Famous People Born in February 1881

  • Feb 1 Jose Ignacio Quinton, composer
  • Feb 2 Karl Frederick, pistol champ (Olympic-gold-1920)
  • Feb 4 Kliment J Woroshilov, marshal/president USSR (1953-60)
  • Feb 4 Fernand L├ęger, French painter (d. 1955)
  • Feb 5 Frederick Leonard Lonsdale, British playwright (Balkan Princess)
  • Feb 6 Karl Weigl, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna (d. 1949)
  • Feb 13 Eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin)
  • Feb 14 Otto Selz, German psychologist
  • Feb 14 William John Gruffydd, Welsh poet/scholar (Ynys yr Hud)
  • Feb 16 Maurits H E Uyldert, Dutch poet/writer (Youth of a Poet)
  • Feb 19 Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)
  • Feb 19 Evert Gorter, founder of Dutch medical child care
  • Feb 19 Paul Zech, German writer, born in Briesen, Western Prussia (d. 1946)
  • Feb 20 Pedro Munoz Seca, Spanish playwright (Vengeanza de Don Mendo)
  • Feb 21 Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
  • Feb 22 Joseph B. Ely, American politician (d. 1956)
  • Feb 23 Titus [Anno S] Brandsma, Dutch philosopher
  • Feb 25 William Foster, Mass, Communist Presidential candidate (1924,28,32)
  • Feb 27 Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician
  • Feb 27 Sveinn Bjornsson, 1st president of Iceland (1944-52)/poet (Figur ild)