Birthdays in History in February 1778

  • Feb 4 A. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841)
  • Feb 6 Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis)
  • Feb 22 Rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death)

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Feb 25 Jose de San Martin, Yapeyú Corrientes, Argentine General, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru from Spanish rule

Revolutionary Leader José de San Martín
Revolutionary Leader
José de San Martín