Famous People Born in February 1845

  • Feb 3 Ernst von Wildenbruch, German playwright (Sedan), born in Beirut in Lebanon (d. 1909)
  • Feb 14 Cecil De Vere, 1st official British chess champion (1866), born in London (d. 1875)
  • Feb 15 Elihu Root, American statesman (R)/US Secretary of State (1905-09)/Nobel Peace Prize (1912), born in Clinton, New York (d. 1937)

Alexander IIIAlexander III (1845-1894)

Feb 26 Russian Tsar (1881-94), born in the Winter Palace, St Petersburg, Russian Empire