Samuel Bogumił Linde (Toruń, 11 or 24 April 1771 – 8 August 1847, Warsaw) was a Polish lexicographer, linguist, librarian, and an important figure of the Polish Enlightenment. Linde was born to Jan Jacobsen Linde, a master locksmith and member of city council who had immigrated from Sweden, and Anna Barbara née Langenhann. He studied theology and philology in Leipzig. In 1793 he began to collaborate with supporters of the Constitution of May 3, 1791.
George Walker (December 24, 1772—February 8, 1847) was an English gothic novelist. He was born in Falcon Square, Cripplegate, London, England. He worked as a bookseller and music publisher. His writings were anti-reform, reacting to writers such as William Godwin and Thomas Holcroft.
Thomas Clark Nicholls (1790-1847) was a Louisiana jurist and temperance crusader in the 1830s and 1840s. Nicholls died almost three decades before his son, Francis T. Nicholls, was first elected governor in 1876. Thomas Nicholls was probably born in Maryland to Edward C. Nicholls and the former Williamina Hamilton. He relocated to Louisiana in 1805 and read law in the office of his brother-in-law, Nathan Morse. He received his law license in 1809, when he was eighteen years of age.
Thomas Contee Worthington (November 25, 1782 - April 12, 1847) was a U.S. Representative from Maryland, nephew of Benjamin Contee. Born near Annapolis, Maryland, Worthington received a limited schooling. He served as a captain in the War of 1812, and later as brigadier general of the Ninth Brigade of the Maryland Militia from 1818 to 1847. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1817, and commenced practice in Annapolis, Maryland.
Johan Albrecht Ehrenström (1762 – 1847) was a notable Finnish architect. Ehrenström was a resident of the Finland in the Swedish Kingdom. Following the Swedish defeat in the Finnish War, Finland became a part of the Russian Empire. The city of Helsinki was promoted to be the new capital of the new Grand Duchy of Finland. Ehrenström was selected to be the chairman of the committee in charge of rebuilding the city of Helsinki after a fire that destroyed many of its old wooden structures in 1808.
George Coke Dromgoole (May 15, 1797 – April 27, 1847) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia. He was the uncle of Alexander Dromgoole Sims. Born in Lawrenceville, Virginia, Dromgoole completed preparatory studies, studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1823 to 1826, a member of the Virginia Senate from 1826 to 1835 and was a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention in 1829.
Joseph Renville (1779–1846) was an interpreter, translator, and an important figure in dealings between white men and Dakota (Sioux) Indians in Minnesota. He contributed to the translation of Christian religious texts in to the Dakota language. The hymnal Dakota dowanpi kin, was "composed by J. Renville and sons, and the missionaries of the A.B.C.F.M. " and was published in Boston in 1842.
Sir John Leman Rogers, 6th Baronet (18 April 1780 – 10 December 1847) was a British politician and composer. Born in Plymouth in Devon, he was the eldest son of Sir Frederick Rogers, 5th Baronet and Jane Lillicrap, daughter of John Lillicrap. Baptised in Cornwood on 5 October 1780, Rogers was educated at Winchester College in 1795. Two years later, he succeeded his father as baronet. Rogers served in the Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards), reaching the rank of Captain.
James Power was a merchant, politician, justice of the peace and magistrate was elected to the House of Assembly representing the district of Conception Bay on the first general election held in Newfoundland in 1832.
František Vladislav Hek (April 11, 1769 in Dobruška - September 4, 1847 in Letohrad - until 1950 Kyšperk, in German Geiersberg) was a Czech patriot active in early phases of the Czech National Revival, writer and composer. He has novel F. L. Věk by Alois Jirásek. Hek was born the son of a shopkeeper (of Dutch origin) from Dobruška. He received basic education in Dobruška and in Prague (since 1779) and since 1782 he studied at Piarists gymnasium in Prague.
Elisha Phelps (November 16, 1779 - April 6, 1847) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was the son of Noah Phelps and father of John Smith Phelps who was a United States Representative from Missouri. He was born in Simsbury, Connecticut. In 1800, he was graduated from Yale College and from Litchfield Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1803 and began practice in Simsbury. Phelps was member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1807, 1812, and 1814-1818.
Ebenezer Stoddard (May 6, 1785 - August 19, 1847) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Union. He attended Woodstock Academy in 1802 and in 1803, and was graduated from Brown University in 1807. After studying, he was admitted to the bar in 1810 and commenced practice in West Woodstock.
Samuel Simons (1792 - January 13, 1847) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he pursued an academic course of study. He held several local offices and also taught in school. He studied medicine and commenced practice in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Simons was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1830. In addition, he was the director of the Housatonic Railroad and a trustee of the Bridgeport Savings Bank.
Juan Manuel Rodríguez was a Salvadoran revolutionary against Spain and later president of the State of El Salvador within the Federal Republic of Central America (briefly in 1824). He was born in San Salvador to Pedro Delgado and Josefa Rodríguez. His father was Panamanian and his mother Salvadoran. They were not married.
Alexander Alexandrovich Bashilov (August 31, 1777, Glukhov - December 31, 1847, Moscow) was a Russian general officer of Napoleonic Wars period, later engaged in urban planning of Moscow and its suburbs.
Richard Aylett Buckner (July 16, 1763 – December 8, 1847) was a United States Representative from Kentucky and the father of Aylette Buckner who was also a Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Fauquier County, Virginia and received a liberal education. He moved to Green County, Kentucky in 1803. He studied law and was admitted to the bar and also taught school.
Charles Laure Hugues Théobald, duc de Choiseul-Praslin (29 June 1804 – 24 August 1847) was a French nobleman and politician, who served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies in 1838–1842. Choiseul-Praslin's suicide, occurring while he faced trial for the murder of his wife, Fanny Sébastiani, caused a scandal which in turn contributed to the outbreak of the 1848 Revolution and the fall of the July Monarchy.
George Maclean (February 2, 1801 - May 22, 1847) was Governor of Cape Coast from 1830 until 1844. Born in Keith, Banffshire, Scotland, Maclean was a member of the Royal African Colonial Corps and was stationed in British West Africa from 1826 until 1828. In 1830 he became the Governor of Cape Coast, a position he retained until 1844. He married poet Letitia Elizabeth Landon and is buried at Cape Coast Castle.
John McHutchin (1788 - 1847) was a former His Majesty's Clerk of the Rolls for the Isle of Man. McHutchin was bron in Peel, soon of a Scotsman and Manxwoman. He was educated at Peel Grammar School and then studied law with Thomas Stowell, the then Clerk of the Rolls, and his ability was so great and his progress so rapid that Lieutenant Governor Cornelius Smelt appointed him his Secretary before he had finished his studies. McHutchin was then appointed High Bailiff of Douglas.