Birthdays in History in January 1839

  • Jan 4 Carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896)
  • Jan 11 Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar

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Jan 19 Paul Cézanne, French artist and Post-Impressionist painter (The Basket of Apples), born in Aix-en-Provence, France (d. 1906)

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne
  • Jan 25 Seldon Connor, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1917)