Famous People Born in January 1830

  • Jan 2 Henry Kingsley, English Australian writer, born in Northamptonshire (d. 1876)
  • Jan 3 Alexander Ewing, composer
  • Jan 7 [Samuel] Emerson Opdycke, American businessman and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hubbard, Ohio (d. 1884)
  • Jan 7 Albert Bierstadt, German painter (US landscapes)
  • Jan 8 Gouverneur Kemble Warren, American civil engineer and Major General (Union Army), born in Cold Spring, New York (d. 1882)
  • Jan 8 Hans von B├╝low, German pianist and composer (d. 1894)
  • Jan 19 George Blake Cosby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1909)
  • Jan 23 Gaston AA Marquis de Gallifet, French general/min of War (1899-1900)
  • Jan 27 Georg Hellmesberger, composer
  • Jan 27 William Henry Fitzhugh Payne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jan 31 James G. Blaine, US Secretary of State (1881 and 1889-92) known as the "Plumed Knight", born in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1893)