On This Day

Birthdays in History in January 1783

  • Jan 12 Erik Gustaf Geijer, Swedish historian/poet (Natthimmelen)
  • Jan 23 Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle], French writer (Le Rouge et de Noir, a Chartreuse de Parme), born in Grenoble, France (d. 1842)
  • Jan 29 Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9]