Born in 1843

Jan 8 Frederick Abberline a Chief Inspector for the London Metropolitan Police and was a prominent police figure in the investigation into the Jack the Ripper murders of 1888.
Jan 8 Karl Eduard Heusner a Vice-Admiral of the German Imperial Navy.
Jan 8 John H. Moffitt a United States Representative from New York and the recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Civil War.
Jan 10 Frank James a Confederate soldier, guerrilla and outlaw. He was the older brother of outlaw Jesse James and was also part of the James–Younger Gang
Jan 11 C. Y. O'Connor best known for his work in Australia, especially the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme.
Jan 16 Rafaela Ybarra de Vilallonga a member of Bilbao's 19th century wealthy gentry and mother to seven children who - with the approval of her husband José Vilallonga - founded the Congregación de los Santos Angeles Custodios. She was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1984 and is currently undergoing the canonization process
Jan 21 Émile Levassor a French engineer and a pioneer of the automobile industry and car racing in France.
Jan 22 Friedrich Blass a German classical scholar.
Jan 24 Josip Štadler a Croatian priest, the first modern archbishop of Vrhbosna and the founder of the religious order of the Servants of the Infant Jesus. He is a candidate for sainthood
Jan 25 Hermann Schwarz a German mathematician, known for his work in complex analysis. He was born in Hermsdorf, Silesia. He was married to Marie Kummer, a daughter of the mathematician Ernst Eduard Kummer and his wife Ottilie née Mendelssohn. They had six children
Jan 26 Erdmann Encke a German sculptor.
Jan 27 James Ward (psychologist) an English psychologist and philosopher. He was a Cambridge Apostle
Jan 28 Mihkel Veske an Estonian poet and linguist.
Jan 29 William McKinley the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination on September 14, 1901, six months into his second term. McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American industry, and maintained the nation on the gold standard in a rejection of inflationary proposals
Feb 3 William Cornelius Van Horne Sir William Cornelius Van Horne, KCMG succeeded Lord Mount Stephen as President of Canadian Pacific Railway in 1888. He was a prominent member of the Whitney syndicate that created the Cuba Railroad Company, incorporated at Trenton, New Jersey, in 1900 with a capitalization of $8,000,000. He lived at the Van Horne Mansion in Montreal's Golden Square Mile
Feb 6 Frederic W. H. Myers a poet, classicist, philologist, and a founder of the Society for Psychical Research. Myers' work on psychical research and his ideas about a "subliminal self" have not been accepted by the scientific community
Feb 6 Inoue Kowashi a statesman in Meiji period Japan.
Feb 12 John Graham Chambers a Welsh sportsman. He rowed for Cambridge, founded inter-varsity sports, became English Champion walker, coached four winning Boat-Race crews, devised the Queensberry Rules, staged the Cup Final and the Thames Regatta, instituted championships for billiards, boxing, cycling, wrestling and athletics, rowed beside Matthew Webb as he swam the English Channel and edited a national newspaper
Feb 13 Georg von Rosen a Swedish painter, known for his treatment of subjects from Swedish history and Norse mythology. He taught at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts between 1880 and 1908
Feb 14 Louis Diémer a French pianist and composer. He was the founder of the Société des Instruments Anciens in the 1890s, and gave recitals on the harpsichord. His output as a composer was extensive, including a piano concerto and a quantity of salon pieces, all more or less forgotten these days
Feb 16 Henry M. Leland a machinist, inventor, engineer and automotive entrepreneur. He founded the two premier American luxury automotive marques, Cadillac and Lincoln
Feb 16 Townshend Stith Brandegee an American botanist.
Feb 19 Adelina Patti a highly acclaimed 19th-century opera singer, earning huge fees at the height of her career in the music capitals of Europe and America. She first sang in public as a child in 1851 and gave her last performance before an audience in 1914. Along with her near contemporaries Jenny Lind and Thérèse Tietjens, Patti remains one of the most famous sopranos in history, owing to the purity and beauty of her lyrical voice and the unmatched quality of her bel canto technique
Feb 22 Theodor Eimer a German zoologist.
Feb 24 Violet Fane the literary pseudonym of Mary, Baroness Currie, née Mary Montgomerie Lamb , a British novelist, poet and essayist of Victorian era.
Feb 24 Teófilo Braga a Portuguese writer, playwright, politician and the leader of the Republican Provisional Government after the abdication of King Manuel II, as well as the second elected President of the First Portuguese Republic, after the resignation of President Manuel de Arriaga.
Mar 2 Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy born in Turin to Vittorio Emanuele II, later King of Italy and his first wife Adelaide of Austria. She was the wife of Napoléon Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte
Mar 3 Aleksander Sochaczewski a Polish painter who participated in the Polish January Uprising against the Russian Empire in 1863. He was then exiled to Siberia. He is known for his paintings of the uprising and the Siberian katorga and exile
Mar 11 Harald Høffding a Danish philosopher and theologian.
Mar 12 Gabriel Tarde a French sociologist, criminologist and social psychologist who conceived sociology as based on small psychological interactions among individuals , the fundamental forces being imitation and innovation.
Mar 12 Nikolai Annensky a Russian economist, statistician and politician. He was a member of the populist movement and the Socialist-Revolutionary Party before becoming one of the founders of the Russian Popular Socialist Party in 1906
Mar 17 Henry Ware Lawton a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, the Apache Wars, the Spanish–American War and was the only U.S. general officer to be killed during the Philippine–American War. The city of Lawton, Oklahoma, takes its name from General Lawton, and also a borough in the city of Havana, Cuba
Mar 18 Jules Vandenpeereboom a Belgian Catholic Party politician.
Mar 24 Gabriel von Hackl a German historicist painter.
Mar 24 Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies the mother of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the archduke whose assassination in Sarajevo in 1914 precipitated the start of World War I.
Mar 24 Petko Karavelov a leading Bulgarian liberal politician who served as Prime Minister on four occasions.
Mar 25 Elias von Cyon a Russian-French physiologist born in Telšiai, Russian Empire.
Mar 27 George Frederick Leycester Marshall the son of William Marshall and his wife Louisa Sophia, also brother of H. Marshall and uncle of Guy Anstruther Knox Marshall. He became a Colonel in the Indian Army and was a naturalist interested in the birds and butterflies of India. Marshall described several new species of butterflies, along with Lionel de Nicéville, and discovered the White-tailed Iora, sometimes referred to as Marshall's Iora. He wrote The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon
Mar 30 Konstantin Staniukovich a Russian writer, remembered today mostly for his stories of the Russian Imperial Navy.
Mar 31 Kristian Zahrtmann a Danish painter. He was a part of the Danish artistic generation in the late 19th century, along with Peder Severin Krøyer and Theodor Esbern Philipsen, who broke away from both the strictures of traditional Academicism and the heritage of the Golden Age of Danish Painting, in favor of naturalism and realism
Apr 2 Otto Bollinger a German pathologist born in Altenkirchen, Kusel, Rhineland-Palatinate.
Apr 4 William Henry Jackson an American painter, Civil War veteran, geological survey photographer and an explorer famous for his images of the American West. He was a great-great nephew of Samuel Wilson, the progenitor of America's national symbol Uncle Sam
Apr 4 Hans Richter (conductor) an Austrian–Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor.
Apr 5 Abedin Dino a Cham Albanian Patriot, politician, Ideologue, Diplomat, rilindas, and one of the founders of the Albanian League of Prizren, as well its chief representative for Epirus. He was one of the main promoters in the need for the creation of the Autonomous Albanian Vilayet under the Ottoman suzerainty, and later a contributor in the Albanian independence
Apr 8 Asger Hamerik a Danish composer of classical music.
Apr 11 Johannes Minckwitz a German chess player and author.
Apr 14 Prince Albert of Saxe-Altenburg a German prince of the ducal house of Saxe-Altenburg.
Apr 15 Henry James an American writer who spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James
Apr 17 Camillo Sitte a noted Austrian architect, painter and city planning theoretician with great influence and authority of the development of urban construction planning and regulation in Europe.
Apr 21 Walther Flemming a German biologist and a founder of cytogenetics.