Birthdays in History in January 1841

  • Jan 10 George Melville, polar explorer and naval engineer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1912)
  • Jan 14 Berthe M P Morisot, French painter/aquarellist
  • Jan 25 John Arbuthnot Fisher, Ceylon, 1st Baron Fisher/admiral of the fleet
  • Jan 27 Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (d. 1910)

Person of interestHenry Morton Stanley

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

Journalist and Explorer Henry Morton Stanley
Journalist and Explorer
Henry Morton Stanley
  • Jan 30 Alfred Townsend George, American Civil War journalist, born in Georgetown, Delaware (d. 1914)
  • Jan 30 FĂ©lix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (1895-99), born in Paris (d. 1899)