Famous People Born in August 1847

  • Aug 1 Guido Papini, violinist/composer
  • Aug 3 Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina
  • Aug 9 Maria Victoria al Pozzo della Cisterna, queen consort of Spain (d. 1876)
  • Aug 14 Robert Comtesse, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1922)
  • Aug 20 BolesÅ‚aw Prus, Polish writer (d. 1912)
  • Aug 20 Andrew Greenwood, England cricketer (d. 1889)
  • Aug 21 Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader
  • Aug 22 Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer
  • Aug 23 Sarah Frances Whiting, American physicist and astronomer, born in Wyoming, New York (d. 1927)
  • Aug 27 Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge