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156 Emperor Wu of Han the fifth emperor of the Han dynasty of China, ruling from 141 to 87 BC.
1286 John de Warenne 7th Earl of Surrey the last Warenne earl of Surrey.
1468 John Elector of Saxony Elector of Saxony from 1525 until 1532. He was a member of the House of Wettin
1470 Charles VIII of France a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1483 to his death in 1498. He succeeded his father Louis XI at the age of 13. His elder sister Anne of France acted as regent jointly with her husband Peter II, Duke of Bourbon until 1491 when the young king turned 21 years of age. During Anne's regency, the great lords rebelled against royal centralisation efforts in a conflict known as the Mad War , which resulted in a victory for the royal government
1498 Wilhelm von Brandenburg the Archbishop of Riga from 1539 to 1561.
1503 John Frederick I Elector of Saxony Elector of Saxony and Head of the Protestant Confederation of Germany , "Champion of the Reformation".
1604 Margaret Elisabeth of Leiningen-Westerburg a Countess of Leiningen and regent of the Landgraviate of Hesse-Homburg.
1628 Miguel de Molinos a Spanish mystic, the chief representative of the religious revival known as Quietism.
1641 Meinhardt Schomberg 3rd Duke of Schomberg a general in the service of Prince William of Orange, later King William III of England. He fought in the Franco-Dutch War, then played a crucial role in the Battle of the Boyne in July 1690 during the Williamite War in Ireland and finally commanded the British troops deployed to Portugal during the War of the Spanish Succession
1646 Paul Hermann a German born physician and botanist who for 15 years was director of the Hortus Botanicus Leiden.
1658 Onufriy Stepanov a Siberian Cossack and explorer of the Amur River. For background see Russian–Manchu border conflicts
1685 John Gay an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera , a ballad opera. The characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names
1722 Jiří Antonín Benda a Czech composer, violinist and Kapellmeister of the classical period.
1724 Johann Julius Walbaum a physician, naturalist and taxonomist. He was the first to describe many previously unknown species from remote parts of the globe, such as the Great Barracuda , the Chum salmon from the Kamchatka River in Siberia, and the curimatá-pacú from the São Francisco River in Brazil. He was also the first to observe gloves as a preventative against infection in medical surgery. In 1758, the gloves he observed were made from the cecum of the sheep, rather than rubber, which had not yet been discovered
1755 Paul François Jean Nicolas vicomte de Barras a French politician of the French Revolution, and the main executive leader of the Directory regime of 1795–1799.
1768 Elizabeth Monroe First Lady of the United States from 1817 to 1825, as the wife of James Monroe, fifth President, who held the office for two terms. Due to the fragile condition of Elizabeth's health during his presidency, many duties of official hostess were assumed by her eldest daughter, Eliza Monroe Hay
1769 Pierre Derbigny the sixth Governor of Louisiana. Born in 1769, at Laon near Lille, France, the eldest son of Augustin Bourguignon d'Herbigny who was President of the Directoire de l'Aisne and Mayor of Laon, and Louise Angelique Blondela
1779 Adam Müller a German publicist, literary critic, political economist, theorist of the state and forerunner of economic romanticism.
1789 Horace Vernet a French painter of battles, portraits, and Orientalist Arab subjects.
1791 Félix Savart primarily known for the Biot–Savart law of electromagnetism, which he discovered together with his colleague Jean-Baptiste Biot. His main interest was in acoustics and the study of vibrating bodies. A particular interest in the violin led him to create an experimental trapezoidal model. He gave his name to the savart, a unit of measurement for musical intervals, and to Savart's wheel—a device he used while investigating the range of human hearing
1801 Frédéric Bastiat a French classical liberal theorist, political economist, and member of the French assembly. He was notable for developing the important economic concept of opportunity cost, and for penning the influential Parable of the Broken Window. His ideas have gone on to provide a foundational basis for libertarian and the Austrian schools of thought
1803 Thomas Lovell Beddoes an English poet, dramatist and physician.
1805 Carl Heinrich 'Bipontinus' Schultz a German physician and botanist, and a brother to Friedrich Wilhelm Schultz.
1807 Friedrich Theodor Vischer a German novelist, poet, playwright, and writer on the philosophy of art. Today, he is mainly remembered as the author of the novel Auch einer, in which he developed the concept of "Die Tücke des Objekts" , a comical theory according to which seemingly inanimate objects conspire against humans
1810 Stanko Vraz a Croatian-Slovenian poet. He Slavicized his name to Stanko Vraz in 1836
1814 Franz von Dingelstedt a German poet, dramatist and theatre administrator.
1817 Joseph Dalton Hooker one of the greatest British botanists and explorers of the 19th century. Hooker was a founder of geographical botany, and Charles Darwin's closest friend. He was Director of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, for twenty years, in succession to his father, William Jackson Hooker, and was awarded the highest honours of British science
1819 William A. Wheeler a Representative from New York and the 19th Vice President of the United States.
1819 Lucile Grahn the first internationally renowned Danish ballerina and one of the popular dancers of the Romantic ballet era.
1823 Maurice Sand a French illustrator and writer. Maurice Sand also experimented in various other subjects, including painting, geology, and biology. He was the son of Baron Casimir Dudevant and his wife, French novelist and feminist George Sand
1823 Hendrik Jan Schimmel born at 's-Graveland, in the province of North Holland, where his father was a notary and the burgomaster.
1823 Dinshaw Maneckji Petit Sir Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, 1st Baronet , Parsi entrepreneur and founder of the first textile mills in India. He was also the grandfather of Rattanbai Petit Jinnah, who later became the wife of the founder of Pakistan, Mohammed Ali Jinnah
1825 Ferdinand von Mueller a German-Australian physician, geographer, and most notably, a botanist. He was appointed Government Botanist for the then colony of Victoria by Governor Charles La Trobe in 1853, and later director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne. He also founded the National Herbarium of Victoria. He discovered and named many Australian plants
1825 Hervé (composer) a French singer, composer, librettist, conductor and scene painter, whom Ernest Newman, following Reynaldo Hahn, credited with inventing the genre of operetta in Paris.
1832 Antonin Fritsch a Czech paleontologist, biologist and geologist, living during the Austria–Hungary era. Professor at the Charles University and later became director of the National Museum in Prague. He became famous for his contributions on the field of Permo - Carboniferous ecosystems
1833 Manuel Amador Guerrero the first president of Panama from 20 February 1904 to 1 October 1908. He was a member of the Conservative Party
1834 Dmitry Gamov Ivanovich Gamov - major general, explorer of the eastern cost of Korean peninsula. A cape Gamov and Gamov peninsula in Posyet bay were named after Dmitry Ivanovich. The lighthouse on cape Gamov is also named after him
1835 Toyohara Kunichika a Japanese woodblock print artist. Talented as a child, at about thirteen he became a student of Tokyo's then-leading print maker, Utagawa Kunisada. His deep appreciation and knowledge of kabuki drama led to his production primarily of ukiyo-e actor-prints, which are woodblock prints of kabuki actors and scenes from popular plays of the time
1843 Ernest Mason Satow a British scholar, diplomat and Japanologist.
1846 Riccardo Drigo an Italian composer of ballet music and Italian opera, a theatrical conductor, and a pianist.
1851 H. B. Higgins Henry Bournes Higgins , Australian politician and judge, always known in his lifetime as B. Higgins, was a highly influential figure in Australian politics and law
1852 Karl Jessen an admiral in the Imperial Russian Navy during the Russo-Japanese War.
1856 Elsdon Best an ethnographer who made important contributions to the study of the Māori of New Zealand.
1857 Friedrich von Ingenohl a German admiral from Neuwied best known for his command of the German High Seas Fleet at the beginning of World War I.
1858 Gaston Calmette a French journalist and newspaper editor.
1860 Gyula Andrássy the Younger a Hungarian politician.
1860 Adelina Stehle an Austrian-born operatic soprano, associated almost entirely with the Italian repertory. She studied singing in Milan and debuted as Amina in 1881 in Broni in Lombardy. Her career eventually brought her to La Scala in 1890 where she flourished. She took part in a series of important premieres in the 1890s. In 1893 she was the first Nannetta in Verdi's Falstaff to the Fenton of her husband, Edoardo Garbin, and they were later important in the popularization of Puccini's La bohème
1863 Alberic Crescitelli an Italian Catholic priest and missionary to China. Born in Italy on 30 June 1863, Father Alberico Crescitelli entered the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions in 1880 and was ordained a priest on 4 June 1887. The following year he went to China and began work in southern Shaanxi
1863 Richard Wettstein an Austrian botanist. He introduced the phylogenetic system into botany
1864 Frederick Bligh Bond an English architect, illustrator, archaeologist and psychical researcher.