Famous People Born in 1843

  • Jan 1 Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer
  • Jan 8 Frederick Abberline, British police investigator (d. 1929)
  • Jan 8 John H. Moffitt, American politician (d. 1926)
  • Jan 9 Christiaan A Ulder, Curacao, composer (waltzes/tumbas)

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Jan 10 Frank James, American outlaw (member of the James-Younger gang), born in Clay County, Missouri (d. 1915)

Outlaw Frank James
Outlaw
Frank James
  • Jan 11 Charles Yelverton O'Connor, Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)
  • Jan 20 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)
  • Jan 23 Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer

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Jan 29 William McKinley, 25th US President (Republican: 1897-1901), born in Niles, Ohio (d. 1901)

25th US President William McKinley
25th US President
William McKinley
  • Feb 12 John Graham Chambers, English athlete who wrote the Queensberry rules for boxing (d. 1883)
  • Feb 19 Adelina Patti, opera soprano (Lucio), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Feb 22 Affonso de Escragnolle Taunay, France/Brazil writer (Inocencia)
  • Mar 2 Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy (d. 1911)
  • Mar 5 William F Sudds, composer
  • Mar 6 Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer
  • Mar 8 Per Jonas Fredrik Vilhelm Svedbom, composer
  • Mar 18 Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899)
  • Apr 1 Ludwig Enneccerus, German jurist
  • Apr 4 Hans Richter, composer
  • Apr 8 Asger Hamerik, [Hammerich], composer
  • Apr 14 Gustave Leon Huberti, composer
  • Apr 15 Carl Eilhardt, composer
  • Apr 15 Henry James, American/British author (Turn of the Screw, Bostonians), (d. 1916)
  • Apr 25 Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse (d. 1878)
  • May 2 Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer
  • May 6 Grove Karl Gilbert, geologist, investigated Lake Bonneville, Utah
  • May 9 Isabella "Belle" Boyd, American actress and Confederate spy during US Civil War, born in Martinsburg, Virginia (d. 1900)
  • May 10 Kaufmann Kohler, German-born American reform rabbi and theologian, born in Fürth (d. 1926)
  • May 10 Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (d. 1920)
  • May 13 Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician
  • May 21 Charles-Albert Gobat, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize, born in Tramelan, Switzerland (d. 1914)
  • May 21 Louis Renault, French lawyer
  • May 23 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer
  • May 29 Emile Pessard, composer
  • Jun 1 Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer (d. 1930)
  • Jun 3 Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)

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Jun 7 Susan Blow, American educator who pioneered kindergarten education and was known as the "Mother of the Kindergarten", born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1916)

Educator and Kindergarten Director Susan Blow
Educator and Kindergarten Director
Susan Blow
  • Jun 9 Bertha von Suttner, Austrian novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)
  • Jun 10 Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer
  • Jun 15 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Bewitched One), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1907)
  • Jun 16 David Popper, composer
  • Jun 16 Jan Malat, Czech composer (d. 1915)
  • Jun 19 Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer
  • Jun 30 Ernest Mason Satow, British diplomat (d. 1929)
  • Jul 5 Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian

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Jul 7 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), born in Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • Jul 29 Johannes Schmidt, German linguist (d. 1901)
  • Jul 31 Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet and Nobel Prize laureate, born in Krieglach, Austria (d. 1918)
  • Aug 1 Robert Todd Lincoln, American politician, lawyer, Captain (Union Army), son of President Abraham Lincoln, born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1926)
  • Aug 4 Flor van Duyse, composer
  • Aug 5 James Scott Skinner, composer

  • Aug 23 William Southam, Canadian newspaper publisher, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1932)
  • Aug 26 George August Lumbye, composer
  • Aug 29 David B. Hill, American politician and Governor of New York (1885-91), born in Montour Falls, New York (d. 1910)
  • Aug 31 Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (1917-18), born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1919)
  • Sep 4 Charles Wentworth Dilke, English under minister of Foreign affairs
  • Sep 4 Jan Levoslav Bella, composer
  • Sep 15 Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange/son of king Willem III
  • Sep 21 David Emlyn Evans, composer
  • Sep 25 Thomas Chrowder Cham Mattoon Illinois, American Geologist and educator, born in Berlin, Germany
  • Sep 25 Melville Reuben Bissell, American inventor of the carpet sweeper, born in Hartwick, New York (d. 1889)
  • Sep 27 Gaston Tarry, French mathematician (d. 1913)
  • Sep 29 Mikhail Skobelev, Russian general (d. 1882)
  • Oct 20 Victor de Stuers, Dutch art connoisseur
  • Oct 21 Mark M Antokolski, Russian/French sculptor (Peter the Great)
  • Oct 22 Stephen Babcock, Oneida County New York, American Agricultural Chemist (Babcock test and father of scientific dairying)
  • Oct 25 Gleb Uspensky, Russian author (Power of the Soil), born in Tula, Russian Empire (d. 1902)
  • Oct 26 Vasily Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War & Peace), born in Cherepovets, Russia (d. 1904)
  • Oct 30 A G Henri Regnault, French water colors painter
  • Nov 2 Caryl Florio, composer, Pen-name of William James Rob John
  • Nov 2 Elek Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, born in Pest (d. 1893)
  • Nov 19 Richard Avenarius, German philosopher (d. 1896)
  • Nov 23 Josef Sucher, composer
  • Nov 25 Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist, philanthropist and the father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)
  • Nov 27 William Cornelius Van Horne, American railway executive (Canadian Pacific Railway), born in Frankfort, Illinois (d. 1899)
  • Nov 27 Elizabeth Stride, victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)
  • Nov 28 Manuel Gregorio Tavarez, composer
  • Nov 30 Jozsef Kiss, Hungarian literary (Zsido Dalok)
  • Dec 6 Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher

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Dec 11 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), born in Clausthal, Hanover (d. 1910)

Microbiologist Robert Koch
Microbiologist
Robert Koch
  • Dec 13 George Stephanescu, composer
  • Dec 21 Thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealand poet (d. 1898)
  • Dec 23 Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (d. 1924)
  • Dec 24 Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (d. 1886)
  • Dec 29 Elisabeth of Wied (pen name was Carmen Sylva), queen of Romania and writer (d. 1916)