Birthdays in History in 1772

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  • Jan 4 Paul-Louis Courier, (de Mere), French writer/interpreter
  • Jan 12 Count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839)
  • Feb 18 Giovanni Battista Brocchi, Bassano del Grappa, Italian Geologist
  • Mar 10 Friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde)
  • Apr 4 Nachman of Breslov, Ukrainian founder of Breslov Hasidut (d. 1810)
  • Apr 7 F M Charles Fourier, French socialist
  • Apr 11 Manuel Jose Quintana, Spanish author/poet (El Duque de Viseo)
  • Apr 15 √Čtienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, French naturalist (d. 1844)
  • Apr 19 David Ricardo, economist
  • May 2 Novalis [Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg], German romantic writer ('Heinrich von Ofterdingen), born in Oberwiederstedt, Saxony (d. 1801)
  • May 4 Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus, German publisher (d. 1823)
  • May 20 William Congreve, English officer (design fire rocket)
  • May 22 Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)
  • Jun 6 Maria Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Holy Roman Empire Empress consort (d. 1807)
  • Jun 8 Robert Stevenson, civil engineer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 11 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
  • Aug 24 William I Frederick, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and King of the Netherlands (1814-40)
  • Aug 30 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
  • Sep 27 Martha Jefferson Randolph, daughter of Thomas Jefferson (d. 1836)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 21 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner), born in Ottery St Mary, Devon (d. 1834)

Poet, Critic, and Philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Poet, Critic, and Philosopher
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Nov 28 Luke Howard, British meteorologist (d. 1864)