Famous People Born in July 1856

  • Jul 6 Edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT
  • Jul 7 George Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank and Alec, Test for England)
  • Jul 9 Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum)

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Jul 10 Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil, born in Smiljan, Austrian Empire (now Croatia) (d. 1943)

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Nikola Tesla
Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
Nikola Tesla
  • Jul 15 Owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain)
  • Jul 21 Harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania)
  • Jul 21 Louise Blanchard Bethune, 1st US woman architect
  • Jul 23 Arthur H Bird, composer
  • Jul 23 Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian Hindi leader
  • Jul 24 Charles Émile Picard, French mathematician, born in Paris (d. 1941)

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Jul 26 George Bernard Shaw, dramatist (Pygmalion-Nobel 1925), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1950)

  • Jul 30 Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor (Life of A Smith)