January 1712 in History

Birthdays in History

Frederick the GreatFrederick the Great (1712-1786)

Jan 24 King of Prussia (1740-86), born in Berlin, Prussia

  • Jan 24 Georg Friedrich Schmidt, German engraver and etcher (court artist for King Frederick of Prussia and Empress Elizabeth of Russia), born in Wandlitz (d. 1775)
  • Jan 28 Tokugawa Ieshige, Japanese shogun (d. 1761)