Famous People Born in January 1824

  • Jan 7 James Morrison Hawes, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 1889)
  • Jan 8 Francisco González Bocanegra, Mexican poet, born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico (d. 1861)
  • Jan 8 Per August Olander, Swedish composer, born in Linköping, Sweden (d. 1886)
  • Jan 8 [William] Wilkie Collins, English writer (Woman in White), born in London (d. 1889)
  • Jan 13 Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, Polish composer, born in Warsaw (d. 1857)
  • Jan 14 Vladimir Stasov, Russian art & music critic, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1906)
  • Jan 15 Marie Duplessis [Alphonsine Rose Plessis], French courtesan, born in Nonant-le-Pin, Normandy, France (d. 1847)

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Jan 21 Confederate general during the American Civil War, born in Clarksburg, Virginia

  • Jan 22 Josef Leopold Zvonař, Czech organist and composer, born in Kublov, Bohemia (d. 1865)
  • Jan 27 Jozef Israels, Dutch landscape painter, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1911)
  • Jan 29 Karl von Perfall, German composer and music director (Royal Bavarian Court and Residence Theater, 1868-92), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1907)