Famous People Born in January 1827

  • Jan 1 William Lewis Cabell ", Old Tige" American Brigadier General (Confederate Army) and Mayor of Dallas, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1911)
  • Jan 2 Peter Semenov of Tian Shan, Russian explorer (d. 1914)
  • Jan 6 John Calvin Brown, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Giles County, Tennessee (d. 1889)
  • Jan 6 John Wesley Frazer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Hardin County, Tennessee (d. 1906)
  • Jan 7 Sir Sandford Fleming, Scottish-Canadian engineer; introduced Universal Standard Time (d. 1915)
  • Jan 19 Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentine poet (Mexico, canto epico), born in Buenos, Aires, Argentina (d. 1918)
  • Jan 21 Ivan Pervushin, Russian mathematician, born in Perm Oblast, Russia (d. 1900)
  • Jan 23 Saigō Takamori, Japanese samurai & leader of Satsuma rebellion, born in Kajiyacho, Japan (d. 1877)