Birthdays in History in 1780

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Birthdays in History

  • Jan 10 M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist
  • Jan 12 Wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist
  • Feb 2 Johannes van den Bosch, gov-gen (Neth East Indies)
  • Feb 15 Carel Asser, Dutch jurist
  • Feb 19 Friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist (Nibelungenlied)
  • Feb 19 Richard McCarty, American politician (d. 1844)
  • Mar 1 Leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-general of Neth Indies (1826-30)
  • Mar 17 Thomas Chalmers, Scottish minister and 1st moderator (Free Church of Scotland 1843-47), born in Anstruther, Scotland (d. 1847)
  • Mar 18 Milos Obrenovic, Leader of The Second Serbian Uprising and Prince of Serbia (d. 1860)
  • Mar 27 August Leopold Crelle, German inventor and mathematician (1st Prussian Railway), born in Eichwerder, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1855)
  • Apr 7 William Ellery Channing, American Unitarian clergyman
  • Apr 13 Alexander Mitchell, Irish engineer (d. 1868)
  • Apr 29 Charles Nodier, French writer (d. 1844)

Person of interestElizabeth Fry

May 21 Elizabeth Fry, English prison reformer, social reformer and Quaker Minister who is depicted on the British £5 note, born in Norwich, England (d. 1845)

English Social Reformer Elizabeth Fry
English Social Reformer
Elizabeth Fry
  • Jun 3 William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book)
  • Jul 1 Carl von Clausewitz, Prussian general and strategist, born in Burg bei Magdeburg, Prussia (d. 1831)
  • Aug 21 Jernej Kopitar, Slovene philologist and linguist (Slovenian Grammar), born in Repnje, Slovenia (d. 1844)
  • Aug 29 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather), born in Montauban, France (d. 1867)
  • Sep 25 Jason Fairbanks, American murderer, born in Dedham, Massachusetts (d. 1801)
  • Sep 28 √Člie, Duke Decazes, French Bourbon Restoration politician (4th Prime Minister of France), born in Sainte-Martin-de-Laye, France (d. 1860)
  • Oct 10 John Abercrombie, Scottish physician, born in Aberdeen (d. 1844)
  • Oct 20 M Pauline Bonaparte, Corsican duchess of Parma/Guastalla
  • Nov 22 Jose Cecilio del Valle, Honduran Politician (d. 1834)
  • Dec 14 Karl Robert von Nesselrode, Germ/Russian minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Dec 23 Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher
  • Dec 26 Mary Fairfax Somerville, British mathematician (d. 1872)