Famous People Born in 1833

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

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

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Aug 20th 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 26th Charles Jackson Paine, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Aug 28th Edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer

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Sep 20th 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 21st Josef Richard Rozkosny, composer
  • Sep 22nd Stephen Dill Lee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1908)
  • Sep 24th Henry Alanson Barnum, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 28th James Deering Fessenden, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 30th Ferdinand von Saar, writer
  • Oct 2nd Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (d. 1897)
  • Oct 5th Cyrus Bussey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1915)
  • Oct 15th Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader
  • Oct 17th 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 18th Johannes Habert, composer

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Oct 21st Alfred Bernhard Nobel, created dynamite & Peace Prizes, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1896)

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

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Dec 6th 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 12th Matthias Hohner, German manufacturer (harmonica)
  • Dec 17th James Thadeus Holtzclaw, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • Dec 20th Samuel A Mudd, doctor, convicted of giving medical aid to JW Booth
  • Dec 28th Charles Miller Shelley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1907)
  • Dec 29th John James Ingalls, (Rep-Ks)