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After the long ‘Holiday Season’, let’s kick-start 2016 with a look at the famous people born in January. The list includes creative and influential people who have passed away, but their contributions have left an everlasting imprint in the society.

So, let’s find out the famous people who were born in January, the first month of a year.

January 1:

Here are the famous people born on January 1:

J Edgar Hoover:

J Edgar Hoover (Credits: Wikimedia Website)
JE Hoover (Credits: Wikimedia)

Birth: 1895

Death: May 2, 1972

Occupation: Government Official

Satyendra Nath Bose:

SN Bose (Credits Wikipedia)
SN Bose (Credits: Wikipedia)

Birth: 1894

Death: February 4, 1974

Occupation: Physicist, Scientist

George Washington Carver:

Birth: 1864

Death: January 5, 1943

Occupation: Botanist, Chemist, Scientist, Inventor

January 2:

Here are the famous people born on January 2:

Isaac Asimov:

Isaac Asimov (Credits Wikipedia)
Isaac Asimov (Credits: Wikipedia)

Birth: 1920

Death: April 6, 1992

Occupation: Writer

January 3:

Here are the famous people born on January 3:

Clement Attlee:

Birth: 1883

Death: October 8, 1967

Occupation: Political Leader, Former British Prime Minister

January 4:

Here are the famous people born on January 4:

Louis Braille:

Birth: 1809

Death: January 6, 1852

Occupation: Educator, Inventor

Isaac Newton:

Isaac Newton (Credits: Wikipedia)
Isaac Newton (Credits: Wikipedia)

Birth: 1643

Death: March 31, 1727

Occupation: Philosopher, Astronomer, Physicist, Scientist, Mathematician

January 5:

Here are the famous people born on January 5:

Shah Jahan:

Birth: 1592

Death: January 22, 1666

Occupation: Fifth Mughal Emperor of India

January 8:

Here are the famous people born on January 8:

Elvis Presley:

E Presley (Credits Wikimedia)
E Presley (Credits: Wikimedia)

Birth: 1935

Death: August 16, 1977

Occupation: Film Actor, Singer

S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike:

Birth: 1899

Death: September 26, 1959

Occupation: Fourth Prime Minister of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)

January 9:

Here are the famous people born on January 9:

Richard Nixon:

Birth: 1913

Death: April 22, 1994

Occupation: Former US President

Har Gobind Khorana:

HG Khorana (Credits Wikimedia)
HG Khorana (Credits: Wikimedia)

Birth: 1922

Death: November 9, 2011

Occupation: Biochemist

January 12:

Here are the famous people born on January 12:

Swami Vivekananda:

Birth: 1863

Death: July 4, 1902

Occupation: Educator

January 15:

Here are the famous people born on January 15:

Aristotle Onassis:

Birth: 1906

Death: March 15, 1975

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Martin Luther King Jr:

ML King Jr (Credits Wikimedia)
ML King Jr (Credits: Wikimedia)

Birth: 1929

Death: April 4, 1968

Occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Minister

January 17:

Here are the famous people born on January 17:

Benjamin Franklin:

B Franklin (Credits Wikimedia)
B Franklin (Credits: Wikimedia)

Birth: 1706

Death: April 17, 1790

Occupation: Diplomat, Scientist, Inventor, Writer, Founding father of the US

Vidal Sassoon:

Birth: 1928

Death: May 9, 2012

Occupation: Hairdresser

George Joseph Stigler:

Birth: 1911

Death: December 1, 1991

Occupation: Economist

January 19:

Here are the famous people born on January 19:

Edgar Allan Poe:

Birth: 1809

Death: October 7, 1849

Occupation: Writer

James Watt:

J Watt (Credits Wikimedia)
J Watt (Credits: Wikimedia)

Birth: 1736

Death: August 25, 1819

Occupation: Inventor

January 21:

Here are the famous people born on January 21:

Christian Dior:

Birth: 1905

Death: October 23, 1957

Occupation: Fashion Designer

January 22:

Andre Marie Ampere:

Birth: 1775

Death: June 10, 1836

Occupation: Journalist, Educator, Physicist, Scientist

January 23:

Here are the famous people born on January 23:

Subhas Chandra Bose:

SC Bose (Credits Wikipedia)
SC Bose (Credits: Wikipedia)

Birth: 1897

Death: August 18, 1945

Occupation: Military Leader

January 25:

Here are the famous people born on January 25:

Robert Boyle:

Birth: 1627

Death: December 31, 1691

Occupation: Philosopher

January 26:

Here are the famous people born on January 26:

Paul Newman:

Birth: 1925

Death: September 26, 2008

Occupation: Film and Television Actor, Race Car Driver, Theatre Actor

January 27:

Here are the famous people born on January 27:

Lewis Carroll:

Birth: 1832

Death: January 14, 1898

Occupation: Author

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

WA Mozart (Credits Wikimedia)
WA Mozart (Credits: Wikimedia)

Birth: 1756

Death: December 5, 1791

Occupation: Pianist, Composer

Kaiser Wilhelm:

Birth: 1859

Death: June 4, 1941

Occupation: Emperor

Friedrich von Schelling:

Birth: 1775

Death: August 20, 1854

Occupation: Philisopher

Balthasar Neumann:

Birth: 1687

Death: August 19, 1753

Occupation: Architect

January 28:

Here are the famous people born on January 28:

Lala Lajpat Rai:

LL Rai (Credits Wikipedia)
LL Rai (Credits: Wikipedia)

Birth: 1865

Death: March 23, 1907

Occupation: Political Activist

January 29:

Here are the famous people born on January 29:

William McKinley:

Birth: 1843

Death: September 14, 1901

Occupation: Former US President

January 30:

Here are the famous people born on January 30:

Franklin D Roosevelt:

FD Roosevelt (Credits Wikipedia)
FD Roosevelt (Credits: Wikipedia)

Birth: 1882

Death: April 12, 1945

Occupation: Former US President

Amrita Shergil:

Birth: 1913

Death: December 5, 1941

Occupation: Painter

January 31:

Here are the famous people born on January 31:

Irving Langmuir:

I Langmuir (Credits: Wikipedia)
I Langmuir (Credits: Wikipedia)

Birth: 1881

Death: August 16, 1957

Occupation: Chemist, Physicist, Scientist

Famous People Born in January

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