Famous People Born in January 1729

  • Jan 1 Edmund Burke, British statesman, philosopher and author (A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, Reflections on the Revolution in France) [NS=Jan 12], born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1797)
  • Jan 5 Paulus Constantijn la Fargue, Dutch cartoonist & painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1782)
  • Jan 12 Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian physiologist and biologist, born in Modena Italy (d. 1799)
  • Jan 22 Giuseppe Luigi Tibaldi, Italian tenor and composer, born in Bologna (d. c. 1790)
  • Jan 22 Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, German critic and dramatist (1st ever dramaturge), born in Kamenz, Saxony (d. 1781)