Birthdays in History in August 1805

  • Aug 4 William Rowan Hamilton, Irish mathematician (d. 1865)
  • Aug 8 Antoon Jurgens, Dutch margarine manufacturer
  • Aug 9 Joseph Locke, English railway and civil engineer (d. 1860)
  • Aug 11 Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
  • Aug 18 Josef Danhauser, Austrian painter (Mutterliebe)
  • Aug 23 Anton von Schmerling, Austrian statesman (d. 1893)
  • Aug 29 Frederick Maurice, English theologian (d. 1872)
  • Aug 30 Michael Sars, Norwegian zoologist