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Notable Birthdays - 1832

1832Louisa May Alcott, Germantown Pennsylvania, American author (Little Women)

1832Lewis Carroll, [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson], Halton, Cheshire, author (Alice in Wonderland), (d. 1898)

1832Gustave Eiffel [Alexandre], French engineer (Eiffel tower), (d. 1923)

1832Edouard Manet, Paris, French impressionist painter (Olympia, The Luncheon on the Grass), (d. 1883)

1832 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
Aloys Martin Kunc, The Last Metro 
Jan 4
George Tryon, British admiral (d. 1893) 
Jan 6
Gustave Doré, French painter and sculptor (d. 1883) 
Jan 6
Gustave Doré, Oliver Twist 
Jan 7
James Munro, Premier of Victoria (d. 1908) 
Jan 9
Esquire Maurits A de Savornin Lohman, Dutch governor of Suriname 
Jan 9
Félix-Gabriel Marchand, journalist, author and politician, Premier of Quebec (d. 1900) 
Jan 12
Richard Waterhouse Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1876 
Jan 13
Horatio Alger, Jr., Chelsea Massachusetts, American minister and author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win) 
Jan 19
Ferdinand Laub, composer 
Jan 19
Salvador Giner y Vidal, composer 
Jan 23
Edouard Manet, Paris, French impressionist painter (Olympia, The Luncheon on the Grass), (d. 1883) 
Jan 23
Édouard Manet, Édouard Manet 1832-1883 
Jan 24
John Pegram, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1865 
Jan 26
George Shiras Jr., U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1924) 
Jan 27
Lewis Carroll, [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson], Halton, Cheshire, author (Alice in Wonderland), (d. 1898) 
Jan 27
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland 
Jan 28
Franz Wullner, composer 
Jan 30
Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier (d. 1897) 
Feb 2
Carl Costa, Bruder Martin 
Feb 6
John Brown Gordon, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1904 
Feb 16
Camille Armand Jules Marie de Polignac, Mjr General (Confederate Army) 
Feb 25
Theodorus J I Arnold, bibliographer (Bibliotheca Belgian) 
Feb 26
John George Nicolay, US, author (Abe Lincoln's biographer) 
Feb 27
Alfred Pollard Edward, Civil War journalist, died in 1872 
Mar 1
Friedrich Grutzmacher, composer 
Mar 7
Orlando Metcalfe Poe, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 
Mar 10
William Henry Penrose, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1903 
Mar 11
Franz Melde, German phyicist (Melde test) 
Mar 11
William Ruffin Cox, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1919 
Mar 12
Charles Boycott, Ireland, estate manager/caused boycotts 
Mar 13
Alberto Randegger, composer 
Mar 16
Charles Camp Doolittle, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteer) 
Mar 17
Moncure Daniel Conway, US, abolitionist (Life of Thomas Paine) 
Mar 17
Walter Quintin Gresham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
Apr 4
Jose Echegaray y Elizaguirre, playwright/scientist (Teatro Escogido) 
Apr 5
Jules-Francois Camille Ferry, French statesman 
Apr 8
Alfred von Waldersee, Prussian fieldmarshal 
Apr 13
James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (electricstatic generator) 
Apr 13
Juan Montalvo, Ecuadoran author (d. 1889) 
Apr 14
James Hewett Ledlie, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1882 
Apr 15
Wilhelm Busch, German poet (d. 1908) 
Apr 15
Wilhelm Busch, Max und Moritz 
Apr 16
John A Neuhuys, painter 
Apr 19
Jose Echegaray y Eizaguirre, mathematician/dramatist (Nobel 1904) 
Apr 19
Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, 1st lady (1881) 
Apr 19
José Echegaray y Eizaguirre, El gran Galeoto 
Apr 22
Julius Sterling Morton, Nebraska, (Gov-Neb), started Arbor Day 
May 5
H H Bancroft, historian, publisher (History of Pacific States) 
May 7
Carl G Neumann, German mathematician/physicist (Neumann-functions) 
May 14
Rudolf Lipschitz, German mathematician (d. 1903) 
May 16
Philip Danforth Armour, founder (Armour Foods) 
May 21
Elizabeth Storrs Mead, American educator (d. 1917) 
May 23
Pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer 
May 30
George Doherty Johnston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) 
Jun 3
Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer 
Jun 3
Charles Lecocq, La petite mariée 
Jun 10
Edwin Arnold, English writer (Light of India) 
Jun 10
Nikolaus A Otto, German technician (gas motor, otto motor) 
Jun 17
William Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe, thallium) 
Jun 24
Edward Harland, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1915 
Jul 6
Maximilian I of Mexico and Archduke of Austria, Vienna, Austria, first and only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire 
Jul 10
Alvan Graham Clark, American telescope maker and astronomer (d. 1897) 
Jul 11
Charilaos Trikoupis, Greek politician (d. 1896) 
Jul 16
Camille du Locle, Aida 
Jul 17
Johan August Soderman, composer 
Jul 21
Henrietta Marie Morse King, cattlewoman 
Jul 24
Johann Christoph Lauterbach, violinist 
Jul 25
Simon Hassler, composer 
Jul 31
Gustaf Fredrikson, Mästerkatten i stövlar 
Aug 2
Henry Steel Olcott, co-founder (Theosophical Society) 
Aug 3
Ivan Zajc, composer 
Aug 11
Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
Aug 12
Hely Hutchinson Almond, politician/doctor 
Aug 16
Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher 
Aug 20
Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe, inventor, died in 1913 
Aug 23
Alexander Chambers, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1888 
Aug 27
James Alexander Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 
Sep 4
Antonio Agliardi, Italian diplomat (d. 1915) 
Sep 10
Randall Lee Gibson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892 
Sep 16
George Washington Custis Lee, Major General (Confederate Army) 
Sep 20
Johann Joseph Abert, composer 
Sep 21
Friedrich Wilhelm Langhans, composer 
Sep 21
Samuel Sprigg Carroll, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1893 
Sep 25
William Le Baron Jenney, US, architect/"father of skyscraper" 
Sep 26
Pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, composer 
Sep 30
Frederick Sleigh "Bobs" Roberts, Brit gov of Natal (Ireland-Boer war) 
Oct 1
Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison, 1st wife of Benjamin Harrison 
Oct 1
Henry Clay Work, composer 
Oct 1
Henry Clay Work, A Prairie Home Companion 
Oct 2
Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist 
Oct 2
Julius von Sachs, botanist/naturalist 
Oct 4
William Griggs, inventor (photo chromo lithography) 
Oct 8
Alfred von Waldersee, Field-Marshal Count von Waldersee 
Oct 10
Theodore Shelton Bowers, Bvt Brigadier General (Union Army), died in 1866 
Oct 12
Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin) 
Oct 15
Henry Harrison Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1912 
Oct 16
George Crockett Strong, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 
Oct 16
Vicente Riva Palacio, Mexico, writer/diplomat 
Oct 20
Constantin Lipsius, German architect (d. 1894) 
Oct 22
August Labitzky, composer 
Oct 22
Leopold Damrosch, composer 
Nov 1
Johann Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, composer 
Nov 5
William Woods Averell, Major General (Union Army), died in 1900 
Nov 7
Andrew Dickson White, educator/1st president of Cornell 
Nov 9
Émile Gaboriau, French writer (d. 1873) 
Nov 11
Paolo Giorza, composer 
Nov 18
Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Swedish explorer (d. 1901) 
Nov 22
George Henry Chapman, Bvt Maj Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1882 
Nov 26
Mary Edwards Walker, American doctor/women's rights leader and only woman to receive Medal of Honor (bravery during Civil War) 
Nov 26
Karl Rudolf König, German physicist (d. 1901) 
Nov 28
Leslie Stephen, Secrets from the Asylum 
Nov 29
Louisa May Alcott, Germantown Pennsylvania, American author (Little Women) 
Nov 29
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women 
Dec 1
Archibald Gracie Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 
Dec 8
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian author "Pa Guds Veje" and Nobel laureate (d. 1910) 
Dec 8
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, The Greatest Thing 
Dec 12
Abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP (liberal) 
Dec 14
Daniel Harris Reynolds, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902 
Dec 15
Gustave Eiffel [Alexandre], French engineer (Eiffel tower), (d. 1923) 
Dec 19
John Kirk Barry, Scot, Dr/companion to explorer David Livingstone 
Dec 21
John Henry Ketcham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906 
Dec 22
Edward Hatch, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1889 
Dec 25
Thomas Alfred Smyth, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1865 
Dec 27
Pavel Tretyakov, Russian businessman and patron of art (d. 1897) 
7
Emilio Castelar, Isabel de Solís, reina de Granada 
30
Mrs. J.H. Riddell, The Beckoning Shadow 
30
Frederick Sleigh Roberts, England's King at Liverpool 
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