On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1732

  • Jan 2 Franz Xaver Brixi, composer
  • Jan 6 Matija A Reljkovic, Habsburg military officer & Croatian writer (Satir iliti divji covic), born in Davor, Croatia (d. 1798)
  • Jan 17 Stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95)
  • Jan 18 Jean-Guillain Cardon, composer
  • Jan 20 Richard H Lee, US farmer (signed US Declaration of Independence)
  • Jan 24 Pierre de Beaumarchais, French polymath and dramatist (The Marriage of Figaro, Barber of Seville), born in Paris, France (d. 1799)