Born in 1764

Jan 9 John Elley a British soldier who joined the cavalry as a private, and rose to general officer rank. He fought with distinction during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and later served as Governor of Galway and as Colonel of the 17th Lancers
Jan 13 Franz Lauska a Moravian pianist, composer, and teacher of Giacomo Meyerbeer. Lauska was considered "one of the most brilliant executants of his time."
Jan 16 Michel-Marie Pacthod a French officer during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars, who rose to the rank of General of Division in 1808. A competent and brave infantry commander, his career was much affected by an 1795 incident, while he was the military commander of Marseille, and failed to come to the aid of Napoleon Bonaparte's family, which had taken refuge in the city
Jan 22 Juan Vicente Villacorta Díaz a Central American politician. From July 10, 1823 to March 15, 1824 he was a member of the triumvirates that governed the Federal Republic of Central America. From December 13, 1824 to November 1, 1826 he was head of state of El Salvador, while it was a state of the Central American Federation
Feb 1 George Duff a British naval officer during the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars, who was killed by a cannonball at the Battle of Trafalgar.
Feb 4 Carel Hendrik Ver Huell a Dutch, and later French, admiral and statesman. He married Maria Johanna de Bruyn on 22 February 1789 at Hummelo, and had three sons with her
Feb 11 Joseph Chénier a French poet, dramatist and politician of Greek origin.
Feb 15 Jens Baggesen a Danish poet.
Mar 5 Antoine Roy a French lawyer and politician. He was a National Representative during the Hundred Days when Napoleon returned from Elba, a Deputy from 1815 to 1821, a peer of France and three times Minister of Finance
Mar 7 Pierre Marc Gaston de Lévis Duke of Lévis a French politician, aphorist and député to the National Constituent Assembly. His father was the first duke of Lévis, marshal Francis de Gaston. In 1816 he was elected to seat 6 of the Académie française. He is credited with the quotation "Boredom is an illness for which work is the remedy"
Mar 8 Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo a Corsican politician who became a Russian diplomat.
Mar 13 Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 22 November 1830 to 16 July 1834. A member of the Whig Party, he backed significant reform of the British government and was among the primary architects of the Reform Act 1832. His government also saw the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. In addition to his political achievements, he has come to be associated with Earl Grey tea
Mar 17 William Pinkney an American statesman and diplomat, and the seventh U.S. Attorney General
Apr 3 Franz Carl Mertens a German botanist who was a native of Bielefeld. He specialized in the field of phycology
Apr 3 John Abernethy (surgeon) an English surgeon. He is popularly remembered today for having given his name to the Abernethy biscuit, a coarse-meal baked good meant to aid digestion
Apr 13 Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr a French commander in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars who rose to Marshal of France and Marquis.
Apr 14 Firmin Didot a French printer, engraver, and type founder. He invented the word "stereotype", which in printing refers to the metal printing plate created for the actual printing of pages , and used the process extensively, revolutionizing the book trade by his cheap editions. His manufactory was a place of pilgrimage for the printers of the world
Apr 19 Anselmo de la Cruz a Chilean political figure. He served several times as minister, and participated actively in the war of independence in that country
Apr 20 Rudolph Ackermann an Anglo-German bookseller, inventor, lithographer, publisher and businessman.
Apr 25 Pierre-Jean Garat a French singer and nephew of Dominique Joseph Garat. He was born in Ustaritz
Apr 26 Joseph-Jacques Ramée a French architect, interior designer, and landscape architect working within the neoclassicist idiom.
Apr 29 John Coape Sherbrooke a British soldier and colonial administrator. After serving in the British army in Nova Scotia, the Netherlands, India, the Mediterranean , and Spain, he was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia in 1811. During the War of 1812, his policies and victory in conquest of present day Maine, renaming it the colony of New Ireland, led to significant prosperity in Nova Scotia
May 1 Benjamin Henry Latrobe best known for his design of the United States Capitol, on "Capitol Hill" in Washington, D.C., along with his additional later work on the Old Baltimore Cathedral/The Baltimore Basilica. The first Roman Catholic Cathedral constructed in the United States, was built on "Cathedral Hill" along Cathedral Street, between West Franklin and West Mulberry Streets in the future Mount Vernon-Belvedere neighborhood, then known as "Howard's Woods", a part of the country estate of "Belvidere" of American Revolutionary War hero and commander of the famed "Maryland Line" regiments of the Continental Army, Col. John Eager Howard, , who owned and donated much of the land north of Baltimore Town. The new Catholic Cathedral site was north of and overlooking the city's downtown business district and the "harbor basin" of the Patapsco River. In addition, Latrobe also designed the largest structure in America at the time, the "Merchants' Exchange", an H-shaped, three-story structure between East Lombard, South Gay, German , Second, and Water Streets which contained offices and wings for the Federal government - , numerous maritime businesses, shippers and law firms, along with some city government offices , and miscellaneous meeting and classrooms. With extensive balconied atriums through the wings and a large central rotunda under a low dome which dominated the city and was completed in 1820 after five years of work following the War of 1812 and endured into the early 20th Century, when it was replaced by the current U.S. Custom House, completed 1904-1905. Latrobe was one of the first formally trained, professional architects in the new United States, drawing influences from his travels in Italy, as well as British and French Neoclassical architects such as Claude Nicolas Ledoux
May 3 Johann Wilhelm Meigen a German entomologist famous for his pioneering work on Diptera.
May 3 Princess Élisabeth of France a French princess and the youngest sibling of King Louis XVI. During the French Revolution, she remained beside the king and his family and was executed at Place de la Révolution in Paris during the Terror
May 4 Joseph Constantine Carpue an English surgeon who was born in London. He was associated with St George's Hospital and Duke of York Hospital in Chelsea. He was a skilled surgeon and popular lecturer of anatomy
May 5 Robert Craufurd a Scottish soldier. After a military career which took him from India to the Netherlands, he was given command of the Light Division in the Napoleonic Peninsular War under the Duke of Wellington. Craufurd was a strict disciplinarian and somewhat prone to violent mood swings which earned him the nickname "Black Bob". He was mortally wounded storming the lesser breach in the Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo on 19 January 1812 and died four days later
May 11 Grigory Ugryumov a Russian portrait and history painter in the Classical style.
May 15 Johann Nepomuk Kalcher a German organist and composer. Instructor of Carl Maria von Weber and student of Joseph Graetz
May 20 Johann Gottfried Schadow a German sculptor.
May 28 Edward Livingston an American jurist and statesman. He was an influential figure in the drafting of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825, a civil code based largely on the Napoleonic Code. He represented both New York, and later Louisiana in Congress and he served as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1831 to 1833
Jun 7 Karl Heinrich Lang a German historian and statesman.
Jun 19 Sir John Barrow 1st Baronet an English statesman and writer.
Jun 19 José Gervasio Artigas a national hero of Uruguay, sometimes called "the father of Uruguayan nationhood".
Jun 21 Sidney Smith (Royal Navy officer) a British naval officer. Serving in the American and French revolutionary wars, he later rose to the rank of admiral. Napoleon Bonaparte, reminiscing later in his life, said of him: "That man made me miss my destiny"
Jun 22 François-Étienne de Damas a French general.
Jun 23 Gabriel-Marie Legouvé a French poet.
Jun 26 Jan Paweł Łuszczewski a Polish politician who was an envoy to the Four-Year Sejm and later the Minister for Interior and Religious Affairs in the Duchy of Warsaw from 5 October 1807 until his death. He was also a Mason
Jun 29 Maximilian Count of Merveldt von Merveldt , among the most famous of an illustrious old Westphalian family, entered Austrian military service, rose to the rank of General of Cavalry, served as Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor's ambassador to Russia, and became special envoy extraordinaire to the Court of James's. He fought with distinction in the wars between the Habsburg and the Ottoman empires, the French Revolutionary Wars, and the Napoleonic Wars
Jul 5 Sir Thomas Hislop 1st Baronet a senior British Army officer of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Serving exclusively in colonial campaigns, Hislop fought in the West Indies between 1796 and 1810 and subsequently in India, where he was a senior commander during the Third Anglo-Maratha War. Although his ability as a general was praised, Hislop came under criticism in Parliament for his heavy reprisals against forces of the Maratha Empire, particularly at Talnar, where he ordered the execution of over 300 men. He was also known for financial profligacy, losing large sums of money investing unsuccessfully in the Americas. Despite these problems, Hislop was later made a baronet and a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, serving in his retirement as an equerry to Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
Jul 5 Daniel Mendoza an English prizefighter, who was boxing champion of England in 1792–1795.
Jul 9 Ann Radcliffe an English author and pioneer of the Gothic novel. Her style is Romantic in its vivid descriptions of landscapes and long travel scenes, yet the Gothic element is obvious through her use of the supernatural. It was her technique " the explained supernatural," the final revelation of inexplicable phenomena, that helped the Gothic novel achieve respectability in the 1790s
Jul 9 Louis-Pierre Baltard a French architect, and engraver.
Jul 12 Charles Thévenin a neoclassical French painter, known for heroic scenes from the time of the French Revolution and First French Empire.
Jul 15 Vladimir Mikhailovich Yashvil a Russian general of Georgian noble origin personally involved in the assassination of Paul I of Russia. He was a brother of General Lev Yashvil
Jul 19 Krzysztof Celestyn Mrongovius a Protestant pastor, writer, philosopher, distinguished linguist, and translator. Mrongovius was a noted defender of the Polish language in Warmia and Mazury
Jul 19 Juan José Castelli an Argentine lawyer. He was one of the leaders of the May Revolution, which started the Argentine War of Independence. He led an ill-fated military campaign in Upper Peru
Aug 1 Stepan Malygin a Russian Arctic explorer.
Aug 13 Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers a French Army general who fought in the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. He was the father of Achille Baraguey d'Hilliers, a Marshal of France, and the father-in-law of General Damrémont, governor-general of Algeria
Aug 20 Samuel L. Mitchill an American physician, naturalist, and politician who lived in Plandome, New York.