Famous People Born in September 1839

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 2 Henry George, land reformer/writer (Progress & Poverty)
  • Sep 10 Isaac Kauffman Funk, American publisher (Funk & Wagnalls)
  • Sep 10 Charles Peirce, American philosopher (d. 1914)
  • Sep 17 Ira Erastus Davenport, American magician, claimed to be a spirit medium, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1911)
  • Sep 25 Karl Alfred Ritter von Zittel, German geologist and paleontologist (Libya), born in Bahlingen, Germany (d. 1904)
  • Sep 25 Mina Kruseman, Dutch writer and feminist, born in Velp, Netherlands (d. 1922)
  • Sep 28 Frances Willard, American educator and founder (Woman's Christian Temperance Union), born in Churchville, New York (d. 1898)