Famous People Born in January 1820

  • Jan 9 Pavel Krizkovsky, composer
  • Jan 17 Anne Brontë, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall), born in Thornton, West Yorkshire (d. 1849)
  • Jan 18 Abraham Buford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1884)
  • Jan 19 John Haskell King, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1888)
  • Jan 20 Anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women
  • Jan 22 Hermann von Lingg, German playwright/poet
  • Jan 22 Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter (Jahresringe)
  • Jan 22 Joseph Wolf, German artist (d. 1899)
  • Jan 23 Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer
  • Jan 24 John Milton Thayer, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1906)
  • Jan 31 William B. Washburn, 28th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1887)