Famous People Born in 1822
Botanist / 1822 - 1884
Gregor Mendel was an Austrian monk who discovered the basic principles of heredity through experiments in his garden. Mendel's observations became the foundation of modern genetics and the study of heredity, and he is widely considered a pioneer in the field of genetics.
Rutherford B. Hayes
Lawyer, Military Leader, Governor, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1822 - 1893
Rutherford B. Hayes was the 19th president of the United States and oversaw the end of the rebuilding efforts of the Reconstruction.
Ulysses S. Grant
Anthropologist, Explorer, Inventor, Scientist, Academic Author / 1822 - 1911
Francis Galton was an English explorer and anthropologist best known for his research in eugenics and human intelligence. He was the first to study the effects of human selective mating.
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