Famous People Born in January 1797

  • Jan 4 Wilhelm Beer, German amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)
  • Jan 10 Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848)
  • Jan 12 Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician (d. 1873)
  • Jan 22 Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Empress of Brazil (d. 1826)
  • Jan 30 Edwin Vose Sumner, American Major General (Union Army), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1863)

Person of interestFranz Schubert

Jan 31 Franz Peter Schubert, Austrian composer (Unfinished Symphony), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1828)

Composer Franz Schubert
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Franz Schubert