Famous People Born in January 1883

  • Jan 1 Federigo Tozzi, Italian writer and journalist (La Torre, Tre Croci), born in Siena, Italy (d. 1920)
  • Jan 1 IchirĊ Hatoyama, Japanese politician, Prime Minister (1954-56), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1959)

Clement AttleeClement Attlee (1883-1967)

Jan 3 British Prime Minister (L-1945-51), born in Putney, London

  • Jan 4 Johanna Westerdijk, botanist and Netherlands 1st female professor (Utrecht, 1917-52), born in Nieuwer-Amste, Netherlands (d. 1917)
  • Jan 4 Max Eastman, American critic/essayist and editor of The Masses (d. 1969)
  • Jan 6 Khalil Gibran, Lebanese mystic & poet (The Prophet, Broken Wings), born in Bsharri, Lebanon (d. 1931)
  • Jan 7 Andrew Browne Cunningham, Irish British admiral (First Sea Lord of the Admiralty 1943-46), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1963)
  • Jan 8 Josue Teofilo Wilkes, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1968)
  • Jan 8 Patrick J. Hurley, United States Secretary of War (d. 1963)
  • Jan 8 Pavel Filonov, Russian painter (d. 1941)
  • Jan 10 Aleksei Tolstoi, Russian poet (Pjotr Peroyj), born in Pugachyov, Russia (d. 1945)
  • Jan 10 Florence Reed, American silent film actress (Dancing Girl), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • Jan 10 Francis X. Bushman, American silent film actor (Sabrina; Ben-Hur), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1966)
  • Jan 19 Hermann Abendroth, German conductor (Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, 1934-45), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1956)
  • Jan 20 Bertram Home Ramsay, English naval officer (Admiral who oversaw Dunkirk evacuations and Normandy landings), born in London, England (d. 1945)
  • Jan 21 Amang Rodriguez, Filipino politician (d. 1964)
  • Jan 21 Olav Aukrust, Norwegian poet (advocated literary use of Nynorsk), born in Lom, Norway (d. 1929)
  • Jan 24 Estelle Winwood [Goodwin], British-American stage and screen character actress (Quality Street; Darby O'Gill and the Little Peoples; The Producers), and oldest member of the Screen Actors Guild, born in Lee, Kent, England (d. 1984)
  • Jan 26 Bindo Maserati, Italian auto engineer and businessman (manager Maserati Racing; founder O.S.C.A. Racing), born in Voghera, Italy (d. 1980)