January 1843 in history

Top 7 most famous people born in January 1843

Jan 8 Frederick Abberline a Chief Inspector for the London Metropolitan Police and was a prominent police figure in the investigation into the Jack the Ripper murders of 1888.
Jan 10 Frank James a Confederate soldier, guerrilla and outlaw. He was the older brother of outlaw Jesse James and was also part of the James–Younger Gang
Jan 11 C. Y. O'Connor best known for his work in Australia, especially the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme.
Jan 22 Friedrich Blass a German classical scholar.
Jan 25 Hermann Schwarz a German mathematician, known for his work in complex analysis. He was born in Hermsdorf, Silesia. He was married to Marie Kummer, a daughter of the mathematician Ernst Eduard Kummer and his wife Ottilie née Mendelssohn. They had six children
Jan 28 Mihkel Veske an Estonian poet and linguist.
Jan 29 William McKinley the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination on September 14, 1901, six months into his second term. McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American industry, and maintained the nation on the gold standard in a rejection of inflationary proposals

Top 7 most famous people died in January 1843

Jan 4 Hippolyte Bouchard a French Argentine sailor, pirate and corsair who fought for Argentina, Chile, and Peru.
Jan 4 Stevens T. Mason the territorial governor of the Michigan Territory, and later the first Governor of the state of Michigan. Mason guided the Michigan Territory into statehood. He was first appointed acting Territorial Secretary at the age of 19, then became acting Territorial Governor in 1834 at the age of 22. He was elected governor of the state of Michigan at age 23 as a member of the Democratic Party in 1835, and served until 1840. Mason is the youngest state governor in American history
Jan 11 Francis Scott Key an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".
Jan 13 Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark the daughter of Queen Caroline Matilda of Great Britain. Though officially regarded as the daughter of King Christian VII, it is widely accepted that her biological father was Johann Friedrich Struensee, the king’s royal physician and de facto regent of the country at the time of her birth. She was referred to sometimes as "la petite Struensee"; this did not, however, have any effect on her position
Jan 23 Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué a German writer of the romantic style.
Jan 24 Vasily Orlov-Denisov a Cossack Russian general. He was the son of Vasily Petrovich Orlov, Ataman of the Don Cossacks, and grandson of the first Earl of the Cossacks, General of Cavalry, Fedor Petrovich Denisov. In honour of his grandfather he added his surname to his own, becoming Orlov-Denisov on 26 April 1801
Jan 30 Friedrich von Adelung a German-Russian linguist, historian and bibliographer. His best known works are in the fields of bibliography of Sanskrit language and the European accounts of the Time of Troubles in Russia