Famous People Born in January 1893

  • Jan 2 Lillian Leitzel, German acrobat and strongwoman (d. 1931)
  • Jan 3 Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, French novelist/essayist (Gilles)
  • Jan 4 Manuel Palau Boix, composer
  • Jan 4 Yone Minagawa, Japanese, became worlds oldest living person January 29, 2007. (d. Aug. 13, 2007)
  • Jan 5 Friedrich Blume, German musicologist (Das Rassenproblem in der Musik)
  • Jan 5 Zoltán Böszörmény, Hungarian Nazi politician (d. unknown)
  • Jan 5 Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru (d. 1952)
  • Jan 10 Albert Jacka, Australian soldier, first Australian World War I Victoria Cross winner (d. 1932)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 12 Hermann Goering, Nazi Party leader, Vice-Chancellor of Germany (1941-45) and World War I fighter pilot ace, born in Rosenheim, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire (d. 1946)

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Jan 12 Alfred Rosenberg, German Nazi official (d. 1946)
  • Jan 13 Clarke Ashton Smith, US, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds, Genius Loci)
  • Jan 13 Jan Evangelista Zelinka, composer
  • Jan 13 Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
  • Jan 15 Ivor Novello [David Ivor Davies], Welsh composer, writer and actor (Keep the Home Fires Burning, The Truth Game), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1951)
  • Jan 15 Dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premiere of Yugoslavia (1939-4.)
  • Jan 16 Daisy Kennedy, Australian violinist (d. 1981)
  • Jan 18 John Lawrence Seymour, composer
  • Jan 20 Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)
  • Jan 20 Georg Åberg, Swedish athlete (d. 1946)
  • Jan 22 Conrad Veidt, Potsdam Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary)
  • Jan 23 Frank Carlson, (Gov/Rep/Sen-R-Ks)
  • Jan 26 Bessie Coleman, 1st African American airplane pilot
  • Jan 26 Giuseppe Genco Russo, Sicilian mafioso (d. 1976)
  • Jan 27 Soong Ching-ling, Chinese wife of Sun Yat-sen (d. 1981)
  • Jan 28 Elliot Griffis, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1968)
  • Jan 29 Edric Cundell, composer
  • Jan 29 Martian Negrea, composer
  • Jan 31 Freya Stark, English explorer/ travel writer