Birthdays in History in 1786

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  • Jan 7 John Catron, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1865)
  • Jan 8 Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank
  • Jan 11 Joseph Jackson Lister, British optician who perfected the optical microscope by designing the achromatic objective lens, born in London, England
  • Jan 12 Sir Robert Inglis, Bt, English politician (d. 1855)
  • Jan 23 Auguste de Montferrand, French architect (d. 1858)
  • Jan 26 Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)
  • Feb 2 Jacques Philippe Marie Binet, French mathematician (d. 1856)
  • Feb 16 Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 24 Wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales)

  • Feb 24 Martin W. Bates. U.S. Senator from Delaware (d. 1869)
  • Feb 28 D Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician
  • Mar 25 Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist
  • Apr 4 John Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)
  • Apr 7 William Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)
  • Apr 15 Walter Channing, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, American physician who was the first to use anesthesia during childbirth
  • May 6 Ludwig Borne [Loeb Baruch], German-Jewish writer, born in Frankfurt (d. 1837)
  • May 8 Thomas Hancock, British engineer, founded British rubber industry, born in Malborough, Wilshire (d. 1865)
  • May 8 Jean Vianney, French Catholic priest (d. 1859)
  • May 15 General Dimitris Plapoutas, a Revolutionary in the Greek War of Independence (d. 1864)
  • Jun 13 Winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate
  • Jun 20 Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, French poet (d. 1859)
  • Jul 9 Sophie Hélène Béatrix, Princess of France (d. 1787)
  • Jul 24 Joseph Nicollet, French mathematician and explorer (d. 1843)
  • Aug 1 Louis C Luzac, judge/Dutch Internal minister

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 17 Davy Crockett, American frontiersman, adventurer and politician, born in Greene County, Tennessee (d. 1836)

Frontiersman/Soldier Davy Crockett
Frontiersman/Soldier
Davy Crockett
  • Aug 17 Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, mother of Queen Victoria (d. 1861)
  • Aug 25 [Charles] Louis I, (Augustus), King of Bavaria (Lola Montez)
  • Sep 10 Nicolás Bravo, Mexican politician and soldier (d. 1854)
  • Sep 10 William Mason, American politician (d. 1860)
  • Sep 18 Justinus AC Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer
  • Sep 29 Guadalupe Victoria, 1st President of Mexico (d. 1843)
  • Oct 7 Louis-Joseph Papineau, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1871)
  • Oct 11 Stevenson Archer, American Congressman (d. 1848)
  • Oct 30 Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, French Canadian writer (d. 1871)
  • Dec 4 John LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament [or 12/14]
  • Dec 5 Henry Drummond, English banker and religious leader
  • Dec 12 William L. Marcy, American statesman (d. 1857)