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  • Osman Cleander Baker
    Osman Cleander Baker

    Osman Cleander Baker (30 July 1812 – 20 December 1871), the American biblical scholar and Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church

  • Norman Macleod
    Norman Macleod
    Norman Macleod

    Norman MacLeod (1812 - 1872), Scottish divine and miscellaneous writer, son of the Rev. Norman Macleod, D.D., a distinguished minister of the Scottish Church, studied at Edinburgh, and ordained in 1838

  • Maurice Charles O'Connell
    Maurice Charles O'Connell
    Maurice Charles O'Connell

    Maurice Charles O'Connell (1812 – 23 March 1879), the Queensland pioneer and president of the legislative council

  • Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
    Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
    Peter Christen Asbjørnsen

    Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885), the Norwegian writer and scientist

  • Pierre de Decker
    Pierre de Decker
    Pierre de Decker

    Pierre Jacques François de Decker (Zele 1812 - 4 January 1891), the Belgian statesman and author

  • Remigius van Haanen
    Remigius van Haanen

    Remigius Adrianus Haanen or Remigius (Remy) van Haanen, (January 5, 1812, Oosterhout - August 13, 1894, Bad Aussee), the Dutch painter

  • Quirico Filopanti
    Quirico Filopanti

    Giuseppe Barilli, also known under his pseudonym Quirico Filopanti, the Italian mathematician and politician

  • Preston Leslie
    Preston Leslie
    Preston Leslie

    Preston Hopkins Leslie (March 8, 1819 – February 7, 1907), the 26th Governor of Kentucky from 1871 to 1875 and territorial governor of Montana from 1887 to 1889

  • Mathias Brugman
    Mathias Brugman

    Mathias Brugman a.k.a. Mathias Bruckman (January 3, 1811 - September 30, 1868, born in New Orleans, Louisiana), the leader in Puerto Rico's independence revolution against Spain known as El Grito de Lares (Lares' Cry)

  • Mary Ball
    Mary Ball
    Mary Ball

    Mary Ball (1812-1892), the Irish naturalist & entomologist

  • Joseph Brooks
    Joseph Brooks
    Joseph Brooks

    Joseph Brooks, the Republican politician in Arkansas after the Civil War

  • John W. Stevenson
    John W. Stevenson
    John W. Stevenson

    John White Stevenson (May 4, 1812August 10, 1886), the U.S. Representative, the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, the 25th Governor of Kentucky and U.S. Senator

  • John W. Gunnison
    John W. Gunnison
    John W. Gunnison

    John Williams Gunnison (November 11, 1812-October 26, 1853), the American explorer

  • Joseph W. Matthews
    Joseph W. Matthews

    Joseph Warren Matthews (1812-1862), the American politician who served as Governor of Mississippi from 1848 to 1850

  • Knud Knudsen
    Knud Knudsen
    Knud Knudsen

    Knud Knudsen (1812-1895), the Norwegian linguist

  • Marie-Cornélie Falcon
    Marie-Cornélie Falcon
    Marie-Cornélie Falcon

    Marie-Cornélie Falcon (1812-1897), the French operatic singer

  • Louisa Cranstoun Nisbett
    Louisa Cranstoun Nisbett
    Louisa Cranstoun Nisbett

    Louisa Cranstoun Nisbett (1812 - January 15, 1858), English actress, the daughter of Frederick Hayes Macnamara, an actor, whose stage name, Mordaunt

  • Richard Heales
    Richard Heales

    Richard Heales (1821 - 19 June 1864), Victorian colonial politician, the 4th Premier of Victoria

  • Robert Dale
    Robert Dale

    Lieutenant Robert Dale (1812-20 July 1853), the first European explorer to cross the Darling Range in Western Australia

  • William Fox
    William Fox
    William Fox

    William Fox (New Zealand) (1812-1893), the New Zealand politician

  • William F. Harnden
    William F. Harnden
    William F. Harnden

    William F. Harnden (1812–1845), the founder of Harnden and Company, one of the first independent express companies in the United States

  • Vladimir Markovnikov
    Vladimir Markovnikov

    Vladimir Vasilyevich Markovnikov, also spelled as Markownikoff (December 22, 1838 in Nizhny Novgorod - February 11, 1904), the Russian chemist

  • William Henry Barlow
    William Henry Barlow

    William Henry Barlow FRS FRSE FICE MIMechE (10 May 1812 -12 November 1902), the English civil engineer of the 19th century, particularly associated with railway engineering projects

  • William King Sebastian
    William King Sebastian

    William King Sebastian (1812May 20, 1865), the American planter, lawyer, and U.S. senator from Helena, Arkansas

  • Yakov Karlovich Grot
    Yakov Karlovich Grot
    Yakov Karlovich Grot

    Yakov Karlovich Grot (1812-1893), the nineteenth-century Russian philologist of Swedish extraction who worked at the University of Helsinki

  • William Samuel Henson
    William Samuel Henson

    William Samuel Henson (3 May 1812 - 1888), the pre-Wright brothers aviation engineer and inventor

  • Truganini
    Truganini

    Truganini, the so-called last of the Tasmanian Aborigines

  • Thomas Hiscock
    Thomas Hiscock

    Thomas Hiscock (1812-1855), the English blacksmith and prospector who settled in Australia in the 1840s

  • Samuel F. Hersey
    Samuel F. Hersey
    Samuel F. Hersey

    Samuel Freeman Hersey, the United States Representative from Maine

  • Robert Stirling Newall
    Robert Stirling Newall

    Robert Stirling Newall FRS (27 May 1812 – 21 April 1889), the Scottish engineer and astronomer

  • Robert Gordon Latham
    Robert Gordon Latham
    Robert Gordon Latham

    Robert Gordon Latham FRS (24 March 1812 – 9 March 1888), the ethnologist and philologist

  • Samuel Holberry
    Samuel Holberry

    Samuel Holberry (1816 – 21 June 1842), the prominent Chartist activist

  • Samuel Sanders Teulon
    Samuel Sanders Teulon

    Samuel Sanders Teulon, the notable 19th century English architect

  • Spyridon Xyndas
    Spyridon Xyndas

    Spyridon Xyndas or Spiridione Xinda (Σπυρίδων Ξύνδας) (June 8, 1812-November 25, 1896), the Greek composer and guitarist, whose last name has also been transliterated as "Xinta", "Xinda", "Xindas" and "Xyntas"

  • Sherman Booth
    Sherman Booth

    Sherman Booth (September 25, 1812 – August 10, 1904), the abolitionist, editor and politician in Wisconsin, and one of the key figures in the formation of the Republican Party

  • John Lort Stokes
    John Lort Stokes

    Admiral John Lort Stokes, RN (1812 - June 11, 1885), the officer in the Royal Navy who travelled on the HMS Beagle for close to eighteen years

  • Juan Manuel Pareja
    Juan Manuel Pareja
    Juan Manuel Pareja

    Vice Admiral Juan Manuel Pareja (b. 1812 - November 28, 1865), the Spanish naval officer, who commanded the Spanish forces during the Chincha Islands War

  • Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney
    Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney

    Sir Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney, CSI (1812–1878), the Parsi community leader, philanthropist and industrialist of Bombay, India

  • Daniel Phineas Woodbury
    Daniel Phineas Woodbury
    Daniel Phineas Woodbury

    Daniel Phineas Woodbury (1812 - August 15, 1864), the American soldier and an engineer during the American Civil War

  • George James Allman
    George James Allman
    George James Allman

    George James Allman FRS (1812 - November 24, 1898), M.D., Emeritus Professor of Natural History in Edinburgh, the eminent Irish naturalist

  • Harrison Ludington
    Harrison Ludington
    Harrison Ludington

    Harrison Ludington (July 31, 1812 – June 17, 1891), the American Republican politician who served as the 13th Governor of Wisconsin and a mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Charles P. Noell
    Charles P. Noell

    Charles P. Noell (1812-1887) San Diego Democratic politician

  • Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst
    Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst

    Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst (born January 1814 in Brünn (Moravia); died October 8, 1865 in Nice), the Moravian-Jewish violinist and composer

  • Edmond Jurien de la Gravière
    Edmond Jurien de la Gravière
    Edmond Jurien de la Gravière

    Jean-Baptiste Edmond Jurien de la Gravière (November 19, 1812 – March 4, 1892), the French admiral, son of Admiral Jurien, who served through the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars and a peer of France under Louis-Philippe

  • George Bari?
    George Bari?
    George Bari?

    George Bariţ, often, but incorrectly, rendered as George Bariţiu (1812-May 2, 1893), a Romanian historian, philologist, dramatist, and journalist, the founder of the Romanian language press in Transylvania

  • Francis Pettygrove
    Francis Pettygrove

    Francis William Pettygrove (born 1812 in Maine, died 1887 in Port Townsend, Washington), commonly known as William Pettygrove, the pioneer and one of the founders of the cities of Portland, Oregon and Port Townsend, Washington

  • Francis Henney Smith
    Francis Henney Smith
    Francis Henney Smith

    Francis Henney Smith, the United States Military Academy graduate, United States Army second lieutenant, college professor, including teacher at West Point, Confederate Army colonel, Virginia Militia general

  • Emilie Högquist
    Emilie Högquist

    Emilie Sophie Högquist (29 April 1812 - 18 December 1846), the Swedish actress and the mistress of Oscar I of Sweden

  • Edwin James
    Edwin James
    Edwin James

    John Edwin James QC (c.1812 - 4 March 1882), the English lawyer, who also practised in the U.S., Member of Parliament and would-be actor whose professional misconduct led him to end his life in poverty

  • Friedrich August Rudolph Kolenati
    Friedrich August Rudolph Kolenati
    Friedrich August Rudolph Kolenati

    Friedrich August Rudolph Kolenati (September 12, 1812 – July 17, 1864), the Czech-German botanist and zoologist active primarily in Prague and Brno

  • Ilarion Makariopolski
    Ilarion Makariopolski
    Ilarion Makariopolski

    Ilarion Makariopolski, born Stoyan Stoyanov Mihaylovski (????? ??????? ???????????) (1812-1875), the 19th-century Bulgarian cleric and one of the leaders of the struggle for an autonomous Bulgarian church

  • Hubert Joseph Walther Frère-Orban
    Hubert Joseph Walther Frère-Orban
    Hubert Joseph Walther Frère-Orban

    Hubert Joseph Walthère Frère-Orban (22 April 1812 - 2 January 1896), the Belgian liberal politician and statesman

  • John George Bowes
    John George Bowes

    John George Bowes (ca. 1812 - May 20, 1864), the businessman and political figure in Canada East

  • Auguste Duméril
    Auguste Duméril
    Auguste Duméril

    Auguste Henri André Duméril (30 November 1812 – 12 November 1870), the French zoologist

  • Agoston Haraszthy
    Agoston Haraszthy

    Ágoston Haraszthy de Mokcsa (Ah-gush-tun Harris-tee) (August 30, 1812 in Futak, Hungary-July 6, 1869 in Nicaragua), one of the founders of modern viticulture in California

  • Charles Canning
    Charles Canning

    Charles John Canning, 1st Earl Canning KG, GCB, PC (14 December 1812-17 June 1862), known as Viscount Canning from 1837 to 1859, the English statesman and Governor-General of India during the Indian Rebellion of 1857

  • Abbas I of Egypt
    Abbas I of Egypt

    Abbas I of Egypt (1813-1854), the Egyptian monarch

  • Robert Stuart, born in Ireland in about 1812 to Thomas Stuart (of Whitehall, County Clare, and Lifford, County Limerick, the illegitimate son of Thomas Smyth and brother of Major-General Charles Stuart)

  • Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy (1812-1878), the English historian

  • William Nathan Harrell Smith

    William Nathan Harrell Smith, the United States Representative from North Carolina; born in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, September 24, 1812; attended the common schools in Murfreesboro, N.C., Kingston, Rhode Island, and Colchester

  • Zygmunt Krasiński

    Count Napoleon Stanisław Adam Ludwik Zygmunt Krasiński (Paris, France, February 19, 1812 – February 23, 1859), traditionally ranked with Mickiewicz and Słowacki as one of Poland's trio of great Romantic poets

  • Abraham Dee Bartlett (1812–1897), the British zoologist

  • Samuel Hambleton

    Samuel Hambleton (January 8, 1812 - December 9, 1886), the American politician

  • Edward Taylor

    Edward Taylor (ca. 1812-March 6, 1836), the defender of the Alamo and the brother of Alamo defenders George and James Taylor

  • Alfred Charles Hobbs (October 7, 1812 - November 6, 1891), the American locksmith

  • Richard Hutchison

    Richard Hutchison (January 20, 1812; September 27, 1891), the New Brunswick businessman and political figure

  • Thomas Lowe

    Thomas F. Lowe (1812 - November, 1875) took over as Atlanta's mayor after Jared Whitaker, brought in for the Confederate cause at the start of the American Civil War

  • Thomas 'Tom' Olliver (Angmering, Sussex 1812 – 7 January 1874), born Oliver or Olivere, the steeplechase jockey and racehorse trainer, who won three Grand Nationals as a rider in the 1840s and 50s

  • Carl Axel Setterberg (1812-1871), the architect from Bogsta parish in Södermanland, Sweden

  • William Bonython Moffatt (1812-24 May 1887), the architect, who for many years, a partner with Sir George Gilbert Scott at Spring Gardens, London

  • Charlie Darkey Parkhurst, often Charlie/Charlene/Charlotte or Parkurst, born Mary Parkhurst (1812–1879), the American stagecoach driver and early California settler

  • Benjamin Liebermann

    Benjamin Liebermann, the German manufacturer

  • William Douglas Wallach

    William Douglas Wallach (1812-December 1, 1871), the American surveyor and newspaper entrepreneur

  • William James Linton

    William James Linton (December 7, 1812 - December 29, 1897), the English-born American wood engraver, political reformer and author of memoirs, novels, poetry and non-fiction

  • Friedrich Karl Biedermann

    Friedrich Karl Biedermann (25 September 1812, Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony – 5 March 1901), the German professor, politician, and publisher who greatly aided the Liberal movement in Germany during the process of German Unification

  • Joseph Cunningham

    Joseph Davey Cunningham, (b. Scotland, 1812, died 1851), the author of the book History of the Sikhs and an authority in Punjab historiography

  • James Millholland

    James Millholland (1812-1875), railway master mechanic, particularly well known for his invention of many railway mechanisms

  • Joseph Günzburg

    Baron Joseph Günzburg (1812, Vitebsk–January 12, 1878) the first Baron Günzburg, Osip Gintsburg, or Iosif-Evzel Gabrielovich Gintsburg, the Russian financier and philanthropist

  • Jacob John Glossbrenner

    Jacob John Glossbrenner, the fourteenth Bishop of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, elected in 1845

  • Aaron Bernstein

    Aaron David Bernstein (6 April 1812, Danzig – 12 February 1884, Berlin), the German Jewish scientist, author and reformer, the unlce of Eduard Bernstein, a Social Democratic theorist and activist

  • John Wood

    John Wood (1812 - November 14, 1871), the Scottish naval officer, surveyor, cartographer and explorer, principally remembered for his exploration of central Asia

  • Jean Baptiste Francois Pitra (1812–1889), the French Catholic cardinal, archaeologist and theologian

  • John Hervey Crozier

    John Hervey Crozier (February 10, 1812 - October 25, 1889), the American attorney and politician active primarily in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, during the mid-nineteenth century

  • John Henry Alexander

    John Henry Alexander (1812–March 2, 1867), the noted scientist and businessman, born in Annapolis, Maryland in 1812

  • John Le Capelain

    John Le Capelain (1812 - 1848), the painter born in Saint Helier, Jersey, the son of Samuel Le Capelain, a printer and lithographer, and Elizabeth Anne Pinckney, his English wife

  • John Nobili, born Giovanni Pietro Antonio Nobili, (S.J.) (born April 28, 1812 - March 1, 1856), the Italian priest of the Society of Jesus

  • Jean-Baptiste Singelée

    Jean-Baptiste Singelée (born 25 September 1812 Brussels - 29 September 1875 Oostende), the Belgian classical composer of the romantic period

  • Karl Theodor Hartweg (1812-1871), the German botanist

  • Lady Georgiana Fullerton

    Lady Georgiana Fullerton (1812–1885), the English novelist

  • Paolo Emiliano Giudici

    Paolo Emiliano Giudici (1812-September 8, 1872), Italian writer, born in Sicily

  • Otto Wilhelm Sonder (1812-1881), the botanist

  • Peter Schuyler Bruff (1812 - 1900), born in Portsmouth, England, the astute civil engineer most well known for founding the seaside resort town of Clacton on Sea, Essex

  • John Gilbert

    John Gilbert (1812? - 28 June 1845), the English naturalist and explorer

  • Pyotr Alexandrovich Chikhachov

    Pyotr Alexandrovich Chikhachyov, last name also spelled Chikhachev or Tchihatchev (December 23, 1808 – October 13, 1890), the Russian naturalist and geologist who was admitted into the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1876 as an honorary member

  • George Brettingham Sowerby II (1812 - July 26, 1884), the British naturalist, illustrator, and conchologist

  • George Grub

    George Grub (1812–1892), the Scottish church historian

  • Louis Bertillon

    Louis-Adolphe Bertillon (1821–1883), the French statistician and appointed professor of demography at the school of anthropology in Paris

  • Henri Wallon

    Henri-Alexandre Wallon (December 23, 1812 - November 13, 1904), French historian and statesman, born at Valenciennes

  • Moses Carver (1812-1910), the settler and foster father of George Washington Carver

  • Nathaniel de Rothschild, (London, July 2, 1812 - February 19, 1870 in Paris), known as "Nat,", the founder of the French wine-making branch of the Rothschild family

  • Frederick Knight

    Frederick Winn Knight (1812 - 3 May 1897), the British Conservative Party politician

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