Famous People Born in February 1778

  • Feb 4 A. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841)
  • Feb 6 Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis)
  • Feb 12 Franz Joseph Volkert, composer
  • Feb 13 Fernando Sor, composer
  • Feb 14 Fernando Sor, Spanish composer (d. 1839)
  • Feb 22 Rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death)

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Feb 25 José de San Martín, Argentine General, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru from Spanish rule, born in Yapeyú, Argentina (d. 1850)

Revolutionary Leader José de San Martín
Revolutionary Leader
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