January 1793 in history

January 1793 events chronologically

Jan 9 Jean-Pierre Blanchard becomes the first person to fly in a balloon in the United States
Jan 13 Nicolas Jean Hugon de Bassville, representative of Revolutionary France, lynched by a mob in Rome
Jan 21 After being found guilty of treason by the French Convention, Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine
Jan 23 Second Partition of Poland

Top 7 most famous people born in January 1793

Jan 3 Lucretia Mott an American Quaker, abolitionist, a women's rights activist, and a social reformer.
Jan 5 Harvey Putnam an American lawyer and politician. He was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and served in the New York Senate
Jan 6 James Madison Porter the 18th United States Secretary of War and a founder of Lafayette College.
Jan 8 Ludwig Reichenbach a German botanist and ornithologist.
Jan 15 Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller an Austrian painter and writer. Waldmüller was one of the most important Austrian painters of the Biedermeier period
Jan 17 Antonio José Martínez a New Mexican priest, educator, publisher, rancher, farmer, community leader, and politician. He lived through and influenced three distinct periods of New Mexico's history: the Spanish period, the Mexican period, and the American occupation and subsequent territorial period. Martínez appears as a character in Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop
Jan 28 Jacques Collin de Plancy a French occultist, demonologist and writer; he published several works on occultism and demonology.

Died in January 1793

Jan 1 Francesco Guardi a Venetian painter of veduta, a member of the Venetian School. He is considered to be among the last practitioners, along with his brothers, of the classic Venetian school of painting
Jan 4 Bengt Lidner a Swedish poet, born in Gothenburg. His opera Medea was translated to English and played in England during his lifetime, but wasn't played in Sweden until 2004
Jan 19 Katsukawa Shunshō a Japanese painter and printmaker in the ukiyo-e style, and the leading artist of the Katsukawa school. Shunshō studied under Miyagawa Shunsui, son and student of Miyagawa Chōshun, both equally famous and talented ukiyo-e artists. Shunshō is most well known for introducing a new form of yakusha-e, prints depicting Kabuki actors. However, his bijin-ga paintings, while less famous, are said by some scholars to be "the best in the second half of the century"
Jan 20 Louis-Michel le Peletier marquis de Saint-Fargeau a French politician.
Jan 21 Louis XVI of France King of France and Navarre from 1774 until 1791, after which he was subsequently King of the French from 1791 to 1792, before his deposition and execution during the French Revolution. His father, Louis, Dauphin of France, was the son and heir apparent of Louis XV of France. As a result of the Dauphin's death in 1765, Louis succeeded his grandfather in 1774
Jan 30 Alois Friedrich von Brühl a Polish-Saxon diplomat, politician, Freemason, soldier, actor and playwright.