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1836William Schwenck Gilbert, London, English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator (Gilbert & Sullivan)

1836 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 2
Queen Emma of Hawaii, Consort of King Kamehameha IV (d. 1885) 
Jan 2
Mendele Moykher Sforim, Jewish writer (d. 1917) 
Jan 3
Sakamoto Ryoma, Japanese revolutionary (d. 1867) 
Jan 8
Fannie M Jackson, pioneer & educator, 1st US Black woman college grad 
Jan 8
Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter/husband of Laura Epps 
Jan 10
Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1902) 
Jan 14
[Hugh] Judson Kilpatrick, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1881 
Jan 14
Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter (d. 1904) 
Jan 16
King Francis II of the Two Sicilies (d. 1894) 
Jan 17
Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer 
Jan 17
José White, The Lost City 
Jan 27
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (masochism) 
Jan 27
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Venus in Fur 
Jan 29
Benjamin Franklin Potts, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1887 
Jan 29
James Meech Warner, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1897 
Jan 31
Henryk Szulc, composer 
Feb 11
Lord Brassey, The Melbourne Cup 
Feb 16
Benjamin Edward Woolf, Dutch composer 
Feb 17
Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Spanish poet (d. 1870) 
Feb 17
Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, La hora bruja 
Feb 18
Swami Ramakrishna [Gadadhar Chatterji], Hooghly Bengal, Indian mystic/hindu leader (preached unity of religions). 
Feb 18
Sri Ramakrishna, Minsaara Kanavu 
Feb 21
Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer 
Feb 21
Emil Hartmann, composer 
Feb 21
Léo Delibes, Carlito's Way 
Feb 22
Eduard Wachmann, composer 
Feb 24
Winslow Homer, US, painter (Gulfstream) 
Feb 27
Russell Alexander Alger, General Wheeler and Secretary of War Alger at Camp Wikoff 
Mar 2
Henry Billings Brown, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1913) 
Mar 5
Charles Goodnight, American cattle rancher (d. 1929) 
Mar 8
Matthew Calbraith Butler, Major General (Confederate Army) 
Mar 11
Wilhelmine von Hillern, Geierwally 
Mar 15
Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer 
Mar 16
Andrew S Hallidie, inventor (cable car) 
Mar 20
Ferris Jacobs, Jr., American politician (d. 1886) 
Mar 20
Sir Edward Poynter, British painter (d. 1919) 
Mar 21
Jesus Monasterio, composer 
Mar 28
Frederick Pabst, American brewer (d. 1904) 
Mar 30
Karl Freiherr von Stumm-Halberg, German industrialist/politician 
Apr 4
Jerome Hopkins, composer 
Apr 19
Ferdinand Cheval, Le palais idéal 
Apr 24
Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist 
Apr 26
Erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary) 
May 3
Henrik Scharling, Noedebo Vicarage 
May 7
Joseph Garney Cannon, President McKinley Taking the Oath 
May 8
Bryan Morel Thomas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1905 
May 9
Rosa Carlén, Bröllopet i Bränna 
May 14
James Patrick Major, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1877 
May 17
Joseph Norman Lockyer, discoverer (Helium)/founder (Nature magazine) 
May 17
Wilhelm Steinitz, Austria, world chess champion (1866-94) 
May 17
Virginie Loveling, Belgian writer and poet (d. 1923) 
May 18
Isidor Vorobchievici, composer 
May 24
Joseph Rowntree, British social reformer (d. 1925) 
May 27
Edwin Gray Lee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1870 
May 27
Jay Gould, US railroad executive, financier 
May 28
Alexander Mitscherlich, German chemist (d. 1918) 
May 30
Edouard Blau, Werther 
Jun 9
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1st woman mayor in England (Aldeburgh) 
Jun 10
Yamaoka Tesshu, Japanese swordsman/master of kendo 
Jun 14
Thomas Wilberforce Egan, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
Jun 21
S. Fillmore Bennett, Walk the Line 
Jul 2
Henry Eugene Davies, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 
Jul 8
Joseph Chamberlain, British minister of Commerce/Colonies 
Jul 8
Joseph Chamberlain, Mr. Chamberlain at Blenheim 
Jul 9
Camille de Renesse, Belgian count (d. 1904) 
Jul 9
Sophia Drottning, The Arrival of the King of Siam in Stockholm 
Jul 11
Carlos Gomes, composer 
Jul 11
Carlos Gomes, Match Point 
Jul 11
Antônio Carlos Gomes, Mato Sem Cachorro 
Jul 20
Thomas C Allbutt, English physiologist (Diseases of the Heart) 
Jul 20
William S. Hooser, The Highest Bid 
Aug 7
Evander McIvor Law, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1920 
Aug 10
Jose Teodor Vilar, composer 
Aug 11
Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician 
Aug 11
Warren Brown, American politician (d. 1919) 
Aug 14
Walter Besant, writer/philanthropist (Rebel Queen) 
Aug 14
Walter Besant, All Sorts and Conditions of Men 
Aug 15
Ernest Blum, Miss Nitouche 
Aug 16
John Farmer, composer 
Aug 22
Archibald M Willard, US, artist (Spirit of '76) 
Aug 23
Marie Henriette of Austria, Queen of the Belgians (d. 1902) 
Aug 23
Queen Maria-Hendrika of the Belgians, Les funérailles de S.M. Marie-Henriette, reine des Belges 
Aug 25
Bret Harte, US, author (Outcasts of Poker Flat) 
Aug 25
Bret Harte, Four of the Apocalypse 
Sep 5
Justiniano Borgoño, President of Peru (d. 1921) 
Sep 7
Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British PM (L) (1905-08) 
Sep 7
August Toepler, German physicist (d. 1912) 
Sep 10
Joseph Wheeler II, Maj Gen (Confederacy/Cavalry/Army of Tennessee) 
Sep 10
Karl Merz, composer 
Sep 11
Fitz Hugh Ludlow, American author (d. 1870) 
Sep 13
John McCausland, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1927 
Sep 14
Abraham PC Van Karnebeek, Dutch Foreign Minister (Liberal, 1918-27) 
Oct 4
Juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue) 
Oct 4
Pieter Cronje, Cronje's Surrender to Lord Roberts 
Oct 5
George Washington Gordon, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1911 
Oct 15
Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910 
Oct 15
James Tissot, French artist (d. 1902) 
Oct 18
Máximo Gómez, Crucible of Empire: The Spanish American War 
Oct 30
Camillo Boito, Senso 
Nov 1
Bertha M. Clay, Thorns and Orange Blossoms 
Nov 4
Henry J. Lutcher, American businessman and sawmill partner (d. 1912) 
Nov 6
Francis Ellingwood Abbot, Boston, theologian (Scientific Theism) 
Nov 8
Milton Bradley, American game manufacturer (d. 1911) 
Nov 11
Thomas Bailey Aldrich, US, author/editor (Story of a Bad Boy) 
Nov 11
Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Judith of Bethulia 
Nov 15
Pierce Manning Butler Young, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1896 
Nov 16
David Kalakaua of Hawaii, Hawaiian king (d. 1891) 
Nov 18
William Schwenck Gilbert, London, English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator (Gilbert & Sullivan) 
Nov 18
William S. Gilbert, The Pirate Movie 
Nov 20
John Thomas Croxton, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1874 
Nov 29
F.C. Burnand, Cox and Box 
Nov 30
Lord Frederick Cavendish, British politician (d. 1882) 
Dec 11
Jan Boissevain, Dutch politician/ship owner 
Dec 13
Franz von Lenbach, German painter (d. 1904) 
Dec 15
Edmond Picard, French/Belgian lawyer/writer (La forge Roussel) 
Dec 19
Maria L Sanford, pioneer educator (PTA) 
Dec 27
Henricus Oort, Dutch theologist (Leidse translation) 
10
Joseph Wheeler, General Wheeler and Secretary of War Alger at Camp Wikoff 
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