Famous People Born in February 1859

  • Feb 1 Victor Herbert, composer (Babes in Toyland, Kiss in Dark), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Feb 2 Havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex)
  • Feb 3 Hugo Junkers, German aircraft designer (d. 1935)
  • Feb 4 Timofei Mikhailov, Russian revolutionary, member of Narodnaya Volya (d. 1881)
  • Feb 8 John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop)
  • Feb 10 Alexandre Millerand, French President (d. 1943)
  • Feb 13 Frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist
  • Feb 13 William Strang, Scottish painter/engraver
  • Feb 14 George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)
  • Feb 18 Sholem Aleichem, [Solomon Rabinowitz], author (Fiddler on the Roof)
  • Feb 19 Svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903)