Famous People Born in February 1748

  • Feb 2 Christian Gottfried Thomas, German composer, publisher, and musicologist, born in Wehrsdorf, (d. 1806)
  • Feb 5 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer, conductor and tutor of Ludwig van Beethoven, born in Shimnitz, Electorate of Saxony (now Germany) (d. 1798)
  • Feb 6 Adam Weishaupt, German philosopher & founder of the Order of the Illuminati, born in Ingolstadt, Germany (d. 1811)
  • Feb 9 Luther Martin, American patriot (d. 1826)
  • Feb 15 Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher, social reformer and founder of modern utilitarianism, born in London (d. 1832)