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, British author (d. 1878)
Apr 4th - Charles Devens Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), (d. 1891)
King of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel IIKing of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel II (Mar 14th) 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)
May 23rd - Lorenzo Sawyer, 9th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California (d. 1891)
Nurse Florence NightingaleNurse Florence Nightingale (May 12th) 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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