Birthdays in History in December 1805

  • Dec 6 Adolf Reubke, German organ builder (d. 1875)

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Dec 6 Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, French magician and father of modern magic, born in Blois, France (d. 1861)

  • Dec 10 John E Feisser, theologist/founder 1st Dutch baptist church

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Dec 10 William Lloyd Garrison, American abolitionist publisher (The Liberator), born in Newburyport, Massachusetts (d. 1879)

  • Dec 10 Josef Skoda, Bohemian physician (d. 1881)
  • Dec 12 Henry Wells, founder (American Express Co & Wells Fargo & Co)
  • Dec 21 Thomas Graham, British chemist and father of colloid chemistry (d. 1869)
  • Dec 22 John Obadiah Westwood, British entomologist (d. 1893)

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Dec 23 Joseph Smith Jr, American founder of the Mormon Church, born in Sharon, Vermont (d. 1844)

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  • Dec 31 Marie-C-S de Flavigny Agoult, [Daniel Stern], French author (Knife)