Birthdays in History in 1782

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Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 18 Daniel Webster, US Secretary of State (1841-43, 1850-52), politician and lawyer, born in Salisbury, New Hampshire (d. 1852)

American Statesman Daniel Webster
American Statesman
Daniel Webster
  • Jan 20 Johan B J F S, archduke of Austria
  • Mar 4 Johann Rudolf Wyss, Swiss folklorist and writer (Swiss Family Robinson), born in Bern (d. 1830)
  • Mar 14 Thomas Hart Benton, (rep), "Old Bullion"

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Mar 18 John C. Calhoun, Andrew Jackson's Vice President (1825-32), born in Abbeville, South Carolina (d. 1850)

Politician John C. Calhoun
Politician
John C. Calhoun
  • Mar 24 Orest Kiprensky, Russian painter (d. 1836)
  • Mar 25 Caroline Bonaparte, Queen of Naples (d. 1839) and sister of Napoleon
  • Apr 26 Maria Amalia of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Phillip of Austria
  • May 16 John Sell Cotman, water color artist
  • May 28 Wouter J van Troostwijk, Dutch painter
  • Jun 3 Charles Waterton, eccentric naturalist/pioneer
  • Jun 10 Amable-G-P B de Barante, French politician/historian
  • Jun 19 Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer (L'avenir)
  • Jun 21 Pyotr Kotlyarevsky, Russian general (d. 1852)
  • Jul 6 Luis [Philippus] Brion, Curacao commander of Colombian fleet
  • Jul 6 Maria Louisa of Spain, queen of Etruria (d. 1824)
  • Aug 10 Charles Napier, soldier, born in London, England

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Aug 10 Vicente Guerrero, Mexican revolutionary hero, general and 2nd President of Mexico (1829, born in Cuilapan, Oaxaca, Mexico (d. 1831)

Revolutionary General and President of Mexico Vicente Guerrero
Revolutionary General and President of Mexico
Vicente Guerrero
  • Aug 15 Henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs)
  • Sep 7 Bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/general-major (Maastricht)
  • Sep 16 Daoguang, Emperor of China (d. 1850)
  • Sep 25 Charles Robert Maturin, Irish playwright and novelist (d. 1824)
  • Oct 9 Lewis Cass, (Gov-Mich)
  • Oct 11 Steen Steensen Blicher, Denmk, poet/short-story writer (E Binddstouw)
  • Oct 25 Levi Lincoln, Jr., 13th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1868)
  • Nov 1 Viscount Goderich, (Tory), British PM (1827-28)
  • Nov 13 Esaias Tegnér, Swedish writer (d. 1846)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 5 Martin Van Buren, 8th US president (Democrat: 1837-41), born in Kinderhook, New York (d. 1862)

8th US President Martin Van Buren
8th US President
Martin Van Buren
  • Dec 26 Filaret Drozdov, Metropolitan of Moscow (d. 1867)