Famous People Born in February 1781

  • Feb 9 Johann Baptist von Spix, German scientist (d. 1826)
  • Feb 17 René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, French inventor (stethoscope)
  • Feb 17 René Laënnec, French physician (invented the stethoscope), born in Quimper, France (d. 1826)
  • Feb 18 Henry Martyn, Truro, missionary