On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1829

  • Jul 5 Ignacio Mariscal, Mexican lawyer and diplomat (Secretary of Foreign Affairs), born in Oaxaca, Mexico (d. 1910)
  • Jul 8 Pierre A Vicomte de Ponson du Terrail, French serial writer
  • Jul 16 Robert Brown Potter, American lawyer and Major General (Union Army), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1887)
  • Jul 26 Auguste Beernaert, 14th Prime Minister of Belgium (1884-94) and Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1909, born in Ostend, Belgium (d. 1912)