Famous People Born in 1833

  • Jan 1 Robert Lawson, New Zealand architect (d. 1902)
  • Jan 2 Frederick A. Johnson, American politician (d. 1893)
  • Jan 7 Henry Enfield Roscoe, English Chemist (vanadium and photochemistry), born in London, England
  • Jan 21 Norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress)
  • Jan 23 John Randolph Chambliss Jr, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Jan 28 Charles George Gordon, general (China, Khartoum), born in London, England
  • Feb 1 Henry McNeal Turner, Newberry South Carolina, Minister and politician, 1st African American Methodist Bishop (d. 1915)
  • Feb 3 Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian
  • Feb 5 John Watkinson, founder of British Chess Magazine (oldest chess mag)

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Feb 6 J.E.B. Stuart [James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart], Patrick County, Virginia, Confederate General

Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart
Confederate General
J.E.B. Stuart
  • Feb 6 José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (d. 1906)
  • Feb 7 Ricardo Palma, Peru, writer/poet (Tradiciones Peruanas)
  • Feb 11 Melville Weston Fuller, 8th chief justice
  • Feb 13 William Whedbee Kirkland, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1915)
  • Feb 18 James Deshler, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • Feb 22 Josef Foerster, composer
  • Feb 24 Eduard earl von Taaffe, Austrian premier (1868..93)
  • Feb 25 Clement Anselm Evans, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1911)
  • Feb 25 Julie Verstraete-Lacquet, Flemish actress
  • Feb 28 Alfred von Schlieffen, Count/Prussian general-fieldmarshal
  • Mar 9 Frederick A. Schroeder, tobacco industrialist and mayor of Brooklyn (d. 1899)
  • Mar 14 John Sappington Marmaduke, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • Mar 14 Lucy Hobbs Taylor, 1st US woman dentist (1866)
  • Mar 20 Henry Southwick Perkins, composer
  • Mar 26 Betsy Perk, [Christina E], Dutch journalist/writer/feminist
  • Apr 2 Thomas Howard Ruger, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Apr 6 Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskrit, Old Javan)
  • Apr 10 David McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Apr 10 James Edward Rains, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Apr 17 Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian composer (d. 1900)
  • May 5 Ferdinand von Richthofen, German geographer/explorer
  • May 7 Johannes Brahms, Hamburg Germany, composer
  • May 8 Frank Wheaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1903)
  • May 9 Boleslaw Dembinski, composer
  • Jun 1 John Marshall Harlan, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1911)
  • Jun 4 Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, British army general, born in Dublin (d. 1913)
  • Jun 7 Alexander Ritter, composer
  • Jun 9 John Rogers Cooke, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1891)
  • Jun 15 Edward Moody McCook, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1909)
  • Jun 20 Leon-J-F Bonnat, painter
  • Jun 27 Vladislav Ivanovich Zaremba, composer
  • Jul 1 Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army)
  • Jul 10 Lucius Eugene Polk, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • Jul 19 John Wesley Turner, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1899)
  • Jul 22 Benjamin Hanby, composer
  • Jul 27 Thomas George Bonney, English geologist (d. 1923)
  • Jul 28 James Henry Lane, Brigadier General during Civil War (Confederate), born in Mathews Court House, Virginia (d. 1907)
  • Aug 3 Auguste Schmidt, German teacher/feminist
  • Aug 5 Carola of Vasa, Queen consort of Saxony (d. 1907)
  • Aug 7 Powell Clayton, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark)
  • Aug 11 Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)
  • Aug 11 Kido Takayoshi, Japanese politician (d. 1877)
  • Aug 12 William Price Sanders, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1863)

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Aug 20 Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States (Republican: 1889-93), born in North Bend, Ohio (d. 1901)

23rd US President Benjamin Harrison
23rd US President
Benjamin Harrison
  • Aug 26 Charles Jackson Paine, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Aug 28 Edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer

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Sep 20 Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian journalist, soldier and pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1907), born in Milan, Lombardy (d. 1918)

Italian Pacifist Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Italian Pacifist
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
  • Sep 21 Josef Richard Rozkosny, composer
  • Sep 22 Stephen Dill Lee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1908)
  • Sep 24 Henry Alanson Barnum, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 28 James Deering Fessenden, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 30 Ferdinand von Saar, writer
  • Oct 2 Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (d. 1897)
  • Oct 5 Cyrus Bussey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1915)
  • Oct 15 Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader
  • Oct 17 Paul Bert, Auxerre, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body, such as altitude sickness and 'the bends', made possible space and ocean exploration
  • Oct 18 Johannes Habert, composer

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Oct 21 Alfred Nobel, Swedish chemist, invented dynamite and foundered Nobel Prizes, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1896)

Chemist, Engineer & Innovator Alfred Nobel
Chemist, Engineer & Innovator
Alfred Nobel
  • Nov 2 Mahendralal Sarkar, Indian doctor (d. 1904)
  • Nov 3 Edward Dorr Tracy, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • Nov 6 Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (d. 1908)
  • Nov 9 Sally Louisa Tompkins, nurse and philanthropist, only woman commissioned in Confederate army during US Civil War, born in Mathews City, Virginia (D. 1916)
  • Nov 10 Dobri Voynikov, composer
  • Nov 12 Aleksandr Porfirievich Borodin, Russia, composer (Robert LeDiable)
  • Nov 13 Edwin Thomas Booth, US, US Hall of Fame/actor (Hamlet)
  • Nov 14 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian/chess player
  • Nov 19 Wilhelm Dilthey, German philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans)
  • Nov 24 Antoine Labelle, Quebec catholic priest (d. 1891)
  • Nov 27 Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (d. 1897)
  • Nov 29 Louis Douglass Watkins, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)

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Dec 6 John Singleton Mosby, Powhatan County, Virginia, lawyer/Col (Confederate Army), (d. 1916)

The Gray Ghost John Singleton Mosby
The Gray Ghost
John Singleton Mosby
  • Dec 12 Matthias Hohner, German manufacturer (harmonica)
  • Dec 17 James Thadeus Holtzclaw, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • Dec 20 Samuel A Mudd, doctor, convicted of giving medical aid to JW Booth
  • Dec 28 Charles Miller Shelley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1907)
  • Dec 29 John James Ingalls, (Rep-Ks)