Famous People Born In 1775

Discover the most famous people born in 1775. The list includes people like Jane Austen, Bahadur Shah Zafar, J. M. W. Turner, Ching Shih, Charles Lamb and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include physicists, philosophers, mathematicians and emperors & kings born in 1775. This list includes people from England, France, United States & Ireland and many more countries.
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J. M. W. Turner
(Romantic painter)
J. M. W. Turner
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Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 19, 1851

J. M. W. Turner was an English printmaker, painter, and watercolorist best remembered for his imaginative landscapes and expressive colorizations. Intensely reclusive and eccentric throughout his life, Turner lived in poor health and squalor for the last few years of his life. He was portrayed by actor Timothy Spall in the 2014 biographical film, Mr. Turner.

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Charles Lamb
(English Essayist, Poet and Antiquarian Best Known for His Books: ‘Essays of Elia’ and ‘Tales from Shakespeare’)
Charles Lamb
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Inner Temple, London, England
Died: December 27, 1834

Renowned British essayist Charles Lamb was a major figure of the Romantic period. He is best remembered for his Essays of Elia and his book of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, Tales from Shakespeare, which he co-wrote with his sister, Mary. He had also once spent time in a mental facility.

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Andre Marie Ampere
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Parish of St. Nizier, Lyon, France
Died: June 10, 1836

Andre Marie Ampere was a French physicist and mathematician. He is best known for being one of the founders of the science of classical electromagnetism. He was a professor at the École Polytechnique and the Collège de France and a member of the French Academy of Sciences. The base SI unit of electric current, the ampere, is named after him. 

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Bahadur Shah Zafar
(Last Mughal Emperor of India)
Bahadur Shah Zafar
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: November 7, 1862
Bahadur Shah Zafar, son of Akbar II, was the last Mughal emperor. Back then, the Mughals had been reduced to nominal rulers, and his authority extended till the walled city of Old Delhi, or Shahjahanbad. Following the Indian Rebellion of 1857, he was exiled to Rangoon by the British.
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Louisa Adams
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Louisa Adams
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 15, 1852
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Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême
(King)
Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême
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Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
Died: June 3, 1844
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Lyman Beecher
(Clergyman)
Lyman Beecher
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Haven
Died: January 10, 1863

Known for his stance against alcoholism, publishing six time-honored sermons on it, Presbyterian minister Lyman Beecher also worked for women’s education. An active participant in theological controversies, adhering to the New School Presbyterian branch of schism, he was once tried for heresy. However, he is equally remembered for fathering thirteen children, seven of whom earned distinction in their chosen field.

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Laura Secord
(Canadian loyalist)
Laura Secord
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Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 17, 1868
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William Thompson
(Irish Philosopher and Social Reformer Who Believed in Utilitarianism)
William Thompson
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Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: March 28, 1833
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Mark Cubbon
(Army officer with the East India Company)
Mark Cubbon
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maughold, Isle of Man
Died: April 23, 1861
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Maximilien Sébastien Foy
(Military Leader)
Maximilien Sébastien Foy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ham, France
Died: November 28, 1825
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George Tucker
(Former Politician, Writer, whose literary works include The Valley of Shenandoah (1824))
George Tucker
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. George's Island, Bermuda
Died: April 10, 1861
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Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald
(British Naval Flag Officer of the Royal Navy Who was a Successful Captain of the Napoleonic Wars)
Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: October 31, 1860

One of the best-known seamen from Britain, Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald had also been an MP. He is also remembered for his conflict with Admiral James Gambier. Though expelled from the Parliament for spreading a death hoax about Napoleon I along with his uncle, he was later proved to be innocent.

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Elizabeth Grigorieva Temkina
(Monarch)
Elizabeth Grigorieva Temkina
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Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russian Empire
Died: June 6, 1854
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Étienne-Louis Malus
(Physicist)
Étienne-Louis Malus
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 24, 1812
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Jane Austen
(English Author Best Known for Her Novels: ‘Sense and Sensibility’, ‘Pride and Prejudice’, ‘Mansfield Park’ and ‘Emma’)
Jane Austen
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Steventon, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 18, 1817

Considered one of the greatest writers in English history, Jane Austen is best known for her six major novels - Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. Her writing was set among the British landed gentry and dealt with ordinary people in everyday ordinary situation. The author achieved great fame after her death. 

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Robert Adrain
(Mathematician)
Robert Adrain
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Ireland
Died: August 10, 1843

Irish-born mathematician Robert Adrain moved to the US when he was 23, as a political refugee, after his campaign against the British Crown forces failed. In the US, he taught at various institutes, such as Rutgers and Columbia, and made significant contributions to algebra and statistics.

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John Philip
(Missionary)
John Philip
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Died: August 27, 1851
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Lucien Bonaparte
(Statesman)
Lucien Bonaparte
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: June 29, 1840
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Carlota Joaquina of Spain
(Queen)
Carlota Joaquina of Spain
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Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Royal Palace, Aranjuez, Spain
Died: January 7, 1830
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Eugène François Vidocq
(French Criminal Turned Criminalist - Regarded as the 'First Private Detective')
Eugène François Vidocq
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Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arras, France
Died: May 11, 1857

Starting his career with the army, French criminal Eugène François Vidocq fought in the battles of Valmy and Jemappes. Often jailed for petty offenses, he later used his expertise of being among thieves to form his own police force, or the police de sûreté, inspiring authors such as Victor Hugo.

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Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach
(Legal scholar)
Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hainichen, Germany
Died: May 29, 1833
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Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling
(Philosopher)
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leonberg, Germany
Died: August 20, 1854
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Georg Friedrich Grotefend
(Philologist)
Georg Friedrich Grotefend
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Listed In: Philologists
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hann. Münden, Germany
Died: December 15, 1853
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Conrad Malte-Brun
(French Geographer Famous for Coining the Name for the Geographic Region 'Oceania')
Conrad Malte-Brun
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Listed In: Geographers
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thisted, Denmark
Died: December 14, 1826

Conrad Malte-Brun was a Dano-French journalist and geographer. Malte-Brun is best remembered for coining the name Indo-China as well as the name Oceania, a geographic region that includes Melanesia, Micronesia, Australasia, and Polynesia, around 1812. Conrad Malte-Brun is also known as the father of Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun, who was also a famous geographer.

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Carlo Rossi
(Former architect who worked in Imperial Russia)
Carlo Rossi
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: April 18, 1849
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Charles Kemble
(Actor)
Charles Kemble
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brecon, Wales
Died: November 12, 1854
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Daniel O'Connell
(Former Irish Member of Parliament for Clare (1828 - 1830))
Daniel O'Connell
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland
Died: May 15, 1847

Daniel O'Connell, also known as The Liberator, was an Irish lawyer who later became a leader of Irish Catholics and was eventually elected to the UK Parliament. He was one of the first Catholics to become Lord Mayor of Dublin and one of the first great nationalist leaders of Ireland.

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Tenskwatawa
(Political leader)
Tenskwatawa
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Died: October 31, 1836

Tenskwatawa was a Native American political and religious leader. Remembered for changing his ways after a near-death experience, Tenskwatawa led a purification movement that condemned the consumption of alcohol and promoted unity among Native Americans. He became known as the Prophet among his ethnic group and accumulated several followers.

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François Marius Granet
(Painter)
François Marius Granet
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Listed In: Baroque Painters
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: November 21, 1849
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Anna Harrison
(Former First Lady of America)
Anna Harrison
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Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morristown, Province of New Jersey
Died: February 25, 1864
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Georg Hermes
(Theologian)
Georg Hermes
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Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dreierwalde, Germany
Died: May 26, 1831
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Alberto Lista
(Poet)
Alberto Lista
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: October 5, 1848
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Philander Chase
(Bishop)
Philander Chase
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cornish, New Hampshire, United States
Died: September 20, 1852
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John Henry Hobart
(Episcopal Bishop)
John Henry Hobart
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Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 12, 1830
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Max Habicht
(Educator)
Max Habicht
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: May 25, 1839

Max Habicht was a Polish educator best remembered for teaching Arabic in Paris; he studied Arabic for 10 years under Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy. Max Habicht is also remembered for his recension of the popular work, One Thousand and One Nights.

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Thomas de Havilland
(Former British Army officer, and a justice and member of the legislature of Guernsey)
Thomas de Havilland
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Havilland Hall, Guernsey
Died: February 23, 1866
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Walter Savage Landor
(Author)
Walter Savage Landor
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Warwick, England
Died: September 17, 1864
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Jacob Brown
(Army general)
Jacob Brown
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 24, 1828
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François-Adrien Boïeldieu
(French Composer)
François-Adrien Boïeldieu
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: October 8, 1834
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Prince Saunders
(Teacher, Diplomat)
Prince Saunders
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Lebanon, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1839 AD
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Adam Albert von Neipperg
(Austrian general and statesman)
Adam Albert von Neipperg
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 22, 1829
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Francis Cabot Lowell
(Businessman)
Francis Cabot Lowell
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Listed In: CEOs
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 10, 1817
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Thomas Girtin
(Artist)
Thomas Girtin
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London Borough of Southwark, England
Died: November 9, 1802
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Matthew Gregory Lewis
(British Novelist, Dramatist and Former Member of Parliament for Hindon (1796 - 1802))
Matthew Gregory Lewis
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 14, 1818

Remembered as Monk Lewis, because of his iconic Gothic novel The Monk, English novelist Matthew Lewis initially worked for the British embassy in the Netherlands. The owner of a huge fortune in Jamaica, he made a voyage to the place to supervise his slaves but died of yellow fever on the voyage back.

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Manuel García
(Spanish Impresario, Opera Singer, Composer, and Teacher)
Manuel García
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sevilla, Spain
Died: June 9, 1832

Manuel del Popolo García was a Spanish impresario, opera singer, composer, and teacher. Apart from composing and performing many operas, García also taught music to several aspiring singers, including his own children Maria Felicia Malibran, Pauline Viardot, and Manuel Patricio Rodríguez García.

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Alexander Murray
(Linguist)
Alexander Murray
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Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Died: April 15, 1813
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Bernhard Crusell
(Swedish-Finnish Clarinetist and Composer)
Bernhard Crusell
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Uusikaupunki, Finland
Died: July 28, 1838

Once the principal clarinettist at Stockholm’s Royal Court Orchestra, Bernhard Crusell was part of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. He had been both a soloist and a chamber musician. He was also well-versed in several languages and translated Italian, German, and French operas into Swedish.

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William-Henry Ireland
(Poet)
William-Henry Ireland
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 17, 1835
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Jeanne Genevieve Garnerin
(Skydiver, Stunt performer)
Jeanne Genevieve Garnerin
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Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris,France
Died: 1847 AD