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1813Giuseppe Verdi, Busseto, First French Empire, Italian composer (La donna è mobile - Rigoletto), (d. 1901)

1813Richard Wagner, Leipsig Germany, composer (Ring, Flying Dutchman)

1813 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 4
Alexander Freiherr von Bach, Austria attorney/premier (1852-59) 
Jan 4
Isaac Pitman, Britain, inventor (stenographic shorthand) 
Jan 4
Louis L Bonaparte, English/French linguist/senator 
Jan 5
Thomas Neville Waul, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1903 
Jan 15
James Marion Sims, SC, surgeon/gynecologist (vesicovaginal operation) 
Jan 18
Joseph Farwell Glidden, inventor (1st coml useable barbed wire) 
Jan 19
Henry Bessemer, engineer/inventor (Bessemer engine) 
Jan 20
Jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 
Jan 23
Franz Commer, composer 
Jan 26
Juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876 
Jan 31
Samuel Sarphati, Amsterdam, physician/pharmacist/social activist 
Feb 8
Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist 
Feb 11
Otto Ludwig, German writer and critic (d. 1865) 
Feb 12
Otto Ludwig, Der Erbförster 
Feb 13
Charles Pierre Schimpf, governor of Suriname (1855-59) 
Feb 14
Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer 
Feb 14
John McNeil, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1891 
Feb 16
Joseph Reid Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) died in 1892 
Feb 16
Semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer 
Feb 16
Semyon Artemovsky, Cossacks in Exile 
Mar 2
George Alexander Macfarren, composer 
Mar 4
Wijnand J J Nuijen, romantic/water colors painter (Wrecked) 
Mar 7
Judocus Smits, Dutch Catholic newspaper pioneer/founder (The Time) 
Mar 14
Hermann Kletke, Unser Sandmännchen 
Mar 15
John Snow, English epidemiologist (d. 1858) 
Mar 18
Friedrich Hebbel, writer 
Mar 18
Friedrich Hebbel, Maria Magdalena 
Mar 19
David Livingstone, Scotland, explorer (found by Stanley in Africa) 
Mar 19
David Livingstone, The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone 
Mar 20
Matthias Keller, Ulm Germany, hymm writer (O Farther un High) 
Mar 21
James Jesse Strang, King of Mormons on Beaver Is, MI (1850-56) 
Mar 22
Gabriel Rene Paul, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 
Mar 26
Thomas West Sherman, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879 
Mar 27
Nathaniel Currier, lithographer (Currier & Ives) 
Mar 29
John Letcher, Gov (Confederacy), died in 1884 
Apr 14
Junius S Morgan, US, merchant/philanthropist (Metro Museum of Art) 
Apr 17
Henry Washington Benham, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1884 
Apr 18
James McCune Smith, African-American doctor and abolitionist (d. 1865) 
Apr 22
Jørgen Moe, The Seventh Master of the House 
Apr 23
Stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates) 
Apr 23
Frédéric Ozanam, French scholar (Society of Saint Vincent de Paul) (d. 1853) 
May 5
Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher (d. 1855) 
May 5
Søren Kierkegaard, Le journal du séducteur 
May 6
Joseph Tarr Copeland, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1893 
May 10
Montgomery Blair, Franklin County Ky, lawyer (Dred Scot V Sandford) 
May 12
Johann Czerski, German chaplin 
May 15
Stephen Heller, composer 
May 22
Richard Wagner, Leipsig Germany, composer (Ring, Flying Dutchman) 
May 22
Richard Wagner, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
May 23
Mason Brayman, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 
Jun 5
Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, composer 
Jun 6
Israel Washburn, gov (Union), died in 1883 
Jun 8
David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1891 
Jun 10
Henry S. Washburn, Captain Hurricane 
Jun 16
Otto Jahn, German archaeologist (d. 1869) 
Jun 18
Pavel Annenkov, Rus literature historian (Zametsjatelnoje desjatileti) 
Jun 24
Henry Ward Beecher, Litchfield Ct, clergyman/orator (Independent) 
Jun 25
William Hugh Keim, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 
Jul 7
William Scott Ketchum, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1871 
Jul 26
Isaac Baumann, Kassel Hesse, Germany, a Jewish pioneer and trader in Bloemfontein, South Africa 
Jul 28
Alberto Mazzucato, composer 
Aug 5
Carnot Posey, Confederate brig-general 
Aug 5
Ivar A Aasen, Norwegian linguistic/poet 
Aug 15
Jules Grévy, 2nd President of the French Third Republic (d. 1891) 
Aug 18
Benjamin Alvord, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1884 
Aug 19
William Henry Fry, composer 
Aug 21
Jean Stas, Belgian chemist (d. 1891) 
Aug 24
Pietari Hannikainen, Silmänkääntäjä 
Aug 26
Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle of Guilder Tracks) 
Aug 30
Princess Mathilde of Bavaria d. 1862 
Sep 11
Conrad Feger Jackson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 
Sep 13
John Sedgwick, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 
Sep 28
Anton Wallerstein, composer 
Oct 8
Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, composer 
Oct 9
John Jones Pettus, Confederate governor (D-Miss, 1859-63) 
Oct 10
Giuseppe Verdi, Busseto, First French Empire, Italian composer (La donna è mobile - Rigoletto), (d. 1901) 
Oct 10
Giuseppe Verdi, Django Unchained 
Oct 12
Lyman Trumbull, MC (Union) died in 1896 
Oct 17
Georg Büchner, German playwright (d. 1837) 
Oct 17
Georg Büchner, Woyzeck 
Oct 23
Ludwig Leichhardt, German explorer (d. 1848) 
Oct 26
Henry Thomas Smart, composer 
Nov 13
John Wolcott Phelps, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 
Nov 13
Peter II Petrovic Njegos, poet/ruler of Montenegro (1830-51) 
Nov 27
Michele Puccini, composer 
Nov 29
Franz von Miklosich, Slovenian linguist (d. 1891) 
Nov 30
Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan, composer 
Nov 30
Hermann Kurz, German author/poet 
Nov 30
Louise-Victorine Ackermann, French poet (d. 1890) 
Dec 2
Jacob Rosenhaim, composer 
Dec 10
Errico Petrella, composer 
Dec 10
Zachariah Chandler, US, merchant/politician (found Republican Party) 
Dec 19
Thomas Andrews, Belfast Ireland, chemist/physicist (ozone) 
Dec 20
Samuel Jordan Kirkwood, (Gov-Iowa)/US Sect of Interior (1881-82) 
Dec 24
Henry Wellington Greatorex, composer 
Dec 25
Milledge Luke Bonham, (Confederacy) died in 1890 
Dec 29
Etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer 
Dec 29
Karel Sabina, Die verkaufte Braut 
3
József Eötvös, A falu jegyzöje 
13
Auguste Maquet, Monte Cristo 
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