Birthdays in History in 1795

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  • Jan 6 Anselme Payen, French chemist (d. 1871)
  • Jan 15 Willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/man of letters
  • Jan 15 Alexandr Griboyedov, Russian playwright (d. 1829)
  • Jan 18 Anna Paulowna Romanova, monarch of Russia/daughter of Tsar Paul I
  • Feb 3 Antonio José de Sucre, South American independence leader (d. 1830)
  • Feb 5 Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (d. 1871)
  • Feb 8 Friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline)
  • Feb 8 Moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer
  • Feb 10 Ary Scheffer, Dutch painter/etcher/sculptor
  • Feb 15 Charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general (10 day campaign)
  • Feb 18 George Peabody, South Danvers Mass, merchant/philanthropist
  • Mar 28 Georg Heinrich Pertz, German historian (d. 1876)
  • Apr 5 Henry Havelock, British soldier (War in Afghanistan 1838-39)
  • Apr 19 Christian Gottfried Ehrenburg, German zoologist
  • Apr 21 Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint
  • Apr 28 Charles Sturt, England, explorer (Australia)
  • May 7 Gerhard M Roentgen, industrialist (founder dockyard Fijenoord)
  • May 10 Jacques-Nicolas-Augustin Thierry, historian
  • May 13 Joshua Ratoon Sands, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1883)
  • May 13 Gérard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (d. 1875)
  • May 19 Johns Hopkins, philanthropist, founded Johns Hopkins University
  • May 23 Charles Barry, architect
  • Jun 12 John Marston Jr, Comm (Union Navy), (d. 1885)
  • Jun 13 Thomas Arnold, English educator/historian (History of Rome)
  • Jun 24 Ernst Heinrich Weber, German anatomist and physiologist (d. 1878)
  • Jul 25 James Barry, female disguised as a man, surgeon general (British army)
  • Aug 22 Abraham Capadose, physician/missionary
  • Aug 28 Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 1 James Gordon Bennett, Sr., American newspaper publisher (New York Herald), born in Keith, Scotland (d. 1872)

Founder of the New York Herald James Gordon Bennett
Founder of the New York Herald
James Gordon Bennett
  • Sep 4 Friedrich [August] von Alberti, German geologist (Triasic Age)
  • Sep 6 Frances Wright, English writer and lecturer (d. 1852)
  • Sep 20 Peter of Limburg Brouwer, physician/classical/author
  • Sep 23 Alexander Twilight, minister and politician, first African American to graduate and to hold public office, born in Corinth Vermont (d. 1857)
  • Oct 5 Alexander Keith, Scottish-born Canadian brewer (d. 1873)
  • Oct 15 Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)
  • Oct 16 William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (d. 1876)
  • Oct 28 Leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship (1848 . .53)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 31 John Keats, romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn), born in London, England (d. 1821)

Romantic Poet John Keats
Romantic Poet
John Keats

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Nov 2 James Knox Polk, 11th US President (Democrat: 1845-49), born in Pineville, North Carolina (d. 1849)

11th US President James Knox Polk
11th US President
James Knox Polk
  • Nov 9 Walter Geikie, Scottish painter
  • Nov 26 Carl P Fohr, German painter
  • Nov 26 Cornelis P J Elout, Dutch military/resident of West Sumatra
  • Dec 3 Rowland Hill, introduced 1st adhesive postage stamp (1840)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 4 Thomas Carlyle, Scottish essayist and historian (French Revolution), born in Ecclefechan, Scotland (d. 1881)

Historian and Essayist Thomas Carlyle
Historian and Essayist
Thomas Carlyle
  • Dec 8 Peter Andreas Hansen, Danish astronomer (d. 1874)
  • Dec 21 Leopold von Ranke, German historian (d. 1886)
  • Dec 22 Thomas Ainsworth, English/Neth industrialist (Twentse textile)