Birthdays in History in 1828

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  • Jan 5 August Valentine Kautz, German-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Baden, Germany (d. 1895)
  • Jan 10 Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (d. 1892)
  • Jan 17 Lewis Addison Grant, American teacher, lawyer, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Winhall, Vermont (d. 1918)
  • Jan 23 Calvin Edward Pratt, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Worcester County, Massachusetts (d. 1896)
  • Jan 24 Adam Jacoby Slemmer, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (d. 1868)
  • Jan 24 Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist
  • Jan 26 Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer
  • Jan 27 Samuel Allen Rice, American Attorney General of Iowa and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cattaraugus, New York (d. 1864)
  • Jan 28 Michel Abeloos, Flemish sculptor
  • Jan 28 Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1868)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 8 Jules Verne, French writer "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 days), born in Nantes, France (d. 1905)

Novelist Jules Verne
Novelist
Jules Verne
  • Feb 12 George Meredith, England, poet/novelist (Shaving of Shagpat)
  • Feb 12 Robert Ransom Jr, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • Feb 14 Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (d. 1885)
  • Feb 15 Johan H van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Dictionary)
  • Feb 19 Johannes von Miquel, German politician
  • Feb 22 Robert Alexander Cameron, American soldier and newspaper publisher (Union Army), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1894)
  • Feb 29 Antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela
  • Mar 1 James Fleming Fagan, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • Mar 1 Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright
  • Mar 2 Jefferson Columbus Davis, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Clark County, Indiana (d. 1879)
  • Mar 4 Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Mar 17 Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • Mar 18 William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)
  • Mar 20 Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)
  • Apr 4 Margaret Oliphant, Scotland, novelist/biographer (Beleaguered City)
  • Apr 6 Charles William Field, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • Apr 8 George Baird Hodge, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Apr 13 Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham
  • Apr 21 Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)
  • Apr 23 Albert FA, king of Saxon (1873-1902)
  • Apr 24 Robert Brank Vance, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)
  • Apr 27 Gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher
  • May 2 Désiré Charnay, French archaeologist (d. 1915)
  • May 8 Henri Dunant, Swiss humanitarian, Founder of Red Cross (Nobel 1901), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1910)
  • May 8 Sharbel Makhluf, Lebanese monk (d. 1898)
  • May 12 Gabriel Dante Rossetti, England, poet/painter, Pre-Raphaelite figure
  • May 13 Josephine Elizabeth Butler, social reformer
  • May 19 Adin Ballou Underwood, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Worcester County Massachusetts (d. 1888)
  • May 20 James William Reilly, American lawyer, politician, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1905)
  • May 23 Edward Hitchcock, America's 1st prof of physical ed (Amherst College)
  • May 28 Alpheus Baker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1891)
  • May 28 Bartel Wilton, machinefabrikant/ship builder
  • Jun 4 Alexander William Campbell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jun 17 Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • Jun 27 Junius Daniel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Jul 3 John Austin Wharton, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • Jul 4 James Johnston Pettigrew, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jul 4 Theodor W Ahlwardt, German orientalist
  • Jul 5 Paul J C Gabriel, painter/water colors painter/etcher
  • Jul 9 Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)

  • Jul 12 Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (d. 1889)
  • Jul 19 Roger Atkinson Pryor, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1919)
  • Jul 21 John Rutter Brooke, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1926)
  • Jul 23 Jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist
  • Jul 29 Cuvier Grover, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Bethel, Maine (d. 1885)
  • Aug 2 Manuel Pavía y Rodríguez de Alburquerque, Spanish general (d. 1895)
  • Aug 5 WFAA Louisa/Lovisa, queen of Sweden/Norway/princess of Netherlands

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 9 Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (Anna Karenina, War and Peace), born in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia (d. 1910)

Novelist Leo Tolstoy
Novelist
Leo Tolstoy
  • Aug 11 Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), (d. 1909)
  • Aug 16 Joseph Bradford Carr, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Albany, New York (d. 1895)
  • Aug 17 Jules Bernard Luys, French neurologist (d. 1897)
  • Aug 24 George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1903)
  • Aug 28 William Alexander Hammond, American military physician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Annapolis, Maryland (d. 1900)
  • Aug 31 George Leonard Andrews, American professor, civil engineer, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts (d. 1899)
  • Sep 8 Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, American professor and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Brewer, Maine (d. 1914)
  • Sep 15 Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov, Russian chemist (d. 1886)
  • Sep 19 Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1880)
  • Sep 28 Friedrich A Lange, Prussia, philosopher/socialist (Neo-Kantianism)
  • Oct 2 Charles Floquet, French statesman (d. 1896)
  • Oct 8 Francisque Sarcey, French writer (Le Temps), born in Dourdan, France (d. 1899)
  • Oct 10 Samuel J. Randall, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1890)
  • Oct 23 Turner Ashby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Oct 27 Jacob Dolson Cox, Canadian-American statesman, lawyer, and Major General (Union Army), born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1900)
  • Nov 2 Byron Grimes, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Pitt County, North Carolina (d. 1880)
  • Nov 14 James Birdseye MacPherson, American Major General (Union Army), born in Clyde, Ohio (d. 1864)
  • Nov 21 William McComb, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1918)
  • Nov 25 Franjo Racki, Croatian historian/politician
  • Nov 26 René Goblet, French politician (d. 1905)
  • Nov 30 Jedediah Hotchkiss, Engineer (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)
  • Dec 8 Clinton Bowen Fisk, American abolitionist, Brevet Major General (Union Army), helped establish 1st free public schools in the South, born in York, New York (d. 1890)
  • Dec 8 Robert Bullock, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1905)
  • Dec 16 John Beatty, American banker, statesman, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Sandusky, Ohio (d. 1914)
  • Dec 23 Mathilde Wesendonk, German writer/poet (Tagebuchblatter)
  • Dec 28 Karl L Kahlbaum, German psychiatrist (katatonie)
  • Dec 30 Mark Perrin Lowrey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1885)