Famous People Born in July 1848

  • Jul 9 Robert I, Duke of Parma, last ruling Duke of Parma, born in Florence, Tuscany (d. 1907)
  • Jul 15 Vilfredo F D Pareto, Italian economist/sociologist
  • Jul 16 Henri Viotta, Dutch conductor and composer (Lexicon of Music), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1933)

W. G. GraceW. G. Grace (1848-1915)

Jul 18 English cricket all-rounder and captain (22 Tests; 54,896 runs over record 44 first class seasons; Gloucestershire), born in Bristol, England

  • Jul 19 Cornelis Adrianus Pekelharing, Dutch physician, born in Zaandam, Netherlands (d. 1922)
  • Jul 22 Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1914)

Arthur BalfourArthur Balfour (1848-1930)

Jul 25 British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1902-05) and Foreign Secretary (Balfour Declaration), born in Whittingehame House, East Lothian, Scotland

  • Jul 27 Friedrich Ernst Dorn, German physicist who discovered that radon is emitted from radium, born in Guttstadt, Province of Prussia (now Warmia in Poland) (d. 1916)
  • Jul 27 Vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1933)
  • Jul 27 [Roland] Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist (introduced idea of molecular surface tension), born in Buda, Hungary (d. 1919)
  • Jul 31 Jean Robert Planquette, French composer (Bells of Corneville), born in Paris (d. 1903)