Birthdays in History in August 1858

  • Aug 1 Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist
  • Aug 1 Gaston Doumergue, French President (d. 1937)
  • Aug 2 Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen consort of William and Regent of the Netherlands
  • Aug 2 William Watson, British poet (Prince's Quest, Father of Forest)

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Aug 11 Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1929), born in Nijkerk, Netherlands (d. 1930)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman
  • Aug 16 Arthur Achleitner, German writer (d. 1927)
  • Aug 19 Edith Nesbit, England, children books author (Railway Children)
  • Aug 27 Giuseppe Peanoin Cuneo, Piemonte Italy, mathematician