January 1817 in history

January 1817 events chronologically

Jan 19 An army of 5,423 soldiers, led by General José de San Martín, crosses the Andes from Argentina to liberate Chile and then Peru
Jan 24 Crossing of the Andes: Many soldiers of Juan Gregorio de las Heras are captured during the Action of Picheuta

Born in January 1817

Jan 2 François Chabas a French egyptologist.
Jan 8 Theophilus Shepstone a British South African statesman who was responsible for the annexation of the Transvaal to Britain in 1877.
Jan 10 Gustav Wilhelm Körber a German lichenologist.
Jan 26 Jean-Baptiste André Godin a French industrialist, writer and political theorist, and social innovator. A manufacturer of cast-iron stoves and influenced by Charles Fourier, he developed and built an industrial and residential community within Guise called the Familistère. He ultimately converted it to cooperative ownership and management by workers

Died in January 1817

Jan 1 Martin Heinrich Klaproth a German chemist who discovered uranium , zirconium , and cerium.
Jan 11 Timothy Dwight IV an American academic and educator, a Congregationalist minister, theologian, and author. He was the eighth president of Yale College
Jan 14 Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny a French composer and a member of the French Académie des Beaux-Arts.
Jan 16 Alexander J. Dallas (statesman) an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasury Secretary under President James Madison
Jan 22 Fryderyk Józef Moszyński a noble in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. He held the offices of Referendary of Lithuania, Great Secretary of Lithuania and Great Marshal of the Crown
Jan 28 F.L.Æ. Kunzen a German composer and conductor who lived and worked for much of his life in Denmark.