Birthdays in History in July 1849

  • Jul 2 Maria Theresia of Austria-Este, queen of Bavaria (d. 1919)
  • Jul 12 William Osler, Canada, physician/author (circulatory system)
  • Jul 19 F A Alphonse Aulard, French historian
  • Jul 19 Ferdinand Brunetière, French writer and critic (d. 1906)
  • Jul 20 Robert Anderson Van Wyck, Mayor of New York City (d. 1918)

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Jul 22 Emma Lazarus, poet ("New Colossus" - on the base of Statue of Liberty), born in New York City

  • Jul 27 John Hopkinson, Manchester, U.K., British physicist and electrical engineer (Hopkinson's Law)
  • Jul 29 Max Nordau, Austrian author and Zionist leader (d. 1923)