On This Day

Birthdays in History in August 1789

  • Aug 21 Augustin-Louis Cauchy, French mathematician and physicist, born in Paris (d. 1857)
  • Aug 26 Abbas Mirza, Crown Prince of Qājār dynasty of Iran, introduced Western military techniques, born in Nava, Mazandaran (d. 1833)
  • Aug 28 Stéphanie de Beauharnais, Grand Duchess of Baden, born in Versailles, France (d. 1860)