Famous People Born in 1843

  • Jan 1st Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer
  • Jan 8th Frederick Abberline, British police investigator (d. 1929)
  • Jan 8th John H. Moffitt, American politician (d. 1926)
  • Jan 9th Christiaan A Ulder, Curacao, composer (waltzes/tumbas)

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Jan 10th Frank James, American outlaw (member of the James-Younger gang), born in Clay County, Missouri (d. 1915)

Outlaw Frank James
Frank James
  • Jan 11th Charles Yelverton O'Connor, Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)
  • Jan 20th Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)
  • Jan 23rd Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer

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Jan 29th William McKinley, Niles Ohio, 25th US President (1897-1901), (d. 1901)

25th US President William McKinley
25th US President
William McKinley
  • Feb 12th John Graham Chambers, English athlete who wrote the Queensberry rules for boxing (d. 1883)
  • Feb 19th Adelina Patti, opera soprano (Lucio), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Feb 22nd Affonso de Escragnolle Taunay, France/Brazil writer (Inocencia)
  • Mar 2nd Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy (d. 1911)
  • Mar 5th William F Sudds, composer
  • Mar 6th Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer
  • Mar 8th Per Jonas Fredrik Vilhelm Svedbom, composer
  • Mar 18th Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899)
  • Apr 1st Ludwig Enneccerus, German jurist
  • Apr 4th Hans Richter, composer
  • Apr 8th Asger Hamerik, [Hammerich], composer
  • Apr 14th Gustave Leon Huberti, composer
  • Apr 15th Carl Eilhardt, composer
  • Apr 15th Henry James, American/British author (Turn of the Screw, Bostonians), (d. 1916)
  • Apr 25th Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse (d. 1878)
  • May 2nd Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer
  • May 6th Grove Karl Gilbert, geologist, investigated Lake Bonneville, Utah
  • May 9th Belle Boyd, spy (Confederate)/actress/lecturer
  • May 10th Kaufmann Kohler, reform rabbi/theologian
  • May 10th Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (d. 1920)
  • May 13th Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician
  • May 21st Charles-Albert Gobat, Tramelan, Switzerland, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1914)
  • May 21st Louis Renault, French lawyer
  • May 23rd Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer
  • May 29th Emile Pessard, composer
  • Jun 1st Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer (d. 1930)
  • Jun 3rd Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)
  • Jun 7th Susan Elizabeth Blow, US, pioneered kindergarten education
  • Jun 9th Bertha von Suttner, Austria, novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)
  • Jun 10th Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer
  • Jun 15th Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Bewitched One), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1907)
  • Jun 16th David Popper, composer
  • Jun 16th Jan Malat, Czech composer (d. 1915)
  • Jun 19th Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer
  • Jun 30th Ernest Mason Satow, British diplomat (d. 1929)
  • Jul 5th Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian

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Jul 7th Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), born in Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • Jul 29th Johannes Schmidt, German linguist (d. 1901)
  • Jul 31st Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet (d. 1918)
  • Aug 1st Robert Todd Lincoln, Capt (Union volunteers), (d. 1926)
  • Aug 4th Flor van Duyse, composer
  • Aug 5th James Scott Skinner, composer
  • Aug 23rd William Southam, Canadian newspaper publisher (d. 1932)
  • Aug 26th George August Lumbye, composer
  • Aug 29th David B. Hill, Governor of New York (d. 1910)
  • Aug 31st Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1919)
  • Sep 4th Charles Wentworth Dilke, English under minister of Foreign affairs
  • Sep 4th Jan Levoslav Bella, composer
  • Sep 15th Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange/son of king Willem III
  • Sep 21st David Emlyn Evans, composer
  • Sep 25th Thomas Chrowder Cham Mattoon Illinois, American Geologist and educator, born in Berlin, Germany
  • Sep 25th Melville Reuben Bissell, Hartwick New York, American inventor (carpet sweeper)
  • Sep 27th Gaston Tarry, French mathematician (d. 1913)
  • Sep 29th Mikhail Skobelev, Russian general (d. 1882)
  • Oct 20th Victor de Stuers, Dutch art connoisseur
  • Oct 21st Mark M Antokolski, Russian/French sculptor (Peter the Great)
  • Oct 22nd Stephen Babcock, Oneida County New York, American Agricultural Chemist (Babcock test and father of scientific dairying)
  • Oct 25th Gleb Uspensky, Russia, author (Power of the Soil)
  • Oct 26th Vasili V Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War & Peace)
  • Oct 30th A G Henri Regnault, French water colors painter
  • Nov 2nd Caryl Florio, composer, Pen-name of William James Rob John
  • Nov 2nd Elek Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, born in Pest (d. 1893)
  • Nov 19th Richard Avenarius, German philosopher (d. 1896)
  • Nov 23rd Josef Sucher, composer
  • Nov 25th Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist, philanthropist and the father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)
  • Nov 27th Cornelius Vanderbilt II, American businessman (d. 1899)
  • Nov 27th Elizabeth Stride, victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)
  • Nov 28th Manuel Gregorio Tavarez, composer
  • Nov 30th Jozsef Kiss, Hungarian literary (Zsido Dalok)
  • Dec 6th Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher

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Dec 11th Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), born in Clausthal, Hanover (d. 1910)

Microbiologist Robert Koch
Robert Koch
  • Dec 13th George Stephanescu, composer
  • Dec 21st Thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealand poet (d. 1898)
  • Dec 23rd Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (d. 1924)
  • Dec 24th Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (d. 1886)
  • Dec 29th Elisabeth of Wied (pen name was Carmen Sylva), queen of Romania and writer (d. 1916)