Famous People Born in January 1777

  • Jan 1 Micah Hawkins, American poet, playwright and composer, born in Head of the Harbour, New York (d. 1825)
  • Jan 2 Christian D Rauch, German sculptor (d. 1857)
  • Jan 3 Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican sister of Napoleon who appointed her Princess of Lucca and Piombino and Grand Duchess of Tuscany, born in Ajaccio, Corsica (d. 1820)
  • Jan 3 Louis Poinsot, French mathematician and physicist (invented geometrical mechanics), born in Paris (d. 1859)
  • Jan 8 Filippo Traetta, Italian-born American composer & music teacher, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1854)
  • Jan 25 Elias Canneman, Dutch politician, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1861)