On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1592

  • Jan 5 Shah Jahan, 5th Mughal Emperor of India (1628-58) who built the Taj Mahal for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, born in Lahore, Mughal Empire (d. 1666)
  • Jan 14 Shah Jahan, fifth Mughal emperor, born in Lahore, Mughal Empire (d. 1666)
  • Jan 22 Pierre Gassendi, Champtercier Provence, scientist/philosopher