Famous People Born in February 1874

  • Feb 1 Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Austria, poet/dramatist/essayist
  • Feb 3 Franklyn Dyall, actor (Easy Virtue), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 3 Gertrude Stein, Penn, author (Autobiography of Alice B Toklas)
  • Feb 6 Milton Bennett Medary, US, architect (Washington Chapel)
  • Feb 9 Amy Lowell, US poet/critic (Patterns, Sword Blades & Poppy Seed)
  • Feb 9 Vsevolod Meyerhold, Russian theatrical director/actor (Houligan)
  • Feb 11 Elsa Beskow, [Maartman], Swedish children's book/fairy tales author
  • Feb 11 Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer
  • Feb 13 Hendrik Spiekman, Dutch politician (social-democratic)
  • Feb 15 Emilis Melngailis, composer

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Feb 15 Ernest Shackleton, British-Irish polar explorer (Endurance, Antarctica), born in Kilkea, Ireland (d. 1922)

Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton
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Ernest Shackleton
  • Feb 16 Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (d. 1935)
  • Feb 17 Thomas J Watson, US, representative/founder (IBM)
  • Feb 20 Mary Garden, Aberdeen Scotland, opera star
  • Feb 22 Bill Klem, American baseball umpire (d. 1951)
  • Feb 23 Konstantin P├Ąts, Estonian PM (1921-23, 1932-33), dictator (1933-40)

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Feb 24 Honus Wagner, American baseball shortstop (Pittsburgh Pirates, 1900-17), born in Chartiers, Pennsylvania (d. 1955)

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Honus Wagner
  • Feb 26 Carl Vogler, Swiss composer, born in Oberrohrdorf (d. 1958)
  • Feb 28 Soledad Jiminez, Santander Spain, actor (Phantom ofthe Range)