Famous People Born in February 1820

  • Feb 1 George Hendric Houghton, American Protestant Episcopal clergyman (d. 1897)
  • Feb 2 Hans E Schack, Danish politician/writer (Phantasterne)
  • Feb 3 Elisha Kent Kane, US Arctic explorer (Kane Basin off NW Greenland)

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Feb 8 William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), (d. 1891)

  • Feb 13 Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer

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Feb 15 Susan B. Anthony, American social reformer and women's suffrage movement leader, born in Adams, Massachusetts (d. 1906)

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  • Feb 17 Henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons)
  • Feb 17 Elz√©ar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898)
  • Feb 20 Mahlon Dickerson Manson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • Feb 28 John Tenniel, England, cartoonist/illustrator (Alice in Wonderland)
  • Feb 29 Adolf Schimon, composer