Famous People Born in January 1807

  • Jan 2 Tomasz Napoleon Nidecki, Polish composer, born in Studzianka, West Galicia, (now Poland) (d. 1852)
  • Jan 4 Baltasar Saldoni, composer
  • Jan 6 Joseph Holt, American lawyer, politician and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Breckinridge County, Kentucky (d. 1894)
  • Jan 6 Jozef Maximilián Petzval, Slovak inventor, born in Spišská Belá, Slovakia (d. 1891)
  • Jan 6 Ludwig Erk, German composer and folk song collector, born in Wetzlar (d. 1883)
  • Jan 11 Alfred Eugene "Mudwall" Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jan 11 Ezra Cornell, founder (Western Union Telegraph, Cornell University)
  • Jan 12 Jan T Beelen, Dutch/Belgian bible expert
  • Jan 13 Napoleon Bonaparte Buford, American Major General (Union Army), born in Woodford County, Kentucky (d. 1883)
  • Jan 16 Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1877)

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee (1807-1870)

Jan 19 American General who commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War, born in Stratford Virginia

Robert McClureRobert McClure (1807-1873)

Jan 28 Irish explorer who discovered the Northwest passage, born in Wexford, Ireland