Birthdays in History in 1843

  • Jan 8 Frederick Abberline, British police investigator (d. 1929)
  • Jan 8 John H. Moffitt, American politician (d. 1926)

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Jan 10 Frank James, American outlaw (member of the James-Younger gang), born in Clay County, Missouri (d. 1915)

Outlaw Frank James
Frank James
  • Jan 11 Charles Yelverton O'Connor, Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)
  • Jan 20 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)

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Jan 29 William McKinley, 25th US President (Republican: 1897-1901), born in Niles, Ohio (d. 1901)

25th US President William McKinley
25th US President
William McKinley
  • Feb 22 Affonso de Escragnolle Taunay, France/Brazil writer (Inocencia)
  • Mar 2 Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy (d. 1911)
  • Mar 18 Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899)
  • Apr 1 Ludwig Enneccerus, German jurist
  • Apr 15 Henry James, American/British author (Turn of the Screw, Bostonians), (d. 1916)
  • Apr 25 Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse (d. 1878)
  • May 6 Grove Karl Gilbert, geologist, investigated Lake Bonneville, Utah
  • May 10 Kaufmann Kohler, German-born American reform rabbi and theologian, born in Fürth (d. 1926)
  • May 10 Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (d. 1920)
  • May 13 Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician
  • May 21 Charles-Albert Gobat, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize, born in Tramelan, Switzerland (d. 1914)
  • May 21 Louis Renault, French lawyer
  • Jun 1 Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer (d. 1930)
  • Jun 3 Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)

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Jun 7 Susan Blow, American educator who pioneered kindergarten education and was known as the "Mother of the Kindergarten", born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1916)

Educator Susan Blow
Susan Blow
  • Jun 9 Bertha von Suttner, Austrian novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)
  • Jun 30 Ernest Mason Satow, British diplomat (d. 1929)
  • Jul 5 Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian

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Jul 7 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), born in Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • Jul 29 Johannes Schmidt, German linguist (d. 1901)
  • Jul 31 Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet and Nobel Prize laureate, born in Krieglach, Austria (d. 1918)
  • Aug 1 Robert Todd Lincoln, American politician, lawyer, Captain (Union Army), son of President Abraham Lincoln, born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1926)
  • Aug 23 William Southam, Canadian newspaper publisher, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1932)
  • Aug 29 David B. Hill, American politician and Governor of New York (1885-91), born in Montour Falls, New York (d. 1910)
  • Aug 31 Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (1917-18), born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1919)
  • Sep 4 Charles Wentworth Dilke, English under minister of Foreign affairs
  • Sep 15 Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange/son of king Willem III
  • Sep 25 Thomas Chrowder Cham Mattoon Illinois, American Geologist and educator, born in Berlin, Germany
  • Sep 25 Melville Reuben Bissell, American inventor of the carpet sweeper, born in Hartwick, New York (d. 1889)
  • Sep 27 Gaston Tarry, French mathematician (d. 1913)
  • Sep 29 Mikhail Skobelev, Russian general (d. 1882)
  • Oct 20 Victor de Stuers, Dutch art connoisseur
  • Oct 21 Mark M Antokolski, Russian/French sculptor (Peter the Great)
  • Oct 22 Stephen Babcock, Oneida County New York, American Agricultural Chemist (Babcock test and father of scientific dairying)
  • Oct 25 Gleb Uspensky, Russian author (Power of the Soil)
  • Oct 26 Vasili V Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War & Peace)
  • Oct 30 A G Henri Regnault, French water colors painter
  • Nov 19 Richard Avenarius, German philosopher (d. 1896)
  • Nov 25 Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist, philanthropist and the father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)
  • Nov 27 William Cornelius Van Horne, American railway executive (Canadian Pacific Railway), born in Frankfort, Illinois (d. 1899)
  • Nov 27 Elizabeth Stride, victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)
  • Nov 30 Jozsef Kiss, Hungarian literary (Zsido Dalok)
  • Dec 6 Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher

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Dec 11 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), born in Clausthal, Hanover (d. 1910)

Microbiologist Robert Koch
Robert Koch
  • Dec 21 Thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealand poet (d. 1898)
  • Dec 23 Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (d. 1924)
  • Dec 24 Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (d. 1886)
  • Dec 29 Elisabeth of Wied (pen name was Carmen Sylva), queen of Romania and writer (d. 1916)