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1827 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
William Lewis "Old Tige" Cabell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) 
Jan 2
Peter Semenov of Tian Shan, Russian explorer (d. 1914) 
Jan 6
John Calvin Brown, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889 
Jan 6
John Wesley Frazer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), die in 1906 
Jan 7
Sir Sandford Fleming, Scottish-Canadian engineer; introduced Universal Standard Time (d. 1915) 
Jan 19
Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentina, conductor (Rafagas,) 
Jan 21
Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (d. 1900) 
Jan 23
Takamori Saigo, Samurai, leader of Satsuma rebellion (d. 1877) 
Feb 1
Alphonse de Rothschild, French banker 
Feb 2
Abner Monroe Perrin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 
Feb 2
Oswald Aschenbach, German painter 
Feb 10
Peter J Savelberg, Dutch Limburgs monastery founder 
Feb 19
Charles Robert Woods, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1855 
Feb 20
Edward Stuyvesant Bragg, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1912 
Feb 22
James Barnet Fry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1894 
Feb 24
Charles Davis Jameson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 
Feb 27
Richard W Johnson, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897 
Mar 7
Henry DeLamar Clayton, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889 
Mar 8
Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist (d. 1875) 
Mar 11
Septimus Winner, composer 
Mar 12
John Robert Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 
Mar 12
William Richard Terry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897 
Mar 19
Alexander Shaler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1911 
Mar 23
Ludwig Minkus, Center Stage 
Mar 26
Emanuel Kania, composer 
Apr 2
William Holman Hunt, Cheapside London, English painter (Light of the World), (d. 1910) 
Apr 5
Joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery) 
Apr 8
Ramón Emeterio Betances, Puerto Rican politician, medical doctor and diplomat (d. 1898) 
Apr 10
Lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur) 
Apr 10
Lew Wallace, Ben-Hur 
Apr 12
Edward Mollenhauer, composer 
Apr 14
Augustus Pitt Rivers, English archaeologist (d. 1900) 
Apr 15
Julius Tausch, composer 
Apr 16
Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (d. 1879) 
Apr 17
French C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (St Amanduskerk, Antwerp) 
Apr 20
John Gibbon, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1896 
Apr 22
William Hopkins Morris, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900 
Apr 23
Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German Catholic lawyer 
Apr 26
Charles Edward Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
May 4
John Hanning Speke, British explorer (d. 1864) 
May 7
Francis Engle Patterson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 
May 11
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, French sculptor and painter (d. 1875) 
May 11
Septimus Winner, Trees Lounge 
May 16
Petrus J H Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Museum, Central station) 
May 19
Paul-Armand Challemel-Lacour, French statesman (d. 1896) 
May 21
William P. Sprague, American politician from Ohio (d. 1899) 
May 27
Samuel F. Miller, American politician (d. 1892) 
May 29
Reuben Lindsay Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1890 
Jun 5
Beverly Holcombe Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) 
Jun 12
Johanna Spyri, Hirzel Switzerland, Swiss children's author (Heidi) (d. 1901) 
Jun 12
Johanna Spyri, Heidi 
Jun 13
Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman (d. 1882) 
Jul 7
James Murrell Shackelford, Brigadier General (Union volunteers) 
Jul 7
William Montague Browne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) 
Jul 17
Frederick A Able, English chemist/inventor (cordiet) 
Jul 18
Pierre L Goossens, archbishop of Mechelen/Cardinal 
Jul 19
Mangal Pandey, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1857) 
Jul 23
Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway) 
Jul 24
Julius Adolph de Lagnel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1912 
Aug 5
Deodoro da Fonseca, first President of Brazil (d.1892) 
Aug 13
Francisco Gomes de Amorim, A Proibição 
Aug 20
Josef Strauss, Austria, composer (Dorfschwalben aus Austria) 
Aug 22
Edouard Silas, composer 
Aug 22
Joseph Anthony Mower, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1870 
Aug 22
Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman, industrialist and politician (d. 1906) 
Aug 22
Josef Strauß, Madame Bovary 
Aug 24
Walter Husted Stevens, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 
Aug 27
Charles de Coster, Legenda o Tile 
Aug 28
Teresa Milanollo, composer 
Aug 28
Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (d. 1894) 
Aug 30
Gisela von Arnim, Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns 
Aug 31
Anna B. Warner, Phantoms 
Sep 1
Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Overbetuwsche Novellen) 
Sep 5
Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer (d. 1849) 
Sep 6
John Morrison Oliver, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
Sep 8
Emil Naumann, composer 
Sep 16
Jean Albert Gaudry, French geologist (d. 1908) 
Sep 21
Michael Corcoran, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 
Sep 22
John Grubb Parke, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900 
Sep 24
Henry Warner Slocum, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 
Sep 30
Carlo A Alfieri, Italian MP (Liberal) 
Sep 30
Kenner Garrard, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879 
Sep 30
Ellis H. Roberts, American politician (d. 1918) 
Oct 2
Edmund Jackson Davis, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 
Oct 6
Cark Reidel, composer 
Oct 14
James Sidney Robinson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892 
Oct 14
Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt, British Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Excheque 
Oct 16
Arnold Böcklin, The Isle of the Dead 
Oct 21
Petrus PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer 
Oct 29
Marcellin Berthelot, French chemist (d. 1907) 
Oct 31
Richard Morris Hunt, American educator (d. 1895) 
Nov 10
Alfred Howe Terry, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890 
Nov 12
Gustav Adolf Merkel, composer 
Nov 14
Isaac Wistar, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 
Nov 16
James Southerton, cricketer (Test debut in the 1st ever Test at 49) 
Nov 17
Petko Slavejkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 1895) 
Nov 19
Isaac Munroe St John, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1880 
Nov 26
Alfred Moore Scales, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892 
Nov 26
Ellen G. White, American religious leader (d. 1915) 
Nov 30
Constantine P Pobedonostsev, Russian reactionary lawyer/senator 
Nov 30
Ernest H Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants) 
Dec 7
Teodoro Cottrau, Nobel's Last Will 
Dec 10
Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and brewer (d. 1913) 
Dec 16
John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer 
Dec 23
Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff, Austrian admiral (Helgoland/Lissa) 
Dec 28
Robert Latimer McCook, volunteers Brigadier General (Union), died in 1862 
18
John Townsend Trowbridge, The Vagabonds 
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