Famous people born in 1 January

Paul Revere

Paul Revere

Paul Revere was an American industrialist and revolutionary

AmericanJanuary 1, 1735122 views

Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Coubertin was a French educator and historian who played a major role in the founding of the International Olympic Committee.

FrenchJanuary 1, 186381 views

J. Edgar Hoover

J Edgar Hoover served as first director of Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1935 until 1972

AmericanJanuary 1, 1895109 views

Samuel de Champlain

Samuel de Champlain was a French explorer hailed as "The Father of New France"

FrenchJanuary 1, 1574129 views

Thomas Wolsey

Thomas Wolsey was an English cardinal and statesman, who dominated King Henry VIII’s government from 1515 to 1529

BritishJanuary 1, 1473122 views

Thomas Newcomen

Thomas Newcomen was a British inventor who developed the world’s first steam engine

BritishJanuary 1, 1664684 views

John Colet

John Colet was an English theologian who was a major promoter of Renaissance humanism during the late 15th and early 16th century

BritishJanuary 1, 1467181 views

Peyo Yavorov

Peyo Yavorov was a Bulgarian romantic poet

Moussa Dadis Camara

Moussa Dadis Camara is a former President of Guinea and also a career military man

GuineanJanuary 1, 1964149 views

Ivica Dačić

Ivica Dacic is currently the First Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia

SerbianJanuary 1, 1966361 views