Famous People Born in January 1798

  • Jan 6 Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer
  • Jan 14 Isaac da Costa, Dutch writer/lawyer
  • Jan 14 Johan R Thorbecke, Premier of Netherlands (Lib-1849..72)
  • Jan 15 Thomas Crofton Croker, Irish story teller (Fairy legends)
  • Jan 19 Auguste Comte, philosopher/founder (sociology & positivism)
  • Jan 20 Anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (d. 1858)
  • Jan 24 Karl von Holtei, Silezian actor/playwright (Die Vagabunden)
  • Jan 24 Karl von Staudt, German math professor (projective geometrician)
  • Jan 29 Henry Neele, poet, born in London, England
  • Jan 31 Karl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer