Famous People Born in January 1853

  • Jan 1 Hans Koessler, German composer, conductor and music teacher, born in Waldeck, Kingdom of Bavaria (d. 1926)
  • Jan 3 Iwan Knorr, German composer, born in Mewe (d. 1916)
  • Jan 7 Nikolai Arkas, Ukrainian composer (Katerina), and musicologist, born in Nikolayev (d. 1909)
  • Jan 11 Georgios Jakobides, Greek painter (d. 1926)
  • Jan 11 Gustav Falke, German author/poet (Der Mann im Nebel)
  • Jan 12 Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro, Italian mathematician (tensor analysis)

André MichelinAndré Michelin (1853-1931)

Jan 16 French industrialist, tire manufacturer (Michelin) and publisher of the Michelin Guide, born in Paris

  • Jan 16 Gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947)
  • Jan 16 Johnston Forbes-Robertson, British actor and theatre director (Kathleen), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • Jan 16 Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1900)
  • Jan 17 Alva Belmont, American socialite & suffragette (d. 1933)
  • Jan 28 Jose Martí y Perez, Cuban poet, essayist and politician (fought for independence from Spain), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1895)
  • Jan 30 Leland Hone, Irish cricket wicketkeeper (1 Test; first Irishman to represent England; MCC), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1896)