Birthdays in History in July 1811

  • Jul 11 Joseph Lanman, Comm (Union Navy), (d. 1874)
  • Jul 11 William Robert Grove, Swansea, Welsh Physicist and inventor of the first fuel cell
  • Jul 18 William Makepeace Thackeray, England, Victorian novelist (Vanity Fair)
  • Jul 20 James Bruce, earl of Elgin & Kincardine, governor (Jamaica)