Famous People Born in January 1841

  • Jan 10 George Melville, American polar explorer & naval engineer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1912)
  • Jan 14 Berthe Morisot, French painter, born in Bourges, France (d. 1895)
  • Jan 15 Lord Frederick Stanley, British politician & presenter of hockey's Stanley Cup, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1908)
  • Jan 18 (Alexis) Emmanuel Chabrier, French pianist and composer (España; Joyeuse marche; Le roi malgré lui), born in Ambert, Puy-de-Dôme (d. 1894)
  • Jan 23 Benoît-Constant Coquelin, French actor, born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France (d. 1909)
  • Jan 25 John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, British admiral, born in Ramboda, Sri Lanka (d. 1920)
  • Jan 27 Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (d. 1910)

Henry Morton Stanley

Jan 28 Henry Morton Stanley, Welsh journalist and African explorer (found Livingstone in Africa), born in Denbigh, Wales (d. 1904)

  • Jan 28 Viktor Ernst Nessler, Alsatian composer, born in Baldenheim, Alsace (d. 1890)
  • Jan 30 Alfred Townsend George, American Civil War journalist, born in Georgetown, Delaware (d. 1914)
  • Jan 30 Félix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (1895-99), born in Paris (d. 1899)