On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1705

  • Feb 6 Johann Matthias Leffloth, German composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1731)
  • Feb 15 Charles-AndrĂ© Van Loo, French Rococo painter, born in Nice, France (d. 1765)
  • Feb 21 Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (d. 1781)
  • Feb 22 Peter Arctedius, [Artedi], Swedish biologist