Famous People Born in January 1805

  • Jan 4 Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, British born composer who worked in Australia (Australia's 1st opera), born in Sidmouth England (d. 1888) (or born 4 Feb 1806)
  • Jan 8 John Bigler, American politician, born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania (d. 1871)
  • Jan 8 Orson Hyde, American religious leader, born in Oxford, Connecticut (d. 1878)
  • Jan 13 Thomas Dyer, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1862)
  • Jan 27 Maria Anna of Bavaria, queen consort of Saxony (d. 1877)
  • Jan 27 Samuel Palmer, British painter and etcher (Valley of Vision), born in London, England (d. 1881)
  • Jan 27 Sophie of Bavaria, archduchess of Austria (d. 1872)