Famous People Born in January 1873

  • Jan 1 Mariano Azuela, Mexico, novelist (The Flies, The Bosses)
  • Jan 2 Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist (Communist Tactics)
  • Jan 2 Thérèse de Lisieux, French Roman-Catholic nun (d. 1897)
  • Jan 3 Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese businessman (d. 1957)
  • Jan 6 Karl Straube, German organist/conductor
  • Jan 7 Adolph Zukor, Hungary, movie producer/director/executive (Paramount)
  • Jan 8 Lucien Capet, composer
  • Jan 8 Iuliu Maniu, Romanian politician (d. 1953)
  • Jan 8 Elena of Montenegro, queen of Italy (d. 1956)
  • Jan 9 Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Jewish poet, born in Radi, Volhynia, (d. 1934)
  • Jan 10 Jack O'Neill, Irish-born baseball player (d. 1935)
  • Jan 10 George Orton, Canadian athlete (d. 1958)
  • Jan 11 John Callan O'Laughlin, American political and military figure and journalist (d. 1949)
  • Jan 12 Spiridon Louis, Greek marathon runner (d. 1940)
  • Jan 15 Max Adler, Austria sociologist/socialist theorist
  • Jan 16 Boyd Alexander, English explorer
  • Jan 17 Francois Rasse, composer
  • Jan 19 Hans Erich Blaich [Dr. Owlglass], German writer (Simplicissimus), born in Leutkirch im Allgäu (d. 1945)
  • Jan 20 Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist
  • Jan 20 Johannes V Jensen, Denmark, novelist/poet (Energy Storage, Nobel 1944)

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Jan 28 Colette [Sidonie-Gabrielle], French novelist and performer (Gigi), born in Paris, France

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  • Jan 28 M A Noble, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder at turn of century)
  • Jan 29 Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, Italy, explorer/climber (Mt St Elias)
  • Jan 30 Rose Melville, American stage actress (Sis Hopkins), born in Terre Haute. Indiana
  • Jan 30 Georges Ricard-Cordingley, painter (d. 1939)