Famous People Born in February 1821

Elizabeth BlackwellElizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910)

Feb 3 English-American physician who was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, born in Bristol, England

  • Feb 10 William Read Scurry, (Confederate Army Brigadier General, (d. 1864))
  • Feb 11 Auguste-Édouard Mariette, French Egyptologist (d. 1881)
  • Feb 11 Hermann Allmers, writer
  • Feb 15 Abraham de Amorie van der de Have, Dutch theologist and poet, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1848)
  • Feb 16 Heinrich Barth, German geographer and explorer (Central Africa), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1865)
  • Feb 17 Lola Montez, Irish dancer and courtesan, born in Grange, Ireland (d. 1861)
  • Feb 19 Francis Preston Blair Jr., (Rep-Missouri), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 1875)
  • Feb 21 Charles Scribner, American magazine and book publisher, born in New York City (d. 1871)