Famous People Born in January 1737

  • Jan 12 Brizio Petrucci, Italian composer, born in Massalom-barda, Ravenna, Papal State (d. 1838)
  • Jan 19 Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French writer (Paul et Virginie), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1814)

John HancockJohn Hancock (1737-1793)

Jan 23 American merchant and statesman who was 1st to sign the Declaration of Independence, born in Braintree, Massachusetts

Thomas PaineThomas Paine (1737-1809)

Jan 29 English American writer and political essayist (Age of Reason, Common Sense), born in Thetford, England