Birthdays in History in July 1853

  • Jul 5 Cecil John Rhodes, South Africa, politician/diamond merchant
  • Jul 7 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Le Pacha Bonneval)
  • Jul 18 Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Holland, physicist (Nobel 1902)
  • Jul 20 Geo[rge] Poggenbeek, Dutch water colors painter
  • Jul 27 Vladimir Korolenko, Russian writer (d. 1921)