Birthdays in History in 1843

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 8 Frederick Abberline, British police investigator (d. 1929)
  • Jan 8 John H. Moffitt, American politician (d. 1926)

Person of interestFrank James

Jan 10 Frank James, American outlaw (member of the James-Younger gang), born in Clay County, Missouri (d. 1915)

Outlaw Frank James
Outlaw
Frank James
  • Jan 11 Charles Yelverton O'Connor, Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)
  • Jan 20 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)

Person of interestWilliam McKinley

Jan 29 William McKinley, 25th US President (Republican: 1897-1901), born in Niles, Ohio (d. 1901)

25th US President William McKinley
25th US President
William McKinley
  • Feb 22 Affonso de Escragnolle Taunay, France/Brazil writer (Inocencia)
  • Mar 2 Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy (d. 1911)
  • Mar 18 Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899)
  • Apr 1 Ludwig Enneccerus, German jurist
  • Apr 15 Henry James, American/British author (Turn of the Screw, Bostonians), (d. 1916)
  • Apr 25 Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse, born in Buckingham Palace, London (d. 1878)
  • May 6 Grove Karl Gilbert, geologist, investigated Lake Bonneville, Utah
  • May 10 Kaufmann Kohler, German-born American reform rabbi and theologian, born in Fürth (d. 1926)
  • May 10 Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (Episodios Nacionales), born in Las Palmas, Spain (d. 1920)
  • May 13 Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician

  • May 21 Charles-Albert Gobat, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize, born in Tramelan, Switzerland (d. 1914)
  • May 21 Louis Renault, French lawyer, born in Autun, France (d. 1918)
  • Jun 1 Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer (d. 1930)
  • Jun 3 Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)
  • Jun 9 Bertha von Suttner, Austrian novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)
  • Jun 30 Ernest Mason Satow, British diplomat (d. 1929)
  • Jul 5 Mandell Creighton, British historian and a bishop of the Church of England, born in Carlisle, Cumbria, England (d. 1901)

Person of interestCamillo Golgi

Jul 7 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), born in Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • Jul 29 Johannes Schmidt, German linguist (d. 1901)
  • Jul 31 Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet and Nobel Prize laureate, born in Krieglach, Austria (d. 1918)
  • Aug 1 Robert Todd Lincoln, American politician, lawyer, Captain (Union Army), son of President Abraham Lincoln, born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1926)
  • Aug 23 William Southam, Canadian newspaper publisher, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1932)
  • Aug 29 David B. Hill, American politician and Governor of New York (1885-91), born in Montour Falls, New York (d. 1910)
  • Aug 31 Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (1917-18), born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1919)
  • Sep 4 Charles Dilke, British statesman and Radical politician, born in London (d. 1911)
  • Sep 15 Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange/son of king Willem III
  • Sep 25 Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, American geologist and educator, born in Mattoon, Illinois (d. 1928)
  • Sep 25 Melville Reuben Bissell, American inventor of the carpet sweeper, born in Hartwick, New York (d. 1889)
  • Sep 27 Gaston Tarry, French mathematician, born in Villefranche de Rouergue, Aveyron, France (d. 1913)
  • Sep 29 Mikhail Skobelev, Russian general (d. 1882)
  • Oct 20 Victor de Stuers, Dutch art connoisseur
  • Oct 21 Mark M Antokolski, Russian/French sculptor (Peter the Great)
  • Oct 22 Stephen Babcock, Oneida County New York, American Agricultural Chemist (Babcock test and father of scientific dairying)
  • Oct 25 Gleb Uspensky, Russian author (Power of the Soil), born in Tula, Russian Empire (d. 1902)
  • Oct 26 Vasily Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War & Peace), born in Cherepovets, Russia (d. 1904)
  • Oct 30 A G Henri Regnault, French water colors painter
  • Nov 19 Richard Avenarius, German philosopher (d. 1896)
  • Nov 25 Henry Ware Eliot, American industrialist, philanthropist and the father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)
  • Nov 27 William Cornelius Van Horne, American railway executive (Canadian Pacific Railway), born in Frankfort, Illinois (d. 1899)
  • Nov 27 Elizabeth Stride, victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)
  • Nov 30 Jozsef Kiss, Hungarian literary (Zsido Dalok)
  • Dec 6 Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter and etcher, born in Ghent, belgium (d. 1900)

Person of interestRobert Koch

Dec 11 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), born in Clausthal, Hanover (d. 1910)

Microbiologist Robert Koch
Microbiologist
Robert Koch
  • Dec 21 Thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealand poet, born in Clones, County Monaghan (d. 1898)
  • Dec 23 Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (d. 1924)
  • Dec 24 Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet, born in Vändra, Estonia (d. 1886)
  • Dec 29 Elisabeth of Wied [pseudonym Carmen Sylva], Queen consort of Romania and poet, born in Neuwied, Germany (d. 1916)