Famous People Born in November 1832

  • Nov 1 Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, Danish composer, born in Roskilde, Denmark (d. 1909)
  • Nov 5 William W. Averell, American Major General (Union Army), born in Cameron, New York (d. 1900)
  • Nov 7 Andrew Dickson White, American historian and educator, 1st President of Cornell University, born in Homer, New York (d. 1918)
  • Nov 9 Émile Gaboriau, French writer (father of the French detective novels), born in Saujon, France (d. 1873)
  • Nov 11 Paolo Giorza, Italian-Australian composer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1914)
  • Nov 18 Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Finnish-Swedish explorer and mineralogist (Vega Expedition), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1901)
  • Nov 22 George Henry Chapman, American newspaper editor, lawyer, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Holland, Massachusetts (d. 1882)
  • Nov 26 Mary Edwards Walker, American surgeon and women's rights leader and only woman to receive Medal of Honor (bravery during Civil War), born in Oswego, New York (d. 1919)
  • Nov 26 Rudolph Koenig, German physicist, born in Königsberg, Prussia (d. 1901)

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Nov 29 American author (Little Women), born in Germantown, Pennsylvania