- January 13 (O.S. January 1) - Nikolay Beketov (died 1911), Russian chemist.
- January 7 - Sandford Fleming (died 1915), Canadian engineer and surveyor known as the "father of time zones".
- April 5 - Joseph Lister (died 1912), British inventor of antiseptic.
- August 27 - Henry Edwards (died 1891), English-born entomologist and actor.
- November 30 - George Jackson Mivart (died 1900), English biologist.
- December 29 - Bernhard Sigmund Schultze (died 1919), German obstetrician.
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