Famous People Born in 1828

  • Jan 3 Karl Collan, Finnish composer
  • Jan 5 August Valentine Kautz, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1895)
  • Jan 10 Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (d. 1892)
  • Jan 17 Lewis Addison Grant, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1918)
  • Jan 17 Eduard Remenyi, Hungarian violinist (d. 1898)
  • Jan 23 Calvin Edward Pratt, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1896)
  • Jan 24 Adam Jacoby Slemmer, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)
  • Jan 24 Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist
  • Jan 24 Karol Studzinski, composer
  • Jan 26 Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer
  • Jan 27 Louis Schubert, composer
  • Jan 27 Samuel Allen Rice, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • Jan 28 Michel Abeloos, Flemish sculptor
  • Jan 28 Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1868)
  • Feb 8 Antonio Cagnoni, composer

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Feb 8 Jules Verne, writer "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 days), born in Nantes, France

Novelist Jules Verne
Novelist
Jules Verne
  • Feb 12 George Meredith, England, poet/novelist (Shaving of Shagpat)
  • Feb 12 Robert Ransom Jr, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • Feb 14 Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (d. 1885)
  • Feb 15 Johan H van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Dictionary)
  • Feb 19 Johannes von Miquel, German politician
  • Feb 22 Robert Alexander Cameron, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1894)
  • Feb 29 Antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela
  • Mar 1 James Fleming Fagan, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • Mar 1 Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright
  • Mar 2 Jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), (d. 1879)
  • Mar 4 Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Mar 5 Johann Gungl, composer
  • Mar 17 Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • Mar 18 William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)
  • Mar 20 Henrik Ibsen, Norway, playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)
  • Apr 4 Margaret Oliphant, Scotland, novelist/biographer (Beleaguered City)
  • Apr 5 Pietro Plantania, composer
  • Apr 6 Charles William Field, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • Apr 8 George Baird Hodge, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Apr 13 Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham
  • Apr 21 Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)
  • Apr 22 Guilherme Antonio Cossoul, composer
  • Apr 23 Albert FA, king of Saxon (1873-1902)
  • Apr 24 Robert Brank Vance, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)
  • Apr 27 Gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher
  • May 2 Désiré Charnay, French archaeologist (d. 1915)
  • May 8 Jean Henri Dunant, Switz, writer/founder (Red Cross, YMCA, Nobel 1901)
  • May 8 Sharbel Makhluf, Lebanese monk (d. 1898)
  • May 12 Gabriel Dante Rossetti, England, poet/painter, Pre-Raphaelite figure
  • May 13 Josephine Elizabeth Butler, social reformer
  • May 19 Adin Ballou Underwood, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • May 20 James William Reilly, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1905)
  • May 23 Edward Hitchcock, America's 1st prof of physical ed (Amherst College)
  • May 28 Alpheus Baker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1891)
  • May 28 Bartel Wilton, machinefabrikant/ship builder
  • Jun 2 James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer
  • Jun 3 Jean Alexander Ferdinand Poise, composer
  • Jun 3 Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, composer
  • Jun 4 Alexander William Campbell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jun 9 Carlo Marsili, composer
  • Jun 17 Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • Jun 27 Junius Daniel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Jul 3 John Austin Wharton, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • Jul 4 James Johnston Pettigrew, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jul 4 Theodor W Ahlwardt, German orientalist
  • Jul 5 Paul J C Gabriel, painter/water colors painter/etcher
  • Jul 9 Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)
  • Jul 12 Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (d. 1889)
  • Jul 19 Roger Atkinson Pryor, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1919)
  • Jul 21 John Rutter Brooke, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 23 Jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist
  • Jul 29 Cuvier Grover, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1885)
  • Jul 31 Francois Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin)
  • Aug 2 Manuel Pavía y Rodríguez de Alburquerque, Spanish general (d. 1895)
  • Aug 5 Giovanni Rossi, composer
  • Aug 5 WFAA Louisa/Lovisa, queen of Sweden/Norway/princess of Netherlands
  • Aug 11 Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), (d. 1909)
  • Aug 16 Joseph Bradford Carr, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Aug 17 George William Warren, composer
  • Aug 17 Jules Bernard Luys, French neurologist (d. 1897)
  • Aug 24 George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Aug 26 Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, composer
  • Aug 28 William Alexander Hammond, Brigadier General (Union Army), (d. 1900)
  • Aug 31 George Leonard Andrews, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 8 Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

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Sep 9 Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (War and Peace), born in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia

Novelist Leo Tolstoy
Novelist
Leo Tolstoy
  • Sep 15 Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov, Russian chemist (d. 1886)
  • Sep 19 Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1880)
  • Sep 28 Friedrich A Lange, Prussia, philosopher/socialist (Neo-Kantianism)
  • Oct 2 Charles Floquet, French statesman (d. 1896)
  • Oct 3 Woldemar Bargiel, composer
  • Oct 8 Francisque Sarcey, French writer/critic
  • Oct 10 Samuel J. Randall, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1890)
  • Oct 19 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer
  • Oct 23 Turner Ashby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Oct 27 Jacob Dolson Cox, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)
  • Nov 2 Byron Grimes, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1880)
  • Nov 7 Ludwig Deppe, composer
  • Nov 14 James Birdseye MacPherson, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • Nov 21 William McComb, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1918)
  • Nov 25 Franjo Racki, Croatian historian/politician
  • Nov 26 René Goblet, French politician (d. 1905)
  • Nov 30 Jedediah Hotchkiss, Engineer (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)
  • Dec 8 Clinton Bowen Fisk, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1890)
  • Dec 8 Robert Bullock, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1905)
  • Dec 16 John Beatty, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1914)
  • Dec 23 Mathilde Wesendonk, German writer/poet (Tagebuchblatter)
  • Dec 28 Karl L Kahlbaum, German psychiatrist (katatonie)
  • Dec 30 Mark Perrin Lowrey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1885)