Famous People Born in January 1685

  • Jan 7 Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company and plant collector (grew 1st banana indoors) (d. 1760)
  • Jan 7 Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761)
  • Jan 18 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical professor, baptized (d. 1766)