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Notable Birthdays - 1841

1841Wilfrid Laurier, (L) 7th Canadian PM (1896-1911)

1841John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Malden Essex, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), (d. 1919)

1841Pierre Auguste Renoir, Limoges France, Impressionist painter/sculptor

1841Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, Boston Massachusetts, 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32)

1841 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 14
Berthe M P Morisot, French painter/aquarellist 
Jan 15
Lord Frederick Stanley, presenter of hockey's Stanley Cup 
Jan 15
Lord Stanley, Vancouver Vagabond II 
Jan 18
Alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier, France, composer (Le Roi Malgré Lui) 
Jan 18
Emmanuel Chabrier, Détective 
Jan 22
Benoit Constant Coquelin, Cyrano de Bergerac 
Jan 25
John Arbuthnot Fisher, Ceylon, 1st Baron Fisher/admiral of the fleet 
Jan 27
Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (d. 1910) 
Jan 28
Henry Morton Stanley, Denbigh Wales, journalist and African explorer (found Livingstone in Africa) (d.1904) 
Jan 28
Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer 
Jan 28
Henry Morton Stanley, Stanley & Livingstone 
Jan 28
Ede Ujházi, Gazdag ember kabátja 
Jan 28
Giacinta Pezzana, Teresa Raquin 
Jan 30
Alfred Townsend George, Civil War journalist, died in 1914 
Jan 30
Félix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (d. 1899) 
Jan 30
François Félix Faure, President Faure Shooting Pheasants 
Jan 31
Laza Kostic, Pesnicke vedrine 
Feb 1
William H H Davenport, Buffalo, stage medium 
Feb 2
François-Alphonse Forel, Swiss hydrologist (d. 1912) 
Feb 3
Joseph Hatton, John Needham's Double 
Feb 4
Clément Ader, French aviation pioneer (d. 1926) 
Feb 10
Walter Parratt, composer 
Feb 12
Gijsbert van Tienhoven, Dutch mayor (Amsterdam) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1891-1894 
Feb 15
Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, Brazilian politician (d. 1913) 
Feb 18
Samuel Prowse Warren, composer 
Feb 19
Felipe Pedrell, composer 
Feb 25
Pierre Auguste Renoir, Limoges France, Impressionist painter/sculptor 
Feb 25
Auguste Renoir, Escalier C 
Feb 26
Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general (Egypt) 
Feb 27
[Eleanor] Agnes Lee, daughter of US general Robert E. Lee 
Feb 27
Jean Mounet-Sully, La légende d'Oedipe 
Feb 28
Adrien Albert Marie de Mun, French politician (d. 1914) 
Mar 1
Blanche Kelso Bruce, Virginia, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881) 
Mar 1
Romualdo Marenco, composer 
Mar 3
John Murray, Canada oceanographer (Depths of the Ocean) 
Mar 4
Kristian Mandrup Elster, Norwegian author (And fremmed Fugl) 
Mar 7
Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina, poet (El nido de condores) 
Mar 7
William Rockhill Nelson, founder of The Kansas City Star and patron of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (d. 1915) 
Mar 8
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, Boston Massachusetts, 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32) 
Mar 8
Oliver W. Holmes,  
Apr 6
Karl Binding, German jurist (d. 1920) 
Apr 7
Alfred Cogniaux, Belgian botanicus 
Apr 7
Joseph H "Jozef" Neuhuys, painter 
Apr 13
Louis-Ernest Barrias, French sculptor (d. 1905) 
Apr 15
Joseph E. Seagram, Canadian distillery founder (d. 1919) 
Apr 25
Pauline Lucca, soprano 
Apr 26
Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian 
May 5
Kristofer Janson, The Parson's Widow 
May 10
James Gordon Bennett Jr., American publisher (d. 1918) 
May 11
Ernst von Possart, German actor/stage manager/reciter 
May 15
Giovanni Bolzoni, composer 
May 20
Sara Louisa Oberholtz, social reformer, anti-smoking advocate 
May 21
Joseph Parry, composer 
May 22
Catulle Mendès, French poet (d. 1909) 
May 24
Charles Napier Henry, painter 
May 24
Tito Mattei, pianist/composer 
May 28
Giovanni Sgambati, composer 
May 29
Sylvester Magee, last living American slave and oldest person who ever lived, (d. 1971) 
May 29
Robert Anderson, Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution 
Jun 3
Eduardo Caudella, composer 
Jun 6
Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (d.1910) 
Jun 6
Eliza Orzeszkowa, Nad Niemnem 
Jun 29
Iginio Ugo Tarchetti, Passion of Love 
Jul 3
Karl Formes, The Poor Folks' Boy 
Jul 4
Edward Gailliard, Flemish linguist/archaeologicalist 
Jul 4
Marie von Wied, Princess of Orange Nassau 
Jul 5
William C. Whitney, American financier (d. 1904) 
Jul 9
Carl Christian Lumbye, composer 
Jul 11
Daniel de Lange, Dutch composer 
Jul 11
William Paul Roberts, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1910 
Jul 13
Otto Wagner, Austrian architect (d. 1918) 
Jul 23
Edward John Armstrong, poet 
Jul 24
Raimundo Madrazo y Garretta, painter 
Jul 31
George Melville, polar explorer, naval engineer 
Aug 4
William Henry Hudson, Green Mansions 
Aug 6
Xisto Bahia, Como É Boa Nossa Empregada 
Aug 13
Unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh) 
Aug 17
Luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet 
Aug 18
Robert Buchanan, Matt 
Aug 25
Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909) 
Aug 28
Julius Stinde, Familie Buchholz 
Sep 3
Tom Emmett, England cricketer (d. 1904) 
Sep 8
Antonín Dvořák, Nelahozeves Czech, composer (New World Symphony). Dies 1904 
Sep 8
Charles J. Guiteau, American assassin of James A. Garfield (d. 1882) 
Sep 13
Johannes de Koo, Dutch journalist/stage writer 
Sep 26
Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, composer 
Sep 28
Georges Clemenceau, France, PM (1906-09, 17-20, defended Dreyfuss) 
Oct 1
Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer 
Oct 4
Stephen Albert Emery, composer 
Oct 4
Prudente José de Morais Barros, President of Brazil (d. 1912) 
Oct 4
Maria Sophie of Bavaria, queen of the Two Sicilies (d. 1925) 
Oct 7
Nicolaas Petrovic Njegos, king of Montenegro (1910-18) 
Oct 7
King Nicholas of Montenegro, Balkan War Scenes 
Oct 11
Freidrich Hegar, composer 
Oct 16
Itō Hirobumi, Japanese samurai, Japanese Prime Minister and Resident-General of Korea (d. 1909) 
Oct 31
Lavinia Warren, The Lilliputians' Courtship 
Nov 3
Johannes Eugenius Bülow Warming, Mandø, Danish Botanist (plant ecology, environment-organism interactions) 
Nov 4
Carl Tausig, composer 
Nov 5
Alexander Sergeyevich Famintsin, composer 
Nov 6
Nelson W. Aldrich, U.S. Senator from Rhode Island (d. 1915) 
Nov 6
Armand Fallières, French president (d. 1931) 
Nov 6
Armand Fallières, Le voyage du président Fallières en Angleterre 
Nov 9
[Albert] Edward VII, king of England (1901-10) 
Nov 9
King Edward VII, Coronation of Their Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandria 
Nov 12
John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Malden Essex, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), (d. 1919) 
Nov 13
Edward Burd Grubb, American Civil War Brevet Brigadier General (d. 1913) 
Nov 16
Jules Violle, French physicist (d. 1923) 
Nov 20
Wilfrid Laurier, (L) 7th Canadian PM (1896-1911) 
Nov 20
Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician (d. 1901) 
Nov 20
Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the New South Wales Lancers 
Nov 23
Richard Croker, Dick Croker Leaving Tammany Hall 
Nov 25
Ernst Schröder, German mathematician (d. 1902) 
Nov 28
E M Grace, cricketer (brother of W G) 
Dec 5
Marcus Daly, American mining tycoon (d. 1900) 
Dec 6
Frédéric Bazille, French painter (d. 1870) 
Dec 20
Ferdinand Buisson, French pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1932) 
8
Antonín Dvorák, The Departed 
28
Georges Clemenceau, Veil of Happiness 
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