Famous People Born in January 1726

  • Jan 4 Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Dutch engraver and art collector (d. 1798)
  • Jan 17 Hugh Mercer, Scottish military officer (fought in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War), born in Rosehearty, Scotland (d. 1777)
  • Jan 18 Henry, Prince of Prussia and diplomat (led armies during Silesian Wars and the Seven Years' War), born in Berlin, Prussia (d. 1802)