Famous People Born in 1775

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 20 André-Marie Ampère, French physicist (d. 1836)
  • Jan 21 Manuel Garcia, composer

Person of interestFriedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling

Jan 27 Friedrich von Schelling, German philosopher (Views on Christianity), born in Leonberg, Württemberg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1854)

  • Jan 27 Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garcia, Spanish tenor/composer
  • Jan 30 Walter Savage Landor, English poet and writer (Imaginary Conversations), born in Warwick, England (d. 1864)
  • Feb 5 Margaretha J de Neufville, author (Small Pligten)
  • Feb 9 Farkas/Wolfgang Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician (parallel axiom)
  • Feb 10 Charles Lamb, British critic/poet/essayist (Essays of Elia), born in London, England (d. 1834)
  • Feb 12 Louisa Adams, US First Lady (1825-29), born in London (d. 1852)
  • Feb 18 Thomas Girtin, artist/watercolorist, born in London, England
  • Apr 7 Francis C Lowell, founded 1st raw cotton-to-cloth textile mill
  • Apr 8 Adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general/Napoleon's wife Marie lover
  • Apr 11 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, French pianist and composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1820)
  • Apr 21 Alexander Anderson, American engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare)
  • Apr 22 Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen)
  • Apr 23 J. M. W. Turner, English landscape painter (Shipwreck), born in Covent Garden, London, England (d. 1851)

  • May 1 Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, Flemish composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1836)
  • May 10 Robert Gray, Sea Captain (d. 1806)
  • May 21 Lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano
  • Jun 12 Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal, born in Halle, Germany (d. 1851)
  • Jun 13 Antoni Radziwiłł, Polish-Lithuanian politician and musician, born in Vilnius, Lithuania (d. 1833)
  • Jul 5 William Crotch, English composer, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 1847)
  • Jul 9 Matthew Lewis, English novelist (The Monk), born in London (d. 1818)
  • Jul 17 August Harder, German composer, born in Schönerstädt (d. 1813)
  • Jul 23 Étienne-Louis Malus, French physicist (Polarization of light), born in Paris (d. 1812)
  • Jul 24 Eugène François Vidocq, French criminal and police detective, born in Arras, France (d. 1857)
  • Jul 25 Anna Symmes Harrison, 9th 1st lady (1841), born in Morristown, New Jersey (d. 1864)
  • Aug 2 Jose Angel Lamas, Venezuelan composer, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 1814)
  • Aug 6 Louis-Antoine the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme/General of France
  • Aug 6 Daniel O'Connell, Irish politician (d. 1847)
  • Aug 17 Philippe Libon, composer
  • Aug 26 William Joseph Behr, German writer (d. 1851)
  • Aug 28 Sophie Gail, French singer and composer, born in Paris (d. 1819)
  • Aug 31 Francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, French classical guitarist and composer, born in Perpignan, France (d. 1849)
  • Sep 5 Juan Martín Díez, El Empecinado (The Undaunted), Spanish guerrillero, born in Valladolid, Spain (d. 1825)

Person of interestLaura Secord

Sep 13 Laura Secord, Canadian war heroine, born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts Bay (d. 1868)

Canadian War Heroine Laura Secord
Canadian War Heroine
Laura Secord
  • Oct 12 Lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader, born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1863)
  • Oct 15 Bernhard Henrik Crusell, Swedish-Finnish composer, born in Uusikaupunki, Finland (d. 1838)
  • Oct 21 Guiseppi Baini, composer
  • Oct 27 Traugott Maximilian Eberwein, German composer, born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1831)
  • Nov 15 Georges-Julien Sieber, composer
  • Nov 27 Joachim G le Sage ten Broek, Dutch notary/catholic foreman/publicist
  • Dec 6 Nicolas Isouard, French composer, born in Porto Salvo, Valletta, Malta (d. 1818)
  • Dec 14 Philander Chase, American founder of Kenyon College (d. 1852)
  • Dec 14 Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, British admiral (d. 1860)
  • Dec 16 Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer

Person of interestJane Austen

Dec 16 Jane Austen, English novelist (Pride and Prejudice), born in Steventon, England (d. 1817)

Novelist Jane Austen
Novelist
Jane Austen
  • Dec 25 Antun Sorkocevic, composer
  • Dec 30 Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer