Famous People Born in 1852

  • Jan 1 Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, French chemist (d. 1904)
  • Jan 8 James Milton Carroll, American pastor and author (d. 1931)
  • Jan 11 Konstantin Fehrenbach, German chancellor (1920-21)
  • Jan 12 Joseph J C Joffre, French fieldmarshal (Indo China, Marne)
  • Jan 26 Frederick Corder, composer
  • Jan 26 Pierre Brazza, explorer/colonial administrator (French Africa)
  • Jan 29 Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer
  • Jan 29 Ion Luca Caragiale, Romanian actor/playwright (O Noapte Furtunoasa)
  • Feb 2 Teunis Stoel, actor/director (Small Theater, Rotterdam)
  • Feb 8 Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]
  • Feb 12 Hendrik Blink, geographer (Van de Eems tot de Schelde)
  • Feb 13 Johan L E Dreyer, Danish astronomer (New gen catalogue of nebulae)
  • Feb 16 Charles Taze Russell, religion founder (Jehovah's Witnesses)
  • Feb 16 William Scarborough, Macon Ga, linguist/author (Birds of Aristophanes)
  • Feb 20 Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russian author (Tjoma Kartashov)
  • Feb 21 [James] Burner Matthews, US playwright/critic (NY Times)
  • Feb 22 Pieter K Pel, internist (Pel-Ebstein fever)
  • Feb 24 George A Moore, Ireland, painter/novelist (Esther Waters)
  • Feb 26 John Harvey Kellogg, surgeon, inspired flaked cereal industry
  • Feb 29 Frank Gavan Duffy, Australian judge (d. 1936)
  • Mar 1 Theophile Delcasse, French statesman
  • Mar 5 Isabella Gregory, Ireland, writer/playwright (Golden Apple)
  • Mar 6 Joseph Bayer, composer
  • Mar 15 Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish playwright, poet and patron of Yates, born in Roxborough, County Galway
  • Mar 22 Theodor Birt, [Beatus Rhenanus], German classical/writer
  • Apr 1 Edward Austin Abbey, US, painter (Quest of the Holy Grail)
  • Apr 11 Cap Anson, American baseball player (d. 1922)
  • Apr 12 [Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician
  • Apr 13 Frank W. Woolworth, American businessman, founder of F. W. Woolworth Co, born in Rodman, New York (d. 1919)
  • Apr 14 Henrique Oswald, composer
  • Apr 18 George Clausen, painter
  • Apr 22 Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (d. 1912)
  • Apr 23 Edwin Markham, US, poet (1st winner of American Acad of Poets Award 1937)
  • May 1 Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1934)

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May 1 Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman (Wild Bill Hickok), born in Princeton, Missouri (d. 1903)

Frontierswoman Calamity Jane
Frontierswoman
Calamity Jane
  • May 4 Alice Pleasance Liddell, English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland (d. 1934)
  • May 11 Charles Warren Fairbanks, (R) 26th US VP (1905-09)
  • May 18 Gertrude Käsebier, pioneering American photgrapher, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • May 22 Emile Sauret, composer
  • May 24 Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, Scottish politician, born in London (d. 1936)
  • May 25 William Muldoon, US wrestler and owner of NY health institute "The Olympia," (d. 1933)
  • May 27 Billy Barnes, cricketer (England all-rounder 1880-90)
  • May 29 Jindrich z Albestu Kaan, composer
  • May 31 Francisco Moreno, Argentine explorer (d. 1919)
  • Jun 20 Theodorus Heemskerk Jzn, minister of interior (1866..88) [or Jul 20]
  • Jun 23 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer
  • Jun 24 Victor Adler, Austrian Foreign minister (1918)
  • Jun 25 Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect (d. 1926)
  • Jun 28 Hans Huber, Swiss composer, born in Eppenberg-Wöschnau (d. 1921)
  • Jul 5 Stefano Gobatti, composer
  • Jul 6 John Albert Delany, composer
  • Jul 10 Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister

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Jul 12 Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1933)

Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen
Argentine President
Hipólito Yrigoyen
  • Jul 20 Theodorus Heemskerk Jzn, lawyer/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-13) [or 1/20]=
  • Aug 8 Barend Barendse, actor/director (Wandering Jew)
  • Aug 21 Benedetto Junck, composer
  • Aug 22 Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy)
  • Aug 23 Arnold Toynbee, English economic historian and social reformer, born in London (d. 1883)
  • Aug 23 Clímaco Calderón, President of Colombia. (d. 1913)
  • Aug 24 Deacon White, American baseball player (d. 1919)
  • Aug 30 Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Neth, physical chemist (Nobel 1901)
  • Aug 31 Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister
  • Sep 2 Paul Bourget, French novelist and critic (d. 1935)
  • Sep 8 Emperor Gwangmu of Korea (d. 1919)
  • Sep 10 Alice Brown Davis, Seminole chief (d. 1935)

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Sep 12 H. H. Asquith, British Prime Minister (Liberal: 1908-16), born in Morley, England (d. 1928)

British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith
British Prime Minister
H. H. Asquith
  • Sep 15 Jan E Matzeliger, Surinamese inventor (shoe lacing machine)
  • Sep 15 Edward Bouchet, American physicist (d. 1918)
  • Sep 20 Edouard baron Empain, Belgian railway builder (Paris Metro)
  • Sep 23 William Stewart Halsted, established 1st US surgical school
  • Sep 25 Cornelis J Snijders, supreme commander of Dutch Navy (1910-18)
  • Sep 25 Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Nietzsche Philosophy)
  • Sep 28 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Earl of Ypres/British field marshall

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Sep 28 Henri Moissan, French chemist who isolated the element "fluorine" from its compounds (Nobel 1906), born in Paris (d. 1907)

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Henri Moissan
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Moissan
  • Sep 30 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish organist/composer
  • Oct 2 William Ramsay, chemist

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Oct 9 Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist,Fischer esterification (Nobel Prize 1902), born in Euskirchen, Rhine Province (d. 1919)

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Hermann Emil Fischer
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Hermann Emil Fischer
  • Oct 15 Wilhelm Posse, composer
  • Oct 23 Jean-Louis Forain, French etcher/lithographer
  • Oct 31 Mary E W Freeman, US writer (Revolt of Mother)
  • Nov 3 Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912)
  • Nov 7 Bohdan Borkowski, composer
  • Nov 11 Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Austro-Hungarian field marshal (d. 1925)
  • Nov 21 Francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer
  • Nov 22 Paul H B d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist
  • Nov 25 Johan N Salvator, [Johann Orth], archduke of Austria
  • Nov 29 Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer
  • Dec 4 Orest Khvolson, Russian physicist (d. 1934)
  • Dec 5 Thomas Linnemann Laub, composer

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Dec 15 Henri Becquerel, French physicist who discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903), born in Paris, France (d. 1908)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Henri Becquerel
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Becquerel
  • Dec 15 Tewfik Pasja, khedive (viceroy) of Egypt
  • Dec 18 Gaetano Coronaro, composer
  • Dec 19 A[lbert] A Michelson, Strelno Prussia, US physicist (Nobel 1907)