Birthdays in History in 1793

  • Jan 3 Lucretia Coffin Mott, US, teacher/minister/abolitionist/feminist
  • Jan 6 James Madison Porter, American politician (d. 1862)
  • Jan 14 John C. Clark, American politician (d. 1852)
  • Mar 2 Sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44)

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Mar 2 Sam Houston, American politician (brought Texas into the United States), born in Rockbridge County, Virginia

Texan Revolutionary Sam Houston
Texan Revolutionary
Sam Houston
  • Mar 3 Charles Sealsfield [Carl Anton Postl], Austrian-American writer, born in Popice u Znojma, Moravia (d. 1864)
  • Mar 4 Karl Lachmann, German philologist (d. 1851)
  • Mar 11 Jan F Willems, Flemish writer/philologist
  • Mar 28 Henry Schoolcraft, American geographer and geologist (d. 1864)
  • Apr 11 Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist
  • Apr 12 Ferdinand I KLJM, the Good Natured, Emperor of Austria/king of Hungary
  • Apr 15 Friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers
  • May 9 Johannes C de Jonge, Dutch historian/archivist
  • Jul 3 John Claire, England, poet
  • Jul 5 Pavel I Pestel, Russian officer
  • Jul 6 Jacob M de Kempenaer, Dutch lawyer/min of Internal Affairs (1848-49)
  • Jul 13 John Clare, Northamptonshire peasant poet (Shepard's Calendar)
  • Sep 4 Edward Bates, Atty Gen (Union), (d. 1869)
  • Sep 25 Felicia Dorothea Hermans, poet
  • Sep 28 Denis-Auguste Affre, Franc, archbishop of Paris (1840-48) and opponent of King Louis-Philippe
  • Oct 28 Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker

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Nov 3 Stephen F. Austin, Founded and helped colonize the US state of Texas, born in Austinville, Virginia (d. 1836)

Founder of Texas Stephen F. Austin
Founder of Texas
Stephen F. Austin
  • Nov 10 Jared Kirtland, US, physician/naturalist/reformed penitentiaries
  • Nov 15 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry)
  • Nov 16 Francis Danby, Irish painter
  • Dec 15 Henry Charles Carey, economist (Principles of Poli Economy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania