Birthdays in History in 1822

  • Jan 2 Rudolph J E Clausius, Germany, physicist (thermodynamics)
  • Jan 4 Joseph Jones Reynolds, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1899)
  • Jan 5 Joseph Brevard Kershaw, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1894)
  • Jan 6 Heinrich Schliemann, German polyglot/archaeologist (rediscovered Troy)
  • Jan 7 Lucius C M Bakker, Frisian physician/author (Goethe)
  • Jan 7 Theodor Aufrecht, German indologist (Rigveda's Hymns)
  • Jan 9 John Porter Hatch, volunteers Bvt Major General (Union), (d. 1901)
  • Jan 12 Étienne Lenoir, French engineer (d. 1900)
  • Jan 27 Thomas Leiper Kane, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1883)

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Jan 28 Alexander Mackenzie, 2nd Prime Minister of Canada (Liberal: 1873-78), born in Logierait, Scotland (d. 1892)

2nd Prime Minister of Canada Alexander Mackenzie
2nd Prime Minister of Canada
Alexander Mackenzie
  • Jan 30 John Basil Turchin, [Ivan Turchinoff], Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • Jan 30 Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist (d. 1899)
  • Feb 8 Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)
  • Feb 9 Charles T Stork, Dutch industrialist
  • Feb 13 Lev A Mej, Russian nobleman/poet
  • Feb 16 Francis Galton, anthropologist & geneticist, born in Birmingham, England
  • Feb 16 James Patton Anderson, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1872)
  • Feb 22 Adolf Kuszmaul, German physician (stomach pump, Kuszmaul disease)
  • Feb 28 Matthew Duncan Ector, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1879)
  • Mar 1 Albin Francisco Schoepf, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1886)
  • Mar 1 Charles Champion Gilbert, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • Mar 4 Jules Antoine Lissajous, French mathematician (d. 1880)
  • Mar 8 Ignacy Lukasiewicz, Polish inventor (d. 1882)
  • Mar 10 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter/lithographer
  • Mar 11 Allison Nelson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Mar 13 Moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet
  • Mar 14 Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Empress of Brazil (d. 1889)
  • Mar 16 John Pope, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
  • Mar 16 Rosa Bonheur, French landscape painter (Buffalo Bill)
  • Mar 22 Ahmed Djevdet Pasha, Turkish minister of Education/Justice
  • Mar 22 Isaac D Fransen van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866)
  • Mar 22 Seth Williams, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1866)
  • Mar 29 Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter
  • Apr 3 Edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country)
  • Apr 5 James Nagle, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1866)
  • Apr 7 Gershom Mott, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Apr 13 Leroy Augustus Stafford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Apr 13 William Stephen Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)
  • Apr 15 Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Apr 24 Erastus Barnard Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

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Apr 26 Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1903)

Landscape Architect and Writer Frederick Law Olmsted
Landscape Architect and Writer
Frederick Law Olmsted

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Apr 27 Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US president (1869-77) and Union general, born in Point Pleasant, Ohio (d. 1885)

US President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant
US President & Union General
Ulysses S. Grant
  • May 4 Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Quebec politician (d. 1915)
  • May 10 August Ritter von Pettenkofen, painter
  • May 13 Francis of Assisi of Bourbon, King Consort of Spain (d. 1902)
  • May 20 Emile Erckmann, [E-Chatrian], French writer (Waterloo)
  • May 20 Frederic Passy, French economist/pacifist (Nobel 1901)
  • May 21 Dabney Herndon Maury, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1900)
  • May 21 Mosby Monroe Parsons, United States officer in the Mexican–American War and brigadier general of the Confederate States Army, born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1865)
  • May 26 Edmond de Goncourt, French writer, wrote with his brother Jules de Goncourt, born in Nancy (d. 1896)
  • Jun 11 Samuel Davis Sturgis, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1889)
  • Jun 13 Carl Schmidt, German chemist (d. 1884)
  • Jun 23 Young Marshall Moody, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1866)
  • Jun 24 Birkett Davenport Fry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1891)
  • Jul 2 Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains)
  • Jul 19 Augusta of Cambridge, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1916)

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Jul 20 Gregor Mendel, Austrian monk and geneticist (discoverer of laws of heredity), born in Heinzendorf, Austria (d. 1884)

Monk/Geneticist Gregor Mendel
Monk/Geneticist
Gregor Mendel
  • Jul 22 Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) (d. 1897)
  • Jul 22 John George Walker, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • Jul 23 Darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1897)
  • Jul 25 Schuyler Hamilton, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1903)
  • Aug 22 George Stoneman, US Union general-major/(Gov-California, 1883-87)
  • Aug 22 Virginia Clemm Poe, American wife of writer Edgar Allan Poe, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1847)
  • Aug 31 Fitz John Porter, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1901)
  • Sep 9 Napoleon J K P Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention
  • Sep 16 Charles S Crocker, President of Central & South Pacific Railroad
  • Sep 19 Joseph Rodman West, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 22 Brig Gen Eppa Hunton, fought in most ANV campaigns
  • Sep 25 Adolph Wilhelm August Friedrich von Steinwehr, Brig Gen (Union vol)
  • Oct 2 Joannes Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch Internal minister (1877-79)

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Oct 4 RutheRutherford B. Hayes, 19th US President (Republican: 1877-81), born in Delaware, Ohio (d. 1893)

19th US President Rutherford B. Hayes
19th US President
Rutherford B. Hayes
  • Oct 9 George Sykes, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1880)
  • Oct 12 Joseph Haydn Potter, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
  • Oct 15 Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer
  • Oct 20 Mansfield Lovell, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1884)
  • Oct 21 Levinus Keuchenius, Dutch minister of Colonies (1888-90)
  • Oct 29 Joost G Kist, Dutch lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97)
  • Oct 29 Mieczysław Halka Ledóchowski, Polish Catholic Cardinal (d. 1902)
  • Nov 2 James Byron Gordon, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Nov 6 Gordon Granger, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1876)
  • Nov 14 William Harrow, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1872)
  • Nov 16 Charles Smith Hamilton, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1891)
  • Dec 3 Charles Adam Heckman, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1896)
  • Dec 4 Frances Crabbe, England, feminist founded Anti-Vivisection Society
  • Dec 5 Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, American college president (d. 1907)
  • Dec 6 John Eberhard, built 1st large-scale pencil factory in US
  • Dec 8 Luther Prentice Bradley, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1910)
  • Dec 10 Thomas Casimer Devin, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1878)
  • Dec 23 Wilhelm Bauer, German engineer (d. 1875)
  • Dec 24 Charles Hermite, French mathematician (proof that e is transcendental), born in Dieuze, France (d. 1901)

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Dec 24 Matthew Arnold, English poet and critic (Dover Beach), born in Laleham, England (d. 1888)

Poet/Critic Matthew Arnold
Poet/Critic
Matthew Arnold

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Dec 27 Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (pasteurization), born in Dole, France (d. 1895)

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Bacteriologist
Louis Pasteur
  • Dec 28 William Booth Taliaferro, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1898)