Famous People Born in July 1862

  • Jul 2 William Henry Bragg, English physicist (Nobel Prize for Physics, 1915 - crystalline structure analysis by means of X-rays), born in Westward, Cumberland, England (d. 1942) [1]
  • Jul 3 Friedrich Ernst Koch, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1927)
  • Jul 11 Liza Lehmann, English composer, born in London, England (d. 1918)
  • Jul 14 Florence Bascom, American geologist and 1st woman hired by the US Geological Survey, born in Williamstown, Massachusetts (d. 1945)
  • Jul 14 Gustav Klimt, Austrian Symbolist painter (The Kiss), born in Baumgarten, Austria-Hungary (d. 1918)
  • Jul 16 Ida B. Wells (-Barnett), American journalist, civil rights activist, and co-founder of the NAACP, born in Holly Springs, Mississippi (d. 1931)
  • Jul 18 Nikolai Nikolayevich Yudenich, Russian WWI general, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1933)
  • Jul 18 Victor, Prince Napoléon (Napoléon V), French pretender to throne, born in Palais-Royal, Paris (d. 1926)
  • Jul 31 Steve Fairbairn, British rower and coach (Jesus College Boat Club, Cambridge University), Geelong, Victoria, Australia (d. 1938)