. 1886)
  • Jun 9 Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer
  • Jun 17 Ferdinand Freiligrath, German poet and translator, born in Detmold, Principality of Lippe (d. 1876)
  • Jun 19 Ferdinand David, violist/compser (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels)
  • Jun 23 Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina
  • Jun 30 Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slovenian/Croatian poet (illyrism)
  • Jul 1 Walter White, secretary (NAACP)
  • Jul 2 Robert Augustus Toombs, Secy State (Confederacy), (d. 1885)
  • Jul 5 Phineas Taylor Barnum, Bethel Conn, circus promoter (Barnum & Bailey)
  • Jul 11 Eugene L Simonis, Belgian sculptor
  • Jul 18 Peter Singer, composer
  • Jul 21 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist
  • Aug 10 Camilio Benso di Cavour, Turin Italy, PM
  • Aug 10 Cornelis Outshoorn, Dutch architect
  • Aug 14 Samuel Sebastian Wesley, composer
  • Aug 21 Thomas Jefferson McKean, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 2 William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (d. 1897)
  • Sep 3 Paul Kane, Canadian painter (d. 1871)
  • Sep 4 Donald McKay, US naval architect, built fastest clipper ships
  • Sep 7 Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Prussian economist (d. 1858)
  • Sep 10 Albert Gallatin Blanchard, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Sep 20 Alpheus Starkey Williams, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 29 Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, novelist, born in London, England
  • Oct 4 Alexander Walewski, French earl/foreign minister/Napoleon I's son
  • Oct 13 James Shedden Palmer, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1867)
  • Oct 19 Cassius Marcellus Clay, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1903)
  • Oct 22 Henry Bohlen, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
  • Oct 28 Adley Hogan Gladden, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Nov 2 Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1883)
  • Nov 7 Fritz Reuter, German novelist
  • Nov 7 Ferenc Erkel, Hungarian composer (Himnusz), born in Gyula (d. 1893)
  • Nov 9 Thomas Bragg, Atty Gen (Confederacy), (d. 1872)
  • Nov 9 Bernhard von Langenbeck, German surgeon (d. 1887)
  • Nov 10 George Jennings English sanitary engineer (d. 1882)
  • Nov 16 Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer
  • Nov 18 Asa Gray, Sauquoit NY, botanist (Flora of North America)
  • Nov 18 Benjamin Stone Roberts, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1875)
  • Nov 19 August Willich, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1878)
  • Nov 26 William G Armstrong, of Cragside, Baron/British industralist (hydraulic crane)
  • Nov 28 William Froude, England, engineer/naval architect
  • Nov 30 Oliver Fisher Winchester, rifle maker (Winchester)
  • Dec 1 Joseph Gungl, composer
  • Dec 7 Theodor Schwann, German co-originator of cell theory
  • Dec 7 Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist (d. 1894)
  • Dec 11 Alfred de Musset, writer (Un Caprice, Bettine), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 13 Clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty)
  • Dec 21 Ludwig Schuncke, composer
  • Dec 24 Wilhelm Marstrand, Danish painter (d. 1873)
  • Dec 25 Alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves, Greek poet and statesman (d. 1892)