Birthdays in History in January 1875

  • Jan 1 Charles Rist, French economist
  • Jan 9 Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socialite (d. 1942)
  • Jan 12 Marika Stiernstedt, Swedish author (Ulla Bella)

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Jan 15 Abdulaziz Ibn Saud, Founder and first King of Saudi Arabia (1932-53), born in Riyadh, Emirate of Nejd (d. 1953)

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  • Jan 16 Leonor Michaelis, German enzyme kinetic theorist (d. 1947)
  • Jan 17 Florencio S├ínchez, Uruguayan dramatist (d. 1910)
  • Jan 21 John Lindworsky, German jesuit/psychologist (Der Wille)
  • Jan 21 Paul E Kahle, Germany, professor of oriental studies
  • Jan 22 Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)