Birthdays in History in January 1871

  • Jan 7 Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956)
  • Jan 8 James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish politician (d. 1940)
  • Jan 10 Enrica Freiin von Handel-Manzetti, Austrian author (Jesse & Maria)
  • Jan 12 Paul Guthnick, German astronomer

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Jan 17 David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty and British Admiral of the Fleet during World War I (Battle of Jutland), born in Nantwich, England (d. 1936)

British Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty
British Admiral of the Fleet
David Beatty
  • Jan 26 Warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones)