Birthdays in History in 1830

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  • Jan 2 Henry Kingsley, English Australian writer, born in Northamptonshire (d. 1876)
  • Jan 7 (Samuel) Emerson Opdycke, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jan 7 Albert Bierstadt, Germany, painter (US landscapes)
  • Jan 8 Gouverneur Kemble Warren, Major Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1882)
  • Jan 19 George Blake Cosby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1909)
  • Jan 23 Gaston AA Marquis de Gallifet, French general/min of War (1899-1900)
  • Jan 27 William Henry Fitzhugh Payne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jan 30 James G Blaine, US, minister of foreign affairs
  • Jan 31 James G Blaine, the "Plumed Knight"

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Feb 3 Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1885-86, 1886-92 and 1895-1902), born in Hatfield, England (d. 1903)

British Prime Minister Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
British Prime Minister
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
  • Feb 6 Marcellus Monroe Crocker, Brig gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1865))
  • Feb 9 Abd-ul-Aziz, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1876)
  • Mar 8 João de Deus, Portuguese poet (d. 1896)
  • Mar 12 William Felix Brantley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1870)
  • Mar 15 Paul von Heyse, Germany, writer (Nobel 1910)
  • Mar 15 Élisée Reclus, French geographer (d. 1905)
  • Mar 18 Numa D Fustel de Coulanges, French historian/sociologist
  • Mar 20 Eugene Asa Carr, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1910)
  • Mar 24 Robert Hamerling, Austrian poet (d. 1889)
  • Mar 26 Eliza Laurillard, Dutch vicar/poet/writer
  • Mar 30 Julius F A Bahnsen, German philosopher
  • Apr 5 Alexander Muir, Lesmahagow Scotland, poet (Maple Leaf Forever)
  • Apr 6 James Augustine Healy, Macon Ga, 1st African American Roman Catholic bishop
  • Apr 9 Eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography
  • Apr 19 Rudolf Cornely, German bible expert/jesuit
  • Apr 29 Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels
  • Apr 30 Davis Tillson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • May 1 Mother (Mary Harris) Jones, US reformer and labor organizer
  • May 5 John Batterson Stetson, American hat manufacturer (d. 1906)
  • May 6 Guido Gezelle, Flemish priest/poet
  • May 10 Francois M Raoult, French physicist/chemist (law of Raoult)
  • May 11 John Converse Starkweather, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • May 13 Zebulon Baird Vance, Governor (Confederacy), (d. 1894)
  • May 14 George Pierce Doles, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • May 15 Laurence Simmons Baker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1907)
  • May 15 Martinus W van der Aa, author/Dutch head-editor (The Time)
  • May 20 Amalia MdGA, princess of Saxon-Weimar-Eisenach/wife of prince Henry
  • May 20 Hector H Malot, French writer (Without Family)
  • May 24 Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter (d. 1897)
  • May 25 Jules de Geyter, Belgian poet (International)
  • May 28 George Lucas Hartsuff, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1874)
  • May 30 Edward Winslow Hinks, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jun 17 Rochard Montgomery Gano, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1913)
  • Jul 2 John Bordenave Villepigue, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jul 8 Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1915)
  • Jul 8 Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna of Altenburg (d. 1911)

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Jul 10 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean/French painter (Impressionism), born in Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, Danish West Indies (now US Virgin Islands) (d. 1903)

  • Jul 14 Richard Henry Jackson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 17 Eelco Refer, linguist (Dictionary for the Dutch translator)
  • Jul 22 William Sooy Smith, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1916)
  • Jul 29 Alvan Cullem Gillem, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1875)
  • Aug 18 Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria (d. 1916)
  • Aug 19 Julius Lothar Meyer, Varel Oldenburg, German Chemist who developed the first periodic table of chemical elements independently of Dimitri Mendeleev
  • Sep 2 William P. Frye, American politician (d. 1911)

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Sep 8 Frederic Mistral, French Provencal poet (Nobel 1904), born in Maillane, France (d. 1914)

Provencal Poet Frederic Mistral
Provencal Poet
Frederic Mistral
  • Sep 12 William Sprague, governor of Rhode Island (1859-63)
  • Sep 13 Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer (d. 1916)
  • Sep 15 Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz, president of Mexico (1877-1911)
  • Sep 27 William Babcock Hazen, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1887)
  • Sep 29 John Parker Hawkins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1914)
  • Oct 1 Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1890)
  • Oct 9 Harriet Hosmer, sculptor
  • Oct 10 Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68)
  • Oct 16 Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliography
  • Oct 24 Belva Bennett Lockwood, attorney (1st lady to argue in Supreme Court)
  • Oct 26 Stephen Elliott Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1866)
  • Oct 30 John Stevens Bowen, Major General (Confederate Army) (d. 1863)
  • Nov 3 Esten Cooke, John (Confederate Army), (d. 1886)
  • Nov 3 Jacob M van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist/chemist
  • Nov 8 Oliver Otis Howard, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1909)
  • Nov 10 Albert Gallatin Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Nov 20 Patrick Henry Jones, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)
  • Nov 23 Kaspar CE Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austria sculptor
  • Dec 5 Christina Rossetti, poet (Winter Rain, Passing Away), born in London, England
  • Dec 7 Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician/minister of Education

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Dec 10 Emily Dickinson, American poet (Collected Poems), born in Amherst, Massachusetts (d. 1886)

  • Dec 12 Joseph Orville Shelby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1897)
  • Dec 14 Allen Thomas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1907)
  • Dec 16 John Frederick Hartranft, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1889)
  • Dec 17 Jules de Goncourt, French novelist (Germinie), wrote with his brother Edmond de Goncourt, born in Paris (d. 1870)
  • Dec 22 Justin M'Carthy, Ireland, Irish politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope)
  • Dec 31 Ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79)