Famous People Born in September 1853

  • Sep 2 Wilhelm Ostwald, Germany, physical chemist (Nobel 1909)
  • Sep 4 Hermann von Wissmann, German Africa explorer/governor East-Africa

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Sep 9 Fred Spofforth, Australian cricketer known as "The Demon Bowler" (18 tests with 94 wickets at an average of 18.41), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1926)

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
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Fred Spofforth
  • Sep 16 Albrecht Kossel, German physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1927)
  • Sep 17 Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Patristischen Philosophie)
  • Sep 20 Rama V, King of Thailand (d. 1910)
  • Sep 21 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (liquid helium, Nobel 1913)
  • Sep 23 Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar
  • Sep 29 Princess Thyra, daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (d. 1933)