Famous People Born in September 1791

  • Sep 1 Lydia Sigourney, American religious author (How to Be Happy)
  • Sep 3 Francisco Acuña de Figueroa, Uruguayan poet (Toraidas), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1862)
  • Sep 5 Giacomo Meyerbeer, German opera composer (Gott und die Natur - God and Nature), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1864)
  • Sep 20 Sergey Aksakov, Russian writer (Semejnaja chronika), born in Ufa, Russian Empire (d. 1859) [NS 10/01]

Michael FaradayMichael Faraday (1791-1867)

Sep 22 English scientist, discovered electromagnetic induction, invented 1st electric motor, born in Newington Butts, England

  • Sep 23 Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Encke Comet)
  • Sep 23 Karl T Korner, German poet (Zriny, Leyer und Schwerdt)

Théodore GéricaultThéodore Géricault (1791-1824)

Sep 26 French painter (The Raft of the Medusa), born in Rouen, Normandy, France