Famous People Born in February 1852

  • Feb 2 Teunis Stoel, Dutch actor and director (Small Theater), born in Rotterdam (d. 1914)
  • Feb 5 Terauchi Masatake, Japanese soldier and politician (Prime Minister of Japan 1916-18), born in Hirai Village, Japan (d. 1919)
  • Feb 12 Hendrik Blink, Dutch geographer (Van de Eems tot de Schelde) (d. 1931)
  • Feb 13 Johan Louis Emil Dreyer, Danish-British astronomer (New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1926)

Charles Taze RussellCharles Taze Russell (1852-1916)

Feb 16 American religious leader (founder of the Bible School Movement that led to Jehovah's Witnesses), born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania

  • Feb 16 Mary Ewing Outerbridge, American citizen credited with importing tennis to the US from Bermuda (1874), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1886)
  • Feb 16 William S. Scarborough, American linguist and author (Birds of Aristophanes), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 1926)
  • Feb 20 Nikolai Garin-Michailovski], Russian railroad engineer (Trans-Siberian railway) and author (Tjoma Kartashov), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1906) [OS=2/08]
  • Feb 21 Burner Matthews, American academic and critic who established study of theatre (NY Times), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1929)
  • Feb 22 Pieter Klazes Pel, Dutch physician (Pel-Ebstein fever), born in Smallingerland, Netherlands (d. 1919)
  • Feb 24 George Moore, Irish painter and novelist (Esther Waters), born in Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland (d. 1933)
  • Feb 26 John Harvey Kellogg, American surgeon and nutritionist, inspired flaked cereal industry, born in Tyrone, Michigan (d. 1943)
  • Feb 29 Frank Gavan Duffy, Australian judge (d. 1936)