On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1849

  • Feb 2 Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (d. 1921)
  • Feb 4 Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Les Chansons de Gueux)
  • Feb 13 Lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father
  • Feb 17 Selwyn Image, English painter and designer (Arts and Crafts Movement), born in Bodiam Sussex (d. 1930)
  • Feb 18 Alexander Lange Kielland, Norwegian writer (Gist; Fortuna; St. Hans Fest ), and politician (mayor; governor), born in Stavanger, Norway (d. 1906)
  • Feb 22 Nikolay Yakovlevich Sonin, Russian mathematician (d. 1915)