Famous People Born in February 1812

Charles DickensCharles Dickens (1812-1870)

Feb 7 English writer ("Oliver Twist"; "A Tale of Two Cities"; "A Christmas Carol"), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire

Alexander H. StephensAlexander H. Stephens (1812-1883)

Feb 11 American Vice President of the Confederate States (1861-65), born in Crawfordville, Georgia

  • Feb 11 Benjamin Franklin Sands, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1883)
  • Feb 14 Alfred Thomas Agate, American artist, born in Sparta, New York (d. 1846)

Charles Lewis TiffanyCharles Lewis Tiffany (1812-1902)

Feb 15 American jeweler and founder of Tiffany & Co, born in Killingly, Connecticut

Henry WilsonHenry Wilson (1812-1875)

Feb 16 American politician, 18th Vice President (Republican: 1873-75) and Senator (Massachusetts 1855-73), born in Farmington, New Hampshire

  • Feb 19 Lauro Rossi, Italian composer (I falsi monetari), born in Macerata (d. 1885)
  • Feb 29 Hermann Hirschboch, German composer and music critic, born in Berlin, Prussia (d. 1888)
  • Feb 29 Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1880, also on 29 February)