Birthdays in History in 1780

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  • Jan 10 M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist
  • Jan 12 Wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist
  • Feb 2 Johannes van den Bosch, gov-gen (Neth East Indies)
  • Feb 15 Carel Asser, Dutch jurist
  • Feb 19 Friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist (Nibelungenlied)
  • Feb 19 Richard McCarty, American politician (d. 1844)
  • Mar 1 Leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-general of Neth Indies (1826-30)
  • Mar 17 Thomas Chalmers, 1st moderator (Free Church of Scotland 1843-47)
  • Mar 18 Milos Obrenovic, Leader of The Second Serbian Uprising and Prince of Serbia (d. 1860)
  • Mar 27 August L Crelle, German inventor/mathematician (1st Prussian Railway)
  • Apr 7 William Ellery Channing, American Unitarian clergyman
  • Apr 13 Alexander Mitchell, Irish engineer (d. 1868)
  • Apr 29 Charles Nodier, French writer (d. 1844)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 21 Elizabeth Fry, English prison reformer, social reformer and Quaker Minister who is depicted on the British £5 note, born in Norwich, England (d. 1845)

English Social Reformer Elizabeth Fry
English Social Reformer
Elizabeth Fry
  • Jun 3 William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book)
  • Jul 1 Karl von Clausewitz, Prussian strategist
  • Aug 21 Jernej Kopitar, Slovenian censor (Slovenian Grammar)
  • Aug 29 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather), born in Montauban, France (d. 1867)
  • Sep 25 Jason Fairbanks, American murderer, born in Dedham, Massachusetts (d. 1801)
  • Sep 28 Elie Decazes, French Bourbon Restoration political figure
  • Oct 10 John Abercrombie, Scottish physician, born in Aberdeen (d. 1844)
  • Oct 20 M Pauline Bonaparte, Corsican duchess of Parma/Guastalla
  • Nov 22 Jose Cecilio del Valle, Honduran Politician (d. 1834)
  • Dec 14 Karl Robert von Nesselrode, Germ/Russian minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Dec 23 Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher
  • Dec 26 Mary Fairfax Somerville, British mathematician (d. 1872)