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Here are the famous people who were born in June. Look down the list and see if the person born on the day of the month matches yours if you were born in June.

 

1

  • 1653 - Georg Muffat, French composer 
  • 1675 - Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist and writer 
  • 1754 - Ferdinand, Duke of Breisgau 
  • 1762 - Edmund Ignatius Rice, Irish missionary 
  • 1771 - Ferdinando Paer, Italian composer 
  • 1790 - Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright 
  • 1796 - Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, French physicist 
  • 1800 - Edward Deas Thomson, Australian politician 
  • 1801 - Brigham Young, American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement  
  • 1804 - Mikhail Glinka, Russian composer 
  • 1815 - Otto of Greece 
  • 1825 - John Hunt Morgan, American general 
  • 1831 - John Bell Hood, American general 
  • 1833 - John Marshall Harlan, American lawyer and politician  

 

2

  • 1731 - Martha Washington, American wife of George Washington, 1st First Lady of the United States 
  • 1740 - Marquis de Sade, French author 
  • 1743 - Alessandro Cagliostro, Sicilian occultist 
  • 1773 - John Randolph of Roanoke, American planter and politician 
  • 1774 - William Lawson, English-Australian explorer 
  • 1815 - Philip Kearny, American general 
  • 1823 - Gédéon Ouimet, French-Canadian politician 
  • 1835 - Pope Pius X 
  • 1838 - Duchess Alexandra Petrovna of Oldenburg 
  • 1840 - Thomas Hardy, English writer 

 

3

  • 1723 - Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian physician and naturalist 
  • 1726 - James Hutton, Scottish geologist 
  • 1736 - Ignaz Fränzl, German violinist and composer 
  • 1770 - Manuel Belgrano, Argentine politician
  • 1808 - Jefferson Davis, American politician, President of the Confederate States of America 
  • 1818 - Louis Faidherbe, French general 
  • 1819 - Anton Anderledy, Swiss missionary, 23rd Superior General of the Society of Jesus 
  • 1832 - Alexandre Charles Lecocq, French composer 
  • 1840 - Michael O'Laughlen, American conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln 

 

4

  • 1694 - François Quesnay, French economist 
  • 1704 - Benjamin Huntsman, English inventor and manufacturer 
  • 1738 - George III of the United Kingdom 
  • 1744 - Patrick Ferguson, Scottish-English officer and designer of the Ferguson rifle 
  • 1754 - Franz Xaver von Zach, Austrian editor and astronomer
  • 1754 - Miguel de Azcuénaga, Argentine brigadier, member of the Primera Junta 
  • 1787 - Constant Prévost, French geologist 
  • 1801 - James Pennethorne, English architect, designed Victoria Park, London. 
  • 1821 - Apollon Maykov, Russian poet 
  • 1829 - Jinmaku Kyugoro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 12th Makuuchi Yokozuna 

 

5

  • 1660 - Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough 
  • 1718 - Thomas Chippendale, English furniture designer and author 
  • 1757 - Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist 
  • 1760 - Johan Gadolin, Finnish scientist 
  • 1771 - Ernest Augustus I of Hanover 
  • 1781 - Christian Lobeck, German scholar 
  • 1819 - John Couch Adams, English mathematician and astronomer 
  • 1830 - Carmine Crocco, Italian brigand and soldier

 

6

  • 1661 - Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer 
  • 1699 - Johann Georg Estor, German theorist and historian 
  • 1714 - Joseph I of Portugal 
  • 1735 - Anton Schweitzer, German composer 
  • 1755 - Nathan Hale, American writer and soldier 
  • 1756 - John Trumbull, American painter 
  • 1772 - Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily 
  • 1799 - Alexander Pushkin, Russian poet 
  • 1807 - Thieu Tri, Vietnamese emperor 
  • 1810 - Friedrich Wilhelm Schneidewin, German scholar 
  • 1829 - Honinbo Shusaku, Japanese Go player

 

7

  • 1687 - Gaetano Berenstadt, Italian alto castrato 
  • 1732 - Giuseppe Demachi, Italian composer 
  • 1757 - Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire 
  • 1761 - John Rennie the Elder, Scottish engineer, designed the Bell Rock Lighthouse 
  • 1770 - Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 
  • 1778 - Beau Brummell, English fashion designer 
  • 1811 - James Young Simpson, Scottish doctor 
  • 1831 - Amelia Edwards, English author and Egyptologist
  • 1837 - Alois Hitler, Austrian civil servant, father of Adolf Hitler 
  • 1840 - Charlotte of Belgium 

 

8

  • 1625 - Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Italian scientist and astronomer 
  • 1671 - Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer 
  • 1717 - John Collins, American politician
  • 1724 - John Smeaton, English engineer 
  • 1745 - Caspar Wessel, Danish mathematician 
  • 1757 - Cardinal Ercole Consalvi, Italian cardinal 
  • 1810 - Robert Schumann, German composer
  • 1829 - John Everett Millais, English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood 
  • 1831 - Thomas J. Higgins, American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient 

9

  • 1672 - Peter the Great, Russian emperor 
  • 1686 - Andrei Osterman, Russian statesman 
  • 1768 - Samuel Slater, English-American industrialist 
  • 1781 - George Stephenson, English engineer 
  • 1791 - John Howard Payne
  • 1810 - Otto Nicolai, German composer 
  • 1812 - Johann Gottfried Galle, German astronomer 

 

10

  • 1632 - Esprit Fléchier, French writer and bishop 
  • 1657 - James Craggs the Elder, English politician 
  • 1688 - James Francis Edward Stuart, English son of James II of England 
  • 1706 - John Dollond, English optician 
  • 1710 - James Short, Scottish mathematician 
  • 1713 - Princess Caroline of Great Britain 
  • 1753 - William Eustis, American politician, 12th Governor of Massachusetts 
  • 1803 - Henry Darcy, French scientist 
  • 1804 - Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist 
  • 1819 - Gustave Courbet, French painter 
  • 1825 - Princess Hildegard of Bavaria 
  • 1825 - Sondre Norheim, Norwegian skier 
  • 1832 - Nikolaus Otto, German inventor and engineer, invented the Internal combustion engine 
  • 1832 - Stephen Mosher Wood, American politician 
  • 1835 - Rebecca Latimer Felton, American writer, lecturer, and politician, first woman to serve in the United States Senate 
  • 1839 - Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, Danish politician 

 

11

  • 1672 - Francesco Antonio Bonporti, Italian priest and composer 
  • 1690 - Giovanni Antonio Giay, Italian composer 
  • 1696 - Francis Edward James Keith, Scottish-Prussian soldier and field marshal 
  • 1697 - Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian composer, theorist, and organist 
  • 1704 - Carlos Seixas, Portuguese composer 
  • 1713 - Edward Capell, English critic
  • 1723 - Johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer 
  • 1726 - Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain 
  • 1741 - Joseph Warren, American doctor and soldier 
  • 1776 - John Constable, English painter 
  • 1797 - José Trinidad Reyes, Honduran philosopher and theorist 
  • 1815 - Julia Margaret Cameron, English photographer 
  • 1832 - Lucy Pickens, American wife of Francis Wilkinson Pickens 

 

12

  • 1771 - Patrick Gass, American sergeant in the Lewis and Clark Expedition 
  • 1775 - Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal 
  • 1777 - Robert Clark, American politician 
  • 1795 - John Marston, American sailor 
  • 1802 - Harriet Martineau, English theorist and writer 
  • 1806 - John A. Roebling, German-American engineer, designed the Brooklyn Bridge 
  • 1812 - Edmond Hébert, French geologist 
  • 1819 - Charles Kingsley, English writer 
  • 1827 - Johanna Spyri, Swiss writer 

 

13

  • 1649 - Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic 
  • 1672 - Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg 
  • 1752 - Fanny Burney, English novelist 
  • 1761 - Antonín Vranický, Czech violinist and composer 
  • 1763 - José Bonifácio de Andrada, Brazilian statesman 
  • 1773 - Thomas Young, English scientist 
  • 1775 - Antoni Radziwill, Polish politician 
  • 1786 - Winfield Scott, American general 
  • 1795 - Thomas Arnold
  • 1809 - Heinrich Hoffmann, German painter and author 
  • 1822 - Carl Schmidt, German chemist 
  • 1827 - Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman 
  • 1831 - James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish physicist 

 

14

  •  1691 - Jan Francisci, Hungarian organist and composer 
  • 1726 - James Hutton, Scottish naturalist 
  • 1730 - Antonio Sacchini, Italian composer 
  • 1763 - Simon Mayr, German composer 
  • 1796 - Nikolai Brashman, Russian mathematician 
  • 1798 - František Palacký, Czech scholar and politician 
  • 1801 - Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader 
  • 1811 - Harriet Beecher Stowe, American novelist and abolitionist 
  • 1812 - Fernando Wood, American politician 
  • 1819 - Henry Gardner, American politician, 23rd Governor of Massachusetts 
  • 1820 - John Bartlett, American publisher 

 

15

  • 1749 - Georg Joseph Vogler, German composer, organist, teacher, and theorist
  • 1755 - Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist 
  • 1763 - Kobayashi Issa, Japanese poet 
  • 1765 - Martin Baum, American businessman and politician 
  • 1765 - Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician 
  • 1767 - Rachel Jackson, American wife of Andrew Jackson, 7th First Lady of the United States 
  • 1777 - David Daniel Davis, English physician 
  • 1789 - Josiah Henson, American minister and abolitionist
  • 1801 - Benjamin Wright Raymond, American politician 
  • 1805 - William Butler Ogden, American politician 
  • 1809 - François-Xavier Garneau, French-Canadian poet and historian 

 

16

  • 1713 - Meshech Weare, American farmer, lawyer, and politician, 1st Governor of New Hampshire 
  • 1723 - Adam Smith, Scottish philosopher and economist Author of An Inquiry Into The Nature And Causes Of The Wealth Of Nations by Adam Smith
  • 1738 - Mary Katharine Goddard, American printer and publisher 
  • 1754 - Salawat Yulayev, Bashkirs|Bashkir poet 
  • 1792 - John Linnell, English painter 
  • 1792 - Thomas Mitchell, Australian explorer 
  • 1801 - Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist 
  • 1806 - Edward Davy, English physician, chemist, and inventor 
  • 1813 - Otto Jahn, German archaeologist 
  • 1820 - Athanase Josué Coquerel|Athanase Coquerel, French theologian and preacher 
  • 1821 - Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer 
  • 1826 - Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist and botanist 
  • 1829 - Geronimo, Native American leader 
  • 1836 - Wesley Merritt, American general 
  • 1837 - Ernst Laas, German philosopher 
  • 1838 - Frederic Archer, English composer, conductor, and organist 
  • 1838 - Cushman Davis, American politician 

 

17  

  • 1658 - Diogo de Mendonça Corte-Real, Portuguese diplomat and statesman 
  • 1682 - Charles XII of Sweden 
  • 1691 - Giovanni Paolo Panini, Italian painter and architect 
  • 1693 - Johann Georg Walch, German theologian 
  • 1704 - John Kay, English inventor of the Flying Shuttle
  • 1714 - Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, German philosopher 
  • 1714 - César-François Cassini de Thury, French astronomer 
  • 1718 - George Howard, English field marshal 
  • 1742 - William Hooper, American lawyer and politician, signer of the United States Declaration of Independence 
  • 1808 - Henrik Wergeland, Norwegian poet, playwright, and linguist 
  • 1810 - Ferdinand Freiligrath, German writer 
  • 1811 - Jón Sigurðsson, Icelandic independence fighter
  • 1818 - Charles Gounod, French composer 
  • 1818 - Sophie of Württemberg 
  • 1832 - William Crookes, English physicist and chemist
  • 1839 - Arthur Tooth, English clergyman 

 

18

  • 1662 – Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Cleveland, English son of Charles II of England 
  • 1667 – Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshal 
  • 1673 – Antoni Lliteres Carrió, Spanish composer
  • 1677 – Antonio Maria Bononcini, Italian cellist and composer 
  • 1716 – Joseph-Marie Vien, French painter 
  • 1717 – Johann Stamitz, Czech violinist and composer 
  • 1757 – Ignaz Pleyel, Austrian-French pianist and composer 
  • 1757 – Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentinian lawyer and politician 
  • 1769 – Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Irish-English politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 
  • 1799 – William Lassell, English astronomer 
  • 1812 – Ivan Goncharov, Russian author 
  • 1815 – Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general 
  • 1816 – Hélène Napoleone Bonaparte, French daughter of Napoleon 
  • 1816 – Jung Bahadur Rana, Nepali ruler 
  • 1834 – Auguste-Théodore-Paul de Broglie, French philosopher and academic 
  • 1839 – William H. Seward, Jr., American general 

 

19

  • 1633 – Philipp van Limborch, Dutch theologian 
  • 1701 – François Rebel, French violinist and composer 
  • 1708 – Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, German composer 
  • 1731 – Joaquim Machado de Castro, Portuguese sculptor 
  • 1764 – José Gervasio Artigas, Uruguayan general 
  • 1771 – Joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician and philosopher 
  • 1783 – Friedrich Sertürner, German pharmacist 
  • 1792 – Gustav Schwab, German author 
  • 1795 – James Braid, Scottish surgeon 
  • 1815 – Cornelius Krieghoff, Canadian painter 
  • 1816 – William H. Webb, American shipbuilder and philanthropist, founded the Webb Institute 
  • 1834 – Charles Spurgeon, English pastor and author 

 

20

  • 1642 – George Hickes, English scholar 
  • 1647 – John George III, Elector of Saxony 
  • 1699 – William Gustav of Anhalt-Dessau 
  • 1717 – Jacques Saly, French sculptor 
  • 1723 – Adam Ferguson, Scottish philosopher and historian 
  • 1733 – Betty Washington Lewis, American sister of George Washington 
  • 1737 – Tokugawa Ieharu, Japanese shogun 
  • 1754 – Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt 
  • 1756 – Joseph Martin Kraus, Swedish composer 
  • 1761 – Jacob Hübner, German entomologist and author 
  • 1763 – Wolfe Tone, Irish general 
  • 1770 – Moses Waddel, American minister and academic 
  • 1771 – Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, Scottish politician, Lord Lieutenant of Kirkcudbright 
  • 1771 – Hermann von Boyen, Prussian general and politician, Prussian Minister of War 
  • 1777 – Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Canadian bishop 
  • 1778 – Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac, French politician, 7th Prime Minister of France 
  • 1786 – Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, French poet and author 
  • 1796 – Luigi Amat di San Filippo e Sorso, Italian cardinal 
  • 1808 – Samson Raphael Hirsch, German rabbi and scholar 
  • 1809 – Isaak August Dorner, German theologian 
  • 1813 – Joseph Autran, French poet 
  • 1819 – Jacques Offenbach, German-French cellist and composer 

 

21

  • 1639 – Increase Mather, American minister and author 
  • 1646 – Maria Francisca of Savoy 
  • 1676 – Anthony Collins, English philosopher 
  • 1703 – Joseph Lieutaud, French physician and anatomist 
  • 1706 – John Dollond, English optician and astronomer 
  • 1710 – James Short, Scottish mathematician and optician 
  • 1712 – Luc Urbain de Bouëxic, comte de Guichen, French admiral 
  • 1730 – Motoori Norinaga, Japanese scholar 
  • 1732 – Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, German composer 
  • 1736 – Enoch Poor, American general 
  • 1738 – Gottlieb Christoph Harless, German linguist and scholar 
  • 1741 – Prince Benedetto, Duke of Chablais 
  • 1750 – Pierre-Nicolas Beauvallet, French sculptor
  • 1759 – Alexander J. Dallas, American lawyer and politician, 6th United States Secretary of the Treasury
  • 1763 – Pierre Paul Royer-Collard, French philosopher and academic 
  • 1764 – Sidney Smith, English admiral 
  • 1774 – Daniel D. Tompkins, American politician, 6th Vice President of the United States 
  • 1781 – Siméon Denis Poisson, French mathematician and physicist 
  • 1786 – Charles Edward Horn, English singer-songwriter 
  • 1788 – Princess Augusta of Bavaria 
  • 1791 – Robert Napier, Scottish engineer and educator 
  • 1792 – Ferdinand Christian Baur, German theologian and scholar 
  • 1797 – Wilhelm Küchelbecker, Russian poet and author 
  • 1805 – Charles Thomas Jackson, American physician and geologist 
  • 1811 – Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist and neurophysiologist 
  • 1814 – Anton Nuhn, German anatomist and academic 
  • 1823 – Jean Chacornac, French astronomer 
  • 1825 – Thomas Edward Cliffe Leslie, Irish jurist and economist 
  • 1825 – William Stubbs, English bishop 
  • 1828 – Ferdinand André Fouqué, French geologist and academic 
  • 1834 – Frans de Cort, Flemish poet and author 
  • 1834 – Elizabeth Jane Caulfeild, Countess of Charlemont 
  • 1839 - Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Brazilian writer 

 

22

  • 1680 – Ebenezer Erskine, Scottish minister and theologian 
  • 1684 – Francesco Manfredini, Italian violinist and composer 
  • 1704 – John Taylor, English scholar 
  • 1713 – Lord John Sackville, English cricketer and politician 
  • 1738 – Jacques Delille, French poet 
  • 1757 – George Vancouver, English lieutenant and explorer 
  • 1763 – Étienne Méhul, French composer 
  • 1767 – Wilhelm von Humboldt, German philosopher and diplomat 
  • 1792 – James Beaumont Neilson, Scottish inventor 
  • 1805 – Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian journalist and politician 
  • 1820 – James Hutchison Stirling, British physician and philosopher 
  • 1837 – Paul Morphy, American chess player 
  • 1837 – Ernst Ziller, German-Greek architect, designed the Presidential Mansion 

 

23

  • 1668 – Giambattista Vico, Italian jurist, historian, and philosopher 
  • 1683 – Étienne Fourmont, French orientalist and sinologist 
  • 1685 – Antonio Bernacchi, Italian singer-songwriter 
  • 1703 – Marie Leszczyńska, Polish wife of Louis XV of France 
  • 1711 – Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Italian instrument maker 
  • 1716 – Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English politician, Solicitor General for England and Wales 
  • 1750 – Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu, French geologist 
  • 1763 – Joséphine de Beauharnais, French wife of Napoleon I 
  • 1799 – John Milton Bernhisel, American physician and politician 
  • 1800 – Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist 
  • 1824 – Carl Reinecke, German pianist, composer, and conductor 

 

24  

  • 1661 – Hachisuka Tsunanori, Japanese daimyo 
  • 1663 – Jean Baptiste Massillon, French bishop 
  • 1687 – Johann Albrecht Bengel, German-Lutheran clergyman and scholar 
  • 1694 – Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui, Swiss author and theorist 
  • 1704 – Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, French philosopher and author 
  • 1753 – William Hull, American general and politician, 1st Governor of Michigan Territory 
  • 1755 – Anacharsis Cloots, Prussian-French activist 
  • 1767 – Jean-Baptiste Benoît Eyriès, French geographer and author 
  • 1771 – Éleuthère Irénée du Pont, French chemist and industrialist 
  • 1774 – Antonio González de Balcarce, Argentinian commander and politician, 5th Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata 
  • 1774 – François-Nicolas-Benoît Haxo, French general and engineer 
  • 1777 – John Ross, Scottish commander and explorer 
  • 1782 – Juan Larrea, Argentinian captain and politician 
  • 1783 – Johann Heinrich von Thünen, German economist 
  • 1784 – Juan Antonio Lavalleja, Uruguayan politician 
  • 1788 – Thomas Blanchard, American inventor 
  • 1795 – Ernst Heinrich Weber, German physician and psychologist 
  • 1797 – John Hughes, Irish-American archbishop 
  • 1803 – George James Webb, English-American composer 
  • 1804 – Stephan Endlicher, Austrian botanist, numismatist and Sinologist 
  • 1804 – Willard Richards, American religious leader 
  • 1811 – John Archibald Campbell, American jurist 
  • 1813 – Henry Ward Beecher, American clergyman and reformer 
  • 1813 – Francis Boott, American composer 
  • 1821 – Guillermo Rawson, Argentinian physician and politician 
  • 1825 – Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia 
  • 1826 – George Goyder, English-Australian surveyor 
  • 1835 – Johannes Wislicenus, German chemist 
  • 1836 – Harry Rosenbusch, German petrographer 
  • 1839 – Gustavus Franklin Swift, American entrepreneur 

 

25

  • 1709 – Francesco Araja, Italian composer 
  • 1715 – Joseph Foullon de Doué, French politician, Controller-General of Finances 
  • 1755 – Natalia Alexeievna of Russia 
  • 1799 – David Douglas, Scottish-English botanist and explorer 
  • 1814 – Gabriel Auguste Daubrée, French geologist 

 

26

  • 1681 – Hedvig Sophia of Sweden 
  • 1689 – Edward Holyoke, American clergyman and academic 
  • 1694 – Georg Brandt, Swedish chemist and mineralogist 
  • 1699 – Marie Thérèse Rodet Geoffrin, famous French salon hostess of the Enlightenment 
  • 1702 – Philip Doddridge, English educator and hymnwriter 
  • 1703 – Thomas Clap, American minister and academic 
  • 1712 – Johann Andreas Silbermann, German organ builder 
  • 1726 – Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia 
  • 1730 – Charles Messier, French astronomer 
  • 1764 – Jan Paweł Łuszczewski, Polish politician 
  • 1786 – Sunthorn Phu, Thai poet
  • 1796 – Jan Paweł Lelewel, Polish painter 
  • 1798 – Wolfgang Menzel, German poet and critic 
  • 1817 – Branwell Brontë, English painter and poet 
  • 1819 – Abner Doubleday, American general 
  • 1821 – Bartolomé Mitre, Argentinian politician, 6th President of Argentina 
  • 1824 – William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Irish physicist and engineer 
  • 1835 – Thomas W. Knox, American journalist and author 
  • 1839 – Sam Watkins, American soldier and author 

 

27

  • 1696 – William Pepperrell, American merchant and soldier 
  • 1717 – Louis-Guillaume Le Monnier, French botanist and physicist 
  • 1767 – Alexis Bouvard, French astronomer 
  • 1805 – Napoléon Coste, French guitarist and composer 
  • 1806 – Augustus De Morgan, English mathematician and logician 
  • 1817 – Louise von François, German author 
  • 1838 – Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian journalist, author, and poet 
  • 1838 – Paul Mauser, German weapon designer, designed the Gewehr 98 

 

28

  • 1641 – Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien, Polish wife of John III Sobieski 
  • 1664 – Nicolas Bernier, French composer 
  • 1703 – John Wesley, English cleric and theologian
  • 1712 – Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher and polymath 
  • 1719 – Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, French general and politician, Prime Minister of France 
  • 1734 – Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, French organist and composer 
  • 1742 – William Hooper, American physician, lawyer, and politician
  • 1824 – Paul Broca, French physician, anatomist, and anthropologist 
  • 1831 – Joseph Joachim, Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor 
  • 1836 – Emmanuel Rhoides, Greek journalist and author 

 

29

  • 1746 – Joachim Heinrich Campe, German linguist, educator, and author 
  • 1793 – Josef Ressel, Czech-Austrian inventor, invented the propeller 
  • 1798 – Willibald Alexis, German author 
  • 1798 – Giacomo Leopardi, Italian poet and philosopher 
  • 1803 – John Newton Brown, American minister and author 
  • 1818 – Angelo Secchi, Italian astronomer and academic 
  • 1819 – Thomas Dunn English, American politician, author, and songwriter 
  • 1833 – Peter Waage, Norwegian chemist 

 

30

  • 1641 – Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, German-English general 
  • 1685 – John Gay, English poet and playwright 
  • 1755 – Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras, French politician 
  • 1789 – Horace Vernet, French painter 
  • 1791 – Félix Savart, French physicist 
  • 1801 – Frédéric Bastiat, French economist and theorist 
  • 1803 – Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet, playwright, and physician 
  • 1807 – Friedrich Theodor Vischer, German author, poet, and playwright 
  • 1817 – Joseph Dalton Hooker, English botanist and explorer 
  • 1823 – Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, Indian businessman