February 1841 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 1 William H H Davenport, stage medium, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Feb 2 François-Alphonse Forel, Swiss hydrologist (d. 1912)
  • Feb 4 Clément Ader, French aviation pioneer (d. 1926)
  • Feb 12 Gijsbert van Tienhoven, Dutch mayor (Amsterdam) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1891-1894
  • Feb 15 Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, Brazilian politician (d. 1913)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 25 Pierre Auguste Renoir, Limoges France, Impressionist painter/sculptor

Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • Feb 26 Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general (Egypt)
  • Feb 27 [Eleanor] Agnes Lee, daughter of US general Robert E. Lee
  • Feb 28 Adrien Albert Marie de Mun, French politician (d. 1914)

Weddings in History

  • Feb 17 Dutch ex-king Willem I marries Henriette d'Oultremont de Wégimont

Deaths in History

  • Feb 11 J H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter, dies at 55
  • Feb 13 Thomas Ainsworth, English/Dutch industrialist, dies at 45
  • Feb 15 Sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch dr/chemist (electrical car), dies at 53