Famous People Born in July 1826

  • Jul 4 Green Clay Smith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)

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Jul 4 Stephen Foster, American composer (Oh! Susanna, Swanee River), born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)

Father of American Music Stephen Foster
Father of American Music
Stephen Foster
  • Jul 8 Benjamin Henry Grierson, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 8 Robert Kingston Scott, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 10 Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer
  • Jul 11 Alexander Afanasyev, Russian folklorist (d. 1871)
  • Jul 13 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist (Reaction of Cannizzaro)
  • Jul 21 James Gillpatrick Blunt, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 24 Francisco S Lopez, [Tiran], president of Paraguay (1862-70)
  • Jul 24 Ivan Bloch, Polish military theorist and peace activist (d. 1902)