Birthdays in History in 1793

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 3 Lucretia Coffin Mott, American teacher/minister/abolitionist/feminist
  • Jan 6 James Madison Porter, American politician (d. 1862)
  • Jan 14 John C. Clark, American politician (d. 1852)

Person of interestSam Houston

Mar 2 Sam Houston, American born 1st President of Republic of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44) who helped bring Texas into the United States as a constituent state, born in Rockbridge County, Virginia (d. 1863)

Texan Revolutionary Sam Houston
Texan Revolutionary
Sam Houston
  • Mar 3 Charles Sealsfield [Carl Anton Postl], Austrian-American writer, born in Popice u Znojma, Moravia (d. 1864)
  • Mar 4 Karl Lachmann, German philologist (d. 1851)
  • Mar 11 Jan F Willems, Flemish writer/philologist
  • Mar 28 Henry Schoolcraft, American geographer and geologist, born in Guilderland, New York (d. 1864)
  • Apr 11 Nicolaas Christiaan Kist, Dutch Reformed theologian and church historian, born in Woerden, Netherlands (d. 1859)
  • Apr 15 Friedrich Struve, German founded dynasty of astronomers
  • Apr 19 Ferdinand I, Emperor of Austria (1835-48), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1875)
  • May 9 Johannes C de Jonge, Dutch historian/archivist
  • Jul 5 Pavel Ivanovich Pestel, Russian officer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1826)
  • Jul 6 Jacob M de Kempenaer, Dutch lawyer/min of Internal Affairs (1848-49)
  • Jul 13 John Clare, English poet (Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery), born in Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England (d. 1864)
  • Sep 4 Edward Bates, American lawyer (26th U.S. Attorney General), born in Goochland County, Virginia (d. 1869)
  • Sep 25 Felicia Dorothea Hemans, English poet, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1835)
  • Sep 28 Denis-Auguste Affre, Archbishop of Paris (1840-48) and opponent of King Louis-Philippe, born in Saint-Rome-de-Tarn, Aveyron, France (d. 1848)
  • Oct 28 Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker

Person of interestStephen F. Austin

Nov 3 Stephen F. Austin, Founded and helped colonize the US state of Texas, born in Austinville, Virginia (d. 1836)

Founder of Texas Stephen F. Austin
Founder of Texas
Stephen F. Austin
  • Nov 10 Jared Kirtland, American physician, naturalist and reformed penitentiaries, born in Wallingford, Connecticut (d. 1877)
  • Nov 15 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry)
  • Nov 16 Francis Danby, Irish painter
  • Dec 15 Henry Charles Carey, economist (Principles of Poli Economy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania