On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1789

  • Feb 1 Hippolyte-André-Baptiste Chélard, French violist, composer and conductor, born in Paris (d. 1861)
  • Feb 8 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer
  • Feb 9 Franz Xaver Gabelsberger, German inventor of the stenography (d. 1849)
  • Feb 15 Friedrich Fesca, German violinist, and composer, born in Magdeburg, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1826)