Famous People Born in January 1842

  • Jan 2 Amy Gaston Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist, born in Paris (d. 1919)
  • Jan 4 Frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)
  • Jan 6 Clarence King, American geologist & mountaineer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1901)
  • Jan 7 Johan Lindegren, Swedish composer, musician and teacher, born in Ullared, Sweden (d. 1908)

William JamesWilliam James (1842-1910)

Jan 11 American psychologist (The Principles of Psychology) and philosopher (Pragmatism), born in NYC, New York

  • Jan 12 Francois Coppee, French poet, born in Paris (d. 1908)
  • Jan 15 Blessed Mary McKillop, Australian nun & candidate for sainthood, born in Fitzroy, Australia (d. 1909)
  • Jan 15 Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1925)
  • Jan 18 Albert Alonzo Ames, American politician, famously corrupt Mayor of Minneapolis, born in Garden Prairie, Illinois (d. 1911)
  • Jan 22 Henri MarĂ©chal, French composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1924)
  • Jan 28 Vasily Osipovich Klyuchevsky, Russian imperial historian, born in Penza Governorate, Russia (d. 1911)