Birthdays in History in June 1839

  • Jun 3 Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Der Herr im Hause)
  • Jun 10 Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, Council President of Denmark (d. 1912)
  • Jun 17 Fr. Arthur Tooth SSC, Anglican Clergyman prosecuted for ritualist activities (d. 1931)
  • Jun 18 William Henry Seward Jr, American banker and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Auburn, New York (d. 1920)
  • Jun 21 Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Brazilian writer (Epitaph of a small winner), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 1908)
  • Jun 21 Johannes P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician
  • Jun 21 John Decatur Barry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1867)
  • Jun 24 Gustavus Franklin Swift, founded Swift & Co