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Notable Birthdays - 1801

1801David Farragut, Campbell's Station, Tennessee, US Admiral ("Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!")

1801Brigham Young, Whitingham Vermont, American religious leader (Mormon church)

1801 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 11
John Lodge Ellerton, composer 
Jan 21
Ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer 
Jan 29
Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer (Felix Meritis) 
Feb 1
Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer 
Feb 1
Thomas Cole, US, romantic landscape painter (Hudson River School) 
Feb 1
Émile Littré, French lexicographer (d. 1881) 
Feb 7
John Rylands, England, merchant/philanthropist 
Feb 21
Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer 
Feb 21
John Henry Newman, England, cardinal/author (Dream of Gerontius) 
Feb 21
Jan Kalivoda, Episode dated 27 December 2010 
Mar 15
Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer 
Mar 19
Salvatore Cammarano, Il trovatore 
Mar 21
Maria Theresa of Tuscany, Queen of Sardinia (d. 1855) 
Mar 23
Peterus D Regout, Dutch industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht) 
Apr 7
Henry Eagle, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882 
Apr 11
Claude Tillier, French journalist/writer (My Uncle Benjamin) 
Apr 11
Claude Tillier, Ne goryuy! 
Apr 12
Henry de Cock, Dutch reformed vicar/secession leader 
Apr 12
Josef Franz Karl Lanner, Austria, composer/violist 
Apr 12
Joseph Lanner, Miss April 
Apr 19
Gustav T Fechner, [Dr Mises], German philosopher/physicist 
Apr 26
Ambrose Dudley Mann, American diplomat (d. 1889) 
May 6
George Sears Greene, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 
May 9
Samuel Cousins, mezzotint engraver 
May 11
Henri Labrouste, French architect (d. 1875) 
May 16
William H. Seward, United States Secretary of State, bought Alaska at 2 ¢/acre (d. 1872) 
May 31
Johann Georg Baiter, Swiss philologist (d. 1887) 
Jun 1
Brigham Young, Whitingham Vermont, American religious leader (Mormon church) 
Jun 3
Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer 
Jun 4
James Pennethorne, architect 
Jun 14
Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868) 
Jun 15
Benjamin Raymond, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1883) 
Jun 16
Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1868) 
Jun 23
Daniel Smith Donelson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 
Jul 5
David Farragut, Campbell's Station, Tennessee, US Admiral ("Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!") 
Jul 11
John Hill Hewitt, The Jail at Junction Flats 
Jul 12
John Hill Hewitt, composer 
Jul 14
Johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist (d. 1858) 
Jul 26
John Drake Sloat, Ret Major General Comm (Union Navy), died in 1867 
Jul 27
George Biddle Airy, 7th Astronomer Royal 
Jul 29
George Bradshaw, English publisher (d. 1853) 
Aug 3
Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace) 
Aug 10
Robert Woodward Barnwell, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882 
Aug 21
Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, WW II Dutch statesman/historian 
Aug 28
Antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot) 
Sep 4
Cullen Whipple, Providence Rhode Island, American Inventor (pointed screw machine) 
Sep 10
Marie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (d. 1881) 
Sep 12
Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing-teacher 
Sep 17
Edward William Lane, translator (Thousand & 1 Nights) 
Sep 24
Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Ukrainian scientist (d. 1862) 
Oct 6
Hippolyte Carnot, French statesman (d. 1888) 
Oct 7
Adolf Muller, composer 
Oct 7
Adolf Müller Sr., Wiener Blut 
Oct 12
Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss statesman (d. 1873) 
Oct 14
Joseph AF Plateau, Belgium, physicist (blinded-stared at Sun 25 secs) 
Oct 23
Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer 
Oct 23
Albert Lortzing, The Czar and the Carpenter 
Oct 28
Karl Georg Lickl, composer 
Nov 3
Karl Baedeker, Germany, published travel books 
Nov 3
Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma) 
Nov 3
Vincenzo Bellini, 2046 
Nov 9
Gail Borden, Norwich New York, American Manufacturer and Inventor of condensed milk 
Nov 10
Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer (d. 1872) 
Nov 13
Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, queen of Prussia (d. 1873) 
Nov 13
Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, queen of Saxony (d. 1877) 
Nov 24
Ludwig Bechstein, German poet (d. 1860) 
Nov 24
Ludwig Bechstein, Vom Knaben, der das Hexen lernen wollte 
Nov 27
Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, composer 
Dec 7
Johann Nepomuk Nestroy, Austrian actor (Judith und Holofernes) 
Dec 7
Johann Nestroy, Lumpaci the Vagabond 
Dec 11
Grabbe, writer 
Dec 11
Christian Dietrich Grabbe, Lesson Faust 
Dec 17
Johan NMJ, king of Saxon (1854-73) (translated Divina Commedia) 
Dec 27
Guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49) 
Dec 28
James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 
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