Famous People Born in January 1771

  • Jan 1 Georges Cadoudal, Breton politician and royalist who plotted to overthrow Napoleon, born in Brech, Brittany, Kingdom of France (d. 1804)
  • Jan 17 Charles Brockden Brown 'Father of American novel', American pioneering writer and editor (Wieland), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1810)
  • Jan 26 Jacob Andries van Braam, Dutch merchant and colonial administrator (Suriname), born in Chin-Surah (d. 1820)
  • Jan 30 George Bass, English explorer of Australia (Bass Strait), born in Sleaford, England (possibly d. 1803)