Famous People Born in August 1816

  • Aug 3 John Eugene Smith, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1897)
  • Aug 4 Israel Vogdes, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1889)
  • Aug 16 Joseph Robinson, composer
  • Aug 19 Julius PJA van Zuylen van Nyevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs
  • Aug 21 Charles Frédéric Gerhardt, French chemist (d. 1856)
  • Aug 24 Daniel Gooch, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables