Birthdays in History in August 1792

  • Aug 4 Percy Bysshe Shelley, England, romantic poet (Adonais)
  • Aug 13 Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Queen consort of William IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1849)

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Aug 18 John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, British Prime Minister (Whig: 1846-52 and 1865-66), born in Mayfair, Middlesex (d. 1878)

British Prime Minister John Russell
British Prime Minister
John Russell
  • Aug 26 Manuel Oribe, Uruguayan political figure (d. 1857)