Famous People Born in 1827

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  • Jan 1st William Lewis "Old Tige" Cabell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jan 2nd Peter Semenov of Tian Shan, Russian explorer (d. 1914)
  • Jan 6th John Calvin Brown, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1889)
  • Jan 6th John Wesley Frazer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), die in 1906
  • Jan 7th Sir Sandford Fleming, Scottish-Canadian engineer; introduced Universal Standard Time (d. 1915)
  • Jan 19th Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentina, conductor (Rafagas,)
  • Jan 21st Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (d. 1900)
  • Jan 23rd Takamori Saigo, Samurai, leader of Satsuma rebellion (d. 1877)
  • Feb 1st Alphonse de Rothschild, French banker
  • Feb 2nd Abner Monroe Perrin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Feb 2nd Oswald Aschenbach, German painter
  • Feb 10th Peter J Savelberg, Dutch Limburgs monastery founder
  • Feb 19th Charles Robert Woods, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1855)
  • Feb 20th Edward Stuyvesant Bragg, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1912)
  • Feb 22nd James Barnet Fry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1894)
  • Feb 24th Charles Davis Jameson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
  • Feb 27th Richard W Johnson, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1897)
  • Mar 7th Henry DeLamar Clayton, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1889)
  • Mar 8th Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist (d. 1875)
  • Mar 11th Septimus Winner, composer
  • Mar 12th John Robert Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • Mar 12th William Richard Terry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1897)
  • Mar 19th Alexander Shaler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1911)
  • Mar 26th Emanuel Kania, composer
  • Apr 2nd William Holman Hunt, Cheapside London, English painter (Light of the World), (d. 1910)
  • Apr 5th Joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery)
  • Apr 8th Ramón Emeterio Betances, Puerto Rican politician, medical doctor and diplomat (d. 1898)
  • Apr 10th Lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur)
  • Apr 12th Edward Mollenhauer, composer
  • Apr 14th Augustus Pitt Rivers, English archaeologist (d. 1900)
  • Apr 15th Julius Tausch, composer
  • Apr 16th Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (d. 1879)
  • Apr 17th French C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (St Amanduskerk, Antwerp)
  • Apr 20th John Gibbon, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1896)
  • Apr 22nd William Hopkins Morris, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)
  • Apr 23rd Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German Catholic lawyer
  • Apr 26th Charles Edward Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • May 4th John Hanning Speke, British explorer (d. 1864)
  • May 7th Francis Engle Patterson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
  • May 11th Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, French sculptor and painter (d. 1875)
  • May 16th Petrus J H Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Museum, Central station)
  • May 19th Paul-Armand Challemel-Lacour, French statesman (d. 1896)
  • May 21st William P. Sprague, American politician from Ohio (d. 1899)
  • May 27th Samuel F. Miller, American politician (d. 1892)
  • May 29th Reuben Lindsay Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1890)
  • Jun 5th Beverly Holcombe Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jun 12th Johanna Spyri, Hirzel Switzerland, Swiss children's author (Heidi) (d. 1901)
  • Jun 13th Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman (d. 1882)
  • Jul 7th James Murrell Shackelford, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 7th William Montague Browne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jul 17th Frederick A Able, English chemist/inventor (cordiet)
  • Jul 18th Pierre L Goossens, archbishop of Mechelen/Cardinal
  • Jul 19th Mangal Pandey, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1857)
  • Jul 23rd Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway)
  • Jul 24th Julius Adolph de Lagnel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1912)
  • Aug 5th Deodoro da Fonseca, first President of Brazil (d. 1892)
  • Aug 20th Josef Strauss, Austria, composer (Dorfschwalben aus Austria)
  • Aug 22nd Edouard Silas, composer
  • Aug 22nd Joseph Anthony Mower, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1870)
  • Aug 22nd Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman, industrialist and politician (d. 1906)
  • Aug 24th Walter Husted Stevens, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1867)
  • Aug 28th Teresa Milanollo, composer
  • Aug 28th Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (d. 1894)
  • Sep 1st Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Overbetuwsche Novellen)
  • Sep 5th Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer (d. 1849)
  • Sep 6th John Morrison Oliver, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 8th Emil Naumann, composer
  • Sep 16th Jean Albert Gaudry, French geologist (d. 1908)
  • Sep 21st Michael Corcoran, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1863)
  • Sep 22nd John Grubb Parke, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)
  • Sep 24th Henry Warner Slocum, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1894)
  • Sep 30th Carlo A Alfieri, Italian MP (Liberal)
  • Sep 30th Kenner Garrard, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1879)
  • Sep 30th Ellis H. Roberts, American politician (d. 1918)
  • Oct 2nd Edmund Jackson Davis, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1883)
  • Oct 6th Cark Reidel, composer
  • Oct 14th James Sidney Robinson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
  • Oct 14th Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt, British Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Excheque
  • Oct 21st Petrus PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer
  • Oct 29th Marcellin Berthelot, French chemist (d. 1907)
  • Oct 31st Richard Morris Hunt, American educator (d. 1895)
  • Nov 10th Alfred Howe Terry, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1890)
  • Nov 12th Gustav Merkel, German organist and composer (d. 1885)
  • Nov 14th Isaac Wistar, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1905)
  • Nov 16th James Southerton, cricketer (Test debut in the 1st ever Test at 49)
  • Nov 17th Petko Slavejkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 1895)
  • Nov 19th Isaac Munroe St John, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1880)
  • Nov 26th Alfred Moore Scales, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)

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Nov 26th Ellen G. White, American religious leader (Seventh-day Adventist Church), born in Gorham, Maine

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  • Nov 30th Constantine P Pobedonostsev, Russian reactionary lawyer/senator
  • Nov 30th Ernest H Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants)
  • Dec 10th Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and brewer (d. 1913)
  • Dec 16th John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer
  • Dec 23rd Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff, Austrian admiral (Helgoland/Lissa)
  • Dec 28th Robert Latimer McCook, volunteers Brigadier General (Union), (d. 1862)