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Notable Birthdays - 1803

1803Ralph Waldo Emerson, Boston Massachusetts, American essayist/philosopher (Concord Hymn)

1803Christian Doppler, Salzburg, Austria, physicist (Doppler effect), (d. 1853)

1803 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 2
Gugliemo Libri, [della Somaia], Ital/Fren mathematician/book collector 
Jan 3
Douglas William Jerrold, London, author/playwright/wit (Punch Mag) 
Jan 3
Douglas Jerrold, The Rent Day 
Jan 6
Henri Herz, composer 
Jan 9
Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secy Treas (Confederacy) died in 1888 
Jan 15
Marjory Fleming, Scottish writer and poet (d. 1811) 
Jan 29
James Outram, Bulterley Hall Derbyshire, general 
Feb 2
Albert Sidney Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1862 
Feb 15
John Augustus Sutter, Swiss/US colonist (New Helvetia Ca, Sutter Mill) 
Feb 20
Friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer 
Mar 22
Anthonie Waldrop, Dutch painter/lithographer 
Apr 2
Franz Paul Lachner, composer 
Apr 7
Flora Tristan, writer 
Apr 7
James Curtiss, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1859) 
Apr 14
Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter 
Apr 18
Charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen of Neth East Indies (1856-61) 
Apr 21
Levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885 
Apr 23
Jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian minister of Justice 
Apr 27
Alfred Julius Becher, composer 
Apr 30
Albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (d. 1879) 
May 7
Johan Peter Cronhamm, composer 
May 8
Joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer 
May 12
Justus Freiherr von Liebig, German chemist (agricultural chemics) 
May 17
Robert Smith Surtees, novelist 
May 24
Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino/Musignano 
May 24
Alexander von Nordmann, Finnish zoologist (d. 1866) 
May 25
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Boston Massachusetts, American essayist/philosopher (Concord Hymn) 
May 25
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Snowbound 
May 25
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, The Last Days of Pompeii 
Jun 1
Mikhail I Glinka, Russian composer [OS=May 20] 
Jun 4
Gabriel James Rains, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1881 
Jun 10
Henry Darcy, French scientist (d. 1858) 
Jun 24
George James Webb, composer 
Jun 24
George J. Webb, The Firestorm 
Jun 29
John Newton Brown, American publisher (d. 1868) 
Jun 30
Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet 
Jul 12
Peter Chanel, French priest and saint (d. 1841) 
Jul 19
Franz von Kobell, Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben 
Jul 20
Jakob Zeugheer, composer 
Jul 23
Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer 
Jul 24
Alexander Jackson Davis, US, architect (gothic revivalist) 
Jul 24
Adolphe Adam, C.R.A.Z.Y. 
Jul 31
John Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor 
Aug 13
Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher and writer (d. 1869) 
Aug 15
James Douglas, father of British Columbia 
Aug 18
Nathan Clifford, American statesman, diplomat, and Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1881) 
Aug 25
Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader 
Aug 27
Edward Beecher, American theologian (d. 1895) 
Sep 1
Jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter 
Sep 3
Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer 
Sep 3
Prudence Crandall, founder (School for "young ladies of colour") 
Sep 4
Sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849) 
Sep 12
Frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer 
Sep 19
Maria Anna of Savoy, Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1884) 
Sep 27
Samuel Francis DuPont, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1865 
Sep 28
Prosper Mérimée, French author (d. 1870) 
Sep 29
Charles-Francois Sturm, French mathematician (Sturm's Theorem) 
Sep 29
Mercator Cooper, American sea captain (d. 1872) 
Oct 3
John Gorrie, inventor (cold-air process of refrigeration) 
Oct 6
Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, German physicist (d. 1879) 
Oct 11
Albartus Telting, Frisian poet (Frisianch Jierboeckjen) 
Oct 21
George Wright, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1865 
Oct 25
Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poetess (Daisies) 
Nov 14
Jacob Abbott, American writer (d. 1879) 
Nov 18
Cornelius Broere, Dutch priest/poet 
Nov 29
Christian Doppler, Salzburg, Austria, physicist (Doppler effect), (d. 1853) 
Nov 29
Gottfried Semper, German architect (d. 1879) 
Dec 4
Augustus Zerega diZerega, Martinique, ship owner (Red Z Lane) 
Dec 5
Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev, Russian poet (d. 1873) 
Dec 7
Maria Josepha of Saxony, queen consort of Spain (d. 1829) 
Dec 11
Hector Berlioz, French composer (d. 1869) 
Dec 11
Hector Berlioz, The Tree of Life 
Dec 15
August Freyer, composer 
Dec 18
William Allen, (Rep/Gov-Oh) 
Dec 22
Joseph King Fenno Mansfield, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1862 
Dec 26
Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald, Kilplased 
Dec 27
John ACA van Nispen Sevenaer, Member of Dutch 2nd parliament (1848-75) 
28
Prosper Mérimée, Carmen 
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