Birthdays in History in February 1804

  • Feb 5 Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finland, poet
  • Feb 6 Ragnerus L van Andringa de Kempenaer, Dutch officer/swindler

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Feb 7 John Deere, American blacksmith and manufacturer (founded Deere & Company) born in Rutland, Vermont (d. 1886)

Deere & Company Founder John Deere
Deere & Company Founder
John Deere
  • Feb 8 Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer, born in Truro, Cornwall (d. 1834)
  • Feb 12 Heinrich Lenz, German physicist (d. 1865)
  • Feb 16 Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885)
  • Feb 17 Samuel Read Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1883)
  • Feb 19 Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky, German physician (d. 1878)
  • Feb 19 David Wark, Canadian politician (d. 1905)