Birthdays in History in February 1866

  • Feb 5 Arthur Keith, Persley Aberdeenshire, Scottish Anthropologist (human evolution)
  • Feb 5 Henri [Hendrik J] Hall, Dutch MP/comic (Put a Lid on it)
  • Feb 6 Karl T Sapper, German geography/geologist (Vulkankunde)
  • Feb 7 Raf[ael] Verhulst, [Koen Ravestein], Flemish writer (Jesus of Nazarus)
  • Feb 10 Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian
  • Feb 15 Bannister Fletcher, architect & architectural historian, born in London, England
  • Feb 16 Vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [NS=Feb 28]
  • Feb 20 Carl Westman, Swedish architect and designer (d. 1936)
  • Feb 24 Arthur Pearson, Wookey Somerset England, newspaper proprietor
  • Feb 24 Pyotr Nikolaevich Lebedev, Russian physicist (d. 1912)
  • Feb 25 Benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher
  • Feb 26 Herbert Henry Dow, pioneer in US chemical industry (Dow Chemical)
  • Feb 28 Vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [OS=2/16]