Birthdays in History in 1829

  • Jan 3 John G R Acquoy, theologist/church historian
  • Jan 3 Konrad Duden, German linguist (Der grosse Duden)
  • Jan 5 Sir Roger Tichborne, missing U.K. heir who was the subject of the longest criminal trial in British history (d. c.1854)
  • Jan 9 Adolf von Schlagintweit, German explorer (Tarimbekken)
  • Jan 9 Thomas William Robertson, England, playwright (Caste)
  • Jan 18 Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Blood to Bridge)
  • Jan 21 Oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet
  • Jan 30 Alfred Cummings, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1910)
  • Feb 1 John Potts Slough, American politician, lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1867)
  • Feb 2 Alfred Brehm, German zoologist (d. 1884)
  • Feb 11 William Anderson Pile, American politician, minister, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1889)
  • Feb 13 Gerard Keller, writer (Netherlands Spectator)
  • Feb 14 Alfred Iverson Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1911)
  • Feb 15 Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Roland Blake)
  • Feb 18 Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Opelousas, Louisiana (d. 1864)
  • Feb 21 Johnson Hagood, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1898)

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Feb 26 Levi Strauss, German-born American clothing designer, born in Buttenheim, Bavaria (d. 1902)

Fashion Designer Levi Strauss
Fashion Designer
Levi Strauss
  • Mar 2 Carl Schurz, German-American journalist and Major General (Union Army), born in Erftstadt, Germany (d. 1906)
  • Mar 14 Charles Charlesworth, dies at 7 of old age, born in Straffordshire, England
  • Mar 18 William Robertson Boggs, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1911)
  • Mar 19 Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (d. 1901)
  • Mar 24 George Francis Train, American businessman (d. 1904)
  • Mar 24 Ignacio Zaragoza, Mexican general (d. 1862)
  • Mar 29 Ritta & Christina Parodi, Siamese twins, born in Sassare, Sardinia (d. 1829)
  • Mar 29 Robert Emmet Rodes, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Apr 10 William Booth, founder (Salvation Army)
  • Apr 15 Mary Harris Thompson, 1st American woman surgeon
  • Apr 24 George Peabody Estey, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (d. 1881)
  • May 1 Jose M de Alencar, Brazilian writer/minister of Justice
  • May 6 Phoebe Ann Coffin, 1st female ordained minister in New England
  • May 30 Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert

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Jun 3 Charles Brooke, 2nd White Rajah of Sarawak (1868-1917), born in Burnham-on-Sea, England (d. 1917)

2nd White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Brooke
2nd White Rajah of Sarawak
Charles Brooke
  • Jun 6 John Baillie McIntosh, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 1888)
  • Jun 6 Shusaku Honinbo, Japanese Go player (d. 1862)
  • Jun 8 John Everett Millais, England, painter (Order of Release)
  • Jun 11 Hendrik Gerhard, Founder (Dutch Social-Democratic)

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Jun 16 Geronimo, Apache leader and resistance fighter, born in No-doyohn Canon, Mexico (d. 1909)

Apache Leader Geronimo
Apache Leader
Geronimo
  • Jul 5 Ignacio Mariscal, Writer and Mexican diplomat (d. 1910)
  • Jul 8 Pierre A Vicomte de Ponson du Terrail, French serial writer
  • Jul 16 Robert Brown Potter, American lawyer and Major General (Union Army), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1887)
  • Jul 26 August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94) (Nobel-1909)
  • Aug 5 Milo Smith Hascall, American banker, real estate executive, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Le Roy, New York (d. 1904)
  • Aug 7 Thomas Ewing Jr, American attorney, 1st chief justice of Kansas, congressman, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Lancaster, Ohio (d. 1896)
  • Aug 12 John Horace Forney, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1902)
  • Aug 23 Moritz B Cantor, German historian of mathematics, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1920)
  • Sep 1 James Conner, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1883)
  • Sep 6 Marie Zakrzewska, Polish physician, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1902)
  • Sep 7 August Kekule von Stradonitz, German chemist who discovered structure of benzene ring, born in Darmstadt, Hesse (d. 1896)
  • Sep 7 Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, American geologist (Geograph Survey 1859-86)
  • Sep 8 George Crook, American Major General (Union Army), born in Taylorsville, Ohio (d. 1890)
  • Sep 8 Seth Maxwell Barton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1900)
  • Sep 12 Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, born in Speyer, Germany (d. 1880)
  • Sep 12 Charles Dudley Warner, American novelist (Being a Boy), born in Plainfield, Massachusetts (d. 1900)
  • Sep 22 William Worth Belknap, American lawyer and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Newburgh, New York (d. 1876)
  • Sep 22 Tự Đức, Emperor of Vietnam (d. 1883)
  • Sep 24 James St Clair Morton, American engineer, author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)
  • Sep 24 Charles S. West, Texas jurist and politician (d. 1885)
  • Sep 25 William Michael Rossetti, English writer and civil servant, born in London (d. 1919)
  • Sep 29 Bradley Tyler Johnson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1903)
  • Sep 29 Giles Alexander Smith, American Major General (Union Army), born in Jefferson County, New York (d. 1876)

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Oct 5 Chester A. Arthur, American politician(R) 21st President (1881-85), born in Fairfield Vermont (d. 1886)

21st US President Chester A. Arthur
21st US President
Chester A. Arthur
  • Oct 10 Dandridge McRae, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)
  • Oct 15 Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos)
  • Oct 18 Charles Sidney Winder, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Oct 18 Lucius Marshall Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • Oct 27 Christopher Columbus Andres, American diplomat, newspaperman, author, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire (d. 1922)
  • Oct 30 Roscoe Conkling, MC (Union), (d. 1888)
  • Nov 8 Samuel Wylie Crawford, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania (d. 1892)
  • Nov 15 Petrus A S van Limburg Brouwer, MP/critic (Akbar)
  • Nov 21 Peter A de Genestet, Dutch vicar/poet
  • Nov 24 William Passmore Carlin, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Greene County, Illinois (d. 1903)
  • Dec 3 Green Berry Raum, American lawyer, politician, author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Golconda, Illinois (d. 1909)
  • Dec 5 Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, French Canadian politician (d. 1908)
  • Dec 14 John Mercer Langston, 1st African American to hold US political office
  • Dec 27 James Clay Rice, American lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Worthington, Massachusetts (d. 1864)