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 [Ferdinand-Frederic-], chemist (Nobel 1906), born in Paris, France (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 [Antoine ], discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903), (d. 1908)

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Henri Becquerel
Physicist/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)