On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1780

  • Aug 19 Pierre-Jean de BĂ©ranger, French poet and songwriter, born in Paris (d. 1857)
  • Aug 21 Jernej Kopitar, Slovene philologist and linguist (Slovenian Grammar), born in Repnje, Slovenia (d. 1844)
  • Aug 29 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather), born in Montauban, France (d. 1867)