On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1818

  • Jun 3 Louis Faidherbe, French general (d. 1889)
  • Jun 17 Charles Gounod, French opera composer (Faust), born in Paris, France (d. 1893)
  • Jun 17 Sophie of W├╝rttemberg, Queen of Netherlands as wife of William III, born in Ludwigsburg Palace, Stuttgart, W├╝rttemberg (d. 1877)
  • Jun 21 Ernst II, duke of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93) and composer, born in Ehrenburg Palace, Coburg, Germany (d. 1893)
  • Jun 21 Joseph Abel Haskin, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Troy, New York (d. 1874)
  • Jun 23 Simon Vissering, Dutch economist/minister of Finances (1879-81)
  • Jun 30 Edward John Hopkins, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1901)