Famous People Born in January 1862

  • Jan 1 Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)
  • Jan 3 Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)
  • Jan 8 Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)
  • Jan 17 John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher
  • Jan 23 David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician

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Jan 24 Edith Wharton [-Jones], Pulitzer prize-winning novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth), born in New York City (d. 1937)

Pulitzer prize winning novelist Edith Wharton
Pulitzer prize winning novelist
Edith Wharton
  • Jan 29 Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)
  • Jan 30 Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer