Birthdays in History in July 1804

  • Jul 1 George Sand [Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dudevant], French (female) novelist (Valentine, Le Figaro)
  • Jul 4 Désiré de Haerne, Belgian Catholic priest and Congressional leader, born in Ypres, Belgium (d. 1890)

Person of interestNathaniel Hawthorne

Jul 4 Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author (House of 7 Gables, The Scarlet Letter), born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1864)

  • Jul 10 Emma Smith, Inaugural President of the Women's Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, born in Harmony Township, Pennsylvania (d. 1879)
  • Jul 14 Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general
  • Jul 20 Richard Owen, English zoologist (Dinosauria), born in Lancaster, England (d. 1892)
  • Jul 22 Victor Schoelcher, French writer (abolitionism), born in Paris (d. 1893)
  • Jul 25 Carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Italian minister of Education, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1880)
  • Jul 28 Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man is what he eats)