Famous People Born in February 1829

  • Feb 1 John Potts Slough, American politician, lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1867)
  • Feb 2 Alfred Brehm, German zoologist (d. 1884)
  • Feb 11 William Anderson Pile, American politician, minister, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1889)
  • Feb 13 Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Netherlands Spectator) (d. 1899)
  • Feb 14 Alfred Iverson Jr., Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Clinton, Georgia (d. 1911)
  • Feb 15 Silas Weir Mitchell, American physician (discovered causalgia, erythromelalgia) and author (Roland Blake, Hugh Wynne), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1914)
  • Feb 18 Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Opelousas, Louisiana (d. 1864)
  • Feb 21 Johnson Hagood, American politician (Governor of South Carolina 1880-82) and Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Barnwell, South Carolina (d. 1898)

Levi StraussLevi Strauss (1829-1902)

Feb 26 German-born American clothing designer who founded the 1st company to manufacture blue jeans (Levi Strauss & Co.), born in Buttenheim, Bavaria