On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1769

  • Aug 14 Friedrich Dülon, German flautist and composer, born in Oranienburg (d. 1826)

Person of interestNapoléon Bonaparte

Aug 15 Napoleon Bonaparte, French military leader and Emperor of the French (1804-14, 1815), born in Ajaccio, Corsica, France (d. 1821)

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Aug 16 Jean Aimé Vernier, French harpist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1838)
  • Aug 18 Alexandre Stievenard, French composer and musician, born in Cambrai, France (d. 1855)

Person of interestGeorges Cuvier

Aug 23 Georges Cuvier [Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric Cuvier], French naturalist and zoologist, born in Montbéliard, France (d. 1832)

Naturalist and Zoologist Georges Cuvier
Naturalist and Zoologist
Georges Cuvier
  • Aug 30 Bonifacio Asioli, Italian composer and music writer, born in Correggio, Italy (d. 1832)