On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1769

  • Sep 9 Cornelis Felix van Maanen, Dutch minister of Justice (1807-42), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1846)

Person of interestAlexander von Humboldt

Sep 14 Alexander von Humboldt, German naturalist and explorer (Kosmos), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1859)

Naturalist and Explorer Alexander von Humboldt
Naturalist and Explorer
Alexander von Humboldt
  • Sep 19 Joseph Comb, missionary to Moluccas (d. 1833)