Famous People Born in January 1728

  • Jan 2 Louis di Belgioioso, Austrian count, diplomat and field marshal under the Habsburgs, born in Belgioioso (d. 1801)
  • Jan 6 Charles Joseph Sohier, French violinist and composer, born in Lille, France (d. 1759)
  • Jan 6 Domingos dos Reis Quita, Portuguese playwright & poet, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1770)
  • Jan 9 Thomas Warton, critic and poet (Pleasures of Melancholy) British Poet Laureate (1785-90), born in Basingstoke (d. 1790)
  • Jan 16 Niccolò Piccinni, Italian classical, opera, and sacred music composer (Roland; Buona Figliuola), born in Bari, Kingdom of Naples (now Italy) (d. 1800)
  • Jan 17 Johann Gottfried Müthel, German keyboard virtuoso and composer, born in Mölln, Duchy of Lauenburg (now Germany) (d. 1788)