Birthdays in History in 1825

  • Jan 10 Alexander Travis Hawthorn, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)
  • Jan 11 Bayard Taylor, U.S. poet and writer (d. 1878
  • Jan 12 Joseph Robert Davis, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • Jan 18 Edward Frankland, Lancaster, U.K, British structural chemist who co-discovered helium and developed the theory of valence
  • Jan 21 Imre Madách, Hungarian writer (d. 1864)
  • Jan 28 George Edward Pickett, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1875)
  • Feb 15 Carter Harrison, Sr., American politician (d. 1893)
  • Feb 22 Jean Baptiste Salpointe, second Archbishop of Santa Fe (d. 1898)
  • Feb 28 Quincy Adams Gillmore, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1888)
  • Mar 5 John Dunovant, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Mar 5 Joseph Albert, German photographer (albertotype)
  • Mar 9 Alexander F. Mozhaiski, Russian aviation pioneer (d. 1890)
  • Mar 17 Rodolphe Bresdin, French cartoonist/lithographer (Le Bon Samaritain)
  • Mar 20 William Nelson Rector Beall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Mar 23 Edward Lloyd Thomas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) (d. 1898)
  • Mar 30 Samuel Bell Maxey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1895)
  • Apr 5 David Rumph "Neighbor" Jones, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • Apr 11 Ferdinand Lassalle, French politician/founder (Allgemeiner)
  • Apr 13 Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1868)
  • Apr 25 Charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones
  • Apr 28 James Winning McMillan, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • May 1 George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap)
  • May 4 Thomas Henry Huxley, scientist/humanist/Darwinist
  • May 4 Augustus Le Plongeon, French antiquitarian (d. 1908)
  • May 6 Joseph Bailey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1867)
  • May 8 George Bruce Malleson, Indian officer (d. 1898)
  • May 20 Antoinette Brown Blackwell, clergy (1st ordained US female minister)
  • May 21 George Lafayette Beal, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • May 29 David Bell Birney, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • Jun 1 John Hunt Morgan, Brigadier General (Confederate cavalry commander)
  • Jun 5 Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry, Georgia, educator (Rep-Ala, 1857-61)
  • Jun 7 Richard D Blackmore, England, author (Norie, Lorna Doone)
  • Jun 10 Sondre Norheim, Norwegian skier (d. 1897)
  • Jun 10 Princess Hildegard of Bavaria d. 1864
  • Jun 12 John Cook, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1910)
  • Jun 13 Benjamin Jefferson Hill, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1880)
  • Jun 21 William Stubbs, English historian and Anglican bishop of Oxford (d. 1901)
  • Jun 24 Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1844)
  • Jun 28 Richard ACE Erlenmeyer, German chemist (Erlenemyer kolf)
  • Jul 9 Jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters)
  • Jul 11 Edward Henry Hobson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1901)
  • Jul 28 William Duncan Smith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Jul 30 Chaim Aronson, inventor and academic (d. 1893)
  • Jul 31 Thomas Hart Taylor, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • Jul 31 William S. Clark, American senator and scholar (d. 1886)
  • Aug 9 Elisha Ferry, (Gov-R-Wash, 1872-80, 1889-93)
  • Aug 25 Henry Warner Birge, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Aug 26 Jacobus J Backer, German sea historian
  • Sep 3 Armistead Lindsay Long, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1891)
  • Sep 3 William Wallace Burns, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
  • Sep 4 Dadabhai Naoroji, 1st Indian in British parliament
  • Sep 17 Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, MC (Confederacy), (d. 1893)
  • Sep 24 Frances E W Harper, famous African
  • Oct 10 Paulus Kruger, President of South African Republic (1883), Boer leader
  • Oct 11 Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Swiss writer, born in Zürich (d. 1898)
  • Oct 11 Elkanah Brackin Greer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1877)
  • Oct 15 Queen Marie of Prussia (d. 1889)
  • Oct 16 Thomas Turpin Crittenden, Brig Genl (Union volunteers), (d. 1905)
  • Oct 31 Raleigh Edward Colston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • Oct 31 Charles Lavigerie, French cardinal (d. 1892)
  • Nov 1 Joseph Benjamin Palmer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1890)
  • Nov 5 Julius H [Szamvald] Stahel, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Nov 9 Ambrose Powell Hill, Lt Gen (Confederate 3rd Army Corp), (d. 1865)
  • Nov 25 Edward Augustus Wild, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1891)
  • Nov 29 Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist (d. 1893)
  • Dec 2 Pedro II van Alcantara, Emperor of Brazil (1831-89)
  • Dec 16 Henry Heth, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)
  • Dec 18 Charles Griffin, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1867)
  • Dec 20 Romeyn Beck Ayres, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1888)
  • Dec 31 Francis Trowbridge Sherman, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1905)