Birthdays in History in July 1816

  • Jul 4 Hiram Walker, American grocer and distiller (d. 1899)
  • Jul 7 Isaac Fitzgerald Shepard, Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1889)
  • Jul 11 French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect
  • Jul 13 Gustav Freytag, writer
  • Jul 14 Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher (d. 1882)
  • Jul 20 William Bowman, English anatomist
  • Jul 21 Paul Julius Baron von Reuter, German-born founder of Reuters news service, born in Kassel (d. 1899)
  • Jul 25 Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition)
  • Jul 31 George Henry Thomas, Major General (Union Army), (d. 1870)