Famous Birthdays for Year 1820

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Birthdays 1 - 110 of 110

Jan 9th - Pavel Krizkovsky, composer
Jan 17th - Anne Brontë, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall), born in Thornton, West Yorkshire (d. 1849)
Jan 18th - Abraham Buford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1884)
Jan 19th - John Haskell King, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1888)
Jan 20th - Anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women
Jan 22nd - Hermann von Lingg, German playwright/poet
Jan 22nd - Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter (Jahresringe)
Jan 22nd - Joseph Wolf, German artist (d. 1899)
Jan 23rd - Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer
Jan 24th - John Milton Thayer, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1906)
Jan 31st - William B. Washburn, 28th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1887)
Feb 1st - George Hendric Houghton, American Protestant Episcopal clergyman (d. 1897)
Feb 2nd - Hans E Schack, Danish politician/writer (Phantasterne)
Feb 3rd - Elisha Kent Kane, US Arctic explorer (Kane Basin off NW Greenland)
Union General William Tecumseh ShermanUnion General William Tecumseh Sherman (Feb 8th) Feb 8th - William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), (d. 1891)
Feb 13th - Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer
Feb 15th - Susan Brownell Anthony, Adams Mass, woman's suffragette
Feb 17th - Henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons)
Feb 17th - Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898)
Feb 20th - Mahlon Dickerson Manson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
Feb 28th - John Tenniel, England, cartoonist/illustrator (Alice in Wonderland)
Feb 29th - Adolf Schimon, composer
Mar 1st - George Davis, Atty Gen (Confederacy), (d. 1896)
Mar 1st - Richard Redhead, composer
Mar 2nd - Multatuli, writer
Mar 2nd - Eduard Douwes Dekker, [Multatuli], Dutch writer (Max Havelaar)
Mar 4th - Francesco Bentivegna, Italian revolutionary (d. 1856)
Suffragette Susan Brownell AnthonySuffragette Susan Brownell Anthony (Feb 15th) Mar 6th - Horatio Gouverneur Wright, Major General (Union volunteers)
Mar 7th - Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer
Mar 9th - Samuel Blatchford, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1893)
Mar 13th - Louis Herbert, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
Mar 14th - Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78)
Mar 17th - Patrick Edward Connor, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Mar 17th - Jean Ingelow, English poet (d. 1897)
Mar 20th - Alexander J Cuza, monarch of Moldavia/Wallachia/Romania
Mar 21st - Frank Mori, composer
Mar 24th - A. E. Becquerel, French physicist (d. 1891)
Mar 24th - Fanny Crosby, American hymnist (d. 1915)
Mar 25th - Xavier F M G, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister to Pope (in Rome)
Mar 30th - Anna Sewell, English author (Black Beauty), born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk (d. 1878)
King of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel IIKing of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel II (Mar 14th) Apr 4th - Charles Devens Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), (d. 1891)
Apr 5th - Nadar, [Félix Tournachon], French painter/cartoonist/author/ballonist
Apr 14th - Harry Thompson Hays, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1876)
Apr 15th - Evander McNair, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1902)
Apr 16th - Georg Curtius, German classical linguist
Apr 17th - Gottfried Conradi, composer
Apr 26th - Alice Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Cincinnati Sentinel)
Apr 27th - Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics)
May 4th - Joseph Whitaker, England, publisher, founded Whitaker's Almanack
May 4th - Julia Gardiner Tyler, 2nd wife of Pres John Tyler (1841-45)
May 12th - Florence Nightingale, Florence Italy, nurse (Crimean War)
May 22nd - Alexander Ernst Fesca, composer
May 23rd - James Buchanan Eads, US, engineer/inventor (Eads Bridge-St Louis)
Nurse Florence NightingaleNurse Florence Nightingale (May 12th) May 23rd - Lorenzo Sawyer, 9th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California (d. 1891)
May 27th - Mathilde Bonaparte, French princess and socialite (d. 1904)
May 28th - Willem Doorenbos, [Keerom], literary/critic
May 30th - Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, French Canadian politician (d. 1890)
Jun 13th - WF Hendrik, the Navigator, prince of the Netherlands/admiral
Jun 14th - John Bartlett, US, editor (compiled Familiar Quotations)
Jun 16th - Athanase Coquerel, French Protestant preacher (d. 1875)
Jun 18th - Martin Andreas Udbye, composer
Jun 24th - Henry Rootes Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1898)
Jul 2nd - George Law Curry, Newspaper publisher and Governor of Oregon (d. 1878)
Jul 5th - William John Macquorn Rankine, Scottish engineer and physicist (d. 1872)
Jul 10th - Andrew Porter, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1872)
Jul 22nd - Louis Powell Harvey, Governor (Union), (d. 1862)
Jul 26th - John Marshall Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
Jul 27th - John Franklin Farnsworth, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
Jul 29th - Clement Laird Vallandigham, MC (Union), (d. 1871)
Aug 2nd - John Tyndall, Leighlinbridge, County Carlow Ireland, Irish physicist who demonstrated why the sky is blue and proved that the Earth's atmosphere has a greenhouse effect
Aug 3rd - Luther Orlando Emerson, composer
Aug 3rd - William Miller, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1909)
Aug 8th - Winfield Scott "Old Swet" Featherston, Army Brigadier General (Confederate)
Aug 12th - Oliver Mowat, a founder of the Canadian Confederation
Aug 13th - George Grove, biblical scholar/misicographer, born in London, England
Aug 13th - Joseph Alberdingk Thijm, [Pauwels Foreestier], poet (Dietsche Warande)
Aug 16th - Andrew Rainsford Wetmore, Canadian politician (d. 1892)
Aug 20th - Adolfe Louis Eugene Fetis, composer
Aug 24th - Jacopo Tomadini, composer
Aug 26th - James Harlan, (Rep-Iowa)/US Secretary of Interior (1865-66)
Aug 30th - George Frederick Root, composer
Sep 3rd - George Hearst, American businessman and father of William Randolph Hearst (d. 1891)
Sep 17th - Earle Van Dorn, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
Sep 17th - Émile Augier, French dramatist (d. 1889)
Sep 20th - George Washington Morgan, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
Sep 20th - John Fulton Reynolds, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1863)
Sep 21st - Williams Carter Wickham, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
Sep 23rd - Thomas Kilby Smith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Sep 26th - Isvar Chandra Vidyasagar, father of Bengali prose (Exile of Sita)
Sep 28th - Freidrich Engels, German social philosopher
Oct 1st - Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer
Oct 5th - David Wilber, American politician (d. 1890)
Oct 6th - Jenny Lind, Swedish soprano (d. 1887)
Oct 8th - Stanislaw Katski, composer
Oct 11th - Alfred Washington Ellet, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
Oct 13th - John William Dawson, Canadian geologist (d. 1899)
Oct 20th - Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, Major General (Confederate Army)
Oct 20th - George Jerrison Stannard, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Oct 23rd - James Monroe Goggin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1889)
Nov 4th - Robert Vinkler Richardson, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1870)
Nov 9th - Matthias de Vries, Dutch linguist (spelling)
Nov 23rd - John Willis Ellis, Governor (Confederacy) (d. 1861)
Nov 23rd - Isaac Todhunter, British mathematician (d. 1884)
Nov 28th - Friedrich Engels, Germany, social philosopher; Marx's collaborator
Nov 28th - Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
Dec 5th - Afanasy Fet, Russian poet (d. 1892)
Dec 10th - David Allen Russell, Army Bvt Major General (Union), (d. 1864)
Dec 10th - Princess Elizabeth of Clarence (d. 1821)
Dec 17th - Frederick Tracy Dent, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
Dec 26th - Gustavus Adolphus Smith, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1885)

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